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The Racha

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On the beach, white sand, free beach shuttle, sun loungers
On the beach, white sand, free beach shuttle, sun loungers
3 outdoor pools, open 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
3 outdoor pools, open 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Overview of The Racha

VIP Access
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The Racha

5.0 star property

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
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83130, Phuket, Ko Racha Yai, 42/12-13 Moo 5 Rawai

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRawai Beach4 min drive
  • Popular LocationNai Harn Beach8 min drive
  • Popular LocationBanana Beach14 min drive

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About this area

Ko Racha Yai

Located in Ko Racha Yai, The Racha is on the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Batok Beach and Banana Beach. Phuket Zoo and Dino Park Mini Golf are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Rawai Beach - 4 min drive
  • Nai Harn Beach - 8 min drive
  • Banana Beach - 14 min drive
  • Chalong Bay - 15 min drive
  • Kata Noi Beach - 25 min drive

About this property

The Racha

Upscale resort on the beach, with 3 outdoor swimming pools
Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at The Racha's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 3 restaurants.
The Racha offers 85 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and minibars. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. LED televisions come with satellite channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Housekeeping is provided daily.

An outdoor tennis court, a health club, and complimentary bicycles are featured at the resort. 3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Anumba Spa has 8 treatment rooms. Services include sports massages, Thai massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.
The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Languages spoken

Chinese (Mandarin), English, Thai

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safety and Health Administration (Thailand)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) from 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free beach shuttle

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:30 AM
  • 3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 bars/lounges, 1 beach bar and 1 poolside bar
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • Earth Cafe
  • Fire Grill
  • Sunset Beach

Things to do

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Boat tours
  • Canoeing
  • Children's pool
  • Ecotours
  • Fishing
  • Fitness center
  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Full-service spa
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain biking
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Tennis
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 8 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Couples dining
  • Renovated entire property - December 2018
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

  • DVD player
  • LED TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

Guests must transfer via boat to the property; guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
This property is only accessible by boat. Guests must arrive at Racha Lounge, next to Chalong Pier, 30 minutes prior to boat departure (surcharge). Racha Lounge is located at 42/12-13 Moo 5, Rawai, Muang, Phuket 83130, approximately 60 minutes from Phuket International Airport. The once daily boat from Chalong Bay to Racha departs at 1 PM. Guests landing in Phuket after 11:30 AM are advised to book a local hotel room. The once daily return boat from Racha to Chalong Bay, departs are at 11:30 AM. For stays of 5 paid nights or more, the shared boat shuttle service does not have a charge. Private speedboat transfers (surcharge) may also be arranged from 7 AM - 5:30 PM, subject to weather conditions. Guests must reserve boat transfer (private or shuttle) 72 hours in advance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for THB 2100.00 per night

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Boat transfer per adult: THB 2330 (roundtrip)
  • Boat transfer per child: THB 1165 (roundtrip), (from 4 to 11 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: THB 1942 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: THB 2100.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No onsite parking is available
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility

Property is also known as

Hotel Racha
Racha Resort Ko Racha Yai
Racha Resort
Racha Ko Racha Yai

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 263 out of 369 reviews
5 - Excellent 71%
Rating 4 - Good. 73 out of 369 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 24 out of 369 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 369 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 369 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.7/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful view.
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Superb location!
Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Magnificent stay and hotel
The hotel and the staff are just perfect. Everyday the staff has kind attentions. The beach is beautiful, the food delicious and the villas have high European comfort standards. We were so delighted that we extended our stay twice!
Stayed 7 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great service
It was perfect and nice. The only thing to comment is the turist comming in with boats every day to see the island on the beach and They where very loud, even made the beach dirty. That was not relaxing. But the resort was amazing and great service.
Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2020