96 Best Hotels in The Gulf Coast Beaches, Thailand

Absolute Sanctuary

$$$ | 88 Moo 5, Tambol, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand

If you're on vacation to detox, this is the spot—and if you aren't, well, it probably isn't. This hotel offers three different programs of varying intensity: a cleansing program that includes some vegetarian food for newbies; a mostly raw-foods program; and a fasting regime for the truly committed. Rooms are simple, cute, and relaxing.

Pros

  • Prime yoga facilities
  • Unique concept
  • Terrific massage treatments

Cons

  • No fun if you're not detoxing
  • Doesn't quite live up to its star rating
  • Lacks the luxe feel of other properties
88 Moo 5, Tambol, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand
66-077-601190
hotel Details
38 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Aloha Resort

$$ | 128 Moo 3 Lamai Beach, Koh Samui, 84130, Thailand

All the rooms at this oceanfront resort have private terraces or balconies that face in the general direction of the beach. Choose between rooms and suites in the main building and the attractive bungalows, which lack a view but are closer to the beach and pool. The popular restaurant serves Thai, Chinese, and European food.

Pros

  • Can accommodate larger groups
  • Reasonable price
  • Family-friendly

Cons

  • Some rooms defiitely not as nice
  • Outdated decor
  • Small beach
128 Moo 3 Lamai Beach, Koh Samui, 84130, Thailand
66-077-424014
hotel Details
74 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Amari Koh Samui

$$$ | 14/3 Chaweng Beach, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand

This luxurious resort faces a beach where the water's too shallow for swimming—which can be an advantage, as it keeps the crowds away. The bungalows all have gleaming wood floors, teak furnishings, and huge beds on raised platforms that make you feel like royalty. Some rooms are on the opposite side of the road from the beach and a considerable distance from it. The dining room is one floor up to take advantage of the views.

Pros

  • Local touches to the rooms
  • Lovely views
  • On the beach

Cons

  • Inconsistent service
  • Overrun with raucous families
  • Garden wing can't compete with the beach one
14/3 Chaweng Beach, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand
66-077-300--3069
hotel Details
187 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Amari Pattaya

$$$ | 240 Pattaya Beach Rd., Pattaya, 20150, Thailand Fodor's Choice

Step into the modern, open-air lobby here, and you'll immediately be transported to a haven removed from Pattaya's hectic streets. Classy deluxe rooms are comfortable and spacious, with impeccable furnishings and clear views of the free-form pool. The gleaming Ocean Tower vaults the resort to the top of Pattaya's hotel lineup, though. It includes a spa and an executive lounge, and all of its rooms have ocean-view balconies. 

Pros

  • Luxurious tower rooms
  • Superb customer service
  • Prime beachside location

Cons

  • Not all rooms have great views
  • Building looks imposing
  • Ongoing renovations
240 Pattaya Beach Rd., Pattaya, 20150, Thailand
66-038-418418
hotel Details
297 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Amber Sands Beach Resort

$$ | 51/6 Moo 2, Dan Kao, Koh Chang, Thailand

Located on the unfashionable east coast of the island, this is the perfect getaway for those who like a bit of seclusion along with their beach vacation. The bungalows all have sea views and are built around a garden area with a  small swimming pool. There's a decent beachfront restaurant next door. 

Pros

  • Peace and quiet
  • Bungalows right on the beach
  • Friendly welcome

Cons

  • Not much around
  • Swimming pool is quite small
  • Beach is not the island's prettiest
51/6 Moo 2, Dan Kao, Koh Chang, Thailand
66-39-586177
hotel Details
8 rooms
Rate Includes: No Meals

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Anantara Bophut Resort and Spa

$$$ | 99/9 Bophut Bay, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand

Anantara captures the essence of Samui: coconut trees dot the grounds, monkey statues and sculptures decorate the interior, and, of course, there's a beautiful beach. All rooms have ocean views from their large patios and are designed in a modern Lanna style. Each also has a tank with several colorful Thai fighting fish. You'll feel like a rock star performing on stage when dining at the Full Moon—the dining room is a large open platform beside the swimming pool. The Eclipse Thai restaurant allows you to interact with your chef, who is working near your table and will alter any dish to your specifications. Booking a treatment at the stylish spa is a must.

