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Thong Nai Pan Accommodation
Under 500 Thai Baht
Central cottage is beach front on Thong Nai Pan Yai. Most of the rooms are in a block next to a small swimming pool. There are also beach front bungalows as well as cheaper fan bungalows. Central cottage has a popular restaurant as well as a small shop.
Baan Panburi is a popular budget option that moved from Noi to Yai in 2011. It has traditional thatched bungalows with air-con for excellent prices. Baan Panburi is on the beach and has a restaurant with regular happy hour and BBQs most nights
|Longtail Beach Resort|
Longtail Beach Resort is a small bungalow resort at the southern end of the beach. It has 6 types of fan bungalow to choose from. The thatch bungalows are well maintained and clean. The resort restaurant serves good Thai, vegetarian and Western food. You can book rooms at their website. For more details see our review.
Pen's Bungalows is an institution on Yai. It has stuck with the winning formula of cheap wooden bungalows in a pleasant garden area next to the beach. Pen's has a restaurant and a massage sala. This is one of the last 'old skool' places left in Thong Nai Pan
500 to 1,000 Thai Baht
|Nice Beach Resort|
Nice Beach Resort is a new place in Yai. It is on the beach, next to Starlight Resort. Nice Beach Resort has cheap fan bungalows as well as good value A/C rooms. There is an attached restaurant and shop. They have kayaks for hire and can organize Thai massage.
Dolphin Bungalows offer well maintained fan bungalows in a shady garden by the beach. The restaurant serves delicious Thai and Western classics and has some comfortable salas. Dolphin Bungalows is very popular with returnees to the beach. It is family run. You can contact Dolphin Bungalows, however, they do not belong to any online booking engine.
Dreamland Resort has plenty of air-con bungalows with hot water. It is a big resort with a shady beach front restaurant, shop and large free form swimming pool. Dreamland Divers offers fun dives as well as PADI recognized courses.
Starlight Resort is a new addition to Yai beachfront accommodation. It has villas and rooms in a hotel style block. There are cheap fan rooms as well as air-con villas with TV and hot water. The pool has 2 dolphin patterns. The resort has a shop but doesn't have a restaurant.
Over 1,000 Thai Baht
Candlehut Resort has 40 air-con bungalows with TV, hot water and open-air bath around a swimming pool. The resort is set in a spacious grass area next to the beach. The resort has a restaurant and bar and will organize fishing trips and Thai massage. Somewhat run down and only deserving 3.5 stars.
|Havana Beach Resort|
Havana Beach Resort is the best hotel on Thong Nai Pan Yai beach. It has hotel rooms with air-con, hot water, fridge and satellite TV. Most of the rooms also have a bathtub as well as a shower. Free wifi through out the resort. Havana also has a pool, restaurant, beach bar and spa.
|Paradise Garden Resort|
There are a few private villas and bungalows for long term rental in Yai. Paradise Garden Resort does do short rentals but since it is on the road and doesn't do any advertising it gets mostly those people who have visited before and who want to stay for a month or longer. It has concrete air-con bungalows and a small restaurant.
Under 500 Thai Baht
Sandee Bungalow used to be a legendary backpacker hangout. Now the owners run it mostly for staff for the resorts and the occasional passing customer. Sandee Bungalow has air-con rooms as well as cheap bungalows. The staff are to be found in the internet place opposite. 'Sandee's' is on the corner where the beach road turns to go adjacent to the beach, near the entrance to Rasananda.
Tapan Noi is currently closed. The old bungalows on the rocks have been koncked down. New smarter bungalows will be open late 2013.
500 to 1,000 Thai Baht
Phuwadee Resort has undergone a few name changes over the years. It is the 'pink bungalows' place in the middle of the beach. Phuwadee Resort has good value air-con bungalows with hot water shower, fridge, safety box and TV. The resort also has a small pool and a restaurant.
|Thong Tapan Resort|
Thong Tapan Resort is located at the northern end of the beach. It has a couple of bungalows on the beach. Most of the accommodation is on a hill just behind the beach. There are recently renovated wooden bungalows with air-con, balcony and hot water. Thong Tapan is a family run resort and popular with regular returnees to the beach.
Over 1,000 Thai Baht
The Panviman was the first hotel in Koh Phangan and it is still one of the best. It is perched on the headland between the two beaches. Panviman has luxury cottages featuring giant granite rocks as well as hotel rooms. Panviman has a spectacular pool, 3 restaurants, a kids club and a spa.
Buri Rasa is a 4 star hotel at the southern end of the beach. It has 63 hotel style rooms, restaurant, pool and pleasant seating area next to the village. The rooms are air-con, with TV and private balcony. Buri Rasa is the latest resort to be built in Thong Nai Pan Noi
|Santhiya Resort and Spa|
Santhiya is at the northern end of Thong Nai Pan Noi located on its own beach. It is a big and imposing resort built in a lanna style using teak wood. Santhiya has pool access villas as well as private pool villas. The communal pool is the biggest on the island. Santhiya offers guests multiple dining options, a gym, a spa and wedding services.
Anantara Rasananda is the only luxury resort directly on the beach. It has a series of beachfront villas with private gardens, salas and plunge pool. Rooms have rain showers, iPod docking system and satellite TV. There is also a communal pool, restaurant and spa. Rasananda is the most chic place to stay in Thong Nai Pan, and also the most expensive.
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We give Sunrise Villa 5 stars because of the spectacular panoramic views from the large balcony and the upstairs master bedroom. Sunrise Villa has 3 air-con double rooms with en-suite hot water showers, a kitchen and a living room and dining area. The villa is set in 1,200 sqm of landscaped garden and enjoys complete tranquility.
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