haadson

haadson

  • simple, stylish, unpretentious
    Haadson is a modern Thai style beach retreat.
    Family managed and locally staffed, Haadson is simple, stylish & unpretentious.

    With only 45 rooms comprised of CoconutRooms, Tented Villas, and Villas, Haadson is an intimate resort,
    situated on 19 acres of land with tropical casuarinas trees, a natural salt water lagoon, and direct access to Bangsak beach promenade.

    The resort compliments the natural environment & offers a truly unique intimate setting.

    Added to this ambiance is a simple underlying concept: smartly combining contemporary Thai architecture with nature. In doing so, all guest villas & facilities fit perfectly with the environment and local elements, reflecting a lifestyle that is calm & soothing.

  • design & nature
    simple, pure, and elegant…

    The designers of Haadson have maintained a simple palette;
    materials, colour choice & decor help the property to maintain its artful blend of building & nature.

    “simply green”
    Efforts for natural conservation & environmental preservation are rigorously carried through,
    promoting local & sustainable growth.

    For sustainability & authenticity; all the original trees on site have been preserved, with all guest rooms being carefully placed among the casuarinas and coconut trees. Haadson recycles a portion of grey water from guests rooms, and 65% of all timber for the walkways and furniture being recycled timber.

    surroundings

    surroundings

    • where the sea meets the sky…
      where nature meets you

      Haadson Resort is located on a natural setting of 19 acres of landscaped jungle directly on Bangsak Beach, Khaolak, Phang-nga province, Thailand.

      Access to the resort is from the beach front promenade, where Bangsak offers the longest stretch of beach in Khaolak;
      stretching from Pakarang Cape to Thap-Tawan Cape.
      Without commercial activity on the beach, guests will enjoy disrupted beach walks.

      The resort is 90 minutes by car from Phuket International Airport, 15 minutes from Khaolak centre,
      and 15 minutes from Takuapa. Both Khao Sok National Park & Khao Lak Lamru National Park are within 45 minutes, and the Similan Islands National Marine Park is just over an hour away by speed boat.

    • travel details

      The ideal time to visit Haadson is during the winter season between November to April,
      coinciding with the opening of both Surin and Similan Islands National Marine Parks. The summer season offers tropical monsoon showers and rougher seas.

      by plane
      Phuket International Airport is 85 kms south of the resort.
      Transfer service from the airport is available on request.
      To self drive from Phuket Airport;
      Head north on highway #402, crossing over Sarasin Bridge into Phang Nga province. Continue north on the west coast taking highway #4 passing through Khok-Kloy and Thai-Muang.
      Haadson is 19kms north of Khaolak centre.

      by car & bus
      from Bangkok, the journey is 10+ hours on Highway #4. Khaolak is serviced by the Southern bus routes between Bangkok – Takuapa, Phuket, Ranong, with Takuapha being the closest bus terminal.
      Car rental services from Phuket is available, with the option of returning at Khaolak centre.

    • distances to Haadson
      Bangkok – 770km
      Ranong – 220km
      Phuket Town – 100km
      Phuket Airport – 85km
      Khaolak Town – 19km
      Takuapa Town – 14km

      accommodation

      accommodation

      • intimate spaces
        surrounded by nature

        Haadson is a small scale personal resort of only 45 guest rooms;
        Comprised of 20 CoconutRooms, 6 eco-luxurious Tented Villas, and 19 Villas.

        All the accommodation is carefully planned into the landscape.
        With an emphasis on simple, intimate, stylish and comfortable spaces.

        **As green resort, smoking is not permitted in all guest rooms & covered public areas.


      • All the guests rooms are adequately spaced apart and all feature natural views ;
        The CoconutRooms have garden views, the Tented Villas look into actual palm plantation operated by the Haadson, and the Villas offer lagoon views.

