Concrete budget bungalows
Season Bungalow has rows of cheap, clean concrete bungalows with fan or air-con set around a pair of shady lawns within sight of Golden Pearl Beach.
Set close to one another behind a large beachfront restaurant with concrete floors and a Chinese spirit shrine above reception, large tile-floor air-con bungalows painted beige come with little decor but are functional and fine for families on a budget. These have air-con, hot-water bathrooms and some cheap chairs set both inside and out on the roofed terraces.
Hidden away on a second lawn are Season’s fan bungalows, also concrete but equipped only with cold-water showers to go with flush toilets in the bathrooms. We like their acid-green exteriors a little better than the beige beauties over in the air-con section.
A similar option is Andaman Beach Resort further south; while nearby Golden Beach Resort has smaller air-con bungalows to go with a longer list of services.
Address: Golden Pearl Beach, Ko Jum
T: (081) 895 0049;
Coordinates (for GPS): 98º58'15.25" E, 7º48'26.98" N
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Room rates: 600B to 1,500B
What we were quoted as a walk-in.
|Bungalow fan private bathroom|
Up to 600 baht
|500 baht||500 baht|
|Bungalow air-con private bathroom||1,200 baht||1,500 baht|
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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