"We loved the day beds, the swing and the hammock and the hotel's restaurant is perched on the cliffs overlooking the beach and sea."
Marta - March 11, 2020
The Koh Tao Cabana Resort is lush and beautiful, situated on the quiet end of Sairee Beach.
Merrill | January 6, 2020
Great breakfast, lovely cabanas, good quiet location.
Stef | July 1, 2019
The cabanas and villas themselves are gorgeous;
Merrill | January 6, 2020
Merrill | January 6, 2020
|Value for money||8.1|
|Distance to city center||1 km|
|Nearest airport||Samui Airport (USM)|
|Distance to airport||67.2 km|
Check-in is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The resort offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.
A stay at Koh Tao Cabana Hotel also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the resort. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Koh Tao Cabana Hotel has a car park available for guests. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Koh Tao with private transportation, the resort can arrange taxi service.
Koh Tao Cabana Hotel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.
"Personal were very friendly and service minded all the time."
January 12, 2019
"Nice rooms Amazing pool and beach Breakfast was very good."
September 24, 2018
"Definitely a very good hotel, nice staff, clean and quiet"
November 21, 2018
Positioned away from the crowded areas on Sai Ree Beach, Koh Tao Cabana Hotel is found on Thailand’s most secluded island, perfect for travelers who want a great vacation in a tranquil atmosphere. Simple yet romantic villager-styled cottages are secretly hidden into the jungle's mist with breathtaking views. Each cottage is fitted with its own balcony where guests can lounge and enjoy the sun and sea from the comfort of their room. The main town is within close vicinity, offering a vast selection of restaurants, shops, banks, and bars. When you choose to stay in, you can enjoy the hotel facilities such as pampering yourself at the spa on-site, dining at the restaurant serving both local and international cuisines, or wade in the swimming pool. Wi-Fi is available in public areas and also provided is laundry service, room service, and shuttle service. Nearby attractions and the true essence of unspoiled nature are sure to please even the weariest of travelers during their stay at Koh Tao Cabana Hotel.
"Actually, every single member of staff was lovely and went a..."
March 11, 2020
Children and extra beds
Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.
All children are welcome.
|Guest's age||Extra bed|
Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib available upon request
Children 2-10 year(s)
Must use an extra bed
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 11 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Koh Tao Cabana Hotel
Thian Og Bay
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This was my third stay on Sairee Beach in Koh Tao. I wanted something slightly away from the crowds, so Koh Tao Cabana, situated on the northernmost corner of Sairee, seemed ideal. When our ferry arrived, the resort taxi service was nowhere to be seen. Fortu ately another driver from a different resort called for us, and within 10 minutes our ride came to pick us up. Our first impressions of Koh Tao Cabana were good. The grounds were beautiful, the offices charming, and the staff welcoming. They gave us some nice fresh juice and wet towels to clean face and hands while completing the necessary paperwork upon check-in. Our cottage was up on the hill away from the restaurant. The further up the hill, the better the view. We were nearly at the top, so the view from our balcony was breathtaking. The cottage itself was very nice, both inside and out. The pictures online actually don't do it justice! Each cottage is made to blend into the natural environment - truly tropical, but not particularly "Thai" ... very luxurious, however! Many reviewers here complain about the mosquitoes, especially when showering or using bathroom in the open-air (yet private) facilities. Behined the cottage. BRING lotions/creams for bites! The resort will provide gallons of insect spray, but you'll be it anyway ... bring your favorite "after bite" ... you'll get bitten all over Sairee or other beaches as well. The restaurant at Cabana is wonderful! Each morning they give you options for breakfast - omelets, fruit, cereal, yoghurt, etc. You can have your fill. We ate dinner at the restaurant one evening as well. Very nice food, but nothing spectacular. Better than most places on the beach, but you'll pay slightly more for it as well. The dining environment can't be beat! Morning or night, the view is wonderful, and the staff attentive and helpful. We didn't make much use of the private beach lounge, but some other guests were there daily. There is also a spa which we didn't use.
