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Phi Phi Relax Beach Resort
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Reviews of Phi Phi Relax Beach Resort

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Read all 162 reviews and thoughts (average: 3.65 out of 5) on the Phi Phi Relax Beach Resort before you book online.

5/5    Score based on 162 reviews

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2/5

Poor

Two nights at the most, nice, but like a very expensive camping
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In all honesty I kinda knew what I was getting into: no hot water and no electricity during the day in exchange of a distant, relaxing and beautiful beach. However, I felt like the price I thought was...

5/5

Excellent

The bungalow life
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Relax Beach Resort is decent. The bungalow we stayed in was clean and comfortable. Mosquito nets over double and single beds (apparently they charge if you soil your sheets?!?!). The power...

2/5

Poor

Full of rules and fines and run by a rude French man
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When we arrived I went up to the reception desk and was immediately demanded a payment of 300 baht from the sullen, arrogant French Westerner behind the counter. What a charming welcome. At this I...

5/5

Excellent

Dream beach bungalows
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We went directly to the Relax from Krabi airport after the 12 hour flight from Stockholm. We booked a Beachfront Bungalow and were extremely satisfied from start to finish. We arrived 12:00 at the...

5/5

Excellent

A slice of paradise for a brilliant price
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Amazing location, fantastic staff, superb food & facilities! Phi phi relax is most suitable for people who like to get involved with the country they are in! It's not a 5 star luxury hotel by any...

2/5

Poor

Mosquito infested and overpriced
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We have just recently stayed and the place looked amazing on arrival although boat ride getting there was about 30 uncomfortable mins . All crammed in after waiting nearly an hour for a boat to...

4/5

Very Good

Calm and beautiful beach
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We spend there 3 nights in the bungalow with fan. The place has really nice and calm beach. It's far from the TonSai Bay but it has an adventage - calm. The restaurant was good quality but a little...

3/5

Average

Not worth the hype
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It was a relief to finally get to the Phi Phi Relax Resort after a very rough 30 min boat ride (we were not reassured by one of the boatman grabbing a life jacket for himself during the trip- not...

3/5

Average

Best on Phi Phi, but plenty of better value places elsewhere
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Phi Phi is (sadly) for partying. To relax, there are better islands. But if you are short of time and want to chill out on Phi Phi, then this is probably your best bet. This resort is pretty,...

3/5

Average

Nice place
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In all fair honesty I can't really say anything bad about our stay here for three nights. It is a very pretty hotel, right on the beach with chairs and mats for you to lounge on all day. The little...

4/5

Very Good

A lovely piece of paradise.
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I was really shocked when I read the other reviews on this site, many complained about cleanliness and cost. I wonder if there are two resorts with the same name because the one I stayed at with my...

2/5

Poor

Disappointing and overpriced
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I came to relax knowing about the limited electricity and no hot water but I was expecting some basic standards (given the cost). In particular, there is no door between the bedroom and bathroom,...

3/5

Average

So much potential but leaves a mixed impression
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We stayed in the Paradise Bungalows recently. I have to say that overall we enjoyed our time here. We enjoyed the beach, especially the snorkeling and the very relaxed vibe. It was a very nice...

3/5

Average

Bungalow was great, restaurant was poor, French man was rude
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Bungalow was great - be sure to book the beach front bungalow, restaurant was poor, food was boring with no favour. much tastier food on the island however you can only eat at the resort restaurant....

3/5

Average

This place is okay, but ko phi phi isn't worth it.
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Just like Ko Phi Phi tere are things to love and hate about this place. The rooms are pricey for what you get (you're paying for ko phi phi and the private beach) and you get nickel and dimed when...

1/5

Terrible

Dirty, Isolated, Tiny Beach, Overpriced
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As you may gather from my review title, this was the stay from hell. You arrive in Phi Phi to see a man with the hotels name written on the back of a clipboard making you aware you will need to get on...

3/5

Average

Lovely but not worth the money
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We stayed for three nights in a relax bungalow. The bungalow was large and clean with mosquito nets and a fan. All the bungalows are cold water and the electricity is only on from 6pm until about...

3/5

Average

Very expensive for what you get!
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I Will be as constructive as i can with this place! PHI PHI is a bit of a rip off but I will come back to PHI PHI at the end of the review. It cost us the best part of £80 a night for 2 of us to...

4/5

Very Good

Desert Island feel
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You really really do feel like you're in the middle of nowhere. Then the fact that electricity only runs from 6pm - 6am and the water's cold - you completely stop caring about what you look like and...  

