Kantiang Bay View Resort

An average local-style resort, in an above average location; popular with 20 - 30 somethings.

Kantiang Bay View Resort - beachfront bungalow

Pretty much the only cheapie still left on the beautiful Ba-Kantiang Bay, the local family-run Kantiang Bay View represents good value for money - though that is mainly to do with its location, rather than the resort itself. Rooms are fairly densely packed together, staff are lackadaisical and - at least on our visit - there was a strong smell from the septic tanks around the bungalows.

The rooms themselves are all less than 20m from the beach; some are housed in a building above the reception area and are sea or inland facing; others are in semi-detached bungalows, called "beach front" rooms. The decor style is typical local Thai - veneer panels, garish tiles and shiny curtains, but the rooms are clean. All come with air con and fan, and a fridge - there is no TV in any room.

En-suite bathrooms are fully tiled and have a western toilet and sporadic hot water shower.

There are plenty of facilities on offer here - as well as a bookshop and internet cafe, there is a tour and ticketing agency, motorbikes for rent, international phone service, money exchange, Thai massage pavilions, as well as snorkelling equipment for rent and "Thai cookery classes" - free lessons involving observing the restaurant staff at work.

The Why Not? beach bar is popular with both guests and outsiders and is a nice place to chill out in the evenings - and even in the day with its hammocks and benches. Music does go on quite late and can be heard in the rooms, though it is usually not very loud.

Kantiang Bay View is an average resort in an above average location: for those who wish to stay on this beach on a budget, it is a good option.

Pictures of Kantiang Bay View Resort

Photographs of the rooms and general atmosphere

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Kantiang Bay View Resort: Rates and Reservation Policy

Please read the reservation policy on the right carefully

For this year (2010):

Room type Apr 21 - Oct 31 Nov 1 - Dec 19 Dec 20 - 31
Building: standard room 800 1500 1700
Bungalow: Mountain view 700 1600 1800
Bungalow: Partial sea view 800 1800 2000
Bungalow: Sea view 1000 2000 2200
Bungalow: Beach front 1200 2200 2500
Extra bed 250 320 320


For next year (2011):

Room type Jan 1 - Jan 15 Jan 16 - Apr 30 May 1 - Oct 31
Building: standard room 1700 1500 800
Bungalow: Mountain view 1800 1600 700
Bungalow: Partial sea view 2000 1800 800
Bungalow: Sea view 2200 2000 1000
Bungalow: Beach front 2500 2200 1200
Extra bed 320 320 250

Reservation Policy
Prices are given in Thai baht and are per room per night and include all applicable taxes. Breakfast is not included.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations will be subject to a 10% charge. Cancellations made less than 14 days before arrival in peak season and less than 7 days before arrival in high season will be subject to a further charge of one night's stay. Early check out will also be subject to a one night charge. No show: no refund will be given.