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999, Moo 6 Fossil Shell Beach , Laemphopattana 1 Road, Sai Thai, Krabi Town 81000 Thailand
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Updated 06/04/20


#1 of 7 hotels in Sai Thai
Travelers' Choice
Escape to the luxury and seclusion sanctuary of The Shellsea Krabi (Amazing Thailand Safety & Health Administration: SHA certified) for beach vacation, our luxury pool villa and beach resort’s village life and private setting on Fossil Shell Beach or ( Susan Hoi) in Krabi discloses itself in the unforgettable experience. Susan Hoi is an archaic petrified shell cemetery located 5 minutes from the resort or on a 300 metre stretch along the resort beachfront. This shell cemetery came into being after the limestone deposits in the water covered and fossilised shellfish, snails and a variety of other sea creatures creating slabs of intricate geological relics. This is great place to visit if you’re interested in a Unique Archaeological Phenomenon. or historical artefacts and is claimed to be one of only three similar sites in the world – the others in the United States and Japan. Of these three, Thailand's Fossil Shell Beach is the only coastal site. This unique distinction makes it a must see for any and all fossil lovers. The resort offers 72 spacious rooms, 12 luxurious villas with private pool and a grand pool villa to provide you with the perfect accommodation for a luxurious romantic getaway or a family holiday. Facilities include an adult-only pool at our Mullet Pool, a family pool at our Manta Pool, an awe-inspiring ocean-view spa at Otium Spa, a spectacular beachfront Fin Bar, an all-day dining at Cerulean Restaurant and an open-air lounge bar by lush tropical gardens at Azure Bar. An abundance of activities; cycling or kayaking are available for you. You can stay active during vacation by simply spending a healthy day in the fitness centre. Meanwhile, you can also the delightful days at Aonang Beach can be enjoyed, just 10 mins away from the resort by car.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Kids stay free
Valet parking
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Yoga classes
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary welcome drink
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Bicycles available
Bicycle tours
Walking tours
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Free shuttle or taxi services
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Conference facilities
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Facial treatments
Foot massage
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Head massage
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Picnic area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
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ATM on site
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
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Private beach
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vincentloicbenoia wrote a review Nov 2020
Bangkok, Thailand276 contributions33 helpful votes
This is during covid period: so that’s not the normal conditions. Anyway we had a nice quiet experience at this resort. Staff and facilities are very good and our ocean view room was outstanding. 2 pools with one jaccuzi in the ‘family’ one. The hotel area is not very big but the layout and the vegetation makes is very nice to walk around and to the eye. Small private beach with sand and clear water. We didn’t give 5 stars because of the food. Despite the fact that the restaurants are closed (due to covid and low occupancy), the breakfast was a bit disappointing: poached egg on a toast, soft fat bacon and basic breakfast. This hotel deserves much better.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
2 Helpful votes
Response from Sudawadee Wannakit, Marketing at The ShellSea Krabi
Responded Jan 11, 2021
Dear poutchana Thank you so much for staying with when you travelled to Krabi. We are pleased to know that you had a nice experience and love our facilities. Your feedback about restaurant will be addressed to the concerned team for further improvement. Look forward to welcoming and taking care of you again when you are traveling to Krabi Best regards, Sudawadee W.
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CARL O wrote a review Jul 2020
Phuket Town, Thailand4 contributions1 helpful vote
Having read glowing reviews and expecting a 5 star hotel we were very disappointed indeed; having very extensive experience of hotels in Thailand. On check in they could not find our reservation on their "system" despite booking direct. We were asked to pay when we already had done so and had received confirmation from them. Fortunately we had a hard copy of receipt of payment which they then photographed. Our Garden Room was pleasant and reasonably well furnished but no desk/table and power point for laptop and to work at. The bed was very comfortable. The bathroom was well appointed with two wash basins. The very high sided bathtub lacked any form of grip/handle which made "getting up and out" of the bath difficult if not dangerous. The rooms were spotlessly clean. Our first night we ate at the Fin Bar and Restaurant. We waited over one hour for our food to be served and then starters and main course came together. Staff were highly apologetic with different excuses - the computer, lack of staff, an outside event being held at the hotel. A platter of fruit was given as compensation. The walk back to the hotel block needed the light from our i-phones as pathway lighting past the pool was not working. Buffet breakfast was a very big disappointment with regards to the range of foods available. This was more akin to 3 star. We also had each day to wait for food to be replenished. All staff were very pleasant and polite in a beautiful, quiet location.