2/5

Poor

Don't know about the Relax
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In general, I don't know what to say about the Relax. We stayed a night there and than left to the Ressort next door at the same beach. Why? First, we booked because of the good reviews, but when...

5/5

Excellent

island magic
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The little resort has all the magic of an desert island getaway, the Thai style huts are clean , wooden and very cute. The front ones are right on the beach and then they go back up the hill we were...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful beach, great place to relax..for a couple of days
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Were picked up from the ferry and taken to the resort. The beach is beautiful and there were plenty of chairs and hammocks to relax in during the day. The snorkelling straight off the beach was great....    

5/5

Excellent

Best beach in Thailand
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This place was out of a dream. You arrive by long tail boat to a small clearing on the beach that is home to just a handful of bungalows. We stayed in a bungalow that was right on the beach (there is...       

4/5

Very Good

Definitely a great place to relax
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My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights of our honeymoon in August 2011. We stayed on the bungalows on the beach - I would definitely recommend staying in these and not further behind. Yes they are...

5/5

Excellent

The most amazing place
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We stayed for 3 wonderful, memorable days in 2 bungalows on the beach - simply paradise and probably the best place to stay on the island. The staff are casual and easy going.... The walk through...

4/5

Very Good

Amazingly beautiful place
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I stayed at the resort last christmas with my girlfriend. This place is perfect for couple looking for a romantic getaway or for a family vacation. The beach and surrounding beaches are so beautiful...

5/5

Excellent

Love it !
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This place is as Paradise :). Everything has 10 points. Beach like from Bounty advertising, bungalow will make you feel like Robinson Kruzo on desert island, and food ...mmm. All employees were so...

3/5

Average

A nice, quiet beach, which has its downsides too
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I booked at Phi Phi Relax after noticing that it was one of the rare accommodations on Phi Phi which did not have disastrous reviews. My staying there confirmed what I thought: it's one of the best...

3/5

Average

Wonderful Resort on Quiet Eastern Beach
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We stayed here 2 nights en-route to Ko Lanta and it truly is a wonderful place. Staff is friendly, the food was certainly better than many places in Thailand and with hammocks and massage tent on the...

1/5

Terrible

Worst 4 nights sleep
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where do we start.. we arrived at the resort, in fairness, all seemed well and very nice. We then began to realise how trapped you are, you have nowhere to go but the small "beach" if you can call it...

2/5

Poor

Where is the relax?!!
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I think that someone before to decide a name of a hotel, They should be onestly! Surely the place is very beautiful, particular, ok... But what else?! First: The humidity will be your best friend for...

5/5

Excellent

Best choice for Phi Phi
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Beautiful beach and good service. The restaurant is great with plenty of choices both thai and European food. Great value for money hotel. The bungalows are basic but lovely and full of charm. No...

4/5

Very Good

Actually very relaxing!
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We are long term travelers with basic needs - general level of cleanliness and enough space for our (minimal) stuff. This place was very clean for a bungalow and had plenty of space for us. We...

5/5

Excellent

Slice of Paradise
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Once you arrive at Phi Phi pier by ferry, you realize how busy of a beach area the main strip is. Phi Phi Relax beach resort is a nice tucked away resort away from the parties and tourist...            

4/5

Very Good

peaceful
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Nice resort on the beach with bungalows. No a/c but fan from 6 - 6 and cold showers. We had no bug or snake problems only mosquitoes. Enjoyed the snorkeling and watching the crabs on the beach. The...

5/5

Excellent

Love this place
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Spent 3 nights hear with my daughters. The bungalows and the beach and the hole setting is superb. There is a nice coral reef in front of the bungalows, we did some grate snorkeling and grate fore...                 

1/5

Terrible

Paradise by Day...Nightmare by Night!! (Snakes!!)
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Snorkelling during the day is beautiful, Secluded away from hustle and bustle... What a contrast this hotel/guest house is between day time and night time. Here's a brief summary, with some pro's...

2/5

Poor

Paradise by day, hell hole by night!
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Both my partner and I have travelled Thailand for a month, and after booking this accomodation, we both read the reviews and decided to take it for what it was. Arriving there was perfect, white sand...

4/5

Very Good

Good for 1 or 2 nights but that's it...
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I had booked for 3 nights. When checking out places before my trip, this place looked amazing. I pictured myself spending hours relaxing on the beach... Turns out after 1 day, it's pretty...

5/5

Excellent

It really is!
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We went all out and booked one of the paradise bungalows on the beach and loved it. It included a daily massage a fruit tray so lunch was covered. Take a book but there a pile at the desk left by...

