Boasting overwater bungalows on the Ratchaprapha reservoir (Cheow Lan Lake), 500 Rai Floating Resort is set in a midst of natural surroundings. Guests can indulge in an outdoor pool and enjoy amazing views of lush green hills. Delectable local and Western cuisines can be sampled at Talay Nai Restaurant. Guest are required to take a long tail boat to the resort which take 1 hour 30 minutes from Ratchaprapa pier (can contact the property for boat reservation) Each bungalow here comes with two bedrooms featuring comfortable beds and an air conditioning. The private bathroom is equipped with shower facilities and the toilet is separated from the shower area. Guests can enjoy sunrise and sunset either from an indoor seating area or the outdoor balcony. A two-seat kayak and life jackets are provided for guests to explore the paradise-like beauty of the area. Shuttle services are available for guest's convenience with additional charge. Surat Thani International Airport is a 60 minute drive from the pier, while Koh Samui Piers are 78 mi drive away. Khao Sok National Park is an hour away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Asian

Activities:

Canoeing

Hiking

Water sports facilities on site


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
and
2 futon beds
Bedroom 1:
2 futon beds
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
2 futon beds
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
Living room:
2 sofa beds
2 king beds
and
4 futon beds
Bedroom 1:
3 futon beds
Bedroom 2:
3 futon beds
Bedroom 3:
1 king bed
Bedroom 4:
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
2 futon beds
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.7
Facilities
8.3
Cleanliness
8.5
Comfort
8.7
Value for money
7.0
Location
9.5
Low score for Ratchaprapha
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Keith
    Thailand Thailand
    500 Rai is managed meticulously. From your arrival at the dock through departure time the staff has a "Customer is King“ attitude. The food is delicious. Being immersed within the world’s oldest evergreen forest with the opportunity to view...
  • Michael
    United States of America United States of America
    I cannot put my experience into words. This property is perfect and located in such a beautiful area, We will return. I suggest booking as soon as you can because the property has limited space.
  • Lisa
    United States of America United States of America
    We had a wonderful two night stay in a floating villa here. Loved having the swimming pool and the restaurant is very spacious with a great view of the lake. Staff was also extremely kind and helpful. The hotel organizes a ton of activities (both...

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Ta Lay Nai Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Local • Asian • International • European
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Kosher • Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Resort facilities at 500 Rai Floating Resort
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Wifi
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
View
  • Mountain view
  • Lake view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Canoeing
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
Internet
Wifi is available in the rooms and costs THB 1,500 per 24 hours.
Parking
No parking available.
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Services
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Room service
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Fenced pool
Spa
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Thai

House rules
500 Rai Floating Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in
From 14:00 to 18:00
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
Check-out
From 09:00 to 10:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Curfew
The entrance to the property is closed between 18:00 and 06:00
Refundable damage deposit
A damage deposit of THB 2,000 is required on arrival. That's about US$55. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 1 are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

1 - 3 years
Crib upon request
Free
4 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
THB 2,400 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted payment methods
VisaMastercardJCBUnionPay credit cardCash

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please be informed that there is a compulsory national park fee at THB 300 per person for foreigners and THB 40 per person for Thai citizen. Payment need to be settled at the hotel.

Please note that 500 Rai Floating Resort is located at the middle of the lake and can only be accessed by a long tail boat. The property offers a chargeable boat transfer. Guests are kindly requested to inform the property in advance if they wish to make use of this service. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform 500 Rai Floating Resort of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

A damage deposit of THB 2,000 is required on arrival. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about 500 Rai Floating Resort

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • 500 Rai Floating Resort is 2.9 miles from the center of Ratchaprapha. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at 500 Rai Floating Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • 500 Rai Floating Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Canoeing
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Cooking class
    • Happy hour
    • Swimming pool
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Room options at 500 Rai Floating Resort include:

    • Quad
    • Villa
    • Suite
    • Family

  • 500 Rai Floating Resort has 1 restaurant:

    • Ta Lay Nai Restaurant

  • Guests staying at 500 Rai Floating Resort can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Asian
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at 500 Rai Floating Resort is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.