Lovely hotel, great service and perfect location”
Koh Tao Cabana is one of the few hotels in this part of Koh Tao that lives up to the standards that it claims to have. We stayed there for 5 nights at the beginning of our stay on Koh Tao then had to move because they were full. It has a range of accommodations to suit different budgets - we stayed in one of the cheaper rooms but the quality was still excellent. The location is great. We moaned sometimes about the walk back to the hotel in the evening but changed our mind after moving to a more central place and had to put up with the noise of the bars every night. The staff are pleasant, helpful and exactly what you would expect when paying for this type of resort. The buildings are all in good condition, the restaurant is lovely and the reception is welcoming. However, we were there while they were building the pool area and wouldn't have been happy if we'd been given a room opposite this area. (We witnessed another guest who was very angry about being woken up at 8am Christmas morning by banging). I can only comment on the breakfast at the restaurant, but that was excellent and the thing that we missed most when we had to move! Overall loved Koh Tao Cabana and once the pool area is complete it will be by far the best resort on Sairee beach.
Great cottages, great location”
koh tao cabanas is one of the best resorts on koh tao. we stayed in the sea view cottages with private infinity pool. the location is excellent. close enough to sairee beach and sairee village to walk to all the neat little shops and restaurants in about 10 minutes. set up a bit on the rocks and hill overlooking the sea, and therefore gets a nice breeze which makes it significantly cooler than the heat and humidity down on the beach and in the village. so nice to come back to a place after a long hot day with a cool breeze at your cottage and a private pool to cool off. location is close to everything but just far enough away to be tranquil and peaceful. the restaurant - rim lae -arguably one of the most romantic restaurants in koh tao. great atmosphere. breakfast was great. hotel staff was nice. we took a snorkeling trip around the entire island and saw some of the other "resorts" but they looked rather cookie cutter and some were so remote, i think you'd feel "trapped" if you stayed there, having to get a taxi or taxi boat to leave the resort (roads on koh tao are not extensive). overall, very happy with my stay at koh tao cabanas.
Great stay in Koh Tao!”
We had a great 3 night stay at the Koh Tao Cabana. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The hotel offers a free shuttle to and from the airport so make sure you arrange this with the concierge before arriving. If you book through a third party vendor the hotel will not know when you arrive, but will send someone to wait for you at the ferry. Look for them upon disembarking the boat so you don't get ripped off by a cab. Also, the ferries between Koh Samui and Koh Tao are infrequent so be sure to check that before scheduling. The views were great, the food pretty good and the beach front cabanas, hammocks and swings provide a great ambience. The music from surrounding bars can be loud at night, but it is loud anywhere on the beach so that is something you'll have to deal with at any hotel. The Koh Tao Cabana is the furthest on Sairee Beach so it's as good as you're going to do for a water front location. If I visit again I will book again.
Great stay, lovely cabins and flexible and staf!!”
during our 3 nights stay we had a wonderfull time. we went specificly to koh toa for a padi diving course and wanted a good hotel within a quiet environement. that's what koh tao cabana hotel is all about. we were picked up at the pier at the day of our arrival. we arrived very early in the morning. normally you have to wait before you can check in, but they arranged an other villa to take a shower and for the time being. a few hours later they took our lugagge to our own room. the hotel is located at the end of the bay which means it has an quiet and peaceful environement. you will have to take a 10 minute walk to the nearest shops/restaurant and bars. their own restaurant is the best option, we ate here 2 out of 3 nights we stayed at koh toa cabana hotel. i recommend you to pick the private bbq which will be set beside your table. on the last day of our diving course we needed a late checkout. the friendly and helpful staff took wonderfull care of this matter so we were able to take a shower right before we left koh tao.
We really enjoyed our stay at Koh Tao Cabana. The room was very nice and we felt like it was a great location on the island. It was far enough away from the night life on Sairree but plenty close to walk to. If you are looking for a quite get away this might not be the best spot bc you can hear the bass bumping at night from the club a short 5 min walk down the beach. The hotel restaurant is great! It is perched up on the foothill that makes for a great view and it had some of the best food that we ate in Koh Tao. I also highly recommend eating at the Gallery, which is in town. It is owned by a cool guy named Chris, who moved to Koh Tao for treasure hunting and opened up a photography studio and great Thai restaurant. Koh Tao is my favorite island in Thailand and Koh Tao Cabana is my favorite hotel on the island.
Lovely hotel in a great location!”
The Koh Tao Cabana is located at one end of Sairee beach which is perfect. It is nice and quiet and the views from the cabanas are outstanding. The restaurant overlooks the water and the food and drinks are great. You can easily walk along the beach if you want to enjoy the nightlife in Sairee or go to another restaurant. The beach area right in front of the hotel never gets busy. Take a long tail boat over to Koh Nang Yuan to go snorkelling if you can. Loved this hotel and would go back again anytime.
