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FAQ

Making a villa reservation
Within 2 days of submitting your request we will advise you of availability. We require a deposit of between 15% and 50% on booking with the balance payable 30 days before arrival. For bookings of less than 30 days we require full payment at the time of booking.

Making payment

Bank transfer to our account. Details will be given at the time of booking. Credit card payment is also accepted, Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.

Travelling to Koh Phangan overland from Bangkok
There are many luxury bus services from Bangkok to Koh Phangan. The journey takes about 10 hours to Donsak, the ferry port for boats to Koh Phangan and Koh Samui.

Trains leave Bangkok several times daily, the journey time is about 12 hours, sleeping berths are available on some services. Leaving the train at Surat Thani the transfer by coach or taxi from Surat Thani station to Donsak takes about 11½ hours.

From Donsak by Raja Ferries the journey takes around 3 hours to Koh Phangan. This ferry service also takes vehicles.

There are 2 companies that run luxury coach services from Bangkok to Chumporn, which takes about 6 hours. At Chumporn you transfer to a large express boat that stops at Koh Tao, and Koh Phangan before arriving at Koh Samui. The boat journey from Chumporn to Koh Phangan takes about 2½ hours.

Travelling to Koh Phangan by air
There is no airport on Koh Phangan, the nearest airport is on Koh Samui. Between Bangkok and Koh Samui there are many daily services run by Bangkok airways and Thai airways, flying time about 50 minutes. There are flights from Koh Samui to Phuket, Pattaya, Singapore and Hong Kong.

From Koh Samui airport it is a short taxi ride to the ferry for Koh Phangan (the ferry is a 30 minute journey). There is a regular speedboat service and private speedboat transfer can be arranged.

Flights from Bangkok to Surat Thani
Air Asia flies from Bangkok to Surat Thani daily, flying time about 50 minutes. The transfer from Surat Thani airport to Donsak ferry port is by coach or taxi and takes about 1½ hours.

At Donsak you transfer to the Raja ferry to Koh Phangan (a 2½ hour journey).

Whilst the overall journey is longer than flying to Koh Samui, it can be cheaper to fly via Surat Thani, depending on the time of year.

All the main ferries arrive in Koh Phangan at Tong Sala. We arrange free transfer to and from your villa from Tong Sala.

Driving in Thailand
You need a valid national driving licence and preferably an international driving licence. Wearing crash helmets whilst driving motor bikes is both mandatory and highly recommended.

Vehicle Rental
We can arrange car or motor bike rental.

Electric supply
220 volt with 2 pin plugs. Adaptors are available.

Thai currency
There are many ATM machines in Thailand so bringing large amounts of cash is generally unnecessary, however in some of the more remote areas ATM machines can be difficult to find.
 



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