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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 21 November 2010

It's so lovely to get out of Patong's busy life to go to this relaxing and beautiful island. It has everything! Snorkeling, diving, great food, great cocktails, great service! It is so attentive to details, like how would you like your pillow to be and they have 5 options of pillows that you can chose from to have a good...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 13 November 2010

The Racha was an exceptional hotel/resort. I always do a lot of research before choosing and decided to come here over all other hotels in phuket (OK I did stay at one other on the phuket island). the service was great - not intrusive but aklways friendly. things I loved - the design, the service (always friendly, never intrusive/hovering), the...

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Reviewed 7 October 2010

We just got back from an amazing honeymoon here, we spent four days at the Racha after a week in Phuket, and we only wish we had stayed at the Racha longer. The 35 minute speedboat to the island 'almost' put me off initially, but it was smooth sailing all the way, and the checkin was all done at the...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 October 2010

We have been to The Racha a few times. Similar to most couples in previous reviews, we enjoyed the picture perfect surroundings of the resort, the comfort of the large rooms, the outdoor shower, the plasma/LCD TV, the Bose systems, the ipod music, the aromatic scents in the room, and of course, the 3 swimming pools with piped in underwater...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 22 September 2010

My now husband and I stayed over at the wonderful Racha hotel in February 2010. We had the best time! Everything about our stay and the entire trip over was perfect. The check-in in the little Phuket harbour, the boat trip over, and the stay itself were nothing short of amazing. We stayed in a lovely room with views of...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 17 September 2010

Absolutely great place in all aspects, there is nothing else to say - well done Racha and thanks for 5 beautiful days on your little island!! Prior to getting there we were a little concerned about the ongoing construction work, but you hardly notice it and it didn't cause us any inconvenience whatsoever. Contrary to what we were expecting there...

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Sydney
Reviewed 2 September 2010

We attended our friends' wedding on this island and absolutely loved it. Beautiful location, lovely staff and amazing private villas. It was a great wedding and we will always remember the spirit lanterns floating away that night. Pros - location, villas, lovely beach, staff Cons - not for those who want to travel around, shop or get into the nightlife

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Bangkok
Reviewed 17 August 2010

We scrutinised every word written about The Racha on TripAdvisor, after all it was shortlisted as one of the possible venue for our wedding. Well, it has been some months since our wedding and we have recently just returned from yet another stay at The Racha. Much has been written about The Racha and I can confirm that most of...

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miami. australia
Reviewed 18 July 2010

We arrived at the Racha after days of high activity in Siem Reap & Vietnam so were ready for a change of pace in beautiful surroundings. The Racha turned out to be just the place of our visions. The bay in front of the resort is a classical tropical island crescent & we recommend the sea view villas to take...

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Auckland
Reviewed 9 July 2010

My husband & I, together with another couple travelled to The Racha, after spending a week on Phuket. Our stay at the Racha was definitely the highlight of our trip, with everthing exceeding our high expectations. I do get a bit seasick so was a little worried about the boat trip over, but while the crew apologised for the rough...

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just 12 miles south of Phuket on Racha Yai island, The Racha is Thailand's premier deluxe island hideaway. Set on a pristine white-powdery beach and surrounded by the dazzling turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea, this five star resort features 70 stylish villas offering the ultimate in luxurious comfort, from private pool villas with underwater music, to a very unique 5-storey Lighthouse Pool Villa with an observation deck offering panoramic views around the island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Racha

Address: 42/12-13 Moo 5 Rawai, Muang, Phuket 83130, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Ko Racha Yai
Price Range: RM1,012 - RM2,408 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Racha 5*
Number of rooms: 85
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Also Known As:
The Racha Hotel Ko Racha Yai
Racha Hotel Yai Island
Racha Yai Island
Racha Phuket
The Racha Ko Racha Yai, Phuket, Thailand
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“I'd recommend getting a room as close as possible to the central area (pool, restaurants, spa, and beach)”
sarazu, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“villa 346 is nice.”
minminfm, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Junior Pool Suite”
DrBeach77, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are amazing”
maryskye2017, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pool suites are excellent but you have further to walk to the beach ,bar and restaurants but a golf buggy can always collect you.”
timwD7564FQ, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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