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Pung-waan Resort and Spa (kwai Yai)
Kanchanaburi, Thailand

72/ 1 Moo 2, Tumbol Thamakham, Amphur Muang
Kanchanaburi (Changwat Kanchanaburi), Thailand 

Pung-Waan Resort & Spa is conveniently set on the bank of the Kwai Yai river, only 2 k.m. from the famous Bridge of the River Kwai, yet far away from the busy life of downtown Kanchanaburi. It is only 150 k.m.

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Property type: Resort     111 guest rooms/units   Year built: 2002, Renovated: 2008
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Pung-Waan Resort & Spa (Kwai Yai)
Pung-Waan Resort & Spa, a sanctuary for your holiday retreat.
Pung-Waan Resort & Spa is conveniently set on the bank of the Kwai Yai river, only 2 k.m. from the famous Bridge of the River Kwai, yet far away from the busy life of downtown Kanchanaburi. It is only 150 k.m. west of Bangkok, and is easily accessed by private cars, buses and trains. The signature of this resort is the tranquil atmosphere, with picturesque river view and a high-standard spa which offers a full range of treatment programs for your good health and beauty. A private cruise to visit the Bridge of the River Kwai at dusk is yet another high-light that Pung-Waan Resort & Spa has to offer to you.

Pung-Waan Spa
Relax, refresh & revitalize by the unforgetable experience at the " Pung-Waan Spa ". We offer a variety of treatments to the highest standard to promote your health and beauty, yet the prices are very affordable. Our facilities include a traditional Thai massage room, 2 aromatherapy rooms with separate rooms for ladies and gentlemen, 2 steam rooms, 2 treatment rooms, 1 hydro-therapy room and an open-air foot massage room which opens to the River Kwai.

Aromatherapy Treatment
A massage treatment without fragrance is like eating food without condiments. By strengthening the power of hand massage with the romantic candle light atmosphere, your satisfaction is guaranteed.
This is essentially a massage of various parts of the body using aromatic oils extracted from herbs. The latter can be classified according to its qualities, namely refreshing, stimulating, relaxing and slimming.

Amenities & Attractions

Our swimming pools and jacuzzi are located in a beautiful outdoor setting, overlooking the River Kwai with shady trees all around. The large swimming pool is surrounded by a special walkway, especially designed for those who may wish to exercise by walking in the water.
In addition, a Yoga class is offered regularly in the Spa area by the pool. Resort guests may attend individual classes for a nominal fee by making reservation at the Reception Desk.
Sports & Recreation
» 1 Large swimming pool
» 1 children’s pool
» 1 Outdoor jacuzzi
» All-purpose lawn for various sports & recreations
Thai Cooking Class
Learn how to cook Thai famous food.
1. One spicy salad 2. One Thai soup 3. One Thai dessert
Price: 350 Baht / person

JEATH War Museum
It contains a replica of the thatched detention huts showing the cramped elevated bamboo bunks for the prisoners. It also contains photographic, pictorial and physical memorabilia dating from the Second World War.

The Don Rak War Cemetery
Opposite the Railway station, it contains the remains of 6,982 prisoners of war who perished during the construction of the "Death Railway".

The Chung-Kai War Cemetery
This is another cemetery, 2 Km. south of town on the banks of the Kwai Noi River. It contains some 1,740 remains. It can be reached by boat and by car.

The Bridge Over the River Kwai
The bridge is a symbol of the "Death Railway". Like all the rest of this railway line, it was constructed during 1942 using manual labor of the Allied prisoners of war linking Thailand with Myanmar (Burma). Still in use today, the curved spans of the bridge are the original sections.

Muang Sing Historical Park
This ancient site is 43 Km. out of Kanchanaburi on the bank of the Kwai Noi River. The principle structure, the Khmer Sanctuary, is believed to have been the westernmost outpost of the Ankor Wat centered Khmer Empire.

Sai Yok Noi Waterfall
Also known as Khao Phang Waterfall, 52 Km. from town, this roadside cascade can be the best visited between July and October, when water is most plentiful.

Sai Yok Yai Waterfall
This flows directly into the Kwai Noi River, and is the most popular attraction in Sai Yok National Park. Its idyllic beauty has been repeatedly celebrated in Thai poetry and song.

Kra Sae Cave
Close to the Kanchanaburi-Namtok Railway and Kwai Noi River, this cave houses a sacred Buddha image and a part of the "Death Railway".

