So SPA with L’Occitane at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort wins Thailand’s best resort spa for 2018

July 2018 – In what is sure to be exciting news for spa fans worldwide, Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort’s signature luxury spa So SPA with L’Occitane has been chosen by the World Luxury Spa Awards as the 2018 Country Winner for the top Luxury Resort Spa in Thailand.

This is the second time in a row the spa has received an award from the prestigious platform which is well known as the world’s leading spa Awards initiative for luxury spas. Last year, So SPA with L’Occitane was the Continent Winner for Asia, and continues to maintain the same level of service excellence and outstanding achievement in the international luxury spa and wellness industry, which has led to them earning the award again this year.

Voting for the World Luxury Spa Awards is done is cast by spa guests, with awards being given to spas in 32 different categories, based on a country, regional, continent and global basis.

So SPA with L’Occitane has long been a top-rated spa in the Krabi region, thanks to its inviting Thai style interiors and rejuvenating treatments which combine ancient Thai traditions with French cosmology for an unforgettable experience. Set amidst the lush gardens of Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra, this tranquil haven of serenity features 12 intimate treatment rooms with traditional Thai teakwood décor. Guests can choose from a large menu of exclusive treatments from Thai massages to body scrubs and beauty facials, all incorporating L’Occitane natural products for a blissful effect.

If you’re interested in booking a session at So SPA with L’Occitane to experience their exclusive treatments for yourself, please contact 075-627-800, email to, or visit the resort website at

Sofitel Krabi organises Planet21, eco-friendly programme for local community

May 2018, Krabi – On May 19, Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort hosted an environmental event for children from the nearby Laempong and Koh Kwang villages, in conjunction with the AccorHotels Planet 21 programme and the Shark Guardian charity.

It was the first time the resort opens their doors to welcome local children to experience the largest hotel swimming pool in Thailand.

The day commenced with a welcome speech by General Manager Mr.Courtois Bertrand, Director of Sports and Recreation Mr.Mobeen Akhalwaya, Shark Guardian project owner Mr.Brendon Sing, Chief Executive of the SAO Mr. Sukgai Janorn and Senior Deputy District Chief of Krabi Mr.Sawaitchut Suwannarat. The children were then invited to participate in a beach-cleaning activity on the hotel’s beachfront. They created ornaments out of recycled paper and learned more about the shark conservation project from Brendon.

Afterwards, the children were invited to enjoy lunch at Maya restaurant and a relaxing session by the pool. The day ended with an energetic trampoline and jumping castle activity at the Sofitel Garden, with sweet treats and soft drinks provided.

The goal of the day was to connect with the residents of the region, as one of the key priorities of the AccorHotels Planet 21 Programme is to work with local communities. By engaging with the local children from the nearby Krabi villages, Sofitel Krabi hope to facilitate stronger relationships with the inhabitants of the area.

Rejuvenating Spa Package at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort

May 2018, Krabi – Release all your worries and stress with Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort’s latest Spa promotion for the month of May. Guests who check into the elegant So SPA with L’Occitane during this month are eligible for an exclusive package. It starts with a 30-minute Steam Treatment to stimulate your blood circulation, and is followed by a 90-minute Devas Massage or Traditional Thai Massage with a Thai herbal hot compress. This herbal therapy dates back nearly 5,000 years, and is proven to eliminate pain and inflammation in the body, leaving you energised and relaxed. Finally, end the experience with a Champi Indian Head Massage. This Ayurvedic massage technique balances the mind, body and spirit, realigning joints and relieving tension.

The prices are THB 3,500++ for singles, THB 6,000++ for couples and THB THB 10,000++ for a group of four people, which must be pre-signed upon reservation.

For more reservation or to make reservation 075-627-800 or email

Children’s Songkran Festival at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort

March 2018, Krabi – Songkran is one of the biggest festivals of the year, and Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort is hosting an epic event to celebrate! On Friday 13 April, guests can come join the fun at Maya Garden, as no Songkran celebration is complete without a show. Wearing elaborate costumes, dancers will enthral Guests with traditional Thai dancing, a sight not be missed. Other highlights of the night include a monk ceremony, and live entertainment from a talented musical duo, as well as fun activities for guests to participate in.

