We had the great pleasure of staying at this perfect place during our 3 week vacation throughout Northern and Southern Thailand. Already calling Miss Pond to ask about vacancies was very delightful. Even through the phone you feel the welcoming warmth and happy spirit we were about to experince a few hours later upon our arrival. Pond runs this treasure together with her family and that is exactly what makes it feel so special. You don't feel like just another guest but instantly like a family member.
The setting is gorgeous - from the grand veranda where you can dine and chill you have the most astonishing view over the bay of Phang Nga with all its beautiful islands. This makes you not want to leave for your room but then you are suprised a second time. Set on the green and foresty family grounds there is a numerous choice of beautifully created wooden bungalows, some with a similar asronishing view as from the veranda. The bungalows are very clean and spacious and some even have an outdoor bathroom.
Some chicken run around the grounds having a wonderful free and happy life until one or the other ends up as your delicious home-cooked thai dinner, thoughtfully prepared by Pond's mom. The same goes for the daily caught fresh fish from the bay.
If you ever wondered whether there is a place inThailand where tourists can experience a real thai breakfast with great sticky rice with mango or rice noodle curry, here is where you have to go.
But if you prefer a rather classic break you can be sure to get eggs any style and tasty pancakes. Oh, before we forget - not only the chicken is self-grown, so are all the vegetable and fruit, 100% organical. Pond is incredible in sharing the thai way of thinking and gives you a lot of insights on the geography and culture of her habitat. She accomodates her guest by arranging scooters for rent, massage by the great local Mrs. Pai, boat-tripsto the islands, laundry service and so on....
We just wish our travel schedule had more room to stay longer ....
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