Hacienda Backpackers is located near Thongsala on the main road. It offers dorm beds and a few private rooms. There aren't many facilities at this hostel but guests can use the facilities at the neareby Hacienda Resort and Beachclub which include beachfront restaurant and swimming pool.
Hacienda Backpackers have dorms suitable for 6 to 8 people. They have air-con, safety boxes and free wifi. Communal hot water showers are available. For those with more money there are double rooms. These have air-con, satellite TV, fridge and en-suite bathrooms. As well as closet space.
And for those looking for something in-between (as well as slightly Japanese) there are capsules for rent. These hexangonal hole-in-the-wall spaces have bed, lap top table and plug sockets. They offer privacy but aren't for those susceptible to claustrophobia.
Prices double during the Full Moon and the minimum stay is 4 nights.
Hacienda Backpackers supply the basics of a bed, air-con, shower and free wifi. Guests are encouraged to use the sister business located a few minutes away on the beach. It is the Hacienda Resort and Beachclub. Here you will find some good resort facilities that include swimming pool and beachfront bar and restaurant.
The Mingalaba Restaurant menu has some cheap Thai options such as Phad Thai (50 THB) as well full English breakfast, burgers, fish and chips, pizza and specials.
The resort will also organise tickets, vehicle rental and scuba trips.