Phuket is a world-class holiday destination that attracts an ever-growing number of foreign and local visitors every year (over 25 million in 2013). Accommodation in Phuket consists of enough quality hotels and resorts to house this impressive number of tourists, and amongst these, some are known to have had accommodated international actors, rock stars and celebrities who holiday in Phuket.
For any hotel in the world, lodging an internationally recognised person is like a cherry on a cake: it is considered an award, testifying the sky-high standards of a holiday residence regarding the quality and discretion of its service, the privacy of its housing, and the lavish exoticism of its compound. Obviously, the hotels accommodating celebrities usually do not come cheap; yet some of them remain affordable. Discover below where our 5 Celebrity Hotels...just in case you fancy sleeping in one of their beds.
- 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
Trisara Villas & Residences PhuketChoeng Thale
Founding member of the Rolling Stones in 1963, Mick Jagger had his share – in the early years – of sleeping bunks in tour buses and one-night stays at cheap motels. Today, Sir Michael Philip Jagger is more into the luxury, comfort and privacy when looking for a place to stay on holiday with his loved one(s), and Trisara Phuket Villas & Residence is just the right place.
Located between Bangtao and Nai Thon beaches, this opulent resort ensures that its guests will find here calm and voluptuousness. Sumptuous Thai contemporary styled villas with private swimming pool awaits well-heeled guests in a finely landscaped tropical lush compound, offering them a stress-free holiday in Phuket. Trisara is famous for its extremely high quality of accommodation and service, and there is no wonder why it is one of the most sought-after residences for Mick Jagger and other celebrities coming to Phuket alike. Read More...
Verne Troyer… at first, it may be difficult to put a face to this name, but if we add ‘Mini-me’ to it, it instantly triggers a smile: Doctor Evil’s tiny assistant (muahahahahaha) has left his print in Mike Myer’s Austin Power (groovy baby!) series of films at the end of the ‘90s, and many more since then. This little big man visited Phuket recently and stayed at one of the most chic and trendy resorts on the island: Twinpalms Phuket.
Located at Surin, 80m from the beach itself, this resort is not only splendidly designed in a modern style with an Asian twist, but it also hosts one of the favourite venues to hangout in Phuket: Catch Beach Club. Its Presidential Suite features top-trend amenities such as private movie theatre and many more luxurious extras, as well as providing all guests with a sense of serenity.
Snoop Dogg changed his stage name to Snoop Lion (it sounds classier isn't it?) in 2012 after being rechristened by a Rastafarian Priest in Jamaica. This talented LA rapper/songwriter started his career in 1992 and following his growing success, also started a career as an actor in many movies including his role as Huggy Bear Brown in Starsky & Hutch in 2004. Snoop Lion’s place of choice in Phuket is the superb Sri Panwa Phuket on the east coast of the island.
Located at Cape Panwa, right next to Phuket Aquarium, Sri Panwa is one of the most beautiful resorts in Phuket; its architecture blends Thai and Balinese influences with a stylish contemporary style using natural materials. Pool suites or Pool villas, all room-types harbour an opulent exoticism, and most of them offer stunning views to the sea and the small islands lying off Phuket east coast. Read More...
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There isn't too much need to introduce Pierce Brosnan: this Irish-American actor is world famous for portraying James Bond in four movies of the series, as well as star performances in countless other Hollywood blockbusters. When coming for a relaxing time in Phuket, Agent 007 chooses one of the leading resorts regarding comfort and privacy: Banyan Tree Phuket. Certainly one of the best accommodation of choices for a stress-free vacation in southern Thailand.
Located in the Laguna Phuket Resort Complex in Bangtao, Banyan Tree Phuket has all the assets required for a moviestar to enjoy a holiday here, with the villas settled around lagoons and canals offering ultimate privacy as well as outstanding comfort. The resort’s facilities include an on-site golf course, an award-winning spa, and a great choice of special attentions that make a stay at Banyan Tree Phuket almost unique. Chasing spies is a tough job; a luxurious tropical break is a well-deserved reward for Mr Brosnan. Read More...
The name of Leonardo Di Caprio is often mentioned in Phuket’s tour advertising booklets: his role in The Beach brought Phi Phi Islands to the top of many travellers’ bucket-list (Phuket is the main port of embarkation to Phi Phi Islands). The actor still loves Phuket and stayed at Regent Phuket Cape Panwa on a recent visit. This five-star resort is a place of choice for a relaxing holiday.
Located near the tip of Cape Panwa on Phuket east coast, this splendid accommodation choice offers outstanding sea and small islands views from its stylish rooms and villas. Designed in a ritzy contemporary colonial style, the resort is a haven of tranquility and luxury. Featuring top-of-the-range amenities and service, Regent Phuket Cape Panwa is truly a magical place, leaving no doubt about why he was chosen by Leo Di Caprio for his vacation in Phuket.