Getting to Bottle Beach

Until Koh Phangan Airport is built everyone arrives by boat on Koh Phangan. From the main ferry pier of Thongsala you have a choice to either take a taxi all the way to Bottle Beach or take a taxi and a longtail boat. If you arrive by boat in Haad Rin you have to first […]

Smile Bungalows

Smile Bungalows is located at the western corner of Bottle Beach. It has a collection of traditional bungalows in a tropical garden setting. It is friendly, family-run place popular with backpackers looking for reasonable and cheap bungalows in a little corner of paradise. Accommodation Options Small Fan Bungalow – from 400 Thai Baht There are […]


There are 4 places to stay in Bottle Beach. They are Smile Bungalows, Bottle Beach 1, Haad Khuat Resort and Bottle Beach 2. They all have traditional Koh Phangan bungalows on stilts near the beach. Prices start at 400 Thai Baht a night for a basic bungalow near the beach and go up to over […]

Yoga in Bottle Beach

Sorry for the misleading title – there currently is no yoga centre in Bottle Beach. Rather this post explores the possibilities for someone who wants to enjoy the beauty and seclusion of Bottle Beach as well as practice yoga. There is a growing number of visitors to Koh Phangan who want to improve themselves; they […]