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Lonely Beach Bungalows and Resorts

Lonely Beach bungalows and resorts on come in many shapes and sizes, from cheap backpacker rooms with paper thin walls, shared bathroom and cold shower to boutique resorts at Nest Sense and Warapura Resort.

You’ll find somewhere to suit all budgets, just do bear in mind that Lonely Beach is a party area with lots of late night music from the parties and bars.

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On the Beach – Lonely Beach Bungalows and Resorts

There are just three places to stay on Lonely Beach itself.

Bhumiyama Beach Resort offers large Lanna style houses over two floors, with further rooms at the back too. It’s all set in lovely gardens with multi-level swimming pools. Prices in peak season range from 2,500bt to 5,500bt per night.

Siam Beach Resort at the northern end, has upgraded over the last few years, with the addition of two storey blocks housing seaview rooms. These start from 2,900bt, whilst its older pool villas are in the region of 6,600bt a night.

The very popular Nature Beach Resort mixes chic thatch rooms alongside newer boutique style bungalows with a cute infinity pool and arguably, the premier beach style diner on Koh Chang. Expect prices between 1,600bt and 2,400bt in the peak season, perhaps more.

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;

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Bhumiyama Beach Resort

Per Night: BBB – BBBB


Large garden and sea view rooms or 2 storey villas set in pretty tropical gardens. Swimming pools, jacuzzi, spa and restaurant. Private atmosphere despite being right in the middle of the beach.

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Nature Beach Resort

Per Night: BB – BBBB (family)


Very popular resort with newer style cabins in a row on the one side, just steps from the sand. Or lovely older thatch roofed bungalows and set back by the klong or canal behind. Great hang out restaurant, Nature Rocks, in prime location and night time bar venue. Beach-side swimming pool. A Lonely Beach institution, with beach parties on the big calendar dates and anniversaries of it opening.

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Siam Beach Resort

Per Night: BBB – BBBB


Private villas with plunge pools, downstairs or upstairs rooms in individual 2 storey houses or a hotel style block – all on the beach. Swimming pool, restaurant and tours.

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The Village – Lonely Beach Bungalows and Resorts

The rest of the Lonely Beach bungalows and the two premier boutique resorts, Warapura Resort and Nest Sense are found in the village, a 7 minute walk south from the beach itself.

The village is laid out in a grid system, with two sois or streets, Soi Tian Chai 1 and Soi Tian Chai 2, running parallel with one another as they lead off the main road down to the rocky seafront. Along each of these, you will find bars, restaurants, guesthouses and bungalows, all jostling for space and attention.

Along Soi 1

At the top of the Lonely Beach Complex between the beach and the village, the dorm style, Stay Inn Hostel offers three 8 bed mixed dorms and two private double, 500bt a night upwards in high season.

As you turn down into Soi 1, the long established Thale Guesthouse sits adjacent to Cafe Del Sunshine, which itself has its mixture of rooms and dorm accommodation on the little connecting street back to Soi 2. Rates per night at either range from 200bt for a bunk bed in a dorm room to 300bt for single fan room, 600bt for double with fan and 700bt for an a/c double.

Further down, Sunflower Bungalows has been around many a year, a mixture of different sized bungalows in a garden area. Prices are likely from 400bt but do bear in mind, it’s right next door to Ting Tong Bar.

At the bottom of Soi 1, Sea Flower is the undoubted pick of the bungalows bunch in the Sois, offering very reasonable rates from 600bt for its rooms by the ocean on the rocks. It’s just a short walk along the back route to the actual beach. Meanwhile, the older Sunset Huts, at 800bt for a/c and hot water, also sits on the seafront here. Follow their accommodation along the shore to connect back to Soi 2 at its end.

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Sea Flower Bungalows

Per Night: B – BB


Sea view a/c or smaller fan bungalows behind, located along the rocky seafront. Minimart, cafe, no restaurant. Away from the bustle, short walk to the beach via the back bridge past the new development.

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Along Soi 2

Located on the bottom corner of the narrow connecting street which runs parallel to the sea from Soi 1 to Soi 2, you’ll find the small well maintained Blue Sky Resort at 500bt to 1,500bt a night – a good under-the-radar choice.

