offers homestay accommodation to visitors who desire to have an up-close experience on the community lifestyle and nature. There are also many interesting activities to do such as taking a boat trip and sipping the Lae Wan Coffee (Sun), having a mud spa, watching the fireflies at night, observing the local community lifestyle, and trying some astonishing local cuisines.
Banlaem Homestay is the accommodation that will introduce you to new experiences. Our guests will have an opportunity to learn more about the local way that is yet charming and difficult to come by, especially in rural routines.
Banlaem Homestay has a range of room selections that fit any of your needs from personal escape to group hosting. The selections include
- The owner of the garden grows the mulberry trees with an intention to merchandise the produce. The fresh mulberries are sold in the local market. Tourists can visit the vast mulberry farm plots, give a try to collect mulberries, eat them fresh, or taste the beverages the owner prepares to welcome the guests. In addition, some of these fresh mulberries are to be processed into a new topping product to decorate other food such as yogurt.
The producer of local pottery conserves what is known to be a traditional professional specialty of Tha Sala locals. Visitors will have an opportunity to try to be a potter and learn the necessary skill, method, and process.
Many products are crafted from the traditional trawling net tail and they are very unique. Visitors can observe the production and shop the handicrafts right from the locals.
A mud bath service in courtesy of Banlaem Homestay. Visitors can take a short boat ride out to the source of natural mud and enjoy a muddy experience in the water or bath the mud right on the boat. This natural mud offers beneficial health effects just like other international mud sources.
|January – November||Take a boat trip, watch the sunrise, and take a sea-mud bath|
|December||Enjoy the monsoon season, take a boat tour to the mangrove forest, and watch the way fishermen find food from the forest and use trawl nets to trap fish.|
|The Lifestyle of Community 7||Fishery, sailing, and sea-mud bathing|
|The Lifestyle of Community 14||Making soup pastes, Pak Kad Teen Teep Group, peeling the Corypha lecomtei palm leaves, and the bird’s nest house (advanced sign up required)|
|The Lifestyle of Community 15||Barramundi Farming, crafting fishing rods using the Corypha lecomtei palm leaves, and sail fishing (it is an all-inclusive package)|
|crafting fishing||crafting fishing rods using the Corypha lecomtei palm leaves, and sail fishing (it is an all-inclusive package)|
|Mulberry||Mulberry growing and collecting at the Mulberry House|
|The Muslim Way||Non-compulsory prayer (Sunat Salah) for housewarming and Hari Raya (twice a year)|
|Growing the Mangrove Forest||Mangrove Forest Planting event at Banlaem Homestay|
|Crab and Fish’s Sea Houses||Conservation activity|
|Asiatic Mangrove Tie-dyed Fabric||A demonstration of tie-dying using the color extract from Asiatic mangrove leaves|
|Mud Spa||Enjoy the mud bath by sailing to the sea. For those who prefer not to sail or the older adults who prefer privacy, there is a spa pavilion option available.|
Seasonal Seafood Calendar
|January - March||Mackerel, threadfin, mullet, almost all types of sea shrimps, Asiatic mangrove leaves, blood clam, and squid|
|April - May||Horseshoe crabs, Asiatic mangrove leaves, blood clam, and squid|
|May - November||Flower crab, sea crabs, mantis shrimp, Eeltail catfish, Barramundi, Asiatic mangrove leaves, and squid|
|December||Monsoon Season: Food from the mangrove forest, Asiatic mangrove leaves, and squid|
Tel : 0655137273
Banlaem Homestay 128 Village No. 7, Na Tub Village, Tha Sala Sub-District, Tha Sala District, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, Thailand
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