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Andara Resort & Villas PHG
Phuket, ThailandEnter your email address and zip code for pricing and availability
Why Stay At Andara Resort & Villas PHG
An exquisite Thai boutique hotel complete with private villas, Andara Resort showcases the natural, tropical beauty of Phuket and nearby Kamala Beach.
Phuket, Thailand is known for its beachfront escapes, and the terraced Andara Resort, above Kamala Bay, is one of the destination's prized spots. Just a 20-minute drive from the airport, the five-acre property is quiet except for the sounds of the occasional sea bird calling from the treetops. Here, 26 pool villas (each with indoor and outdoor showers) are set around a 130-foot ocean-view pool, which is perhaps the best feature of the hotel, unless you count the property's two yachts, stationed in Kamala Beach Pier. The 37 suites come as big as four-bedroom houses: 2,000 to 9,600-square-foot spaces with separate living and dining areas, complete with a personal chef and attendant, and balconies that overlook the Andaman. The Beach Club and Beach Lounge, accessible by 10-minute shuttle ride to the north end of Kamala Beach, is where you'll find the sun loungers, hammocks, and a full-service bar for ordering up a Chang beer.
Opt for a visit during Thailand's cooler winter season (November - February). These months also have the most daylight.
Don't worry if your room is set high on the hillside. The resort has electric buggies to carry guests to the higher elevations.
Arrive at Phuket International Airport (HKT) which is approximately 20 miles from the resort. Anticipate about 45 minutes of travel time.15 Moo 6 Layi Naka Lay Road, Phuket, Phuket Island, Thailand
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Spa Treatments
- Fitness Center
- Jogging Trails
- Tennis Courts
- Water Sports
- Cooking Classes
- Scuba Diving
- Yoga + Tai Chi
- Sun Loungers
- Private Yachts
- Sea Views
- Several Bedrooms
- Separate Dining Areas
- Separate Living Areas
- Private Pools
- Private Chefs
- Luxurious Bathrooms
- In-Villa Dining
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Why We Love Phuket
Immortalized in the 1974 James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun, the region around the Thai island of Phuket has long attracted travelers for its mild winters, palm-fringed beaches, crystal-blue waters, and top hotels and resorts.
2/36 Chaofa Rd., Chalong, Muang.
Tours from $68 per person.
Where to Eat: At Andara Resort's Silk Restaurant and Bar, guests lounge poolside or dine indoors under tropical plants. Chef Supreeda's specialties include tom kha ped yang (roasted duck with lemongrass and coconut milk soup).
15 Moo 6, Kamala Beach, Kathu.
Dinner for two $75.
Where to Drink: Kamala Beergarden, on Kamala's Main Road, is a lively, thatched-roof joint with a come-as-you-are atmosphere. Arrive on Saturday night for the lively outdoor barbecues.
Kamala Main Rd., Kamala Beach, Phuket.
Drinks for two $10.
Family Excursion: Phuket FantaSea is just minutes away from the resort grounds. The self-described "ultimate cultural theme park" has dining, shopping, and entertainment galore—not to mention elephants and tigers.
99 M.3 Kamala Beach, Kathu, Phuket.
Tickets from $50.
Best Day Trip: From November to April, the Adaman Sea is calm and clear, so don't miss an outing aboard one of Andara's private yachts (one a 90-footer, the other 115 feet long). Contact the resort's concierge to arrange a half-day cruise or to schedule an overnight excursion to Similan Islands National Park.
Half-day cruises from $200 per person.
Why Go Now
June 10, 2012
2012 Laguna Phuket International Marathon
The seventh annual Laguna Phuket International Marathon also includes a half marathon, a 10k, and kids' run.
Laguna Phuket Resort.
Late September/Early October 2012
Phuket Vegetarian Festival
This nine-day festival is in honor of the Chinese celebration of the Nine Emperor Gods.
November 28, 2012
Loi Krathong Festival
During Thailand's Festival of Light, participants release tiny vessels, called krathongs, carrying candles or incense into the water.