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Ya Nui is small and everything is close together. None of the bungalows are directly on the beach but sit just a few metres away.
Since opening in late 2014, the four-storey, 43-room Windmill has become the most visible place to stay in the Ya Nui area. From the outside it looks like another run-of-the-mill concrete hotel, but we were pleasantly surprised when venturing inside. First, the swimming pool is massive, with a small kiddie pool at one end plus a shaded area along the edge with massage salas. The rooms are also... Read our full review of The Windmill Phuket Hotel.
Just a handful of bungalows surrounding palm trees and gardens, Ya Nui Seaview is a great pick for those wanting to be just across the beach. Sitting at the northern end of the beach, the establishment is very peaceful despite its location near the road. Each bungalow is large and divided into two open and breezy rooms. Every room has a fan, air-con, WiFi, fridge, kettle, safe and satellite TV.... Read our full review of Ya Nui Seaview.
Built on a hilltop at the southern end of Ya Nui beach, Nai Ya Beach Bungalows are rustic with a price that does not match. The 20 wooden bungalows are tiny with thatched, bamboo interiors and individual balconies with enough room to hold only a small chair. The only thing separating the standard and superior bungalows is a mini-fridge that will set you back 200 baht. It was quiet in comparison... Read our full review of Nai Ya Beach Bungalows.
The long-running Yanui Bungalows are now priced firmly beyond a backpacker’s budget, but they remain Ya Nui’s most popular place to stay. This family-run row of concrete bungalows is set in shaded grounds just across the road from the beach. These were completely full when we stopped by, but we were told all rooms have air-con, cable TV, fridges and private bathrooms with hot water showers.... Read our full review of Yanui Bungalows.