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Mai Pen Rai Bungalows

Than Sadet Beach | Suratthani, Ko Phangan 84280, Thailand
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 2 weeks at Mai pen rai and was the best 2 weeks of our lives so far! The rustic feel and the chilled vibe added to the charm of the beautiful setting. We stayed in a family bungalow on the rocks which was perfect for our young family (2 year old and 7 year old). We saw so much... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This surely is a great hotel for the backpacker who wants to rest and not do anything but I found it a little bit too chill. It took the restaurant staff 10 minutes to deliver a beer and they sometimes forgot what we ordered and didn't bother to ask us, they just left it at that. Sometimes some people in... More 

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Thrumster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I spent the last three weeks here. It was fab. Beautiful views, sand and sea. You can snorkle just a couple of feet into the sea and there are so many things to see. The restaurant has really good freshly made local food. The monitor lizards were pretty cool too. It is a perfect spot to relax and enjoy the... More 

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Pau, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I love this place for its special vibes, beautiful and friendly staff, excellent food and the incredible value for money of the bungalows ... Have you ever stay on the big rooms on the rocks ? You feel alone on a desert island it is just waouwww !! And this place has been like that for the last 15 years... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

By coincidence we "stranded" at Mai Pen Rai Bungalows and their lovely Than Sadet beach. Planned were 2 nights. We stayed 7 and would have extended. (A visa run made us leave). We stayed in one of the 2 floor bungalows built in the rocks at the far end to the left facing the sea. The mattresses on the top... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

I first went in Jan 2005 and then again in June 2013 and it's just magical. The owners are so delightful, nothing is too much for them. You get there by jeep through an incredible jungle then stay in these delightful bungalows where you just melt into paradise. It's grown a huge amount since my first visit and I'm glad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

The magical peace and beauty of Thansadet Beach and Mai Pen Rai Bungalows embraces one the minute the sea comes into view through the tall palms as one walks out over the sensational white sand. It is a friendly family run business which caters for their visitors in a relaxed and professional way making them feel welcome and at home.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

I was in Mai Pen Rai Bungalows for the 2º time in my life, and like the first one, it was such a pleasure to be there. The staff is amazing, the food from Heaven and the owners are such an amazing family. The beach is so quiet and we could hear all the living Nature around us all night... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I have been dreaming of returning here in years to waking up to blood orange sunrises and at last I have been back. The road is a new addition that i was a bit shocked with but Mai Pen Rai is like a last remnant of the old thai style places of Phangan. Having been here many times but years... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

My jaw dropped when I saw the natural lagoon beach in front of me. We had to cross the white sandy beach to the other side, then climbed the rock. Then we had to walk on the rock, passing a low pass that we had to bow lower to pass under the big stone. When I arrive in my bungalow,... More 

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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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Address: Than Sadet Beach | Suratthani, Ko Phangan 84280, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Phangan
Price Range: $13 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mai Pen Rai Bungalows 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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