Pros

  • Decent dining
  • Pretty place
  • Prime vantage points

Cons

  • Feels quite big
  • Not for young party crowd
  • Cleanliness is inconsistent
99/9 Bophut Bay, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand
66-077-428300
hotel Details
106 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Anantara Hua Hin Resort

$$ | 43/1 Phetkasem Beach Rd., Hua Hin, 77110, Thailand

Surrounded by a 10-foot-tall terra-cotta wall, this luxurious beach resort looks like an ancient Thai village. Flowers and artworks decorate the lobby and much of the resort, and the furniture throughout is well made. Rooms are within two-story brown-and-burnt-orange structures surrounded by five distinct gardens and a lagoon; the color scheme is so complementary and the grounds so beautiful you could spend a whole day taking pictures. When you need actual rest, you can always head back to your room and collapse on the huge, comfortable balcony sofa. At night tiki torches light up the walkways that connect the rooms with the restaurants. Activities include croquet and cooking classes.

Pros

  • Inspiring setting
  • Many activities
  • Thai sense of place

Cons

  • Verges on stuffy
  • Expensive rates
  • Service can be inconsistent
43/1 Phetkasem Beach Rd., Hua Hin, 77110, Thailand
66-032-520250
hotel Details
187 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort

$$$ | 92/1 Moo 2, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand

Hidden away at the quiet northern end of Chaweng, this refuge stands apart while remaining close to the action. Accommodations are spread out amidst beautifully landscaped tropical gardens that unfold towards the ocean. The architecture of the resort draws on traditional Thai heritage with Chinese-inspired design touches. Pool villas are the standout category, with private salas providing the ultimate in tropical seclusion. Dining highlight is Tree Tops restaurant, which specializes in Mediterranean and French cuisine. 

Pros

  • Convenient location, yet removed from the crowds
  • Gorgeous pool villas
  • Four-poster beds provide added class

Cons

  • Beach can be rocky at low tide
  • Some might find it too quiet
  • Not the most extensive breakfast
92/1 Moo 2, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand
66-077-960333
hotel Details
122 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villas

$$$$ | 5/5 Moo 5 Thong Nai Pan Noi Beach, Haad Rin, 84280, Thailand Fodor's Choice

Villas and suites at this upscale hideaway, which deserves its reputation as the most luxurious bolt-hole on the island, all have their own private plunge pools, while the signature spa built into the mountainside is the perfect place for pampering.

Pros

  • Swim-up bar in main pool
  • Genuinely creative cuisine
  • Ultimate in barefoot luxury

Cons

  • An expensive treat
  • Parking is a little meager
  • Some suites could stand a refresh
5/5 Moo 5 Thong Nai Pan Noi Beach, Haad Rin, 84280, Thailand
66-077-956660
hotel Details
64 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Baan Manali

$ | 210/20 Moo 1, Ao Nai Wok, Haad Rin, 84280, Thailand

Although Thong Sala (the island's main town) is often overlooked as in favor of other beaches there's plenty to like about the unassuming stretches of sand nearest to the "big city" and this lovely property is one of the best places to stay, with secluded bungalows, a fine restaurant, and a swimming pool. 

Pros

  • Close to the shops and restaurants of Thong Sala
  • A stone's throw from the ferry port
  • Great value

Cons

  • Not the most spectacular beach on the island
  • Can get windy in the afternoon
  • Bungalows are a little small
210/20 Moo 1, Ao Nai Wok, Haad Rin, 84280, Thailand
66-077-377917
hotel Details
15 rooms
Rate Includes: No Meals

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Baan Talay Resort

$$ | 17/36 Moo 3 Chawaeng Beach Rd., Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand

Bungalows huddled around a shimmering pool are the focal point at Baan Talay, but the real reasons to stay here are the few rooms just a stone's throw from the beach. All the resort's accommodations—including additional ones scattered around the gardens—are minimalist in design, but are furnished with the expected modern conveniences. The open-front restaurant and bar, both facing the surf, are prime places to unwind after a day of water sports.

