Set amidst verdant views of Phang Nga Bay, COMO Point Yamu in Phuket is all about luxurious design, aesthetics, and holistic wellness–a one-stop destination for luxury travellers.
Located on the east side of Phuket on the tip of Cape Yamu, COMO Point Yamu is designed to please. When here, you cannot help but gaze at the distinctive outcroppings of the UNESCO-protected Phang Nga Bay that comes dotted with forested islands and coral reefs. Indoors, imagine being immersed in contemporary aesthetics that bring the best of Thai artisanal techniques under one roof, all while getting pampered by the resort’s plethora of amenities. With so much on offer, here are five unmissable things at COMO Point Yamu that we totally love.
5 things to love about COMO Point Yamu, Phuket
Imagine finding a slice of Italian finesse amidst Thailand’s amazing indigenous cultural ethos. Done up by renowned Italian designer Paola Navone, COMO Point Yamu uniquely features bright aquamarines to reflect the blue sea and burnt orange to match Thai Buddhist robes. Throughout, clean lines fuse and contemporary styles unite with Navone’s eclectic, colourful approach along with the use of local materials. Traditional wood tiling, woven rattans, and an intense influence of Phuket’s Peranakan culture add to the beautiful vibe, that’s global, and inherently local at the same time.
Luxury of Space
With 106 bedrooms, suites, and private villas on offer, COMO Point Yamu is no stranger to offering ample space and privacy for all its guests. While many of the suites come paired with pools, the COMO Suite and villas feature multiple bedrooms to accommodate families.
The ocean-facing, floor-to-ceiling windows in each room open to spectacular views of the turquoise waters, and the luxury of space is heightened by the gorgeous views beyond these windows. Picture azure blue scenery on the Eastern Coast paired with spectacular views of Phang Nga Bay, as you sit with your loved ones in your private abode–the limitless bounty of nature sits at your doorstep to enjoy and capture.
Perched above the Andaman Sea, the Paola Navone-designed villas complete the residential experience with large infinity pools and a sun lounger overlooking endless cobalt waters. The isolated villas not only promise privacy but also offer a large private pool with plenty of indoor and outdoor spaces for lounging and dining. Even at the One Bedroom Pool Villa, this spaciousness is flexible, too. In fact, the personal pantry and additional second seating area here can convert into a sofa bed should you wish to accommodate additional guests, while simultaneously serving as a spacious base to explore views of Yamu Bay.
When at COMO Point Yamu, let your taste buds embark on a titillating gastronomic trail. Savour a formal dinner at the intricately-designed La Sirena. Home to simple wood-fired Italian cuisine, La Sirena caters to all your hunger pangs throughout the day. Begin the day with a breakfast consisting of fruit, homemade cereals, continental breads, sweet martabaks and more. For lunch, devour wood-fired delicacies like pizza and seafood. End the day with a dinner menu that features a wider selection of pastas, salads, raw and cooked seafood, and antipasto platters.
Fancy an authentic Thai feast? Then head straight to Nahmayaa. Specialising in hard-to-find Southern Thai delicacies, Nahmayaa offers local snacks, noodle soups, curries and stir-fried dishes. Dinner includes whole fish, river prawns and crabs, with tastes combining hot, salty, sweet and sour notes that truly define authentic Thai cuisine. End the meal on a sweet note with pandanus jellies and sweet sticky rice with mango.
And if you’re a seafood aficionado, then the special seafood barbecue on the resort’s front-facing lawn is just what you need! Should nothing fit the bill, the team can also curate customised menus for you.
COMO Shambala Retreat is home to striking treatment rooms overlooking Phang Nga Bay. Translating to ‘peace’ in Sanskrit, Shambala offers a holistic approach to healing by combining modern science with ancient practices. At COMO Point Yamu, this is made possible through a wide range of treatments, experiences, products and activities — including the popular Thai massage. Another very popular treatment here is the traditional Lanna Heritage Body Scrub.
What the Lanna Heritage Body Scrub does is to stimulate circulation while also nourishing the skin. This particular treatment uses traditional herbs like lemongrass and galangal. Beginning with a dry body brushing technique, followed by a gentle exfoliating scrub, the final act of this treatment involves a soothing COMO Shambala Massage to assure utmost relaxation.
Therapies and treatments aside, there’s also a daily schedule of activities to complement the wellness experience, including yoga.
What truly makes the experience at COMO Point Yamu exceptional is the services on offer. Whether it’s their personalised service or the butler service that every villa comes with–be assured of top-notch hospitality when here. Moreover, families with children looking for a relaxing and rewarding vacation are in for a bigger treat.
In-room stays at COMO Point Yamu is now even more comfortable with a complimentary extra bed in the parents’ room for the first child (ages three to 12), along with complimentary breakfast. So that parents can enjoy their time together, the hotel also offers an engaging Play by COMO activity corner that can be set up in the villa upon request. To enjoy the outdoors, kids can go to the dedicated Play by COMO zone. This kids’ corner — which stays open daily from 09:00 am to 06:00 pm — comes packed with purposeful and creative child-directed play for children aged four to 12. Not to forget the abundant toys, books, games, and art materials that add to the fun and learning!
So if you’re looking for an all-encompassing holiday in Phuket, then COMO Point Yamu is just the place for you!