These simple cottages tucked in the jungle above a scenic promontory between Kata and Karon beaches provide an adequate level of comfort in four room types. Rates vary according to the view, but all have a jungle bungalow feel, connected by hilly walkways and boardwalks past the lush hillside greenery (keep your eyes peeled for wildlife). It is a hike down to the rocky shore and the swimming isn’t great, but they have a good seaside restaurant, On the R ock, and their in-house Marina Divers (; [tel] 07633-0272) is a PADI International Diving School, which conducts classes, rents equipment, and leads good multiday expeditions. Travel Tip: Book on the hotel’s website for free airport transfers.