3/5

Average

good for a night or two but you feel a bit trapped
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Arrived on Phi Phi through a big storm so the boat journey was choppy / exciting to say the least. You get a boat put on by the hotel (at extra reasonable cost) or charter a boat at high cost to get...

3/5

Average

Gorgeous Phi Phi - but sure there are better places
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Stayed at phi phi relax for 4 nights in early May after reading lots of reviews on trip advisor. It is a stunning setting- gorgeous beach and jungle and excellent snorkelling straight off the beach...

5/5

Excellent

A Magical relaxing place to get away from the world.
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We stayed here for 14 nights. If you are looking for a simplistic holiday close to nature to get away from the world this is the place to go. Our days were spent lounging on the beach, snorkeling,...

4/5

Very Good

Absolutely wonderful
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We stayed four nights in the middle of April and had a wonderful time. Before going, I was a bit in doubt whether I could live with the 'no hot water, no A/C, bugs' etc. But we really loved this place...

5/5

Excellent

paradise
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We stayed here for 2 nights, we should have booked longer, because it was great. clear water with lots of fish, great bungalows, relaxed atmosfeer, good food and nice trips with the longtailboat. I...

5/5

Excellent

Get lost in paradise!
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We stayed here for 4 nights and I cannot stop telling all my friends about this place! A ‘shuttle’ long tail boat waits at the main ferry pier for the arrival of all big ferries from Phuket and Krabi....      

5/5

Excellent

Totally relaxing!!!!!
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We stayed in a coral beach bungalow for 3 nights in the middle of April. We loved it, the bungalow was really charming, a real beach shack with a touch of luxury !!!!! It was right on the beach and at...

5/5

Excellent

you will love this place
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to all the people who gave this a bad review. you obviously are looking for the hilton, westin, hyatt, fourseason or 5 star hotel snobville. this place is PARADISE. what i would give to come back...  

1/5

Terrible

From Worse to Horrible...
Date:
We were booked into the resort for 5 days, which ended up only to be 4. If the boat times were scheduled better we would of left on day 3. 1.) No where on the resorts web page does it say about...

4/5

Very Good

Quiet and Relaxing
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After hearing a lot about Phi Phi being a party resort, I was not to keen to visit. However staying at Relax, we could have been a million miles away from anywhere. Set on its own beach, it was a...

4/5

Very Good

Paradise beach!
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We were staying at PP Relax Beach for two nights and unfortunately it was the only two days during our backpacking trip for three weeks when it was raining. And PP Relax is the place to stay when the...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely place
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Stayed here for 2nights,just lovely and friendly!the huts are great,cold shower,but warm weather do it didn't matter!food was amazing,yummy cocktails,clear waters for snorkelling,hire equipment for...

5/5

Excellent

Do your research, and you will not be disappointed.
Date:
Stayed for 3 nights as part of our 2 week Phuket honeymoon, and it was one of the highlights of our trip. Hard to fault. Super happy and friendly staff, food was great, relaxed chilled vibe,...

5/5

Excellent

Tranquil island paradise, would definitely return!
Date:
You know what you imagine when you think about the Thai Islands? Phi Phi Relax Resort fulfills that image to a tee. Tucked away on the other side of the island (far away from the tourist hell of Ton...

4/5

Very Good

Awesome place to stay
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Everyone gets their own private hutt, with private bathroom and balcony! Rooms have electricity from 6pm to 6am only and there is no aircon or hot water. The place is really beautiful and serene,...

2/5

Poor

Not impressed
Date:
I certainly didn't have the highest expectations and don't mind some rustic accommodation, especially for that price on Phi Phi and with the added bonus of being secluded from the main bustle of the...

3/5

Average

All alone with the beach
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The restore is located away from the party area. There are two ways to get there. One is by tail boat that only goes there till about 6:30pm after that you're going to pay double to get there. The...

1/5

Terrible

We left after 1 night!
Date:
Located in a remote bay on the far side of Phi Phi, this resort is a non-inclusive, no amenities, unhelpful/borderline rude staff, almost torturous place. The 'beach' is tidal and gone for the main...

3/5

Average

Good for highway fans.
Date:
This resort should be called "power generator beach." On the website they forgot to inform that from 6 PM to 6 AM the power generator is working and it roars all night so you have a freling like to...

5/5

Excellent

paradise
Date:
stayed here 2nd jan 2012 for 3 nights in coral rooms right on the beach, it was paradise as our long boat approached the beach , which i may add was amazingly clear with corals and reef fish...   

1/5

Terrible

Stay away
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Place is nice, but service is terrible. You have to pay (double) for everything (food, internet, transport) because the place is isolated. Don't go there, there a thoussands of better places!!!