For more information please contact or call 075-627-800

Thai Cooking Class with Indian celebrity chef is a delicious success at Sofitel Krabi

March 2018, Krabi – Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort hosted an exciting 70pax Thai cooking class, with participants from companies around the world. Led by the resort’s celebrity Indian chef Rahul Negi, participants watched as he made Pad Thai, Tom Yam Kung (Spicy Soup with Prawn), Spring Roll, Chicken with Cashew nuts, and Mango Sticky Rice. Afterwards, they made their own versions as part of a team-cooking competition. Everyone had a great time, and got to enjoy some authentic Thai cuisine.

The Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort Team welcomes all guests to enjoy the real dining experience of Indian and Thai cuisine at our White Lotus restaurant. Catch up with Chef Rahul and his team and find out what makes their food the #bestfood in the South of Thailand.

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Get 20% Discounted Room Rates with Sofitel Krabi’s Bangkok Airways Half Marathon Promotion

March 2018, Krabi – In conjunction with the Bangkok Airways Krabi Half Marathon, re-energise yourself with Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort’s exclusive offer when you book a room between May 3-9, 2018. Guests can enjoy 20%off accommodation, free spa treatments and other exciting benefits.

To celebrate the marathon runners and the beauty of the Krabi province, Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort are offering a 20% discount with breakfast for two on hotel stays between May 3rd and 9th 2018. Additionally, guests will be gifted an hour treatment at the renowned So SPA with L’Occitane, with a choice between Thai Massage or Deep tissue Massage, ideal of marathon runners and athletes alike. In addition to great rates, other unmatched benefits include 15% off any additional spa treatments, a 15% discount at Sofitel’s diverse food and beverage outlets such as Maya, White Lotus, Koh Poda and Venezia (excluding special events). On top of that, enjoy day out on the water with 10% off any island excursion by hotel speedboat curated by our talented Leisure Concierge service who have insight into the region’s best-kept cultural secrets.

**Please note that this promotion is valid on stays of a minimum of 2 nights and cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotions.

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Summertime Spa Special at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort

March 2018, Krabi – April is when the summer season truly begins in Thailand! To help combat the heat, throughout April So SPA with L’Occitane is offering a summertime special to soothe and nurture your sun-stressed skin. The summertime package includes a 30-minute Jacuzzi bath, followed by a 60-minute cooling Shea Body Wrap and final with Verbena massage. The warm water of the Jacuzzi bath is designed to ease aches in muscles and joints, as well as improve circulation.

Meanwhile, the Shea Body Wrap uses premium Shea butter to intensively moisturise your delicate, sunburnt skin. Finally, the Verbena massage will leave your skin feeling refreshed and rejuvenated thanks to the plant’s cooling properties.

Prices are as follows:
Single price: THB 4,000 ++
Couple price: THB 7,000++
Group of 4 people: THB 12,000++ (must pre-sign upon reservation)

For more information or to make a reservation, please contact 075-627-800 or email

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International Women’s Day Beauty Workshop at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort

March 2018, Krabi – Every year, International Women’s Day unites people all over the world in support of women’s rights. Although we know that gender parity won’t happen overnight, the good news is that women across the world are making positive gains day by day.

To help further this cause, Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort will be hosting an exclusive event on March 8, in collaboration with luxury cosmetics brand NARS. Led by the resort’s General Manager Bertrand Courtois and Cluster Director of Marketing & Communications Meeporn Oeawpanich, the NARS x Stylepro event will feature a professional makeup lesson and beauty workshop, with the aim to motivate women to feel more confident in their skin and inspire them to achieve their dreams.

Held at the Grand Ballroom, Sofitel Krabi have invited members of the public, including local residents and teachers of Baan Klong Muang, along with the resort staff to take part in this meaningful event. As one of the top resorts in the region, we are proud to be part of the worldwide event that highlights women’s important role in society, and their power to bring about positive change.For reservation or more information please call, 076 397 777 or email