Phuket Hotels & Luxury Resorts

If you're planning a trip to Phuket, you are almost certainly going to need a place to stay unless you already bought a house or have friends living here. Phuket has a huge variety of accommodation available from backpackers dorms to 5 star (6 star?) luxury resorts. The hotels on the recommendation page are ones I like because of their location, or because they've been recommended to me by others, or because they offer something different. But what are the BEST hotels in Phuket Thailand?

The BEST Hotels in Phuket

  • Trisara Phuket Resorts Trisara Phuket Resort
    Naithon Beach
    Trisara is a beautiful resorts where all of the private villas pools have fantastic views out over the Andaman Sea. And what villas! Opulence, beautiful fittings, quality textiles and modern conveniences blend effortlessly with traditional Thai design in a marriage of luxurious harmony. The 39 pool villas and suites are the last word in indulgent comfort. Trisara also features a sumptuous, classically designed library with hundreds of books, DVD's and CD's to use on your surround-sound Bose villa stereo and TV, a sexy intimate restaurant, a range of motor yachts and fabulous seaside grounds set in a lush verdant hillside. All this with views of golden sunsets makes Trisara luxury resorts and pool villas our winner.
  • JW Resorts & SpaJW Marriott Resort & Spa
    Mai Khao Beach
    With 265 spacious seafront rooms and suites, JW Marriott resorts and spa builds on this with indoor Thai salas with polished wooden floors, silk fabrics, large soaking tubs and numerous extras for just its 'normal' rooms. Marriott goes even further with twelve luxury sea view suites and three, two-bedroom pool villas. That's quite a range of comfort to choose from. JW Marriott is known for its impeccable service and this five-star resort rightly deserves its place on our 'luxurious list' for its award-winning spa and wonderful beachside setting among many other holidays reasons.
  • Sala Phuket luxury beach villas Sala Phuket
    Mai Khao Beach
    The stunning new luxury resort was featured on the prestigious Conde Nast 2008 Hot List, and it’s easy to see why. Tucked away in a secluded corner of Phuket’s Mai Khao Beach, the Sala Phuket Resorts and Spa offers its guests optimum privacy in a five-star accommodation. Its idyllic setting away from Patong’s busy streets and noisy beach crowds makes the Sala Phuket an excellent place for luxurious romantic getaways and peaceful vacations. Nearly all of the unique Sino-Portuguese style rooms, suites, and pool villas feature a private plunge pool, not to mention the three swimming pools on the resort grounds. The Sala rooftop restaurant offers a unique dining experience with stunning views of the beachfront. For business travelers, wireless internet connection is available throughout the resort.
  • Andara Resorts & Villas Andara Resort & Villas
    Kamala Beach
    Andara Resorts & Villas, your private beachside paradise nestled in the lush tropical hillside above Kamala Beach on the pristine west coast of Phuket. Breathtaking sea views, private infinity pools, a large 40m resorts pool, world-class 5-star service and a range of accommodation options (from 1-6 bedrooms) makes Andara the perfect choice for the ultimate holidays, whether for a romantic getaway or a vacation with family and friends. Andara Resort & Villas is just 28 kms from Phuket's International Airport. A wide range of restaurants, boutique shops, golf courses and other activities are located no more than 10 minutes away.
  • banyantree luxury vallas Banyan Tree Phuket
    Bang Tao Beach
    When a top travel publication such as Condé Nast ranks a resort as number eight in the world, that property must be delivering the goods. So it is Banyan Tree Phuket that ranks as number four on our 'luxury list', and celebrities agree.
    This is where guests can indulge in double luxury at Banyan Tree's unique and glorious deluxe two-bedroom double pool villas or at other villas in an incredible choice of 12 designs and sizes. Both inside and outside, the villas offer top amenities in a tasteful mix of modern and traditional design. Surrender your inhibitions to the finer side of life at Banyan Tree.
  • The Pavilions spa service The Pavilions
    Bang Tao / Layan
