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Marasca Khao Yai debuts environmental and social initiative Marasca Care

   

     Marasca Khao Yai, the newly launched property under Marasca Hotels Resorts, Narai Hotel Group’s luxury hospitality arm, has officially unveiled its environmental and social initiative, Marasca Care. Developed to accelerate planet-friendly efforts on-property and support local
communities in Khao Yai, the initiative currently focuses on reducing resource consumption, efficient
waste management, and uplifting local Khao Yai artisans and beneficiaries.

 

CARING FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

     Marasca Care’s inception was a natural consequence of Marasca Khao Yai’s location. Situated in the scenic Khao Yai mountain range and with the National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, at its doorstep, the casual luxury hotel is a lush haven that celebrates the great outdoors. With a build inspired by the natural environment, the hotel’s architecture and landscape has been designed with Khao Yai’s terrain in mind, resulting in a building that encompasses the surrounding greenery, and which preserves many large trees.

     Marasca Care is our commitment to give back to the planet and communities around us who need our help the most. Guided by our mission to deliver a stunning stay experience that will let our guests reset their pace of lives and discover what’s important to them, we want to also extend the same thoughtful hospitality to the surrounding environment and our neighbours in the region.

 

Marasca Care is embedded into every stay experience at Marasca Khao Yai

     Within the hotel, the same sense of care prevails. To reduce water and energy consumption, guests are encouraged to opt for less frequent linen changes and use fewer towels, while in-room bath amenities are provided in refillable large-format sizes. In addition, bathrobes in guest rooms, designed by local fashion house ‘Atelier Pichita’, are made from Single Jersey Fabric that is 100% recycled textiles. One kilogram of this recycled fabric requires 151 litres less water and 649 less light bulbs to produce as compared to normal single jersey fabric. Similarly, staff uniforms by ‘Atelier Pichita’ are made from recycled oxford fabrics for a smart and eco-friendly fit.

 

Meals at Treetop: tea house and farmer’s café features fresh local produce

     At Tree Top: tea house and farmer’s café, the hotel’s gathering hub and all-day dining concept, the menu spotlights a dedicated and highly localised farm-to-table approach, with the aim of reducing emissions from transportation and the added benefit of supporting local farmers. With Khao Yai’s temperate climes allowing for a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, meat, poultry and dairy products to be cultivated, each dish on Tree Top Cafe’s menu features only fresh local produce from neighbouring Khao Yai farms and farms around Thailand: premium Thai wagyu from ‘Phuphan Cooperative’ (Sakolnakorn); vegetables mushrooms from ‘Sweet Green’ (Pak Chong); corn from ‘Suwan Farm’ and ‘Sweet Green’; chicken from Betagro (Pak Chong); pork from Sampran Farm (Nahonpathom); cocoa from PLearn chocolate (Rayong and Chantaburi).

 

 

Homegrown is Marasca Khao Yai’s on-property organic garden

     Greens are also harvested from Marasca Khao Yai’s own on-property organic garden, ‘Homegrown’, which thrives on the hotel’s natural composting programme. To further engage guests in planet-friendly activities, Marasca Khao Yai’s daily ‘Homegrown Hour’ invites guests to join an on-property agricultural expert for a hands-on session to learn more about organic vegetables, composting, and to plant a tree.

 

 

CARING FOR COMMUNITIES

     In addition to supporting local farmers, the other pillar of Marasca Care focuses on driving positive social action and bringing tangible benefits to its home region of Khao Yai. Marasca Khao Yai currently partners ‘Baan Dan Kwian Village’ (Nakhon Ratchasima Province) and ‘Baan Bailan Thong Community’
(Pracheenburi Province) for supplies of artisanal goods and services and also supports ‘Makutawan School of the Blind’ in fundraising and infrastructure upgrading.

     As an organisation that has set down roots in Khao Yai, we believe in caring for and empowering our neighbours and local communities in the region. Through these fruitful partnerships, we hope to enliven communities, sustain local artisanal traditions and give these important local businesses a boost, all while supporting local causes.

 

Plant pots and beads from ‘Baan Dan Kwian’ Village at a workshop for guests

        Marasca Khao Yai purchases plant pots and beads from ‘Baan Dan Kwian’ used in its “Paint a Planter” and “Beading” workshops for guests. ‘Baan Dan Kwian’ is known for its pottery made using quality natural clay from the Mun River that flows through Northeast Thailand. From ‘Baan Bailan Thong’ in Pracheenburi, Marasca commissions handwoven sun hats and bags made from Bailan leaves, which feature in each its 18 villas and glamper accommodations.

     To lend a helping hand to Makutawan School of the Blind, a local school in Khao Yai, guests can donate unused toys in good condition at Marasca Khao Yai, which will be distributed bimonthly to Makutawan’s beneficiaries. In addition, Marasca Khao Yai has raised funds to support the installation of water tanks that will provide clean water to the school and its students.

