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Pimalai Resort and Spa

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 6 nights at Pimalai Villa 905 ..... the experience was amazing. We were collected at Krabi airport and the transfer via road and water was excellent. General Manager Franck (a delightful French man) met us on arrival and we were efficiently transferred to our villa with bottled water, chilled towels and a welcome beverage. The villa was beautiful,...

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franck d, General Manager at Pimalai Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Gsanderson. Thank you for the nice review and especially mentioning about the staff so amazing, attentive and kind. Glad to read. Chef will also be happy to read her great A La Carte menu. Very happy to read a wonderful relaxing holiday with us. Sunny regards from all @ Pimalai.

California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice room nice beach nice facility that you would expect in a five star resort. But what really stood out was the staff and people throughout the resort. They watch out for you, they predict what you wanted and be a step ahead to be of your service. When we left the resort to stay a few nights at Ao...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing Hotel. Expensive compared with other local hotels, but no regrets at all. Great beach, great pool, great room, great staff, great service, great breakfast, great restaurants and beautiful surroundings.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had booked 2 rooms. As always, the resort is amazing and as you can read from other reviews, it is one of a kind especially for a first-timer but since this is the third stay I believe I am in a state to compare to the flawless experience during the first 2 visits. The room wasn't ready upon arrival and...

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked at the Pimalai Resort as we read all of the wonderful reviews and the experience did not disappoint. We were in Ko Lanta for our honeymoon and staying at Pimalai sure made our experience even better. The amenities that the hotel offered exceeded our expectations. The Pimalai staff were very kind, helpful an extremely professional. The grounds are...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights and couldn't have been more impressed by everything. From the moment you are met in the arrivals hall at the airport, transferred in their brand new mini vans to their own private jetty, speed boat transfer to the hotel, and the same to go back, while Koh Lanta can be a bit fiddly to...

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FranckDeLestapis, General Manager at Pimalai Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Elights86 - Glad to read you enjoy our little patch of Heaven and thank you for highlighting the so kind and welcoming staff - Credits to them, they are part of the experience. Look forward having you back. Sunny regards from all @ Pimalai.

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted at the airport and had a shuttle ride to the boat dock where we boarded a very clean speedboat with indoor/outdoor seating. Our bags were brought on board by staff. The ride took about 50 minutes and the seas were calm. We arrived at the "locking modular" floating pier which juts out from the beach about 70...

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FranckDeLestapis, General Manager at Pimalai Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Kitpattrainor - great review and full information for all to read. Will see if we can enlarge the floating jetty though staff will be there to assist whenever needed . Thank you for your visit. Sunny regards from all @ Pimalai.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi from 909 our abode for 3 days. What a trip this was.. people have already praised enough about the place.. but I would like to point out few very minute but critical touch points ....since we travelled with an infant we travelled heavy .. mobile baby cot etc.. the reception at the krabi airport by the resort guys was...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely resort area with beautiful landscaped gardens and views. The upper infinity pool and restaurant area is particularly eye-catching. The villas are very well-equipped even down to cooking facilities in the kitchen if need arises but there is a choice of restaurants on site (all with vegetarian options). The upper part it set on a cliff so...

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FranckDeLestapis, General Manager at Pimalai Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Kea12_12 - Nice review; glad to read you have had a lovely stay and thank you for mentioning about the very friendly staff. And yes we do as much as we can to be as eco-friendly as possible. Thank you for noticing it. Sunny regards from all @ Pimalai.

Reviewed 20 April 2017

I was planning my honeymoon and Thailand was our first choice of destinations, due to being in the same time zone and less than 10 hours flight from Perth. I spent days looking at various resorts(on Tripadvisor) around Thailand, and a friend recommended the Pimalai. As soon as I saw the website, I knew it was right up there with...

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FranckDeLestapis, General Manager at Pimalai Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you GLEN H - great review and thank you also for mentioning that we are not that overly priced in food & beverage, in relation to some previous statement . Indeed wine remains expensive as tax at 350% when entering the Kingdom ; we still manage to sell cheaper that in the high end hotels in Bangkok. Thank you...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pimalai, nestled in a lush tropical forest with direct access to 900 meters of pristine sandy beach, is the Andaman destination to set your sights on. The beach resort combines all the right ingredients - subtle five star comforts, natural beauty, far from the crowds, with no noise except the sound of the waves sliding in and out and slowly breaking onto the sand. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pimalai Resort and Spa

Address: 99 Moo 5, Ba Kan Tiang Beach, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Lanta
Price Range: €123 - €468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Pimalai Resort and Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Pimalai Hotel Ko Lanta
Pimalai Resort Ko Lanta
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Ko Lanta
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Ko Lanta
#2 Luxury Hotel in Ko Lanta
#2 Spa Hotel in Ko Lanta
#2 Family Hotel in Ko Lanta
#4 Romantic Hotel in Ko Lanta
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“Pool villa 905”
gsnanderson, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Get a villa on the cliff, (better sunset views) not down by the beach.”
kitpattrainor, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Resort is split into a beach/garden area and a cliff-side area. Both have their merits - the views from the cliff area are lovely.”
kea12_12, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view pool villa if you can afford it.”
633glenh, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“room 123 close to beach and restaurants”
309paulineg, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
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