Set on the idyllic island of Racha Yai, The Racha is a luxurious hideaway resort around 12 miles south of Phuket.
Featuring just 85 decadent villas, all positioned along the pristine Batok Beach, this is the ideal romantic escape. With a huge emphasis placed on the environment, each of the villas blends harmoniously with its verdant tropical surroundings. There is an array of accommodation from Deluxe Rooms with interconnecting doors to The LightHouse, an opulent five-storey apartment boasting 360-degree views, its own pool, private terrace and sundeck. In between there are Pool Suites with a private plunge pool. The décor throughout is neutral allowing the natural environment to pull focus.
To enhance your luxurious stay further, indulge at the Anumba Spa – an alfresco spa utilising local techniques and drawing on ancient Thai traditions to perform relaxing massages and pampering sessions. Other facilities on offer are a fully-equipped gym and tennis courts, and those wanting to venture further can take to the nature trails or borrow a mountain bike. For water lovers, it’s possible to canoe or snorkel right off of the beach, or simply relax by the pool with a good book.
Scattered around the resort, there are five dining options to choose from, each offering a unique vantage point of the resort and delectable cuisines from around the world. Earth Cafe is home to an international buffet, while Fire Grill serves Mediterranean and Ice Bar has cocktails. For the night owls, a couple of bars stay open late and you can enjoy a cocktail and listen to the resident band. Meanwhile, the Club Del Mar plays cool chillout tunes poolside – it even has underwater music.
Laid out in pairs, Deluxe Villas are luxuriously appointed and share a detached pavilion. Some offer inter-connection doors. Located throughout the resort, guests enjoy serene pool or lush garden views from their private terraces. All deluxe villas include wifi, tv, dvd unit, movie library, safe, mini-bar, hair dryer, outdoor rain shower, air conditioning, telephone, espresso machine / tea faciltiies and Apple™ iPod and Bose™ Sound Dock.
These standalone bright and airy villas offer guests more spacious accommodations with added privacy. Grand Deluxe Villas provide sea or lush garden views. Each villa is superbly designed and features a luxurious bathroom and a rain-shower outside. All Grand Deluxe Villas are luxuriously appointed with the following modern conveniences: wifi, 40" LCD TV, DVD unit, movie library, safe, mini-bar, air conditioning, espresso machine.
These villas are similar to The Grand Deluxe Villas in layout with the addition of a private outdoor pool. Located within the prime areas of the resort, Grand Deluxe Pool Vila offer spectacular sea views. All Grand Deluxe Pool Villas are luxuriously appointed with WiFi, 40" LCD TV, DVD unit, movie library, safe, mini-bar, espresso machine/tea facilities, hair dryer, outdoor rain shower, air conditioning, telephone, Apple iPod™ and Bose™ Sound Dock.
Equipped with the latest in multimedia entertainment, these handsome pool suites come with large living and bedroom areas. Central to the layout of the villa is a very private 14 Sq m indoor Jacuzzi pool. Guests can soak in sea view from a large outdoor terrace. All Junior Pool Suites included Bose™ Multimedia Theatre System, Wi-Fi, 60" & 42" LCD TV, DVD init, movie library, outdoor rain shower, air conditioning, Jura™ Espresso machine.
With a 35 Sq m sunlit infinity pool overlooking the Andaman Sea, Grand Pool Suite are among the most prestigious of accommodations at The Racha. These large, airy suites offer unparalleled privacy and are situated on the prime elevated sites of the resort. Expansive sea views can be had from the deep Jacuzzi tub in the bathroom as well as from the outdoor pavilion sundeck. Includes orzonated pool with underwater music and outdoor shower.
The Lighthouse is one of the worlds’s most unique living spaces. This superb five-story structure is very private. A light-filled living room with state-of-the-art entertainment system leads out to a sun-drenched pool with decks. Accommodations include 2 master bedrooms, both with gorgeous bathrooms and Jacuzzi tubs. 2 single rooms and a magnificent observation lounge with 360 degree views of Racha Yai and Andaman Sea.
The sublime Spa Pool Suites feature a luxuriously appointed bedroom and state-of-the-art living room with spa pool view. Equipped with the latest in-villa automation and multimedia entertainment systems, these accommodations ensure that guests are amply entertained indoors and out. A 14 Sq m indoor Jacuzzi pool with spectacular fiber-optic lighting lends a touch of magic to these beautifully designed accommodations. These villas offer resort and garden views.
These ultra-luxurious villas offer sweeping views of the resort grounds and the ocean yonder. The Master bedroom comes with its own large en-suite bathroom and spacious two-person Jacuzzi spa tub. The second bedroom has its own en-suite bathroom. The entire villa is equipped with the very latest in-villa automation and multimedia entertainment systems. A ten-meter infinity pool offers direct swim-up access from the master bedroom and spectacular sunset views.
Transfer: 1 hour from Phuket International Airport to Chalong Pier and 30-40 minutes to the Racha by speedboat. The travelling time may vary and is subject to traffic and weather conditions.