Staying at hotels with a SHA+ (SHA Plus) certificate is a requirement for international travellers who are entering Thailand using the Phuket Sandbox. A SHA+ certificate means that the hotel has taken measures to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus and that at least 70% of the hotel staff have been fully vaccinated. There are currently over 450 SHA+ hotels in Phuket, so choosing one can be a hassle. So, to help you out, we’ve compiled the 8 best SHA+ hotels in Phuket for a comfortable, fun, and safe holiday!
Whether you’re looking for luxury or affordable hotels, here are our top picks of the best SHA+ Hotels in Phuket.
Top 8 SHA+ Hotels in Phuket
1. The Nai Harn
Overlooking one of the world’s most stunning beaches, The Nai Harn guarantees unmatched views of Phuket’s island scenery. This iconic hotel offers direct access to a secluded beach. However, it’s still a short drive away from key entertainment areas and attractions. The opulent and chic suites face either the ocean or the mountain. Each room comes with a large balcony and a seating area or a huge daybed, so you can enjoy the view while relaxing and soaking up t. If you want to truly unwind and rejuvenate yourself, make sure to visit the hotel’s spa. The Spa provides multiple treatment packages to meet your needs.
There are two restaurants at the hotel: Cosmo and Rock Salt. Cosmo serves a fantastic breakfast, as well as Mediterranean, Thai, and international cuisines. On the other hand, Rock Salt Lounge and Bar is an excellent place for some refreshing drinks, snacks, or seafood for dinner. Both offer beautiful panoramic views of the blue waters of Nai Harn bay. The highlight of the hotel is its huge rooftop overlooking the bay. Here, you can watch the sunset while sipping a glass of wine or cocktail, with a saxophonist playing some great tunes in the background.
Pricing: Start from 3,957 Baht per night.
Address: 23/3 Moo 1, Vises Road, Naiharn, Phuket 83130.
Located in an idyllic area of Panwa Beach in southeast Phuket, Cape Panwa Hotel provides a true tropical escape. The hotel was built with large groups and families in mind, so it’s an ideal choice if you’re travelling with your big family or friends. It features spacious accommodations, such as private villas, enormous suites, and beautiful lodges. The rooms are all elegant, with spacious balconies, sunbeds, flat-screen TVs and DVD players. In addition, you can enjoy sweeping views of the sea from your room and have a private beach area right outside your door.
Apart from the well-designed rooms, you can also take a dip and cool off from the heat in the hotel’s two outdoor swimming pools. You may even make day trips and travel arrangements at the on-site tour desk and go on a snorkelling trip. If you’re travelling with children, the hotel has a Games Area that is fully equipped with toys and educational games.
Pricing: Start from 2,031 Baht per night.
Address: 27, 27/2 Moo. 8 Sakdidej Road, Muang District, Panwa Cape, Phuket 83000.
Twinpalms Phuket is a tranquil hotel located just a minute walk away from Surin Beach. The hotel combines minimalist and stylish design with a lush green water garden landscape, ensuring guests enjoy unparalleled tranquillity. This hotel has 97 bright, opulent, wood-floored rooms, each with neutral-toned décor, stunning floral wall art, and plenty of natural lights. The most popular room here is the Lagoon Pool Suites, which is clustered around the lovely green lagoon pool and has a private terrace overlooking the water. The penthouses are incredible as well. They come with private pools and oversized rooms, perfect for those who want to spend a luxurious tropical holiday.
There are several restaurants and a beach club situated at Twinpalms Phuket. The Oriental Spoon restaurant specialises in Thai and international cuisines, while Catch Beach Club is an excellent spot for sunset cocktails and fresh seafood. There’s a fantastic spa on-site, the Palm Spa, where you can pamper yourself with a tropical flower bath or herbal steam bath, as well as a relaxing massage and rejuvenating facial.
Pricing: Start from 1,888 Baht per night.
Address: 106/46 Moo 3, Surin Beach Road, Choeng Thale, Thalang, Phuket 83110.
Thanks to its amazing location at the tip of Cape Yamu, COMO Point Yamu offers dazzling views of the stunning Andaman Sea and the dramatic limestones of Phang Nga Bay. Whether you choose to stay at the suite or villa, you’ll be sure to have the ultimate luxury experience. The pool suites and villas come with private pools where you can relax while watching the tranquil scenery of the ocean. You can even opt to dine in the comfort of your own room if you don’t feel like going out to the restaurant.
