• Khao Lak Merlin Resort

Khao Lak Merlin Resort

Beautiful and unique rainforest retreat

An exotic Thai style haven, the Khao Lak Merlin Resort is set in lush surroundings, 190 metres from the unspoilt white sands of the beach. Here you can enjoy bicycle tours, nature-based excursions and scuba diving trips whilst the centre of Khao Lak is a 10 minute tuk tuk ride from the resort.  Resort facilities include four large swimming pools surrounded by tropical foliage, a Beach Bar, Lobby Bar and swim up bar.

For meals Asian and international delights are served at the Tropical Garden buffet restaurant and grill and seafood options served at the Veranda Restaurant overlooking the beautiful Andaman Ocean. Additional resort facliites include a children's swimming pool and the pampering Merlin spa whilst the 236 rooms are tastfully decorated creating a home away from home complete with a rainfall shower and seperate bathtub.

Hayes & Jarvis Rating
Hotel Category
Deluxe
Location Type
Beach
TripAdvisor Review
Tripadvisor rating 1244 Reviews
Khao Lak

Hotel highlights

  • Four swimming pools
  • Lush tropical gardens
  • Direct access to 190 metres of sandy beach
  • Within walking distance to local restaurants

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    11:00
  • 236 rooms

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • H&J Recommended

Board Basis Options

  • All Inclusive
  • Half Board
  • Bed & Breakfast

For Families

  • Babysitting
  • Kid's Pool

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

Khao Lak Merlin Resort

  • Beach
  • approx. one hour drive from Phuket Airport.
1244 Reviews 89% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 766
  • Very Good 372
  • Average 81
  • Poor 14
  • Terrible 11

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Nov 17, 2019

Amazing stay

Had an amazing stay at Merlin! Only, there were a few things I REALLY missed at the breakfast buffet; I expected more fresh fruit (it IS exotic Thailand after all, right?) such as mango and passion fruit.. Also, I was really happy with the porridge and the tropical smoothie bowl, however after having seen those only once they were never offered again which is a shame.
Nov 11, 2019

A haven of tranquility on a beautiful beach

France

This hotel is set in 15 acres of rain forest with a good choice of swimming pools & fronting a lovely beach. It’s a very good family hotel but there are also lots of quiet places to sit & relax. There are good restaurants & little supermarkets within 5 minutes walk & plenty of taxis to take you to main areas if you fancy somewhere busier. If you don’t though, the area has pretty much everything you need for a relaxing holiday. We thought the basic rooms, although clean, were shabby & needed updating. Other reviewers say they found the staff to be pleasant & helpful & most of them were but we found one or two were positively surly. Breakfast is very good & there’s lots of choice but if you don’t like filter coffee, there’s two machines for cappuccinos, espressos etc. However, most of the time these machines weren’t working properly. Would we stay again? Probably but in a better room.
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Khao Lak Merlin Resort

Facilities

a room full of furniture

Merlin Spa

The Merlin Spa offers an extensive menu of face and body treatments to leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. In addition the spa also features a beauty salon, hairdressers, sauna and steam room.

a pool next to a tree

Four Swimming Pools

The hotel features four pools, one with a swim up bar and one specifically for children complete with a water slide. Another pool is the spa pool which comes with a Jacuzzi.

a person hitting a ball with a racket

Sports & Entertainment

There are tennis courts available at the hotel along with table tennis and billiards. You can also find within the hotel a library and internet corner, and a very child friendly pool.

a living room filled with furniture and a large window

Fitness Centre

There is a fitness centre available for you to use at the resort offering exercise and weight training equipment.

