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Why we like it
- Exotic luxury escape nestled among a tropical landscape
- Located at the edge of Krabi's National Marine Park
- Award-winning architecture
- Three white-sand beaches
- Featured in UK Tatler Travel Guide's '101 Best Hotels in The World' 2013 & 2014
Relaxing on your outdoor terrace while the resort's mischievous monkeys misbehave never fails to entertain.
In Chiang Mai we were met by Aung, who was also lovely and took care of us very well. Once again I am so glad that you recommended the 137 Pillars House, it was perfect and I would have happily stayed there some more days.
- IP, Algarve
You are spoilt for choice at dinner with four great restaurants; indulge in a romantic dinner for two at Krua Phranang with views of the Andaman Sea, Raitalay Terrace offers casual lunches and light snacks or enjoy a relaxed dining experience at Raya which specialises in freshly grilled seafood and meats - we're still dreaming about their signature Krabi grilled lobster with saffron! But for a truly memorable experience, dining beneath the limestone karsts of The Grotto nestled at the edge of Phranang beach should not be missed.
Activities available on the island include kayaking, snorkelling, wind surfing, rock climbing and speed boat excursions to nearby islands such as Poda or Chicken Island. Koh Phi Phi is just a short half hour boat ride away. In addition to this, the resort features a well-equipped fitness centre, tennis courts and large outdoor swimming pool. Cooking, batik printing and fruit carving classes can also be arranged upon request.
Best time to be there
November to March. April is often the hottest month of the year, and also the month of the celebratory 'Songkran' festivals. May to October is the rainy season, with short bursts of rainstorms refreshing the green paddy fields once more.
Bangkok (British Airways/Qantas/Eva Airways/Thai Airways)
11 hours 30 minutes non-stop
GMT +7 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area
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