World-Renowned Floating Hotel in Thailand.
Original Floating Hotel - awarded specialty lodge on River Kwai,Kanchanaburi in Thailand with the real touch of nature and unseen culture.
The truly unique eco-floating Resort River Kwai Jungle Rafts is floating since 1976 on the River Kwai, Kanchanaburi. The resort is situated in a tranquil surrounding and emanates a calm back-to-basics atmosphere. In the romantic light of candles and lanterns, our guest stay in unison with Mon culture and the pure nature of the tropical forest and scenic mountain ranges.
The river flows underneath the floating rafts which contain the individual guest rooms. The walls are weaved from bamboo and in conjunction with the beautiful wooden furniture the spirit of traditional Mon living is revived. Furthermore, there are rafts for the spa and the restaurant, which will ensure an extraordinary dining experience under the stars. The ambience will tickle your taste buds and make the delicious Thai and Western cuisine even better.
Experience the Mon heritage, one of the oldest tribes of
South East Asia residing in the area of the Burmese
and Thai border. The Mon people are responsible for
the distribution of the Theravada Buddhism in Myanmar
and Thailand. Get the first-hand experience of this ancient
tradition whilst watching their dances and rituals.
One of our main principles is sustainability.
We want to protect the Mon culture and ensure appropriate and decent living conditions for the elephants in the area. Additionally a sewage system was installed to preserve the natural beauty of the river Kwai.
The River Kwai Jungle Rafts guarantee an authentic holiday experience, which you will never forget.
What Press says about our floatel
River Kwai Jungle Rafts Resort, Kanchanaburi, Thailand... Let the world’s entire worries float away on the River Kwai at this tranquil jungle raft resort. Explore nearby caves and waterfalls via canoes or elephants and enjoy the thrilling yet peaceful surroundings. Guests are encouraged to get involved with the local Mon tribes, watch ritual dances, and partake in local customs.”
> River Kwai Jungle Rafts Hotel on German Newspaper : click to read (German)
> River Kwai Jungle Rafts Hotel on MSN Blog : click to read (English)
Awards & Honours
- 2012 / Zoover : One of the 25 Best Hotels in Thailand
- 2012 / CNN GO 's South East Asia Best Floatels.Read the article
- 2012 / Floating Hotels: 10 Aquatic Escapes of Luxury and Adventure
- 2012 / ranked 6th in 'Floating hotels around the world' by Daily Telegraph UK
- 2011 / Thailand Boutique Award Best in Nature & Environment
- 2011 / 4 of the Best Floating Hotels of the world by Daily Telegraph UK
- 2011 / Fantastic Floating Hotels for every traveller
- Top Ten Adventure Resort 2009 in Asia Pacific
- Unseen Paradise Thailand
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