Chillout Bungalows (5), Tonsai Beach

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1 bedroom

1 bed
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At the foot of the amazing Tonsai Limestone cliffs and only a short 5 minutes walk to the beach you can find our cosy Chill Out bungalows. Perfect for back packers wanting authentic back packing accommodation like it used to be.

The space

Nestled in the jungle, below the towering limestone cliffs, just 5 minutes from Tonsai beach you will find our Thai style, cosy bungalows. The Chill Out Bungalow is minimally furnished with essential items which include its own bathroom with refreshing cold water shower.
Inside the bungalow you will have a bed, mosquito net and fan. We have also decked the bungalows with their own terrace so you can sit and relax and watch the world go by.
You can submerse yourself in the tranquillity of the tropical jungle but also have peace of mind that should you need anything our reception area and bar is not far away.
Tonsai and neighbouring Railay is famed for its rock climbing which has become increasingly popular in recent years and it is not hard to see why with the towering limestone cliffs. There are many reputable rock climbing shops on both Tonsai and Railay where you can hire equipment and receive tuition.
If rock climbing isn’t your thing then there are still many things to see and do. Diving and snorkelling are very popular in the area and we are also a gate way to many islands, the closest being only half an hour away. If you prefer to stay closer to home then you can explore neighbouring Railay bay with its hidden beaches and lagoons. If you prefer just to relax, then both beaches offer relief from the outside world.
We are situated 5 minutes from Tonsai beach and approximately 15 minute’s walk from Railay bay. Reaching us is very easy, take a long tail boat from Ao nang beach which is the main tourist centre over to TONSAI Beach.
If you take a long tail boat to Railay bay you can still reach us but it requires about a 15 minute walk which is challenging and not recommended if you have a lot of luggage. But for the more adventurous you may enjoy the scenic views along the way.
Krabi town can be reached from anywhere by plane, ferry or bus and from here you can make your onwards journey to us. Tonsai is not a big area so once you arrive at the pier you can ask many people where we are and they will point you in the right direction.
We are not the only bungalows on Tonsai, so what makes us different from the rest you may ask? Well that’s simple! Love! All the buildings have been handcrafted by my husband an artist. All the art works you see have been done with care and attention and all done to make a warm friendly atmosphere that you will experience during your time with us! We are a small community like a family and we welcome anyone to embrace that with us.

Guest access

We have a restaurant on site, and offer Thai and international cuisine, three food stalls with local dishes, one small mini market, a really lovely coffee bar with handmade coffee and a reggae bar where you can while away your evening listening to our house DJ and Live music. We also have a fire show which we receive very good reviews for.
Please understand that during low season it can be very quiet here but there will always be someone to chat with in our friendly bar area. (June to September).

Other things to note

Please understand that our bungalows are in the Jungle so from time to time you may see an uninvited guest or an insect you haven’t seen before. The geckos here are great at pest control and their unusual calls are quite relaxing. Embrace what is around you as it really is a wonder! We also recommend you to bring a good mosquito spray and a small flashlight just in case.
While we do not supply towels or toilet roll you can obtain these items from reception upon request.

(Tips: The mosquitoes come at sunrise and sunset during this time I’d hang out at the beach or in the huts mosquito net)
We have now moved from the beachfront to the hill side (5 mins from the beach) to make way for a new resort area which is currently under construction. This does not seem to affect guests much but there may be some additional noise during the day time and also about 50% of the beach will be taken up by the construction when it starts. There is still plenty of room to top up your tan or sit and enjoy the amazing sun sets we have here but if you prefer you can just nip across to neighbouring Railay beach.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
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House Rules

Like all resorts on Tonsai we produce our own power by means of generator and therefore there is power from 8am until 12 noon and again from 6pm until 6am.



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Lela User Profile
July 2017
Chill Out Bungalows was a great experience. Chris at reception was very nice and helpful and all the staff at the bar, A, B, and Bon were great. They made the atmosphere very fun and welcoming. The bungalows were well kept and cozy. You have to be open minded to nature and some bugs, but its a magical place. Short 5 min walk to the beach and a cultured dirt road up the jungle path with other bars and restaurants. Would definitely come again if I go to Tonsai.
Lerrin User Profile
Response from Lerrin:
Thank you so much for your review, i will pass on your compliments to the boys. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Welcome back anytime.
July 2017

Serge User Profile
July 2017
The location was nice and secluded in the jungle. Easy to get around to Railay East and West. Getting there with big suitcases is harder but certainly doable. The bungalow is basic but very nice if you want to relax, suntan and see some wildlife. It is an ideal complex for backpackers with a bar, restaurant, mini market and a beach very close by.
Lerrin User Profile
Response from Lerrin:
Thank you Serge, for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to host you and we are glad you had a good time.
July 2017

Robb User Profile
May 2017
The secluded bungalows are great for anyone looking for a quiet getaway with AMAZING viewpoints. Lerrin was extremely helpful on not only transportation to the bungalows but what to do in the area during our stay!
Lerrin User Profile
Response from Lerrin:
Thank you for your review. We are glad you had a good time with us. Welcome back anytime. Safe travels.
May 2017

We loved the very basic but lovely bungalow! The staff is very nice and friendly, easy to communicate with. We loved the beautiful views and the quietness around tonsai beach very much. the people are very easygoing. Be sure to try chicken bbq at mamas chicken and get a really good thai massage right at the jungle path!
Lerrin User Profile
Response from Lerrin:
We are happy you had a good time with us. Thank You for your lovely review. Welcome back any time.
May 2017

玥洁 User Profile
May 2017
It is a perfect place, and the room very clean~
Lerrin User Profile
Response from Lerrin:
Thank you for you kind review. Welcome back anytime.
May 2017

Yahoska User Profile
April 2017
The chillout bungalows were just as described and as we were expecting. Great location, super nice staff, loved the sounds of the nature. In my opinion it is a bit over priced considering that I have stayed in other bungalows in other beaches in Thailand with more facilities way cheaper but in general I would recommend it. Tonsai is by far better than ao nang and railey as Ian more quiet and private but you can alway rent a kayak and go exploring the other beaches.
Lerrin User Profile
Response from Lerrin:
Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us. Welcome back any time. Enjoy the rest of your trip.
April 2017

Kenneth User Profile
March 2017
A hippies dream. What a beautiful location on an incredible island! Had such a great time.
Lerrin User Profile
Response from Lerrin:
Thank for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Welcome back any time.
March 2017

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Lerrin User Profile

Since seven years I live with my husband in Krabi. We have two small children and have a family business on Tonsai bay, Railay beach. I'm half Thai-German and had traveled everywhere in the world. Now I have a place at home and would like to give you the opportunity to know my beautiful "home"....Krabi!
Sometime I can't be there and meet all the guest because I have to take care of my two kids. I apologize for that. But my husband and our lovely Team will be there and take care of you during your stay. If you have any questions or need advice or "Tips" about Krabi...please write me an email or just call me. I speak Thai, German and English.
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Languages: Deutsch, English, ภาษาไทย
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