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Thiw Son Beach Resort

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58/2 Moo 4 | Koh Yao, Ko Yao Yai 82160, Thailand
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Ranked #1 of 2 Ko Yao Yai B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

To cut to the chase, this place is lovely, really lovely. It's small, charming and absolutely has the best views from the infinity pool and the restaurant out toward the many islands in the bay. As a family of five we required 2 rooms which turned out to be a double bungalow (D2) with adjoining terrace, built out of wood... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We stayed in the resort for 3 nights and checked out this morning. The place is as great and wonderful at certain aspects as horrible in others. It is very difficult to give you a clear overall opinion of the place so we will mostly describe facts and you judge them on your own. The resort itself is beautifully positioned... More 

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Trogir, Croatia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We arrived to Thiw Son Beach Resort in the middle of the day, exhausted and cooked from the sun. They welcomed us with wet cold towels and refreshing drinks. It was really nice. Our room was ok but it had no mosquito nets on the windows, and since it had no A/C it was crazy hot inside but we couldn't... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I stayed here over a year ago. The bungalows are very nice, the staff was great, the restaurant served delicious food, the pool is new and well-placed and the island itself is very low-key. Here's a small excerpt from my travel journal about Koh Yao Yai and Thiw Son Resort that hopefully gives you a little flavor of the place:... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

we stayed one week at thiw son beach resort and we had realy a great time there. the resort ist located directly on the beach on the eastcoast of the island in a old tropical garden which higher trees, which spend shadowzones during the strong sunshine. we had a very well decorated wodden doublebed fan bungalow, which was furnished with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Has a good price selection of different type bungalows, compared to other places in the expensive island. The third row is behind the road, but is quiet. The garden is kept luscious and clean and is well designed. Comfortable beach chair with stunning view, also from restaurant and swimming pool. Perfect room service the first couple of days, minimal thereafter.... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We booked very last minute, seeking off-the-beaten-track accommodations, and we were not disappointed. We did have to change rooms a couple times during our 8 days there, but as I said, we booked on the day we arrived. The beach isn't great for swimming as it is murky and not too appealing. The pool is lovely and clean. Only drawback:... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We stayed here in Dec 2014 for 7 relaxing nights with my two young children who had a fabulous time. The island is peaceful, relaxing and so far unspoilt. We have visited Thailand on many occasions but not recently and were diappointed to see how commercial other areas had become. The resort is simple, clean and well cared for. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I almost don't want to write this review, as Ko Yoa Yai, as it is at the moment, is perfect, however with the development of major resorts starting around the island, I doubt this little paradise island is going to last forever. We stayed at The Thiw Son Beach Resort for 5 nights from January 3, 2015 after a week... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here after 5 nights in Yao Noi, late December. Our room was comfortable, the food was reasonable, same as in most places. Friendly, helpful staff and free wifi. Value for money average as we got better for less later. Recommend staying here as a base and taking a scooter to explore the island and of course the deserted... More 

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