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Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pimalai delivered up on expectations. The service was excellent. Never seen such a commitment. The food was great all the time. The spa is very professional. There is enough space for everyone at the beach. I recommend going to Pimalai for staying there and enjoying the resort and the neighbourhood. They have a good gym and yoga lessons. For a...

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FranckDeLestapis, General Manager at Pimalai Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Petur P - great review and nice to see highlighted the excellent service and how staff are committed to deliver. Thank you for the visit. Sunny regard from all @ Pimalai. \ \

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

As near perfection as any reasonable person could need. The whole week had only one defect....a slightly over boiled egg served in the eggs benedict. yes that's the only defect I detected! The staff are so cheerful and happy. They are very proud of their business and nothing is any trouble. I almost never return to anywhere as life is...

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FranckDeLestapis, General Manager at Pimalai Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Catastrophe ! Sacrebleu! Thank you for letting us know about the over boiled egg .... Chef Neng will certainly look at that with her team. Thank you Phil987ip, nice review and yes try to be as close as perfect, though not that easy to reach . At least it seems we are on the right tracks. Very happy to read...

glasgow
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for the second time at Pimalai, having had a fantastic holiday there last year. ROOM We were lucky to stay in a new bay view, lovely interior design and great view of the bay.Very quiet and comfortable . Loved seeing birds butterflies and monkeys in the surrounding trees. RESTAURANTS As we found before the food was amazing. The...

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FranckDeLestapis, General Manager at Pimalai Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you ScotcatGlaswgow/ Chris and karen - nice review to read and especially for highlighting the staff. Will pass on . Thank you for returning to see us . Good luck with Rugby ! Sunny regards from all @ Pimalai

Southern california
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family stayed at the resort for three nights in early January and enjoyed every minutes, even the pouring rain on arrival. We had two rooms, one was of the lowest category room and the second was a beach front villa. The regular room is nothing special but it was large and comfortable for our three teens. The beachfront villa...

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FranckDeLestapis, General Manager at Pimalai Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Igetaroundconb - great review & glad to read we are right up there.! Sunny regards from all @ Pimalai.

Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a week in Jan 2017. We took the hotel shuttle bus from Krabi airport. Bus took us to the pier, where the journey continued with a speedboat. The bus was one of the nicest I've ever been in Thailand, and the driver was not in a mission to overtake everybody. The boat trip was also nice, even...

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FranckDeLestapis, General Manager at Pimalai Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Ptrajam - a good review and good to praise the van driver from the airport ; he will be pleased to know about that. Re, village next door we are working on it and trying to get things moving with the local authorities - and it is not a simple affair.... Sunny regards from all @ Pimalai.

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel deserve its stars. Other then the excellent service the two out of the three restaurant that we tried were really good. The Seafood restaurant on the beach has probably a Michelin star because it is the only way I can explain a so perfect dishes we had the night of our arrival. Their wine cave has exceller selection...

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FranckDeLestapis, General Manager at Pimalai Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Zeremadrepravia. nice review and than you highlighting the quality of the cuisine.! Nice to read. And yes nice wines are nowadays made in Thailand - worth the try. Sunny regards from all @ Pimalai.

Newport
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to this place a few times before for lunch but never actually stayed here so this was our first time visiting with 2 children 4 years and 1 years ...... the location is superb with each of the rooms surrounded by thick jungle and having its own beach with many local amenities a short walk away. The beach side...

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FranckDeLestapis, General Manager at Pimalai Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Simon T for the nice review . Indeed we have little choice for very young kids and have no plan to set up a kids club. If there are any ideas that you think could be suitable you may get them forwarded via our reservation email. We can always consider. Sunny regards from all @ Pimalai.

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Resort its big and beautiful!. Service is great but feels a bit isolated and it was a hike from Krabi. ! hour to the jetty from the airport and 1 hour from jetty to resort. A bit far and isolated if you're traveling alone, but perfect and romantic for couples. Great reception, manager was very nice and staff gives you...

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FranckDeLestapis, General Manager at Pimalai Resort and Spa, responded to this review

thank you Kalifa282003 - nice review - yes may be a bit isolated but perhaps that 's what people looking for more and more as opposed to crowded and noisy places. We have family over school holidays period , otherwise very few kids in house. Perhaps we might see you again after all. Sunny regards from all @ Pimalai.

Cornwall UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed a week wished to stay much longer. Incredible staff are so attentive it could be irritating but they smile and smile and appear happy to see even an ageing Brit daily! Food and beverage manager Marko and his staff are a wonder. he is a very pleasant host as befits a man from Sardinia thank you so much for...

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FranckDeLestapis, General Manager at Pimalai Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you THiggsCornwallUk . nice review and thank you for praising the crew . We are trying to be fault free... very difficult ... but at least it is good to know we are on the right track. Sunny regards from all @ Pimalai.

Khao Lak, Thailand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Pimalai to celebrate my wife's birthday and were treated as superstars. Welcomed by the GM Mister Franck and checked in directly in our Pool Villa. The same day we went down to the beach at Rak Talay and enjoyed a perfect sunset during Happy Hour under supervision of Khun Mai. The next day we went for a...

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Thank you Francois D for the great review ; and pleased to read that you enjoyed our cuisine. & thks for highlighting the food and beverage team Sunny regards from all @ Pimalai.

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
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 

Additional Information about Pimalai Resort and Spa

Address: 99 Moo 5, Ba Kan Tiang Beach, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Lanta
Price Range: $221 - $1,077 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Pimalai Resort and Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Pimalai Hotel Ko Lanta
Pimalai Resort Ko Lanta
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Ko Lanta
#2 Luxury Hotel in Ko Lanta
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Ko Lanta
#2 Spa Hotel in Ko Lanta
#2 Family Hotel in Ko Lanta
#4 Romantic Hotel in Ko Lanta
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“Row 7xx of the pool villas is recommended for those who want privacy and to live next to the rainforest. Plus the view is great here, too.”
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