Phuket is rapidly developing into a luxury travel destination, with the proliferation of five-star hotels in the most exclusive locations. Find the five best hotels in Phuket here.
1. JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa
The resort is the ultimate in luxury and comfort, and no hotel in Phuket can outshine its popularity. To make the most of your Phuket holiday, this resort on Mai Khao Beach on the Andaman coast is the perfect choice. Reflecting pools and rock pools are some of the highlights. The resort’s proximity to the airport and Asia’s best golf club, the Blue Canyon Country Club, are its attractions.
2. Mum Terry’s Royal Villa
Located on the promontory between Kata Beach and Kata Noi, this secluded hotel is far from the crowds even in the midst of a busy beach. Well-designed seaside villas are the best choice for a romantic vacation. Set in tropical gardens, the Thai villas offer amenities such as luxury spas, boutiques and art exhibitions.
3. Sara Phuket Resort & Spa
Privacy is synonymous with Sala Phuket. Located on a remote corner of Mai Khao Beach, this Condé Nast 2008 Hot List entrant is ideal for those looking for peace and tranquility. Sino-Portuguese-style room features a private swimming pool for guests to use. The rooftop restaurant facing the sea has one of the most spectacular sea views.
4. Indigo Pearl
Here, history and modernity meet. Located on picturesque Nai Yang Beach, near Sirinas National Park, this boutique resort is the perfect base for water sports. Multi-cuisine restaurants and spas place the resort among the best hotels in Phuket.
5. Banyan Tree
This ultra-luxury resort on Bang Tao Beach on the Andaman coast also entered the Condé Nast Gold List 2008. Excellent customer service, including amenities such as a personal butler, make it one of the best hotels in Phuket.