HOW TO GET HERE
500 RAI RESORTS
500Rai floating resort is located in Chiew Larn Lake, a part of Khao Sok National Park,
Surat Thani Province. It sits in a tranquil area of the lake, nestled between hills and close to waterfalls, hiking trails, and caves.
To get to 500Rai, you will need to combine different modes of transportation. The first part will be by road to Chiew Larn Lake Pier (aka Ratchaprapha Pier at Ratchaprapha Dam) and the second on a long-tail boat (a traditional Thai boat).
The long-tail boat ride to the hotel takes 1 Hour and 30 minutes. On the way, you will be introduced to the beautiful lake, emerald green water, and exuberant nature with strategic stops for photos.
500RAI office is located at Chiewlarn pier opposite Tourist police office. Our reservations and operations team standby from 08.30 - 16.30 You can check in, asking any questions, leave your luggage or book rooms and tours here.
BY LONG TAIL BOAT
Chiew Larn pier is the only one port to access 500Rai. You need to take a boat to the resort. On the way, you will be introduced to the beautiful lake, emerald green water, and exuberant nature with strategic stops for photos.
From the pier you can reach 500Rai within 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Only long tail boat is allowed to operate in National Park by locals. There are 2 sizes; small boat can take up to 10 people and big boat can take up to 18 people.
Resort boat schedule time
( operated by locals )
Schedule long tail boat THB 1000 per person for round-trip
PIER TO RESORT
RESORT TO PIER
Private boat can be arranged with additional charge
operated from 08.00 – 18.00
PIER TO RESORT
Small boat *
Big boat **
* Additional THB 1500 per night for extra night
** Additional THB 2000 per night for extra night
Alternatively, please contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The nearest airport is Surat Thani Airport ( URT ).
There are direct flights to Surat Thani Airport
from many cities around Thailand.
Suvarnabhumi I Bangkok ( BKK ) - Surat Thani Airport ( URT )
Don Mueang I Bangkok ( DMK ) - Surat Thani Airport ( URT )
Chiang Mai Airport ( CNX ) - Surat Thani Airport ( URT )
If you drive to Chiew Larn Lake, your destination mark would be “Chiew Larn Lake Pier”
There are parking lots at the pier guarded by Municiple officers, with parking fee THB 80 per car per night, the rate might be changed depending on Municiple Regulations.