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Inexpensive

Had Sai Ree has an enormously wide range of budget options available to walk-in guests, but many are booked through budget scuba packages -- popular with long-stay guests who want to get more extensive scuba certification. On the far south end of the island, one popular all-inclusive scuba resort is Big Bubble Dive Resort (tel. 07745-6669; www.bigbubble.info); rooms range from 300B to 1,500B.

Sai Ree Cottages (tel. 07745-6126) and Blue Wind (tel. 07745-6116) on Had Sai Ree are popular bungalow resorts, with rooms from 300B and good restaurants. Simple Life (tel. 07745-6142) is a dive resort with comfy bungalows with fans or air-conditioning running from 400B, and a busy bar.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.