        Each guest room has a private terrace complete with outdoor furnishing, features a King or Twin bed setup, and elegantly blends contemporary Thai design with modern amenities:

        • individual A/C
        • ensuite bathrooms
        • mini safe deposit box
        • art photographs by Architect Uwe Schmidt-Hess
        • bathrobes
        • beach bag & sandals
        • complimentary WIFI
        • writing desk
        • hairdryer
        • flash light
        • satellite tv*
        • telephone*
        • mini bar
        • tea & coffee facilities
        • terrace with furniture
        • bathroom body products
        • umbrella

        * tv & telephone not available in Tented Villas

      • The Villas have the following additional amenities:

        • a daybed in addition to the provided terrace furniture
        • timber sliding console table for working and reading
        • private outdoor bath area with either a rain shower or tiled bathtub

      CoconutRoom

      CoconutRoom

      The 20 CoconutRooms are spread over a large garden area, and comprised of 5 separate structures.

      Each Coconut structure having only 4 individual CoconutRooms;
      2 rooms on the ground floor, and 2 rooms on the first floor.

      Each CoconutRoom is 36 sq. meters, features private entrances, private balconies,
      ensuite bathrooms, modern tropical decor, and is heavily surrounded by dense tropical plants & vegetation.

      A number of CoconutRooms offers internal connecting doors,
      and additional Babycot & Extrabed is available on requests.
      These Coconutrooms are ideal for families or groups.

      Tented Villa

      Tented Villa

      Our newest room type, opened in December 2015, are 6 eco-luxurious Tented Villas.

      Each individual Tented Villa is 42 sqm. This room type is essentially luxurious tented accommodation, featuring air-conditioning and tiled floors, ensuite bathroom, modern decor & furnishing, and a private timber terrace with views of the garden and real palm plantation.

      Without the disruption of televisions and telephones, the natural setting of our Tented Villas is suitable for guests seeking a romantic and adventurous holiday.

      Villa

      Villa

      These 19 individual Villas enjoy the best setting with the most privacy as every Villa is a separate structure.

      Each individual Villa is 43 – 45 sqm. with a private timber terrace,
      offering direct views of the lagoon.

      Additional features includes a leather daybed on the terrace for lounging,
      a sliding console over the bed area for reading or working,
      and a contemporary bed headboard with a mosquito net over the bed.

      The Villa bathrooms feature an external bath area; either a tiled bathtub, or a rain shower.
      The interior furnishing is a blend of contemporary Asian design, the colour theme being bronze yellow.

      An additional Babycot & Extrabed can be provided on request.

      room rates

      room rates

      Rates Tariff

      Room Type

      01 Nov. — 19 Dec. 20 Dec. — 10 Jan. 11 Jan. — 31 Mar. 01 Apr. — 31 Oct.
      Coconut Room 6000 THB 7500 THB 6000 THB 4500 THB
      Tented Villa 6900 THB 8300 THB 6900 THB 4500 THB
      Villa 7700 THB 9300 THB 7700 THB 5500 THB
      Extra Bed Adult 1300 THB 1300 THB 1300 THB 1300 THB
      Extra Bed Child 650 THB 650 THB 650 THB 650 THB

      remarks & conditions

      Room Rates quoted in Thai Baht (THB)
      Rates inclusive of 10% Service charge and 7% VAT
      Rates applicable for single & double occupancy with daily breakfast
      Rates & government taxes subject to change with out prior notice
      Rates listed are per room per night
      Baby cot is complimentary
      Check in time 14.00 hrs / Check out time 12.00 hrs
      Maximum occupancy is 2 adults & 2 child: second child with extra bed OR 3 adults: third adult with extra bed.
      Child refers to age 2 – 11 years old
      Credit Card payments required for booking confirmations

      Peak season 20Dec-10Jan

      MINIMUM stay is 7 consecutive Nights
      Compulsory New Year Dinner on 31December

      facilities

      facilities

      enhance your stay

      The following facilities are available for guests:
      the Petite Bar & Swimming pool, the Corner spa,
      the Library, guests services

      swimming pool

      swimming pool

      The Swimming Pool is located on the island, surrounded by tall casuarinas trees & dense garden.

      Simple & serene; the pool is a 23m. length rectangle with a timber sundeck.

