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Phulay Bay, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Why We Love This Hotel :

Location: Phang Nga Bay features idyllic white sand beaches and limestone karst formations - the quintessential Thai beach location.

History: Krabi was once the location of an elephant kraal, and has its own sea gypsy community that run longtail boats in the area.

Service: The Ritz-Carlton Phulay Bay is a six star hotel with a 24-hour personal butler for all villas. 

A world-class Espa is located on site, alongside a modern fitness center, yoga and Pilates studio, stunning infinity pool, extensive landscaped gardens and private beach.


This luxurious destination spa is truly breathtaking, offering a superlatively blissful environment by the sea and surrounded by pristine tropical forest. Open from 9am to 10pm daily, it offers 11 lagoon-side treatment rooms, a VIP spa suite and thermal treatment suites with saunas, vitality pools, relaxation rooms and outdoor terrace space with relaxing garden views.

Fitness Studio

A 24-hour gym is available for guests seeking fitness while on vacation. All modern exercise equipments is provided, as well as personal trainers on request.


Guests can rent kayaks from the Ritz-Carlton's private beach and explore the limestone karsts of Phang Nga Bay.


The Ritz-Carlton Phulay Bay features a stunning infinity pool looks out over the Andaman Sea and the limestone karsts of Phang Nga Bay.

Wellness Center

Guests can participate in a range of holistic activities, including pilates, yoga and meditation. There are open air spaces as well as a sheltered indoor area with views over the surrounding forest. Guided sessions are offered, including a full moon yoga, candle-light yoga and Buddhist chanting and meditation.
A more picturesque tropical setting for romantic meals could hardly be imagined. The Ritz-Carlton Phulay Bay has seaside, poolside and private in-room options as well as sophisticated indoor dining and al fresco rooftop spaces. Cuisine draws from both local and international influences using fresh local produce.


This picturesque sunset lounge showcases breathtaking Andaman views from comfortable lounge seating. Offering a wide range of cocktails, wines and beers, Chomtawan also has a special guest every Saturday - Coco, the resident baby elephant.


This casual dining venue offers Mediterranean-inspired fare with live cooking stations where chefs prepare food to order.

Lae Lay

This romantic venue overlooks the Andaman Sea, offering freshly caught seafood by lantern light.

Plai Fah

For casual all-day dining, this poolside space offers a full bar menu plus light Western and Asian meals and snacks.

Private dining

Around the resort are several picturesque and private locations for an intimate meal. Guests can opt for a chef�s table, a beachside BBQ, sala dining, or even a picnic on a nearby island.

Raw Bar

Serving all raw food dishes made from fresh organic produce, the Raw Bar serves up nutritious salads, juices, mocktails and herbal teas.

Sri Trang

This sleek modern space offers top-notch traditional Thai dishes accompanied by a selection of fine wines and spirits.



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