Phulay Bay, A Ritz Carlton Reserve

For those who appreciate pure luxury.

A hidden retreat, Phulay Bay's setting in  southern Thailand is truly special. Close by is the Andaman sea, lush jungles, ethereal beaches and crystal-clear waterfalls.

On arrival, your first impression will be of a magnificent Thai pavilion where you will be met and whisked off to your luxurious accommodation. Take in the peaceful gardens and start to relax into a slower pace of life. Here you can do as much or as little as you desire. Try kayaking to get a unique view of the limestone cliffs that Krabi is known for, or take a jungle walk that leads you to the National Park and ends at the top of Naga Mountain. If all that is a little too strenuous – how about candlelight yoga, where candles, aromatherapy oils and relaxing music are used to completely unwind your mind. A visit to the Phulay Bay Spa should be high on your list of things to do, experience extraordinary spa treatments which will leave you in a blissful state of relaxation.

There are six dining options to choose from, some offering well known western dishes, some offering more local cuisine, but all delivering an exciting culinary voyage. If you wish to design your own culinary adventure, whether it is a barbecue on the beach, a romantic sunset dinner for two, or simply a picnic while exploring Krabi's natural beauty, it can all be arranged for you.

Hayes & Jarvis Rating

Guide Price

£1,729 per person
Hotel Category
Indulgent
Location Type
Beach
TripAdvisor Review
Tripadvisor rating 1031 Reviews
Krabi Thailand

Hotel highlights

  • A Ritz Carlton Reserve
  • Close to natural attractions including coral reefs, forests, caves and waterfalls

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    11:00
  • 54 rooms

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Boutique
  • Iconic
  • Luxury Collection

Board Basis Options

  • Half Board
  • Bed & Breakfast

For Families

  • Kid's Club

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

Phulay Bay, A Ritz Carlton Reserve

  • Beach
  • Approx. 45 minutes transfer from Krabi airport.
1031 Reviews 88% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 845
  • Very Good 114
  • Average 38
  • Poor 22
  • Terrible 12

What to Expect

  • Sleep Quality
  • Location
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Jul 31, 2019

Paradise found

Marlow, United Kingdom

Where does one even start? I spend my life travelling and in hotels all over the world, and have stayed in many that consider themselves the best - they all could take some lessons from Ruby Garcia and the team at Phulay Bay. I rarely if ever do reviews, but this time I really feel I want to. From the first moment we arrived in the beautiful welcome area (there is no reception!) Ruby Garcia her team made us feel way more than welcome, at ease and at home. With adjoining Reserve Pool Villas our teenage daughters next door were wonderfully looked after by Tanya, their Ton Hong (butler) who also became a friend. We equally found a friend in Sabai. Together they made everything feel no trouble at all, and made sure even the tiniest of details were covered, at any time. Their suggestions for activities and trips, along with their passion for their work and their culture shone through, making it truly memorable. Movie night on the beach with popcorn and fruit, morning pilates or stretching by the sea, the early boat to Hong Island (well worth it, as you really do beat the rush), towel folding lessons and even soap carving made it a very relaxed, fun and personal experience. The staff are exceptional. Aek and the rest of the pool team were fabulous, making you truly feel relaxed, at ease and preparing great food and creative drinks. Did I say Food and Drink? From the beautiful breakfasts through to stunning Thai food and seafood in the restaurants, Tui-Tui and her colleagues made everything so special. From day one wherever we went our preferences were remembered - and the sunset BBQ on our last night really touched our hearts with the thoughtfulness of Tui-Tui and the others. Our stay was broken with a 2 night trip to another hotel in Krabi - in the jungle in Railay Bay, and though this too was special in a different way, returning to Phulay Bay felt like coming home. Phulay Bay is truly a phenomenal place. Normally we stay in one hotel on holiday then move on to the next, enjoying each for their charm but rarely looking back. This time we didn’t want to leave, and spent our last days working out when we would return. We will be back. Don’t think twice, just do it.
Jul 27, 2019

FIRST CLASS

Macau, China

The overall experience at Phulay bay has been exceptional. The attention to perfect the stay by every team member we encountered was remarkable. Our butler Subai is definitely a star, sincere genuine and caring . This place Would definitely be our home again hopefully sooner once the monsoon is gone. Having said this we had all what we needed to fun while there was no sun :) do yourself a favor and book a Royal villa to experience the ultimate Phulay bay thai inspired top notch experience paired with exceptional food and beverage and spa offering.
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Phulay Bay, A Ritz Carlton Reserve

Facilities

Phulay Bay Spa

The spa is a unique oasis blending the soothing rhythms of the Andaman sea with extra ordinary treatments. Modern and ancient therapies are combined to offer Thai, Asian and European experiences. Relax in one of our 11 treatment rooms next to the lagoon while you indulge in a journey into traditionally inspired Thai, Asian and European treatment experiences. With packages available for the whole family - even kids treatments - this is a great opportunity for everyone to discover overall well being.

