Ao Pong Resort
Get away from it all
Ao Nid, Ko Maak T: (090) 780 7867, (080) 640 4633
Located at the bottom of the hill just past Ao Nid pier, this cute resort is perfect for those who need some serious down time.
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Seven spacious and clean bungalows are perched on stilts over a grassy hill with huge wood porches that afford fantastic sunset views. You can choose between fan and air-con, and most rooms have tile floors, soft beds, lots of screened windows and large hot water bathrooms. There's also one smaller fan bungalow with unfinished wood walls that's a bit more rustic. The resort has a cosy common area with a flatscreen TV, a few books, sofa and floor cushions. You'll also find a handful of hammocks strung amid the trees that hang over the resort's tiny but picturesque beach. Overall this is a relaxing spot with a charming atmosphere, and it's quite popular so reservations are recommended. On the eastern side of this same peninsula, Pano Resort has reasonably comfortable stilted log cabins in a similarly quiet but less charming spot with a rocky shore.
Type of room, low and high season prices
Room: Bungalow fan private bathroom, low season: 400 baht, high season 600 baht. Notes: Less 100 baht for a smaller hut
Room: Bungalow air-con private bathroom, low season: 800 baht, high season 1,200 baht. Notes:
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