Everything was impeccable”
Although we planned diving courses, it had rained every day so we stayed in the resort more than planned, but the staff was amazing. Facilities were excellent. The food was incredible - the free breakfast option is the best I've ever had at a hotel/resort, so definitely choose that. The location was perfect - it's at the north end of Sairee Beach and quite secluded, private and secure, but still just a 10 minute walk along the beach to the town area. We loved this place so much that when we come back for diving again (and hopefully with better weather), we're definitely staying with Koh Tao Cabana.
Most amazing hotel”
Our stay at Koh Tao Cabana was one to remember. We stayed there for Valentine's Day while we were in thailand. We stayed in the honeymoon villa to make it extra special! The room was absolutely spectacular, location to die for overlooking the cove from our private infinity pool. The one and only thing was the beach party that continued until 2am.... The constant thudding of the bass that echoed up from the beach to the hill was unpleasant. If that hadn't of happened it would have been the perfect hotel and stay I've ever experienced. I will most definitely still be returning to this hotel but will probably stay in another room as the beach party may not be as loud when you're on the same level as it. Would still recommend this hotel and room 100% as it may have just been that weekend was a special weekend that we were unaware of. Koh Tao is renowned for its relaxed atmosphere as Koh phangan is the party island!
3 night stay in cottage ocean view ”
Stayed at this hotel for 3 nights with my partner in the cottage ocean view room, it said partial view when i booked but literally could see the ocean from every window fantastic! I cant fault this hotel at all, the staff are incredible friendly always wear a smile on their face and cant do enough for you :) Our room was superb, i felt like i was in the ‘real’ thailand. It was very romantic and everything we wanted. The facilities were brilliant and plenty of beach bars along sairee beach Lotus bar is a must , the fire dancers are amazing there The fizz bar is also great and The mexican/thai restaurant next door but one to that was also great! We had a great time in koh tao and if/when we come back we will definitely be staying at Hotel Cabana resort !
Idyllic Location & Exceptional Service”
The Koh Tao Cabana Hotel is absolutely incredible. We had spent a significant time journeying upon our arrival and the hotel staff were very quick to please, offering tea and popcorn at our early check-in, baggage collection and complimentary 15 minute massages at the attached spa. We stayed at a White Sand Sala villa and I must say the room had everything - The pictures really don't do it justice. We were lucky enough to be located in one which had direct access to the pool. We also didn't realise before going that the room also came with all-inclusive breakfast every morning from 7.30 - 10.30. They have a huge array of fresh fruit and veg available, in addition to the hot food you can order with the chef. We were lucky enough to pay for the room at a hugely discounted rate through Agoda and, to be honest, I would have probably paid the original rate to stay here. We would rate this hotel 4.5*.
Great hotel with a beautiful beach”
We stayed at the Cabana Hotel for 5 nights in late March 2014. The hotel is set right at the north end of Sairee beach. The beach is clean and the water is perfect for swimming. Upon arrival, we were served popcorn and some juice at the reception, which tasted really good and was a nice touch. We stayed the first night in a treetop cottage, the cottage in itself was perfect, however at night the loud music from the bars at Sairee beach disturbed our sleep and we did not sleep much that night even though we wore earplugs. The next morning we asked to change rooms, which the kind personnel at the reception did. We were upgraded to a whitesand villa, which was situated as far away from the beach as possible - and it turned out very quiet. The next four nights we slept really well as there was no disturbance. The restaurant at Cabana hotel was also good, we especially liked that you can have your breakfast lying on pillows and watching the sea. The breakfast in itself was average, not spectacular but at dinner we can recommend having your own barbecue on a small grill next to your table, it was great! Overall: very good service, beautiful setting and rooms, nice restaurant. However if you like to have a good night's sleep, ask for one of the whitesand villas at the back.
