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Rayaburi Resort (Racha Island)

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42/3-9 Moo 3, Siam Bay, Phuket 83000 Thailand
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#2 of 4 hotels in Ko Racha Yai
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Rayaburi Resort (Racha Island) is a brand new resort, set on a pristine beach on Racha / Raya Yai Island (Phuket). The resort located on a private property set right beside Siam Bay - the longest and widest powdery white sand beach on Racha Yai Island. Its unique mixture of authentic Thai style beach resort facilities with calm and peaceful atmosphere, and heartfelt hospitality and service - suitable for all type of travellers.
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Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Coffee shop
Beach
Bicycle rental
Kids club
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Boating
Canoeing
Diving
Snorkeling
Fishing
Taxi service
Spa
Massage
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Gift shop
Shops
Sun terrace
ATM on site
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Safe
Bottled water
Iron
Coffee / tea maker
Minibar
Hair dryer
Refrigerator
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Bay View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Chinese, Japanese and 2 more
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Angela wrote a review Mar 2020
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Everything was perfect! This is our second year coming here and will not be our last! The staff are so attentive and welcoming you really feel at home from the moment you step off the speedboat! The check in and check out process is so easy they take care of all of your baggage and it's so fast. The food at the restaurant is delicious everything we ate , we loved. And all of the waiters are quick and always paying attention. The beach and the rooms are absolutely beautiful and the housekeeping does an amazing job!! Dont forget to tip , they work super hard and totally deserve it!!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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hijazzsp wrote a review Jan 2020
Istanbul, Turkey57 contributions19 helpful votes
HOTEL: The hotel occupies its own beach in an extremely beautiful bay with coral-white sands and turquoise sea. Where other beaches are often photoshopped, here you get the actual colors. You can place your towel on the beach, or pick a deckchair with umbrella, or simply sit in the restaurant next to the beach. The premises are very large, you always feel like you are in a huge garden with birds and butterflies. They grow their own vegetables for the restaurant, and you can taste that. ROOM Our room (Chino pool view) and the bathroom were very, very spacious, nicely airy, and you had a terrace in front of it to sit, read, chill, or have a sundowner, while observing the vegetation and the pool. Flooring is made of beautiful Portuguese tiles. That whole Chino group around the pretty and shady pool is the center-piece of the resort and reminiscent of the Sino-Portuguese architecture you find in Phuket Old Town, Malacca, Georgetown, or Macau. STAFF The star of the hotel are the people working it. It is a family business, and what a nice family they are! The staff were also super helpful. Our daughter arrived with high fever, and at night I unfortunately broke the bottle of fever reducer. Next morning they had an equivalent shipped from a pharmacy on the mainland. There is also a permanent doctor in the hotel. We were also taken to a beautiful sunset spot on the rocks on the other side of the island and collected, opened and ate oysters right there... In general, everyone was accommodating of our every need. SUMMARY Upon booking, I was a bit unsure given the mixed reviews, and after arrival for a day or so I was trying to understand why some people were disappointed with this gem, and I can only explain some of the poor reviews with off expectations. This is not a sterile business or chain hotel, this is a very nice, beautiful, charming, and relaxed family-run resort.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Anton Stout wrote a review Jan 2020
Melbourne, Australia2 contributions
My partner and I intended to stay for 3 nights we ended up staying for 5. The private beach, the exceptional staff and the room was unforgettable. With a unique Portuguese colonial plantation inspired set on a spacious white sand and palm tree acreages, it is definitely one of the most unforgettable stays in Thailand. Each day we would head to the beach front restaurant to have breakfast before jumping into the crystal clear water but beyond that it was hard to leave the room - it was beautiful- we were fortune enough to have the chino garden view room with the extended balcony, which we spent a great deal of time; reading, writing and mediating. If you prefer character and spaciousness over modern and uniformity, this place is for you.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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HeBCN wrote a review Jan 2020
Barcelona, Spain246 contributions36 helpful votes
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My 8th time to Thailand and this was a positive surprise for us. Wanted to meet with Thai friends in Phuket after NYE and wanted something nice close to Phuket for a couple of days. We had a wonderful time. Very recommendable! It is not a 5 star but you pay much less and feel treated like a 5 star. Family run and extremely nice and helpful people. The rooms in the new house next to the pool are just great. Some people from the Racha Hotel next door, 4 times more expensive came over to our beach since much better as well as the food. They grow some of their food in own garden which is excellent. A paradise and we will return for sure.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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flower1901 wrote a review Oct 2019
Melbourne, Australia14 contributions1 helpful vote
Over the many times I have visited Phuket, I never realised that there was an island so close which was so nice. The private speed boat journey lasted 30 min in a safe boat coordinated through the resort. There are 3 resorts on the island which I would class as high end, mid range family and backpacker. Rayaburi was a well priced family style resort in mid range pricing. We rented the 2 x1 bedroom villas which shared a pool on the deck between the two. The villas had a small living area downstairs and 2 double beds upstairs. The villas were an older wooden thai style building in good condition. We were a family with 3 young kids, so it was a little cramped in bedding for us, therefore we decided to rent another room beside the villas for space, which was affordable to do. The individual rooms are in blocks of 2, similar to duplexes. It was great having the pool to jump in, even though it was a little cold. The rooms and villas are all maybe a 10 metre walk to the beach which was a soft white clean sand, and turquoise blue warmish water. The restaurant had good food, and theres a little convenient store next to the restaurant. There are also another 1-2 little convenient stores a short walk from the resort, and you can access the beach on the other side of the island easily with a short walk. All in all, my family really enjoyed our 3 days on the island.
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Date of stay: December 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$98 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
rayaburi resort (racha island) hotel rawai
LOCATION
ThailandPhuketKo Racha Yai
NUMBER OF ROOMS
69
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rayaburi Resort (Racha Island)
Which popular attractions are close to Rayaburi Resort (Racha Island)?
Nearby attractions include Rawai Palm Tailor (0.3 miles), Phuket Seashell Museum (0.01 miles), and Friendship Beach (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Rayaburi Resort (Racha Island)?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Rayaburi Resort (Racha Island)?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Rayaburi Resort (Racha Island)?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Rayaburi Resort (Racha Island)?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Rayaburi Resort (Racha Island)?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Family Restaurant, Rossovivo Ristorante Italiano E Pizzeria, and Sala Mexicali.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Rayaburi Resort (Racha Island)?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Rayaburi Resort (Racha Island)?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, and Korean.
Does Rayaburi Resort (Racha Island) have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.