Imitating a southern Thai village in a rain forest garden Rayavadee Krabi is a unique 5 star resort located along Railay Beach on the spectacular Phranang Peninsula. The curving bay is a hidden exotic treasure with world class status featuring caves, fern covered limestone cliffs and rugged mountain peaks. The beach is reached by the resort's shuttle boat taking you to its own pier, or by 15 minute traditional long tail boat from either Krabi Town or Aonang.
All Rayavadee Resort's villas and pavilions are surrounded by lush fosforescente plants and bamboo covered patios where guests can enjoy private BBQ's. Indoors sumptuous luxury merges with traditional hand crafted Thai decor and natural elements such as wooden flooring and rattan furniture. Beautiful private bathrooms feature free standing bath tubs and showers, and you can expect all creature comforts such as satellite TV, a mini bar and a seating area with a sofa.
The 2-storey deluxe pavilion and single storey terrace pavilion are easiest on the budget and 70 and 115 sq.m respectively. The deluxe pavilion exits onto manicured lawns while the terrace pavilion has furnished outdoor living area. The spa pavilion is a popular option for honeymoon couples or anyone on a romantic excursions. Wrapped in its own exotic garden with natural rock boulders these feature an outdoor deck with a Jacuzzi where only the chirping birds invade your privacy.
You can of course go straight for the biggest prize and book accommodation with your own pool. For this Rayavadee offers several options and the first is the hydro pool pavilion with a 12 sq.m private plunge pool with Jacuzzi jets located in an enclosed tropical garden. The pool pavilion's private pool is 24 sq.m in a garden with BBQ facilities. The family pool pavilion with a 24 sq.m pool as well as a Jacuzzi features a second en-suite bedroom with two queen-size beds.
Recreational past-times include a beachfront pool, tennis courts, kayaking to nearby rock formations, a revitalizing spa and snorkeling amid the breathtaking scenery. The 4 restaurants and bars range from the sophisticated indoor to informal seaside dinners, al fresco on a terrace overlooking the bay and drinks in a natural cave on the beach. The resort's own fleet of luxury speed boats are available to show guests the Krabi region's spectacular sights such as islands in Phang Nga Bay and deserted beaches, while early morning hikes in pristine forest is a great way to get in contact with nature.