Phulay Bay, A Ritz Carlton Reserve

Room Types

Reserve Pavilion

Your Reserve pavilion comes with a generous 84 square metres of living space. Elegantly decorated with contemporary Thai flair.
Set within the gardens you have a spacious outdoor verandah with lounge beds. Inside the room is an oversized king bed aswell as an indulgent, oversized bath, big enough for two.
Extra luxuries within the room include iPod dock, DVD player and premium movie channel. For your comfort cotton and silk bathrobes and slippers are provided.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Ocean Pavilion

Your Reserve pavilion comes with 67 square metres of living space. Elegantly decorated with contemporary Thai flair.
Set within the gardens you will have stunning ocean views from your spacious outdoor verandah which is furnished with lounge beds. Inside the room is an oversized king bed aswell as an indulgent, oversized bath, big enough for two.
Extra luxuries within the room include iPod dock, DVD player and premium movie channel.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Beach Villa

Your Beach villa comes with 50 square metres of living space. Elegantly decorated with contemporary Thai flair.
Set Close to the beach you will have stunning ocean views from your extremely spacious sundeck which is furnished withlounge beds and your very own Jacuzzi.
Inside the room luxurious pillows and fine linens dress your oversized king bed. And what better way to bathe than in your private outdoor, oversized bath.
Extra luxuries within the room include iPod dock, DVD player and premium movie channel.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
Phulay Bay, A Ritz Carlton Reserve

Food & Drink

Raw Bar

The Raw bar introduces a revolutionary culinary concept with a light and healthy menu of specially prepared delights with the emphasis on organic, freshly grown and prepared raw produce. Freshly made juices, mocktails and herbal teas are served with their therapeutic and nutritional properties stated. If you are looking for weight loss or just to detox a little, consultations are available from the from the chef. These programmes can be tailor made to suit your individual requirements.

Jampoon

Jampoon offers delectable international cuisine. Enjoy watching the chef table with live action cooking entertains and gives insight as to how delicacies are created. From the finest steaks, cooked to perfection to delicate and mouth watering vegetarian options - you will be spoilt for choice. Opening Hours: Breakfast: 6:30-11:00am Lunch: 12-3:00pm Dinner: 6-10:30pm Dress code: Breakfast/Lunch, the dress code for breakfast is casual. Shirts, shoes and bathing suit cover ups are required. Dinner: The dress code for dinner is resort upscale. Bathing suits, sleeveless t-shirts,shorts and flip flops are not permitted.

Lea Lay

Lae Lay specialises in seafood with a modern twist. How does bloody mary crab salad sound or maybe you will try homemade tiger prawn ravioli. The setting is romantic and memorable.You will be surrounded by water, face the natural park islands and be illuminated by exotic traditional hanging lamps.

Sri Trang

Sri Trang offers authentic Thai cuisine, and specialises in dishes specific to the Krabi area.The setting is modern and minimalist, and you can be sure to receive a warm and friendly Thai welcome. Dress code: Dinner:The dress code for dinner is resort upscale. Bathing suits, sleeveless t-shirts, men shorts and flip flops are not permitted.

Chomtawan

Chomtawan is the perfect place to watch the sun set over the Andaman sea. Lay back on the plush lounge beds, with a tropical cocktail in hand. Every Saturday night you can meet Koko, the the year-old baby elephant. Casual dining is available during the day

Plai Fah

Sit back and enjoy a cool, refreshing drink after a relaxing swim. Plai Fah is the place to grab familiar dishes - but with a Thai influence. Pizza, salads and sandwiches are all freshly made here.

Private Dining

When a special occasion requires an extra special setting, there are many awe-inspiring locations around the resort where you may dine in a memorable and private spot. For example - how about a BBQ on the beach, surrounded by torches, and your own chef preparing mouthwatering dishes just for you. Or be enchanted in the candle light pavilion, where the walls are adorned by hundreds of candles, and soft music accompanies your romantic dinner.

Phulay Bay, A Ritz Carlton Reserve

Special Offers

Honeymoon offer

Honeymoon Offer

Honeymooners receive:

Romantic bath ritual with petals and candles and one complimentary cocktail per person at Chomtalay Bar.

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