Khao Lak Merlin Resort

Room Types

Superior Room

Superior Rooms come with 30 square metres of living space and are tastefully decorated. Here you can relax on your private seven square metre balcony complete with a table and chairs and enjoy views of the resort. Featuring authentic Thai furnishings these rooms provide a Thai style haven andspacious bathrooms comes with a bathtub and shower.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Shower over bath
  • Towels included

Deluxe Room

Deluxe Rooms come with 35 square metres of modern living space and feature a nine square metre balcony where you can relax at your table and chairs and admire resort views. Your bathroom comes with a walk in rain shower and a separate bathtub.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Pool Access

Pool Access Rooms come with 35 square metres of modern living space and feature an 11 square metre balcony along with table and chairs where you can admire the pool views. Your bathroom comes with a walk in rain shower and separate bathtub whilst bedrooms are fitted with a king-sized bed. Children 12 years and under are not allowed in this room category.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
a bedroom with a bed and desk in a room

Interconnecting Superior Room

Interconnecting Superior Rooms come with 30 square metres of tastfully decorated living space and feature a seven square metre balcony complete with table and chairs where you can admire the resort views. Here you will have two of these rooms interconnecting via a door normally found within the bedroom. These rooms are perfect for a family of two adults and two children looking for that extra space.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Shower over bath
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
Deluxe Room

Interconnectiong Deluxe Room

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

One Bedroom Pool Villa

The room facilities at Khao Lak Merlin include everything to make your stay peaceful and hassle-free. The one bedroom pool villas are perfect for a couple or smaller family. There is ample indoor and outdoor living areas, and a refreshing 25 square metre private swimming pool. These rooms are located on the beachfront, so you won’t have to go far to feel the sand between your toes.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
a living area with a building in the background

Two Bedroom Pool Villa

The room facilities at Khao Lak Merlin include everything to make your stay peaceful and hassle-free. The two bedroom pool villas are perfect for a family who want lots of space to relax in. The main bedroom has a king size bed, whilst the second bedroom has twin beds. Each bedroom has its own bathroom for added privacy. There is ample indoor and outdoor living areas, and a refreshing 25 square metre private swimming pool. These rooms are the closest to the beach, so you won’t have to go far to feel the sand between your toes.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Internet
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Khao Lak Merlin Resort

Food & Drink

Beach Bar

The Beach Bar offers the best location to feel the fresh sea breeze whilst enjoying the fabulous sea views and your favourite drink.

Veranda Restaurant

Veranda Restaurant

The Veranda Restaurant serves an exotic selection of seafood dishes which can be enjoyed on the airy terrace in front of the beach, an ideal location for a romantic dinner.

Tropical Garden Restaurant

Serving an international selection in authentic Thai settings, this is your main restaurant at the hotel where breakfast, lunch and dinner can be enjoyed.

Lounge

Lobby Lounge

An ideal place to meet up with friends, the Lobby Lounge provides live entertainment in the evenings. An Internet corner is also available and Wireless Internet access is free of charge.

Board Basis Options

Bed & Breakfast

Half Board Plus is inclusive of 2 drinks, either alcoholic or non alcoholic including house wines, local beer, fruit juice, soft drinks.

Full Board Plus is inclusive of 2 drinks, either alcoholic or non alcoholic including house wines, local beer, fruit juice, soft drinks.

All Inclusive

All inclusive is valid from May - October only and includes the following: - Breakfast - buffet breakfast 6.30 - 10.30 hrs. - Lunch - a la carte or set menu 12.00 - 15.00 hrs. - Dinner - a la carte, set menu or buffet 18.30 - 22.00 hrs. - Beverages - free flow of house wines, local beer, juice, soft drink, spirits, coffee or tea and local drinking water between 11.00 - 23.00 hrs.

Khao Lak Merlin Resort

Family Friendly Facilities

Family Facilities

A childrens menu is available in the restaurants, whilst a kid's playground and baby sitting service keep little ones out of trouble. The baby sitting service is subject to availability and charges locally.

Khao Lak Merlin Resort

Special Offers

a close up of a beach

Honeymoon offer

Honeymoon Offer

Honeymooners will receive:

Guaranteed king size bed.

Fruit basket and flower decoration in room on arrival

25% discount on spa treatments ( not applicable to promotional packages)

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