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

Pampering Package at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort

June 2018, Krabi – In June, it’s still one of the hottest months of the year, so take this opportunity to spoil yourself at So Spa with L’Occitane with their Pampering package that will have you feeling like a brand-new person

First, unwind with a 30-minute steam treatment, designed to detoxify your system and improve circulation. This extremely beneficial treatment also lowers blood pressure, loosens stiff joints and promotes skin health by opening up your pores, and rinsing away the dirt that leads to breakouts.

You will then be invited to enjoy an invigorating 60-minute body scrub. Renowned for its rejuvenating and anti-aging properties, a body scrub exfoliates all the dead skin away, leaving your skin looking and feeling years younger. This treatment also has brightening effects, so you’ll leave the spa glowing like the sun.

Finally, indulge in a 60-minute nourishing Shea Body Massage, delivered by our professional masseuse. Using the highest quality of Shea Butter taken from the nut of the Shea tree, it contains all the essential vitamins to keep skin toned and balanced. Creamy with a pleasant aroma, feel your worries slip away as your aches and tension are slowly worked out by the skilful hands of our spa therapists.

Welcoming with its traditional Thai teakwood interiors and water features, and stunning views overlooking the pool and gardens, So Spa with L’Occitane is your haven of tranquillity. Surrounded by flowers and trees, it is the best spa in Krabi and offers 12 intimate treatment rooms that are both elegant and refined. A day spent at So SPA is an invitation to unwind, exhale and indulge.

Single guests can enjoy the Pampering Package at an unbeatable rate of THB 3,500++, while couples are entitled to a slight discount, paying only THB 6,000++. If you come in a group of four, the price is set at THB 10,000++ with pre sign upon reservation.

For more information or reservations, please call 075 627 800, or email

A Unique FIFA World Cup 2018 Viewing Experience at Sofitel Krabi

Krabi, Thailand – Great news for football fans! Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort offers live broadcasting FIFA World Cup 2018 on a huge screen by the pool at Koh Poda, a poolside restaurant and bar from June 30 to July 15, 2018.

The FIFA World Cup 2018 showing times is at 9pm and 1am. The resort’s live broadcasting includes the final 16, the quarter finals, the semi-finals and the finals on July 15. Guests can enjoy the game on a 10X6 meters screen provided by the pool in either cozy lounge sofa or on the bar stools at the swim-up bar. A selection of World Cup Cocktails, drinks, tapas menus and Bento set inspired by football teams are available.

Entrance ticket is at THB400 net/person including drinks and THB 750 net/person on the final night which includes the game at 10pm and an after party “Night Market Buffet” theme featuring Thai and international food, along with drinks upon consumption.

A special accommodation rate for the football fan; booking code FIFA2018, is also available at THB 4,450 net for a superior room inclusive of complimentary breakfast for two persons.

For more information and reservation, please call 075-627-800, e-mail or

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.

Treat yourself with 20% off at So SPA with L’OCCITANE

May 2018, Krabi – The most meaningful occasions in your life are made much more memorable with Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort’s exclusive spa discount. Simply present spa discount card that you can get at So SPA with L’OCCITANE on your birthday, honeymoon or wedding anniversary and get 20% off any à la carte spa treatment.

So SPA’s menu includes soothing and energizing aromatherapy massages, traditional Thai massages, nourishing body scrubs, sun stone massages and floral baths. A session here is designed to pamper the body and delight the senses. It’s time to relax and enjoy this amazing blend of nature and French luxury skincare.

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