Location: Nestled in the coconut groves that grow between Railay and Phranang beaches, Rayavadee offers the best of Krabi’s gorgeous peninsula.
Service: Attentive and knowledgeable staff are on hand at all times, and the resort’s suites come with a personal butler.
History: Designed like a traditional Thai village, Rayavadee offers opulent living amid beautiful classic architecture.
Situated between Railay and Phranang beaches in Krabi Province, the luxurious Rayavadee is accessible only by boat from Krabi pier, for the ultimate secluded and peaceful getaway. Framed with dramatic limestone cliffs, with access to both stretches of sands and views of sunrise and sunset, there is perhaps no more beautiful setting in Thailand. Guest will find themselves ensconced in elegantly-appointed Thai-style pavilions, some of which boast a private pool, or suites, in which they are served by a personal butler. The cuisine ranges from international favorites to carefully-crafted Thai delicacies, in restaurants overlooking the ocean or hidden in a cavernous grotto. There is no better way to enjoy the stunning scenery and world-class service than by lounging by the freeform infinity pool, or with indulgent treatments at the internationally-renowned spa.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
Designed to resemble a traditional Thai village, Rayavadee’s 98 two-story pavilions and four luxurious private villas are nestled in coconut groves and arranged over the property’s 26 acres. The architecture interplays with the environment with authentic Thai elements, while the interiors are equipped with all the mod cons.
In the lush jungle, with easy access to two beaches, Villa 105 is the perfect family getaway. Its two bedrooms and large living space open out onto the large swimming pool and jacuzzi area, furnished with loungers. For extra convenience, this villa comes with a personal butler.
The jewel in this luxury resort’s crown, this sprawling villa features a master bedroom and guestroom plus a spacious living area and kitchenette. The private pool boasts views over the ocean and the outdoor space is fully equipped for alfresco dining.
Arranged over two floors, this elegant pavilion features contemporary design and classic elegance. The spacious bedroom and living space lead onto a large private terrace equipped with outdoor furniture and cooking facilities.
Guests at Rayavadee will find themselves entertained and relaxed thanks to the world-class facilities the hotel offers. Days can be spent lounging by the pool and browsing the boutique or in the spa getting pampered by expert therapists.
Guests can pick up unique and exquisite keepsakes and souvenirs in the deluxe boutique. Well-stocked with crafts, ceramics, lacquerware and decorative items for the home, it is a treasure trove of delights.
The hotel’s freeform swimming pool overlooks beautiful Railay Beach. Guests can take a refreshing dip, lounge at the water’s edge with a cocktail or swim with a sunset view.
Renowned as one of the most luxurious in Thailand, the Rayavadee spa offers a range of delights, from soothing massages to indulgent beauty treatments, and the expert staff are well-versed in ancient Thai healing therapies.
The dining options at Rayavadee leave guests spoilt for choice, with restaurants on both beaches for stunning ocean views in all directions, not to mention poolside drinks and snacks and a unique restaurant housed within a limestone grotto.
Named for the beach it overlooks, Krua Phranang serves delicious Thai cuisine in a romantic, candlelit setting with stunning views of the ocean. Guests can dine within or alfresco, almost suspended over the sand.
Next to Rayavadee’s swimming pool, the terrace restaurant serves up delectable lunches and dinners from an international menu. Guests can enjoy a refreshing cocktail with a view of Railay beach and its gorgeous sunset skies.
Wholesome breakfasts and sumptuous dinners are served in the elegant dining room at Raya, where guests can relax amid marine-themed decor, accented with traditional Thai elements, either indoors or outside on the deck.
Perhaps the most magical of the dining settings, The Grotto offers lunch or dinner within a limestone cliff. Guests dine with their feet in the sand, in the shade of the majestic cave, enjoying light lunches or sumptuous barbecue dinners.
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