The Racha

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The Racha, is a Small Luxury Hotel resort located on Racha Yai, one of the Andaman Sea’s most beautiful and pristine islands just 12 nautical miles south of Phuket. The resort offers ultra-luxurious accommodations for guests who wish to ‘get-away-from-it-all’ without taking anything away from the environment.

At The Racha, luxury doesn’t come at a price for the environment. As Thailand’s premier eco-luxe island resort, The Racha takes environmental sustainability seriously and has been rewarded for it’s environmental initiatives with Earthcheck’s Gold Certification and Gold Award for Environmental Sustainability in Thailand’s Green Hotels and Resorts program.

 

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Accommodation

Spread over 20 acres of verdant tropical grounds and built in low-rise harmony with the environment, The Racha features 85 luxurious villas most with private plunge pools.

Villas range from Deluxe Villas, Grand Deluxe Villas, Grand Deluxe Pool Villas, Junior Pool Suite, Spa Pool Suite, Grand Pool Suite, 2 Bedroom Grand Pool Suite & the unique 5 storey Lighthouse offering magnificent 360 degree views around Racha Island and the Andaman Sea.

Laid out in pairs throughout the resort, Deluxe Villas are luxuriously appointed and share a detached pavilion. Some have inter-connecting doors. Located throughout the resort, villas in this category offer serene pool or lush garden views from their private terraces.

Grand Deluxe Villa are larger and stand alone, catering to discriminating guests preferring more spacious accommodations (inside and out) with added privacy. Grand Deluxe Villas offer sea or lush garden views.

Grand Deluxe Pool Villas are similar to the Grand Deluxe Villas in layout, with the addition of a private ozonated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi bathtub. Located within the prime areas of the resort,  they offer spectacular sea views.

 

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The sublime Spa Pool Suites feature a state-of-the art living room with spa pool views and a luxurious bedroom. Equipped with the latest in-villa automation and multimedia entertainment systems, these accommodations ensure that guests are amply entertained indoor and out. A 14 Sq m ozonated indoor Jacuzzi pool with spectacular fiber-optic lighting lends a touch of magic to these beautifully designed accommodations. These villas offer resort and garden views.

Grand Pool Suites are among the most prestigious of accommodations at the resort featuring large, sunlit ozonated infinity pools with underwater music overlooking the Andaman Sea, These spacious, airy suites feature a generous master bathroom with dual showers and a second bathroom with shower. Grand Pool Suites offer unparalleled privacy and are situated on the prime elevated sites of the resort. Expansive sea views can be enjoyed from the deep Jacuzzi tub in the bathroom as well as from the outdoor pavilion sundeck.

The ultra-luxurious 2 Bedroom Grand Pool Suite has a  Master bedroom with its own large en-suite bathroom and spacious two-person Jacuzzi spa tub, and a second bedroom has its own en-suite bathroom. The entire villa is equipped with the very latest in-villa automation and multimedia entertainment systems. A ten meter ozonated infinity pool with underwater music offers direct swim-up access from the master bedroom and spectacular sunset views.

The Racha’s five-story Lighthouse is one of the world’s most unique living spaces. A spacious living room with state-of-the-art entertainment system leads out to a sun-drenched ozonated pool with underwater music and decks. Accommodations include two exquisite master bedrooms on the two lowest floors, both with lux bathrooms and Jacuzzi tubs. Two single rooms, (one with convertible day bed and the other with a single bed) on the third and fourth floor share an outdoor landscaped bathroom on the ground floor. Atop The Lighthouse, a magnificent observation lounge with 360 degree views of Racha Yai and the Andaman Sea is the place to contemplate life from a higher perspective.

All villas are designed in a minimalistic contemporary style and feature luxurious bathrooms with bathtubs and indoor showers, as well as outdoor rain showers. Guests can relax on comfortable day beds both inside or outside on their own terrace. Living spaces are appointed with complimentary Wi-Fi and in-villa movie library, LCD TV with satellite feed, Bose™ Sound Dock, minibar with Espresso machine & tea, electronic safe, individual air conditioning and IDD telephone.

 

Activities

Complimentary activities include guided morning island walk/jog, mountain biking, tennis, snorkelling, body boards, kayaks (first hour), stand up paddle boards(first hour), access to the resort’s Ozonated Main (adult only) and the Garden Pools with underwater music and hydro jets, Fitness Centre, pool table and reading library.

Chargeable activities include Thai cooking class, personal Yoga class, guided discovery nature walks to viewpoint, batik painting, guided sunset ATV tour, full and half day fishing trips, Scuba Diving, private boat charters, sunset cruise and guided snorkelling trips.

The luxurious Anumba Spa offers a wide range of treatments to pamper your mind, body & spirit. Facilities include a sauna, steam room, yoga room and gym.

Dining

The Racha delivers delectable dining experiences including Seafood under the stars at Sunset Restaurant, Mediterranean cuisine at Fire Grill and local delights at Earth Cafe. Guests choose the day’s catch just off the fishermen’s nets and authentic Thai delicacies have that perfect balance of spice and sweetness. The freshest greens come from the resort’s Hydroponic Farm.

Room Service, Ultimate (private) Dining or a Chef-prepared In-Villa Barbecue extend options for guests preferring more intimate time together.

Location & Access

Racha Island is accessible only by sea. Located 12 miles south of Phuket, a 35 minute speed boat from Phuket’s Chalong Bay. Chalong Bay is 45 minutes by road from Phuket Airport.

Guests can relax at the Racha Chalong Lounge and enjoy many complimentary amenities whilst awaiting their resort transfer.

Note: Batok Bay and the beach in front of the resort are public areas and are used by other boats and tourists during the winter months from November to April

Family

Children are welcome but there is no formal Kids Club or children’s activity programme. Babysitting is available on request.

Our View

The Racha is a contemporary luxury island hideaway where guests can retreat from the world, and balance body, mind & spirit in an environmentally friendly space. 

Best Time to Travel

The best time to visit this region is during the dry season, which typically extends from November to April.

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Subject to Change: Resort information, including but not limited to room rates, dining options, activities, and facilities, can change without prior notice. We recommend that you verify all details before making any reservations or decisions based on the information provided on this website.

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