"The location perfect."
January 26, 2018
330 meters to the beach
Located in heart of Koh Lanta
Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
|Value for money||9.6|
|Nearest airport||Krabi International Airport (KBV)|
|Distance to airport||58.3 km|
"The food was fantastic."
January 7, 2017
"The Owners here, Dave and Lek, are outstanding hosts."
January 24, 2018
"The rooms beautiful."
January 26, 2018
December 29, 2018
Well-placed in the beaches, restaurants, romance area of Koh Lanta city, Thai Smile Bungalows provides a most conducive spot for you to take a break from your busy days. Only 90 km away, this 2.5-star hotel can be easily accessed from the airport. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.
At Thai Smile Bungalows, the excellent service and superior facilities make for an unforgettable stay. Top features of the hotel include free Wi-Fi in all rooms, shrine, daily housekeeping, postal service, taxi service.
Thai Smile Bungalows is home to 6 bedrooms. All are tastefully furnished and many even provide such comforts as television LCD/plasma screen, clothes rack, free welcome drink, linens, mirror. The hotel offers many unique recreational opportunities such as snorkeling, diving, fishing, massage, horse riding. When you are looking for comfortable and convenient accommodations in Koh Lanta, make Thai Smile Bungalows your home away from home.
"We stayed two nights at Thai Smile bungalows and enhanced ou..."
December 27, 2018
Children and extra beds
Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.
Minimum age of guests is: 5 year(s).
Thai Smile Bungalows
Baan Klong Khong
Pra Ae Beach
Baan Klong Khong
Klong Dao Beach
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Very nice place, clean and comfortable, and lovely hosts, made our stay extremely pleasant. Dave's always ready to answer all our questions and give great advice and Lek's food is also very yummy. We'll be back for sure!
Everything was wonderful!”
Absolutely everything about our stay at Thai Smile Bungalows was wonderful - not a single complaint! Dave, Lek, and their staff are extremely friendly, helpful, and accommodating. Super nice people! The property is small, and the bungalows are quite near to each other, but the way that they've landscaped with beautiful flowers and trees make each unit feel secluded and private. The on-site restaurant is phenomenal and it's incredibly convenient to walk 10 steps to order food and drink rather than venturing off-property. As other reviews have mentioned, the food is first-class! The units are clean, modern, and well-appointed. The grounds are quiet and peaceful, but close enough to walk to a number of nearby facilities (dining, ATMs, laundry, health clinic, corner store, etc.) in <2 minutes. It's about a 5 minute walk to the beach, which is home to a stretch of laid-back beach bars. You're able to rent scooters right there at the property. I highly recommend Thai Smile!
Wouldnt stay anywhere else”
After traveling a month in Thailand this was our best lodging experience by far. Dave and Lek are a such great hosts and a huge help with answer questions about the island, got us setup with a van to get back to Krabi, got us hooked up with the best diving experience I've ever had (Flip Flop Divers), had motor bikes on hand to rent by the day. The bungalows are in great condition with the most very comfortable beds, pillows, linen, etc. Lek's cooking is amazing as I'm sure ever post has mentioned. Hands down the only place to stay in Koh Lanta!
Nice clean & quiet ”
The bungalows are great. Nice quiet and clean. Great location. Dave the owner also rents scooters. Also Daves wife is a cook and food is tasty and very fresh. You won’t be disappointed staying in the bungalows.
This place is a feast for the senses -- Lek's cooking and taste for garden design was much much appreciated, and Dave couldn't be nicer/more helpful. The food was so amazing that we actually came back there to dine after we had moved on to another hotel! And I say this as someone who cooks Thai food as a hobby. The location is not exactly ideal -- a bit far to walk to the beach and the next door neighbors are in the middle of some neverending construction. Also given distance from the beach, it would be nice to have a pool or to have a formal agreement worked out that we could use the pool at Pinky's next door :) But other than those minor things we absolutely loved our stay at this place!
Lovely stay on Lanta”
We stayed two nights at Thai Smile bungalows and enhanced our stay for two more as we enjoyed it a lot. Dave and Lek take great care of their guests, the room we got was spacious, clean and very nice. Lek cooks delicious Thai food and Dave helped us out with tips and more. The possibility to rent scooters on site is a plus. We can highly recommend this place for your stay on Lanta!
Definitely one of the best places to stay!”
Dave and Lek were amazing hosts, Dave was very helpful and friendly and Lek is very sweet and an amazing chef. We practically ate at the restaurant the entire stay with them, lunch and dinner. One of the best local thai food. We definitely recommend the stay here and the food here. 10/10 for hospitality and cleanliness
They do everything to make you happy!”
Dave & Lek are exceptional & amazing hosts! They will do everything to make you feel comfortable and at home. Their generous and warm hospitality, Lek‘s amazing food, the beautiful bungalows and great location just 3mins from Klong Kong Beach make this place absolutely perfect! Thank you very much, Lek & Dave!