Opposite Blue Sky Resort sits the excellent compact boutique Warapura Resort, a firm favourite with the flashpacker crowd. This split into two in late 2020, with Navagio (new name of Casa Beach) assuming the pool, double villas and hillside accomodation at the back. Warapura kept the rooms and restaurant on the seafront – prices range from 2,300bt to 3,300bt.

Going back up Soi 2 towards the main road, Slumber Party (part of the chain) took over the former KLKL at the start of 2023. It’s still the same rooms but revamped in bright colours, with a few fun touches. They offer a combination of private rooms, 4 bed dorms and tents (all a/c) ,alongside the swimming pool, cafe and hang-out area. Prices start as low as 200bt for a bed in one of the dorms.

Further up, the smart 10 room resort Carpe Diem offers good clean doubles from 1,500bt in high season. Across from them, Antenna, the French owned guesthouse, Marco’s Guesthouse and Lam Yai Bungalows have all shut down permanently.

At the top on the corner with the main street, Sleepy Owl, from the same owners as Warapura, is also still closed. It is/was a mixture of dorm accommodation and private rooms behind its coffee shop .

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Warapura Resort

Per Night: BB – BBB


Compact excellently well maintained boutique resort of just 9 rooms with stylish seaside or garden villas connected by wooden walkways and paths. Cafe and popular, hip Roxy Bar restaurant by the sea. Ten minutes to the beach. Recommended.

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Per Night: BB – BBB

Behind Warapura

What was the other half of Warapura, Navgio offers double rooms (top) and triple rooms (bottom) in 2 storey villas as well as separate bungalows, double rooms and other options near the pool and on the hillside. Swimming pool, no restaurant (may open in high season 23/24), small bar. Ten minutes to the beach.

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Blue Sky Resort

Per Night: B – BB


Tucked away on the corner of Soi 2, this small resort has a handful of a/c and fan concrete bungalows by the sea and bamboo/wood style in two neat rows in the garden behind. Tent accommodation in singles and doubles possible too. Drinks and simple Thai food in the tiny cafe. WiFi. Only a few minutes from the beach via the back route.

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Carpe Diem

Per Night: BB

On the Soi (Small Street)

About 1/2 way along Soi 2, clean little resort with 10 a/c rooms, all ensuite bathrooms. located on both sides of a great little swimming pool. Restaurant with Thai and western food, good breakfasts. Bar with sports. WiFi. Australian and Thai owned, sociable and fun.

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Along the Main Street Heading South

Emerging back on the main thoroughfare, yet more Lonely Beach bungalows line each side of the road as you head further south.

Lonely Beach Resort offers bungalow accommodation within well kept gardens and has a swimming pool. Expect prices starting at 800bt a night upwards. Next door, Kachapura remains shut and seemingly abandoned

Opposite, the Aussie/Thai run Beach Jungle, offers a real mixture of different styles and types – dorm rooms, double rooms, deluxe rooms and family accommodation. Next door, Janrassamee is a smart home stay with rooms at 1,500bt up, with a great little cafe at the front.

Jungle Fever took over the from old BB Hostel and whilst open, it is still very much wok in progress, offering a combination of private rooms and dorm accommodation bunk beds. Margaritaville, meanwhile, has now chnaged hands. Its new UK owners will reopen as Easy Life for the 23/24 season, offering a small selection of 1,500bt rooms behind the restaurant/bar.

Opposite them both, the long running Magic Garden combines a range of traditional thatch and concrete rooms with a good restaurant out front and an all-together happy backpacker vibe.

Completing the options in this area, the Russian owned Exotic Bungalows has 1,000bt rooms and a small swimming pool. The tiny Green Sun next door and opposite, the older Fish House, are both for sale and in essence, closed.

Soi 3

On the mountain side of the main street, another narrow lane, Soi Tian Chai 3, snakes its way uphill. Various small bungalow resorts, Day and Night, Janina’s (currently closed) and Little Eden either side as you climb up to the excellent Oasis Resort at the top. Prices across the board are in the 500bt to 1,500bt bracket (excluding family rooms).

