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This Is Phuket as You’ve Never Seen It Before

[SPONSORED CONTENT] The stylish Cape Panwa showcases an untrammeled side of this beautiful island.

Published on Jul 25, 2019

It’s not hard to understand why early seafarers dubbed Phuket the Pearl of the Andaman. With its diamond-dust beached surrounded by turquoise waters, it resembles a precious jewel. Yet over the years, Phuket’s ever-rising popularity has worked against its natural charms. Many areas are suffering from the ill effects of mass tourism and overcrowding.

Fortunately for travellers hoping to discover the original spirit of the island, there are still secret, unspoiled places free from traffic jams. On a former coconut plantation on the eastern side of the island, you’ll find Cape Panwa, a serene haven sheltered by lush foliage. Here on this secluded, 300-metre beach, you can glimpse the Phuket of another, gentler time. 

While the breathtaking natural scenery may feel like something from the previous century, the amenities at Cape Panwa are very much grounded in the present. All facilities from the fitness centre to the heavenly Cape Spa are state-of-the-art. Luxuriously appointed accommodations start at a generous 53 square metres and all the way up to the palatial Pool Villas and the 154 square metre Panwa Lodge. For larger families looking for something truly exceptional, there is The Cape Absolute Suite, a sprawling penthouse with its own private infinity pool. 

Guests can dine on sophisticated Thai fare at Panwa House, sumptuous seafood barbecue at Laem Panwa Restaurant, classic Italian staples at Uncle Nan’s Restaurant, or fine French dining at Top of The Reef. Meanwhile, Café Andaman has more casual offerings throughout the day and four different bars offer all manner of libations. 

For a truly memorable wedding Day, the dedicated wedding Terrace looks out over the blue Andaman Sea where you will Maybe sail away on a Honeymoon aboard one of our sleek and stylish yachts.


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