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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bottle beach is like designated paradise of outstanding beauty. We spent 4 nights on this beach, doing absolutely nothing. It's great getaway to rest your soul and mind. Smile bungalow restaurant offers variety of tasty food and drinks (Curry, Thai Tom Yum soups, etc and great friut shakes!!!).

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

I stayed here for a couple of weeks and really enjoyed it. The bungalows with hammock are inviting for a relaxed break and the nearby beach for a refreshing swim. The staff is very friendly and the food is great. The internet was surprisingly fast and the few outages didn't bother me much. Bottle Beach is a secluded beach only... More 

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Thank Stefan S
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Travelled halfway around the world to spend a few days here. Bottle beach has a total of around 150 bungalows among 5 guesthouses scattered along the beach, and it's an oasis of tranquility. No jet-skis, no night-clubs, no cars or scooters, no hawkers - and in fact no hassles at all. and most travellers arrive here by longtail boat from... More 

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Thank Justin C
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Bottle Beach is one of my favorite getaways... It's remote location and not so convenient accessibility make you feel like you found your (almost) personal, private paradise. Smile Bungalows fits in just perfect. Don't expect AC in your hut, clean towels every day or some other luxury services you'd probably get elsewhere. Everything at Smile is 'basic'. And that was... More 

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Thank Wouter V
Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We selected the place becouse of fantastic landscape. The sandy beach is surrounded by a rain forrest and hills. There are good paths from the forrest. The beach offers nice swimming and acceptable snorkelling. The place can be accessed by a boat or by an offroad car. Smile bungallows are nice and a bit basic in a forrest around the... More 

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Thank Martin Š
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

The location of these bungalows, on bottle beach, was incredible and our room had a beautiful view. The restaurant was also very nice and the staff really friendly. However the quality of the accommodation was very poor. I had expected a basic room but was disappointed even with these expectations. One night of our stay we woke up with a... More 

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Scheidegg, Germany
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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

The beach is perfect and quiet! The stuff very friendly and helpful! Amazing place to relax! For sure we come back! There is no 7/11 or ATM. We came here with a boat, can not come with motorcycle, so that's whynot too many people around.

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Thank Marco S
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

We came here on a day out that we organised ourselves after renting out the boat and services of 'Mr Dan' on Chaloklum Beach. And it made us regret where we were staying! Easily the prettiest beach we saw. Excellent for swimming, water calm, very relaxed and bearby most authentic thai restaurants we found during our stay. Looks VERY quiet... More 

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London, UK
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

Great setting, but very very hard beds, which totally ruined my back during our stay. Also had what was essentially a ladder to access the bathroom on the lower floor, so perhaps check which room you're in if you have mobility issues. Cold shower is also not great if you haven't been sizzling on the beach all day, but it's... More 

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Thank BaddyTravels
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Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We've been there with my boyfriend a couple of time to relax. The bungalow are not luxurious this is simple, nice and quiet. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. This is the kind of place where your little problem seems to go away!!

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
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Additional Information about Smile Bungalow

Address: 74 / 9 Moo 7, Bottle Beach, Ko Pha Ngan 84280, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Pha Ngan
Price Range: $14 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Smile Bungalow 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Ask NOT to be in a room at the top of the hill. We paid for the most expensive room (S11) but rooms lower down had a better view of the sea”
 of 5 bubbles BaddyTravels, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Book a bungalow close to the beach, less bugs and less of a climb!”
 of 5 bubbles twochoicestom, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Bungalows come in budget up to luxury.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisj529, 27 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Try to get one as close as possible to the beach side....”
 of 5 bubbles 935petrk, 2 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Budget rooms are pretty much the same, just a little less space. Ours was budget and it was right near the beach and restaurant. Our friends paid a little more and they had a room a but further up the hill but it was on 2 levels.”
 of 5 bubbles maurice_129, 18 Jan 2015 | Read review
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