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Top 5 best hotels in Phuket



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Phuket is definitely a must-visit destination. In fact, a simple Google search will show you that spending a few days here may not be enough. From animal tourism to local food markets, the island has everything a traveller could ever dream of, including, world-class excursions to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Most importantly, the hotels offer fun in the sun amidst a world-famous backdrop of the Andaman islands. With emerald green seas and loads of island hopping, Phuket hotels make sure you can experience everything with convenience. Additionally, if you are looking for a bit of rest and relaxation, these hotels don’t leave anything out from their offered amenities.

5 Top Hotels In Phuket

1. Trisara Hotel

Located on Phuket’s northwestern coast, the Trisara is spread across 40 acres of tropical gardens. Guests here can be sure that they have privacy as the beachside resort is hidden at the end of a private road. With 37 villas, 3 restaurants, a huge swimming pool, yoga salas, a Muay Thai boxing ring, and a spa, this hotel has it all.

Moreover, the resort features a rugged shoreline with golden sands that are perfect for lounging and floating. Furthermore, Trisara offers a fleet of yachts for hire as well as a free limousine for transfers to and from the airport. Thus, guests can surely feel like celebrities at Trisara as its exclusivity and privacy rival no other.

Facilities: 1 swimming pool, spa and wellness centre, fitness centre, non-smoking rooms, beachfront, airport shuttle (free), restaurant, tea/coffee maker in all rooms, bar, and finally a superb breakfast.

Pricing: 41,857 baht-450,00 baht.

Address: Moo 6 60/1 Srisoonthorn Road Choeng Thale, Thalang District, Phuket 83110.

Click here to book now on Agoda. 

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Trisara Hotel

2. Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach

This  luxurious, 5 star hotel is located right on Merlin Beach. However, it is also just minutes from the bustline area of Patong. Tri-Trang Beach is also just steps away, making this hotel one of convenience whilst not sacrificing amazing amenities. In addition, guests here can access all the major shopping and nightlife areas of Phuket, including Phuket Old Town.

With plush bedding, modern TVs, large bathrooms, and balconies featuring a pool, garden, beach or sea view, families and couples will surely be accommodated. Business men as well, will feel comfortable working as the rooms include large desks and free WiFi. The Marriott also caters to those wanting to relax and stay around the resort, as there are 3 pools, children’s activities, a gym, and day spa. Moreover, if you are looking for a low key night, try dining at one of the hotel’s restaurants where delicious cuisine will surely induce a food coma.

Facilities: Breakfast, pool view rooms, sea view rooms, terrace, pools, restaurants, fitness centre, spa and wellness centre.

Pricing:  2,100 baht-4,300 baht.

Address: 99 Muen-Ngoen Road Tri-Trang Beach, Patong, Phuket 83150.

Click here to book now on Agoda. 

Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach Reviews

Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach

3. Sri Panwa Phuket

Sprawling over a jungle-covered peninsula in the serene southeast of Phuket, Sri Panwa is definitely a celebrity favourite, with Snoop Dog and Rihanna among its famous guests. Sprinkled across its grounds are 3 pools, a beach, a bohemian spa, amazing restaurants and Baba Nest, one of the most beautiful rooftop bars in Asia.

Sri Panwa is found in the southern part of the island, and is about a 90 minute drive from the airport. Furthermore, the hotel is just 15 minutes from Phuket Old Town, which features shopping and dining. The atmosphere truly caters to those wanting an exclusive stay, with not a lot of people. That’s why it is a good choice for those who don’t want to be recognised. With just a few shops and cafes, Sri Panwa is ideal for nature lovers as it is a great spot in which to snorkel and dive.

Facilities: 1 swimming pool, free WiFi, airport shuttle, spa and wellness centre, fabulous fitness centre, tea/coffee maker in all rooms, bar, private beach area.

Pricing: 12,000 baht-173,000 baht.

Address: 88 Phuket Rd, Wichit, Muang Phuket 83000.

Click here to book now on Agoda. 

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Sri Panwa Phuket

4. The Slate

Located on the pristine, white sand beach, guests here can enjoy amazing drinks while soaking in the sun. The outdoor pool is absolutely majestic, with plenty of palm trees fringing the scene. Here, guests can indulge in a relaxing getaway with a tropical background.

The lobby itself reminds guests that they have arrived in a tropical oasis. Furthermore, with its private gate leading to the Nai Yang Beach, visitors surely will feel like they are among an exclusive group. Great for couples, The Slate is also enjoyable for families.

Facilities: Inner courtyard view rooms, pool view rooms, terrace, private parking, tennis court, fitness centre, golf course.

Pricing: 6,500 baht-37,000 baht.

Address: 116 Sakhu, Thalang District, Phuket 83110.

Click here to book now on Agoda. 

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The Slate Hotel

5. The Village Coconut Island

The Village is set among the famous Coconut Island, which is just 5 minutes away from Phuket. With a free shuttle boat for guests, taking a trip in the emerald green Andaman Sea offers an exciting getaway. Here, visitors can explore Phuket’s amazing shopping scene, and dine on delicious sea food.

Guests can kayak and bike around the island at ease with the complimentary bikes. The hotel also offers a direct boat service to Koh Phi Phi island and other majestic strips of land. Phuket Town’s exciting nightlife is just 20 minutes away on the daily shuttle, where visitors can explore even more places.

Facilities: 2 swimming pools, non-smoking rooms, good fitness centre, airport shuttle, spa and wellness centre, beachfront, restaurant, bar, fabulous breakfast.

Pricing: 2,600 baht-25,00 baht.

Address: 51/7 Moo 6, T.Koh Kaew, Phuket, Muang, Phuket 83200.

Click here to book now on Agoda. 

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The Village Coconut Island

Known as the most popular place for travellers in Thailand, Phuket definitely has a multitude of things to do. Booking your stay at one of these amazing hotels will definitely make your holiday brighter and more memorable, as sightseeing can be done just by walking into exquisite lobbies and taking a dip in the beachside pools. Finally, after an exciting day of activities, guests can be pampered with any of the full-service spas located on-site in the hotels. Clearly, staying at a hotel in Phuket offers a home away from home amidst an exciting tropical island getaway.

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