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River Kwai Resotel

Onsite Activities

River Kwai RESOTEL riverside resort offers numerous recreational activities that will make your stay the most enjoyable and memorable ever.

* No outside river motorized vehicle e.g. jet ski allowed in the area *


River Fun

SUP Board

SUP Board (Stand Up Paddle Board) is a new breed of water activity becoming extremely popular worldwide. Originated from Hawaii, SUP is a water sport that will make your day more fun and even healthy. At our River Kwai resorts in Kanchanaburi, we offer SUP board to our hotel guests to fulfil their enjoyable day.

River Boat Trips

Enjoy a breath-taking ride on a traditional long-tailed boat. It is a main approach that local people commute along this river. Riding on the boat along the historical River Kwai Noi brings you the utmost relaxation. You will have the best opportunity to witness the stunning fertile nature along the Kwai River. In fact, all our guests will be brought to our floating hotel by boat from our private Phutakien Pier (Resotel pier). It will be a short 7-minute ride and it is the only mean to reach our floatel. Lifejackets are available on board.

Private Boat Rental for sightseeing is 1,700 baht / boat / hour (max. 10 passengers per boat)


Kayak is also one of our guest’s most favourite adventures on River Kwai. You will be paddling downstream and enjoy lush tropical forest on both sides. If you want to challenge yourself, you may try paddling upstream against the current! It gives you a good exercise and loads of fun. Our boats feature a flat bottom making it more stable. Therefore, it is very safe and worry-free for kids.

Route: Depart from River Kwai Jungle Rafts (our sister resort) paddling downstream to River Kwai RESOTEL resort. The journey takes around 30 mins depending on your speed.

Private Boat Rental for sightseeing is 1,500 baht / boat / hour

Bamboo Rafting

If you want to experience something more local, bamboo rafting could be your perfect choice. Our raft is made by Mon people with local materials. Rafting was a way local people living along the river use to. When you take the bamboo rafting, we designate a person to steer the raft for you. You can just sit back and enjoy the wonderful nature. The rafting takes approximately 45 mins. Price : 1,800 baht per raft ( maximum 4 adults )

The Palm Swimming Pool

Brand new large swimming pool by Palm garden.

Riverside Nature Walk

Enjoy a walk along the historic River Kwai with the view of gorgeous and gigantic mountain cliff.

Evening Live Entertainment

Mon Village and Mon Temple

Visit original Mon Village to witness the way of living of Mon people. Mon is an ethnic minority whose origin is in Myanmar, Here they live peacefully and their tradition has been continually practiced. Mon temple is reserved for religious or spiritual activIty was like a breath of fresh air to see how this village is run. The villagers all help each other and everything is built and made from local materials, mostly bamboo. The village school which we visited and noticed children keenly attentive in their open air classroom. The atmosphere was relaxed with bowls of food on the desks and included a sleeping black cat! We also met an elephant taking a stroll with presumably tourists aboard. The temple structure is grand and unique.

The village and temple are situated at our sister hotel in Kanchanaburi, River Kwai Jungle Rafts – floating hotel. You will be transferred by a long tailed boat to this floating hotel for the visit. The village and temple are on the shore. You will need to do an easy short walk.

THAI MASSAGE (Recommended)

Take some time to escape from your days with our pampering massage session that will rejuvenate your body and mind. River Kwai RESOTEL Resort offers Thai Traditional massage, an art of local meditation, harmonizing human mind with the nature. This massage primarily helps blood circulation and gives you utmost relaxation and great health.


The Mon dance is an uncommon spectacle exclusive to this region of Thailand. What sets the Cultural Mon Dance Show at River Kwai Resotel Resort apart is its authenticity, rooted in generations of tradition. Our performers are Mon Villagers, led by a master who experienced the era when Mon dance flourished in various parts of Myanmar. Today, witnessing such performances is a rarity. Our Mon dance is a genuine live orchestra featuring traditional brass musical instruments, with the performers being the Mon villagers themselves.

Show time: 8.00 p.m. daily
Admission ticket fee: 200 baht per person
(You can purchase at Resort with receipt.)

Nature Lover

Mountain Biking

Our bike trails are routed around the resort land to the Lawa Cave. It is a unique adventure location while at the same time preserving the plantation’s natural beauty and cultural heritage. Guests can bike through tropical orchards and palm garden.

THB 100 Baht / bike / hour

Lawa Cave

Explore the Kanchanaburi’s largest and most famous cave located in Saiyok National Park. It has not been fully explored yet due to its gigantic size under the earth. The cave is beautifully designed by nature with stalactites and stalagmites in many unique formations. The Lawa Cave consists of chambers inside. Each chamber has its own stunning are stalactites and stalagmites formations.

Also you will witness khun Kitti bat, the world’s smallest bat, living in the cave. River Kwai Resotel is just located by this remarkable cave.

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Palm Garden (Palmetum)

palmetum is a collection of palms (Arecaceae). Palmetum refers to an area where palms are grown outdoors for botanical or ornamental purposes. Palm trees are said to be the symbol of tropical climate. It gives the relaxing vibe to any gardens. There is a great variety of palm. Palms are in Arecaceae family. Most palms are distinguished by their forms and evergreen leaves. There is a great diversity in characteristics. River Kwai Resotel hotel is collecting palm species from around the world and exhibit here in our hotel backyard.

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Jungle Swimming Pool

Beach is not only place to get tanned. Here you can just lay down on bamboo pier which also appears to be a part of your room balcony listening to the river’s whisper. Sun bathing in the tropical jungle is actually better than on a beach due to higher level of air moist that helps to protect your skin.

Lotus pond (Event venue)

Available for individual pleasure and event venue. The lotus pond is located at the hotel backyard for our guests to freely walk around and enjoy the fresh green vegetations around the pond. It's alternative for pre-wedding photos and many other occasions.

Orchard Walk

Taking a relaxing walk in our tropical orchards at the back of our resort is recommended. River Kwai RESOTEL resort grows a variety of tropical fruits such as mango, rose apple, sweet banana, durian, jackfruit, pomelo, lime, rambutan, papaya, longan, dragon fruit and others. There are also a tropical palm garden nearby.

Bird watching

Owing to the abundance of the forest and also next to national park reserve, there are numerous birds such as Hornbills, Kingfishers and egrets etc.

0-6 yrs.