The Southern Tip Peninsula of Patong is to be the stunning location for a new five star property, “Andakira Crest Patong Resort & Spa Pool Villas”. This eco-friendly hotel is planning to have a soft opening in November 2015.
Despite the recent political upheaval in Thailand, it is still the Land of Smiles, known internationally to be the perfect holiday destination for its unique culture, trekking, palaces, Buddhist temples, natural wildlife and for the blue sparkling clear water of its beaches. Its’ festivals are legendary. Ranging from Thai New Year Songkran, when it is one big playful water fight in the streets, to the Phuket Vegetarian Festival of processions of devotees and warriors that is not for the faint hearted, to the beautiful floating lanterns on waterways of Loy Krathong. Thailand is an experience for all ages and a true tropical paradise from cold winters in other countries.
Phuket in particular conjures up escapist visions of tropical palms swaying in balmy sea breezes; long sandy beach stretches unblemished by mass tourism and amazing restaurants and nightlife waiting to be indulged in. It is a “must do” destination for globetrotters and VIPs wanting their own personal space in natural beach surroundings with a touch of luxury.
The Southern Tip Peninsula of Patong is to be the stunning location for a new five star property, “Andakira Crest Patong Resort & Spa Pool Villas”. This eco-friendly hotel is planning to have a soft opening in November 2015. Set into the gentle sloping hills, it will only be one hour from the Phuket International Airport. To be built 75 meters above sea level in a natural tropical environment of luscious green dense rainforest and with views to five of the most magical beaches on the western side of Phuket fronting the Andaman Sea’s fringe of golden sand, the site is unique. With an adjacent nature reserve, the position oozes tranquility and seclusion in a pristine location.
A mere 3 kilometers to the animated and thriving tourist area of Patong, and 8 minutes by car to Tri Trang, Tri Tra, Freedom and Paradise Beaches. Legendary snorkeling amongst the rocks and with a coral reef only 60 meters offshore in crystal clear sea, Tri Trang and Tri Tra beaches are a wonderland waiting to be explored. The nearest swimming beach is a quick 2 minute walk from the resort.
Positioning itself in the market to cater to honeymooners, individual leisure travelers, family and groups, as well as the corporate sector, the activities and facilities on offer promises to capture its share of these target markets. Activities provided will include a rooftop sky lounge, an exotic rooftop garden cafe, 2 ocean view restaurants, a bistro and pub, cigar room for the naughty ones still indulging, state of the art meeting facilities, a complete fitness center, a spa center for massage, wellness treatments and meditation, a stunning infinity swimming pool with 200 degree ocean views and the mandatory gift and retail shop. For the kids, there will be their own club and mini golf to name a few time wasters to free up mum and dad. And for the energetic explorer, mountain bikes will be available for hire. For the walkers, there will be nature walks, jungle trekking and if a morning jog takes your fancy, a special jogging path will meander through the valley. A tour desk will be able to arrange any day trips you may wish to have, also a wedding and special events coordinator will be on hand for planning that special event. Thai cooking classes will be a bonus for the budding chefs.
ANDA Spa and Holistic Wellness Village will have exceptional and experienced therapists to pamper individuals in 4 separate rooms, 2 for dry massage and 2 for a wet fluid experience. A further 5 sublime double room spa suites with an individual Jacuzzi spa and private bathroom will indulge your senses. There will also be a 4 bed massage room available. A meditation sala with a guru, and to ensure you are the best you can be, a Detox and Spa Cuisine Program. The natural elements of sky, water and earth are themed throughout the elegant spaces with the use of smooth wood, steel and bamboo fittings. A sala pavilion on the main rooftop compliments the hydrotherapy pool for Thai massage treatments set amidst a herbal garden.
For the corporate buffs looking for that next venue whether it be a conference, seminar, team building get away or a private business meeting, the resort will have superb facilities to cater for any scenario. There will be a multi purpose hall with high-speed internet access, high tech audio visual, LED lighting system, pre-function space, theatrical and stage lighting, full concert sound system and 24 hour support from the resort’s own IT, conference services and audio visual team.
With a total of 119 rooms in the main complex and an additional 34 Pool Villas, there will be 6 classy and functional room types, from romantic deluxe hideaways to family pool villas. Exceptional guest service will be provided including personal butlers and the must have of any upmarket hotel, the decadent and sometimes necessary in-room dining service.
The well designed rooms such as the deluxe “Nest” Suite, the “Designer” Room and the Grand Deluxe Duplex “Hive” Suite will all have: IDD telephone, aromatherapy bathroom with a blitz rain shower, iPod dock, espresso machine, a signature brand tea and coffee selection box, Wi-Fi and LAN connection, interactive satellite television, on demand pay movies, 46 inch LCD plasma television, balcony with outdoor day sofa bed, turndown service with complimentary chocolate, bathrobe and slippers, full deluxe mini bar, digital air conditioning, key card door locking system and wake up service available. If you want direct pool access, then a Grand Deluxe Pool Access “Aqua” Suite with outdoor day bed, private Jacuzzi and pool deck, would suit the most discerning of guests.
For a totally indulgent stay, the pool villas “Abyss” with a water theme and the “Azure” sky themed villas are designed to incorporate the natural surrounding environment into your everyday living with unobstructed views of Tri Trang and Tri Tra beaches. Incorporating all of the facilities available in the rooms mentioned above, these villas also give you totally private indoor and outdoor areas and sundecks with a personal pool to provide the perfect spaces to curl up with a good book for some alone time, or share it if you will, on the outdoor day beds. With a bath tub by the king sized bed, elegant living room, a 60 inch LCD plasma, books and magazines to suit individual guests tastes, chess and backgammon tables, complimentary use of Wi-Fi internet complete with a notebook and a resident personal butler available, nothing is left to chance. Private dining can be arranged and you can even design your own cellar selection from an international wine list. A buggy cart service is available and your check-in is privately conducted in the welcoming space of your villa.
Creating their own organic fruit, vegetable and herb gardens, and with a wine list boasting over 300 international labels, Andakira Crest Patong Spa Resort & Pool Villas intend to make their own mark on the already extraordinary dining scene of Phuket. Guests will be able to satisfy their hunger pangs in many different dining styles; from private candle lit romantic dinners for two, day-time snacking by the pool, the busy main restaurant combining bar and lounge areas with a private VIP section, or a decadent roof top fusion seafood and grill open kitchen affair adjacent to the lounge bar, cigar and wine cellar. Asian, local Thai and international cuisines, specialty coffee and tea menu and let’s not forget the necessary evil to watch a blazing red sundown when in Phuket, amazing cocktails to unwind with.