     In the near future, Marasca Khao Yai seeks to enhance Marasca Care by deepening its network of local partners, such as Khao Yai National Park as a partner for forest welfare activities aimed at guests and Marasca staff. It will also look to intensify its environmental actions on-property, by introducing a more robust recycling programme along with a food and waste management programme. The initiative will also be expanded to other Marasca properties, including the upcoming Marasca Koh Samui resort, slated to open in Q1 2014.

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Beef Lovers Offer
Khao Yai, Thailand
Beef Lovers Offer
Save 25% + Complimentary Thai Black Korat Beef Grilled with Isaan Sauce
Stay date : 20 May, 2024 - 31 August, 2024
Book By : 15 June, 2024
Calling all beef enthusiasts! Imagine a casual luxury glamping experience at Marasca Khao Yai, where you can indulge in a mouthwatering complimentary serving of Thai Black Korat Beef, perfectly grilled and served with authentic Isaan Sauce. Each booking also includes a refreshing glass of mocktail per person.
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Calling all beef enthusiasts! Imagine a casual luxury glamping experience at Marasca Khao Yai, where you can indulge in a mouthwatering complimentary serving of Thai Black Korat Beef, perfectly grilled and served with authentic Isaan Sauce. Each booking also includes a refreshing glass of mocktail per person.

Unwind in our unique accommodations and savor the rich flavors of Thai Black Korat Beef.

Book now and treat yourself to the ultimate beef lover’s delight!

Booking Period: 20th May – 15th June 2024
Stay Period: 20th May – 31st Aug 2024

Amenity highlights:

  • Outdoor Terrace with Mountain View
  • Private BBQ Grill & Firepit
  • Private Telescope for Stargazing
  • Marshall Bluetooth Speaker
  • HD TV
  • High-speed Wi-Fi

Marasca Standard Package includes:

  • Breakfast at Tree Top Cafe or In Room
  • Complimentary Minibar
  • S’more Set
  • Homegrown activity

Terms & Conditions:

  • Full prepayment is required at the time of booking
  • In case of cancellation, the deposit is non-refundable. No amendment allowed. 
  • Apply to all room types at Marasca Khao Yai
  • Subject to availability –
  • Cannot be used in conjunction with another offer.
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Exclusive Pre-Opening Offer
Samui, Thailand
Exclusive Pre-Opening Offer
Starting from THB 5,699 + up to THB 2,400 nightly Resort Credit
Stay date : 01 July, 2024 - 30 September, 2024
Book By : 31 August, 2024
Be the first to experience Marasca's newest casual-luxury escape in Koh Samui. Indulge in a unique day-to-night Chaweng beachfront experience with our limited-time special rates and exclusive benefits.
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Be the first to experience Marasca’s newest casual-luxury escape in Koh Samui. Indulge in a unique day-to-night Chaweng beachfront experience with our limited-time special rates and exclusive benefits.

▪️ Enjoy Room Rates from THB 5,699 (Save up to 25% on all Room Types)
▪️ Resort Credit Up To THB 2,400 Per Room Per Night To Indulge In Food, Drinks, Spa and Workshops
▪️ Daily Breakfast for 2 Persons on Chaweng Beachfront
▪️ Complimentary One-Way Airport Pick-Up Service
▪️ Complimentary Bottle of Sparkling Wine
▪️ Complimentary Welcome Pantry Basket
▪️ Complimentary Minibar (Non-Alcoholic)
▪️ Complimentary Homegrown Activity
▪️ One complimentary drink for 2 per stay at Cabanas Beach Club
▪️ Access to Exclusive Seats at Cabanas Beach Club

More perks! for Home Haven Suite Room Types:

  • Complimentary 30-minute massage at Spa by Marasca
  • For Home Haven Suite 2 Bedrooms, receive Resort Credit of THB 2,400 Per Room Per Night to indulge in food, drinks, spa and workshops.

Marasca Samui is now opened for booking, ready to welcome you 1st July 2024

Amenity Highlights:

  • Nespresso Coffee Machine
  • High Speed Wi-Fi
  • Marshall Bluetooth Speaker
  • 65″ Smart TV

Terms & Conditions

  • Full prepayment is required at the time of booking.
  • Free cancellation 14 days prior to check-in date.
  • Apply to all room types at Marasca Samui
  • Subject to availability
  • Cannot be used in conjunction with another offer.
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Pawcation Offer
Khao Yai, Thailand
Pawcation Offer
The ultimate pet-friendly getaway
Stay date : 16 January, 2024 - 16 December, 2024
Book By : 16 December, 2024
Embark on tail-wagging adventures at Marasca Khao Yai, where we go the extra mile to cater to your furry friends. Introducing our exclusive 𝗣𝗮𝘄𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 package
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Embark on tail-wagging adventures at Marasca Khao Yai, where we go the extra mile to cater to your furry friends. Introducing our exclusive 𝗣𝗮𝘄𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 package, designed to offer unforgettable moments for you and your beloved pets. Choose between our 𝘎𝘭𝘢𝘮𝘱𝘦𝘳 𝘛𝘦𝘯𝘵 or 𝘏𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘏𝘢𝘷𝘦𝘯 𝘝𝘪𝘭𝘭𝘢 accommodations, and enjoy a range of pet privileges. Let your pet indulge in a delightful Pet Afternoon Tea during your stay, and take advantage of our pet-friendly atmosphere.

