Bang Bao Beach Resort

Bang Bao Beach Resort

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A great choice for families and couples seeking some comforts, Bang Bao Beach Resort’s clean bungalows overlook an almost magical stretch of beachfront wrapped up in umbrella and banyan trees.

Travelfish says:

The sand runs right up to a half-oval of solid bungalows with furnished porches facing the sea. A few different styles include solid wood cabins, thatch-topped concrete cabanas and fretted Thai-style bungalows built of wood and concrete. Most rooms are freestanding, but there are some connecting rooms available for families. Extra beds can be added to most rooms for 500 baht.

Comfortable rooms all in a row. Photo by: David Luekens.
Comfortable rooms all in a row. Photo: David Luekens

If you’re willing to book well in advance or you have low season luck, the lone square-shaped wood bungalow set closest to the beach (on the beach really) represents great value in an incredible location. It has a partially open-air garden bathroom with hot water, though most rooms come with more typical tiled wet bathrooms.

In the clean rooms you also get a good-quality bed, mosquito net, desk, free WiFi, at least one cushioned chair and enough space for a cat to hide. Most rooms come with fan and air-con, and those with fan only are good options considering how mozzie nets make it possible to sleep with windows open to the sea breeze (just beware of monkeys through the night).

Pretty perfect. Photo by: David Luekens.
Pretty perfect. Photo: David Luekens

This is a small family-run resort and you won’t find added facilities apart from a beach bar and kayaks. It’s such a relaxing and beautiful setting that most guests have little choice but to become sun-tanned puddles of relaxation on the many beachfront lounge chairs. The staffers we met were cheerful and helpful, and you’ll find a bunch of restaurants just up the beach.

And again, there’s something magical about that beachfront.

Contact details for Bang Bao Beach Resort

Address: Haad Khlong Kloi, Bang Bao, Ko Chang
T: (093) 327 2788;  
Email: bangbaobeachresort@gmail.com
Web: http://www.bangbaobeachresort.com/
Coordinates (for GPS): 102º19'29.29" E, 11º58'28.22" N
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Room rates: 600B to 1,500B

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Bungalow fan private bathroom 700 baht 1,400 baht
Bungalow air-con private bathroom 800 baht 1,700 baht
Deluxe bungalow
Up to 1,450/2,500 baht for top-end bungalows.
1,100 baht 2,300 baht

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David Luekens first came to Thailand in 2005 when Thai friends from his former home of Burlington, Vermont led him on a life-changing trip. Based in Thailand since 2011, he spends much of his time eating in Bangkok street markets and island hopping the Andaman Sea.

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