The pearly white, palm- and fringed beaches that ring Phuket’s southern and western coasts are the island’s key goodness. So there is a space for each and everyone, whether you’re a travelling family, a wandering budgeteer, a luxury jet-setter or a flashpacking couple on the hunt for seaside fun.
A local dive schools will have you rugged on a mask and communing with an inhabitant of the deep in no time. For those who don’t fancy diving straight in, snorkelling trips offer a excite taster, while kayaking expeditions into Ao Phang-Nga’s hushed reveal awe-inspiring seascapes of towering limestone karsts.
The wide range of accommodation options in Phuket is massive. With hundreds of hotels to choose from, you can find something really good of any budget or your preference. There are quaint guesthouses and hostels at one end of the scale, rich five-star resorts at the other, and plenty of family-friendly mid-priced hotels in between. Are you looking for a beachfront hotel or for a city in? you’ll find it here. We’ve given three hotels that we would recommend to your friends and family, each of them in a different budget range.
Le Meridien Phuket beach resort :
Located on a concealed cove, Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort has a 500-meter (547-yard) private beach. Guests can drive, shops, and restaurants of Patong, and 5 minutes south to Karon, 5 minutes north to the bars. Phuket International Airport is a 50-minute drive.
This luxury hotel, a strikingly beautiful palatial building, embodies an old-world charm along with visible impressions of contemporary luxury. There are different types of accommodation provided by hotel-luxury suites, deluxe rooms, garden facing rooms, duplex stays, lake facing rooms and standard rooms and each of them comes with all the comforts that one can hope for.
The hotel has 3 restaurants- Gurney House, Jim’s Grill and Stella Bar, all of which provide an excess of cuisines for the ultimate dining experience. The feature of the Kumaon region is also a favourite on the menu. The hotel also has a spa, indoor game facilities and conference room. Guests here can opt for a variety of activities such as yachting, boating, cable car ride, golf, horse riding etc. during their stay here.
The Village Coconut Island Beach Resort :
Within a very short distance of The Village Coconut Island are Laem Hin Pier and Premium Outlet Phuket. There are 236-room, the 5-star villa has 2 outdoor pools along with a private beach and a full-service spa. Boat Lagoon Marina is also nearby. Relish the Thai cuisine at Tamarind Restaurant, one of 3 onsite restaurants.
Savour a meal in your comfortable room with room service, or entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served in the morning from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM. All LCD TV comes with satellite channels and a DVD player, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi.
Premium Pillow Top beds sports bedding and the bathroom offers a hairdryer and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include a kitchenette, a balcony, and a dining area. The Village Coconut Island features 2 outdoor pools, a full-service spa, and private beach. There is free parking and an airport shuttle for THB 1700.00 per vehicle one way. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with luggage storage, tours or tickets, and cleaning/laundry. Other amenities are the villa include a children’s pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna.
Twinpalms Phuket :
The best aspect of Twinpalms Phuket is its extremely convenient location. It spread around 23 acres, the resort surrounds a man-made lake which covers an area of 5 acres. In addition to the multilingual staff, the resort employs high-quality services. The rooms and villas overlook the beautifully maintained waterfront which in itself makes the guests feels more relaxed and calm.
The place is just for ideal people who want to have a good time amidst pure luxury and comfort. Their accommodation is probably one of the best in the country. Guests have a wide range of options that include Ferns, Cascade, The Heavens, The Bermudas, The Guadeloupe and Tahiti.
There is also a spa, an island pool, a discotheque, tea lounge, and amphitheatre and wellness facilities which are sure to leave the guests refreshed and rejuvenated. It is a haven for water lovers for in addition to the lake and the swimming pool, the resort offers various facilities to enjoy a wide variety of watersports and other activities.