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havana beach resort

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havana beach resort

Hi there, has anyone stayed at this place? looks fairly new but can't find any reviews. It's on thong nai pan yai beach. Would this be an ok location to get to full moon and back? Also, getting a lunchtime flight from samui to phuket so will it be ok to get back into samui through ferry, etc...any info would be great, thanks, joanne

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HI Joanne...

my wife and i stayed at Havana for five nights over new years eve 06/07. you won't hear us utter a good word about it. it is new, and was still under construction while we were there (although they never tell you this of course). for 3000BHT/night it was a complete rip-off. we were happy to pay that much in the hope of indulging in some luxury, but were completely denied. you'll pay at least twice as much to stay here as you will any other resort on Nai Pan yai.


if what you really want is to go to the full moon party, then talk about Havana is irrelevant because Nai Pan Yai is possibly the worst place you could stay for access to Haad Rin. Thong Nai Pan is remotely situated on the north east coast. the road is unsealed, severely eroded and as bumpy a ride as you will ever have. you'll be able to get a ride to the party okay, but you'll be extorted by the sawngtaew drivers for a lift back. and that journey is the last thing you'll want to go through after a night drinking buckets on Haad Rin beach under the full moon.

Ko Phangan is only a thirty minute ferry ride from Ko Samui, but the ferry times are few. i'm pretty sure we caught an 11am Seatrans ferry. whether or not there was an earlier ferry, i'm not sure. i think there are only three ferry operators - Seatrans, Lompraya Catamaran and some other one i can't remember. best bet is to google them and check the timetables. i am sure that you'll find one around 8 - 9a.m.

have fun!

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