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Away Resort Koh Kood (prev Bai Kood Shambala Resort)
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Reviews of Away Resort Koh Kood

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Read all 39 reviews and thoughts (average: 3.87 out of 5) on the Away Resort Koh Kood before you book online.

4/5    Score based on 39 reviews

5/5 =
Excellent
31%
4/5 =
Very Good
41%
3/5 =
Average
18%
2/5 =
Poor
5%
1/5 =
Terrible
5%
4/5

Very Good

Beautifull landscape and friendly staff
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Good, beautiful landscape and friendly staff It was an interesting staying. It was a great experience for the landscape and the beach, but the room was not as we can see on the website. The staff...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely place
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Lovely place, nice & cosy bungalows, little pool, good food, good massages, friendly staff! Though price is too high for what they offer. Minus: no airco + hot water during day time. Staff speaks...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful Sway Mak Mak
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Our Honeymoon was spent in the most beautiful place on the planet. We had much fun and a relaxing experience filled with many memories with new found friends from the Away Resort. Food aroe mak mak...

5/5

Excellent

Never been anywhere so dreamy
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I have see a lot of my country, but never this island Koh Kood, it is amazing, so green, so empty of mess, cars and people. The away resort also is beautiful. The people that served us also, so...

4/5

Very Good

A romantic holiday destination
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I was there with my girlfriend since it was our anniversary. We were very pleased with the food, especially the dishes that has cashew nuts in it. They have the best chicken with cashew nuts that I've...

4/5

Very Good

Yosakorn001
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This resort perfectly suites me as a musician. Beautiful nature, "get away" relaxing atmosphere. The staff here are very friendly and the service is superbly great! The food are deliciously...

5/5

Excellent

Exellent stay
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I stayed at Away Koh Kood at the end of August. Everything is just perfect, eventhough it was monsoon season. The location could not be better. You can go the jungle and a nice waterfall by a kayak....    

4/5

Very Good

Well named
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Accompanied by a Thai friend, I spent four delightful days at Away, well cared for by the solicitous staff despite being two of the only guests at the end of the low season. In preparing for our...

3/5

Average

In the wild - very very far from civilization
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We stayed two nights in there. In general, service from staff was really good. However, the location of accomodation is far away from anything and restaurant is really expensive and not really... 

4/5

Very Good

Perfect for a private vacation trip
Date:
We booked Away Koh Kood for 2 nights from the 11th - 13th August 2012. The hotel itself is located around 30min from the ferry pier by hotel owned pickup opposite of Captain Hook & Peter Pan...

5/5

Excellent

Heaven on earth !!
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Took the whole package of half board, 2 great meals a day + transportation + free waterfalls tour + Free sail for snorkeling. Room was at the front, facing the beach. The staff, service, food,...

4/5

Very Good

the perfect place for a private holiday
Date:
When we was looking for a place for holiday (as an alternative to Hua Hin, Cha Am, Pattaya and the southen islands), our friend recommend this place for us. We spent 3 nights here and we got what we...  

4/5

Very Good

Picturesque location
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Loved our stay here, the beachfront rooms were so comfortable and had a lovely view of the ocean, but did not like that the AC or any electronics did NOT work between the hours of 8am and 6pm, so if...

4/5

Very Good

Very nice and relaxing stay
Date:
My family of four people, two adults and two children, aged 2 and 4 years old, stayed at Away in the second week of March 2012. A very relaxing, very nice vacation. The staff make this place. While...

3/5

Average

No beach and concrete dividers...
Date:
Service is good in this place and the rooms are quite OK for what they are. Location is fine as it is overlooking a beautiful bay however there is no beach to speak of here. It is a rocky sea shore...

3/5

Average

It's just okay (as long as you're not too picky with accommodation)
Date:
Advice about how to go to Koh Kood : Taking the bus from bangkok is probably easier for going to the pier to get speed boat to Koh kood,, the bus takes about 5-6 hours..if you're booking with...         

5/5

Excellent

Beyond expectation
Date:
It was a memorable trip with a group of friends last month at Away. Koh Kood is still virgin and fresh. I liked the time when I woke up and saw panoramic sea view from my bangalow ! Our group spent...

5/5

Excellent

The most wonderful time
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This place is so cosy, not the most fancy though. We loved staying here, the staff was really nice and the food was excellent. We prefer to pay a little more for food from a clean kitchen and this...

