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can someone reccomend backpacker huts in Samui ??

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can someone reccomend backpacker huts in Samui ??

Hi,we are three girls travelling together on budget and wanted to ask if anyone knows about any decent huts acommodation not too far from Chaweng (maybe a tuk tuk ride ? ) where the night life is ? we dont want resorts or posh boring places,but nice huts near the beach ,not too quiet though.

Does anybody know or can recommend good place to stay ? Thanks. any advice appreciated

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1. Re: can someone reccomend backpacker huts in Samui ??

When you are travelling and your budget help with giving good suggestions.

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2. Re: can someone reccomend backpacker huts in Samui ??

I think Samui (Chaweng in particular) has been moving away from the backpacker hut-style accommodation for quite a few years now. That's not to say they can't be found, they are just fairly scarce. That said I know that off the southern end of Lamai there are a few still to be found, but it's not exactly a short trip from there to Chaweng.

Just curious as to why you are choosing Samui over nearby Koh Phanghan? That island is backpacker beach hut heaven!

Nevertheless, good luck!

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3. Re: can someone reccomend backpacker huts in Samui ??

A number of budget places listed on http://wikitravel.org/en/Chaweng (scroll down). Best thing is to go there, walk around and get a room on the spot. Many very nice budget places have no internet presence and do not take advance bookings.

Lamai has a lot more choice in the budget category. There's a nice old-style beach hut place near the Grandmother/Grandfather rocks (rocks shaped like male and female genitals) which I guess is called White Sand Bungalows, according to Wikitravel. There is (or used to be) a number of other huts around there. http://wikitravel.org/en/Lamai

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4. Re: can someone reccomend backpacker huts in Samui ??

As suggested, Koh Phangan would be a better choice, but here's a few places in Chaweng:





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5. Re: can someone reccomend backpacker huts in Samui ??

Moon huts samui. just google it. There in Maenam beach. Im doing the same thing, and they been mentioned a few times now.

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