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Date of stay: July 2020
Response from Sudawadee Wannakit, Marketing at The ShellSea Krabi
Responded Jan 11, 2021
Dear carloP2LN Thank you so much for your review and feedback. We are disappointed to learn that your stay experience here did not meet your expectation. Your feedback will be addressed to the concerned department for further improvement. We do hope that there will be another opportunity for us to show you our improvement. Best regards, Sudawadee W.
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Christopher wrote a review Jun 2020
25 contributions16 helpful votes
We choose here for our holiday because of the hotel is close to beach and luxury. Our room not far from beach and other facilities such as swimming pool, bar & restaurant just a few minutes walk. The hammock which set up a big tree near the pool is so popular to put your body there including me.   The rooms are large, bathroom was large enough with Bathtub and Rain showers. Our rooms also had a small portico for two to sit comfortably. Restaurant server Thai and international cuisine, Indian vegetarian was an issue but staff was helpful and chef helped with some good vegetarian food. Gym, beach itself, kayaking and two swimming pools(separate for family with children and couples without children) and enough Sun deck benches make this ideal even in peak season.   I definitely come back here again because of the property, staff and services.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
2 Helpful votes
Response from Sudawadee Wannakit, Marketing at The ShellSea Krabi
Responded Jan 11, 2021
Dear sorasakk2018 , Thank you so much for your five star review on this platform. It is always good to know that our guest love private beach ,facilities and resort activites. We look forward to your next return. Best regards, Sudawadee W.
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Thomas wrote a review Jun 2020
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia65 contributions42 helpful votes
My Bangkok's friend fly over to South of Thailand. Beach destination is our favourite. Then Krabi again. As my friend very high class I recommend her a five star hotel and luxury style. The ShellSea I used to stay this hotel and few times and also this time everything is perfect, our Pool access room with direct to the swimming pool is gorgeous, comfy bed with many pillows and full amenities all you need so we don't need anything more except a chilled red wine with canapes. Hotel not too big and have enough space to utilize such as a garden, beach and bar with overlook to the sea. I spent dinner time at Fin bar with a good Italian dishes. My friend is outstanding in hotel facilities and services and thank me where I recommend this premise and we promised with hotel staff to coming back again within this year.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
2 Helpful votes
Response from Sudawadee Wannakit, Marketing at The ShellSea Krabi
Responded Jan 11, 2021
Dear Thomaskampton Thank you so much for the five stars review. We are pleased to hear you like our room and its design. Also, our seaview dining bar- Fin Bar is well positive mentioned here. We look forward to making your next vacation more wonderful again. Best regards, Sudawadee W.
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Cameron B wrote a review Mar 2020
Workington, United Kingdom5 contributions
The ShellSea was brilliant, we loved every minute. The staff couldn’t do enough for you, from the moment we arrived to when we left. The room was immaculate and amazing! The free shuttle into Ao Nang was super handy, only taking about 15 minutes. I would recommend this hotel to anybody wanting a luxury/ relaxing stay.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Wsudawadee, Manager at The ShellSea Krabi
Responded Apr 7, 2020
Dear cbell97 Thank you so much for choosing us to stay in Krabi. We truly appreciate your comment and delightfully to hear that you like tour room and resort setting where is not far way from Aonang zone. We look forward to welcoming and taking care of you again soon. Best regards, Sudawadee W.
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$102 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ThailandKrabi ProvinceKrabi TownSai Thai
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Frequently Asked Questions about The ShellSea Krabi
Which popular attractions are close to The ShellSea Krabi?
Nearby attractions include De' MARCO Fashions (4.4 miles), Boss Tailor Krabi (4.6 miles), and Andy the Tailor (4.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The ShellSea Krabi?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at The ShellSea Krabi?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The ShellSea Krabi?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at The ShellSea Krabi?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The ShellSea Krabi?
Conveniently located restaurants include Easy Cafe, Cafe 8.98 Klong Hang Rd., and Bistro Monaco.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The ShellSea Krabi?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does The ShellSea Krabi have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The ShellSea Krabi offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The ShellSea Krabi located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Sai Thai.
Are any cleaning services offered at The ShellSea Krabi?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The ShellSea Krabi offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.