Pros

  • Close to beach
  • Quieter side of Chaweng
  • Clean and comfortable rooms

Cons

  • Outdated decor
  • Noise from nearby road
  • Forgettable breakfast
17/36 Moo 3 Chawaeng Beach Rd., Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand
66-077-413555
hotel Details
54 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

Quick Facts

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Ban's Diving Resort

$ | Haad Sairee, Koh Tao, Thailand

Ban's is set up for diving, so this is an ideal place to do your scuba certification, but it's a fine place to lay your head even if you don't plan to dive. Discounts are available if you sign up for a dive course, however. The resort is divided into two sections. An elegant upper zone has updated rooms and a pool, while the older wing by the beach is cheaper and nearer to the lively, legendary restaurant/beach bar.

Pros

  • Heaven for scuba divers
  • Great value rooms
  • Lively scene

Cons

  • Older wing needs some love
  • Hillside wing far from beach
  • Beach can be crowded and noisy
Haad Sairee, Koh Tao, Thailand
66-092-447--2200
hotel Details
29 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Bandara Resort and Spa

$$$ | 178/2 Moo 1, Tambol, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand

Bandara gets high marks for its location on the nicest stretch of Bophut Beach. Deluxe rooms all have decks with daybeds and smell great; aromas are piped in, and fresh flowers sometimes await you. Private villas have gardens complete with outside tubs and showers, and shady daybeds are perfect for massages. Well-qualified practitioners provide facials, massages, aqua therapy, and other treatments at the spa. The seaside restaurant serves seafood and Thai dishes.

Pros

  • <PRO>ideal location</PRO>
  • <PRO>attentive staff</PRO>
  • <PRO>Fisherman's Village is a short walk away</PRO>

Cons

  • <CON>pool not inviting</CON>
  • <CON>decor lost its luster</CON>
  • <CON>deluxe rooms aren't that deluxe</CON>
178/2 Moo 1, Tambol, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand
077-245795
hotel Details
151 rooms
Rate Includes: Free breakfast, Credit cards accepted

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Barcelona Resort

$ | Haad Yuan Beach, Koh Phangan, 84280, Thailand

For very few baht you get a private cottage on Haad Yuan with doors on two walls that unfold to reveal a wraparound deck. Every cottage, large or small, is on a hillside overlooking the powdery beach. Rooms are simple, with fans and mosquito nets, but slightly larger and breezier than your average beach bungalow. Haad Yuan, on Koh Phangan's southeastern coast, is a 10-minute boat ride away from Haad Rin.

Pros

  • <PRO>low price</PRO>
  • <PRO>fun experience</PRO>
  • <PRO>step above simple bungalows</PRO>

Cons

  • <CON>no air-conditioning</CON>
  • <CON>few amenities</CON>
  • <CON>main resort is a taxi boat ride away</CON>
Haad Yuan Beach, Koh Phangan, 84280, Thailand
077-375113
hotel Details
35 rooms
Rate Includes: Free breakfast, No credit cards

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Belmond Napasai

$$$ | 65/10 Baan Tai, Koh Samui, 84330, Thailand

If you book a beachfront room here you can enjoy views of both the sky and sea from your outdoor terrace, room, or bathtub. Garden spa rooms make up for their lack of views with large living rooms and spacious showers and bathrooms, both adjacent to an outdoor waterfall. Multilevel private pool villas are the epitome of luxury: the bedrooms, living rooms, and swimming pools are on different floors. The staff is attentive, and if you should happen to be here on a rainy day, someone will arrange an impromptu bridge game or other activity in the library or bar to help you pass the time.

Pros

  • Great views
  • Superb staff
  • Stable Wi-Fi speed

Cons

  • Pricey
  • Some rooms starting to show their age
  • Food and drinks not as good as some other resorts
65/10 Baan Tai, Koh Samui, 84330, Thailand
66-077-429200
hotel Details
69 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Bhumiyama Beach Resort

$$ | 99/1 Moo 4, Koh Chang, 23170, Thailand

These two-story bungalows set in a tropical garden have a modern look and a luxurious feel, with white walls and much polished wood. The resort has two pools, one spilling into the other below, and landscaped grounds with several fountains and sculptures. It's next to Lonely Beach, which is beautiful but rather small and, its name notwithstanding, often crowded.

