Looks like it has been hit by an asteroid
There’s charmingly dilapidated, and then there’s just plain dilapidated.
It was hard to believe that this place was actually still in operation. The front porch of the ’restaurant’ (that is, the place where they hang the laundry up to dry) looked like it had been hit by an asteroid. Some of the bungalows had their windows blown out, curtains flapping in the breeze; others looked to be inhabited though there wasn’t a soul to be seen there on our visit. Set just off the main road to the pier, here’s little in the way of a garden to view here, though the white sands of Loh Jark beach are just a two-minute walk away. Not much to recommend, aside from its dirt-cheap price. Given its rough state, Garden View seems ripe for demolition.
Address: 88/2 Moo 2, Prunai Rd, Ko Yao Yai
T: (081) 535 1212 ;
Coordinates (for GPS): 98º34'34.18" E, 7º55'58.98" N
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Room rates: Under 600B
What we were quoted as a walk-in.
|Bungalow fan private bathroom||300 baht||300 baht|
Lana Willocks is a freelance writer from Canada based in Phuket. Her love affair with Thailand began on a university exchange programme in Bangkok, then she returned to Phuket on the auspicious date of 9-9-1999 and never left.
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