Pimalai Resort and Spa, Koh Lanta
This exclusive resort is built within the rainforest amid 100 acres of tropical vegetation and is also close to Lanta Marine National Park. Accommodation is in a choice of villas and suites all of which are spacious and decorated in contemporary Thai style. While there are numerous activities to choose from Pimalai is especially famed for its dive school. Most other non-motorised water sports are offered as are Thai cookery classes and elephant trekking and, of course, the acclaimed Spa.
- Pimalai sits on an un-crowded 900 metres of sandy beach
- A selection of restaurants and bars
- Two and three bedroom family villas
LocationThailand's Smaller Islands, Thailand
How to get there
From Krabi airport the resort runs a complimentary transfer service which includes a mini van and speed boat transfer, for approximately 2 hours.
Best time to go
The dry season is from November to April and the monsoon season is from May to October.
Peace, serenity and solitude is the mantra at Pimalai Resort & Spa offering spacious room, suite and villa accommodation. A hillside resort which is great for peace and pampering in a secluded setting, where a number of the villas are set on the hillside and have their own private infinity pools.
- Two pools
- Fitness room
- Tennis courts
- On-site dive centre
Spice N' Rice - Offering traditional Thai cuisine and using fresh local ingredients, Spice N' Rice is the perfect option for authentic dining.
The Seven Seas Wine Bar & Restaurant - An a la carte menu, The Seven Seas showcases stunning and unparalleled ocean views. It's a sophisticated affair, serving a wide range of international cuisine, and is accompanied by and extensive wine menu from smart bar.
Rak Talay Beach Bar & Restaurant - Idyllically situated on the beach, Rak Talay Beach Bar and Restaurant is a romantic location, and includes sweeping views of the Andaman Sea. Lunch serves light snacks including salads, pasta, pizza and amazing sandwiches. For dinner you can pick from a large selection of fresh seafood caught locally.
The Banyan Tree Pool Side Caf'e - When you have those lunch cravings but don't want to leave the pool then nip into The Banyan Tree Pool Side Caf'e. It's perfect for the easy snack including pizzas, pastas and salads.
In Villa Dining - There is also the option for in-villa-dining as well as a private beach dinner for a romantic occasion.
- Water sports
- Cookery lessons
Children are welcome with villas large enough up to 3 bedrooms to accommodate everyone.