1.Fodor’s 100 Hotel Award winner2013 in the Blissful Beach Retreats category
2.Tatler Thailand’s Best Restaurants 2013
3.Runners Up - BEST DESTINATION SPA IN THE WORLD – Travel & Leisure magazine
4.Trip Advisor.Com Certificate of Excellence 2013
PIMALAI Resort & Spa
Koh Lanta, Krabi, Thailand
Pimalai Resort & Spa, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the world, has just been given an award for its superb signature restaurant “The Seven Seas”. The sophisticated magazine, “Tatler Thailand”, annually solicits input from its dedicated readers and publishes up-to-date reviews of Thailand’s top restaurants. The resort is pleased to announce that this year “The Seven Seas” has been accorded the honor of being recognized as a member of a select group awarded the title: “One of Thailand’s Best Restaurants – 2013.” This follows a previous accolade awarded by the same magazine back in 2011.
At the same time,Pimalai Spa has just received the runners up award in the annual Travel & Leisure India & South Asia’s Reader’s Choice Awards 2012, in the category of BEST DESTINATION SPA IN THE WORLD. This on top of another prestigious recognition as the Best Luxury Boutique Spa, as judged byWorld Luxury Spa Awards.
The resort has also awarded “Winner 2013 - Certificate of Excellence – by the Trip Advisor travel website. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler’s reviews on Trip Advisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide.
AND MOST RECENT PIMALAI RESORT AND SPAIS SELECTED FOR THE 2013 FODOR’S 100 HOTEL AWARDS HONORING THE BEST HOTELS AROUND THE WORLD
Koh Lanta – Krabi – Thailand – SEPTEMBER 27, 2013– Fodor’s Travel, the leading name in travel guides for 77 years, today announced that PIMALAI Resort & Spa has been recognized as a 2013 Fodor’s 100 Hotel Award winnerin the Blissful Beach Retreats category. This distinction designates PIMALAI Resort & Spa as an outstanding hotel as selected by Fodor’s editors and travel experts, recognizing high style, excellent service and a one-of-a-kind stay for guests.
Each year, Fodor’s Travel invites their roster of 500 local contributors around the world to nominate the best hotels in their destinations. Fodor’s senior editorial team deliberated on over 4,000 Fodor’s Choice picks and new property reviews, poring over the list for months narrowing their top selections in eight categories reflecting 2013’s travel trends:
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Blissful Beach Retreats— Best beach spots, all-inclusives to beachfront bungalows
At Fodor's, hotels are more than our lifeblood—they're our passion. With every stay, we obsess over design choices, service, and amenities,” explained Arabella Bowen, Fodor’s Travel executive editorial director. “To compile the Fodor’s 100 list, we look for properties within emerging destinations, trends our editors have been seeing throughout the year, new and noteworthy hotels and enduring favorites to create a list that will inspire all types of travel and traveler.”
As a 2013 Fodor’s 100 Hotel Award-winning property, PIMALAI Resort & Spa will be featured on www.Fodors.com and in a free interactive eBook, available in the iBookstore. A complete list of all 100 selected hotels is available at http://www.fodors.com/hotel-awards/2013/.
“PIMALAI has for long been highly regarded as being one of the top ten resorts in Southern Thailand and is also very highly respected as a model of development when it comes to environmental concerns and for being able to offer to its guests a very pristine and serene beach environment; being recognized as one of the top bliss-full beach retreat in the world is the icing on the cake, and all the owners & management are very proud of cheap replica breitling watches such award.”commented Miss Sarinya Tiyaphorn, Deputy Managing Director.
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About PIMALAI Resort & Spa:
The name “Pimalai’ is a derivation of the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit and translates, appropriately, as “A little patch of Heaven”. Established in 2002 Pimalai, a stunning beach resort property, and the pioneer of deluxe hospitality on the island of Lanta in Krabi province, is set on 25 hectares of lush tropical land with direct access to 900 meters of pristine beach. It boasts exceptional facilities, including Deluxe rooms, Suites and Pool Villas, numerous restaurants & bars, conference facilities, an award winning spa, a Gold Palm PADI scuba diving center and a wide range of recreational facilities.
Peace, Serenity, Solitude….. These are the words that come to mind for Pimalai. Add to that elegance, natural surroundings and genuine friendly service. Be it for a honeymoon or a break from it all, Pimalai nestled in a lush
tropical forest, is the destination to set your sights on. The resort combines all the right ingredients – subtle five star comforts, natural beauty, far from the crowds, with no noise except the sound of the waves sliding in and out and slowly breaking onto a pristine sandy shore. www.pimalai.com
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