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Phulay Bay, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Thailand, Krabi

Good for Couples
Child Friendly

  • Located on southern Thailand’s white sandy west coast
  • A range of fantastic restaurants with sea views
  • Activities for both couples and families
  • Vast infinity pool overlooking the ocean

Ritz-Carlton’s Phulay Bay Reserve is nestled amongst the rugged coastline of Krabi, Thailand. With spectacular views of the teal blue Andaman Sea and a backdrop of lush jungle, this peaceful sanctuary offers the perfect luxury getaway. Take a break from basking in the tropical Thai sun and embark on a day trip to one of the many nearby islands or try your hand at some water sports. Finish the day with a herb infused massage and a delectable meal at one of the resort’s superb restaurants.

From kids’ clubs to scuba diving, Phulay Bay will cater to all of your needs. Accommodation at Phulay Bay is incomparable. All pavilions and villas are equipped with deluxe king size beds and unique rainforest showers. Couples should opt for the Beach Villa to enjoy sea views and a soothing, private whirlpool.


Bars & Restaurants


Sit back, relax and watch a tropical sunset at Chomtawan. This open lounge is the perfect setting for after dinner cocktails. Be sure to dine on a Saturday to meet a special visitor, Koko the baby elephant.

Open: 09:00–23:00

The dress code for this restaurant is pool casual. Bathing suit cover-ups and shoes are optional.


Savour the taste of the Mediterranean at this intimate restaurant. Live cooking shows take place from the ‘Chef’s Table’, providing entertainment and insight into how the dishes are created.

Open: 06:30–11:00, 12:00–15:00 and 18:00–22:30

The dress code is casual, although bathing suits and sleeveless t-shirts are not permitted.

Lae Lay

With spectacular sea views from the dining room and an intimate rooftop lounge, Lae Lay is the perfect place for a romantic dinner for two. Specialising in seafood, dishes are fresh and locally sourced.

Open: 18:00–22:30

The dress code is casual, although bathing suits, sleeveless t-shirts and flip flops are not permitted.

Sri Trang

Dine at Sri Tang for authentic Thai cuisine served in the traditional ‘family style’. A range of dishes are available, all incorporating the very best of Thailand’s ingredients and flavours.

Open: 18:00–22:30

The dress code for this restaurant is Resort Upscale. Bathing suits, sleeveless t-shirts, shorts and flip flops are not permitted.


Grab a bite to eat at this poolside bar. A range of traditional and international cuisines are available, as well as an impressive list of Plaifah’s signature cocktails.

Open: 09:00–18:00

The dress code is pool casual. Bathing suit cover ups and shoes are optional.

Beach & Pools


Set directly on the beach, Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, offers the chance to fully immerse yourself in the beautiful natural settings of Thailand.


Lie back and relax in the comfortable sun loungers by the azure infinity pool. Surrounded by wooden decking and waving palm trees, this pool is picture perfect.

For Families

Kids Club

Arts, crafts and exploration are at the heart of the Ritz Kids’ Club. Blending education and fun, children can enjoy an enriching experience here.

Spa & Wellness

Spa and Fitness Centre

Expert therapists help guests achieve ultimate relaxation at the Phulay Bay Spa. Using both ancient and modern treatments, a full brochure of massages and rituals are available.

Fitness Centre

Head to the hotel’s fitness centre, where you can make the most of the cardio and strength machines and keep up your regimes.

Activities & Entertainment

Daytime Activities

Krabi is renowned for its caves so daring guests should opt for rock climbing or kayaking. Alternatively, take a day trip to one of the 200 neighbouring islands or attend a blissful yoga class.

About the location

Phulay Bay, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve, is located in beautiful Krabi, which can be found along 150km coastline. It features spectacular beaches fringed by fascinating limestone cliffs, as well as glorious white and gold sands where you can spend long lazy days sipping cocktails as you listen to the sounds of the ocean.

Explore Krabi’s caves, where you will find interesting structures and stories of the past, or try rock climbing along the limestone cliffs. When it comes to dining, fresh seafood is the order of the day and can be found in most of the upmarket restaurants in the area.

Transfer time

Phulay Bay 25 minutes is from Krabi Airport and 2 hours from Phuket Airport.

Beach Villa

Max 2 adults

Beach Villas measure 50m² and enjoy sea views due to their prime location. Each villa features a king bed, sundeck, rainforest shower and outdoor bath facilities with the addition of a whirlpool. 


Ocean Pavilion

Max 3 adults

Ocean Pavilions measure 84m² and provide stunning sea views. Each offers elegant and contemporary Thai décor, floor to ceiling windows, rainforest showers and outdoor bath facilities and private terrace with outdoor lounge beds. Pavilions include an oversized king bed, full marble bathrooms featuring separate bathtub and shower.


Reserve Pavilion

Max 3 adults

Reserve Pavilions measure 84m² and provide stunning tropical garden views. Each room offers elegant and contemporary Thai décor, floor to ceiling windows, rainforest showers and outdoor bath facilities. Rooms feature a private terrace with outdoor lounge beds and include an oversized king bed, full marble bathrooms featuring separate bathtub and shower.


Room discount

Save up to 15% discount on the hotel price  when staying for a minimum of 3 nights for holidays between 23 February - 30 September 2018 and 08 - 31 October 2018 booked 60 days prior to arrival.

Long stay offer

Guests staying for a minimum of 7 nights between 07 January - 31 October 2018 booked between 1 - 59 days prior to arrival and receive a free 3 course dinner for two (excludes beverages).

Free nights

Stay 4 nights and pay for 3 nights for holidays between or stay for 3 nights and pay for 2 nights for holidays between 17 April - 30 September 2018 and 08 - 31 October 2018.

Honeymoon offer

Honeymoon guests staying between 01 June - 31 October 2018 receive a welcome amenity, bath ritual with petals and candles and one romantic sunset cocktail for two at the Chomtawan Bar once per stay.

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Tripadvisor review Jan 19 2019
Me and my husband stayed at Phulay Bay for our honeymoon and to be completely honest although the hotel is beautiful and the rooms are great there is a huge lizard problem at this resort. Over our 4...
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another outstanding visit to Phulay Bay
Tripadvisor review Jan 18 2019
After celebrating New Years Eve in 2014 at this resort we knew we definitely wanted to return and we were so pleased that we did - we were greeted on arrival by Esti and our 'butler' Moss. A very...
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