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Leeds, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2014

Having stayed at four 5 star hotels in Thailand on our trip the Pimalai was by far the beat all rounder. Set on an idyllic beach remote and vast yet still managed to maintain an atmosphere in the hotel. It was a perfect mix of stillness and the feeling of been peaceful yet the hotel provided great restaurants and various... More 

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

Sawasdee Sophie P from Leeds ; thank you for your very nice review; The name “Pimalai’ is a derivation of the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit and translates, appropriately, as “A little patch of Heaven”; this is a reflection of the stunning natural beauty and tranquility that are found both within the resort and also in its surroundings. So i... More 

Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2014

We have just returned from 12 wonderful nights at Pimalai. This was our third visit and once again we had a fabulous time there. While it is a bit of a journey from Canada, it is well worth the trip. Other locations that North Americans typically go to in the Caribbean, Mexico or Hawaii just don't compare. We highly recommend... More 

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

RM21 - Saswadee & thank you for the review . Thks for returning and for praising the staff ; will be happy to see you back at some stage with extended family . Best wishes to both and my blessings for a healthy arrival. Sunny rgds from Lanta to both. Franck More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2014

My friend and I just spent 4 nights at the lovely Pimalai. We arrived by the resort transfer which was so well organised, I would recomend this transfer to everyone as it is so convenient and worth every penny. We really enjoyed the resort"s pools which have amazing service where you can order drinks from your lounger! We did a... More 

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

Sawasdee Indonesie - Viele Danke! Thank you for great review & happy to read you enjoy being with us. Sunny Rgds from Lanta. Franck More 

Calgary, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2014

We just arrived back from our trip to Thailand. Our stay at Pimalai was the highlight!! Beautiful! Everything was wonderful. The service was personal and excellent. The rooms are very nice, roomy, clean and quiet. The view was really lovely from the balcony. The grounds are beautiful with many nice touches and lots of flowers. While walking around, there was... More 

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

Dear Dan & Marylin - Canada! - thank you for great review and happy to read that you like about everything while here...including monkeys...Indeed for those who will read this reply , we are surrounding by tropical forrest and and we have quite nice wildlife on the resort ; including variety of bugs, buzzing cicadas, fireflies, various types of frogs,... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2014

This was the best place we stayed at on our trip round the region with Andaman Sky, who got us one of the best rooms at the resort at a significantly lower price than we could have booked elsewhere. We also visited 2 other destinations on our tour, but we enjoyed Lanta the best, particularly as Pimalai is so out... More 

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

Sawasdee Shannon T from Brisbane, OZ - thank you for your very nice review ; the agent who booked you here Andaman Sky Adventures will also be pleased to read that they did avery good job with your travel arrangements in Thailand. Indeed, "a little patch of paradise" here for those who are keen to get into destination out off... More 

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32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

Simple: "our little paradise" Amazing hotel, restaurants, massage... our rooms was great and this thai ritual with the flowers on your bed is something that i really miss in Europe !! Great people, great service! And the other thing that I highly appreciated in Pimalai is the waiter that is passing by very often by the sea to provide fresh... More 

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

Thank You Dorita CM - very nice review and well appreciated by all. Thank you for staying with us an hope to see you back in "your little paradise" . Sunny rgds from Lanta. Franck More 

Hitchin, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 April 2014 via mobile

We stayed for a week at this lovely hotel .The rooms were very good and breakfasts were superb. We had two wonderful massages in the spa best I have ever had. The beach is lovely and quiet and beautifully clean. Would be very pricey to eat in the hotel restaurants every night but plenty of small bars and restaurants within... More 

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

Sawasdee Sue G ; thank you very much for your nice review & very happy to read that enjoyed your stay with us in our beautiful place. Even more delighted to read that you intend to return in the future. Sunny Rgds from Lanta. Franck More 

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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2014 via mobile

Having just spent a week at the Pimalai Resort and Spa I would highly recommend going. We genuinely like more boutique hotels and although the resort was large it did have a boutique feel. We stayed in a villa in the jungle with our own pool was out of this world. A very spacious villa with 2 rooms, kitchen and... More 

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

Great review thks . Happy to read you enjoyed your time here and the pool & the stunning sunset sets and i am sure you returned home fitter that when you got here :-). A bit of walking and steps do you good. Look forward seeing you back here & yes sipping a cold Singha beet at Why Not bar... More 

Buckinghamshire, England
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63 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Beautiful hotel, room and grounds, wonderful staff and great food. Loved the individual character of this resort. I am glad the rooms were not a carbon copy of every other 'international' hotel one stays at. The showers had hot water whenever needed and the bed was very comfortable. Everything was scrupulously clean. The downside? The steps. But in reality as... More 

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

Sawasfee Midasfriend from UK - thank you for such long and positive review and informative as well. Much appreciated; i will be delighted to share that review ( amongst all others of course) with the crew especially highlighting the fact that they went a little bit further than the normal call of duty. Sorry to read you missed out on... More 

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2014

again we visited a stunning resort in Thailand ! our travel planners from andaman aventure really picked the most unbelievable places for us ... the pimalai was again above any faults - our kids had a smile on their face the entire time. staff was so attentive and courteous, they arranged for a babysitter so we could go diving near... More 

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Thank you for your review, much appreciated and thank you for highlighting that you enjoyed this very peaceful corner of the planet. Thank you for also letting me know about the outsiders using the resort sunloungers; we will remedy to that situation. As far as the manager is concerned he did, Madame, met you 3 if not 4 times over... More 

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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 )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: $366 - $1,168 (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
Pimalai Resort And Spa Ko Lanta, Krabi
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Ko Lanta
#2 Family Hotel in Ko Lanta
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Ko Lanta
#2 Spa Hotel in Ko Lanta
#2 Luxury Hotel in Ko Lanta
#4 Romantic Hotel in Ko Lanta
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“Do not order rooms here, only villas.”
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 of 5 bubbles AlexT995, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Aim to stay on the lower side of the hill closer to the beach! Request a sea-view room.”
 of 5 bubbles jrab726, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor rooms are better in deluxe rooms, ask for an ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles Snoobles, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Sea View is great !”
 of 5 bubbles Stephanieboucard77, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“. Standard rooms are fine. We stayed in 208 & would request again. Quiet, central location with good view”
 of 5 bubbles Simmy2016, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
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