Sunrise Beach Area of Haad Rin
Sunrise Beach is the location for the Full Moon Party. Hotels in the Sunrise Beach Area are either directly on the party beach or very close to it. This is the best are for people who want to be in the centre of the Party.
From 600 THB
Standard room at Delight Resort
Hotel rooms rather than bungalows. They do though have a swimming and a restaurant at this hotel. The rooms all come with air-conditioning, free WiFi and en-suite bathrooms. The ‘standard rooms’ have satellite TV, whilst the economy rooms do not. The extra bed option for the Economy Room (800 THB) may appeal to some trying to save money. It is quite expensive to stay in this part of Haad Rin and this hotel represents good value for money for the location.
Thai villa at Sunrise Resort
From 1,500 THB
Large beachfront resort which turns into a party venue on the Full Moon night. The resort has both hotel rooms at a medium price and detached ‘Thai Villas’ at a more expensive price. This is a very popular resort because of the location and it gets 100% booked out every month when the Full Moon Party takes place.
From 1,800 THB
Swimming at the Tommy Resort
For many visitors Tommy Resort is the most pleasant resort to stay at on Sunrise Beach. They have nice beach front bungalows and have a reputation for good service, something lacking at a large percentage of the other longer running hotels in Haad Rin.
Sunset Beach Area of Haad Rin
The Sunset Beach Area is on the south of the Haad Rin peninsula. Sunrise Beach, where the Full Moon Party takes place, is on the North Side. Sunrise Beach Area is 500 metres or less from Sunrise Beach, but it is quieter and better value for money.
Rin Beach Resort
From 900 THB
Boat themed rooms at Rin Beach Resort
Rin Beach Resort is one of the larger bungalow operations in Haad Rin, with a variety of different accommodation options. It is located very near the Haad Rin Queen ferry pier. The cheapest rooms are in an accommodation block and you must pay extra for cable TV. The more expensive bungalows are set within a pleasant garden.
Sea Breeze Resort
From 1,300 THB
Swimming Pool at Sea Breeze
Not luxurious, but not that bad either. they have a decent size pool and a restaurant. The quality of the rooms is variable. Some of the cheaper rooms need to be updated. This said they they all have free WiFi, air-conditioning, televisions, balcony or terrace and en-suite bathrooms. Some of the more expensive rooms have a sea view.
Haad Rin Town
Located between the two beaches, Sunrise and Sunset, Haad Town is a lively location with hundreds of bars, restaurants and clubs. If you are looking to enjoy the nightlife before, during and after the Full Moon Party then by staying in Haad Rin town it will be literally on your doorstep.
From 1,200 THB
The Nap Inn is a city centre hotel
This is fairly new city centre style 2 star hotel. It has no resort style facilities other than a shared TV lounge and a small bar/restaurant. To be honest if you stay here you don’t need them. There are loads of bars and restaurants nearby and you can swim on Sunrise Beach, which is close by. The rooms are clean and smart sized 24 sqm or above with free WiFi, air-conditioning, safe, en-suite bathroom and satellite TV. As a place to stay for a few nights whilst you explore the town, the island and the parties this is a pretty good option.
Haad Rin Hills Area
The Haad Rin Hills area is located on the way into Haad Rin town from Baan Tai. Whilst hotels in this area are not located on the main beaches or in the town, they do have beach access and it an easy 10 to 15 minutes walk. This area is a good option if you want to combine a relaxing beach holiday with the Full Moon Party and Haad Rin’s legendary bar and club scene.
Blue Marine Resort
From 1,000 THB
Blue Marine Resort has a great beach front location
Very pleasant beach front hotel. There is a choice of either bungalows or hotel rooms. No swimming pool, restaurant or bar at this hotel. But plenty of places to eat and drink nearby. All rooms here have mini-bar, air-conditioning, safe, satellite TV and en-suite bathrooms. They also have balconies or terraces, but free WiFi is only available in the reception areas.
Moonstone Studio and Villa
From 1,100 THB
Lounge at the Moonstone Studio Apartment
Foreign owned and managed studios and villa located about 15 minutes walk from the Full Moon Party beach. This small hotel is something unique and has a more personal feel than many of the larger and busier resorts. The room standard and the service are also good at this small resort.