The Racha, Thailand's premier deluxe island hideaway is set on a pristine beach on Racha Island; only 12 miles south of Phuket and just 35 minutes by speed boat from Phuket's Chalong Bay. The resort features 70 luxurious villas and strives to be recognized as a leader in responsible and environmentally sustainable tourism. The island is known for its natural beauty and is since long known for its excellent corals and marine life.
The Racha Muang's Zen-like villas offer the ultimate in luxury and facilities. The villas vary in layout from pairs, detached villas to the two-storey Lighthouse. All have private sun decks or terraces, indoor and outdoor showers; some have private pools. All villas are luxuriously appointed with all modern conveniences, including DVD entertainment sets,broadband internet access, minibar with coffee and tea facilities, electronic safe deposit box, individual air-conditioning, IDD telephone and satellite TV.
As the band plays in The Ice Bar, you can sip on an aperitif, anticipating your appetite which will be satisfied at lunch or dinner at The Earth Café, The Fire Grill by the pool, The Sunset Beach Restaurant or 'a deux' on your private terrace.
At The Racha you can spend your days outside snorkelling, sea-kayaking or sailing, nature walking or mountain biking. Or rejuvenate your mind and body at the fitness center, which offers Yoga sessions, or at the tranquil Anumba Spa. The Racha also offers a 5-star PADI Dive Center, complete with a 3m deep intsructional pool. The Dive Center is fully equipped and offers a variety of dive trips and instructional courses.
Racha Yai is well known for its excellent corals and marine life. The island's clear waters make it excellent for both beginners and experienced divers to explore some of the best hard corals to be found in the area.