Ritz Carlton Phulay Bay
Set upon the shores of the glittering Andaman Sea against the backdrop of Krabi’s breathtaking natural scenery, Phulay Bay is a Ritz-Carlton Reserve with a deserved reputation as one of Thailand’s finest beachfront resorts. Comprising 54 luxury accommodation options, six restaurants and an incredible array of five-star amenities, Phulay Bay fulfils all the expectations associated with the Ritz-Carlton name. At Phulay Bay, guests are given the chance to rediscover their physical and spiritual wellbeing, through the resort’s professional spa treatments, meditation classes and wholesome organic menus. Phulay Bay is also the perfect choice for those that wish to discover Krabi’s magnificent natural heritage, offering unique experiences that range from elephant-back jungle safaris to deep-sea diving trips.
- Sample the mouth-watering cuisine offered by Phulay Bay’s six diverse restaurants
- Experience Krabi’s natural beauty on an elephant trek through the surrounding jungle
- Spend the day exploring the white sands and picturesque lagoon of nearby Hong Island
- Find your inner spirituality with a meditation and blessing ceremony led by a Buddhist monk
Best time to go
The dry season is from November to April and the monsoon season is from May to October.
At Phulay Bay, guests are invited to discover an existence where time becomes fluid and days are measured in moments of enjoyment and discovery rather than in minutes and hours. Whether you are in search of relaxation or adventure, solitude or society, you will find it in abundance at this world-class beachfront resort.
- Swimming pool
- Wellness studio
- Fitness centre
- Guided adventure tours
- Kids’ activities
- Choice of restaurants
- Choice of bars
Jampoon - Specialising in Mediterranean-inspired cuisine, Jampoon offers an intimate, exclusive setting complemented by the theatre of live chef stations.
Lae Lay Pavilion - This exquisite dinner venue boasts breathtaking views of the Andaman Sea and prides itself on serving mouth-watering seafood dishes created from the freshest daily catch.
Sri Trang - This refreshingly modern restaurant uses traditional cooking methods and the finest local ingredients to create authentic, delicious Thai cuisine.
Plai Fah - Situated by the hotel infinity pool, this informal dining venue serves an array of Western and Asian favourites in addition to a wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
Chomtawan - Although Chomtawan provides casual dining options throughout the day, it is best loved as the perfect venue for a sophisticated cocktail sundowner. Boasting spectacular sea views, this restaurant is also the best place to meet Koko, the resort’s baby elephant, every Saturday evening.
Raw Bar - The Raw Bar serves light and healthy cuisine with an emphasis on organic, freshly grown and prepared raw produce. Dedicated menus that promote detox, weight loss and various other health benefits are available upon request.
Phulay Bay comprises 54 one-bedroom pavilions and villas, all of which feature an impressive range of luxury amenities; including 24-hour butler service, a top-of-the-line LCD television, complimentary high-speed internet, and an iPod dock.
Ocean Pavilions - Boasting breathtaking sea views, these pavilions cover 67 square metres of space and come complete with an oversized king bedroom, a luxurious en-suite bathroom and a private outdoor terrace.
Reserve Pavilions - Featuring elegant, contemporary Thai decor, these 84-square-metre pavilions overlook the hotel’s lush gardens and comprise a luxurious king-sized bedroom, floor-to-ceiling windows, a private outdoor terrace and a beautiful bathroom equipped with a separate bathtub and shower.
Beach Villas - These 50-square-metre bedrooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows and a quiet private terrace from which to enjoy their expansive sea views. All Beach Villas include a king-sized bedroom, an en-suite bathroom complete with separate bathtub and shower, and ample living and sitting areas.
Reserve Pool Villas - Set amidst a lush private garden, these rooms feature a private swimming pool and sundeck. Inside, the Reserve Pool Villas divide their 106 square metres of space between a king-sized bedroom, spacious living areas, and a luxurious bathroom complete with a marble bathtub and a rainforest shower.
Reserve Pool Villas with Ocean View - Similar in size and amenities to the standard Reserve Pool Villas, this decadent accommodation option offers the added romance of a magnificent ocean view.
Royal Beach Villas - These incredibly luxurious rooms cover 120 square metres of space, divided between an oversized king bedroom, ample living and sitting areas, and a bathroom equipped with a jacuzzi, a bathtub and a separate shower. Outside, these rooms boast an infinity pool that overlooks the ocean, personal gardens and a verandah complete with comfortable lounge beds.
Royal Andaman Sea Villas - Although these first-class accommodation options resemble the Royal Beach Villas in terms of size and layout, they additionally include a range of exclusive experiences- from daily spa treatments, to private dining on the beach, to a personal island-hopping excursion.
- Elephant trekking
- Scuba diving
Children are more than welcome at Phulay Bay, where they are invited to take part in the Ritz Kids programme, created by Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society. Through a diverse range of hands-on activities, this programme allows children to discover Krabi’s natural and cultural riches in a way that is both educational and fun.