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Oasis Resort

Per Night: BB

At the Top of Soi 3

At the top of the hill with fabulous views, small intimate well run resort with mixture of stone a/c or wooden fan bungalows, all set in the jungle garden. Restaurant with a unique treehouse, swimming pool. 10 minutes to the beach. WiFi. Recommended.

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Magic Garden Bungalows

Per Night: BB

Off the Main Street

Long running backpacker resort with wide selection of different styled bungalows, ensuite, fan or a/c all set in a large mature tropical garden. Chill out restaurant which gets good reviews, coffee, WiFi and cocktails, movies and the odd party.

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Little Eden Bungalows

Per Night: BB

Near the Top of Soi 3

Towards the top of the inland hill in the village, compact and very well looked-after resort of 11 fan bungalows, 3 a/c cottages and family jungle penthouse, all laid out in a garden setting with connecting paths. Restaurant. Quiet, chilled out spot. WiFi.

Southern End – Lonely Beach Bungalows and Resorts

At the far southern end as you leave the village and head towards Bailan Beach, the dorms and private rooms of My Hostel remain closed. Immediately next door to it, though, the final small street on the right leads down to the boutique resort, Nest Sense and the bungalows of Paradise Cottage.

Complete with its infinity pool, Nest Sense, is the premier resort in Lonely Beach comprising around 20 rooms and pool villas only. Prices at the bottom end are 4,400bt for the deluxe rooms at the rear, 6,400bt for the seaview pool villas and up to 8,800bt for the seaside pool villas.

Paradise Cottage, meanwhile, has been a stalwart of the area for many years, a stylish mix of lounge bar and restaurant, plunge pool and chic, brushed concrete bungalows – fan in the garden at 400bt, seafront a/c cabana up to 2,000bt. It too has a small pool.

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Paradise Cottage

Per Night: B – BBB


30 fan and a/c rooms, ensuite in several rows leading back from the rocky shoreline. Hip restaurant, with chill-out salas by the water, bar, small swimming pool, even the  occasional party. Away from the madding crowd but 15 minutes to the beach. WiFi.

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Nest Sense Resort

Per Night: BBBB++


On the same little road leading to Paradise, as you leave the village towards Bailan Beach, terrific boutique resort with pool villas (seaside or seaview) on stepped levels overlooking the sea and additional deluxe rooms at the rear. No beach but with small infinity pool. Bistro style restaurant, 15 minutes walk to Lonely Beach. Chic, tasteful, peaceful.

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Other Choices – Lonely Beach Bungalows and Resorts

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

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Beach Jungle

Per Night: B-BB

Eclectic mix of a/c rooms, family suites located in the garden, with a small dorm on the main building. Bar and restaurant, big screen TV for sports, table tennis, pool, a nice hang-out.

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Janrassamee Homestay

Per Night: BB

Friendly homestay with 4 ensuite fan rooms on the ground level, a lovely spacious appartment with its own terrace above and a roadside double fronted cafe out front.

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Cafe del Sunshine

Per Night: B-BB

On a connecting street between Soi 1 and Soi 2, mix of rooms and dorm accommodation in stylish wooden 2 storey building. Good restaurant, noted for breakfasts, ticket agency. Noise from bars.

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Lonely Beach Resort

Per Night: BB

On the main road in the village, rooms and bungalows and swimming pool, all a/c, in a rolling garden behind restaurant, bar and chill-out deck. Ten minutes to the beach.

In Summary – Lonely Beach Bungalows and Resorts

As you make your final choice, it is worth bearing in mind that Lonely Beach, Soi 1 in particular, is the island’s nightlife capital so there can be a good deal of extraneous noise. In theory, there is a cut off time of midnight, but things may rumble on and on (Ting Tong in particular).

As long as you are fully aware of this, it’s a great place to hang out, the small beach remains one of Koh Chang’s very best, you’ll meet a lot of nice people with whom to share a beer or cocktail and at some point, you may well fall head over heels in love (or drunk).

Given you’re on holiday, it’s also good to know that the one thing Lonely Beach on Koh Chang does not do very well, is get up early.

UPDATED December 23

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