Dream Valley Resort

Dream Valley Resort

Air-con and a pool in Tonsai?

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Dream Valley is, at time of writing, the only place in Tonsai to offer a swimming pool—and it’s an attractive one with two tiers and spacious decks.

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Smart digs for Tonsai. : David Luekens.
Smart digs for Tonsai. Photo: David Luekens

Surrounding the pool are the brushed concrete superior rooms with terraces, desks, fridges, safes, flatscreen TVs, firm beds on raised concrete frames and modern bathrooms with hot water. Freestanding cottages fetch a bit more cash and while neither of these room types are particularly memorable, they are the most luxurious digs in Tonsai at research time (June 2018). You even get electricity all night long.

A second wave of older rooms come in orange freestanding bungalows that stretch back for some distance into the forest beyond the pool. This is the Dream Valley of yesteryear—it’s like a different resort and is only worth checking out if you’re having heatstroke and need air-con for as cheap as possible. The air-con bungalows are musty and old, and the only redeeming feature is the air-con itself.

An example of the older rooms. : David Luekens.
An example of the older rooms. Photo: David Luekens

There are also fan bungalows but the ones we saw didn’t have mozzie nets and you’ll find better at Paasook or Chill Out. But we do like that pool if you’re willing to splurge on a deluxe.

Contact details for Dream Valley Resort

Address: Ao Tonsai
T: (075) 819 810-2 ; (064) 021 2221;  
Email: info@dreamvalleykrabi.com
Web: http://www.dreamvalleykrabi.com/
Coordinates (for GPS): 98º50'4.59" E, 8º1'11.5" 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 400 baht 600 baht
Bungalow air-con private bathroom 600 baht 900 baht
Standard double room
Air–con
800 baht 1,500 baht
Deluxe bungalow 1,200 baht 2,500 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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