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Thailand, South Thailand, Koh Lanta
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Belonging to the Small Luxury Hotels of the World label, the exclusive Pimalai Resort & Spa is ideally situated on the Ba Kan Tiang Bay in the south of Koh Lanta island. Rooms and villas harmoniously mingle with lush vegetation and coconut palms in a beautifully manicured tropical garden. The peaceful 900-meter long sandy beach stretches along the resort. The transfer by car and boat lasts about 2 hours. The Krabi airport is about 70 kilometers away.


The resort is divided into two parts between which runs a quiet road. Rooms, suites and Beach Villas lay in the lower part of the resort while Pool Villas are situated in the upper part (easily accessible with a golf cart). Thanks to their specific location 60 meters above the sea level, they offer stunning views of the bay. All rooms and suites are fitted with the following amenities : air conditioning, in-room safe, mini bar, tea and coffee machines, bathtub, separate shower, hair-dryer and bathrobes, satellite TV, access to internet, telephone, CD/DVD player, balcony or terrace. The following categories are available :
-65 Deluxe Rooms (48 m2)
View of the garden or part sea view
Accommodates 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child under 12

-4 Bay front Deluxe (70 m2)
Situated on the beach with a view of the sea
Accommodates 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child under 12

-2 One-Bedroom-Pavilion Suites (110 m2)
Separate living-room and extra outdoor shower
Accommodates 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child under 12

-4 One-Bedroom Beach Villas (150 m2)
Separate living-room, balcony and terrace, 55-square-meter swimming pool (available for the residents of 3 villas), situated on the beach
Accommodates 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child under 12

-26 One-Bedroom Pool Villas (204 m2)
Separate living-room, kitchenette, sala, 22-square-meter swimming pool, dramatic view of the sea
Accommodates 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child under 12


The Pimalai Resort & Spa hosts several exquisite restaurants ; guests also have the option of dining in their room or their own villa.
-Baan Pimalai Restaurant : Thai and European cuisines ; open all day long
-Spice’n Rice : Thai specialties ; open for dinner
-Rak Talay Beach Bar & Restaurant : light dishes and seafood specialties ; open for lunch until dinner
-The Seven Seas Restaurant : fusion cuisine with a breathtaking view ; open for breakfast, in the afternoon and for dinner
-The Banyan Tree Café : international dishes ; open all day long
-Pool Bar : drinks and snacks
-Lobby Bar : cocktails

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Sports and Wellness

The resort holds two swimming pools and a whirlpool tub. Besides non-motorized water sports like kayaking and windsurfing, guests can hire boats. Belonging to the resort, the PADI diving center is open from November until April. Sports addicts can also use the fitness center and the tennis courts. The hotel can also organize mountain biking and trekking. Nestled in a beautiful exotic garden, the Pimalai Spa pampers wellness seekers with aromatherapy and many other relaxing treatments.


Guest services include : a boutique, a library, access to internet, laundry service, excursion bookings, DVD rental, cooking school and car rental service. The resort has several conference and ball rooms which can accommodate up to 180 people and are perfectly suited for business and private events.

Our Opinion:

Here is the most luxurious resort in Koh Lanta ! We personally think the villas are among the most attractive in Thailand. The resort is a true paradise both for honeymooners (choose the peaceful villas with breathtaking views of the sea) and families (we recommend the lower part of the resort).