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The Waters Khao Lak by Katathani, Takua Pa

4-star4 stars
67/238, Moo 5, Bang Niang, Khuk Khuk, Takua Pa, Phang Nga, 82190, Thailand

4-star hotel with full-service spa, connected to the convention center, near Nang Thong Beach
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
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From 5 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Tasty breakfast
Awesome vibe
Great room

The Waters Khao Lak by Katathani, Takua Pa

from $100
  • Bay Room
  • Bay Romance
  • Upper Pool Access
  • Bay Grand Suite
  • Waters Pool Access

What’s around The Waters Khao Lak by Katathani, Takua Pa


  • Nang Thong Beach - 7 min walk
  • Bang Niang Beach - 7 min walk
  • Tsunami Memorial Museum - 11 min walk
  • Khuk Khak Beach - 20 min walk
  • Khao Lak - 43 min walk
  • Khao Lak North Beach - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Khao Lak Beach - 5.2 mi / 8.4 km
  • Khuk Khak Beach - 3.2 mi / 5.2 km

Getting around

  • Phuket (HKT-Phuket Intl.) - 81 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 189 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Swim-up bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Beach towels
  • Number of outdoor pools - 7
  • Swim-up bar
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built - 2011
  • Elevator
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Thai

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Sila Spa. Services include sports massages, Swedish massages, Thai massages, and facials. The spa is equipped with a spa tub and a steam room. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy.


Amici Italian Bistro - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

The Waters Khao Lak by Katathani, Takua Pa’s small print

Also known as

  • Monochrome Resort Takua Pa
  • Monochrome Takua Pa
  • Waters Khao Lak Katathani Hotel
  • Waters Katathani Hotel
  • Waters Khao Lak Katathani
  • Waters Katathani
  • The Waters Khao Lak by Katathani Hotel
  • The Waters Khao Lak by Katathani Takua Pa
  • The Waters Khao Lak by Katathani Hotel Takua Pa


Guests under 13 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 31 December

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of THB 2500 per vehicle (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Most helpful reviewsReviews are sorted based on what customers found most helpful and our recommendations

Fabulous 8.8 From 143 reviews

Poor 2.0
This is one of those resorts where the pictures paint a very different picture than the reality, which was rather grim. It feels very much like a resort from the 80s and pools are set between gravel concrete slabs. My room was a pool access room but actually was not private at all since the room above also has access to the pool entrance right by your terrace, so be prepared for zero privacy on your balcony and the pool in front of it. The room needed paint in various places on the wall and had an old fake leather couch in it. The shower was massive but had a tiny little head that would no longer stay in place and sprayed to the side. Hotel completely overcharged on the taxi from the airport - do not use them. More than double the actual rate! Drinks at the bar were extremely expensive - 400 Baht for a double gin and tonic. The spa was the stuff of nightmares! Looks more like a repurposed hall. Old brown, cracked leather couches and dark dingy rooms. Massage therapist was winging it and was clearly untrained and inexperienced. Prices about 6 times more than outside. Located in the middle of nowhere in an unsavoury area. AVOID.
usOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Recommended, but not for young families.
Enjoyable stay in a very comfortable resort. We made use of a couple of the seven pools and the fact that the pools and rooms were so spread out gave an air of spaciousness and relaxation. It was predominantly adults there and it's OK for older kids like ours but I wouldn't recommend the Waters to young families; there are literally no kids' facilities. The location was fine, a few minutes to the beach and Bang Niang Market.plenty of restaurants and bars and an oversupply of massage facilities could also be found very close by. We were upgraded to an upper pool room with a very pleasant balcony. Beds were comfortable and the bathroom, despite not having a bathtub, to my daughter's disappointment, was spacious. At low season prices the resort was good value. I've stayed in Khao Lak several times and this was the best place I've stayed in. I'd have liked the breakfast menu to change a little more but if that's my only complaint then the place definitely warrants a top rating from me.
Stephen, gb3 night family trip
Good 6.0
Not 4 star
Hotel has some very nice points which included its location to shops and local restaurant's, the pools were great its very unusual to have so many pools at one hotel. The breakfast staff were all very friendly and helpful and there was plenty of variety however we have had better in similar rated hotels and we felt that this could have been improved upon. The hotel have a lot of overnight guests that turn up late in the afternoons and then leave early in the morning so breakfast can sometimes be noisy. We found the reception staff appeared to have limited English and this became a problem if you asked any questions that were out of the norm. Our upper pool access room was comfortable and the bed was huge but if you looked too closely fittings and furniture needed updating and replacing. Overall we had a good holiday and enjoyed our stay.
Jeff, gbOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect - close to beach and lots of places to eat
Perfect room, clean eith huge bed and good sized shower room. Big plus is the direct access to pool. There are multiple pools and best rooms are in the sets of 8 which have their own pool, only shared by the 8 rooms. We walked the whole length of the beach and as you go further to the left where the beach is in front of the larger more expensive hotels, the beach becomed narrower and black sand, so nearer The Remada end of the beach is much better. Cannot reccommend The Waters for proximity to the warm Andaman sea and a large choice of places to eat. You cannot beat an iced coffee and Thai starters while looking out to sea. We went to The Sands for one evening meal and decided we were very glad to have picked The Waters and not The Sands. Best restaurant is only a few doors away The Rabaeng and a good after dinner stop for some beer or cocktails and live music is just as close, The BeBob Bar.
gbOther trip
Good 6.0
Lacks Atmosphere
While the hotel is very nice and modern it lacks personality and atmosphere. There is no staff interaction and no guest activities The wifi drops out constantly After the 3 rd breakfast the monotany of the same dishes each morning has the guests just wondering round and round looking for something differnt. Even if you have your own pool acsess room, at 9:30pm the night security guard comes round and shines a torch in your eyes telling you to get out of the pool despite it still being 29 degrees I suppose its designed for couples who are looking for somewhere quiet and boring. If your looking for somewhere fun and a place with lots of staff involvment try The Haven just up the road
Darren, auOther trip

The Waters Khao Lak by Katathani, Takua Pa

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