Phuket is blessed with an abundance of white-sand beaches and ridges of tropical greenery rising from rubber tree plantations. What makes Phuket endearing are its Buddhist shrines, beach towns, markets, and of course, the coastline. Luxury resorts are set in diverse landscapes all across the island to choose from if you are holidaying in Phuket. Here are our recommendations of the best resorts in Phuket to rest in after a day out on the beach.
Top 5 resorts in Phuket :
Enjoy blissful tranquillity in residential -style villas at Soneva Kiri brimming with opulence and exclusivity. This lavish beach resort is neatly hidden in the thick canopy in the secluded northern corner of Koh Kut Island. The ambiance here is relaxed and contemporary augmented by wooden walls and furnishings. The wooden patio and your own private plunge pool ensure maximum privacy and unforgettable views shaded by coconut trees. Carve out the lifetime of memories by dining on world-class cuisine at any of the on-site restaurants with dramatic views of the sea and cool ocean breeze.
Six Senses Yao Noi
Set in the backdrop of the Phang Nga Bay, Six Senses Yao Noi on the eastern side of Ko Yao Noi island pampers their guests with unrivaled views of the limestone karsts. These towering natural wonders crowned with tropical forests are so close to the resort that you begin and end your day in this glorious backdrop. Each luxury villa snuggled in thick foliage with one side opening up to the turquoise sea assures utmost seclusion. There is a selection of lavish restaurants serving diverse cuisines. The Six Senses Spa designed like a traditional northern Thai house offers health therapies incorporating the four elements of earth, water, air, and fire to balance the body and mind.
The Racha Resort
This luxury beach opens up to the Andaman Sea on all sides at the northern tip of Ko Racha Yai island to the south of Phuket. Spacious rooms beckon you with modern décor, private pool, and a manicured garden. If environmental sustainability is close to your heart, then Racha Resort should be your base in Thailand. Ever had a fantasy of spending the night and guarding the sea on top of a lighthouse? The extravagant 5-stories villa epitome of comfort, luxury, and privacy with a private pool, terrace, sun deck, and unfaltering views of the high seas.
Located on the western coastline of Phuket, Paresa Resort is a luxury beach resort offers a romantic tryst with the Andaman Sea. Above all because the resort is perched on the edge of a cliff, the lavish suites with floor-to-ceiling windows offer the best ocean view. Dine on a sumptuous three-course meal under the stars beside the infinity pool lit with fiber optic lights for an ethereal experience.
This ultra-luxurious resort set right on the beach blurs the line between your suite and the sea. Just an eyeshot away from Kata, a surfer’s paradise, Kata Rocks is a fine blend of modern design and elegance. The sleek interiors with shades of white compliments the turquoise water of the expansive Andaman Sea. Spend an afternoon at the wine cellar, take part in a wine tasting lesson, learn about food and wine pairings. Finally, enjoy the view of the setting sun from your den in Kata Rocks while you are in Phuket.