    Choose between the 21 one-bedroom pool villas and nine three-bedroom villas here at Phuket Pavilions where you're literally sitting on top of the world with fantastic views of Bang Tao Beach and the lush greenery that Phuket is world-famous for. Three world-class golf courses are just minutes away but if you believe in total relaxation in your villa grounds you can have it; in-villa dining, in-villa spa treatments, the works. Luxuriate in your villa's huge terrazzo bath and enjoy total privacy in opulent comfort with a bottle of fine wine. You'll discover that life doesn't get much better than this.
  • karon sea sands hotels Thailand Karon Sea Sands
    Karon Beach
    Phuket "Pearl of The Andaman Sea" is one of the best known resort destination in the world. Set just across white sandy Karon Beach, landscaped gardens and conveniently close to both Patong beach and bustling entertainment centre. Karon Sea Sands Resorts & Spa is designed to provide guests with the finest service and facilities. Guest can make use of four excellent Food & Beverage outlets, state of the art fitness & Spa facilities.
  • indigopearl spa & resorts Indigo Pearl
    Nai Yang Beach & National Park
    Indigo Pearl 5-star luxury resorts provides an ultimate getaway amidst the tranquility of nature. Giving priority to guests' comfort and relaxation, all the rooms, villas, pool pavilions and suites have been especially designed to achieve the purpose. On the hotel ground, guests will find six dining outlets, with an array of cuisine to choose from like Japanese, Tapas and Thai. Take a short stroll to the beach and find numerous water activities like diving, snorkeling, and excursions just to name a few. The Indigo Spa offers an array of blissful natural treatment packages to guests who want to be pampered. To fully be absorbed in the Indigo Pearl experience, come to see, touch, and feel the resorts.
  • Twinpalms Phuket beach Twinpalms Phuket
    Surin Beach
    Chic Twinpalms Phuket Thailand is hugely popular, it's best to book early to avoid disappointment. Located in Surin, one of Phuket's most upmarket areas, the 76 rooms and suites are spacious.
    The main focus of this hotel is innovative design which is apparent throughout the hotel and is what has made Twinpalms so popular. Facilities include large pools, excellent gym, wine room, spa and all round good service. Their Catch beach club is part of the Phuket holidays social circuit.
  • Sheraton Grande villas Phuket Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket
    Bangtao Beach
    Sheraton Grande Laguna Beach Resort is a Sheraton 'Luxury Collection' hotels, and it's the second of three entries from Laguna. The Grande Villas are one and two bedroom suites surrounding a private pool only for Grande Villa guests, other privileges include check-in by boat, a-la-carte breakfast breakfast in private area, playstations and DVD players in you villa and complimentary refreshments and tropical fruit in the pool area.The next level in luxury is wonderful three and four bedroom private pool villas and residences (350 – 490 sqm, pools 25 sqm), these two story properties are houses with full hotels service and have excellent views of the Laguna golf course.
  • Dusit Thani hotels service Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket
    Bangtao Beach
    Laguna Phuket is Southeast Asia's largest integrated resort and this is the third Laguna entry in our luxurious top 10. Dusit Laguna is located right on Bang Tao beach, one of Phuket's longest where casuarina trees offer shade which extends to the hotels large pool area. Facilities for just about every sport you can name are available including watersports which take place in the sea and freshwater lagoons, Laguna also has also a 18 hole golf course on-site. A wide range of dining choices are available including Royal Thai cuisine, Italian and seafood options.
  • The Racha beach holidays The Racha
    Koh Racha
    The Racha spa and villas is on a stereotypical idyllic tropical beach, lapped by crystal clear turquoise water. Located on a small island 35 minutes from Phuket by speedboat, here there are no roads, footpaths interlink the islands beaches. This luxury eco-friendly resortsis designed with maximum relaxation in mind, all villa feature daybeds, open-air showers and are decorated in a minimalistic style. The photos tell the story best, tropical luxury all the way.
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