Phulay Bay Ritz Carlton Reserve @ Krabi

vincass 04 August 2010 3 comments

Our arrival at Phulay Bay Ritz Carlton was kind of surreal. As it was already nightfall, the reception pavilion was surrounded by thousands of candles, some real, some not. It is a visually stunning entrance into the resort, which unfortunately was not captured on our camera.

We were welcomed by the assistant GM of Phulay Bay and our Butler Ing. There is no check-in/ check-out counter at the reception area; the butler handles everything in the villa. From the reception area, we were whisked away in a golf-cart to our Reserve Villa.

Reception Pavilion, in the middle of water and surrounded by 2000 plus candles.

Reception Pavilion, in the middle of water and surrounded by 2000 plus candles.

View of Entrance into resort, from Reception Pavilion

View of Entrance into resort, from Reception Pavilion

The view that we woke up to…

The view that we woke up to…

Landscaped walls, sand garden and fountain at the entrance into our Villa

Landscaped walls, sand garden and fountain at the entrance into our Villa

View of nearby islands from our roof-top

View of nearby islands from our roof-top

Miang Khum, a welcome snack. I mentioned to Butler Ing that I love Miang Khum and she arranged a plate of it everyday.

Miang Khum, a welcome snack. I mentioned to Butler Ing that I love Miang Khum and she arranged a plate of it everyday.

Our own pool

Our own private pool

Skylight which mirrored the bathtub below.

4-leaf clover-inspired skylight, which mirrored the bathtub below.

On a rainy day, the thoughtful butler prepared a bubble bath after our Spa session

The thoughtful butler prepared a bubble bath after our Spa session.

Even the lights use the same motif

Even the lights use the same 4-leaf clover inspired motif

Breakfast items stylishly displayed like appetizers

Breakfast items stylishly displayed like appetizers

Best pancake in the world!

Best pancake in the world!

Thai- Moroccan inspired architecture

Thai- Moroccan inspired architecture

4-leaf clover-like motif the resort used

4-leaf clover-like motif the resort used

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Rain cloud rolling in

Watching the rain cloud rolling in, at the Pool Area

Our Butler Ing, who anticipated our every whim and movement. Came looking for us at the beach when it was going to rain.

Our Butler Ing, who anticipated our every whim and movement. Came looking for us at the beach when it was going to rain.

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  1. Admin Admin Says:

    Thanks Cassandra Ong for sharing this! We hope you enjoyed the trip with TG business class to fly to Krabi, Thailand and a three-night stay at Phulay Bay by Ritz Carlton (as a grand prize of T+L SEA website membership winner: http://bit.ly/9SCdGV ). Hope to have you joined the next competition.

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