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The Racha

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   42/12-13 Moo 5 Rawai, Muang, Phuket 83130, Thailand
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Ko Racha Yai
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Dalian, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my first time with my wife in the Racha Hotel. And it was our honey moon travel. We chosed this island and hotel due to good comments in trip advisor. And it was worthy. There are so many good things and i could not point them out completely. The view, service and staffs are very nice there. Of... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the 3rd time we had stayed at the Racha, the first being back in 2011 for our honeymoon. We loved it so much we keep coming back, and have tried other resorts in Phuket too along the way. However, this time, perhaps because for the first time we went with an infant, there were a few things we... More

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our second stay at the Racha (this time for 6 nights) and truly it has still the best sandy white beach and clear waters that we have ever seen. It feels like an intimate resort due to their villa accommodation setting and our membership with SLH enabled us to get some perks like a free room upgrade and... More

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear Suri & Ueli Thank you for letting us know about your experience at the Racha. I am really sorry to hear about some of the points you have raised, we will endeavor to improve in all the areas you have mentioned. I am happy that you were left with a positive impression of our resort service execution, We look... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very good location, good interior design and nice environment. However, the international restaurant serves rather low quality and expensive food. Service is slow and checking in and out takes a long time. Wifi signal is weak. We booked 2 nights and got upgraded because the electricity wasn't working.

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear Lu S Thank you very much for taking the time and detailed opinions about your recent stay here at The Racha. Our resort prides itself on providing bespoke services, and when things do go wrong we rectify them immediately. Please be assured that your opinions are taken very seriously and we will take the necessary measures to do an... More

Ko Racha Yai, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was shocked and awkward when I took shower,cause suddenly there was no hot water come out to clean the shampoo on my hair and even no cold water everywhere in the room! when I ask reception for help, they said they could not fix the water problem for a long while. The only thing i can do is wait... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at The Racha for part of our honeymoon. A sensational resort with superb service and attention to detail!! Although the beaches were crowded during the day, we stayed in our private pool and explored the island until the tourists left. The only let down were the restaurants! Disappointing food and certainly not worthy of a 5 star... More

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear Tha_Hombre Thank you for sharing your experience at the Racha. I am really sorry to hear we have not met your expectations in regards to the quality of food. Our commitment to our guests is about constant improvements and we will take your comments to continue improving food quality in all our venues. I am at your full disposal... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, beautiful beach, clean and very helpful staff. The only non positive experience are the tourist boats that invade the beach from 10 to 14...and that was the time were we headed to the pool and for lunch. Then the peace came back. The reef is pretty cute, nice fishes and calm streams. The private tours are expensive but... More

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear Chriswalti We would like to thank you for having chosen the Racha in your recent stay and for your valuable comments. The resort front beach is open to public, as are all beaches in Thailand, however we do have 3 other beaches around the island which are more secluded. Hopefully we will be seeing you here again soon for... More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had this booked as the final stop on our honeymoon in Asia and we only wish we could stay longer! As soon as we arrived to Racha we decided we needed another 2 nights and the Racha staff (B from memory) helped us make that happen. We stayed in the incredible private pool villa and it... More

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear LW8888 Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback! Our goal is to always ensure our guests are satisfied with their service experience. I am sincerely happy to know we have achieved this goal. We truly value your comments and look forward to welcoming you in the near future! Best regards. More

Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a perfect holiday with the Rach Hotel. Everything's so perfect, friendly staff, good meals, White Sand, glassy water and also the people in the hotel. I want to visit the hotel again for my next holiday. Thank you for the fabulous memory

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear Chatchanok M Thank you for your comments. We are very fortunate to have so many great reviews here on TripAdvisor and we thank you for sharing your experience. We look forward to welcoming you back to our resort whenever your travels bring you back to the Phuket! Best regards. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Racha I think 7 times. Upto this visit we have normally stayed 4 nights as we were afraid that we might get bored. This year we decided to stay 7 nights and next visit will be longer as we were sad to leave after the 7 days and were not bored at all. There have... More

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Devan B, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear Keith G Thank you for posting such great review. We are thrilled to hear that your time with us was a memorable as before. We hope to welcome you back soon! Best regards. More

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Additional Information about The Racha

Address: 42/12-13 Moo 5 Rawai, Muang, Phuket 83130, Thailand
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Location: Thailand > Phuket > Ko Racha Yai
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Ko Racha Yai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Racha 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located just 12 miles south of Phuket on Racha Yai island, The Racha is Thailand's premier deluxe island hideaway. Set on a pristine white-powdery beach and surrounded by the dazzling turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea, this five star resort features 70 stylish villas offering the ultimate in luxurious comfort, from private pool villas with underwater music, to a very unique 5-storey Lighthouse Pool Villa with an observation deck offering panoramic views around the island. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
The Racha Hotel Ko Racha Yai
The Racha Hotel
Racha Hotel Yai Island
Racha Yai Island
Racha Phuket
Racha
The Racha Ko Racha Yai, Phuket, Thailand

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