Top 10 Hotels in Phuket

Jean Claude Reuille25-Sep-2020

Thailand is a dream come true destination. It is a tropical and densely forested paradise with vibrant markets, skyscrapers, grand palaces, temples, and world-renowned floating markets and exotic beaches. If you are looking for an escape into the tropical paradise, then you must explore “The Pearl of the Andaman”, another name for Phuket. The most popular island of Thailand is Phuket and it is the largest as well. 


Thailand’s tourism is not just boosted because of its natural beauty but also because Phuket has the presence of a string of ultra-luxurious and upscale hotels and resorts. It never fails to impress the tourists. Phuket has numerous options for accommodation for budget travelers as well. 

Phuket houses a plethora of luxury hotels where you would love to stay, but some accommodation properties have a unique charm about themselves. Here is a list of 10 properties that you must visit and stay during your vacation at Phuket:


Six Senses, Yao Noi

This pride of Phuket is situated on the eastern shore of Koh Yao Noi, a wonderful island 15 km from Phuket, which has set the highest benchmark in Asia for resort living on the island. From the property, you get a breathtaking view of Phang Nga Bay and limestone rising from the bay. The 56 pool villa accommodations have quite spacious villas with private infinity pools. The resort is beach facing, with an outdoor cinema, area for water sports, an outdoor Muay Thai ring, and decked up dining spaces with a beautiful view of nature.


Rosewood Phuket

A tropical and isolated beach getaway, Rosewood Phuket is located at a magnificent location along a 600-meter beachfront at Emerald Bay. This luxury hotel is influenced by Thai architecture. It features 71 extraordinary pavilions and villas with private pools and sparkling views of the ocean. Thanks to the three restaurants and bars, you will have a memorable culinary experience. Here you will find an explorer club, beachside infinity pool, and fitness center that caters to all your needs.


Banyan Tree Phuket

The award-winning Banyan Tree is located in the greatest treasure of Andaman, the island of Phuket. This is like a fairytale which is spread across 400 hectares of lush grounds and has a 3 km long beach; hence we recommend this property strongly. The luxury hideaway’s roads are lined with palms and casuarinas. Gardens bloom with Allamanda and the Bang Tao shines in its splendor. It houses more than 30 restaurants and bars and here you can use inter-resort transportation free of cost. They provide either a shuttle vehicle or a lagoon boat. It offers Double Pool Villas and large Thai-inspired villas with private pools. 


Trisara 

If you are seeking for the most luxurious and opulent resort in Phuket, Trisara tops the list. In Sanskrit, Trisara means “The Garden in the Third Heaven”. It is a romantic getaway situated at just 15 minutes from Phuket airport and is the abode of 48 ocean-facing pool villas and 2-6 bedroom private residences, equipped with modern-day facilities. It is located on a stretch of private beach that is filled with coconut palms. The interiors are rich including natural grey marble infinity pools in all the villas. This is designed for guests to have an amazing sense of privacy. You can try water sports, enjoy long walks on the beach and relax and pamper yourself at the sea-facing spa rooms.


The Naka Island, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa 

This hidden paradise is nestled on secluded Naka island on the east coast of Phuket. This property welcomes you to an enchanting world of lush coconut groves, ivory sandy beaches, and massive limestone cliffs. It is a 10-minute speedboat ride from the mainland. The highlight of this property will be the 67 magnificently designed, organic shaped villas with stunning views. Here you can revive yourself at the award-winning Spa Naka, relax at the lounge on the private beach of the resort, swim in the beachfront pool, or enjoy the sunset with custom-blended juices from the spectacular bar. 


Layan Residences by Anantara

The charming tropical sanctuary is located on Phuket’s western coast. This resort opens into a private stretch of the mesmerizing Layan Beach and here you can choose from 15 uniquely designed pool residences with a sea-facing view. Each residence has its charm and the guests can laze around at the shoreline pool, or experience thrill during the water sports, or unwind at the signature Anantara Spa journeys. 


Keemala Phuket 

A tropical wonderland set in the rainforest of Kamala, it reflects Thai cultural philosophy through its interiors and guest experiences. This property overlooks Kamala village and the Andaman Sea. If you wish to get away from the noise and hustle-bustle of the city, then this is the place for you. It is beautifully positioned in the lush hills and woodlands. When you step in, you would feel like you have stepped into an evergreen wonderland. The resort has 38 villas designed for a rustic yet lavish escape. Some are built in the canopy, two floors with a private pool, the upper level has the master bedroom and the lower level has a lounge and dining area. 


Amanpuri

Amanpuri enjoys a world-famous reputation for its ancient Ayutthayan architecture of pavilions and villas, lush vegetation, pristine Andaman Sea and white beach. There are 40 Thai style influenced pavilions and 30 private villas. The villas have a private outdoor room for dining and relaxing. This place of peace overlooks the Andaman Sea and nestled in a coconut plantation.

You can enjoy the delicacies at the world-class restaurants and cater to your fitness needs at Holistic Wellness Centre. 


Como Point Yamu

Como Point is located at the tip of Cape Yamu and it overlooks the Andaman Sea and the limestones of Phang Nga Bay but there is no direct beach access. The interiors have been designed by Italian designer Paola Navone and it reflects contemporary Thai luxury. It offers a wellness retreat center and two world-class restaurants for Thai and Italian cuisine. The resort has a private COMO Beach Club on a small island, 40 minutes from the hotel and you can commute through complimentary boat shuttle.


The Village Coconut Island Beach Resort

The Village Coconut Island is a small island with few resorts. The Village Beach Resort is located in the north of the island with a private beach and a pier from where you can take boat trips. The resort offers villas with swimming pools, restaurant, and a white beach. You can also indulge in activities like Thai cooking classes, Muay Thai classes, tennis, watersports, and mountain biking. The villas come with private gardens and well equipped modern-day facilities.  


These are some of the best hotels you can find in Phuket. All these resorts are perfect for your staycation when you need quality time to spend with your family and partner. We also have some more that you can explore on your visit to Phuket-The Racha, Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villa, Supicha Pool Access Hotel, The Nai Harn, Crowne Plaza Phuket Panwa Beach, Sri Panwa Phuket, The Westin Siray Bay Resort, Amatara Wellness Resort, and Twinpalms Phuket Resort. 


We recommend all of these and you can research before making a reservation to choose the one that suits you. Happy Staycation!

Written by "Jean Claude Reuille" on 25-Sep-2020

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