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Wanakarn Beach Resort & Spa

48/2 Moo 3, Baan Pordang, Thai Mueang 82120, Thailand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Pittsburgh, PA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are traveling to a beach resort in Thailand, I can't imagine a better experience than the Wanakarn. We stayed 3 nights, and could have done more. Our visit began with a pickup from the airport in the Wanakarn's Mercedes, with a refreshing juice drink and cool towels to make the drive to Wanakarn as stress free as possible.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a five night stay booked in Feb that we extended to nine nights due to an issue with other accommodation on our trip. We had also stayed in the Wanakarn the previous March. Frode the Wanakarn’s Norwegian GM is a star, we contacted him about bringing forward our arrival date due to an issue with our current accommodation,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My family and & I spent Christmas at the Wanakarn after a long and exhausting year. If you want peace & quiet and complete relaxation - look no further. The property is literally in the middle of nowhere and the nearest 'shanty town' is around 8km's away. Upon arrival you are given your own bicycle to use within the grounds... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Don't go, if you do not cherish isolation. Go, if you really want to get away from it all, but be pampered all the same. On first visual impressions, this place may not necessarily win over the discerning traveler. It is not styled to the extreme. In fact, upon arrival and before getting a chance to speak with the very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

It is not often that reality exceeds what you are shown on colour pictures - but in Wanakarn this is the case! From the moment we were picked up in the latest airconditioned Mercedes limousine at the airport in late December up to our departure in January, my wife and me felt in a truly different world and the resorts... More 

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Redruth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This was a very quiet Hotel, which due to the time we went, at the beginning of the season, was particularly quiet. What I really liked here was that you were made to feel like a part of a large family. The staff were all from the locality, and although not necessarily the best trained in Thailand, they more than... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The luxury pool villa is very stylish and private - what I love most is the spacious, well-designed bathroom. It's an ideal place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The only thing I don't like is the beach - it's not beautiful but not bad.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This place has it all. If you'r looking for a unspoiled and genuine place to stay, this is it. The resort area is pure luxury with excellent food. (Jib, the chef, makes great fushion food) If you walk the beach north for 15 minutes you will find a genuine Thai beach bar/restaurant that serves great food! Spend the afternoon there... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Warakarn is a hidden gem with 15 bungalow villas. The hotel is set on a gorgeous river front opening onto a beautiful isolated stretch of beach. Rooms: Each bungalow has it's own private lap pool, spa bath indoor and outdoor shower and a huge hanging space in the wardrobe. Plenty of space to hide your luggage. Each night there is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This is a very small and exclusive hideaway resort about 45 minutes North of Phuket Airport Each of the 14 villas is exactly the same and well appointed. What makes this place the 'High end total relaxation in luxury' is the GM, the staff , the Head Chef (who's cooking is world class) and the total isolation of this resort... More 

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