A good option
Ao Kwai T: (081) 891 9809, (089) 289 8622
Marina Resort is only a couple of years old and has the most comfortable bungalows on this beach though the garden isn't anything special yet.
The well spaced out wooden bungalows have beautiful wooden floors and are well furnished, making them very good value for money. More bungalows are planned for next season but there's quite a lot of land so hopefully they won't get built too close together. The resort also has some new but basic small bamboo huts. These are in a prime location and may be replaced by better, more expensive bungalows – but in the meantime they make quite decent beachfront lodgings for someone on a tight budget. There's just a mattress on the floor, no fan, and the balconies look too flimsy to support a hammock but they are very clean and do come with private open-air bathroom with Western toilet. The resort also has a pleasant restaurant overlooking the beach.
Last updated on 28th December, 2011.
Type of room, low and high season prices
Room: Bungalow fan private bathroom, low season: 500 baht, high season 500 baht. Notes: Upto 600 baht, 200 baht for a bamboo hut