A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Twinpalms Phuket is along Surin Beach on Phuket’s west coast.
With a lush lagoon pool and water gardens, the resort has 97 stylish swim-up pool rooms and suites. For the ultimate stay, guests may book the Presidential Penthouse with a private 16-metre lap pool and over 400 square metres of living space. The privately owned resort has two beach clubs offering a vibrant aspect for all visitors.
The resort has recently opened its third beachside dining destination called Palm Seafood. Open daily on the Bangtao beachfront, Palm Seafood serves fresh seafood in Thai or International Cuisine, with a contemporary style. The Oriental Spoon Grill and Bar has an open-plan martini bar and air conditioned wine room. The Pool Bar is equipped with its own open plan kitchen for prompt and convenient service.
What to do
Move off the martini calories in the fitness centre or indulge in complete relaxation at the onsite Sun Spa Esthederm. The Library is adorned with original artworks of Phuket seascapes and has an extensive collection of literature, magazine and DVDs, or take advantage of the high speed, complimentary WiFi. If adventure further afield calls, then step onboard an Andaman Cruises luxury chartered yacht for a private day (or longer) cruise where guests can discover the deserted beaches and spectacular dive sites for which Thailand is renowned. Andaman Cruises is managed by Twinpalms.
Rates start from THB 9,720 (about A$378) per room, per night. twinpalms-phuket.com