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Palm Leaf Resort

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   15/2 Moo 1 North Sairee Beach, Ko Tao, Thailand (Formerly Bow Thong Resort)
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Ranked #14 of 53 Ko Tao B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in June in a premium room the resort is right on the beach at the far end of Sairee village this location is by far the best in the area a quiet part of the beach close to all amenities by foot. The rooms are fantastic the only downside is the water can be quite smelly in... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

If the location is good enough, direct on the beach, the ratio quality/price is very low!!! This hotel was the most expensive of our Holiday but the service provided was very poor!! For breakfast, you are only allowed to choose one of the submitted menu.If you ask for one more nutella slice for instance, they won't forget to let you... More

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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The staff are super friendly and helpful and the location is fantastic, its right on the beach in a relaxed part of Sairee. Its about a 5 minute walk along the beach to main bars and restaurants so its really quite. We stayed in one of the cheapest rooms and we still payed 2000 Baht per night, I think it... More

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The quality of your stay will depend on your bungalow. If possible, book a beach front bungalow and if not, a bungalow with a large sliding glass door in front. I got stuck in a bungalow that was set back from the beach, with very small windows. It was dark and dreary. The bathroom had a mosquito leak, so every... More

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We really liked this 'resort' (although I wouldn't call it a resort). Our room was fantastic on the upper floor of a bungalow with a private view of the resort and glimpses of the beach area. It was quiet and the balcony was superb for relaxing and having breakfast (ask them to bring it up) and drinks. Buy mosquito coils... More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We rented a beachfront bungalow.. It was everything we needed. Very clean, fridge, tv etc... And only a 10 mins walk via beach to Sairee village which serves the best Thai food...the sea is lovely for swimming and snorkeling. ..Palm leaf restaurant serves an array or food till about 8pm ..Sam the waiter , who works continuously from morning till... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Friendly and helpful staff, relaxed atmosphere, clean air conditioned rooms (we had the deluxe villa - two connected rooms for a family with three older children), close to restaurants, on the beach, quiet end of Sairee Beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed in Palm Leaf for 2 nights on our travels, but I could have stayed here much longer. They have a variety of rooms available from budget beach huts to water front villas. The resort itself is fairly basic in terms of services but the rooms were lovely, it was right on the beach and only a short walk... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

My wife and two kids (6 and 7 years) had a week at this idyllic end of Sairee beach and it was great. The proximity to a lovely beach on the quiet north end was exactly what we were looking for with its own little reef and some nice snorkeling and was gentle and shallow (as long as too many... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We are a family of four from Canada, with two boys ages 12 and 14, and we are seasoned travellers. We loved this resort. We had one of the beachfront cabins, less than 20 meters from the water. The resort is at the quiet end of the beach (which suited us nicely) but only a short walk into the village.... More

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Address: 15/2 Moo 1 North Sairee Beach, Ko Tao, Thailand (Formerly Bow Thong Resort)
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Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Tao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Palm Leaf Resort 3*
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Bow Thong Hotel Koh Tao

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You find us at the north end strip of Sairee Beach. Palm Leaf offers the best view at the bay with its grey boulders and the colourful sea. Just a 5 min walking distance away from the village, it is still a very calm and private place to be. Moreover it is the only snorkeling side at Sairee beach.Set in a nice garden our lovingly furnished bungalows and rooms await your arrival. ... more   less 
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