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First Villa Beach Resort

145/1 Moo 1, Ban Tai, Ko Phangan 84280, Thailand (Formerly First Villa)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Pranjal12 Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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    4 of 5 stars
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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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    4 of 5 stars
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived on the evening of Full Moon Party. Staff was very welcoming. We could see the hotel operator Bobo painting guests for the party, that too free of cost( for hours)!! The room was spacious with balcony. Hotel has a swimming pool and jacuzzi with amazing view of the sea(its on the bantai beach). What amazed us was the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed at First Villa resort and it was a pleasure. The lady on Reception was easily the most helpful, cheerful and personable person I've had greet me at a Hotel. The room was clean and equipped with mini-bar, a safe, hot shower! and very functional A/C all for a very reasonable price. Very easy to organise a scooter, taxi... More

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Surat Thani, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The First Villa Resort on Koh Phangan offers bungalows and hotel rooms, all provide air-conditioning, TV, Minibar, safe, hot shower and free Wifi. The Resort is also equipped with a swimming pool with beach bar, an outdoor Jacuzzi, sun loungers, a Restaurant and Massage & Spa on the beach. First Vila offers also a free pick up from the pier... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were 3 of us travelling and we wanted to visit Koh Phangan for the half moon party. We arrived from the ferry terminal via scooter which cost us 100 bahts each which was cool. On arrival we were greeted with orange juice which was a nice touch. We met Bobo the host I had read so much about. She... More

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Colchester, Essex
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had one night here- is a nice little place. Bobo helpful and friendly Sea isn't the greatest here- shallow and seaweed but not hotels fault!! Is a little far down a side dirt road from the main road so walking isn't really an option! Also quite far from Haad rin- maybe 20mins drive Rooms nice and clean, tv minibar comfy... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This place is pretty perfect for the budget-traveler not expecting penultimate luxury. It's very comfortable, the pool is so nice, the beach is right there, there is good cable tv for some movies, very good location (pretty much in the center of everything on the island. But more than all that, the staff is so nice here, and Bobo is... More

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

First Villa is Beau Bo: She really defines the place with her cheer and helpfulness. She makes that people get into contact with eachother in the very nice and quiet setting of palms, the nice pool and beach. The restaurant is very decent - from early until around 10 pm, what is nice as other places require a motorbike (or... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We stayed at the First Villa right at the start of our travels and it was perfect. Bungalows were new, spacious and clean with comfortable beds. Garden/pool and the beach front are well maintained and clean. Food at the restaurant is so delicious, you have to try their Pad Thai they make their own sauce and it was the best... More

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

What a fantastic little resort. We spent 3 nights at the First Villa Beach Resort at the end of April. The rooms are basic but decent sizes, we had 3 girls in one room. The food is lovely and cheap, the staff are fantastic. Beau Bo really makes you feel welcome, she couldn't have been more lovely if she tried,... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The bestie and I made the trip to the island for one thing only - to party, hence we selected First Villa Beach Resort for its location. It was one of the nearest to the party area whilst not being right at the Full Moon Party beach vicinity since that space is well known for less-than-stellar activities and therefore somewhat... More

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Address: 145/1 Moo 1, Ban Tai, Ko Phangan 84280, Thailand (Formerly First Villa)
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Phangan > Ban Tai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Fall in love with Koh Phangan by visiting us here at First Villa Beach Resort. With our perfect location and Beach front views you'll be made to go anywhere else. Our very friendly English speaking staff are here ready and waiting for whatever you may need. So why not come, relax and enjoy the sunset views with a refreshing drink in hand and be enchanted by "First Villa Beach Resort"! ... more   less 
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