Leading Spanish hotel company Melia Hotels International is proud to announce the opening of Meliá Phuket Mai Khao this month. The resort, which sits on two acres of the northwest coast of Phuket overlooking the sky-blue Andaman Sea, opened last Friday 19th. its doorsNS November 2021.
Melia Phuket Mai Khao is located on Phuket’s longest stretch of sand and is close to the beautiful Sirinat National Park, the Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation and the outstanding Wat Phra Thong.
The stunning new property features a collection of details to create a relaxing and rejuvenating atmosphere, from saltwater pools, private villa pools and a reflection pond with sunken seating areas to water gardens, vertical waterfalls and irrigation mist. The overall design of the resort pays tribute to the contemporary aesthetic combined with traditional Thai elements.
The beach hotel offers sumptuous suites and luxurious, spa-inspired pool villas for families and couples to experience elite stays in a tropical setting with an abundance of facilities. The modern, light-flooded and spacious suites and villas in Mediterranean style each have outdoor bathtubs, open-air showers and large outdoor terraces, so that guests can really enjoy the surrounding nature.
Guests are invited to relax in private cabanas or private plunge pools, while those staying in the Wellness Villas portfolio enjoy an open-air vitamin C shower, daily massages, an ultrasonic essential oil diffuser, a GermGuardian Air Purifier, Tempur-Pedic Pillow, Yoga Fit Ball and Mat, and more.
Meliá Phuket Mai Khao offers a diverse culinary landscape from four outlets in the resort. Guests can enjoy Mediterranean and fusion cuisine at the chic Gaia Beach Club, where they can sit in cabanas and sun loungers by the pool and sip delicious cocktails. The elegant all-day dining restaurant Sasa specializes in Southeast Asian cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. The Elyxr Café serves light meals and snacks, freshly squeezed juices and locally brewed spirits in an intimate setting with wooden décor, where guests are offered fine dining in a casual atmosphere in the evenings.
In the shade of a wide spectrum of native plants, the resort’s design employs a neutral color palette to complement the sandy shores of Mai Khao, creating a bright environment where high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling glass panels, and decorative metal shades blend in with the surroundings and take advantage of natural light .
Wellness seekers can use the resort’s unique YHI Spa, which houses five luxurious treatment rooms. In addition to the extensive range of massages, facials, body scrubs and packs, spa therapists also offer treatments by the pool and in the villa. The modern fitness center of the Meliá Phuket Mai Khao is equipped with the latest fitness equipment and the kids’ club Kidsdom with workshops for younger guests.
The Meliá Phuket Mai Khao is an idyllic location for weddings and events and has a large ballroom and two additional multifunctional rooms; The resort’s event planners also offer individual catering and mini mindfulness sessions.
Meliá Phuket Mai Khao’s debut follows the reopening of the island to international travelers as part of the Phuket Sandbox approved by the Thai authorities from Jan.NS July. The program will offer quarantine-free entry to Phuket for fully vaccinated travelers from 68 countries who present a negative COVID-19 test shortly before their arrival.
Founded by Meliá Hotels International and owned by Thailand’s leading residential property developer, Phuket Villa Group, the five-star resort is part of a Meliá brand launch in key destinations across Thailand including Koh Samui, Chiang Mai and Bangkok.