      The Petite Bar is also located on the pool deck area, with a separate timber deck for light afternoon snacks.
      The Swimming pool opens between 07.00 hrs to 18.00 hrs

      The Corner Massage

      The Corner Massage

      Set amidst the gardens, the Corner Massage has two private treatment rooms,
      and an open air massage sala.

      Open from 10:00 – 18:00hrs,
      the Corner Massage offers treatments for body scrubs, body wraps, and facial treatments.
      In addition, traditional, oil, ayurvedic and aromatherapy massages are available, as well a beauty services for manicures & pedicures.

      Please click here for additional images

      Guests are recommended to enjoy packages available at Haadson.
      Please request for our menu at rsvn@haadsonresort.com

      Library

      Library

      Our Library sits adjacent to Lobby, in a similar modern Thai Sala.
      A multi-purpose space; guests can enjoy the comforts of our daybed while reading, or have a light snack while playing board games & using the internet.
      A small corner has a selection of local products for sale.
      The Library is open from 07.00 hrs – 22.30 hrs

      services

      services

      tour desk
      motorcycle rentals
      airport transfers
      laundry service
      daily transfer to Khaolak centre
      complimentary WI-FI
      complimentary row boat
      complimentary bicycle
      complimentary beach chairs & umbrellas

      dining

      dining

      locally inspired & flavoursome 

      Our kitchen provides flavours of simple and traditional Thai home style dishes,
      complimented with a selection of international favorites.

      Haadson offers the following outlets for drinking & dining:
      The Petite Bar at the pool area
      The Terrace Restaurant
      & The Terrace Bar

      Room Service is also available
      between 11.00 hrs to 22.00 hrs

      Terrace Restaurant

      Terrace Restaurant

      The Terrace Restaurant sits overlooking Bangsak Beach.
      Consisting of two contemporary Thai style pavilions or ‘sala’,
      the elegant structures are linked by a large timber deck.

      Inspired by local cooking, the kitchen focus is on local Thai home style dishes,
      complimented with a selection of international favorites.

      All meals are served from the Terrace Restaurant, and guest can choose to dine in the sala,
      sitting alfresco on the timber deck, or on the beachfront promenade.

      The Restaurant operates from 07.00 hrs to 22:30 hrs

      Terrace bar

      Terrace bar

      The Terrace Bar is situated on the timber deck, opening onto the  Terrace restaurant.
      Open between 09.00 hrs to 23.00hrs,
      guests can enjoy signature cocktails, smoothies and fruit juices,
      crafted espresso drinks, and Thai snacks.
      The Terrace Bar also serves guests relaxing on the beachfront.

      massage

      massage

      relax and unwind

      Set amidst the gardens, the Corner Massage has two private treatment rooms,
      and an open air massage sala.

      Open from 10:00 – 18:00hrs,
      the Corner Massage offers treatments for body scrubs, body wraps, and facial treatments.
      In addition, traditional, oil, ayurvedic and aromatherapy massages are available, as well a beauty services for manicures & pedicures.

      Guests are recommended to enjoy the treatment packages available at Haadson.

      Please request for our massage menu at rsvn@haadsonresort.com

        experiences

        experiences

        • local & engaging experiences

          From Haadson Resort, there are numerous places of interest for both full day visits or shorter, half day trips. These attractions range from the natural marvel of the Similan Islands Marine National Parks, and the jungle & rivers of Khao Sok National Park, to cultural aspects of temple visits and architectural tours of nearby Phang-nga and Phuket town.

          Day trips:
          Ao Phang-Nga National Park, Ko Similan National Marine Park, Mu Ko Surin National Park,
          Khao Sok National Park, Cheow Lan Lake (Ratchabrapa Dam), and Phuket Town

          Halfday trips:
          Sri Phang Nga National Park, Khao Lak Lam Ru National Park, Takuapa Old Town,
          Nam Khem Fishing Village, and Sai Rung Waterfall

          All trips can be arranged by our Tour Desk

        • day trips
          Below is a selection of day trip attractions available from our Tour Desk

          Ao Phang-Nga National Park, Ko Similan National Marine Park, Mu Ko Surin National Park,
          Khao Sok National Park, Cheow Lan Lake (Ratchabrapa Dam), and Phuket Town

          Ao Phang-Nga National Park: The Bay of Phang-nga, covering 400 sq.km between Phuket island and Krabi mainland, is famous for mangrove gardens & scenic seascapes of sculptural limestone outcrops. Many of the limestone formations contain hidden lagoons, or Hongs, offering boating & sea kayaking exploration tours. Distance: 80 km (1.5 hr by car + 3-5hrs of kayaking).

