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SALA Phuket Resort and Spa

SALA Phuket combines rare historical Sino-Portuguese architecture and design, indigenous to the area, with modern 5-star facilities.
333 Moo 3, Mai Khao Beach, Phuket, Thailand

The Overview

Located at Hat Mai Khao, a stunning 17-kilometer stretch of white sand at the far north of the island, which is also home to a national park and a turtle hatchery. The property, designed by local architect Amata Luphaiboon, whose portfolio includes the Six Senses Hideaway Samui, is a stunning rendition of Phuket Town's Sino-Portuguese architecture. The resort's 63 sugar-white pool villas are decorated with floral ceramic tiles and frosted glass, which have been painted and etched by hand with Chinese-inspired geometric patterns - allusions to Phuket Town's historic shophouses. All the villas have alfresco bathrooms, and the second-story balconies boast soak tubs (with curtains for privacy).


Approach the resort from the beach, and you'll be greeted with a glamorous pool and seaside lounge scene. There are actually two pools. The 32-meter infinity pool is made from black terrazzo, while the dark-green terrazzo fun pool has massage bubble baths in one corner. If you want to stay dry, curl up in one of the bar's plush, round daybeds or poolside salas.

Tel: +66 76 338 888



Published on Aug 18, 2009

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