Rayavadee Krabi: Thailand
Railay Beach, Thailand
Southern Thailand’s beautiful Phranang Peninsula is renowned for the stunning natural environs of Krabi Marine National Park, breathtaking limestone cliff formations and sea caves, hillsides and valleys endowed with riches of lush flora and fauna, diversity of species on land and in the abundance of marine life. Respect for this national treasure and natural bounty led to the realization of the dream of Rayavadee as an environmentally and socially conscious resort bordering the National Park, protective of the fragile ecosystems, dedicated to rejuvenating measures of threatened marine life, tropical birds, plants and jungle rainforest creatures. Facing challenges of sustainability, ocean and beach cleanup, mangrove and reef repopulation efforts, and tourist education extend an invitation for guests to participate and support these mandates. Rayavadee is a Five Star Luxury Resort, proud of its standing as founding member of the Enlive Foundation and member of the Premier Group of Companies, adhering to a philosophy promoting and sponsoring socially conscious groups and community charities through sharing profits with Pan Kan, Food4Good, children’s scholarship fund, and promoting sustainable business practices on site in harmony with their environmental protection commitment. Modeliste Magazine Mode for Meaning Initiative is a supporter of Rayavadee Resort’s dedication to the success of local community, educational and employee training programs, child care and women empowerment.
Rayavadee beaches are a part of Krabi Marine National Park. Guests enjoy their pristine white sands and crystal clear waters, limestone grottos and cliffs, and boat access to discover and adventure in the wealth of islands in the bay beyond, 130 amazing islands including popular Koh Lanta and Koh Phi Phi. Snorkel and dive remarkable reefs, climb limestone cliff faces, picnic on secluded beaches, sail, speed, kayak…the wonders are endless. Rayavadee has its own fleet of speedboats and guides for ultimate adventures. The stunning freeform pool offers relaxed sun and fun with the fitness center keeping your FitBit monitor satisfied.
Rayavadee Resort boasts 96 2-storey pavilions and 5 luxury villas secluded in the naturescape of tropical gardens and coconut groves. Impressive accommodations and common areas are a tribute to Thai architecture and design throughout, winning awards for prestigious vision incorporating traditional and contemporary elements including unique circular designs echoing traditional Thai Buddhist and natural rock formations. Each spacious accommodation provides the ultimate in sophisticated comforts embedded in Thai design, extraordinary furnishings, native woods, objets d’art, tropical decor, lush and atmospheric gardens, secluded terrace with lounge area. Some pavilions and villas accommodate family and friends with 2 to 3 bedrooms; some include outdoor Jacuzzi, Hydro Pool, gazebo, or lap pool. The choices are captivating and the level of personalized service and additional amenities offer divine levels of luxury to all their guests.
Rayavadee Spa treatments incorporate ancient Thai healing traditions in a menu that recalibrates a calming equilibrium of mind, body and spirit with massage and bodywork designed for each individual. From soothing and restorative to an energetic release of tense muscles yearning to be free and unkinked, the Spa rejuvenates guests with a full selection of skillful spa offerings. Choose from revitalizing facials, scrubs, wraps, salon experiences, and exclusive packages.
Four dining venues feature exceptional five star international, traditional and innovative Thai and light Asian cuisines in settings chosen for spectacular views, romantic seaside sunsets, a unique grotto, with casual beach fare to elegant dining, healthful options, delectable seafood presentations, an amazing Thai barbecue, and opportunities to learn the special techniques and recipes creating Thai favorites in cooking classes welcoming all ages. Every dining experience is memorable and your foodie photos will be the envy of faraway friends.
Rayavadee exemplifies the best in authentic ecotourism with an established record of activism in creating policies and promotions of environmental sustainability and community partnership, establishing a model over 20 years for resorts while maintaining an impeccable Five Star boutique luxury presence poised beside Krabi Marine National Park.