Still Smiling 😎😎”
Our return visit to Thai Smile Bungalows was everything we expected and more. It is the perfect place for relaxation- the bungalows are beautifully presented and spotlessly clean. The gardens create a wonderful ambiance and a little oasis - so close to the local amenities and beaches but also so peaceful. Dave and Lek are excellent hosts and will help in any way they can to ensure your stay is just what you want! FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD! Couldn’t think of eating anywhere else while staying here. The food is amazing and cooked freshly by Lek. We tried so many of the dishes on the menu & daily specials - every bite eaten was delicious. Breakfast is also available at any time of the day - also delicious. Koh Lanta is full of lovely beaches and many are within walking distance of Thai Smile - otherwise, easily reached - for us - by tuk tuk. If you are visiting Koh Lanta this is definitely the place to stay for relaxation and excellent food. Thanks to Dave, Lek, Koy & Dolla, a great team!
The hotel owner is an englishman, his wife Thai, so the hotel feels european order and cleanliness and his wife’s food is wonderful. You can rent a scooter and the owner will always advise you to see it. I recommend choosing this hotel
Wonderful stay at Thai Smile!”
I’m so happy we chose to stay at Thai Smile. Dave and Lek’s place was wonderful- clean, perfectly located, and charming with the garden. They are just across the street from the beach, it’s about a three minute walk. Highly recommend any and all of Lek’s cooking, it really is the best. My favorite was the Panang curry and the muesli for breakfast. Dave was very helpful in suggestions for beach areas and even took the time to drive my sister and I to a more private beach down the road. We are so thankful we were able to close out our trip here and would come back in a heartbeat!
Would stay here any time again! A nice little "Bungalow Village" with beautiful garden”
Just perfect stay. The owner Dave and the rest of the family/ crew are very friendly doing their best all time. Located at klong khong wasnt perfect for us cause there were many other more beautiful beaches on the island. At klong khong you cant really go swimming and there are like no shadow places. We rent a scooter for 250baht a day with no Problems. Food at the Restaurant was very good too. Ate there every day.
The BEST place to stay on Koh Lanta”
I highly recommend staying at Thai Smile. It’s more than just a hotel. We felt so at home while staying in the bungalow! It is amazingly clean and the bed and sheets were very comfortable. Dave and Lek were so kind and helpful. Stay at Thai Smile! You will be so happy you did.
I wish we could have stayed longer”
I can't rave enough about our stay at Thai Smile Bungalows. In fact, I already recommended them to a couple living in Bangkok. Dave and Lek were amazing hosts that really went above and beyond any of my expectations. Their property is small with only six rooms and set back from the main road, and so it ends up feeling like you're just staying with friends. There were lots of small touches that they've put into their rooms (beach bag, refillable water bottles for your stay, etc) and service that create such a charming atmosphere you won't want to leave. And don't miss out on the restaurant! The chicken and rice soup on the breakfast menu is so good.
We stayed here for 10 days and enjoyed it very much. The space is very nice and relaxing. The rooms are a comfortable size and very clean! It's in a good location that you can go to different areas on the Island on a scooter (which we rented from Dave daily) within 30 minutes. Dave is a very helpful and friendly host! We would definitely come back.
Enjoyed every second at Thai Smile Bungalows”
Came here after some days in Bangkok and Ko Ngai. Stayed at Thai Smile for 7 nights. We were greeted with a warm welcome by Dave and Lek. Room was super comfortable with everything you could possibly need (balkony, fridge, soap etc.). Food was obviously sensational as Lek is just a wonderful chef. Sometimes had to force ourselves not to eat there because we wanted to explore other parts of Ko Lanta as well xD Dave was very helpful with tips on what to do/see in Ko Lanta. The location is also superb as it is just between the peer and the other side (national park) so you have a short trip to both directions. We rented a scooter with Dave every day and had our laundry done several times at a reasonable price (almost as cheap as everywhere else). All in all just a wonderful, comfortable and homely place! Thank you so much!
home from home”
we have come away from staying at Thai smile bungalows wishing we were longer! Dave and Lek. were perfect hosts, friendly, helpful and just all round good people! The bungalow was ever so comfortable, clean and in a gorgeous garden setting, we really felt at home. Brilliant tips from Dave for spots on the island and helpful with booking transfers to Krabi and a brilliant bike hire on site. And without a doubt getting to have the pleasure trying Lek's awesome cooking skills, the food was amazing! We are already planning on a return to this wonderful place!
Dave and his wife run this the bungalows and the superb restaurant in excellent manner and really care about their guests. No effort was spared to organize trips for us and advise us on activities when we had questions. The bungalows seemed to be new and were very well cleaned daily. Comfortable beds, fully adjustable AC, fresh drinking water for free, beach towels, laundry service, scooter service, taxi service...everything you can wish for - just ask Dave. Quiet location, nothing to hear from the road - but a few minutes walk to the beach. There are lots of (good) restaurants in the area, but their own restaurant might be the best around and offers fresh specialties almost daily. Yes, definitely a recommendation!
Amazing bungalows and friendly owners”
Would recommend to anyone, best bed we stayed in when travelling Thailand. Great value and friendly owners. Highly recommend!
Dave and his wife are great hosts and like a chat. They know the island well. His wife is a happy and good cook, the food was very good. Rooms are well presented with great aircon.