I did not plan to go to Koh Chang, although I was going in the foreseeable future. And since I was brought here, I traveled around the island on a bike for several days, looked at various housing, waterfalls, visited almost all the beaches, etc. Strange, but it was in this bungalow in which I originally settled and I wanted to stay until the end of my stay.
In fact, there is nothing really so special about it, but compared to others, it seemed to me the best option, especially if you have nothing against White Sand Beach. Yes, to go to the sea as much as 10 minutes, but it doesn't matter to me, I don't really like the sea and swim in it.
In general, bungalows on Koh Chang are one of the most popular accommodation options, but there are also ordinary hotels. Bungalows are not always cheaper than hotel-type rooms. If you walk a little around the island and see what they are, then everything will immediately become clear. Well, do not forget that if you live right on the shore, then this is immediately a plus to the price.
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- one Bungalow White Sand Garden
Bungalow White Sand Garden
Price and booking
Accommodation in White Sand Garden is of three types: bungalows for 300 baht with a fan, bungalows for 600 baht with air conditioning, and large rooms for 500 baht with a fan..
The latter are the most spacious and have a desk. But the bungalow has its own terrace, where I drank tea and worked on my laptop. Despite the fact that it was already November (and it seemed like already the season), the woman at the reception said that in the season my bungalow would cost 500 baht for 300, and 800 baht with air conditioning. You can try to bargain if you take for a period of several days.
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Be sure (and I insist) to check for discounts or special offers on the excellent Roomguru service. He will quickly and easily show you discounts in all existing booking systems. In Asia, for example, there are a lot of offers on Agoda.com, which are much more interesting than for exactly the same hotels on Booking.com.
For me, pretty good bungalows on Koh Chang in terms of price / quality ratio from budget bungalows on White Send. I saw cheaper options (or at the same price but by the sea), but the houses there are much simpler. The only pity is that you cannot book in advance via the Internet. Although you can try to call 080-0966673 and 039-551639, but I have not tested them.
How did I like this bungalow compared to others? Clean, everything is very strong (not made of bamboo), forest and silence during the day, it looks nice both outside and inside, there is hot water and a shower, there are mosquito nets everywhere and there are no cracks, surprisingly there were no ants.
Another plus, there is a bike rental for 200 baht per day or 150 baht, if you take more than 3 days. Deposit 3000 baht or passport. I had an almost new Honda Click. This is important, since on serpentines, it is necessary that there is enough power (if there are two), and that the tires are not bald, well, the brakes are normal by themselves.
There are also disadvantages - there is no Internet, but 3g from Dtac is caught. There is also wifi from neighboring guesthouses. The mattress was covered with leatherette (what is the trend in Tai?), Dogs bark at night, roosters crow in the morning roar. So dogs with roosters are flowers, they won't wake me up 🙂
How to find
The bungalow is located on White Sand Beach, but not by the sea, but in the forest, almost at the very end of one of the lanes (landmark of Kacha Resort, near it you have to turn perpendicular to the sea and go into the island, uphill). So, if you walk along this lane, then along the road there are at least 4 more similar bungalow-type guesthouses.
The best is the Fisherman Hill Resort, and the worst is the Tuk Tuk Guesthouse (although foreigners met along the way recommended it). However, as already clear from the article, I personally liked White Sand Garden the most..
On the map
Bungalow Wite Sand Garden on the map:
White sand garden
White sand garden
This bungalow features a fan and air conditioning. Clean, well maintained, the bungalows are solid wood or stone. There is a bike rental 200 baht.
This bungalow features a fan and air conditioning. Clean, well maintained, the bungalows are solid wood or stone. There is a bike rental of 200 baht. More details.
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