CENTARA PELICAN BAY RESIDENCE & SUITES KRABI, which marked its soft opening this month, takes full advantage of its location – across the road from Klong Muang beach, which offers spectacular views over the Andaman Sea, as well as the closest coastal access to the Ko Hong island group, an untouched marine sanctuary.
Three beaches are found here: Southerly Ao Siew; Klong Muang, which has two sides – a wide sandy stretch to the south, and a narrow strip of sand curving round to the north, and Tupkaek Beach.
The Residence itself has been designed as a cluster of low-rise buildings surrounding a swimming pool, with the area’s characteristically green tropical forest rising up around it.
The residence offers a choice of modern apartments and pool suites with one, two or three bedrooms. Many of the suites come complete with their own outdoor plunge pool featuring either an ocean or pool view, or a garden terrace.
Every room style features large living areas, ranging from 81 to 190 square metres, made up of both indoor and outdoor areas, and all suites come with a large furnished terrace or balcony. All rooms and suites have a kitchenette, along with a full suite of modern amenities including complimentary wireless internet access
Centara Pelican Bay Residence & Suites Krabi is also home to an large swimming pool, which includes a child-friendly shallow end; a fully-equipped fitness centre; and a ‘chilling lounge’ complete with internet stations, plus water sports, snorkelling and PADI diving.
Its all-day Globe restaurant is located poolside, serving up Thai and international dishes, while ‘The Nest’ is a beachside restaurant, perched three stories up, where drinks and light meals look their best against stunning Andaman Sea views.
Krabi itself offers visitors a huge array of memorable sights and activities, with nature trails and limestone islands forming natural playgrounds for countless rambles and adventures, even though Krabi International Airport is just 35 minutes away by road. There is a pier near to the Resort, where boat trips can be arranged for island hopping, diving and snorkelling.