Pros

  • Good deal
  • Interesting decor
  • Next to Lonely Beach

Cons

  • Slightly claustrophobic feel
  • Some rooms lack sea views
  • Breakfast is very basic
99/1 Moo 4, Koh Chang, 23170, Thailand
66-02-236--5064
hotel Details
43 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Black Tip Dive Resort

$ | 40/6 Tanote Bay, Koh Tao, 84280, Thailand

This Tanote Bay resort makes a perfect base for snorkeling because of the colorful coral, interesting fish, and small reef sharks that cruise around at sunset. Discounts are available if you sign up for a dive course, so this is an ideal place to do your scuba certification. Set in a landscaped garden on the hill above the bay, the accommodations are a stylish blend of natural wood and painted, curvaceous concrete walls. A pickup-truck taxi makes the run to Mae Haad five times daily, and a taxi-boat for trips around the island is available from the Mt. Reef Resort at the south end of the bay.

Pros

  • <PRO>great for divers</PRO>
  • <PRO>transportation around island easily arranged</PRO>
  • <PRO>close to beach</PRO>

Cons

  • <CON>far from action</CON>
  • <CON>some rooms lack hot water or private bathrooms</CON>
  • <CON>closed during low season</CON>
40/6 Tanote Bay, Koh Tao, 84280, Thailand
077-456867
hotel Details
25 bungalows
Rate Includes: No meals, Credit cards accepted

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Blue Lotus

$$$ | 9/22 Moo 5 Paknampran, Pran Buri, 77220, Thailand

Formerly an Evason property, this boutique resort is located on a quiet beach in Pranburi, about 20 minutes south of Hua Hin. It offers newly renovated guest rooms and pool villas offering light designs to create a natural ambience. There's a good restaurant and a gorgeous beachside swimming pool. Daily activities include sports like archery and windsurfing.

Pros

  • Lots of activities
  • Classy and comfortable accommodations
  • Great beachside pool

Cons

  • Out of the way location
  • Too quiet for some
  • Not-so-great beach
9/22 Moo 5 Paknampran, Pran Buri, 77220, Thailand
66-032-632111
hotel Details
64 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Bo Phut Resort and Spa

$$ | 12/12 Moo 1, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand

Not every beach hotel that claims to be a "resort and spa" measures up, which is why the massages, scrubs, and herbal steam therapies here are such a pleasant surprise and make this a resort worth visiting. Rooms are tasteful and cheery, with bright colors and pretty views, and some have cozy balconies. The restaurant, Sala Thai, offers a reasonably priced set menu. Don't be surprised to see a lot of Germans here; the restaurant's sister location is in Hamburg.

Pros

  • Spectacular spa
  • Nice restaurant
  • Rather calm atmosphere

Cons

  • A bit overpriced
  • Not the most happening location
  • Sand around here is rough
12/12 Moo 1, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand
66-077-430212
hotel Details
61 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Cactus Bungalows

$ | 175/7 Moo 1, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand

This laid-back place caters mostly to the budget backpacker crowd. Colorful, funky huts are set in an unmanicured, natural environment. Instead of clunky bedsteads, mattresses rest on rounded platforms, giving rooms an organic feel. The restaurant-bar by the beach serves basic Thai and Western dishes, and it has a pool table.

Pros

  • Interesting decor
  • Good vibes
  • Peace and quiet

Cons

  • Some rooms lack air-conditioning
  • Not luxurious
  • Poorly maintained
175/7 Moo 1, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand
66-077-245565
hotel Details
14 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Cape Fahn Hotel

$$$$ | 24/269, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand

The very image of an idyllic tropical island escape, Cape Fahn offers 22 gorgeous pool villas, two excellent restaurants (one, Long Dtai, by celebrity chef David Thompson), and a spa on a private island. Other highlights include a saltwater main swimming pool and a host of on-site activities including stand-up paddleboarding, Thai cooking classes, and Muay Thai lessons. Packages including all meals are available.

