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Relax Bay Resort
Ranked #19 of 85 Hotels in Ko Lanta
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed February 17, 2017

Nice huts in beautiful garden, with fine pool primarily for children. Great beach with small huts. Snorkling possible. Fine restaurant. Breakfast with 'everything', including cheese. Friendly, serviceminded staff.

  • Stayed: February 2017, traveled with family
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1  Thank klauseggert
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Reviewed February 2, 2017

Great resort, so relaxing, super friendly staff and very reactive on emails. The beach is amazing, the restaurant and bar are great too. Bungalow was big and clean and only 20 metres from from the beach! Will come back!

  • Stayed: January 2017, traveled with friends
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1  Thank Raphaël Z
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alainrelax, Owner at Relax Bay Resort, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2017

Hello Raphael.

Thanks for the 5 starr.
And ill tell Niab about your comment on the mil response. Takes him 7-8 hours a day to answer. really, no kidding. We have Ac in our office, but... 7-8 hours in a office in paradise.... one wonders... I must say, i did it too, but he is better.

but yeah, we do ave some professional proudness to. customers are customers. We try to avoid the ; "PRESS ONE FOR .... PRESS TWO FOR.... And then TUUT-TUUUT-TUUUT.... and then..

have a nice day.
alain

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Reviewed January 30, 2017

This beautiful tropical beach resort has everything and is truly relaxing. We booked one night and stayed for twelve. Food and service is outstanding and the location perfect (small bay with only a few small resorts and one great bar/restaurant). It will be closing in two years time and will be redeveloped by Chinese owners, so I would highly recommend a visit before this happens.

Room Tip: Nearer the beach or tropical pool have the best views
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  • Stayed: January 2017, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank AndrewLAnthony
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Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

It is one of those places that you want to rate badly so that people don't keep going and it preserves as amazing as it is.
Yes there is no electricity during the day and no hot water, but the experience of being in such a gorgeous place overcomes that easily. The only thing that could definitely be improved is the food and the prices of it as the restaurant is the only option around and they take advantage of that.
Advice, when they say don't keep food in rooms, you might think it's because they just want you to spend more money on the restaurant, the reality is that the monkeys will come and steal it if they smell it , so lock your doors and windows properly.

Stayed: January 2017, traveled as a couple
1  Thank Paloma V
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Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to Relax Bay. A wonderful quiet and relaxing place to stay. You have a lovely private beach and bar to enjoy. Very convenient location if you want to be just outside the main busier areas, but only a short motor bike ride away if you want to venture out as we did. I would say the drinks/food are a bit on the expensive side compared to the bars/restaurant in the villages outside the resort. Also what we did notice, there were many more families with small children here than the last time we were here - our visit was in January - this was not in any way a problem for us, but if you wanted (quiet no children resort) this is not for you. As they can get a bit 'noisy' especially at breakfast we found. We love this place and would certainly recommend the place

Stayed: January 2017, traveled as a couple
1  Thank Pearlie22
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Additional Information about Relax Bay Resort

Address: 111 Moo 2 | AO Phrae Ae - Koh Lanta, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Lanta
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Ko Lanta
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Ko Lanta
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Ko Lanta
Price Range: ₱2,856 - ₱4,673 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Relax Bay Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Relax bay is not your average hotel. If you look for a traditional hotel with AC, concrete walls and all amenities you can find in any deluxe hotel anywhere in the world. Well, we are not the place to be. Our rooms are Huts, spaced between 5 and 10 m from each other and set in a as Jungle-ish possible setting. There is almost no concrete and we constructed our bungalows under the trees. This means they are in the shade. Furthermore the grass-type roofs are overhanging and give protection against the sun and around the bungalows we planted flowers and plants to block out the sun. Shade means coolness but also darkness. Bamboo, a living natural product also soaks up the moisture in the air. We air the rooms, but they always smell a bit Bamboo-ish. They do not smell damp and not well kept, they smell natural.Our roofs are made from grass, so they disintegrate after a time. They are not as waterproof as concrete, or tar roofs. However they are much cooler. and they look much better. Prices on the net should be the same everywhere , but you are best served by making a direct reservation at the hotel. ... more   less 
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