Bang Bao Resorts, Bungalows and Guesthouses

UPDATED for 2018-19 Season

bang bao resorts bungalows koh chang 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 Goi 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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North Side of the Bay – Bang Bao Resorts

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 650bt a night in the high season.

Continuing along the road or track, the boutique Nirvana Resort has rooms on the seafront, its cottage with bay view at 2,700bt a night, 3,250bt for deluxe and 6,500bt for a double cottage. Further along, two Bang Bao resorts further along at Bhuvarin Resort and Resolution Resort go from 2,000bt a night. All three have swimming pools. 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, 2/3 star 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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Small resort with concrete a/c rooms facing Bang Bao or glamping style 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. Home to Scuba Dawgs.

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Bang Bao Cliff View Resort

Per Night: B-BBB

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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. Practical accommodation.

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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 various restaurants with a small selection of rooms. Chill House starts at 1,000bt a night whilst El Greco also has accommodation above its restaurant, a double here from 1,600bt. Buddha View too has rooms at the back of its restaurant, 900bt to 1,400bt and Ocean Blue Guesthouse offers fan or a/c rooms off a central corridor towards the pier end from 500bt. You can also find cheap cute 750bt huts at Paradise Bang Bao Homestay.

If you carry on past Ocean Blue, Koh Chang Sea Hut has now closed after the government declared its individual stilted cabanas out over the water had encroached illegally.

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. 2nd phase units are now available for sale from 6.95M THB. Owners also offer holiday lets on existing appartments – check the like of Airbnb and Tripadvisor, 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.

El Greco Guesthouse

Per Night: BB

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

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Bang Bao Paradise Homestay

Per Night: BB-BBBB

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

Buddha View Guesthouse

Per Night: BB-BBBB

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Simple guesthouse rooms off a single polished wooden floor corridor with shared bathroom or couple of double-bed rooms with private bathroom. At the back of the popular and very good restaurant which looks out over the bay. WiFi.

Other Bungalows and Guesthouses – Bang Bao Village

Here is a selection of other Bang Bao accommodation to go with our recommendations above.

Asia Backpackers

Per Night: B-BB

On the first bend at start of village, 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.

Alysia Springs

Per Night: BB-BBB

Old motel 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.

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 small walkway at end of pier. No restaurant but drinks available.

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 beaches at Hat Sai Noi and Bang Bao Beach (Klong Goi).

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