Pros

  • Uninterrupted Gulf views
  • Perfectly proportioned private pools
  • Elegant spa with invigorating Thai treatments

Cons

  • Resort dining can be pricey without a dining package
  • Gym is rather small
  • You are confined to the resort
24/269, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand
66-077-602301
hotel Details
22 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Centara Grand Beach Resort

$$$$ | 38/2 Samui Ring Rd., Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand

This spacious resort has more amenities than any other resort on Chawaeng Beach. The main building is set back behind a large field separating it from the beach. Badminton, basketball (the hoop is hung from a coconut tree), and Ping-Pong cover one side of the field; a sunbathing area, which runs from the grass to the pool, occupies the other. Multiple happy hours run at different times at the indoor bar, the pool, and the beach. And there's an excellent Japanese restaurant, as well as two others serving Thai and Chinese dishes.

Pros

  • <PRO>plenty of activities</PRO>
  • <PRO>good for families</PRO>
  • <PRO>cordoned-off swimming area keeps Jet Skis away</PRO>

Cons

  • <CON>may feel big and impersonal</CON>
  • <CON>you pay a lot for what you get</CON>
  • <CON>poorly maintained in parts</CON>
38/2 Samui Ring Rd., Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand
077-230500
hotel Details
208 rooms
Rate Includes: Free breakfast, Credit cards accepted

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Centara Grand Beach Resort and Villas

$$ | 1 Damnernkasem Rd., Hua Hin, 77110, Thailand Fodor's Choice

Even if you don't stay at this local landmark, its old-world charm makes it worth a visit. Built in 1923 for visitors to King Rama VII's summer palace, the hotel has wide verandas that open onto splendid gardens leading down to the beach. The lounges on either side of the reception area are open to let in sea breezes. In low season, rates are almost half of what they are the rest of the year. On-site activities include badminton and putting at two greens.

Pros

  • Tricked-out topiaries
  • Cool atmosphere
  • Fantastic ocean views on the second floor

Cons

  • Pricey
  • Can be too quiet for some
  • Service is slipping a little
1 Damnernkasem Rd., Hua Hin, 77110, Thailand
66-032-512021
hotel Details
251 rooms
Rate Includes: No Meals

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Charm Churee Villa

$$ | 30/1 Moo 2, Koh Tao, 84280, Thailand Fodor's Choice

Whether you opt to stay in one of the uniquely designed tropical villas, a deluxe room, or a basic bungalow, you'll enjoy a tiny corner of heaven on the private beach at Jansom Bay. Rooms and thatch-roof villas are built into the landscape, constructed on or around massive boulders and trees, and situated to maximize exposure to the magnificent views of Sairee Beach. Indoor-outdoor baths are great features, as are spaces for chairs, hammocks, and triangular pillows. The spa, bar, and spectacular snorkeling (free equipment rental for guests) are found at the beach, which is a three-minute walk from the farthest rooms.

Pros

  • Private beach
  • Sweeping views
  • Snorkeling can be spectacular

Cons

  • Isolated
  • Feels spread out
  • Staff is very lax
30/1 Moo 2, Koh Tao, 84280, Thailand
66-077-456--3934
hotel Details
40 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

Quick Facts

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Chintakiri Resort

$$ | 19/59–77 Moo 3, Chalok Baan Kao, Koh Tao, 84360, Thailand

Set against a mountain backdrop and surrounded by a lush garden, this resort close to Sairee Beach has 19 wooden bungalows with spectacular views of the turquoise ocean. Because the resort, near Chalok Baan Kao village, is up a hill, the bungalows enjoy a full breeze. The beach is a short walk away.

Pros

  • Spectacular views
  • Eco-friendly
  • Small pool

Cons

  • Long uphill access to the resort
  • Breakfast is basic
  • Difficult for anyone with mobility issues
19/59–77 Moo 3, Chalok Baan Kao, Koh Tao, 84360, Thailand
66-077-456391
hotel Details
19 bungalows
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

Quick Facts

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Chiva-Som

$$$$ | 73/4 Petchkasem Rd., Hua Hin, 77110, Thailand Fodor's Choice
Courtesy of Chiva-Som

One of the best spa resorts in the region—and possibly the world—Chiva-Som has tasteful and comfortable rooms accented with natural woods. Some rooms have private terraces overlooking the ocean. Holistic healing and a wholesome diet are the focus of a stay, but the beachfront setting will do you a world of good, too. The courteous staff will help you recharge through educational talks in the library, shiatsu massages performed in a soothing pool, and individually tailored diets.