Our pet privileges include:

  • Daily Breakfast at Tree Top Cafe
  • Unlimited pet admission, any size
  • Pet bed
  • Food bowl & treats
  • Pet kits (M Scarf)
  • Pet Afternoon Tea per room/stay

Terms & Conditions:

  • 100% prepayment is required at the time of booking.
  • In case of cancellation, the deposit is non-refundable. No amendment allowed.
  • Subject to availability.
  • Cannot be used in conjunction with another offer.
  • Price is included VAT and service charge.
  • Available all days.
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Early Bird Escape
Khao Yai, Thailand
Early Bird Escape
Save 25% when booking your retreat 21 days in advance
Stay date : 01 January, 2024 - 23 December, 2024
Book By : 23 December, 2024
Discover Your Sanctuary at Marasca Khao Yai Save 25% when booking your retreat 21 days in advance. Discover glamping redefined, pool villas with breathtaking views, and moments of pure bliss. Connect with nature, rejuvenate your spirit, and create memories that last.
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Discover Your Sanctuary at Marasca Khao Yai
Save 25% when booking your retreat 21 days in advance.
Discover glamping redefined, pool villas with breathtaking views, and moments of pure bliss. Connect with nature, rejuvenate your spirit, and create memories that last.
Your journey to tranquility begins with a click.

Amenity highlights:

  • Outdoor Terrace with Mountain View
  • Private BBQ Grill & Firepit
  • Private Telescope for Stargazing
  • Marshall Bluetooth Speaker
  • HD TV
  • High-speed Wi-Fi

Marasca Standard Package includes:

  • Breakfast at Tree Top Cafe or In Room
  • Complimentary Minibar
  • S’more Set
  • Homegrown activity

Terms & Conditions:

  • Available when book minimum 21 days in advance
  • Full prepayment is required at the time of booking
  • In case of cancellation, the deposit is non-refundable. No amendment allowed. 
  • Apply to all room types at Marasca Khao Yai
  • Blackout dates apply
  • Subject to availability – Cannot be used in conjunction with another offer.
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Weekday Special Offer
Khao Yai, Thailand
Weekday Special Offer
Save 20% when stay with us any day from Sunday to Friday
Stay date : 01 January, 2023 - 23 December, 2024
Book By : 23 December, 2024
Enjoy Special 20% Off at Marasca Khao Yai Trade your ordinary weekdays (Sun-Fri) for extraordinary moments at Marasca Khao Yai.
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Enjoy Special 20% Off at Marasca Khao Yai
Trade your ordinary weekdays (Sun-Fri) for extraordinary moments at Marasca Khao Yai. Unwind in the serene embrace of nature with an experience that adds a cherry-on-top to your week.
Don’t wait for the weekend, book your weekday retreat now and let us transform your weekdays into unforgettable memories at Marasca Khao Yai.

Amenity highlights

  • Outdoor Terrace with Mountain View
  • Private BBQ Grill & Firepit
  • Private Telescope for Stargazing
  • Marshall Bluetooth Speaker
  • HD TV
  • High speed Wi-Fi

Marasca Standard Package includes

  • Breakfast at Tree Top Cafe or In Room
  • Complimentary Minibar
  • S’more Set
  • Homegrown Activity

Terms & Conditions

  • Offer available Sunday – Friday only.
  • Offer is not available on Saturday.
  • 100% prepayment is required at the time of booking.
  • Free cancellation 7 days prior to check-in date.
  • 100% charge for no-show or late cancellation.
  • Subject to availability – Cannot be used in conjunction with another offer.
  • Price is included VAT and service charge.
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Escape Longer & Save
Khao Yai, Thailand
Escape Longer & Save
Save 15%
Stay date : 14 November, 2022 - 23 December, 2024
Book By : 23 December, 2024
Give yourself more time to relax, recharge, and #RediscoverYou. Save 15% and receive a complimentary BBQ set valued at THB 1,750 when you stay 2 or more nights with our Escape Longer & Save offer.
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Give yourself more time to relax, recharge, and #RediscoverYou. Save 15% and receive a complimentary BBQ set valued at THB 1,750 when you stay 2 or more nights with our Escape Longer & Save offer.
As a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of The World, Marasca Khao Yai offers world-class amenities and many cherry-on-top moments that will make your stay unforgettable.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Full prepayment is required at the time of booking
  • In case of cancellation, the deposit is non-refundable. No amendment allowed. 
  • Apply to all room types at Marasca Khao Yai
  • Blackout dates apply
  • Subject to availability – Cannot be used in conjunction with another offer
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Homegrown Hour
Khao Yai, Thailand
Do
Homegrown Hour
Complimentary to all in-house guests
Age 6+
Event date :
Everyday
Event time :
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Book by :
31 December, 2024
Meet our farm expert daily and learn about our Homegrown organic vegetable garden, natural composting and plant a tree with us.

Meet our farm expert daily and learn about our Homegrown organic vegetable garden, natural composting and plant a tree with us. Enjoy a green juice made fresh everyday from our very own garden! 

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