Free House Bungalows

Free House Bungalows

A rare backpacker option

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The bungalows at Free House are some of the cheapest options around if you’re looking for a resort with direct access to Bophut Beach.

Travelfish says:

A black sheep among the mostly large and expensive resorts found on this stretch of Bophut, Free House enjoys an excellent location around the centre of the beach and about a 10-minute walk west of Fisherman’s Village. A large restaurant serves quality Thai food beside the sand, with freestanding bungalows set in two rows that face one another across a central “garden” shaded by umbrella trees. While none have sea views, all come with hammocks and chairs on private porches.

Made of weathered wood with a metal roof and a few glass windows, the fan bungalow that we checked out had a firm bed on raised wood platform draped in mosquito net along with a soft lamp and tiny safe, which is unexpected for the price. Hot-water shower and Western-style flush toilet came in the brushed concrete bathroom. The room appeared clean, even if the walls had a few scratches, with no interior furniture but enough space to keep from tripping over luggage. The whitewashed concrete bungalows with air-con and thatch roofs were full but looked promising. Staff was friendly and WiFi is free.

Contact details for Free House Bungalows

Address: 175/7 Moo 1, Bophut, Ko Samui
T: (077) 427 516 ;  
Coordinates (for GPS): 100º1'16.7" E, 9º33'52.06" 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 600 baht 700 baht
Bungalow air-con private bathroom
Add 300 baht for a bigger bungalow
900 baht 1,100 baht
Family room 1,400 baht 1,400 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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