Photo: Our kind of camping.

Light My Fire Society

Grab a guitar and unwind

Main beach north, Ko Ngai T: (091) 094 6710

Light My Fire Society

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For art-and-music-loving backpackers travelling on tight budgets, Light My Fire Society is a godsend on Ko Ngai.

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Ko Ngai’s only backpacker-range option gets it done with tents or rudimentary bamboo-and-thatch huts with nothing but thin mattresses on the floor, mosquito nets and a window or two.

Low tide views.

Low tide views. Photo: David Luekens

These stand about 30 metres from the bar beneath a canopy of umbrella trees, with shared cold-water bathrooms located a decent stroll further back in the forest—do bring a torch.

We arrived to find a guest strumming Pink Floyd’s Comfortably Numb—a fitting soundtrack for the setting—as two smiley staffers nibbled on tasty-looking Thai food and longhaired owner Mr Don chatted with another guest. He loves art and music, offering several hand drums and guitars and even a PA system for evening jam sessions.

Just follow the sign.

Just follow the sign. Photo: David Luekens

The only other structure is a beach-shack bar serving beer and liquor. Even if you don’t stay here, it’s worth a trip for the nightly barbecue and relaxing vibes. Don told us he comes and goes during the rainy months.

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Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
200 baht
300 baht
Bungalow fan share bathroom
300 baht
450 baht
Room: Tent, low season: 200 baht, high season 300 baht. Notes:
Room: Bungalow fan share bathroom, low season: 300 baht, high season 450 baht. Notes:

Where is Light My Fire Society

Light My Fire Society
Main beach north, Ko Ngai
T: (091) 094 6710
Coordinates (for GPS): 99º12'22.53" E, 7º25'19.83" N
Room rates: Under 600B

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