Resorts in Mae Haad

Budget - under 400 THB

Why Not Bungalows

Why Not Bungalows from 400 THB

Royal Orchid Resort

Royal Orchid Resort from 400 THB

Mae Haad Cove Bungalows

Mae Haad Cove Bungalows from 400 THB

Mid-range - under 800 THB

Mae Haad View Resort

Mae Haad View Resort from 500 THB

Mae Haad Garden Inn

Mae Haad Garden Inn from 500 THB

Mae Haad Guest House

Mae Haad Guest House from 790 THB

High-end - from 800 THB

Island View Cabana

Island View Cabana from 800 THB

Wang Sai Resort

Wang Sai Resort from 850 THB

Mae Haad Bay Resort

Mae Haad Bay Resort from 2,300 THB

Island View Cabana


About

Island View Cabana has a row of traditional Thai style wooden bungalows directly on the beachfront. It is located at the southern end of the beach. The resort has a range of bungalows available. There is also a beachfront restaurant and bar. However, the resort has received a number of complaints about bad service, being charged for toilet paper and poor quality accommodation.

Accommodation

The accommodation at Island View Cabana consists of 2 rows of bungalows on the white sands of Mae Haad Beach. It is a stunning beach and the bungalows are in a stunning location. This resort is one of the few places left on the island to offer budget bungalows on valuable beach space.

There is a choice of fan or air-con bungalows. The 'totally' beachfront bungalows are the most expensive. The bungalows are fairly big and include a bathroom and balcony. They are in the traditional bungalow style. The bungalows were built a few years ago. There are over 40 bungalows: so as you would expect the bungalows are quite close together.

The cheaper seaside bungalows don’t have seaviews. The other two bungalow options have air-con as well as fridge and TV with a few English language channels. The bungalows are sealed and the windows have glass so there is no need to sleep under a mosquito net.

Children can stay for free with parents if no extra bedding is used. Children 4 years and older are considered adults and will be charged for compulsory extra bedding. This seems a bit avaricious.

Facilities

Facilities at Island View Cabana consist of staff at the reception area who will answer your questions and help organise onward travel for you. There is a laundry service as well as a massage service.

On the beachfront is an open-air restaurant serving the usual selection of Thai dishes such as noodles and curries as well as Western standards such as sandwiches and pasta. You can pick up wifi internet at the restaurant and reception area but it is slow.

Comments

Despite being rated 6.6 out of 10 by Agoda and the 98th best Koh Phangan bed and breakfast or inn (out of 130), the comments for Island View Cabana on Agoda and Trip Advisor are mixed. Some people adore the resort and the beach. Complaints include being charged for small items for the bungalow, the poor quality of the rooms and the 'can't care' attitude of some staff.

Prices

Bungalow with fan 800 THB

Bungalow with air-con 1,200 THB

Beachfront bungalow 1,500 THB

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Wi-fi in public areas
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms available
  • Motorbike hire

Location

Comments

"Many bungalows by the water are around 900-3000 baht at nicer places . Here they range from 400- 1500. If you want cheap then go here. If you are a complainer dont!" Traveler2005boston, Trip Advisor

"The location is very nice, close to the beach with coral and lots of fish. The service, however, is very poor." Boeph2, Trip Advisor

"The place is very simple with limited facilities but you would stay here to enjoy the beach." James D, Agoda

Ratings

Agoda ( 6.5/10 )
Trip Advisor ( #98 out of 130 BBs and Inns)