Phuket plays host to millions of visitors each year and the choice of accommodation has never been better or wider. While the outlets belonging to the big international brands certainly meet their well-known standards, the boutique resorts offer an intimate atmosphere, good staff anticipating, rather than responding to, guests' needs along with a sense of uniqueness.
Here are the Top Ten boutique resorts on the island, as chosen by industry professionals. Our list contains wide contrasts; from the stylish Mom Tri Villa Royale to the brand new Access Resort, from the ultra-private SALA Phuket's pool villas to the sweeping views of the south of the island at Mangosteen Resort. The choice may be hard to make, but there is surely the ideal boutique resort waiting for you.
- Phuket FantaSea Cultural Theme Park
- Phi Phi Islands Tour with Express Boat
- James Bond Island Full-Day Tour via Big Boat
- Coral & Racha Islands Full-Day Tour
- Whitewater Rafting & 4-Wheel-Drive Adventure
- Sea Kayaking at Ang Thong Marine Park
- Flying Hanuman Ziplining Experience
- Canoeing Excursion in Phang Nga Bay with Thai Buffet Lunch
- Introduction to City Tour
- John Gray's Cave Canoeing Tour in Phang Nga Bay
SALA Phuket Resort & SpaMai Khao
SALA Phukets main byword is privacy.Once inside your Pool Villa or Suite you are shut off from the rest of the world and left alone in your holiday reveries.Accommodation is sumptuous and enjoys both air conditioning and ceiling fans in all rooms, hyper luxurious bedding, deluxe coffee and tea making accessories and open air outdoor bathrooms.The resorts grounds are nothing less than spectacular and are guaranteed to enhance what is already a spectacular stay.The Sino-Portuguese leitmotif running through the resort is also in accordance with the restaurants adventurous menu choices of local and historic dishes, yet dining at SALA is also a highly international experience with wines that have garnered awards from Wine Spectator and cuisine that has been listed in Thailand Tatlers Best Restaurant Guides. Read More...
Twinpalms PhuketChoeng Thale
Twin Palms is a leader on the island for chic, well thought out concepts that transcend room types, facilities, amenities, and cuisine.This five-star Surin Beach-based resort is stunning to look at and better yet, extremely professionally run with its own beach club (the first on the island), exciting and trendy design, and innovative ideas - it even has its own radio station that broadcasts to the entire island!Accommodation is in step with the excellent quality that Twin Palms is known for: The Presidential Penthouse is 600sqm and sumptuously fitted out with a full kitchen, a movie theatre, quality bedding, and many luxurious extras. Read More...
Mom Tri's Villa RoyaleKaron
Mom Tri Villa Royale may be right by the sea but it has no beach and the nearest strand is Kata Noi a few minutes stroll away.But the boutique hotel more than makes up for this because of its idyllic setting on a granite headland on which the propertys lush villa collection straddle.Facilities here count first and foremost a prolific award-winning restaurant with a wine list that has won the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence every year since 2004.Sensuous experiences rate highly at Villa Royale and the Spa Royale delivers the goods in spectacular style with a full range of treatments - all delivered in a palatial setting while the hotel library is probably the island best. Read More...
The Naka PhuketKamala
The NAKA Phuket is a collection of beachside Villas at Kamala Beach on Phukets lush and verdant west coast.Kamala is approximately a 40-minute drive from Phuket International Airport and some 15 minutes north of Patong - Phukets party centre, shopping hub, and fine-dining venue.Accommodation categories at The Naka Phuket comprise One-Bedroom, Two-Bedroom, and Three-Bedroom Villas: One-Bedroom Villas enjoy fantastic views of the seascape, and are mere steps away from the shoreline.The Villas are approximately 182sqm including their patio and balcony.This Villa features a bedroom with a king-size bed, a fully-stocked mini-bar, dining and living room. Read More...
The Pavilions PhuketChoeng Thale
The Pavilions Phuket has 49 spacious and luxurious villas available in two categories: Ocean View Pavilions enjoy sweeping views of the surrounding landscape and Layan Beach while Spa & Pool Pavilions offer healthy intimacy.But both categories come with high walls, dense foliage, veiled salas, and beautiful pools, resulting in one of Phukets most romantic getaway destinations.It would be hard to exaggerate the beauty of this resort.The winding lanes threading through it are lined with choice trees and exotic plants - all with name labels for the curious - while the accommodation is luxurious and features top facilities and amenities yet still retains a minimalist touch. Read More...
COMO Point Yamu, PhuketPa Klok
Point Yamu by Como is a luxurious property located on the Phuket tranquil east coast, 30 minutes away from Phuket International Airport.Cape Yamu offers a very relaxing environment in a rather undeveloped corner of Phuket hosting a genuine fishing village surrounded by pristine nature and farmlands.The resort features 79 rooms and suites and 27 private luxury villas designed in a classy contemporary style, most of them with a terrace and stunning views over Phang Nga Bay and several islands lying off the coast.From the 45sqm Bay Rooms to the 386sqm COMO Pool Villa, 14 room-types are available, they all come with a long-list of top-of-the-range amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi connection, LCD television with satellite channels, daily fresh fruit and bottled water, toiletries, and much more. Read More...
Just one glance at Fotos innovatively designed lobby is enough to alert the senses that a treat is in store.The hotels black-and-white theme even extends to the hotels multilingual main library opposite reception (bibliophiles will adore this place) and checkered black-and-white teddy bears loll on the ultramodern white sofas (with black cushions, naturally) while black empty picture frames interact on the white walls.Two Macbooks sit on a solid teakwood table and are complimentary for guests.Each of the 79 rooms is a generous 46.5sqm and they are divided into two categories - Ocean (seaviews) and Ozone (no seaviews). Read More...
Baan Yin Dee Boutique ResortPatong
Baan Yin Dee Boutique Resort enjoys some of the best views of Patong and Patong Bay in the area.Overlooking Patong from the southern hills, this 21-room, five-star resort is designed in southern-Thai style with local wood and textiles used to impart a traditional atmosphere of Thai elegance and poise.Accommodation comprises 55sqm Deluxe Pool View Rooms, 55sqm Deluxe Sea View Rooms, 55sqm Deluxe Rooms (with pool access), and 85sqm Junior Suites.Room amenities are plentiful and feature individually controlled air conditioning, a fully stocked mini-bar, IDD telephone, in-room safety deposit box, a private balcony/terrace, sufficient storage space, flat-screen TV with international and local channels, high-quality bedding, coffee and tea-making facilities and electronic key card. Read More...
Malisa Villa SuitesKaron
Malisa Villa Suites is located in Kata, along Phuket Islands verdant and atmospheric west coast.The resort is made up of 41 Pool Villas and accommodation categories comprise 104sqm Pool Villas; 148sqm Grand Pool Villas, and 200sqm Family Pool Villas.Each Villa features shaded and unshaded poolside decks, sun loungers, a state-of-the-art sound system and DVD player hooked up to a flat-screen TV, producing a home theatre effect, coffee and tea-making facilities, fully stocked mini-bar, more than adequate storage space, individually controlled air conditioning, top-quality bedding, lots of natural light, en-suite bathroom with brand-name toiletries, outside shower, in-room safety deposit box, electronic key card, and much more. Read More...