Krabi, Thailand – November 16, 2016 – Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve invites guests to celebrate the glimmer of the festive season and bid adieu to 2016 with a golden finale. Guests will create new holiday traditions with a special Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner. Set to a backdrop of glistening sands, blue skies and surrounding islands in the Andaman Sea, families and friends will enjoy memorable cultural experiences and lasting memories for years to come.

Wishes for a sparkling holiday season begin with fun-filled activities for the entire family. Explore the region by boat with an island-hopping excursion to discover ethereal beaches sprinkled throughout sea, or enjoy a private picnic on Hong Island as you snorkel between bites. Experience Thai culture as you visit quaint fishing villages and venture through the tropical jungle to discover waterfalls and hot springs.

Back at Phulay Bay, bask in the glitz of the season with a special Christmas Eve barbeque dinner to the sounds of live music while dressed in white. The following day, enjoy a signature reserve picnic celebration for lunch while Santa visits with the children. Families will be entertained by a selection of activities at the resort for the entire family including cooking classes, Muay Thai lessons, floating candle rituals, monk blessings, kayaking, candle yoga and much more.

The festivities continue through New Year’s Eve with a glitzy affair complete with a gourmet meal, live music, traditional shows and a DJ as the year comes to a close. Visit the spa on New Years’ Day and enjoy the signature Royal Thai Gold Silk Package, leaving guests with glowing skin. A Thai foot massage, traditional massage and herbal infusion ritual complete the spa experience allowing guests to begin the year with a true touch of gold.

Festive Season offer:

Guests who book a five-night stay at Phulay Bay will receive 25 percent off regular season rates for stays between 26 December 2016 and 5 January 2017. The offer includes daily breakfast for two at Jampoon Restaurant, 24-hour dedicated butler service, daily complimentary transfers to Hong Island, Wi-Fi, a special welcome amenity and soft-drinks from the mini-bar. Rates are available from 33,600 THB ($947) per night based on double occupancy.

Reservations for the Christmas Eve barbeque dinner begin at 5,500 THB ($155) and 14,900 THB ($420) for the New Years’ Eve celebration, including gourmet dining, live entertainment, a selection of beer and fine wines, and a champagne toast on New Year’s Eve. 

To experience a touch of gold at Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve for the holidays please visit: www.RitzCarlton.com/PhulayBay.

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About Phulay Bay, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Phulay Bay, the first Ritz-Carlton Reserve property, is located in Krabi, Thailand set along the scenic shores of the Andaman Sea. Phulay Bay represents a departure from the ordinary and is designed for travelers seeking rare, exotic and authentic experiences in the most remote corners of the world and features 54 one-bedroom villas with private plunge pools and beautiful ocean views.

Thai for “where the mountains meet the sea,” Phulay Bay lays nestled between the immaculate white-sand beaches below and limestone cliffs above. The Royal Andaman Sea Villa is the gem of the Royal Villa collection (there are six total), due to its stunning views of the Andaman, not to mention the 2 x 3 meter bed, outdoor/indoor rainforest showers, private infinite plunge pool, and separate veranda area complete with lounge chairs overlooking the villa’s beautifully manicured gardens.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, MD., currently operates more than 90 hotels in over 30 countries and territories.  More than 40 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is proud to offer The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® in which members can link accounts with Marriott Rewards® and Starwood Preferred Guest® for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com, for the latest company updates, visit news.ritzcarlton.com and to join the live conversation, use #RCMemories.  The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR).

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