12 miles south of Phuket lies Koh Racha Yai, a breath-taking jungle-clad island lapped by the crystalline waters of the Andaman. Nestled in a cove overlooking one of the isle’s sugar-white beaches is The Racha, a luxurious resort steeped in romance and characterised by its chic contemporary style. Boasting 84 Zen-like villas, world-class wining and dining venues and a magnificent spa The Racha promises to give you a Thai honeymoon of unparalleled bliss and relaxation and is also an ideal wedding venue for couples who would like to plan a combined wedding/honeymoon getaway.

Honeymoon resort information

Room Types

There are 8 categories of guestroom to choose from at The Racha, as well as the 2-bedroom Lighthouse.
  • Deluxe

    These villas come in pairs, they each share a detached pavilion with stunning views of the tropical surroundings. They also come with a private terrace and fresh, modern décor throughout with an airy bathroom that offers honeymooners the choice of an indoor or outdoor shower.
  • Grand Deluxe

    Larger than the deluxe option these rooms offer a large lounging area and private terrace. Amenities include LCD TV, Wireless Internet Usage, Bose Sound Dock and mini-bar with tea and coffee making facilities.
  • Grand Deluxe Pool Villas

    Honeymooners may want to stay in one of the Grand Deluxe Pool villas, the interior of which measures a spacious 54sqm. Inside you will find elegant furnishings and a range of ultra-modern amenities including an LCD TV and DVD unit, an Apple™iPod with Bose™ Sound Dock and a Jura™ espresso machine. There is also a stylish modern bathroom with separate shower and bathtub, as well as the outdoor shower, and outside you will also find a private terrace and swimming pool/plunge pool.
  • Junior Pool Suite

    A new addition to the Racha these suites are the height of modernity with the latest in multimedia entertainment and even a its own pool with Jacuzzi! These suites also come with a soothing spa bathtub and a spacious outdoor terrace.
  • Spa Pool Suite

    For even more space select a lavish Spa Pool Suite, which measures 72sqm (excluding the private terrace) and provides you with a stunning Zen-like retreat in which to celebrate your new state of wedded bliss. These suites come with an indoor/outdoor Jacuzzi pool with fibre-optic lighting as well as a sumptuous en-suite bathroom and terrace.
  • Grand Pool Suite

    More opulent still are the Grand Pool Suites, 99sqm in size (excluding the private terrace). This exquisite havens of peace and serenity feature a spacious sundeck and open-air relaxation pavilion, not to mention an infinity-edge pool offering sweeping views over the Andaman.
  • The Lighthouse

    A completely individual addition, ever wanted to stay in a Lighthouse? Here’s your chance! The layout is spread out over five storeys of complete luxury with a terrace and sundeck which feature panoramic views of Racha Island and the ocean. Natural décor features throughout with pristine creams and deep reds. With all your modern comforts like Xbox 360, the private pool has the feature of underwater water music and complimentary drinks are available at the private bar.


In the evenings at The Racha, refreshing cocktails and live entertainment are provided by the Ice Bar, or you can linger over drinks at the Club Del Mar which provides you with a chilled out backing track during the day as well as exotic cocktails and tasty Mediterranean dishes.

When you’re not indulging in epicurean delights, swimming or sunbathing, head to the hotel’s upmarket Anumba Spa which boasts 4 air-conditioned VIP couples’ suites, each one coming with a private terrazzo plunge pool. The menu of therapies includes such decadent treats as a Thai Flower Ritual, Andaman Sea Salt Scrub and a White Mud Body Mask.

During your stay at The Racha you can also take advantage of the fun-filled activities on offer, which vary from playing tennis and working out in the state-of-the-art fitness centre to snorkelling, canoeing and ATV rides. There is also a PADI Dive Centre with a purpose-built instructional pool and a range of courses and trips to help you start an exciting underwater adventure.


There are 5 outstanding wining and dining venues at The Racha.

The Earth Café is a sophisticated all-day dining restaurant which serves up three mouth-watering meals a day, consisting of a selection of Thai and Western dishes, and allows you to dine either in the air-conditioned interior or al fresco on the terrace.

For a delectable romantic dinner of Mediterranean fare grab a table at Fire Grill, situated on the resort’s pool deck, but for a more laidback evening meal of succulent grilled seafood or steak why not head to the Sunset Beach Restaurant. This eatery is also the perfect venue for a lazy lunch on the shores of the Andaman.


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