My sister had recommended this after she had visited a couple of years ago. She'd spoken very highly of it and I can see why she found it so memorable.
We opted for the "tropical taster" option which consisted of 3 days / 2 nights - one night in the tree house and one in the raft house.
The tree house was pretty impressive being in the middle of the dense jungle however the raft house was simply amazing and nothing like anywhere I'd ever been on my travels before. Words can't really do it justice so just look and the pictures instead. Granted the accommodation isn't what you'd call luxurious so don't go with this in mind. In fact it's very basic but this in part adds to the experience. Note that their website really undersells what they offer!
The activities were generally very enjoyable and crucially not too time consuming as all you'll really want to do is just enjoy and relax around such a beautiful and unique setting. Food is decent given that they're catering for a variety of palates and ages.
Another massive plus is how they'll pick you up and drop you off from the Andaman / Gulf ports meaning that logistic headaches won't be part of this leg of your trip!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Tree Tops Jungle Safaris floating raft house accommodation on Chiew Larn Lake at Khao Sok National Park offers peace and tranquility in a stunning "other world" location - the Gui-Lin of Thailand. The raft houses are clean but basic with bathroom facilities located on the island and accessed across a floating "adventure" bridge - not always a journey for the faint-hearted. There is no electricity at the raft houses, so bring a torch! ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Tree Tops Jungle Safaris - Raft Houses Hotel Surat Thani