Bang Bao Resorts, Bungalows and Guesthouses

koh-chang-resorts-bang-bao-resorts Bang Bao resorts, bungalows and homestays are located along its long pier and around the wide bay, with plenty of great choices, but bear in mind that there is no beach.

For the sand, you need to head to Bang Bao Beach or Klong Kloi Beach as it is also called, which is a 2.5 kilometers up the road, a walkable distance but best on a motorbike or in the back of a taxi.

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Bang Bao Resorts – North Side of the Bay

Before you reach the fishing village proper, a small track opposite Asia Backpackers, fan rooms and dorm style accommodation from 330bt a night, leads off to the north side of the bay. On the banks of the hill, Bang Bao Cliff View Resort offers uniform a/c bungalows at 1,000bt to 1,500bt.

Cliff Cottage next door has its own a/c rooms at a similar price in two one storey blocks but it also gives Koh Chang one of its two glamping sites in the form of Mongolian style tents, (the other is at Lisca Beach in Bailan Beach). Cliff Cottages’ bell tents are perched high up on the hillside and go from 800bt a night in the high season.

Continuing along the road or track, the boutique Nirvana Resort has rooms on the seafront, with two newer Bang Bao resorts further along at Bhuvarin Resort and Resolution Resort. All three have swimming pools, with rooms from 2,000bt a night. Two or three homestays, mainly used by Thai packages complete the accommodation picture, with Homestay Beach the pick of them at 600bt a night.

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Pricing Code/Per night in Baht (B):
B= under 500; BB= 500 to 1,500; BBB= 1,500 to 3,000; BBBB= over 3,000;

Nirvana Resort

Per Night: BBB-BBBB

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On the northern side of the bay, boutique resort with luxury villas designed in Balinese style, both inside and out. Swimming pools, freshwater and seawater, sunset deck on cove behind.

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Bhuvarin Resort

Per Night: BB-BBBB

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Further along from Nirvana, pool view rooms and sea view villas built down the slope at this Thai style resort. Swimming pool and restaurant. Will need transport for the beach.

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Resolution Resort

Per Night: BB-BBBB

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Spilling down the hillside from the track above, a little after Bhuvarin Resort, 15 standard rooms or sea view villas with swimming pool and restaurant. Kayaks. Great views of the bay.

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Cliff Cottage

Per Night: B-BBB

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Backpacker resort with concrete a/c rooms facing Bang Bao or glamping style Mongolian tents, with shared bathroom, on the hill above. Chill-out restaurant, with diving tuition swimming pool, on the rocks of the wild bay behind. Some terrific views.

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Bang Bao Resorts – The Village and Pier

Before you turn down towards the pier, Alysia Springs sits on the right hand side, a motel style a/c rooms with a swimming pool at 1,500bt a night.

On the pier itself, little alleys and planked walkways lead to Thai guesthouses such as White House and Chill House, whilst El Greco also has accommodation above its restaurant, a double here from 1,400bt. At similar rates, Buddha View has rooms at the back of its restaurant and Ocean Blue Guesthouse offers fan or a/c rooms off a central corridor towards the pier end. You can also find cheap cute 500bt huts at Paradise Bang Bao Homestay.

If you carry on past Ocean Blue, Koh Chang Sea Hut is now reduced to loft rooms only in its large main building only, after the forced removal of its individual stilted cabanas out over the water.

On the southern side of the bay, Tranquillity Bay dominates the hillside with its two imposing condos apartment blocks. This long running project has now completed construction and most units are sold, prices at several million baht each. You can rent rooms inside, but do note it is not a hotel per se.

Hippy Huts their tiny neighbour sets its sights a little lower, basic rooms from 250bt a night for fan and shared bathroom. Rasta Beach, on the other side of the condo complex, is similarly priced.

Other Resorts, Bungalows and Guesthouses in Bang Bao

Bang Bao has too many options to list in full, so here is a selection only to go with our recommendations above.

Asia Backpackers

Per Night: B-BB

On the first bend, dorms with shared bathroom or ensuite bungalows in a a simple garden at this backpacker hostel. Restaurant and bar on site, laundry.

Homestay Beach

Per Night: BB

Fan and a/c bungalows in two rows in a grassy area by the water’s edge on the northern side of the bay. Restaurant on a wooden pier. Boat trips. Popular with Thai packages, but happy to accommodate you.

Bang Bao Cliff View Resort

Per Night: BB

Northern side of the bay, concrete and wooden style a/c bungalows spaced out up the grassy bank with restaurant at the top and bar by the road that has jamming sessions. Not such a bad choice for practical accommodation.

Alysia Springs

Per Night: BB-BBB

Motel style resort at the top of the road leading to the pier, with a/c standard or deluxe rooms in two storey building, swimming pool, restaurant and bar. Long term deals available.

El Greco Guesthouse

Per Night: BB

Down a walkway off the pier, simple guesthouse of 4 rooms with bathrooms above the large terrace area and restaurant. Bang Bao life on its doorstep.

Bang Bao Paradise Homestay

Per Night: B-BB

Cute wooden fan huts with shared bathroom, terrace area and cafe, all on stilts over the sea. In the middle of the pier, so don’t expect too many lie-ins.

Buddha View

Per Night: BB

Simple guesthouse rooms with shared bathroom or double bed with private bathroom. At the back of the popular attach restaurant which looks out over the bay.

Ocean Blue Guesthouse

Per Night: B-BB

8 fan rooms with bathroom off a central polished wooden corridor at this traditional homestay over the water on the walkway leading to Sea Hut. No restaurant but drinks available.

Sea Huts

Per Night: BB

At the end of the pier, stylish large building housing loft rooms, all a/c and ensuite. Terrace area. Will need to check if still open.

Hippy Huts

Per Night: B

Squeezed in by the Tranquillity Bay condos at the end of the village, handful of shared bathroom thatch huts. Small restaurant and chill out area. Short walk to Hat Sai Noi and its bars or the longer beach at Bang Bao Beach (Klong Kloi).

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