Built in 2008, this club resort offers accommodation just a few paces from the Andaman Sea, nestled within gardens of coconut palms, jasmine, orchids and birds of paradise on one side and a meandering lagoon inspired by a traditional southern Thai village on the other. In this retreat of idyllic intimacy, the resort presents a collection of 83 villas allowing guests absolute comfort, space and privacy. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility, a restaurant and conference facilities. There is the Turtle Club kids' club for children, a library, The Gallery boutique and executive meeting and board rooms. Guests may also take advantage of the WLAN Internet access (charges apply) and the room and laundry services (both for an additional fee). There is a car park for those arriving by car and guests wishing to explore the surrounding area on bicycle will find a cycle hire station on the premises.
This resort enjoys a timeless setting on a secluded stretch of the Phuket coastline. It is set on the north west coast of Phuket at Mai Khao Beach, which is lined with coconut plantations and local farms growing exotic produce. The resort is a 45-minute drive from the bustling beaches of the south and presents a world of unspoilt beauty and unexpected discoveries. Guests will find the nearest shops 10 m away and bars just 100 m from the resort while Phuket town is a 45-minute drive away. It lies just 15 minutes from Phuket International Airport.
Each villa has its own private pool and features an large indoor bedroom, dressing room and bathroom with a shower/bathtub and hairdryer, which has the feel of a traditional Thai-style home. The accommodation features colourful silks and teak furnishings and a deep, outdoor terrazzo tub is joined directly to guests' swimming pools, which are surrounded by hardwood timber decking. All villas also come with an iPod with docking station, an LCD TV and DVD surround-sound system, an espresso coffee machine, a residents' minibar filled with snacks and beverages and a residents' wine cellar. They offer indoor and outdoor rain showers, a daybed in the bedroom, an outdoor living 'sala' with sun loungers and an umbrella and WLAN Internet access (fee depends on category). The accommodation is also equipped with a king-size bed, a direct dial telephone, a stereo system and individually adjustable air conditioning as well as a safe.
Guests can enjoy an infinity edge outdoor swimming pool with swim-up bar, a children's swimming area and sun loungers. There are water sports, including windsurfing, sailing, surfing, catamaran sailing, canoeing and kayaking available. The resort features 3 tennis courts and guests can enjoy a game of table tennis or beach volleyball. There is a gym and the Anantara Spa offers massages (for an additional fee) and all kinds of spa treatments at an additional charge. It is possible to go cycling and the hotel offers a programme of entertainment for children.
The resort's signature semi-buffet breakfast and à la carte lunch and dinner may be enjoyed at the La Sala Restaurant. Moreover, guests may take their à la carte breakfast/lunch and dinner at the Sea Fire Salt Restaurant, while drinks, cocktails and snacks are available at the Infinity Bar and the Tree House Bar. Wine-tasting is on offer in the tasting room.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
Guests arriving by car from the airport should turn right on exiting and follow the road for approximately 1 km to the intersection. Turn left on the road which is signposted, Phuket. After approximately 5 km there will be another crossroads - turn left here, onto highway 402. Pass by the Blue Canyon Golf Course on the left and continue on for another 8 km, following signs to Mai Khao Beach and the resort. Turn left and the resort will come into view after around 150 m.
The resort's front office is open 24 hours a day. The check-in time starts at 15:00 hrs and the check-out time finishes at 12:00 hrs.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
King size bed