Cape Dara Resort in Pattaya

Secluded Luxury Hotel in North Pattaya

The exclusive and luxurious Cape Dara Hotel is a newcomer to Pattaya and an ideal place to stay if you want to visit Pattaya but you are worried about it being bawdy. Situated on the north side of Pattaya Bay, on the headland between Pattaya and Naklua Beach you will find Cape Dara Resort, shaped like a sail, standing prominently on a headland that juts out into the ocean. Cape Dara describe themselves as a ‘five-star hotel in a six-star location’ and the real selling point of this resort is the unique design of the hotel, which guarantees every room has an amazing, unsurpassed ocean view looking out over Pattaya Bay.

On arrival at Cape Dara Resort, a sense of calm envelops guests as they walk through the tall, slender entrance, and looking out towards the infinity edged pool with the ocean below is an impressive sight. Everything is pearly white with gentle touches of pale wood which enhance the peaceful ambiance of the reception area.


Rooms

Owing to the unusual banana leaf shape of the hotel, the 264 rooms at Cape Dara Resort come in several shapes and sizes; most are slender and long and may contain some fairly narrow areas or sharp turns. This is a necessary consequence to ensure that every room enjoys the view from large, private balconies. The Deluxe rooms range in size from 38-49 sqm with the cream colour scheme continuing from reception into the bedrooms. The Deluxe Corner rooms range from 43-70 sqm and have a balcony and a large 10 sqm terrace. Every room features a 40” widescreen television, free Wi-Fi and impressive bathroom with separate whirlpool bath and shower. Where ever possible, they have built the bubble bath with a view of the ocean, although some rooms have better bath views than others. The best bathroom of all is in the Villa Suite, with a bath surrounded by large windows looking in three directions; it really is a bathroom fit for a king.

 

Restaurants

There are a number of options when it comes to restaurants and bars but most activity centres around the all-day restaurant beside the swimming pool called Radius, which serves a surprisingly fancy selection of European and Asian a la carte dishes (definitely more veal escallops than chicken nuggets). Foie gras and passion fruit salad is one of the chef’s specialities, but there are also pizzas and other family favourites on the menu. This is also where breakfast is served with a beautiful view out into the Gulf of Thailand and Koh Larn (Coral Island) a black hulk on the horizon. Other options include a swim-up bar, an executive club lounge on the 24th floor and a small bakery selling pastries and cakes next to the elevators. There is also a Cantonese restaurant opening soon.

Facilities

The infinity swimming pool is where most guests will spend their time, either under the shaded area in oversized, wicker sofas or sunbathing on loungers that are well spaced out around the pool. This area of Cape Dara has a refined elegance that matches the ambiance of the hotel perfectly. There is a private beach belonging to Cape Dara, however the sand is coarse and uninviting despite the fact that the beach is cleaned three times a day. The gym is modern and well equipped with the latest machines and free weights and a staff member present while you train between 07:00 and 22:00. The children’s club provides a play room for guests, although this isn’t really the sort of hotel that lends itself well to a family vacation. There is also a spa with a full range of pampering options.

Verdict

 

Certain elements to Cape Dara are truly excellent and if you require a sophisticated and peaceful hotel then it is unsurpassed in Pattaya. However, the secluded location means getting in and out of the city can be a real chore, and there isn’t really enough to keep a whole family busy throughout the day. Ultimately, the view is what brings people here and it’s the view that will keep people coming back.

Great for: 

  • Every room has magnificent sea views
  • Refined and exclusive ambiance
  • Private Beach
  • Modern facilities
  • Several eating and drinking options

Not so great for:

  • Far from shops and other conveniences
  • Hotel is not quite completed so minor construction work may be experienced

Dara Deluxe Room
Dara Deluxe Room
Deluxe's Balcony
Deluxe's Balcony
Deluxe's Bathroom
Deluxe's Bathroom
Dara Deluxe's Bathroom
Dara Deluxe's Bathroom
Dara Suite
Dara Suite
Dara Suite Balcony
Dara Suite Balcony
Radius balcony view
Radius balcony view
Vela Ballroom
Vela Ballroom

Cape Dara Resort in Pattaya

Location: 256 Dara beach, soi 20, pattaya-naklua road, Pattaya, 20150 Thailand
Tel: +66 38 933 888


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The exclusive and luxurious Cape Dara Hotel is a newcomer to Pattaya and an ideal place to stay if you want to visit Pattaya but you are worried about it being bawdy. Situated on the north side of Pattaya Bay, on the headland between Pattaya and Naklua Beach you will find Cape Dara Resort, shaped like a sail, standing prominently on a headland that juts out into the ocean. Read More...

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