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Elephant Bay Resort

Funky by the sea

Ao Bailan, Ko Chang T: (098) 836 3693 (097) 156 9960  info@elephantbayresort.com
https://elephantbayresort.com/

Elephant Bay Resort

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Formerly known as Gu Bay Resort, Elephant Bay has successfully shed the property’s old lacklustre reputation by creating an artistic, laid-back vibe that extends into few types of flashpacker rooms.




We were pleasantly surprised to find new life at this old resort sporting a well-positioned swimming pool along the rocky coast in central Bailan. A common lounge with a bar, restaurant, billiards, darts board, foosball and funky palette of colours occupies a large wooden pavilion with a high roof. We arrived to find tattooed European hipsters kicking back on the attached deck.

Not your typical bungalow.

Not your typical bungalow. Photo: David Luekens

Available with fan or air-con, most of the 26 rooms occupy one of the two concrete motel-style attached buildings set on either side of a lawn that slopes down to a shore lined with trees and hammocks. The cramped budget rooms come with mosquito nets placed over firm mattresses propped on wooden boards off the floor, as well as hot-water wet bathrooms and perhaps a painting on the white walls, but nothing else apart from the clothes rack and free WiFi.

Also in the attached buildings, standard air-con editions are only slightly larger but with flatscreen TVs and imaginative murals in blue, red, turquoise, black and yellow. The same goes for the bungalows with ivy reaching over exterior walls and stonework in the porches—our favourite rooms on the property. All rooms have a utilitarian design, but with some pizazz.

Pick your splash pool.

Pick your splash pool. Photo: David Luekens

Just up the lane from Elephant Bay is Green Cottage, a long-running spot featuring bright-green air-con bungalows with dated appliances and sea-view porches, for around 1,200 baht in high season. Neighbouring Lantalay Seafood also has some cheaper bungalows set up in a row near the sea.

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Walk-in rates at Elephant Bay Resort

Type of room
Low
High
Type of room, low and high season prices
Standard double room
640 baht
800 baht
Fan-cooled
Superior double room
990 baht
1,350 baht
Air-con
Bungalow air-con private bathroom
1,400 baht
1,700 baht
Room: Standard double room, low season: 640 baht, high season 800 baht. Notes: Fan-cooled
Room: Superior double room, low season: 990 baht, high season 1,350 baht. Notes: Air-con
Room: Bungalow air-con private bathroom, low season: 1,400 baht, high season 1,700 baht. Notes:

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Where is Elephant Bay Resort

Elephant Bay Resort
Ao Bailan, Ko Chang
T: (098) 836 3693 (097) 156 9960 
info@elephantbayresort.com
https://elephantbayresort.com/
Coordinates (for GPS): 102º17'51.56" E, 11º59'26.32" N
Room rates: 600B to 1,500B

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