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

What a great place to relax. The resort faces a very nice beach that gives you breathtaking sunsets. The setting of the resort is stunning. It is a small resort with less than 100 villas. A short walk around the premise will take you about half an hour. You will for sure encounter a few wildlife. Nothing scary, simply interesting.... More 

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TheRacha, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear MsAdaS: Firstly, I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us and am grateful for your time to share your stay experience on TripAdvisor. I am glad to hear of your wonderful time and thank you for writing positively about our resort. The yoga master was on leave during the time of your stay. We currently... More 

Singapore, null, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From the very first step into the resort till after we stepped out, The Racha left us with incredible memories. Some of the intricate details that left an indelible mark in our hearts : The Racha is set amidst stunning pristine white beaches, coconut palm trees and turqoise blue waters, its chic modern contemporary design aesthetic perfectly complimented the tropical... More 

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TheRacha, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear ScottJWong: Thank you for your time taken to share your review on TripAdvisor and I am certainly glad to know you had a wonderful experience at our resort. It is indeed gratifying to know that you think so fondly of your time with us and were impressed with the service, the staffs as well as the facilities on offer.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Racha for the last 2 weeks in August this year and couldn't fault it. The staff were very friendly and attentive during our entire stay, from the General Manager Devan who along with his immediate staff were brilliant, down to the maid who was both friendly and meticulous. The resort is beautifully set out and the... More 

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TheRacha, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear Joseph L: Thank you for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. I am glad you had a wonderful time with us. The efforts and commitment from the team are commendable and will enjoy sharing your comments. Once again, thank you for staying with us and we would all be so delighted to welcome you back once... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best Asian relaxation one can have from the bustle and hassle of city life. Staff service most excellent hard to find nowadays on a resort. From my booking , pick up from Airport and dropped backed excellent. Only the boat transfer is a bit of an effort due to rough sea recommend to have sea plane transfers... More 

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TheRacha, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear Georgie1georgie: Thank you for telling us about your experience at The Racha. It was nice to know that we made your stay truly enjoyable. I am also pleased to know my associates looked after you. We are dedicated to constantly improve our services and your positive words are much appreciated by everyone here. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After few days in Phuket with all the hustling and bustling it was a nice change for us to be in a quite little dream like island. I was worried since it rained everyday while in Phuket but Koh Racha was sunny with occasional clouds. A perfect days next to swimming pool. Great service with friendly staffs. Great view from... More 

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Racha1878, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear 민석 구: Warm greetings from The Racha. Thank you very much your kind review about your recent stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed all our facilities and services. We would be delighted to welcome you back again in the future for more wonderful experiences. Warm regards, Devan Bhaskaran. General Manager. More 

Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at The Racha for 6 days for the last leg of our Honeymoon. We had a really terrific experience there. We were picked up in a nice BMW which had a refreshing cold towels and water bottles for each of us after a long journey back to Asia. Upon arrival, we were very impressed with... More 

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Racha1878, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear Jimbo2727 Firstly, I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us during your last leg of your honeymoon with us and am grateful for your time to share your stay experience on TripAdvisor. Happy to hear of your wonderful time with us and thank you for writing so positively about our resort. I sincerely apologize for... More 

Wantage, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Racha is the most relaxing hotel that we've every stayed at. From the moment you spot your limo driver holding a board with you name amongst the crowds at the airport, you know your in for a special time. As your your calmly driven through the chaos of Phuket's traffic in the blistering heat sipping a cold drink with... More 

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Racha1878, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear richiebee69: Warm greetings from The Racha. Thank you for taking the time to share your detail comments on TripAdvisor. The efforts and commitment from the team are commendable and will enjoy sharing your comments. We are dedicated to constantly improve our services and your positive words are much appreciated by everyone here. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow. What an amazing property on a hidden gem of an island. The island itself is just beautiful. The sand is white, and the water is every shade of perfect blue you can imagine. The property itself (grounds and hotel villas) are just fantastic and immaculate. We were upgraded during our stay because it was my birthday, and I truly... More 

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Racha1878, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear YongeBloor: Thank you for telling us about your experience at The Racha. It was nice to know that we made your stay truly enjoyable. I am also pleased to know my associates looked after you. We are dedicated to constantly improve our services and your positive words are much appreciated by everyone here. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coming from Europe can be quite a trip to get here but is worth every single minute ! The Beach is absolutely magnificent, immaculate, clear water with green turquoise colors, of course was rough giving the season but definitely ok for swimming (if you like snorkeling or sub activities i suggest you pick the dry season (October / May i... More 

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Racha1878, General Manager at The Racha, responded to this review

Dear GDP1967: Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of your pleasant experience at The Racha. It gives me great pleasure to know that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I am glad your stay with us was a lovely one even coming during monsoon season. We are dedicated to constantly improve our services... More 

Hong Kong, China
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

The idyllic setting and fantastic staff made this and instant favorite of mine. The white sand beach is really special. The water is amazingly clear and inviting. All the staff were wonderful - I wish I could remember all their names. Khun Gib and Khun Nita were very helpful upon my arrival and during my stay. Laura at the front... More 

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

Dear MaikKubo: Warm greetings from The Racha! Thank you very much for choosing us for your recent stay and of course for your splendid review. I am glad that you had a superb stay with us and enjoyed the facilities, food and the friendly team. We look forward to welcome you back to this lovely island. Warm regards, Devan Bhaskaran.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
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 

Additional Information about The Racha

Address: 42/12-13 Moo 5 Rawai, Muang, Phuket 83130, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Ko Racha Yai
Price Range: $209 - $564 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Racha 5*
Number of rooms: 85
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Also Known As:
The Racha Hotel Ko Racha Yai
Racha Hotel Yai Island
Racha Yai Island
Racha Phuket
The Racha Ko Racha Yai, Phuket, Thailand
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