4/5

Very Good

Fantastic
Date:
We stayed there 3 nights - 24-27th December and absolutly loved it. They organised a great Christmas eve party, we have met some nice people there. Unforturnatly, we couldnt go to Coral Beach...

1/5

Terrible

Bedbugs
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This was the first stop on my honeymoon and when we pulled up to the resort via the longtail boat, I was so excited- it looked very charming. Of course, there is no electricity during the day here...

4/5

Very Good

A scoop of paradise on earth, perfect for honeymooners
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Me and my wife stayed here for 3 nights on our honeymoon trip, as an extension of our trip to Phuket last December. I've searched for awhile, a good place to stay in Phi Phi island. From hundreds of...

4/5

Very Good

Off the beaten track.
Date:
We enjoyed our 3 night stay but that would have been our limit. The beach is isolated so you really have no excuse but to relax, enough chairs, and two hammocks. The beach is also very rocky so bring...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely!
Date:
This place is really a little paradise. Very private.Try the massage. Go there!

5/5

Excellent

Fell in love with this place
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The minute we spotted this place from our longtail boat, we fell in love. On the far side of the island and isolated from the backpackers, this was a fantastic getaway. Gracious service, good food,...

5/5

Excellent

Little paradise
Date:
Just 2 words: little paradise! We loved the location on a secluded beach only accessible by 30 minutes long tail boat from the Ton Sai pier or by 1 hour sweaty trek in the jungle. The basic, clean...

5/5

Excellent

We loved it!
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This place was pretty perfect! We had a coral bungalow and having our own beachfront hut was just brilliant. It was clean and furnished in a simple but attractive way. The veranda at the front was...

4/5

Very Good

Rural, relaxing and a true taste of Thailand...would stay again :)
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The scenery is FANTASTIC! Staff are amazing and so, so friendly. We stayed in the garden bungalows, which are the cheapest, but it was still only 10 steps from the beach. I wouldn’t bother to pay for...

4/5

Very Good

Reefs, Jungle, Terrific Food and a very friendly staff.
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My mother, sister and I all agree that booking our bungalow here was the best part of our Thai trip to date. We snorkeled above the beautiful schools of fish, enjoyed the friendly atmosphere, and the...

4/5

Very Good

Live like a castaway
Date:
I've always enjoyed the romance of castaway stories (cheesy, I know) and chose Phi Phi relax for a taste of that. It fitted the bill too. It is relatively remote; a decent boat ride to the less...  

5/5

Excellent

Secluded, great staff and would highly recommend
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We stayed here for 7 nights. we stayed in the paradise bungalow - it was lOvely and very rustic. We had clean towels and bedding everyday, hot water in a flask for drinks and a beautiful fresh plate...  

5/5

Excellent

loved this place!
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we booked this hotel about 30min before we arrived because we were told it was the only thing left open on the island. this made us very nervous because we figured it was going to be sub par. we were...  

2/5

Poor

Poor value for the cost
Date:
I choose Relax because I couldn't find any hotels on Phi Phi in my price range that seemed to have as good reviews. However, I have to say I was really disappointed. I can live with most of the...

5/5

Excellent

A good step in the quest for the perfect beach
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Very nice traditional Thai bungalows, very friendly atmosphere, nice beach, good snorkeling, food ok. A special good mention for the staff crew: genuinely friendly.

4/5

Very Good

Paradise!
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We wanted to stay in a quit place which looked like paradise, we succeeded! The resort is absolutely located on a beautiful spot. It takes 25 minutes by longtail from Ton Sai but this is worth it. The...

2/5

Poor

Stunning location with dreadful management
Date:
This is a resort described as "rustic" by some reviewers - I would say basic - very basic! Great little beach with an opportunity for early morning or late evening snorkeling, good food and at a fair...

4/5

Very Good

Unexpectedly Rustic, but Still Nice
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Overall, we had a great time. But a few things I would point out that are not in the info on the website: electricity from 6 pm -6 am only. This isn't really an inconvenience during the day, even...

1/5

Terrible

Beware, an old Dutch lady lurks. Refunds, changes, internet, warm water, and electricity aren't in the policy
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http://www.phiphirelaxresort.com/index.html Try to find the bit about electricity from 6pm to 6am or the internet from 6pm to 10pm (when it works). I'll give you a cookie if you...

3/5

Average

Beautiful view but hard to relax!
Date:
The whole of Phi Phi is beautiful and this resort is no different set in a beautiful landscape on a private beach. The hotel pick you up from the ferry by a private long tail boat and take you away...   

