Here is the TLE pick of our favourite luxury spa hotels in Phuket Thailand.
The Anantara Layan is situated on Phuket’s west coast, with stunning views over a tropical bay. There are 30 rooms/suites and 47 pool villas, surrounding an intimate and secluded beach. A private chef is available for bespoke dining. For complete relaxation, you can visit the Anantara spa facilities. There’s a children’s club to keep the little ones entertained while you relax. For those who want to indulge further, there’s a five-day spa and wellness retreat, featuring rejuvenating spa treatments and nourishing cuisine. If you’re feeling a bit more energetic, there’s a fitness centre, watersports and a cooking school to keep you busy. For the lovebirds, the Anantara Layan has a private wedding chapel nestled on the tropical cliffside.
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Overlooking a sandy white beach on Phuket’s west coast, the Surin hotel promises seaside serenity with its stunning views. There are 103 cottages and suites in the resort, and you can choose between being on the beachfront or nestled into the hillside forest. Each residence comes with thoughtful extras such as local organic toiletries, beach hats, and espresso machines. There are several formal and informal dining options, so there’s something whatever your mood. You can try out yoga, tennis and much more, before relaxing and ordering a drink by the pool.
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The Trisara calls itself ‘The Garden In The Third Heaven’ and it’s not hard to see why. The hotel is positioned looking out to sea in the north-western hills of Phuket, taking advantage of the stunning sunsets. There are a number of options for types of accommodation, such as tranquil villas with private pools and kitchens. There are cruises and excursions available from the resort, to help you explore the local neighbourhood, rich with cultural heritage. When dining, the ingredients for your meal are locally sourced from markets, fishermen, and even Trisara’s own working farm.
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Overlooking the blue waters of the Andaman sea, the Paresa is a five-star resort offers panoramic views from its secluded vantage point. From suites to villas, there’s accommodation to suit everyone. Finishing touches include four-poster sun loungers, luxury bedlinen and outdoor showers. Some villas offer in-suite dining, infinity pools and even private spa facilities. The resort facilities feature a luxury Thai spa, cooking academy and library. If you fancy heading out of resort, there are excursion options to suit any taste. You can catch fish for lunch, go snorkelling or visit a nearby sanctuary where you’ll feed and care for retired elephants.
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