The island of Phuket recently saw the grand opening of the InterContinental Phuket Resort located on Kamala Beach.
Situated halfway between Millionaire’s Mile and the Amanpuri headland, the setting is the most exclusive area on the stunning west coast of Phuket.
The beachfront resort has some 221 elegant rooms and villas with panoramic view of the Andaman Sea and surrounded by pine forests.
The resort is a visual and architectural showcase of Thai heritage designed by award-winning Bangkok-based Habita Architects.
“As a tribute to our unique Thai identity, the resort crystallizes the essence of local culture and distinctive style of heartfelt service. InterContinental Phuket Resort a destination for memorable experiences.
“It is a social enclave for the island’s most vibrant entertainment, gourmet, wellness experiences with a relentless focus on environmental sustainability and local community,” said Bjorn Courage, general manager of InterContinental Phuket Resort.
The facilities include the signature lounge features unobtrusive butler service, a second-floor beach vista frontage, tasteful dining areas with al fresco settings as well as a large private sundeck and infinity pool.
Other resort facilities include five swimming pools with breath-taking views, a well-equipped Fitness Centre, tennis court and Planet Trekkers Kids Club for multi-generational recreation.
Jaras, the signature modern Thai fine-dining, celebrates sustainably sourced products from the island’s fishermen and farmers.
Pinto restaurant offers international gourmet cuisine in a family setting, taking inspiration from Old Phuket Town and quirky shophouse eateries.
Pine is an upscale barefoot beach bar and lounge offering the best sunset view in Phuket.
Sawan Beans and Leaves Bar serves handpicked wild grown teas from Chiang Mai, single origin small batch roasted coffee from local farmers and the finest chocolate made from organic Thai cacao.
The resort’s masterpiece, Heavenly Pavilion Lounge is inspired by the mythical Himmapan Forest with its white and silver tones, Monta flower chandelier and sculpted creatures.
Located within this surreal structure stands the Sati Spa and Wellness®, an InterContinental Phuket spa, which enhances the journey to mindfulness.
Sati Spa offers exceptional signature treatments specially designed with the guests in mind. From treatments featuring customized flower scents based on guest’s day of birth to the world’s first unique application of Khit triangle pillow to enhance the comfort and benefits of Thai massage.
The spa offers eight treatment rooms, a Duet Suite with Jacuzzi and full service nail salon. Sati Spa uses HARNN’s natural body care, skin care and home spa products from Thailand.