• Jaiyen Resort

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Eco lodging in cocoon pods. Serves vegetarian and vegan food. No leather or animal based materials used on the premises. Visit webpage for booking & details.


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2 Reviews

First Review by Shelariva

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Points +20

Vegan
27 Jan 2023

Kind of a weird place

The other review is from the owner and isn't very accurate. The place is a bit run down and strange atmosphere, but a decent stay on a budget. They have so few guests that you have to let them know your dinner time so they can plan to have a cook there. The "restaurant" is also the reception area with just 2 tables. They advertise as plant based but many of the options have eggs and they are sometimes confused about not wanting eggs.

For breakfast, there is only 1 vegan option (a green curry) other than the smoothie bowl, but it was incredibly good. Their dinner options were pretty hit or miss, mostly just inconsistent quality but sometimes really good.

They advertise as some kind of creative hippie compound (but also annoyingly push crypto), but at least when we were there it was mostly abandoned and nothing to do other than hang at the pool.

It's a fine stay if you simply treat it like a pretty basic resort and don't have other expectations.

They also don't take credit card and charge 5% for PayPal.

Pros: Fairly extensive lunch/dinner menu

Cons: Expensive, Lots of dishes have eggs, Inconsistent food

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Shelariva

Points +34

Vegan
Owner
14 Jan 2020

A paradise for creative inspiration

Jaiyen Resort offers nearly everything: from the unique architecture of bamboo domes and open-air lobby, to stunning hillside views, beach, jungle, food garden, a steam room, sauna, yin-yang hot and cold spa, creative tools, cute kittens, Muay Thai equipment, volleyball net, musical instruments, great books, drawing desks, games and relationship prompts, egg chairs, bean bags, an infinity pool, an outdoor gym, a plant-based kitchen, free filtered water, free WiFi, and some rooms even have netflix connected Smart TVs. Kayak rentals are nearby and the area in front of the resort is perfect for an afternoon of kayaking around the bay.

The hosts are genuine and open-minded and always willing to go above and beyond to put a smile on customers' faces. Come with an open mind rather than expectations, and you will get the most out of a fantastic place.

Pros: Eco-friendly, beautiful and unique accommodation, Amazing vegetarian food and all have vegan options




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