ban phe is a sleepy and quaint fishing village 180 km south of Bangkok, perfectly situated along the beautiful beaches of the Gulf of thailand. This coastal village is a friendly one, and offers a direct view into the daily life of the local Thai people. Several excellent Thai and seafood restaurants and many great shopping venues can be found throughout Ban Phe.
The pier in Ban Phe is a gateway to the incredible island of Samet. This beautiful island is only a 30 minute ferry ride from town, and has something for everyone - from fun-filled beaches with jet skiing and live music, to tranquil, secluded spots where one can enjoy the sea, sand and sun in complete privacy. Ko Samet is also a great place to do some trekking and discover the wide variety of plant and animal life in thailand.
This pine forest national park has a stretch of beach frequented mainly by Thais, the perfect escape from the many touristy beaches in the country.
Ban Phe is only an hour from the famous resort city of Pattaya, with regularly-scheduled and inexpensive van trips available. Pattaya has everything that one could possibly want, and maybe even more! Filled with open markets, shopping centers, clubs and go-go bars, Pattaya is one of the most exciting tourist destinations in the world.
And Ban Phe's close proximity to Bangkok allows for easy weekend trips for job interviews, apartment hunting, or simply a fun weekend in a thrilling city. Immerse yourself completely into the daily life of Thai culture, and begin your TEFL career in the beautiful village of Ban Phe, Thailand!Apply now & get certified to teach english abroad!
The TEFL International School in Ban Phe is located in a unique, all-purpose facility in this beautiful and quaint village along the beaches of the Gulf of Thailand.
The school building is modern, comfortable and well air-conditioned, and offers full services including an onsite internet café, cleaning and laundry service, roof gardens and lounges, study rooms and a restaurant serving excellent and affordable Thai and Western food.
The school is perfectly-equipped to provide a very comfortable learning and study environment.
There are plenty of convenient accommodation options during your TEFL course in Ban Phe.
Mac Garden Resort & Restaurant
A standard room is 800 baht per night. This covers two people in the room and includes American breakfast. The same room for a full month is 10,000 baht which also covers two people. Room cleaning is provided once a week, but breakfast is not included.
A fan room is 200 baht per night, with a shared bathroom. An air conditioned room is 650 baht per night, with a private bathroom. Monthly rates for TEFL students are 3999 baht per month for a fan room, or 18,000 baht per month for a room with air conditioning. Guests at the Bedrock Guesthouse have free WiFi Internet, and use of an onsite bar, cable TV for sports news, a western grill for steaks, hamburgers etc, along with a Thai Kitchen for traditional Thai food. Reservations are based on advanced bookings only.
Koh Kaew Resort
Should you prefer a small, private bungalow in a garden setting during your TEFL course, this resort may be what you’re looking for. Some bungalows have air conditioning and some have electric fans. Unfortunately we can’t pre-arrange these for you, but we will assist you in visiting these bungalows before the course starts. Prices start at 5,500 baht per month for air conditioned bungalows, and around 4,000 baht per month for fan bungalows.
Tawan Inn is conveniently located, 100 meters from the bus station and opposite the municipality pier to Ko Samet. Just a few hundred meters from the sea, this Ban Phe guest house has two single rooms available: with fan, at 500 baht per night, and with air conditioning at 650 baht per night. The rooms heave a convenient terrace. There are additional room options at extra cost.
Please be assured that any special requests or requirements regarding accommodation will be taken into account, and TEFL International will make every effort to honor such requests.
At 12:00 noon on the Saturday prior to the course start date, we can provide transportation from Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok to your accommodation.
We are presently in the process of establishing a new course in Ban Phe and therefore there are currently no dates available for this location. We anticipate that the course should be running here within the next 6-8 months. If you would like to attend a course at this location, please let us know and we will send you full information you as soon as the course dates are finalized.
Please check out our other course locations if you wish to attend a course before this one becomes available...
The total price is divided into: deposit and balance.
The deposit may be paid via a) credit card b) Paypal c) wire transfer d) Western Union.
The balance of the course fee must be paid by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the training center on the first day of the course.
The accommodation fees are not part of the course price and you are free to choose whichever accommodation option you prefer.
You are not obliged to use the accommodation provided by the school and you are welcome to make your own accommodation arrangements. If you choose to use our accommodation, it should be paid for either by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the school at the start of the course.
For further details, see the Accommodation page