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Krabi Accommodation | Luxury Krabi resort deals

The luxury Krabi resort is only a recent phenomenon. These 5 star resort have only been created in the last 10 years. This means luxury Krabi resorts are the latest in design and meet the tastes of the most discerning. Where these resorts have found the headlines has been their location.

Sheraton Krabi Beach Resort

Sheraton Krabi Beach Resort

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Krabi Province is the new place on the block that has not been on the radar of travellers looking for a luxury holiday. As the massive tourist destination of Phuket with it's luxury resorts has dominated the accommodation scene on the south and west of Thailand, few have ventured beyond. As the absorbing and beautiful natural scenery of Krabi has become more well known, the need for quality has ensured the development of a whole string of luxury Krabi resorts built along the shoreline north of Ao Nang.

Krabi Province is the underdeveloped hinterland of Phuket and has all the charms of the rustic and rural setting. Large mountains ranges, cliff scenery, caves, fjord-like inlets, and views out on to the Phang Nga Bay studded with islands create a land that is lost in time, a place where you are stimulated just to go for a drive in a boat or a car. Simple villages in the rubber tree and palm forests tend their crops and go on as they have been doing for decades.

The Rayavadee Ao-nang on Railay Beach, Cape Phra Nang was the first luxury Krabi resort to establish and set down the mark of excellence. Set amongst a natural amphitheatre of karst cliff scenery on Railay beach, this get away luxury property is worth looking at. Close to the 3 beaches of Railay, the National Park, the mountainous Phrang Peninsula and centered on the village famous for rock climbing, the Rayavadee Ao-nang has enjoys a unique luxury Krabi resort location. Elegant rooms, fine dining and a wonderful spa are the perfect back drop for one of Thailand's finest resorts.

In the last few years Krabi province has developed it's infrastructure and worked with international developers to create a new theme of luxury Krabi resort, often internationally branded, further up the coast from Ao Nang.

Luxury Krabi resort

The Amari Vogue Krabi, Phulay Bay A Ritz Carlton Reserve, Sheraton Krabi Beach Resort, Nakamanda Resort And Spa typify the quality of the luxury Krabi resort. These resorts isolated and quiet, far from the resort centers of Ao Nang and Railay Beach allow the visitor a chance to unwind properly. Looking out onto the Phang Nga Bay and seeing a shimmering ocean view studded with islands is a pleasure that mesmerizes and stays with ones memories for a long time.

These luxury Krabi resorts make the most of their isolation and often appeal to those who want to do nothing, get in touch with themselves, perhaps take a yoga course. The spa features are very popular and focus on the wellbeing of the guests. This ensures that when they leave they are ready again, centered, prepared for the big bad world.

Luxury Krabi resort deals

The best luxury Krabi resort deals will always take into consideration the seasonal change in prices between November to April and May until October. The room rates are between 10% and 40% cheaper May till October with the Rayavadee Ao-nang being 16%, and the Amari Vogue Krabi being 40% cheaper. If you are travelling in the months of May, July or August (often by far the better low season weather than June and September), it will pay to have a quick look and compare.

Another point of note is that a luxury Krabi resort will have the room quality and facilities for all room types and it is often the location or size of the room near the beach that effects price. There can be a superb saving by taking a room type one below where you normally accept.

hotelATM.com has a Krabi deals page that highlights the various offers from the resorts. hotelATM looks to show any of the Free Night Specials, Fixed Night Promotions, Special Discounts, Early Bird Offers Honeymoon offers that hotels and resorts give. These offers change during the season and from year to year.

Finally hotelATM.com offers its own personal luxury Krabi resort deals. If you stay 15 days you will only pay 14. This is a 6.7% reduction in price which applies any time of the year but is not on top of any resort promotion. See the example for the Rayavadee Ao-nang deal.


Last Updated: 19 Mar 2012