Phuket is set to welcome a new luxury resort just in time for the busy holiday season. Point Yamu by COMO is scheduled to open in November of this year with spectacular food, scenery and service.
Poised on the tip of Cape Yamu, Point Yamu by COMO boasts breathtaking views of the limestone cliffs of Phang Nga Bay and the azure-blue Andaman Sea. The property is just under a half hour drive from Phuket International Airport. The area is rich with activities and the resort offers private boat trips to secluded beaches and cultural events such as spicy Thai cook classes. Tour managers are also available to plan exotic adventures and side trips for guests.
Point Yamu by COMO is home to 79 guestrooms and suites as well as 27 pool villas. Rooms are decorated in bold blues that reflect the outside view of the ocean and contrast beautifully with white Egyptian linens and neutral flooring. Rooms start with the entry-level Bay Rooms and soar up to the three-bedroom COMO Pool Villas with large patio, private pool and personal kitchen. Spacious bathrooms feature tubs and separate showers and are stocked with COMO Shambhala toiletries. All rooms come with complimentary extras such as daily water and fresh fruit as well as the all-important WIFI. They’re also equipped with hair dryers, safes, telephones and 42’’ LCD televisions. Twice-daily maid service is included to keep rooms as fresh and clean as possible.
When it comes to relaxing in the sun, or shade, the resort has a 100 meter infinity pool, gym and private yoga studio.
Promising Dining Options
Dining options at the hotel are plentiful and sure to tempt even the pickiest of eaters. La Sirena Italian Restaurant sits poolside and offers pristine views of Phang Nga Ba in addition to a menu of woodfire pizzas and seafood, pasta, salads and antipasto dishes. Nahmyaa Thai Restaurant offers traditional Thai favorites for lunch and dinner such as fish cakes, whole fish prepared a variety of ways, seafood and dessert favorite sweet sticky rice with mango. Point Yamu by COMO also provides special selections at all restaurants for health conscious guests. COMO Shambhala Cuisine menus use organic ingredients, replace sweeteners with unprocessed honey and swap out olive oil for butter. Private dining and in-room dining are also always options. For a pre or post-dinner cocktail, there are multiple options in the form of resort bars and lounges.
Artist rendering of the pool deck of the pool villa at Point Yamu by Como
Como Shambhala Retreat
Relaxing and rejuvenation at Point Yamu by COMO takes a front seat at COMO Shambhala Retreat. The spa offers holistic treatment focused on improving mental, physical and spiritual wellbeing. Five treatment rooms, four Thai massage alcoves, steam rooms for both men and women and a Jacuzzi make for a perfect hour or day focused on oneself. Treatments include restorative skincare and Ayervedic practices as well as traditional Thai and Western massages to soothe sore muscles.
Point Yamu by COMO also has the proper venues for meetings and special events. From feast to flowers to music, staff at the resort can plan every detail of a picture-perfect wedding. For meetings and gatherings, ample space is available in three meeting rooms or courtyard that can accommodate up to 150 people. For the most memorable event, the entirety or Point Yamu by COMO can be privately booked.