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Sabai Sabai

Nails the backpacker vibe

Ao Mook, Ko Phayam T: (087) 895 4653  Sabaisabai_thailand@yahoo.com
http://www.sabai-bungalows.com

Sabai Sabai

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The Thai term Sabai Sabai translates roughly as “really relaxed,” a fitting name for this mellow bungalow spot set in a quiet corner of the east coast.

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The cool British owner offers bungalows made of wood, thatch and bamboo, punctuated by orchids, seashells and hammocks. They’re each a little different: the cheapest little huts have mosquito nets over mattresses on the floor, cooled by fans and and relying on shared cold-water bathrooms with bucket-flush toilets.

Simple shaded bungalows.

Simple shaded bungalows. Photo: David Luekens

A “treehouse” bungalow is a little larger, featuring a coconut tree with a trunk that grows straight through the attached bathroom. A few larger wood bungalows are built along the sand and sleep up to four people, with two bedrooms in at least one of them. The mini-resort nails a laid-back backpacker atmosphere that includes floor cushions and a large book exchange in a roofed lounge along with a restaurant and beach bar. WiFi is free and electricity runs all night.

The beach stretching south from Sabai Sabai has no development and a private feel. The 10-minute walk north to the village takes you past the swanky Blue Sky Resort and several seafood restaurants. Sabai Sabai is a small spot drawing lots of repeat long-term guests; reserving in advance is recommended. Expect rates to jump a bit during peak season.

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Last updated on 12th January, 2017.


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Sabai Sabai
Ao Mook, Ko Phayam
T: (087) 895 4653 
Sabaisabai_thailand@yahoo.com
http://www.sabai-bungalows.com
Room rates: Under 600B

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