          Mu Ko Similan (Islands) National Marine Park: Similan Islands is world famous and rated in the top 10 diving sites of the world. Turquoise waters offers great visibility of reefs teeming with marine life. The 11 islands that make up the Similans also boast white sand beaches & impressive boulders. Traveling time: 1 hr by speed boat from Thap Lamu Pier + 4-5 hrs of diving.

          Mu Ko Similan Snorkeling Day Trip: 3,200THB per Adult.

        • day trips
          Below is a selection of day trip attractions available from our Tour Desk

          Mu Ko Surin (Islands) National Park: Comprised of five islands, the Surin Islands provide spectacular shallow reefs. The North & South islands have the most beautiful reefs ideally suitable for snorkeling, and in April, the community of Moken sea gypsies gather here to celebrate Thai New Year. Traveling time: 1 hr by speed boat from Khuraburi Pier + 4-5 hrs of diving.

          Mu Ko Surin Snorkeling Day Trip: 3,400THB per Adult.

          Khao Sok National Park: An immense tropical rainforest of 646 sq.km, the park has many jungle trails for spotting wild animals and birds. The Sok river runs through the park and offers rafting & canoeing. The park trails mainly follow the course of the river and thus provide a number of waterfalls. Distance: 50 km (45 mins. by car + 4-5 hrs for jungle activities).

          Cheow Lan Lake (Ratchabrapa Dam): Khao Sok National Park’s most famous feature, the 28 km long lake harbors abundant bird life, and boast to be Thailand’s Guilin due to idyllic mountain outcrops with tranquil waters. Excursions involve long-tail boat tours with options for swimming. Distance: 80 km (85 mins. by car + 2-3 hrs for boating activities).

          Phuket Town: The town centre has plenty of restaurants and craft shops, many in the old Sino-Portuguese shop houses along Thalang, Yaowarat, Romanee, and Dibuk Road. Distance: 125 km (1.5 hrs. by car + 3-5 hrs for shopping & exploration).

        • Halfday trips
          Below is a selection of short trip attractions that can be arranged by our Tour Desk

          Sri Phang Nga National Park, Khao Lak Lam Ru National Park, Takuapa Old Town,
          Nam Khem Fishing Village, Sai Rung Waterfall

          Sri Phang Nga National Park: This forest reserve area between Takuapa & Kuraburi district is 246 sq. km. The park is the main water source for four water walls, and also contains a natural mangrove rain forest with a number of wild bird species.

          Khao Lak Lam Ru National Park: The 125 sq. km forest offers treks among sea cliffs & fine sandy beaches. The forest is home to abundant wildlife and native birds. Distance: 22 km (20 mins. by car)

          Sai Rung Waterfall: The largest of four water falls in the Khaolak area. Distance: 6 km (5 mins by car)

          Takuapa Old Town: A charming small town, offers Sino-Portuguese architecture, and historical temples & buildings.
          Distance: 25 km (20 mins. by car)

          Nam Khem Fishing Village: Local Fishing community, with a local ferry to Ko Phra Thong. Unfortunately made famous by the 2004 tsunami, the community has built a memorial along the beach. Distance: 8 km (10 mins by car)

          contact us

          contact us

          • Haadson Resort
            30/1 Moo 7, BangMuang,
            Takuapa, Phanga Nga,
            82190 Thailand

            T: +66 (0)76 406 450
            F: +66 (0)76 406 454
            M: +66 (0)86 378 2565
            M: +66 (0)87 388 0511
            E: info@haadsonresort.com

            Bookings & Reservations
            E: rsvn@haadsonresort.com

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