A guide to some of the top Phuket Hotels and Resorts all with superb facilities equal to the very best accommodation in Thailand or for that matter, the world. Here you can while away blissful days and balmy nights as you immerse yourself on this tropical island paradise. Why not laze under the waving palms and gaze over sparkling calm crystalline waters while watching the sun set onto the sparkling blue sea. I dare you to discover the myriad of charms of this wonderful part of the world called Phuket. You'll be mesmerised forever.
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Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort is an enormous 470 room 5-Star Resort located on Phuket's west coast and set amidst 40 acres of lush vegetation in a secluded cove. As a guest, you'll have access to what is effectively the resort's own private beach, a small bay midway between the beaches of Patong and Karon. You'll also be entertained with all year round activities including a glitzy variety show every night. Kids can amuse themselves at the discovery centre on the premises, making this an ideal family resort. There are two huge swimming pools, four tennis courts, two air-conditioned squash courts, ten restaurants and several great activities, too numerous to mention.
Amanpuri Resort Phuket is one of those resorts in Phuket that spells luxury, luxury and luxury with a big capital L. The resort has 40 pavilions and 30 villa houses set in a coconut grove overlooking the Andaman Sea. The magnificent surroundings, personal service, exquisite cuisine and a wide variety of activities, make this a truly splendid resort that will have you coming back for more. The resort also has a private fleet of 20 cruise and sailing crafts for you to enjoy.
Banyan Tree Resort Phuket is located on the shores of Bang Tao Bay on the north-west side of the island. It's 20-minute drive from Phuket International Airport and 25-minute drive from Phuket town. One of the finest resorts in Asia and certainly one of the best in Thailand. There are 108 individual bungalows set around a large lagoon, some with private pools and some with lush gardens. Come and experience the peace and tranquillity in this romantic getaway.
The Racha is a splendid island hideaway located not on Phuket Island but on the pristine Batok Beach on the idyllic Racha Yai Island just south of Phuket and approximately an hour away by boat from Ao Chalong. This fabulous resort features 69 luxurious and spacious deluxe villas all with open-air bathrooms as well as your own private terrace set on the soft sandy beach. This resort is rapidly becoming the place to be seen for the rich and famous, so if you've got the bucks, splurge on the luxurious pool villa. Other features are too numerous to mention. Indulge yourself, you could easily live here!
The Surin is an elegant hillside resort situated on Pansea Beach just north of Patong. This resort is nestled under a canopy of coconut groves that gently descend down to the crystalline waters of the Andaman coast. There are 89 one-bedroom and 19 two-bedroom spacious thatched cottages all with handcrafted teak floors, secluded sun decks and private verandas. The whole resort is linked by intricate wooden walkways which may require a little more focus when returning later at night. But nevertheless, it's a lovely tranquil getaway spot for the whole family with only a short ride from central Patong.
Dusit Laguna Resort is one of the leading Phuket Hotels situated on Bang Tao Beach and just 22 kilometres from Phuket international airport. This 5-star resort is set amidst a lush tropical garden and features 226 beautifully appointed bright and spacious guest rooms and suites all with private balconies. Facilities at the resort include a magnificent swimming pool, tennis courts, a recreation centre with a games room and a smart little club for the kids. Spend a little leisure time at the fitness centre or simply relax at the Angsana Spa.
JW Marriott Resort and Spa is situated north of Phuket international airport and the only resort set amidst 11 hectares of lush tropical gardens on the remote Mai Khao Beach. It is also adjacent to the Sirinath Marine National Park and a turtle nesting area. This low-rise sanctuary consists of 265 beautifully appointed over-sized rooms, 3 swimming pools, an award-winning spa, a Thai cooking school and a 2-level fitness centre. An on-site Kids World offers activities for children guaranteed to keep them amused for hours.
Mom Tri's Boathouse is an internationally renowned luxurious boutique resort situated on the quiet end of Kata Beach thus making it one of the perfect settings for romantics as you can gaze across the ocean's calm waters while watching the setting sun. In addition to the two new pool villas which come complete with their own butler service, there are 36 extremely comfortable and elegantly designed guest rooms and suites. The Wine and Grill Restaurant here is an award-winning eatery at the resort for you to enjoy idyllic dining.
The Cape Panwa Hotel is an absolute gem and one of the most luxurious Phuket Hotels tucked away in a quiet corner at the south-east end of the island and located in the secluded bay of Cape Panwa overlooking the Andaman Sea. The hotel has 245 rooms all elevated from the beach affording you some excellent views across the bay to the Phi Phi Islands from your balcony.
Leonardo Di Caprio stayed here while filming some of the scenes from the movie The Beach. You need not be a rocket scientist to work out why Leonardo chose this resort to spend his leisure hours if contestants such as the 2010 Miss Belgium finalists were hosting their pageant there.
The Club Andaman Beach Resort is one of the largest luxury Phuket Hotels set on 10 acres of beautiful manicured tropical gardens complete with coconut palms. There is a magnificent sanctuary located just a short 2-minute walk from the resort at the quiet northern end of Patong Beach yet conveniently close to the vibrant nightlife area. There is a total of 258 rooms including many set in thatched roof cottages dotted around the grounds. The excellent facilities provide the perfect haven and absolute relaxation for the whole family.
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