Phulay Bay, A Ritz Carlton Reserve

Krabi, West coast beaches and islands, Thailand

At a Glance

  • 54 spacious rooms and villas with an elegant design

  • Phulay Bay overlooks the beautiful limestone karsts of Phang Nga Bay

  • Plenty of activities on offer including kayaking around the mangroves of Ao Thalane

  • Ritz Kids programme will ensure younger guests are entertained

  • The hotel boasts an ESPA spa with its own café serving delicious juices, herbal teas and healthy food

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The driest months with also a a tropical climate in Krabi are from December to March. November and April are also good months to visit and you may get some rain, although it is outside of the monsoon season. May to October is the monsoon with downpours occurring once or twice a day, rather than constant rain.

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Insider's View

Enjoy yoga in the grand floating reception area at night time, which is lit with candles around all the walls

Head to the beach bar every evening for a chance to learn something unique to Thai culture like traditional Thai dance, puppeteering, or sand design.

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Enter the realms of peaceful luxury at Phulay Bay, a Ritz Carlton Reserve. Featuring 54 villas and pavilions, the resort looks out onto the Andaman Sea and the beautiful limestone karsts of Phang Nga Bay. Enjoy a tropical escape from it all here.

Phulay Bay, a Ritz Carlton Reserve is an elegant sanctuary in Krabi on Thailand's southern coast. Mixing Middle Eastern heritage with a modern Thai style, it will surpass expectations.

54 elegant rooms make up Phulay Bay, each varying in size and style but all designed with luxurious comfort in mind. Guests opting for a villa enjoy the benefit of having their own private butler whilst the Ocean Pavilions have private rooftops offering fantastic sunset views over the sea. Whatever room you choose, the dedicated staff will ensure your every whim is catered to.

The hotel was designed by local architect Lek Bunnag and the grounds that look onto the bay filled with banyan trees, bougainvillea and frangipani give an oasis of calm, carefully looked after by the staff. The infinity pool is just as inviting, enjoy drinks and light bites by the pool before an afternoon spa treatment.

How ever you wish to spend your day, be it exploring the islands or enjoy a head to toe pampering, your evening should begin with sundowners at Chomtawan Bar before dining at one of the hotel's many restaurants. With a spectacular location over Phang Nga Bay, this is a perfect hotel for families or couples.

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There are a number of different categories of rooms and villas. Choose from tropical garden suites with verandas and outdoor tubs, private villas scattered along the beach, or the Reserve and Royal pool villas found along the hillside.


Children are extremely welcome at Phulay Bay, a Ritz Carlton Reserve. The Ritz Kids programme offers an engaging and immersive experience to keep your little ones entertained. Baby cots can be fitted into rooms for free whilst extra beds can be arranged with a small cost.


There are many dining options available at Phulay Bay, a Ritz Carlton Reserve. Choose from six bar and restaurants including Thai restaurant Sri Trang, fresh seafood at Lae Lay or a private dining experience on the beach. Make sure to try a cocktail and enjoy sundowners at Chomtawan Bar.


Jampoon offers a wide variety of mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Dine at the Chef’s Table and be close to all the action.

Lae Lay

Surrounded by water, Lae Lay Pavilion serves fresh seafood in a memorable setting overlooking the Andaman Sea.

Sri Trang

Sri Trang is the hotel's traditional Thai restaurant which boasts a modern, minimalist setting.

Plai Fah

Plai Fah is an infinity pool bar offering light bites and snacks during the day.


Sunset Lounge offers casual all-day dining as well as comfortable seating ideal for sundowners.

Dining Beyond

Explore the tastes of Thailand with Phulay Bay's private dining experience. The Executive Chef will tailor your menu to your exact preferences, served to you at The Chef's table.

The 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.


Kayak around the mangroves of Ao Thalane, visit Hong Island by longtail boat or spend your time enjoying the hotel's facilities. There's Muay Thai boxing sessions, yoga and tai chi or cycling, diving and hobie cats to rent. For those just wanting some rejuvenation, a visit to the ESPA spa is a must and try the Signature Phulay Bay Scrub which uses lemongrass to exfoliate and revive your skin.



Louise Canton (Staff)

This luxurious beach retreat is on the edge of Krabi's national park where you can hike the famous nearby mountain for incredible views. The hotel itself is wonderfully peaceful and looks out on to the scenic limestone karsts. Enjoy the picturesque beach on the grounds or hop on the complimentary boat provided every morning to visit the beautifully sandy beach on the rarely visited Koh Jum Island.

Location & directions

Krabi, West coast beaches and islands, Thailand

Phulay Bay, a Ritz Carlton Reserve can be found on the beach of Nong Thale, Krabi. Krabi lies on the Andaman coast in the south west of Thailand.

How to get there

Krabi International Airport is approximately 1-hour's drive away and is served by numerous daily direct flights to Bangkok.

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