5/5

Excellent

It was like stepping onto the set of LOST
Date:
We truly enjoyed our stay at this little hidden place. It's set on a secluded part of the beautiful phi phi island and the whole place only has a handful of bungalows. We rented two bungalows that...      

4/5

Very Good

Great low key accommodation
Date:
We stayed at Relax for 5 nights in April 2010 at the end of a 3 week holiday in Thailand, and it was definitely a highlight. Remember these are bungalows on the beach, so don't expect a 5 star...

4/5

Very Good

Rustic and Unique
Date:
We spent one night at the Phi Phi Relax resort in May 2011 and wished that we could have stayed longer! The bungalows are rustic, but totally chill and relaxing. Make sure that you spring the extra $...

5/5

Excellent

We just felt in love!
Date:
If you want to relax, taking time on a wonderfull beach, eat and drink well, just go at the Relax Beach Resort! My boyfriend and I stayed there 4 nights in july. It is a great place for family and...       

4/5

Very Good

Romantic Bungalows on Private Beach with great cocktails
Date:
We arrived in Phi Phi town and stayed at Mama Resort walking distance from the ferry, which was sufficient for our first night. We wanted a quite romantic beach bungalow, which was clean, secure and...

4/5

Very Good

Couples & Kids Can Completely Relax
Date:
A secluded, serene and sandy tropical beach with hilly jungle backdrop sets the scene for this low-key bungalow 'resort' that is such a wonderful place to chill out but suffers slightly from...

2/5

Poor

just average
Date:
not here nor there - not fancy at all while not exactly low key. we got the 3 nights for the price of 2 and decided to skip the last one. * food is not exciting at all * the beach is kind of rocky...

4/5

Very Good

extremely nice and peaceful
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relax beach resort is just what you need if you want to relax and have a good time. a few things to keep in mind tho.. the electricity is from from 6pm to 6am.. also, one pretty much has to eat all...  

3/5

Average

Very relaxing bungalows, great restaurant, poor beach...
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This resort has beautiful and clean bungalows with view to the sea. The rooms are very clean and you can enjoy a comfortable bed in a balcony. The restaurant is fabulous and we probably had there the...

4/5

Very Good

Castaway Island Resort Living
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This place is perfect ---- you are looking to escape from everything. Excellent romantic getaway place. You are very isolated on their little spot on the beach. The restaurant is good and has...   

1/5

Terrible

Stress Beach Resort
Date:
Relax Beach Resort was really Stress Beach Resort! We had our prepaid reservations for this resort made 6 weeks in advanced. We had read all the reviews and spent a lot of time choosing this resort...

1/5

Terrible

Worst Experience in My Traveling Life
Date:
The minute we touch the shore of this Phi Phi Relax Beach Resort the managers were on us because we brought groceries with us. No one, not the booking agent, not even their website said anything...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise! With a few t's and c's
Date:
Great place on the eastside of phi phi, completely islolated. It has a private beach with snorkling that was probably the best we came across despite doing all phi phi's must snorkel spots. We stayed...

2/5

Poor

not worth it.... beach is ok but crowded.. expensive for what you
Date:
I spent about 10 days travelling in the south part of andaman islands, my last destination was Phi Phi. being this my second time in this island i wouldnt reccomend anyone to stay here. Yes it is...

5/5

Excellent

A-M-A-Z-I-N-G :)
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After reading the reviews we realised that there seemed to be quite a few that came up where people were complaing about things. However dont let those put you off... all the information about this...  

4/5

Very Good

Beach Retreat
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We stayed at the resort for 3 nights in one of the beach front bungalows. When l booked the resort their website suggested there were 16 bungalows, they varied in price depending on location. I didn't...

5/5

Excellent

Does exactly what it says on the tin-Relax!!!!
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This is a gorgeous resort. You go back to basics in a beautiful location with lovely staff, yummy food and experience a different kind of luxury. Yes, the showers are cold and the electricity is only...

1/5

Terrible

Beautiful setting spoiled by food poisoning and poor service
Date:
We arrived at the beautiful island of Phi Phi to what seemed like a wonderful secluded beach resort..... However, it became a nightmare and we couldn't leave soon enough! The first night was ok....

4/5

Very Good

4* Robinson Crusoe
Date:
The location of this hotel is abosolutly stunning. you can only dream of natural bueaty like this. I've titled this 4* robinson Crusoe as lets be honest its not the 4* that we naturally expect,...        

5/5

Excellent

Chilled Atmosphere in a Stunning Location
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Phi Phi relax certainly does was it says on the tin! We were greeted from our longtail by friendly staff who carried our bag up to our bungalow. The Bungalow itself was amazing! Real Thai rustic...