Amazing villas on the best part of Sairee Beach”
Out of a month in Thailand Koh Tao Cabana's was our favorite stay. Our Deluxe Patio Villa was just perfect. We had nice comfortable deck for relaxing, the bed wasn't hard like most Thailand hotels, and the outdoor shower was a kick. The staff was a mixed bag, some very courteous, others not so much. The food was just okay, but with a five minute walk down the Sairee Beach you had plenty of other options. We got a really good price for our room on Agoda, much better than the rate they offered at the front desk when we decided to extend our stay. The pool area was great for our seven year old to play in and the hotel grounds were very safe, enough that we felt comfortable letting our seven year old hunt for geckos unaccompanied. Location was superb, the beach out front the hotel was great for lounging, swimming, and snorkeling. It was really easy to flag a taxi boat to Koh Nang Yuan too right off the beach. We hope to return to Thailand some day and will definitely be making Koh Tao Cabanas a must stop location.
i fell in love with koh tao immediately after being shown to our cottage, it was beautiful, and the view was amazing, we had a cottage overlooking the sea, lush little hammock on the porch and the little touches in the room were sweet. it was quite dark getting around at night so they give you a little torch, and bug spray and complimentary sarongs. the restaurant was lovely, and the food really well priced and tasty. breakfast included was also great, different cooked options, as well as lovely breads, and pastry, and so many condiments! lovely cabanas and private area of the beach so nice and quiet, and they are really quick to put mattresses on the cabanas when you pick one and give you towels and more sarongs everywhere you go so you don't have to carry things around with you. 2 lovely pools, and the reception were brilliant. we missed our ferry from koh phagnan and even though we didn't expect anyone to pick us up especially a day late, they had said they had waited everytime a ferry had come in on both days until we arrived. amazing stay, will definitely stay here again when we go back. book it! can't believe how reasonable these cottages are compared to uk hotel prices, amazing.
The best hotel we have ever stayed in!”
We are very pleased with our stay at Cabana. The location was great, Cabana is situated at the most beautiful end of Sairee beach. The view is everything. Does not take a long time to walk to the restaurants and the local markets. Cabana's own restaurant Rhim Lae had a lot to offer. Staff was very friendly and they always had a smile on their face. Room was very clean and we loved our terrace. The front desk is very helpful. They fix a shuttle from the pier for u. We will definitely come back to Cabana when visiting Koh Tao. Could definitely stay more days!!
Serene but convenient ”
This is the perfect location on Sairee Beach—a picturesque and easy 10 minute walk on the beach to town, but far enough away from the fire shows and backpackers to relax at the end of the day. Highlights include: - The restaurant staff! Winnie, in particular, went out of his way to be smiley, personable, and kind. I rarely eat at hotel restaurants and on this trip we did so at least daily. - The room. The rooms are unique and luxurious, including the open-air bathroom, which I loved. - The views! Everywhere you look is a postcard. The huge boulders at the north end of the beach frame the resort beautifully. Only downsides were there was no wifi in the rooms. Also, when we checked out, three men showed up at our door at the checkout time and waited outside for us to leave. Was there really such a big rush to clean and get the next people in? It felt surprisingly rude and bizarre, given the otherwise fantastic service we received all week. Overall, I would not hesitate to recommend this place. Staying here made our week on Koh Tao feel like a luxurious vacation!
I love this end of Sairee beach... it`s stunning. So much so that we are now planning on getting married at Koh tao cabana. The staff are so friendly, the restaurant is lovely with amazing views of the beach. Rooms are lovely and I loved the open air bathroom....even though we did have a few unwelcome guests! I`d definitely stay there again and highly reccommend it.
A slice of paradise”
we had a super relaxing few days at koh tao cabana hotel. the cottage was very comfortable and had everything we needed for full comfort, they even provided mozzie repellent! the staff were all really friendly and the food in the restaurant was delicious - definitely recommend their seafood. the location is perfect and it was great being surrounded by a beautiful garden and beach while doing a spot of sunbathing/reading. it's really the full package. i will definitely be going back there and would absolutely recommend it.
Highly recommend Koh Tao Cabanas!”
We loved Koh Tao Cabanas! The rooms are well designed, very clean and spacious with a really nice bathroom and outdoor shower A bit secluded from the main Koh Tao Sairee Beach, but a short walk and a very nice stretch of beach. Breakfast was good, with an especially beautiful view in the mornings.
Beautiful hotel in great, quiet location”
our stay at the koh tao cabana was very nice and my friend considered staying longer. the location is great, in a quiet area, about 7 min walk to town on the beach. there are many nice cheap restaurants in town but the food at the hotel restaurant is great too. the view from the restaurant is beautiful. there is a private beach at the hotel. staff are always friendly and helpful and speak reasonable english. the spa is new and looks great. staff there are wonderful and caring and provide beautiful treatments. you can hire kayaks at the hotel and paddle to the island of nang yuan or take a taxi boat.