Visited Pimalai with my parents in July 2013 for 4 days. This was my first trip to Thailand, and Pimalai was the highlight of the trip. The resort was incredibly beautiful, our room was perfection itself. But what blew us away was the amazing hospitality of the staff. from the General manager, to the executive chef and the staff who attended us during meals and drove us around - every one went above and beyond to make us feel welcome and cared for.
Transfer: the transfer to and from Krabi airport was seamless. although the transfer price is a little steep (about 1900 baht per person each way), it was very well executed and I would recommend.
Check in and room: We were taken directly to our pool villa. A member of the staff was there to greet us with garlands, complete check-in formality and offer us welcome drinks. the villa sits high on the hills, with a magnificent view of the sea and the forest. the rooms were impeccable. a small pool separates the bedroom and living room. We spent most of our afternoons in the pool.
Breakfast and dining: we had breakfast at seven seas every day. the food was fresh and had a lot of variety. Specially enjoyed the Congee rice. the dinner at Rak Talai was amazing. We also had dinner at the seven seas restaurant - but it left us a little underwhelmed.
Staff: I cannot say enough about the amazing hospitality we experienced during our stay. the General manager was usually around during breakfast to chat with the guests. My mother had sore throat and I asked for hot water for her on the first day during breakfast. the next few days, even before sitting down, we were asked if we needed hot water - they also made a concoction of mint and ginger with hot water for my mother. the executive chef - Mr. Pook - asked after her several times, and even left cough drops for her at the restaurant. i fell down and scraped my knee. the driver drove us to our villa and came back a few minutes later with a first-aid kit - voluntarily.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Pimalai, nestled in a lush tropical forest with direct access to 900 meters of pristine sandy beach, is the Andaman destination to set your sights on. The beach resort combines all the right ingredients - subtle five star comforts, natural beauty, far from the crowds, with no noise except the sound of the waves sliding in and out and slowly breaking onto the sand. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Pimalai Hotel Ko Lanta
- Pimalai Resort Ko Lanta