Per (owner) is quick to respond, informative and very helpful going out of his way to help us with information on options for our son who is a coeliac. I can highly recommend him as the first point of contact.
Secondly, a lady named Ice (local manager) is amazing. So helpful, kind, knowledgeable. Her English is very good and there will be no problems on this front. Again, highly recommended.
On to the property. The photos are very accurate and the large house is very clean and comfortable. The views are incredible and at night, the sea is so loud, it is almost like there are speakers piping the noise into the house. Lovely background noise and to fall asleep to.
You really do step out of the garden gate onto the beach. Note of warning, if you are a little older, after the initial 4/5m wide beach, there is a steep 1.2m drop/step where the high tide stops. If you want to swim, you will need to be able to get down and up again. Didn't affect us but the entire 1.5km beach is like this.
The sea isn't especially deep and you can go pretty far out to waist height. The water is clean and often has fishing boats traversing back and forth from the nearby fishing village behind the house (actually the front of the house). Their berthing is behind the rocky outcrop to the right of the house and just add to the lovely setting.
The complex swimming pool is 30 seconds walk from the front door and has a baby pool section. It is very clean and has a magnificent backdrop. The day usually started with beach time, quick clean off under the outdoor shower, walk to the swimming pool and then home for jacuzzi time.
The outdoor area is a joy...a large dining table under cover with that fantastic vista and then an uncovered area with sufficient deck chairs. The house includes two friendly dogs, Doris and Sally. The kids loved having the dogs to play with.
The kitchen is quite well supplied with crockery and cutlery. We usually only cooked breakfast. Lunch would be fruit bought at the village market. Supper was eaten out or occasionally take aways.
You WILL need a motorbike to get around and shop.
As for issues, no computer but now has a streaming box. You need to buy bottled water to drink, cook with and brush teeth. Would suggest Per including a small welcome pack of tea/coffee/sugar/water on arrival after the taxi trip from Bangkok.
To conclude, fantastic home; amazing setting; excellent management.Would go again and unequivocally recommend you book it.
The location was exactly what we was expecting. Right by the sea. The beach is on the doorstep. And we had lovely morning-swims. The poolarea was great too. The help we got from the staff was friendly and nice. We booked a taxi to pick us up from the airport, and it went very smooth. We can really recommend to make a stop on the way to the house to buy som groceries. We did so and the driver was helpful. We hope we will be back soon again.