We stumbled across Milky Bay Resort after being turned off from our original choice by rude and indifferent staff.
Milky Bay was from the beginning a service oriented experience. the front desk staff were friendly, warm and most importantly helpful! and the rest of the team was just the same from housekeeping to restaurant to the drivers that run the free shuttle service to the ferry terminals.
Our room was a lovely bungalow that more than adequately fit us with atmospheric 'stone' floor bathroom. we'd gone for the basic option as we were on a budget, but would probably go for the deluxe room as it wasn't that much more expensive an gave just a bit more extra space for extra lazing about.
the bay is right there as per the name, but much nicer to swim in the pool with the sun setting over you.
free pool table, table tennis, paddle ball, volleyball, sauna... its everything you need in a low key resort on an island like ko phangan.
If you are hungry the pizzas onsite look great, but we went up the road to a restaurant called Nong View where they will cook you up the best fried catfish i can ever remember along with any other dish you could possibly crave.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Milky Bay Resort is peacefully located on Koh Phangan at Ban Tai beach makes it is easy to travel to all parts of the island. Haad Rin, the location of the monthly full moon party, is only 15 minutes drive away, At Milky Bay all bungalows are equipped to meet the highest of standards. All bungalows are air-conditioned and have western bathrooms with hot and cold water showers. The room decor is a blend of modern sophistication with local Thai and traditional African decorative elements and furnishings. Each room has a spacious balcony with sea or garden views. The bungalows are surrounded by lush vegetation All pathways are covered with soft wood-shavings, which give the resort a special rural character, and make it comfortable to walk barefooted around the resort. Set under a crisp tropical sky, overlooking the calm inviting ocean and spilling onto a soft milky beach all huddled between beautiful lush gardens is Milky Bay. You can savour sunset cocktails, taste the delectable flavours of Thai cuisine and pizzas or enjoy a beachfront barbecue Thai style with fresh seafood.Keep yourself busy with the wide range of activities available at the resort cool your senses with a swim in the pool after a day of adventure and unforgettable images or relax with a massage followed by a herbal steam. If it is relaxation and tranquility you are after or a holiday filled with adventure, then it is all waiting for you at Milky Bay. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Milky Bay Hotel Koh Phangan
- Milky Bay Ko Phangan