Connect with us

Phuket

Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket to open in November

Published

 on 

PHUKET: Plunging occupancy rates throughout Thailand has not affected the Centara Hotels & Resorts’ plan to open their latest Phuket resort in November this year, just in time for the start of the next high season.

The 1.9-billion-baht Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket will be the group’s fourth location in Phuket – and its largest.

Centara’s Director of Group Marketing Communications, Kanokros Sakdanares, said that, while recent events in the capital were a cause for concern, it was important for the group “to keep moving forward”.

Construction of the five-star hotel, located at the north end of Karon Beach, began in 2007.

A total of 262 rooms and villas in Sino-Portuguese style includes 108 deluxe rooms, 81 deluxe spa rooms, 45 premium pool rooms, 18 pool suites, six one-bed pool villas and four two-bed pool villas.

Guests staying in the villas, pool suites and pool premium rooms will enjoy club privileges including access to a Private Club Lounge with 200 square meters of indoor and outdoor terrace and complimentary meals five times daily.

Leisure facilities will include four swimming pools, a tennis court, a water-sports center, a 144sqm fitness center and Spa Cenvaree, with 10 single and double treatment rooms.

According to Ms Kanokros, several corporate bookings have been made already at the resort for later in the year.

In keeping with the groups’ family-friendly ethos, the new resort will offer a range of services for children including children’s swimming pools, a playground and two playrooms, one fitted out to entertain children between four and 10 years old and another to cater to 10- to 16-year-olds.

Dining and entertainment at the resort will feature Italian, Mediterranean and Asian tapas style food.

Bars will include the Beachcomber Beach Bar, a Splash Pool Bar and the sea view Lobby Lounge & Bar featuring live piano music in the evenings.

The Centara Grand Ballroom will cater to 600 people seated theater-style.

The facility is versatile enough to be divided into two smaller rooms with capacity for 300 people each.

— Nicky Vermeulen

 

Get more from The Thaiger

Join the conversation and have your say on Thailand news published on The Thaiger.

Thaiger Talk is our new Thaiger Community where you can join the discussion on everything happening in Thailand right now.

Please note that articles are not posted to the forum instantly and can take up to 20 min before being visible. Click for more information and the Thaiger Talk Guidelines.

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Archiving articles from the Phuket Gazette circa 1998 - 2017. View the Phuket Gazette online archive and Digital Gazette PDF Prints.

Follow Thaiger by email:

Crime5 hours ago

Angry woman sets fire to her boyfriend’s Pattaya room

Thailand6 hours ago

Explore Thailand’s least visited city in the South!

Pattaya6 hours ago

Newborn baby found in Pattaya trash can

Sponsored2 days ago

Where you can get cannabis in Bangkok

Crime6 hours ago

Poll examines sexual violence causes, definitions

Drugs7 hours ago

Four members of drug gang arrested in Nakhon Si Thammarat

North East7 hours ago

Military mum calls for justice over slain son

Join the conversation on the Thaiger Talk forums today!
Tourism7 hours ago

Why aren’t tourists returning to Khao San Road?

Crime8 hours ago

A burglar, in a hole, in the roof, in the night

Drugs8 hours ago

Drug policy outlines by PM, cash rewards to police in busts

World Cup9 hours ago

World Cup to be shown in Thai prison

Economy9 hours ago

UK exports to Japan slump after ‘landmark’ free trade deal

Thailand11 hours ago

Try These Weird Thai Foods… If You Dare

World1 day ago

Thai gangs traffic Kenyans to Myanmar scam factories

South1 day ago

Deep South emergency decree extended 3 months

Thailand1 day ago

Why Is Thailand So Cheap?

Thailand1 year ago

Morning Top Stories Thailand | Police to end protests, Human Trafficking | September 14

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Thai Airways in rehab, All go for Songkran | March 4

Tourism2 years ago

Phuket’s nightlife. Yes, bars and clubs are still open | VIDEO

Phuket2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid passport talks, Thai Airways heads to court | March 2

Tourism2 years ago

Phuket Thai food treats you need to try | VIDEO

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Bars, pubs and restaurants ‘sort of’ back to normal | Feb 23

Tourism2 years ago

In search of Cat & Dog Cafés in Phuket Town | VIDEO

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Gambling crackdown, Seafood market to reopen, Vlogger challenge | Jan 21

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid testing for visas, Business impact, Vaccine approval | January 19

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Weekend Bangkok bombs, Thailand fires, Covid update | January 18

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Stray car on runway, Indonesian quake, 300 baht tourist fee | January 15

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Governor off respirator, sex-trafficking arrest, condo prices falling | January 14

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Chinese vaccine, Thailand ‘drug hub’, Covid update | January 13

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Bangkok may ease restrictions, Phuket bar curfew, Vaccine roll out | January 12

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid latest, Cockfights closed down, Bryde’s Whale beached | January 11

Trending