Twin Bay Resort,
Koh Lanta Island
Thailand, West Coast and Islands
Info : Twin Bay Resort
A 3 star hotel in a 5 star location pretty much sums up the Twin Bay Resort Koh Lanta. The location, at the northern tip of Koh Lanta, with two bays at either side is wonderful, whilst the infinity pool, wide empty beach and palm fringed views make a stay here extremely pleasant.
The service is laid back to say the least, though this is in keeping with the languid nature of Koh Lanta itself. Whilst it's not sleek service it certainly is friendly. The quality of the food is high – the chef seems equally at home with Thai and European food and the breakfast spread is decent and consistent.
Twin Bay Resort Koh Lanta could do with a litte updating in parts but all the rooms are large, comfortable and serviceable and the ‘Beach Front’ rooms open directly onto the beach with superb sea views. The ‘Standard’ rooms are a similar size and layout – but they open onto the garden rather than the beach and the small difference in cost makes it advisable to upgrade to ‘Beachfront’ where possible. The family rooms feature a double and a bunk bed – unusual in Thailand where hotels, especially at the value end, generally assume parents are happy to share beds with their children. This makes the resort exceptionally good value for families. The pool features a decent sized separate shallow part, great for young children.
The diving is excellent off Koh Lanta so there are many reputable dive schools on the island and snorkelling trips are available too. There are plenty of good restaurants and the odd beach bar near Twin Bay Resort Koh Lanta but Koh Lanta is generally a fairly quiet island therefore we feel that overall this resort is a good option for budget conscious families.
Comfort - This is our lead in category. There will generally be a no frills approach and while some will be characterful, some will do exactly what it says on the tin - provide a clean, comfortable and good value place to spend the night. These places are normally 3* hotels.
- Beach Bar
- Beach Games
- Free Internet
- Infinity Pool
- Scuba Diving
- Spectacular Views
- Water Sports
- Wireless Internet
The Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok was superb and we couldn’t fault it. Wonderful service, friendly and helpful staff, amazing breakfast buffets, what more could you ask for?