4/5

Very Good

Fabulous stay - only if you are prepared!
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A beautiful stay, good service - but prepare yourself before you go! - No Air conditioning - No hot water - No door to the bathroom, only a curtain - No electricity between 6am and 6pm -...

5/5

Excellent

amazing place.
Date:
I read alot of bad reviews about this hotel on tripadvisor, they nearly put me off going i dont no way because this place was amazing my only regret was i could'nt stay longer. I stayed for 2 nights...

3/5

Average

A secluded paradise but terrible service!
Date:
We stayed here for a few nights before Christmas and the resort is a secluded paradise. It is ideal for those who wish to be away from the centre of Phi Phi Don and want to unwind in peace and quiet....  

5/5

Excellent

wonderful way to start the new year!
Date:
having heard mixed things about Phi Phi , we arrived with some trepidation.. however have no fear.. this resort is everything we wanted and desired... located on the east side of the island, its quiet...   

4/5

Very Good

Good place to chill.
Date:
We spent 4 days at the resort in the middle of December 2010. We knew about the electricity and didn’t care, as it turned out, we even cared less when we got there. There are cons and pros about...    

3/5

Average

Beach-Jungle-Snake-food poisening
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Bamboo hut on the beach, no hot water, power from 6pm to 6am to run the fan in your room. Food not so good, wife and I ate at the BBQ (fish), food poisoning, tossing cookie all the next day. Beer get...   

5/5

Excellent

Most relaxing, low key place near Phuket
Date:
We stayed at Phi Phi Relax Beach Resort for 4 nights in May and plan to return when we're next in Thailand. There are mixed reviews about this place and I can understand why. We spent 4 nights in a...

3/5

Average

Wonderful place but rude staff
Date:
We just spent 2 nights in Phi Phi Relax resort and if you look for a natural Robinson Crusoe experience, it is great.Bungalows are clean,and typically thaï style,in wood and bamboo.Cold shower can be...

3/5

Average

Relax - It's an experience!
Date:
We stayed at Phi Phi Relax Beach Resort for 3 nights over New Years with our 13 year old son. The resort is a great experience overall. I agree with others, the food is overpriced in Thai terms (but...     

2/5

Poor

That's a prison!!
Date:
Believe me, good thing are just: pictures and elevated houses... all the rest are horrible. Electricity: You can't use electricity from 6am to 6pm, every day, that wasn't a breakdown, it's a rule...

3/5

Average

great little gem
Date:
We loved this little gem. The rooms where large and the bathroom was better than we expected. The only issue and it's really not an issue, except I'm a sook, it could have done with at least...

3/5

Average

Worst experience ever
Date:
Beautiful resort, but worst management ever. The staff is very unfriendly and never smile or say something friendly. 'Good morning' or 'How are you' is too much trouble for them. Two nasty...

3/5

Average

weird impression
Date:
Despite the fact the location is very calm compared to Tonsai, I found the Hotel really expensive for what you're given. - restaurant : almost the double from what you'll pay in other places -...

5/5

Excellent

Relaxed
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We have stayed at Releax resort twice and we intend on staying there again in 2011 and taking my mother. We love it. The bungalows are clean and tidy. The staff are helpful and friendly (we were...

1/5

Terrible

The best part of this hotel was leaving it
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Please read. I signed up for trip advisor for the sole purpose of advising others to stay as far away from this place as possible. Here's why... We arrived on Tonsai pier and see someone with a...

3/5

Average

Excellent location, average food and decent rooms...
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First the location is amazing, its right on the beach. We stayed on the coral bungalow. This was right on the sand. which is why we decided to stay here. The snorkelling is great. But the corals are...

3/5

Average

Great location, Good Value,Good Food, but no fresh water.
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We stayed for seven nights and by then we were dying for a fresh water shower! The place is truly gorgeous, so peaceful and relaxing, take a good read! We loved our room (no air con during the day...

5/5

Excellent

The best of Thailand
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We stayed in a coral sea bungalow on the sea front at the end of the beach(#45 to be exact). Fantastic little piece of old Thailand on A perfect little beach. The sound of monkeys hooting from the...

5/5

Excellent

A Phi Phi surprice
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Arriving to Phi Phi island after a week of Koh Gnai (where it is very quite, unspoiled nature and deserted beaches in low season) we were a little disappointed. In our memory (we were there 10 years...

5/5

Excellent

Relax does exactly what it says on the tin!
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When we arrived at the ferry port we meet a guy with the Relax sign and waited for the rest of the people destined for the same resort. We got into a longboat and headed for our resort. We passed a...

