Top 10 Romantic Hotels in Phuket
Top 10 Phuket Romantic Hotels1. The Shore at Katathani (Kata Noi Beach)
The Katathani Resort has been open for many years. The Shore is the newer luxury pool villa wing, which opened in 2010 on quiet Kata Noi beach. And it looks wonderful! Pool villas, many have sea view but the view does vary, all villas with private pools of course. Very popular with couples. Check the reviews below - most are from couples.
• The Shore - More Information and Online Booking
• The Shore Reviews
2. Paresa (Kamala Beach)
Not really at Kamala beach - like many of the luxury villa developments in Phuket, Paresa is seaview, but not beachfront - amazing views from the headland between Kamala and Patong. Nightlife within easy reach, but if you were staying at Paresa for a romantic holiday, I can't see why you'd go to Patong for more than 10 minutes! Paresa has less than 50 villas, many with pools, great place for a honeymoon stay.
• Paresa - More Information and Online Booking
• Paresa Reviews
3. Pavillions Phuket (Bang Tao Beach)
Close to Bang Tao beach, but again, not on the beach, Pavillions is on the hillside, great views, and lots of privacy. Villas have pools and some have their own private spa too. It's a 'no kids' resort, very popular with couples and honeymooners. Has several restaurants, and do note that it's a good idea to have transport when you stay at a more remote, quiet hotel. Bang Tao is quite a drive from any of the main beach centers or Phuket Town.
• Pavillions - More Information and Online Booking
• Pavillions Reviews
4. Centara Villas (Karon Beach)
Located right at the north end of Karon Beach, with about 70 villas on the hillside, with beach access down lots of steps! Nice to be close to Karon to have lots of eating options nearby and Patong is not far away too, but then one can retire to a pool villa over the ocean, and there are a couple of larger pools too. And it's quite a bit cheaper than some of the others on this page!
• Centara Villas - More Information and Online Booking
• Centara Villas Reviews
5. Cape Sienna Hotel and Villas (Kamala Beach)
Just off Kamala beach, Cape Sienna has a mix of studio rooms and big pool villas, jacuzzi villas and some 'penthouse suites' too. I'd go for one of the villas, again, great seaviews, got to be a good place for a sunset overlooking the Andaman sea, just the two of you.
• Cape Sienna - More Information and Online Booking
• Cape Sienna Reviews
6. Villa Zolitude (Chalong)
Villa Zolitude is "up in the hills" between Phuket Town and Chalong Bay. Not near any beaches - about 10km to Kata or Karon. Villa Zolitude is reached by driving up the road towards the top of Radar Hill (highest road in Phuket). Certainly quiet up there. Good idea to have some transport if you stay at this hotel. Don't book a remote romantic villa and then complain about it being too far from the nightlife!
• Villa Zolitude - More Information and Online Booking
• Villa Zolitude Reviews
7. Sawasdee Village (Kata Beach)
Seems to never lose it's popularity - very much an older Phuket hotel, Sawasdee Village opened in 1991, but seems they keep renovating and adding and it keeps getting good reviews. The simpler garden rooms are quite inexpensive, the pool villas more "pool villa" price. Big plus, you are close to Kata beach and close to many restaurants unlike all the more remote hillside villa resorts. But at Sawasdee village, no sea views.
• Sawasdee Village - More Information and Online Booking
• Sawasdee Village Reviews
8. Mom Tri's Villa Royale (Kata Noi Beach)
Mom Tri Devakul was one of Phuket's tourism originators. His Boathouse hotel opened many years ago on Kata Beach. Villa Royale was built later on the rocky headland overlooking Kata Noi beach. A stairway from the hotel takes you down to the beach. Great views from the rooms and from the restaurant too. It's got a certain touch of class, only 35 rooms and is often fully booked well in advance.
• Villa Royale - More Information and Online Booking
• Villa Royale Reviews
9. Ayara Hilltops (Surin Beach)
Ayara Hilltops - yes it's on a hillside with views over Surin Beach (between Kamala and Bang Tao). It's a 'no kids' resort, and has about 50 suites, some with their own private pool. As with most of the romantic resorts, it's a quiet location, but Surin has restaurants and some nightlife. It's quite a hike to some of the rooms on the hill, but there is a free buggy service which I reckon you will be using!
• Ayara Hilltops - More Information and Online Booking
• Ayara Hilltops Reviews
10. Anantara Phuket Villas (Mai Khao Beach)
Mai Khao Beach is actually Phuket's longest beach, about 10km from north to south starting from the airport and reaching up to the top of the island, and within that 10km there are only about 10 resorts. Beach is uncrowded and a resort like Anantara with it's private pool villas looks like just the place I'd like to have a romantic getaway .. or with the family, as this one allows kids :)
• Anantara - More Information and Online Booking
• Anantara Reviews
I am sure everyone has a favourite - if you stayed at a great romantic hotel, do let me know. For Phuket hotel bookings, I recommend using Agoda.com first - it's what I use. Any comments or questions about hotels or Phuket in general, please do leave a message on the Phuket Facebook Page.
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