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The ShellSea

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2 outdoor pools, sun loungers
Front of property - evening/night
Grand Pool Villa | Minibar, in-room safe, individually furnished, desk
Daily buffet breakfast (THB 750 per person)
Lobby sitting area

Overview of The ShellSea

The ShellSea

5.0 star property
Krabi beachfront hotel with 2 restaurants and pool bar

8.8/10 Fabulous

79 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
999 Moo 6, Sai Thai, Muang, Krabi, Krabi, 81000
Main amenities
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Breakfast available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fitness center
  • Free children's club
  • On the beach
  • Pool bar
  • Sauna
For families
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children stay free
  • Children's club (free)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach
  • East Railay Beach - 39 min drive
  • Ao Nang Beach - 15 min drive
  • Nopparat Thara Beach - 18 min drive
  • Walking Street - 26 min drive
  • Krabi Pier - 27 min drive
  • Khlong Muang Beach - 31 min drive
  • Tubkaek Beach - 30 min drive

Getting around

  • Krabi Intl. Airport (KBV) - 40 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • D’oasis Cafe - 4 min drive
  • น้องโจ๊ก - 21 min drive
  • Maymakebake - 19 min drive
  • ปากน้ำกระบี่ซีฟู้ด - 156 min drive
  • มารีน่า เมี่ยงปลาเผา - 4 min drive

About this property

The ShellSea

At The ShellSea, you can hit the beach to enjoy the shade from a beach umbrella or relax in a sun lounger. 2 outdoor pools provide fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can indulge in Thai massages, body scrubs, and aromatherapy. Cerulean, one of 2 restaurants, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other features of this luxurious hotel include a free kid's club, a poolside bar, and a fitness center. The helpful staff and beach location get good marks from fellow travelers.


English, German, Thai

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safety and Health Administration (Thailand)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 85 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This is a certified Thailand SHA Plus property. Thailand SHA Plus is a health and safety certification (an additional level to the SHA standard), for properties that are open to vaccinated travelers and have at least 70% of staff vaccinated, issued by the Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (3 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*
  • Free children's club


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Free children's club

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Fitness classes

Working away

  • Computer station
  • Meeting room


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pool loungers
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services


  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • ATM/banking
  • Built in 2016
  • Fitness center
  • Garden
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Sauna
  • Spa services
  • Terrace


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Elevator


  • English
  • German
  • Thai

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Minibar

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are 2 treatment rooms. Services include Thai massages, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.


Cerulean - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Azure - Onsite bar.

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: THB 3000.00 per night

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately THB 750 for adults and THB 375 for children
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of THB 1800 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 2)

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for THB 1500.0 per day
  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 2 and 11 costs THB 1800 (one-way)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safety and Health Administration (Thailand).


<p>The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. </p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Shell Sea Hotel Krabi
Shell Sea Krabi
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ShellSea Hotel
ShellSea Krabi
The Shell Sea
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The ShellSea Krabi
The ShellSea SHA Plus
The ShellSea Hotel Krabi

Frequently asked questions

Does The ShellSea offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The ShellSea does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The ShellSea?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The ShellSea?
Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools.
Are pets allowed at The ShellSea?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The ShellSea?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by The ShellSea?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is THB 1800 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The ShellSea?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The ShellSea and nearby?
Onsite recreation at The ShellSea includes aerobics. Enjoy a swim in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a sauna and a fitness center. The ShellSea also has an arcade and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The ShellSea?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring international cuisine and ocean views.
Does The ShellSea have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
What's the area around The ShellSea like?
The ShellSea is a short 18-minute walk from Ao Nam Mao and 11 minutes' walk from Shell Fossil Beach. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




6/10 Good

The resort is very pretty, very clean, very comfortable. But it is in the middle of nowhere. If you have a car, this will not be an issue. We were only there three nights, and had never needed a car anywhere else in Thailand. You can’t get anywhere without one. They’ll call you a cab, and it will cost 2-4x what Grab costs you to get back to the hotel. They have a shuttle to take you to Ap Nang and Ao Nang ONLY, and it has very limited predetermined departure and return times. The hotel food is, unfortunately, not great aside from breakfast. There’s a place called God-Le restaurant just down the street that is idyllic and delicious. The beach at the resort is mucky and unusable at low tide. If they provided a better shuttle service, this would be a much better hotel. If it was closer to…anything…it would be a better hotel. If you’re just looking to sit by the pool and not see Thailand, or if you have a rental, it’s great.
Christopher, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Rajasekhar, 5-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

ABDULLAH, 2-night trip
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2/10 Poor

David, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful hotel - very relaxing
Beautiful hotel - very comfortable room - wonderful service
Mary, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

During our stay, the staffs were absolute stars! They are extremely kind and friendly, and they do everything they can to help you :) The hotel, room and the pool were all really lovely like paradise, very clean and modern as well :) The location is a bit remote from everything so if you're someone who wants to go out all the time, you might need some extra money for taxi trips. But if you want to chill and relax, this is an absolute gem! Would defo stay there again and highly recommend to anyone :)
Lucy, 6-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A really nice resort. The staff were friendly and happy to assist with all tours and excursions. We liked the private beach and the adults only pool is a good option. The free shuttles to Au Nang and Krabi were a pleasant surprise and are frequent enough for flexibility. There is also a free shuttle to the grocery store just 3 minutes drive. Highly recommended.
Stephanie, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Almost everything was perfect. But restaurant food was not worth for price. However, breakfast buffet was good enough.
4-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Outstanding boutique resort
Everything about this place is excellent, both the rooms, the pools, the beach and above all, the very welcoming staff. Highly recommended!
7-night trip
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