The Waters Khao Lak – Thailand

For our stay in Khao Lak the number one priority was relaxation! That is why when looking at different hotels we fell in love with ‘The Waters’. As this holiday was planned for Mr B’s 40th birthday, we decided to treat ourselves and upgrade to a swim-up room.

The resort was very tranquil and spacious with large open pools and lush gardens.

Our room had an extremely comfy king size bed.

Inside the spacious bathroom was a gigantic shower and the hotel’s own-brand toiletries.

The room also had all the usual extras, such as dressing gowns and slippers, tea and coffee facilities, a fridge and fantastic air-con.

But of course the star of the room was the private terrace which gave us direct access to the pool.

We spent most of our days here, relaxing . . .

Drinking bubbles . . .

And just having the best time together!

The swim-up rooms were set in small blocks each with its own pool so it never felt crowded or busy.

We were so impressed with the hotel and it is safe to say we will jump at the chance of upgrading to a swim-up room again as we loved the privacy it gave us.

We also found The Waters hotel staff very friendly and helpful, but that was a theme we found to be true throughout the whole of Thailand!



  1. Bejal November 26, 2018 / 10:29 am

    Oh what a lovely relaxing retreat of a hotel! Perfect for a birthday celebration!

    • thetravelsofmrsb
      November 27, 2018 / 1:10 pm

      It was just what we wanted after all our exploring and travelling beforehand!

  2. Mostlyfoodandtravel November 26, 2018 / 11:56 am

    Want to be there now. Sounds like a beautiful hotel and that swim up room is amazing. Hope Mr B had a good birthday.

    • thetravelsofmrsb
      November 27, 2018 / 1:11 pm

      Thank you! He certainty did!

  3. louise November 26, 2018 / 3:28 pm

    Oh wow, so pretty! I have never heard of a swim up room before – but I love it! Your blog is dangerous! It always makes me go and look online for expensive travel adventure hahaha! X

    • thetravelsofmrsb
      November 27, 2018 / 1:12 pm

      Haha! I do the same! honestly the swim up room was so good! And it would be great for having Clara as you have all your things in your room and you don’t have to worry about taking it all down to the pool in your beach bag xxx

  4. binny November 28, 2018 / 7:42 am

    Omg if you loved this you will absolutely love The Laguna in Bali!!!

    • thetravelsofmrsb
      November 28, 2018 / 8:51 pm

      Oh yes! It looked fabulous!

  5. Elaine birkin December 1, 2018 / 9:47 am

    What a beautiful place, so tranquil & the swim up terrace looks fantastic, saves carting pool gear everyday xx

    • thetravelsofmrsb
      December 4, 2018 / 11:23 pm

      It was so relaxing and it was definitely a bonus not having to pack a pool bag everyday!

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