Thailand’s top 10 beach hotels and places to stay on a budget: part two

October 15, 2013

Mango House, Koh Lanta You’ll find Mango in the only remaining non-tourist fishing village on popular Koh Lanta. Set in a traditional wooden house on a small pier, rooms are bright with large balconies and sumptuous sea views. Beaches are on nearby islands a short boat ride away or a 15-minute bike journey. They have […]

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Australia’s best beach accommodation on a budget: west coast

February 5, 2013

Kooljaman camp, Cape Leveque, Kimberley To the far north of Western Australia, adventure awaits at Cape Leveque. Around 220km from Broome, Kooljaman is an award-winning camp owned by the Aboriginal communities of One Arm Point and Djarindjin. Getting there is an experience itself with the easiest choice (albeit most expensive) to fly into the camp’s […]

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Ecuador and Peru’s top 10 beach hotels on a budget

September 7, 2012

ECUADOR Hotel Gabeal, Mompiche The modest fishing village of Mompiche is turning into a small backpacker hub thanks to perfect surfing conditions and an impressive setting with thickly forested hills dropping down to a wide beach backed by palm trees. While package tourists are attracted to the glitzy Decameron Hotel on the hill, budget travellers […]

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