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Mai Pen Rai Bungalows

Great place to relax and hang out

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What we say: 3.5 stars

The oldest and largest bungalow operator on Than Sadet, Mai Pen Rai is very popular among backpackers as well as families with small children. Mai pen rai means never mind or no worries, both of which appropriately convey the relaxed attitude here. The restaurant is Than Sadet's most popular hang-out with its comfortable new-hippy vibe and wide selection of delicious food. Most of Mai Pen Ria's 35 bungalows are found on the southern edge of Haad Sadet, either on the beach or along the small river that flows into the sea, but there are also several set along the sea at the base of the northern cliff. The pricier beachfront bungalows are in the best shape, though all of Mai Pen Rai's huts are clean and spacious. The huts along the river are drafty, which can be nice on hot nights but allows for plenty of insect and reptile activity. Guests will also hear a nightly chorus of cicadas and assorted lizard calls. The low-prices huts also feature worn linens and tattered, yet functional mosquito nets. With a great English-speaking staff, internet access, and a small shop and bookstore, Mai Pen Rai has it all.


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Contact details:

Haad Sadet, Ko Pha Ngan.  T: (077) 445 090 
Email them at: maipenrai@thansadet.com
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What we were quoted

Type of room Low season High season Notes
Bungalow fan private b'room 600 baht 600 baht Second row
Beachfront bungalow 800 baht 800 baht
Bungalow fan share b'room 250 baht 250 baht Private outdoor bathroom. On the river.

Added to Travelfish on: 30th March, 2004
Last visited or updated on: 25th February, 2009

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One of the better ones
By tezza, 07 September 2009
4.0  stars

Quiet peace of paradise
By amazon_blonde, 25 March 2009
5.0  stars

We loved it
By ding, 24 January 2008
5.0  stars

There's a place under sun
By itchy, 23 May 2004
4.0  stars

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