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Mai Pen Rai Bungalows

2.0 of 5 Ranch   |   Than Sadet Beach | Suratthani, Ko Phangan 84280, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Phuket, Thailand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was not brought up in nature... So I struggled with the fact that snakes are pretty much anywhere and spiders the size of a fist of a fully grown man! I did not sleep well! Some will love it!! There are way too many dogs on the island and without fail at 6 am every morning they bark and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited this beach many a time over the years of living in Asia and stayed in most of the huts here. Mai Pen Rai is the slightly pricier one of them all, but worth it if you can spend the few extra dollars and still good value. Best huts are either on the beach or the ones on the... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

Let me start by saying this isn't the place for you if you want to be close to the hectic nightlife areas on Koh Phangan. This place is off the beaten track on a beautiful isolated stretch of beach. It was a bit of a mission to get there and involved a pretty pricey taxi ride then a jeep to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for an isolated and beautiful bay to chill out in then this is it. Don't expect nightlife or really anything to be nearby as it's not. The bungalows are by no means '5 star' but are well priced and all very nice, however the superior sea facing ones are without doubt the best. The others have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Lovely beach, so relaxing. Nice staff and restaurant with great food, could sit in there all day long. We had a large beach front bungalow which was clean and seemed to be very new. Beach great for swimming. Easy to get transport into the main town if you wanted. Will definetly be back here next year.

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Getting here by motorbike proves to be a Challenge with a capital C. Better take a water taxi or hire a jeep ride. Bungalows are beautifully set on a cliff overlooking the blue sea. The beach stretches out for 250m, dotted with other huts and several restaurants. We stayed in a 4-person bungalow on the rock - very ambient area,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I enjoyed staying at Mai Pen Rai Bungalows a lot. I was staying at beach fronted bungalow, so the view from my bed was a marvel. They are aving the best food at their restaurant of all I've had on Ko Phangan (delicious!!!). people workng there are extremely nice and friendly. The beach is empty as there are only few... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I only have good things to say about Mai Pen Rai. My friend and I are traveling through Thailand for a month, and this is without a doubt out favourite place amongst the ones we have visited. Access: Getting to Mai Pen Rai is not nearly as complicated as other reviews imply. Admittedly, the road is a bit bumpy, but... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I have just reviewed a different bungalow resort as totally un-authentic and terrible customer service. Well the Mai Pen Rai couldn´t be farther from the other resort (the Shambhala Koh phangan btw). It´s on the East coast of Koh phangan, bad track road to get there but when you get there, you won´t be disappointed! Like most of the other... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Really loved our stay here, very relaxing, quiet and peacefull. Bungalows by the beach, their restaurant is on the beach. The beach here is not crowdy at all and the water is clear, like a small community at Sadet. The bungalows are basic and tidy. Stuff were very friendly with everyone. The road to gt here is a bit scary... More

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Address: Than Sadet Beach | Suratthani, Ko Phangan 84280, Thailand
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Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Phangan
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Hotel Class:2 star — Mai Pen Rai Bungalows 2*
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Welcome to Mai Pen Rai Bungalows, one of the oldest resorts on Koh Phangan - the place of pleasure for nature lovers and Artists. For an experience of the old Koh Phangan, this is the place to come away and forget all the stresses of the outside world. Mai Pen Rai is situated in a paradise infringed with swaying palms, and green turquoise waters. Here at Than Sadet the bungalows are built in harmony with the nature around with prices to suit travellers and back packers. ... more   less 
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