4/5

Very Good

Just what the doctor ordered
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I've read through some of the negative reviews. To be fair to some of them they are true e.g electric, salt shower. However, these so called negative points are clearly marked in the...

5/5

Excellent

Totally Relaxing
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What a gem, Relax is a very special place in paradise... great rooms, we stayed in a Paradise bungalow for 3 nights right on the beach with a great balcony for afternoon naps. The double bed had a...      

4/5

Very Good

Rustic and very relaxing
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Arriving is beautiful, the hotel is on a private beach and very quiet and laid back. Each person gets a bungalow - we booked a jungle bungalow - it is beautiful with a private balcony, large space,...

1/5

Terrible

NOT A PLEASANT PLACE, ABSOLUTELY NOT
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I read all the bad reviews before I booked this place, but it was actually much worse than I thought. About "no electricity", I thought it'd be okay as it would be bright during day time and also...

5/5

Excellent

FANTASTIC
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Passing Patong, Ao Nang,... I was really looking forward to stay somewhere calm, let's say more basic. We couldn't make a decision between coconut or Phi Phi relax, I think that coconut has airco and...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise
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We spent 2 night there and it was so relaxing!!!! We took the beach paradise bungalow – it stays just on the beach, includes fruits for free, massage (1 hour) for free, and canoe and snorkeling...

4/5

Very Good

The only place worth staying on Phi Phi
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We stayed at Phi Phi Relax for 5 nights with our 9 year old son and did exactly that...relaxed. The bungalow was very clean with a lovely deck off of the front. We were in the second row back from...

5/5

Excellent

An Awesome experience to live on the beach side
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If you are looking for a reasonably costing beach side resort you are bound to go to this resort.. on an exclusive private beach which is a snorkelloing point. it is a great place to stay

5/5

Excellent

Paradise!!
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I was completely astonished to read the previous two reviews. I have just returned from Thailand, spending our last week at Phi Phi Relax with my husband and 1.5 year old daughter, and we totally...         

4/5

Very Good

Absolutely Stunning, Happy, Friendly Staff almost felt like famil
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My Husband and I travelled to Phi Phi for the first time this year after a reccomendation from a friend. We knew to expect that there was limited electricity and that the resort didn't have air con,...

1/5

Terrible

Nothing but Cheats
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Where do I start? I totally agree with reviewer Wanderluster_UK. We booked a relax bungalow online, and when we got there the type was switched and we were given one of the worst in the place - up a... 

2/5

Poor

Rude, overpriced disappointment with attitude!
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Mostly unpleasant experience due to REALLY bad attitude of staff here. Have stayed in dozens of places in Thailand over many years and never felt the need to write something negative. This place...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful, peaceful, quiet resort hide away
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Relax was a beautiful, relaxing, basic resort on the east of Phi Phi. The resort is very well run but a group of Thais. The resort is only accessed by longtail and is pretty cut off from the rest of...

5/5

Excellent

Truly Paradise
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We booked Relax Beach resort after a recommendation from a friend and after checking out it's website. We knew what to expect in terms of the possible downsides to the resort. Don't kid yourself. This...       

1/5

Terrible

Avoid this hotel, they're only interested in your money
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We stayed 3 nights in this hotel over Xmas 2009 with our baby. We thought it was going to be a quiet nice isolated type of bungalow-hotel, that's what they promised at least. Instead of that, they put...

2/5

Poor

Dodgy
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We booked late and were given the worst room in the resort at 2500 baht per night. I would advise you to decline if they offer you “the room above the kitchen.” Once you get to the resort by long...

4/5

Very Good

10 meters from the beach, miles from anything else...
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PROS 1. Beach-front bungalow. We stayed in a "Coral Beach Bungalow", which was at high tide about 5-10 metres from the water. 2. Beach. This attraction is not entirely subsumed by the above point,...

3/5

Average

Great setting away from the partycrowds, little pricey, cold mana
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I have been checking various websites for days untill I finally decided to book Phi Phi Relax. Since I did not wanted to be kept awake by partying, drinking, puking, noisy kids and loud bars untill 3,...

5/5

Excellent

The best trip.......
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My wife and I decided to stay here for one night and then head back. But once we arrived here we wound up saying 5 nights. This place was great. There were only a few couples there besides us and so...          

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful Resort and excellent Service
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My wife and I stayed there 6 days, including the New Years Eve party. RELAX is the key word. The only way to get there is by boat! The beach is beautiful. Some of the nicest corals in Thailand are...     

