There isn’t much thinking involved in booking a stay at Phuket’s Racha hotel.
Perched on the pristine beaches of Racha Island’s Chalong Bay, the hotel island is dotted with whitewashed villas and turquoise plunge pools.
The Island is located 12 miles south of Phuket and can be reached by a 35-minute speedboat ride from the Bay. With the Racha Island’s isolation and lush surroundings, the Racha makes for the perfect refuge.
The hotel has a number of beautiful, minimalist design features, each organically integrated into the hotel’s natural surroundings.
The deluxe suites are equipped with swimming pools that sit on the island’s tide-line, allowing water to ebb onto its tiled terraces. Guests can listen to underwater music as they relax in the Sublime Infinity Pool or the secluded Garden Pool.
Peaked-roof villas are back-dropped by coconut palms and far-stretching waters, and are accessible via floating tile walkways lined with shallow water pools. The lighthouse villas are another eye-catching feature, with its five-storey cylindrical design and 360 degree view of the entire Island.
Rooms are furnished with somewhat of a geometric sensibility. The white colour scheme used in each room is punctured with stylish crimsons and ebony. Glass-walled rooms allow guests to enjoy the view of surrounding mountains and the Andaman Sea.
When the lights go out, a sea of pebble lamps are illuminated, casting coloured hues onto the Lobby Bar.
If you haven’t experienced Phuket’s blissful getaway already, visit the Racha and take some time out for yourself. You can thank us later!
Christmas gift vouchers are available from Mr & Mrs Smith team, and can be purchased online or by calling 1300 896 627.
Mr & Mrs Smith
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