At the southern tip of Thailand’s beautiful tropical island, Kohphangan, is the intimate and secluded Lighthouse Bungalows and Restaurant.

A cluster of uniquely designed bungalows with a beautifully appointed restaurant, built within an amazing boulder setting which overlooks turquoise waters and the island’s magical sunsets. Only a 10 minute walk to Hadrin Village and Beach – Koh Phangan’s host of the famous monthly Full Moon Party – you can relax within this tranquil setting and have access to the unique local Thai culture, lush tropical jungles and some of the most beautiful, secluded beaches in Southern Thailand.

Surrounded by nature, the Lighthouse’s location offers spectacular views over the gulf of Thailand where you can relax in your bungalow hammock or sit back in the comfort of the Lighthouse Restaurant and enjoy delicious traditional Thai or European cuisine.

Lighthouse Bungalows Haadrin Beach Koh Phangan
Lighthouse Bungalows

Established 17 years ago, Lighthouse bungalows offered peace and tranquility away from the bustle of Haadrin yet still within easy walking distance through the beautiful adjacent beach know locally as Leela. In the beginning guests were required to make a tricky climb over the hill to access the resort. A wooden bridge now connects us to the beach whilst still retaining the away from it all feel. The restaurant was rebuilt in 2002 to a high standard to enhance your enjoyment of this unique location. The restaurant is surrounded on the three sides by the ocean giving an expansive view of the changing landscape. Deep water access from the rocks offers great fishing and swimming.

The rooms available start from old style Island Hut to moderm Concrete Apartment with massive balcony and private bathroom. All rooms come wth fan and spectacular seaviews overlooking Koh Samui. The infamous beach of Haad Leela is a short walk away, while Haad Rin is only a bit more further.

Lighthouse Bungalows Haadrin Beach Koh Phangan
Lighthouse Bungalows

Haad Leela is also known as Haad Seekantang and is about 15 minutes walk from Haad Rin town center. It is a long white sandy beach that is fairly thin in places and has a rugged appeal. Due to its secluded location, the beach was popular with nudists in the early days. There is still bit of the old Phangan vibe in some of the bungalow resorts and you can get far away from the maddening crowd in Had Rin, whilst still being able to pop in for a midnight visit to 7-Eleven.

The comfort and beauty of the Lighthouse Restaurant offers a range of delicious authentic Thai and European Cuisine in an atmosphere of natural beauty and contemporary luxury. Overlooking the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Thailand, the Lighthouse Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 8.00am to 12.00pm. You can savor a range of inexpensive dishes including traditional Thai soups, curries and noodles; fresh and delicious seafoods; mouthwatering fruits, salads, sandwiches and a fantastic variety of European meat, fish or vegetarian dishes.

If you arrive in Tong sala, the best way to Lighthouse Bungalows is to take a taxi to Haad Rin Beach, which is about 20 minutes away along long winding beautiful roads, approximatley 50 Baht per person. Then follow the directions from Haadrin to Lighthouse.

To walk from Haadrin to Lighthouse bungalows takes about 15 minutes. From Chicken Corner, which is in the centre of Haad Rin, walk along towards Paradise bungalows. After Paradise you should come to some steps or a road which takes you towards Leela Beach and Coco Hut Village. Follow this way to Leela Beach and Coco Hut and walk along the beach past all these bungalows until you come to a small wooden bridge. Walk along the bridge for about two minutes then you will be at Lighthouse Bungalows.

Lighthouse Bungalows offers different types of bungalows like Poppy Bungalows, Daisy Bungalows, Sunflower Bungalows and Rose House for up to 5 persons.

Lighthouse Bungalows Haadrin Beach Koh Phangan
Poppy Bungalows
Lighthouse Bungalows Haadrin Beach Koh Phangan
Daisy Bungalows
Lighthouse Bungalows Haadrin Beach Koh Phangan
Sunflower Bungalows
Lighthouse Bungalows Haadrin Beach Koh Phangan
Rose House
Lighthouse Bungalows Haad Leela Beach Koh Phangan Island
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4 thoughts on “Lighthouse Bungalows Haad Leela Beach Koh Phangan Island

  • January 19, 2010 at 9:43 pm
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    Overall not such a great place to stay. Stayed there around Jan 2010 and poppy bungalows are in bad conditions and the bathrooms are simply just a mess. Some bungalows do need serious fixing and the restaurant doesn’t also look that good. there’s mostly kids stuff spread around in the restaurant and the staff seems to be far too lazy. The food was okay though and they got a little bar in the restaurant to hang out.

    the location and view is fantastic & quiet and a big bonus is that you’re at a quiet corner of the island but can easily walk to hadrin beach in only 15 minutes if you like to party.

    but after all i would not recommend this place due to the bad bungalows conditions and the lazy service.

    it’s cheap but simply not worth the money … and I’m sure that you can find better alternatives on the island.

    cheers
    Matt

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  • February 5, 2011 at 8:04 pm
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    hi, I was wondering if you noticed what the Daisy Bungalows were like (these are the 600 baht ones that are a bit bigger than the Poppy ones)? I’ve seen photos of the view and really want to stay at Lighthouse Bungalows, but am worried by what you’ve said about the bad conditions of the bungalows. Was it just the really cheap ones that were in bad condition?

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  • September 30, 2011 at 11:24 am
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    light house is a super nice, roots bungalow style place…..you will not get anybetter if you like it the shanti way in haadrin…go for it……

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  • January 13, 2012 at 5:06 pm
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    We stayed here over new years and this is the WORST place we have ever stayed in (have been backpacking for a year in SE Asia). The rooms are mosquito infected, no furniture, old and are very dirty. We had to leave after 2 nights (booked for 9). The owner is a nutter, him and two staff punched my boyfriend because I hadnt taken my shoes off!

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