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Bottle Beach 1 Resort
Ranked #41 of 91 Hotels in Ko Pha Ngan
Reviewed 16 October 2011

Here our short summary:

Arrival:
With long tail boat from Chaloklum. Was very easy and exciting.

Bungalow:
We had a beach front bungalow. Was ok and clean, but not very luxurious. View is fantastic!
Unfortunately we had one cockroach in our bungalow.

Beach / location:
Fantastic bay. Water is very clear, sand is nearly white. There are not many other resorts at this bay and you cannot go somewhere else. If you like to have calm vacation, that beach is perfect. If you like to go out and walk around, you should avoid this beach.

Employees:
They are very friendly and helpful. We told them that we had the cockroach in the bungalow and then they came to clean everything immediately and put some spray on the floor that shall keep cockroaches away. They also gave the guests some coconuts for free.
They know how to entertain the guests so it never gets boring :-)

Food:
Is good. We tried some things and it was always tasty. We also had dinner in the smile bungalow which is located next to bottle beach 1. Their food is also great.

We can recommend that resort and the location. It is made for people which like silence and which can accept a normal/basic bungalow. If someone wants more luxury and action, they should go to another beach.

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 September 2011

I just returned from a backpacking trip in Thailand with a friend of mine. We just stayed a week in Bottle Beach 1 and had a great time. The bungalows are very nice and affordable, the beach is gorgeous, the staff is friendly and helpfull. You dan call em anywhere on the island for cheap transportation (other taxi's/boats charge a lot more). They are also helpfull in planning trips and transportation (to BKK for example). So i can only highly recommend this place. I know i'll be coming back someday.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 26 August 2011

From the moment you come around the headland on the longtail boat and see Bottle Beach getting closer, you know you've made the right choice to come here.

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 4 days around Full Moon Party time. The staff are very friendly (Special mentions to Yos, Teeky and the Chef). The atmosphere is laid back but fun at the same time. The staff like to joke and chat with you and bend over backwards to make your stay one to remember. We arrived two days before full moon and one day after. The staff organised taxis to take us there and pick us up (with two return time options). We even partied with Yos and Teeky at the full moon party).

The rooms are ok. Beds are comfy and have mossie nets. The bathrooms aren't the best, but for a quick shower they do there job. We didn't really spend much time in the room as the bar, pool and beach was so much more inviting.

We came here to relax before and after the full moon party. It is secluded so once you arrive there's really no point leaving unless its for the full moon party or its the day you actually leave to head home or go to the next place on your itinery.

We met some great people here, from many different backgrounds. Bottle beach is a beautiful beach and not touristy like other parts of the island. I'd thoroughly recommend checking it out. If you're unsure, then head there for a day trip or one night and if you like (which I'm sure you will), you can always book for longer.

Room Tip: beach huts have better fans, better views and are more airy than garden ones!
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  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank MarcoLearmont
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Reviewed 23 August 2011

Bottle beach is a lovely beach, but slightly ruined by all the day trippers that arrive. We satyed there for 5 nights. It is very relaxed, only 4 places to stay/restaurants on the beach. We had a carrot hut in the resort and paid 1000TB a night. We got a lot more from just an extra 200TB that we were paying for a hut at another beach (Pan Yai) Dont expect to be served quickly at the restaurant, you often have to ask for things more than once! The waiters are more interested in trying to be funny than giving good service!!

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 July 2011

Just returned home after 2 weeks on Bottle Beach and specifically at Bottle Beach 1. We met friends there that return every year and we also had friends and family meet us there. Bottle Beach is the sort of place that when you arrive you kick off your shoes and then don't put them on again until you leave.

The staff at Bottle Beach 1 surpassed themselves this year. They are a hard working bunch and give everything they've got to ensure your stay is memorable. We had booked several large dinners for birthdays and a wedding and the food was fantastic. The children's party the staff organised was excellent, they even set up a stage for the kids to dance on - the kids loved it. One member of staff, who all the kids loved used his valuable break times to entertain the kids swimming and kayaking - wonderful stuff.

I've said it previously, don't come expecting luxury, although there are some really lovely bungalows with spa baths, but do come with an open mind and an open heart, you either get Bottle Beach or you don't, but many people do get it judging by the amount of return guests that come back.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled with family
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Thank Cassnu
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Reviewed 24 July 2011

We only stayed for 2 nights, but we loved it. It was really windy while we stayed there, so we were happy about the pool. Bungalow ok. Nothing fancy, but we slept well. Breakfast was also ok. We felt that eating dinner/lunch at Smile Resort was much cosier and with better food. Someone got married at the beach, so that was fun to watch.
We'd love to come back.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 9 May 2011

After years of visiting most beaches in Thailand, my wife and I have found our favourite of all. Bottle Beach 1 is the sort of place we will want to go back to every year. To understand why you need to understand Bottle Beach. This beach is one of the quietest and chilled out places we have ever been. There is a magic to it that is hard to equal. Time slows down and you find yourself relaxing, doing nothing, going nowhere, and loving every second of it. The beach is unspoiled, quiet and the people on it and relaxed and friendly.

Bottle Beach 1 resort is right in the centre of this small beach. The resort is completely adequate and has everything you need. The rooms were good (we stayed on the beach in a large bungalow with air con and loved it). The staff are wonderful and deserve a separate review about how they particularly make your stay even more enjoyable.

Nothing is done in a hurry and that's exactly the point. Learn to relax and go with the flow and you find yourself falling in love with this place, if you are uptight and fussy, then you probably won't enjoy it as much.

The location and the people make this place and after 6 years of coming to this country and after 10+ islands visited, this is far and away our favourite.

  • Stayed: April 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Bottle Beach 1 Resort

Address: Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Pha Ngan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#26 Top resorts Hotel in Ko Pha Ngan
#27 On the Beach Hotel in Ko Pha Ngan
Price Range: £11 - £67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bottle Beach 1 Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Bottle Beach, the most beautiful beach on Koh Phangan. Catch a long tail boat round from Chaloklum and prepare to relax. Beach front huts with fan for 550 baht to deluxe air conditioned bungalows for 1,500 baht. Restaurant, massage spa, white sand and blue sea. ... more   less 
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