Central Hotels & Resorts announces its new property in Krabi. The premium rated Central Krabi Bay Resort Krabi is scheduled to open in October 2005. It is situated in its own private bay called “Pai Plong”, only one bay away from the main resort area of Ao Nang. The resort sits majestically in the bay fronted by a beautiful white sand beach of some 500 metres, and backed by verdant limestone outcrops.The newly built, low-rise (3 storey) building clusters and individual villas make up the resort. All 191 rooms are ocean facing including 124 king bedded Deluxe Rooms some with a private spa terrace and 54 deluxe rooms with 2 double beds, ideal for families, and 13 private villas with or without an individual swimming pool. All rooms feature a minimum size of 77 sq metres, an extensive “living-room style” terrace complete with lounging and dining area and spacious bathroom with separate bath and shower.
Facilities include various sizes of conference and banqueting rooms, Lotus Court World Cuisine, Sala Sai Lom Seafood/Thai restaurant, Hagi Japanese restaurant, The Moonshadow Pub, Frangipani Beach Bar offering Snacks and Evening BBQ and Jasmine Deli serving Sandwiches, Snacks and Ice Cream to take away. Leisure facilities will include Sailing, Snorkeling, Diving, Windsurfing and other watersport activities, Swimming pool with a view of an underwater aquarium, Kids pool and Jacuzzi, Health and Fitness Suite and the Centara Spa featuring Traditional Aromatherapy and Therapeutic massages, Sauna, Steam rooms and Beauty Salon.
The Resort’s Reception Centre will be located at Ao Nang Beach offering front desk services, lounge and changing facilities in this main resort town area, from where the first amphibious vehicles in Thailand will be used to transport guests to the resort.