Pros

  • Unique spa program
  • High level of service
  • Great variety of activities and services

Cons

  • Not for partiers
  • Expensive rates
  • Three-night minimum
73/4 Petchkasem Rd., Hua Hin, 77110, Thailand
66-032-536536
hotel Details
57 rooms
Rate Includes: No Meals

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Chom View Hotel

$$ | 93 Soi Huatanon 23, Nongkae, Hua Hin, 77110, Thailand

This serene hotel is on the beach but with easy access to the rest of Hua Hin. The accommodations range from clean and simple standard rooms to expansive sea-view duplexes. The feel of the place is distinctly modern—minimalist but comfortable. There are two pools, one with a poolside bar, and the restaurant is decent. Facilities at this family-friendly property include a game room and a playroom.

Pros

  • Family-friendly
  • Steps away from the sea
  • Pleasing modern decor

Cons

  • Can feel isolated
  • Unreliable Wi-Fi
  • Sad breakfast spread
93 Soi Huatanon 23, Nongkae, Hua Hin, 77110, Thailand
66-032-655--2925
hotel Details
134 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Cocohut Resort

$$ | 130/20 Leela Beach, Koh Phangan, 84280, Thailand

This resort is on mellow Haad Sarikantang, a five-minute walk from Haad Rin West. Rooms range from cute air-conditioned clapboard bungalows on the beachfront to less expensive digs with shared baths in a large wood-and-concrete building. The bungalows away from the beach are connected by a boardwalk and have ladders leading up to tiny lofts; newer bungalows on the hill have high ceilings and banks of windows opening up to impressive ocean views. The resort provides a slew of services and amenities, including beach volleyball, rafts, and kayaks to keep you busy during the low tide, when the water is too shallow for swimming.

Pros

  • <PRO>good deal</PRO>
  • <PRO>cute quarters</PRO>
  • <PRO>right by the beach</PRO>

Cons

  • <CON>not so scenic</CON>
  • <CON>not the best swimming beach</CON>
  • <CON>staff can seem brusque</CON>
130/20 Leela Beach, Koh Phangan, 84280, Thailand
077-375368
hotel Details
100 rooms
Rate Includes: Free breakfast, Credit cards accepted

Quick Facts

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Cookies Salad

$ | 61/8 Moo 8, Haad Salad, Haad Rin, 84280, Thailand

Cascading down a jungle-clad hillside at the southern end of Haad Salad, Cookies Salad offers something for everyone. In the budget category, basic rooms in a modern block have amazing views and outside hammocks. Family cottages are more luxurious with king-sized beds and chic outdoor areas. A lovely swimming pool puts the icing on the cake. 

Pros

  • Great value for money
  • Excellent coffee in the restaurant
  • Kayaks for hire

Cons

  • Steep climb out of the resort
  • Accommodations are quite close together
  • Limited dining options nearby
61/8 Moo 8, Haad Salad, Haad Rin, 84280, Thailand
66-077-349125
hotel Details
27 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Dusit Thani Hua Hin Hotel

$$$ | 1349 Petchkasem Rd., Cha-am, 76120, Thailand Fodor's Choice

The spacious lobby at this hotel between Hua Hin and Cha-am serves as a lounge for afternoon tea and evening cocktails, sipped to the soft melodies of traditional Thai music. Just past an ornamental lily pond is the swimming pool, complete with bubbling fountains, and the beach is just beyond that. All rooms have private balconies with ocean views and are decorated with local furnishings and modern touches. Since it's essentially in Cha-am, there's a shuttle service to Hua Hin and car service to Bangkok.

Pros

  • <PRO>beachfront setting</PRO>
  • <PRO>traditional architecture</PRO>
  • <PRO>lots of amenities</PRO>
  • <PRO>friendly bilingual staff</PRO>

Cons

  • <CON>need a car (or taxi) to get around</CON>
  • <CON>some rooms need freshening up</CON>
1349 Petchkasem Rd., Cha-am, 76120, Thailand
032-520009
hotel Details
300 rooms
Rate Includes: Free breakfast, Credit cards accepted

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