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Pimalai Resort and Spa

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   99 Moo 5, Ba Kan Tiang Beach, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location is stunning, the staff are amazing and the food is gorgeous.The grounds are kept immaculate by an awesome team of gardeners and the fact that non motorised water sports were free was just lovely. I like the fact that they have an Eco stance but don't rattle on about it. They have a donation box in reception for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked here for our last night in Ko Lanta and I'm glad we did - it was such a wonderful experience to round out our trip. The grounds are amazing, and our "Deluxe" room (124) was absolutely gorgeous - great size, amenities and decor. While you'll be paying "back home" prices for pretty much everything while on the resort,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My other half and I booked six nights here in early November for a total relaxation getaway based on reviews online. They don't do it any justice! This place is incredible. The rooms are well proportioned - we stayed in the lowest priced room available but that itself was spacious and luxurious and complete with balcony and Ocean view. The... More

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

Dear Neil W - thank you for taking the time to place a nice review ; very positive in all , and happy to read the Team recovered well following the "hick up" with the transfer , We will review this of course and see how we can improve especially the facilities at our boat base, so if there is... More

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

With all the good reviews already written about this wonderful resort - all of which we agree with 100% - it is challenging to come up with new wordings to describe this truly magnificent resort. The service was the best I have ever received in my life; the food was heavenly - in all three restaurants at the resort; the... More

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

Sawasdee Miss O from Zurich - thank you posting a great review. Indeed we are trying to be a one of a kind - we are getting there slowly but surely and refining our service where we can or in need to do. Thanks for staying with us and look forward having you back with us. Sunny rgds from Lanta.... More

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just returned from a holiday which included 4 nights at Pimalai. After reading other reviews, we chose 2 upstairs deluxe rooms near the beach and were not disappointed. Beautiful sunset views from the balcony, although if you walk up to the top infinity pool, the views are even better. The rooms are large and clean. Note: take the path to... More

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

Dear CarolG 056 - Thank you for great review and for highlighting that the service was fantastic. We do try our best and i am sure these is still margin for improvement. I am delighted to read about the great help given by our 24 hours on site nurse - He will be pleased to know about that. Thank you... More

Levin, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose the Pimalai as a place to stay following the reviews we read on tripadvisor and we have just recently returned from our second, 2 week stay. The Pimalai is so well thought out, managed and staffed that depending on what you want from a holiday it is very likely to deliver with style! There is a large choice... More

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

Dear NZUK-15 - thank you for the great review; especially for highlighting the social & ecological resort' s responsibility . Very pleased also to read about about the magic of our people. Great to see you enjoyed that second visit.! Sunny rgds from Lanta ! Franck More

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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After an amazing journey from Phuket to Ko Lanta, by private speedboat, lovely attendants spoiling me rotten...well I had extremely high hopes for the Pimalai. After reading such glowing comments on TA I must admit after seeing my room and meeting some lacklustre staff, I wondered just what the heck previous visitors had been smoking. Perhaps coz the weather was... More

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

Dear Tani 267 - thank you for great review & being very objective/ genuine in al the whole write up. Indeed are our first room category are not the latest minimalistic / modernist/ fashionable trend (these trends usually last for a couple of years and then dies off....). Yes we are very traditional, an try to remain as Thai as... More

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Views from this resort are stunning! It's an absolute privilege to be able to watch a perfect sunset on a clear day from this beautiful hillside, rainforest resort. Food in the restaurant is reasonably priced for Western standards, but probably the most expensive on the island. Taste is good, but not exceptional.

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Great PIC! thks for posting a positive review. Sunny rgds from Lanta. Franck. More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

you are looking for such place, i think you cannot find a better option in south Thailand. Service is best of the best, even for Thailand very high standards. Beach is great, food very good, breakfast perfect. Rooms are nice, but regular deluxe ones quite dark - if you can rent a beach Villa, that is a good idea. Villas... More

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

Dear Anafesto from Poland - thank you very much for posting a great review. Glad to read you enjoyed staying with us. Sunny rgds from Lanta. Franck More

Melbourne, Australia
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have just spent another blissful two weeks at this amazing resort. Our third year in a row, and it's completely out of character for us to visit a location three years in a row! Pimalai is that sort of place. This time around we had Beach Villa 511...right on the beach and I think this has... More

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

Great REview . thank you . Thank you most importantly for praising the staff. Great to see guest returning to our hidden gem and highlighting that things are getting better & better. Look forward seeing you back in a couple of years. Sunny rgds from Lanta. Franck More

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Address: 99 Moo 5, Ba Kan Tiang Beach, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Lanta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Pimalai Resort and Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 121
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