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Phulay Bay is one of the select few resorts within the luxurious Ritz Carlton Reserve portfolio, and is a truly magical destination on the legendary island of Krabi, overlooking the Andaman Sea and its many limestone islands.
The breathtaking luxury reserve of Phulay Bay is a peaceful sanctuary, set on a private peninsula overlooking the shimmering ocean. This was the Ritz-Carlton group's first property marketed under its new Reserve label, so it employed top Thai architect Lek Bunnag. The result is a soulful masterpiece comprising enormous teak doors, colossal beds, enormous bathing areas and erotic Lanna Northern Thai art. Although the faultless service and hi-tech gadgetry are classic Ritz-Carlton touches, there is plenty of character with all the posh trappings.
Have your butler arrange a Champagne picnic on one of the little islands that are a 10-minute speedboat ride away. Learn how to cook Thai cuisine; book a treatment in the ESPA spa; collect seashells along the craggy, secluded bay. This is a fun, hedonistic, honeymooners' haven in a spellbinding setting.
Spacious and impressive in design, lavishly appointed pavilions and villas feature a contemporary Thai-Arabian fusion décor, rainforest showers, outdoor baths and verandahs with lounge beds, set in tropical gardens or with ocean views.
Explore the area’s wealth of natural beauty on board the hotel’s private boat, spend the day on a nearby secluded beach or enjoy the variety of resort activities on offer, such as learning the Thai art of kick boxing, trekking up Naga Mountain, or kayaking around the island's beautiful and enchanting coastline (or inland in the mangroves).
The resort offer an exceptional choice and variety of yoga, as well as Pilates and meditation, and the superb spa is a haven of peace and tranquility. ESPA at Phulay Bay will leave you in a blissful state of relaxation. Choose from a unique selection of therapies designed to enliven your senses and revitalize your spirit. There's also a delightful spa café serving fresh natural juices and herbal teas to complement your experience, as well as an option of healthy dishes and cooking classes.
A personalised butler service caters to your every need while a tantalising selection of casual and formal dining options offer a selection of local and international cuisine.
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7 nights from £2,535 (low season) and £2,865 (high season). Prices are per person based on two people sharing and includes:
Please note that these guide prices are subject to change and are dependent upon travel dates and availability. Please call our travel specialists to discuss your preferred dates, duration, room type, departure airport and multi-destination options.
Resort Pavilion - set in private tropical garden, spacious his and hers walk-in wardrobes and wash basins, rain showers, oval shape in-door bath surrounded by floor to ceiling glass window and/or intimate out-door bath, spacious comfortable beds (2x4 meters) and verandah with out-door lounge beds.
Ocean Pavilion - Pavilion with sundeck overlooking the sea, spacious his and hers walk-in wardrobes and wash basins, rain showers with luxurious bathroom featuring large orchid shaped bath in-doors, spacious comfortable beds (2x4 meters) and verandah with out-door lounge beds.
Beach VIlla - Villa near the sea front with spacious sundeck, Jacuzzi, spacious his and hers walk-in wardrobes and wash basins, rain showers and out-door bath facilities with verandah with out-door lounge beds.
Reserve Villa - Elegant and spacious villa with sea view, spacious his and hers walk-in wardrobes and wash basins, rain showers, in-door bath facilities, spacious comfortable beds (2x4 meters), private plunge pool, garden and verandah with out-door lounge beds. Reserve Villas also come in a Sea View category.
Royal Beach Villa - The most prestigious villa option with a sea view, infinity pool with hydro jets, in- and out-door bath facilities with rain showers, spacious his and hers walk-in wardrobes and wash basins, garden and verandah with out-door lounge beds.
Activities at Phulay Bay and around the island