Sunset Beach Bungalows
How about a swinging bungalow?
Lubo Beach, Ko Jum T: (085) 797 1602
In an idyllic setting where North Beach juts out slightly into the sea, the only thing that's not creative about Sunset Beach is the name.
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Perched right over the sand, a recently refurbished "swinging bungalow" is literally roped to the coconut trees, while a treehouse bungalow is perched fairly high off the sand. Both of these have mattresses on the floor and rely on a little brick block of cold-water shared bathrooms. The treehouse is accessed by a somewhat daunting ladder -- not a good idea if you plan on drinking a lot. Other fan-cooled bungalows come with private bathrooms and include thatch-roof circular bamboo cottages with large wrap-around porches, and a family bungalow with two floors. The place is run by a very friendly islander named Mr Zen, who can often be found hacking open the green coconuts that fall daily from the abundant trees. There's also the funky two-floor Lubo Bar, which sits perched over the beach with no shortage of red, yellow and green.
Type of room, low and high season prices
Room: Bungalow fan share bathroom, low season: 150 baht, high season 250 baht. Notes: For swinging bungalow or treehouse
Room: Bungalow fan private bathroom, low season: 300 baht, high season 500 baht. Notes: Upto 700 baht
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