02 Oct An Oasis of Calm on Phuket
What’s the antidote to cabin fever? Try an oasis of calm and luxury on Thailand’s dreamy island of Phuket.
Here in this prized oceanfront villa set atop a five-star hotel, you’ll have your own private beach, an infinity pool, stunning panoramic sea views and some of the world’s most spectacular sunrises and sunsets. Sounds like a fantasy come true. Especially since you truly have the best of both worlds: the comforts of home and the luxuries of a hotel.
Located on a private peninsular on the beautiful southern tip of Phuket, the hotel has been the winner of numerous awards, including being voted within the top five resorts by Condé Nast. Frequented by royalty, movie stars and business leaders, the resort boasts such a full range of facilities so you never have to leave the resort. Harper’s Bazaar Travel Guide said it has “every amenity you could wish for.” Beyond the private beach, there are seven world-class restaurants, a luxury spa, easy access to other secluded white sand beaches with warm turquoise waters, a beach bar, nightclub, cooking school, tennis courts and a fully equipped gym.
The villa itself simply extends the Zen vacation lifestyle. An open plan features a living and dining space with stunning sea views expanding to the east and west, high ceilings and fully-opening floor-to-ceiling doors leading onto the pool terrace. Full-blown entertainment amenities make hosting friends and family easy, especially in the living room where you’ll find a large 65-inch LCD HD smart TV with Blu-ray HD DVD player. There’s also a home cinema system with 4m screen and HD Projector, an extensive 2000+ movie library, stereo system and iPod dock.
Eight large bedrooms, all have views, air conditioning and handmade teak ceiling fans, giving one a feeling of space and well-being. Five of the bedrooms are equipped with a 32-inch HD TV and full international satellite channels, plus they all have personal mini bar facilities and spacious marble-finished bathrooms furnished with both large showers and double-ended baths. In addition, three of the bedrooms also have a second private open-air bathroom, as well as the interior bathroom. A long list of amenities like fine bed linens, customized toiletries, handcrafted furnishings create a relaxing ambiance. But you know what takes the property truly over the top? The gorgeous infinity pool overlooking the Andaman Sea.