If you need a more spacious pool, you can swim or relax at the 100 metres pool surrounded by sun loungers overlooking Phang Nga Bay. The pool is located close to La Sirena restaurant, where you can order lunch and snacks while you lounge and relax under the sun. COMO Point Yamu might not have its own beach. However, it does provide a free shuttle service to a nearby island, so you can relax on the sandy shores or take a dip in the glittering waters.
Pricing: Start from 6,531 Baht per night.
Address: 225 Moo 7, Talang, Paklok,, Phuket 83110.
5. The Racha
Dreaming of a romantic getaway on an isolated island? The Racha can help make your dream come true. The hotel is located on a small island called Racha Yai, around 19 kilometres south of Phuket. There are multiple types of accommodation to choose from, including regular rooms, suites, and private villas. Some of the accommodations have their own private pools that are hidden away from view by flower lines. The interiors are simple, with white walls, white beds, and white floors.
You can enjoy your day swimming at one of the three pools in the hotel or have fun at the powdery-white sand. Besides other hotel guests, the quiet and peaceful beach is pretty much all yours. It’s so near but so far from the crowds of the mainland, offering you a private luxury at its finest.
Pricing: Start from 5,535 Baht per night.
Address: 42/12-13 Moo 5, Rawai Muang, Racha Island, Phuket 83130.
If you’re looking for affordable accommodation without having to sacrifice comfort and luxury, Hotel Clover Patong is well worth considering. This 4-star lifestyle hotel combines quirky, coast-inspired interiors with warm Thai hospitality and a sophisticated ambience. The rooms are all modern, tasteful design and come with all of the facilities you need. In addition, the hotel has an excellent rooftop bar, Blu Bar, where you can swim at the pool, take in the spectacular views of the Andaman Sea, or simply relax and enjoy well-crafted cocktails.
Situated in the middle of Patong, you have easy access to many attractions, such as Bangla Boxing Stadium, Royal Paradise Night Market, Bangla Road, Jungceylon Shopping Centre, and many more.
Pricing: Start from 999 Baht per night.
Address: 162/8-11 Taweewong Rd., Patong Beach, Patong, Phuket 83150.
R Mar Resort and Spa is another affordable yet sophisticated hotel in the middle of Patong. It’s only a short walk away from Patong Beach, Phuket’s key entertainment areas, and Jungceylon Shopping Mall. There are 23 superior rooms, 52 deluxe rooms, 2 superior suites, and 2 deluxe suites in this hotel. Each room offers a serene atmosphere and private balcony, perfect for relaxation.
R Mar Resort and Spa is also famous for its spa if you want to ease your mind and pamper your body. It also has a great kid’s club filled with toys and activities for those who travel with children. In addition, the inviting pool is the perfect place to unwind and escape the heat.
Pricing: Start from 845 Baht per night.
Address: 33 Soi Rat U Thid 200 Pee 1, Rat U thid 200 Pee Road, Patong, Phuket 83150.
8. Kata Rocks
Kata Rocks is the place for those who want to enjoy unparalleled luxury. This glamorous resort is located right by the sand of Kata Beach. Therefore, you can easily walk to the beach if you want to take a refreshing dip in the clear blue waters or simply relax on the sand. Offering spacious villas, this hotel is an ideal choice if you’re travelling with your big family. The biggest villa in Kata Rocks features four bedrooms, a spacious balcony, and a private pool. The whole hotel was designed to give you the feeling of floating on a luxury yacht, with futuristic nautical design and tinted glass windows.
If you’re travelling with kids, there’s a Kids Club for children where they can partake in numerous activities to keep them entertained. There’s even a Dino Park Mini Golf experience, which allows you to try golfing with your kids. For the adults, the infinity pool lined with sun loungers is the perfect place to unwind. The hotel also has an excellent wine cellar where you can enjoy wine tasting and a paired cheese. You also shouldn’t miss out on the hotel’s fantastic spa.
Pricing: Start from 7,921 Baht per night.
Address: 186/22 Koktanode Road, Karon, Kata, Phuket 83100.
We’re sure that there are other excellent SHA+ hotels on the island, but these are our top picks for now. All these SHA+ hotels won’t only ensure that you have a great time during your stay but also put your health and safety as their priority.
Looking for a resort in Phuket for your romantic getaway? Check out our article on Phuket’s 5 best honeymoon resorts!
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