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The Floathouse River Kwai - Kachanaburi's foating resort

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Honeymoons & Couples

Set in a magnificent location in Kanchanaburi, the magical Floathouse River Kwai is the perfect resort for guests that are seeking an eco-friendly, unique experience.

Your adventure begins before you reach the hotel, as the floating resort is only accessible by boat. The floating lobby and restaurant are in the middle of floating villas for easy access for all guests

This resort provides complete privacy to its guests as each floating villa is detached with a private front porch. The hotel sits on a magnificent part of the historical River Kwai and offers breath-taking views of the natural surroundings from your front terrace.

The Floathouse River Kwai offers a variety of onsite activities to keep you busy and entertained during your stay. Witness the wonderful fertile nature along the River Kwai by taking a splendid long-tail boat ride that will bring you the utmost relaxation.

For a more traditional practice, Bamboo Rafting is a great way to experience the local surroundings in a eco-friendly manner. The bamboo rafts are assembled by the native Mon people and steered for your pleasure by specialist.

Visit Kanchanaburi’s largest and most famous cave, Lawa Cave, located in Saiyok National Park. The cave is beautifully designed by nature with stalactites and stalagmites in many unique formations.

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The property

Each of the 30 floating villas are made from local material, such as teakwood and bamboo, with thickly-layered thatched roofs and each contain a private deck providing breath-taking views of the River Kwai and surrounding greenery. Air-conditioning is also provided in all floating villas to ensure you stay cool during the hot climates. Each deck is spacious and comes equipped with comfortable sundecks and a bench swing to relax and enjoy the panoramic views of the river and lush tropical jungles. The hotel features free WIFI throughout the property including full modern amenities in all its floating villas.

The resort is based on the concept that everything at the property floats, including its restaurant, Pontoon Restaurant, which offers generous varieties of breakfast delicacies with the combination of local specialties. Being open air and floating firmly on the River Kwai overlooking awe-inspiring views, you can enjoy international and Thai cuisines both as A La Carte and buffet style. The floating bar is lively, relaxing and inviting and offers wide range of chilled beverages including world class selection of red and white wines, sparkling cocktails, chilled beers and soft drinks. For couples in search of the perfect luxury holiday to Thailand, The Floathouse River Kwai is happy to arrange special presentations, decorations and menu set to help create a memorable stay.


The Float House is a real gem for activities, offering kayaking, bamboo rafting, hiking and bird watching, to name just a few of the things on offer. 


The Pontoon Restaurant, Moon Lounge and bar offer Thai and international cuisine offering a cosmopolitan feel in A La Carte or buffet style. 

Why Wayfairer

The Floathouse River Kwai is part of Serenata Hotels & Resort Group, a company that strongly believes in sustainability and eco-friendly resorts. The resort strives to conserve the environment and enhance wellbeing of the local people including their culture and tradition. The majority of the staff are from the local community of Mon, an ethnic minority that migrated across the border from Myanmar.

If you'd like to read more about our responsible and sustainable approach to luxury travel you can do so in this dedicated section of our website. 


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