Lava Cave
Kaeng Lava Cave is an interesting spot to visit. It is the biggest cave of the area, and the stalactites and stalagmites are a wonderful creation of nature along this part of Kwai Noi River.

Erawan Waterfall
The 7-tiered waterfall, widely regarded as one of Thailand's loveliest cascades, is in the area of the national park, 65 Km. from Kanchanaburi.

Sri Nakarin Dam
70 Km. from Kanchanaburi, and just 4 Km. north of the Erawan National Park, this massive structure marks the southernmost extremity of an extensive reservoir, which is part of yet another national park.

Hin Dat Hot Spring
This hot spring with a pond for bathing is at Km. 107. A Japanese soldier discovered it beside the stream during the Second World War.

Hell Fire Pass
One part of the Death Railway during the Second World War, the pass is located near Kilometer marker 66 on the Sai Yok Thong Pha Phum Road.

Kroeng Krawia Waterfall
This roadside waterfall is often visited by passers-by. The water cascades down a limestone rock face under shady trees. It is most beautiful during the rainy season.

Mon Bridge
This is the longest wooden bridge in Thailand, linking Sangkhla Buri with Mon villages. The bridge overlooks a scenic landscape and offers an opportunity to see the way of life of the local people.

Three Pagoda Pass
22 Km. from Sangkhla Buri, the three miniature pagodas are memorials of an important route of the troops during the wartime of the Ayutthaya period. It also marks the rugged Thai-Myanmar border and is the site of a small thriving border market.

Khao Laem Dam
This hydro-electric dam is situated on the Kwai Noi River. The dam, 1,019 metres long and 92 meters high, creates a scenic reservoir upon which several private raft complexes offer opportunities for sightseeing by boat.

Pha Tat Waterfall
This huge waterfall in the area of the national park is easily accessible.

24-hr front deskAll inclusive planBar/lounge
Bicycle rentalBoat rentalBreakfast (extra charge)
Breakfast includedElevator/liftGardens
Gay friendlyGroup servicesLaundry/valet service
Live musicMeeting facilitiesNewspapers/magazines
Open 24 HoursParking (free)Pets not allowed
Pool (outdoor)Restaurant on siteRoom service
Safe deposit boxSaunaSmoking not permitted
SpaSteam roomTour/sightseeing assistance
WIFI (extra charge)

Guest Room Amenities

Room Information Our low-rise building houses 111 elegantly-appointed rooms, all of which are equipped with ensuite bathrooms with hot & cold shower, air-conditioning, minibar, satellite TV and telephone, in order to provide you with the complete convenience and comfort of your own home. All rooms have private balconies which open to the garden or the river. The Spa Deluxe rooms have recently been refurbished with a romantic touch especially to accommodate honeymoon couples, and all have direct access to the river bank.

  Room Types
Deluxe TwinDouble
  Room Amenities
Non-smoking roomsPrivate bathroom
TelevisionTelevision (cable/satellite)
ToiletriesWake-up calls

Food & Restaurants

  On site Restaurants
" Rim Kwai " RestaurantOverlooking the lush green garden and the lively fountains in the inlet from the River Kwai, the " Rim Kwai " Restaurant offers a special dining experience with delicious Thai and international cuisines in an air-conditioned atmosphere. Breakfast, lunch &
The Lobby BarAn informal rendezvous place for a get-together with friends or just for relaxing by yourself while sipping delicious drinks before or after dinner. Enjoy live music from our quality singer/musician, whose music repertoires include both Thai and Internati
Banquet RoomMultifunction banquet room for 100 guests
Floating RestaurantAdding a new dimension to your dining experience, the " Floating Restaurant " at Pung-Waan Resort & Spa offers delicious Thai & International cuisines while being towed along the famous River Kwai, allowing you to enjoy an unforgetable scenery while watch
Sunset CruiseYet another activity not to miss while at " Pung-Waan Resort & Spa " is a private cruise along the River Kwai at sunset. Sip cool drinks, unwind and capture the memorable moment of the River Kwai experience! Advanced reservation is required.

Payment Information

Additional charges: A charge may be incurred for extra persons in a room.
Credit cards accepted on location: Visa  MasterCard 
Cancellation policy: Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.
Our Cancellation Policy
1. If notification of cancellation is received 7 working days (not including Sat, Sun & Public Holidays) or more prior to check-in date : Full Refund will be given.
2. If notification of cancellation is received 2-6 working days (not including Sat, Sun & Public Holidays) 50% of total amount will be charged.
3. No show will be charged full amount.
4. Cancellation must be made by e-mail

Payment : Guest pays directly at the hotel

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