5/5

Excellent

The Maldives of the future when the Maldives are no Longuer
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This uppretentious destination is getting to be discovered by to many people.I suppose we cannot keep a good secret for to long. since last time visited (about a year ago) the transport to the island...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful place & Great Services from the staffs
Date:
I was at Away Koh Kood for 2 nights. To say the least, I wish I could have stay there for a few more days! Thai food was delicious and tasty. We also had a dinner on the beach over sunset; the...

1/5

Terrible

Eco as excuse for failing standards
Date:
I have just stayed at Away Koh Kood for the second time within about 14 months. When deciding to go back to the island (which I totally love) I was found it difficult to chose between returning to...

5/5

Excellent

Cannot miss mushroom soup at away resort koh kood
Date:
I have been at away resort koh kood 3 days and 2 nights for my vacation. I have to say that it really helps me to away from my work stress and i can feel that i am fully recharged. It is so peaceful...

3/5

Average

Beware of the room selection
Date:
We have stayed 4 nights at this resort. The stay was very nice and we got an upgrade for the first two nights to the beachfront bungalow which was very nice. The second two nights we stayed in the...

2/5

Poor

Scammed
Date:
Hello! Looking for a nice place at Koh Kood and you have taken a look at Away Homepage and think it is rather attractive. I just say don not thrust the home page at all. Strip off 60-70 % of what you...

3/5

Average

Great location but the restaurant and rooms where no good.
Date:
We spent three nights at Away resort in the Deluxe beachfront bungalows. Our expectations where high since we paid pretty much for the stay (20 500 THB/3 nights) compared to other resorts we stayed at...

4/5

Very Good

Good place to get away from it all
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I think quite a few improvements have been made to the resort over the past year or so. Many of the complaints dont seem to be valid now. It isnt perfect and I dont think it is a resort for everyone,...

5/5

Excellent

Our favorite part of Thailand!
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In search of a place to check out of life with still a touch of luxury, we found a perfect corner of the world. We arrived on speedboat from Trat and hopped off the dock to what seemed like our own...

3/5

Average

3 days 2 night at Away Koh Kood
Date:
Before I went to spend 3 days and 2 night at Away Koh Kood, I had tried to find many information about this hotel and find quite a mix and non allign details. So after staying there, here is what I...

4/5

Very Good

The hub, great place to play the pool or rent snorkels!
Date:
The hub is part of Away resort; Over there you can play the pool, have a drink or even rent snorkels. The staff is lovely and helpful. My boyfriend and I had a good evening over there and we also...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise setting, beautiful island
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Wonderfyl wooden hut set on a hill overlooking the sea and river inlet through palms. beautiful details in the rooms, and the bathroom was clean and modern but made to look rustic. polishhed concrete...

4/5

Very Good

Great Activity Center and Bungalows
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The best part of my stay at was the activity center and Andrew Wade who took me on 4 excellent dives on reefs around Koh Kood. It was a really memorable experience since I like looking at beautiful...

5/5

Excellent

All I remember is four days in paradise!
Date:
I had originally planned on a 3 day trip with my girlfriend to the resort. After 3 days in paradise we enjoyed ourselves so much that we decided to call the boss and add an extra day to our trip. I...

4/5

Very Good

Amazing experience on virgin untouched island resort
Date:
WOW. Talk about untouched and unspoilt, this place is a true paradise island. The resort itself looks onto a bay and all the bay has are trees all along it. When you go to places like Phuket all you...   

4/5

Very Good

Nice hotel
Date:
Excellent location. Very nice bungalows / tents and service. The staff were also friendly and helpful. Nice restaurant and decent international breakfast. Room have nice view. DonĀ“t forget to bring...

2/5

Poor

Don't Bother with Away - Stay Elsewhere
Date:
On the surface Away is great as it is on the water, has nice people working and has great views. however the rest is not good. too many issues to list but here are a few : the staff smoke on you, the...

4/5

Very Good

Look at the bright side!
Date:
After reading the recent reviews, I cannot but agree that all have some truth in them. The beach is across a chanel, yes, but it is very nice. The Restaurant is expensive, but yes, we liked the food....

4/5

Very Good

Room for improvement
Date:
The hotel has received some mixed reviews which I would like to put into perspective. Yes, the hotel does not have a pool or direct beach access and aircon and shower are not available 24h. So in this...

1/5

Terrible

Avoid at all costs
Date:
My partner and I spent five days at Away after reading recommendations and wanting to experience a Thai island unlike any other. But from the first to the last, Away was a total shambles. Our...

3/5

Average

Gorgeous views but overall very disappointed
Date:
First, if you are mainly looking for manicured gardens and gorgeous views of white sand beaches, this is a very good place to come. It is a very elegant (though certainly not luxurious) collection of...