Klong Jark Bungalows
Fun vibe on a fabulous beach
89 Moo 5, Ao Khlong Jak, Ko Lanta T: (075) 665 016, (081) 737 0980
Locally owned Klong Jark Bungalows is the heart and soul of this beautiful beach.
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Owner Sue speaks perfect English and offers far more thoughtful and attentive service than you'll find at many of the big, expensive resorts elsewhere on Lanta. A mix of bungalows are available, all with porches, from cramped woven bamboo fan deals to concrete air-con beachfront rooms with patriotic exterior paint jobs of the Thai flag. All of the rooms come with cold water and could use a good sprucing up; mosquito nets with numerous holes and grotty bathrooms were a couple of the reasons that we gave Klong Jark a 7 rather than 8/10 score, but the friendly atmosphere and phenomenal beach location will probably make you forget the bare-bones digs. An on-site restaurant serves excellent Thai food, and the entertaining bartenders are known to make some mean cocktails. Expect a fun, social atmosphere during high season, when fire shows light up the nights. A short walk from the beach brings you to Sun Moon Bungalows, a less friendly spot with slightly newer bungalows at slightly higher prices.
Type of room, low and high season prices
Room: Bungalow fan private bathroom, low season: 400 baht, high season 500 baht. Notes:
Room: Dbl air-con private bathroom, low season: 600 baht, high season 700 baht. Notes:
Room: Bungalow air-con private bathroom, low season: 800 baht, high season 1,000 baht. Notes:
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