Anantara Vacation Club Phuket Mai Khao Review


Anantara Vacation Club’s brand new signature resort in northwest Phuket offers a truly luxurious escape only 15 minutes from Phuket International Airport and a short drive from the bustling beaches of the South. The easiest way to reach Anantara Vacation Club Phuket Mai Khao is to book a transfer with the resort. Once you arrive you will be ushered to the lobby and welcomed with a cold tea and a lemon grass scented towel.

There are 30 one & two bedroom Pool Villas and 68 one & two Bedroom Apartment Suites and 2 Three Bedroom Royal Suites at Anantara Vacation Club Phuket Mai Khao. The one & two-bedroom villas here are a highlight, decorated in zen style Thai decor with a  living room, a full kitchen and dining area connected to a walk-in wardrobe which links the bedroom to the large the spacious bathroom. The bathroom is quite something; huge with a large oval bath in the centre of the room complemented by an outdoor shower for washing under the stars. Both the living room and the bedroom open up onto your own private pool. The private pool and adjacent private decked area attached to the villa are beautifully finished with tropical plants to one side and loungers and seating spread out across the deck. Just step out of your bed, slide open the doors and plop in for a dip.

Pool, Bar & Restaurant
The resort also has a large tropical shared swimming pool where you can bask on a sun lounger set on soft sands and sip an exotic beverage at the swim-up bar. The cabanas by the infinity pool have a direct view of the beach. Other common facilities include the gym, a playground, a kids club, restaurants Chaam, La Sala (fusion of Italian and Thai), Sea.Fire.Salt (seafood grill by the beachside), and The Treehouse (Thai-style tapas and cocktails with an elevated view of the resort) and a mini mart across the road from the resort. Other activities include, yoga in the mornings, guided cycling tours along the beach and around Mai Khao area, the spa treatments at Anantara Spa. Uniquely, there is also an inflatable floating screen for the pool, which means guests can enjoy movie nights IN the pool!

Mai Khao Beach
Just a 3-minute stroll through the rustic Anantara Phuket Villas or a short ride on the complementary buggy service are the tranquil sun kissed sands of Mai Khao – Phuket’s longest beach. With an endless stretch of sand pristine sand and far away from the madness of Patong, this peaceful area has just enough to do and is the perfect place to relax. The green forest of Sirinath National Park that fringes Anantara Vacation Club Phuket Mai Khao is your gateway to an impressive natural playground of sea caves, mangroves, coral reefs and dazzling islands.

About Anantara Vacation Club
Launched in 2010, Anantara Vacation Club (AVC) includes a Signature Club Resort in Phuket and luxury private villas on Koh Samui in Thailand and Bali in Indonesia, plus suites in Queenstown in New Zealand, Bangkok in Thailand and Sanya in China. In total there are 29 Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas in eight countries worldwide, with more properties scheduled to open.

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