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What We Love

  • A fabulous beachfront retreat, with breakfast, a daily sunset cocktail, a dinner and moreSavoring one complimentary set lunch and set dinner – more, if you select that option
  • Beginning each day with breakfast on the house, and each night with a sunset cocktail
  • Cooling off in the gorgeous outdoor pool, surrounded by landscaped gardens
  • Receiving a complimentary airport transfer to or from the hotel

What To Know

  • The center of Khao Lak is about fifteen minutes away by car
  • The hotel has free shuttle service to the city center but book ahead
  • Close to plenty of local eateries
  • Free WiFi


  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
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An idyllic beach retreat, with breakfast, a daily sunset cocktail, at least one set lunch and dinner and more


With a stay at Manathai Khao Lak in Takua Pa (Bang Sak), you’ll be close to Bang Sak Beach and Sai Ruang Waterfall. This 4.5-star resort is within the region of Laem Pakarang Beach and Baan Nam Kem Tsunami Memorial Park.


Make yourself at home in one of the 158 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Don’t miss out on recreational opportunities including an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a picnic area.

Food & Drink

Enjoy a meal at one of the resort’s dining establishments, which include 2 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). While enjoying a refreshing dip in the resort pool, you can order your favorite drink at the poolside bar.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Manathai Khao Lak
2/4 Moo 8, Tumbon Bangmuang
Takua Pa, 82190 Thailand


4.5 Very Good 1118 Reviews
Great stay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed 5 nights at the Manathai and totally loved our stay there. There was a small mix up of the outstanding balance left to pay when we checked in (they tried to charge us more but I had everything fully written in email still) but it was soon sorted out.

We had a Deluxe Suite which was perfect for our family of 4. I will say however that if we stay again we would request a top floor room as for 2 nights of our stay the people above us were very noisy late at night stomping around and slamming doors. Not the hotels fault though.

We found the breakfast to be of good quality and varied. We did get room service one night for dinner when we were too tired to go out and this was also good but obviously dearer than going to the great local beach restaurants.

The construction did not bother us at all in our stay. Yes you could hear it but we were enjoying ourselves too much for it to register. As others have said the beach is long, quiet and very beautiful. Will be a shame when more hotels get built in the area but one day we hope to return.

Beautiful place
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is big and spacious. Rooms are clean and fresh,massive beds!!
Breakfast is very good and lots to choose from. The beach is beautiful.
Only negative thing would be that its quite far from town and that you have to go with taxi to different restaurants.
Would highly recommend

Wonderful Wedding & Start to our Honeymoon!
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After endless hours of searching for a beautiful and tranquil, yet reasonably priced, family orientated wedding venue, we finally settled on the Manathai. We cannot recommend this hotel highly enough!

Wap and her team are amazing! They went above and beyond to ensure we had a pleasant stay and beautiful wedding day! If you are looking for a place to simply relax, maybe honeymoon/celebrate an anniversary or even get married then look no further!

The location is stunning. The large swimming pool is just off the clean, secluded beach with a lushious green canopy.

You can take out kayaks, join in on yoga or a variety of child friendly activites. If you want to explore then you can travel to the local beautiful national park with waterfalls! If you want to go further a field then there is a tour company on the beach that offers a variety of reasonably priced packages- we did a day trip to James Bond Island!

The complimentary hot and cold contiential breakfast offered at the hotel was very tasty, and one of the best we had during our travel of Thailand.

The hotel has a number of restaurants which offer a mixture of traditional thai and western cuisine at reasonable prices. There are also a number of beach restaurants within short walking distance.

We stayed in a pool villa just off the beach which came with a number of complimentary extras, such as fruit basket, free shuttle bus, cocktails and a couples' massage.

For anyone considering a blessing or wedding, we had a traditional thai ceremony on the beach and then visited the local national park, before having a 5 course sunset meal for 2 on the beach.

Wap, we cannot thank you enough!

Peaceful location for a perfect escape
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (2 adults + infant) just had a lovely 2 weeks holiday in Manathai hotel, which we highly enjoyed it. Service was excellent, staff very helpful and friendly, rooms cleaned everyday, great breakfast and good food in the hotel restaurants. We did have a mold in our bathroom, which was promptly fixed after reporting. There is a construction going on right next to this hotel, but it did not disturbed us in any way. Even our front door was facing the construction site, we could barely hear anything inside the room, almost nothing. The trickiest part about this hotel - is the location. Beach like this is hard to find in touristy spots in the south of Thailand. Vast, empty, absolutely peaceful and beautiful. It does come with the price of a 15-20 minutes commute to the nearest town and slightly higher prices than average. Hotel does provide shuttle bus to Khao Lak, but it runs only between 14:00-20:00 o'clock. Taxi one way costs about 300B. So for those, who would like to go out and shopping or eating out every night, it might not be the best location wise, but for peaceful family holiday it was very good. As a matter of fact , there were many families with small kids.

Colours restaurant in the resort is excellent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate lunch there and had Massaman lamb curry, Thai fried rice, Pad Thai Goong prawn) and Satay chicken. All meals were superbly presented and the taste was exquisite for all the dishes. The service was excellent, efficient and very friendly.

I think this is the best time meal we have ever had.

I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Prices are very reasonable for the quality of the restaurant.