The Racha, Racha Yai Island, Thailand
The Racha, Thailand’s premier deluxe island hideaway is set on a pristine beach on Racha Island; only 12 miles south of Phuket just 35 minutes by speed boat from Phuket’s Chalong Bay.
The resort features 85 luxurious villas and strives to be recognized as aleader in responsible and environmentally sustainable tourism. Racha Yai Island is known for its natural beauty and is well known for its excellent corals and marine life.
Location and Transfers
The Racha is 12 miles south of Phuket, just 35 minutes by speed boat from Phuket’s Chalong Bay.
Deluxe Villas – laid out in pairs sharing a detached pavilion and are all luxuriously appointed with private terraces and spacious bathrooms; offering both indoor and outdoor shower pleasure. Some feature connecting doors. Floor area measures 43m2 excluding terrace
Grand Deluxe Villas – these individual villas are larger and some of them boast the best sea views on the island. They offer a large living area and a spacious private terrace. Each deluxe villa is superbly designed and features a luxurious bathroom and a rain-shower outside. Floor area measures 54m2 excluding terrace
Grand Deluxe Pool Villas – similar to the Grand Deluxe Villas in layout and furnishing. In addition, they feature a private swimming pool or plunge pool and are located within the prime areas of the resort. Floor area measures 54m2 excluding private pool and terrace
Junior Pool Suites – pamper yourself in the exquisite elegance of the new Junior Pool Suites. These luxuriously appointed pool suites feature the latest in multimedia entertainment and a very private pool with jacuzzi. All villas offer a large bedroom with a King bed and outdoor terraces to enjoy the sea-views. The spacious bathroom comes complete with a relaxing spa bathtub and offers both indoor & outdoor showers. Floor area measures 86m2 excluding terraces
Spa Pool Suites – the luxuriously-appointed Spa Pool Suites feature a large living room and bedroom with a
generous ensuite bathroom offering a combined area of 72m2 (not including the private terrace and outdoor day bed);
and boast an intimately designed 5m x 2.5m indoor/outdoor Jacuzzi pool with spectacular fibre-optic lighting. The large ensuite bathroom offers a jacuzzi bathtub and has indoor showers as well as an outdoor rain shower. A full glass wall allows views of the pool while relaxing in the state-of-the-art living room either on the luxurious sofa or indoor day bed.
These ultra-luxurious villas are centrally located within the resort and feature the latest in villa automation and multimedia entertainment systems
Grand Pool Suites – the large and luxurious Grand Pool Suites feature private infinity-edge swimming pools overlooking
the Andaman Sea, a large sundeck and an open-air relaxation pavilion. All pool suites occupy the prime sites within the resort. Floor area measures 93m2 excl. private pool and terrace
2 Bedroom Grand Pool Suites – the large and luxurious Grand Pool Suites feature private infinity-edge swimming pools overlooking the Andaman Sea, a large sundeck and an open-air relaxation pavilion. All pool suites occupy the prime sites within the resort. Floor area measures 93m2 excl. private pool and terrace
The Lighthouse – one of the World’s Most Unusual Hotel Rooms. The Lighthouse is a superb five storey villa with
private pool, terrace, sun deck and observation lounge offering magnificent 360 degree views over Racha Island and the Andaman Sea. The Lighthouse features two magnificent master bedrooms on the two lowest floors, both with gorgeous bathrooms and Jacuzzis; and two separate additional single rooms on the third and fourth floor, one with a convertible day bed and one with a single bed. Both single rooms share a landscaped outdoor bathroom on the lower ground floor. The villa offers guests state of the art entertainment technology by Bang & Olufsen, a private pool with underwater music, the latest Xbox 360 video game station and complimentary drinks from the private bar. Maximum occupancy is 6 persons
Earth Cafe – contemporary chic international café open for breakfast and dinner serving Western and Thai food in air-conditioned comfort or on the terrace
Fire Grill – located on the pool deck, the fine dining restaurant offers pizza and pasta for lunch and transforms into an elegant dining outlet for dinner
Ice Bar – the perfect place for a cocktail while listening to yourfavourite songs performed by the resort’s band
Sunset Beach Restaurant – casual restaurant serving local specialties and snacks for lunch and fresh barbequed seafood and steaks for dinner right next to the shores of the Andaman Sea
Club Del Mar – the ideal place to soak up some rays, while grooving to the coolest chill-out tunes on the beach or lazing by the pool with its underwater music. Mediterranean cuisine and refreshing cocktails available all day. Relax with a pampering foot or aromatherapy massage at the Chill Spa
Facilities and Activities
Yoga Studio – offering a range of mind/body classes
PADI 5-Star Dive Centre – with a 3m deep purpose-built instructional pool, is fully equipped and offers a variety of dive trips and courses to start you on your dive adventure