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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Stayed here for a full month with my girlfriend in the one bedroom house and we absolutely loved it!

The house is much bigger than the studio units and includes a large useful kitchen with everything you need. The veranda out front is fantastic for relaxing and eating outside. There are only 4 units on the whole property so even if it is fully booked it never feels crowded. The pool is really nice and since you don't need to share it with too many people many times you can have it all to yourselves.

The location is also excellent in a quiet neighborhood only a 10 minute walk to the busy Sairee beach area. There are no steep hills to climb so it makes it very easy to get around on foot. If you are like us and not confident in your scooter skills then this is a good choice for you. There's a mini mart and laundry service right across the street with all the essentials and many restaurants in the area will deliver food free of charge.

The very nice and polite local staff come to clean the pool and rooms daily and provide fresh towels as well as change the bed linen every few days. The property manager comes by frequently to check on things and she is really a fantastic and kind lady who has been on the island for years and can give you all sorts of helpful advice and recommendations. There is also a mobile phone left in the room so you can contact her if there's anything you need.

Would certainly stay here again in the future if coming back to Koh Tao. By the way Koh Tao was very safe and really fun with tons of great restaurants and really good scuba diving (whale sharks!!)

Room Tip: The 1 or 2 bedroom houses are much bigger than the studio units
  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank Matt_in_Germany
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend & I spent 6 days at Ban Sawainam and I could have easily spent more time there! It was a brilliant experience from start to finish, pick up & drop off to the pier is complementary and takes any stress off finding the place.

The location is ideal, far enough away from the beach that the place is quiet but also close enough (a 5 min walk tops!) to sairee beach and where the foodie places are. The looking glass bakery (great fresh bread) down the road & food places next door are so good and well priced if you don't wanna walk far!

Wibeke is really helpful, has loads of helpful tips, leaves a phone that you can contact her on or just ring to get takeaway! - I'd highly recommend Flaming Hog BBQ ( you can find them on fb & message them your order) had the nicest pulled pork sandwich and Texan chilli with cheese & tortilla chips). We had towels for showering & also towels for the pool which is a great touch. If you're looking to dive I'd highly recommend big blue, we had an amazing experience and is highly spoken of on the island!

The properties are all lovely - I'm definitely returning and thinking about renting all 4 villas with friends or family so you can have the whole place to yourself! Can't say better things about this place other than it made our stay in Tao even better - highly recommended.

Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Elle1nad
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The place is nice, clean, quite and central.
Rooms have a kettle, complimentary tea and coffee and a sofa.
Aircon and fan perfectly working.
The owner is very helpful and answers all your questions.
There's also a phone available in the room for you to call which is great.
We had a great stay in Koh Tao.
We def recommend this place.

Stayed: April 2017
Thank Monica A
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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Secluded accomodation away from the main hustle and bustle. Short walk into town.
Very helpful host with excellent local knowledge.
Clean rooms, adequate ammenities with great air-con (much needed!).
Lovely pool which almost feels like your own private pool.

Stayed: January 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Chris W
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. We stayed in Baan Sawainam for three nights. Heather was there to meet us on our arrival and was always contactable by the phone that was left in the room for us. She ensured we had plenty of towels, water and everything else we needed including booking tours and advising us on restaurants.

The pool was great and because the property is so small we had it to ourselves everytime we got in.

We loved how quiet it was but that you could walk quickly to the shops, restaurants and beach.

I'd highly recommend a stay there, and if I was in a group- I'd book it out and have it to yourselves!

Stayed: July 2016, travelled as a couple
Thank Annabel R
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