Check out the latest video: THE CHEAPEST 2BR/2BA, 2 STORY HOUSE RENTAL IN KO SAMUI, THAILAND? ONLY 100 METERS TO THE BEACH!!! https://youtu.be/QTbAIq3yzZg
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As part of our “Thailand Road Trip ver 3.0” Gracie and I kept driving south from Cha-Am to several points along the coast, ending up in Donsak. As many of you might know, the Donsak pier is where the ferries to Ko Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao leave from.
There are two main piers: the “SEATRAN Pier” and the “RAJA Ferry Pier”
I have only taken SEATRAN to/from Ko Samui and RAJA to/from Koh Phangan. It wasn’t really by design, it just turned out that each time I flew to Surat Thani and then took a shuttle to Donsak, those were the respective ferry companies that I ended up taking.
SEATRAN is definitely my preferred company. Overall they have better infrastructure (Pier facilities, the boats’ age and condition) and far better customer service in my experience.
SO, this trip to Ko Samui, we purchased 2 ferry tickets, plus car. The total came to 800 THB. Arriving at the ferry port, we were told we needed to get a Swab Test. We parked the car and walked over to an specific building for this. There were medical staff and administrators that were VERY nice, provided great customer service and had our NEGATIVE (whew) test results for us quicker than I could say, “Cat in the Hat” 😉
We stayed at a resort I have stayed at a few times. LIPA BAY RESORT. As the name suggests, its on Lipa Bay, and thus, just south of the Nathon Pier so, an easy commute.
The next morning I found this place on AirBnB so wanted to shoot this video and give you some idea of the BARGAINS available right now. Keep in mind it is about the 2nd week in October of 2021. The result of the travel restrictions have resulted in close to ZERO tourists.
This house is just one example of a house easily available for rent in Samui (and well as Phangan)
If you don’t want to watch the whole video, the cost via AirBnB ended up being 1255 THB ($37.75) for 3 nights or about $12.60/night.
I have a word to describe 2 story houses that rent for $12.60 a night: F R E E!!!
Here’s a link to Daniel’s place on Samui: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/39142762?guests=1&adults=1&s=67&unique_share_id=e74f0ee7-0879-4f82-ba1d-5717c5dc665e
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All the best,
~mikes & Gracie