5/5

Excellent

Hidden Gem
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We wanted a nice retreat just before going back home after 15 days of intense backpacking and it was just perfect: typical bungalows, helpful staff, beautiful beach, quiet, clean, possibility of...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely place
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This hotel is something unique. Located in this lovely private paradise beach, with a great happy and helpfull staff and with a great restaurante. Perfect for couples that want to enjoy eachother in...   

5/5

Excellent

A quiet place with a very beautiful location
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This is a small, very well run resort, in a most beautyful place. I spent 6 days here together with my wife and 3 kids. We all loved it. The staff is very friendly and helpful, the bungalows are fine,...

4/5

Very Good

RELAX... lives up to its name
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One of the most beautiful and relaxing spots around. Its like having you own private beach! Not the best place if you are looking for the chaos and party of Phi Phi town--- which is exactly why we...   

3/5

Average

Great place but bad service and attitude by managers
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The place is spectacular. Great diving right there. Quiet, peaceful, relaxing. Monkeys in the jungle behind it, lovely sunrises. Picturesque, simple cabins if you like the simple life. Cold water. The...

4/5

Very Good

Does exactly what it says on the tin
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If you're hesitating about booking based on the negative reviews elsewhere on these pages, don't hesitate. I thought Relax was a fantastic getaway from the hustle and bustle of Ko Phi Phi's noisier...    

4/5

Very Good

Cute and Authentic
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We stayed four nights at this secluded small resort. It was recommended by two friends of mine who stayed here two weeks prior. It only has about 18 bungalows. So make sure you book about at least...

5/5

Excellent

out of this world, wonderful and the best
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My husband and I had six wonderful days staying at Phi Phi Relax. Were worried about the fact that there wasn't electricity during the day and the few bad reviews we had read, but our days there...

4/5

Very Good

SOME OF THE BEST SERVICE IN THAILAND
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myself & my wife spent a few days of our honeymoon at Relax Beach Resort and enjoyed superb hospitality from start to finish, we were really sad to go. Rooms are quite modest but good value for...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent, quiet, remote, romantic resort
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MY husband (then fiancé) stayed here for 4 nights whilst on a 2 week holiday around Thailand. I would thoroughly recommend the resort. The rooms are basic, but cheap enough to justify it. Its rustic,...

5/5

Excellent

Brilliant - would go back!
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This place is gorgeous. The people are lovely. The Bungalows are basic, but if you don't care about mod cons, then this is the place for you. Remember to bring some reef shoes, as it's hard to walk on...  

3/5

Average

Nice spot, average standard
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My wife and I stayed four nights on this resort. We had a bad experience with the transfer from the airport in phuket to the ferry to bring us to Koh Phi Phi. We were running a tight schedule and only...

5/5

Excellent

A piece of paradise
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It was an excellent surprise to find this piece of paradise after half an hour of trekking passed the view point. We loved the place and decided to stay a couple of nights. The excellent staff and the...

2/5

Poor

Beautiful Spot, awful experience- BELIEVE THE REVIEWS!
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We were very excited about going to Phi Phi. This was our first trip to Thailand and had just spent 3 nights in Koh Phangan at the Mai Pen Rai Bungalows. They were great but were a little more...

5/5

Excellent

Relaxing (Dont listen to the negative reviews)
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Phi Phi Relax Beach was well worth the trip! Sure you have to take an additional long tail boat ride to this exclusive beach, but it is well worth it. After making our trip to Phi Phi and being...

5/5

Excellent

Relaxing (Dont listen to the negative reviews)
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Phi Phi Relax Beach was well worth the trip! Sure you have to take an additional long tail boat ride to this exclusive beach, but it is well worth it. After making our trip to Phi Phi and being...   

2/5

Poor

Tourist trap
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Stayed there for four nights. Had the cost of the huts been 30% less and had the prises in the restaurant been the same I wouldve given it top reviews. The staff is very nice, but ypou cant help...

2/5

Poor

Lovely location - terrible resort
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Other people have commented on the beautiful beach, let me concentrate on the facilities. This resort is the crappiest place we have ever seen at a price like this. The huts look good once you see...

1/5

Terrible

Hell in Paradise
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My boyfriend and I recently completed a 4 week trip in Thailand. We stayed in a variety of places and the Phi Phi Relax Resort was by far our WORST experience in the country-- in fact, it was one of...

3/5

Average

Basic but a very nice stay
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A great basic getaway. Recomend for the traveller who is on a buget and wants to experience a very nice setting. Good cheap food, nice cabins. Dislike were lack of hot water but could live with this...

4/5

Very Good

Relax Beach... That says it all
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I thought Relax Beach was a great place and a great experience. My husband and I had spent about a week on the more crowded area of the island first so when we got to relax beach it was a welcome...