The idyllic shores of Phuket are known for having some of the world’s most romantic beaches and resorts that will spoil any loving couple. But what exactly makes a great romantic resort? Is it the stunning shores lined with palm trees bowing to island breezes? The luxurious rooms with private private plunge pools? A lavish day spa surrounded by lush tropical forest? Great dining with fine wines?
With so many great world class resorts to chose from and after a lot of research, we have hand picked the ones that specialize in pampering couples, offer beautiful accommodation in tranquil surroundings and are the best in the art of creating a truly sensational romantic experience.
Whatever your dream Phuket Romantic Getaway is, you are sure to find inspiration below:
The Twin Palms Resort is a tranquil and secluded escape located on Phuket’s west coast, better known as “millionaire’s row” just 175 metres from Surin, one of Phuket’s quiet beaches, far away from the crowds and conducive to creating a perfect romantic atmosphere. Designed as a “Modern Garden of Eden” by the highly acclaimed landscape architect Martin Palleros, the contemporary hotel building blends in seamlessly with the spectacular natural environment and luxuriant tropical water gardens that surround it. Two massive swimming pools provide a centerpiece to the resort, while an incredible spa combining Western traditions and Eastern techniques is Twinpalm’s sanctuary, creating a true oasis of peace… [Read More about the Twinpalms Phuket]
Even to those who consider themselves beach aficionados, a trip to The Racha is sure to deliver the kind of romantic dream island holiday you won’t be forgetting anytime soon. Located on a tiny island of the same name, this modern resort built in harmony with its environment, offers 85 low-rise whitewashed villas overlooking the ocean, and it’s a view without any concrete or other hotels, just the stunning turquoise sea fringed by some of the whitest sand we’ve seen. You can choose from five different types of villas of which three have private pools, but rest assured there’s little in the way of rugged jungle island living here, the interiors are as modern as any city hotel with dark wood accents and crisp contemporary furnishings, flat-screen TVs and broadband internet… [Read More about the Racha Phuket]
With a private and exclusive location on neighboring Koh Yao Island honeymooners and romantic couples in particular rave about this resort, Six Senses Yao Noi is not your typical ‘Phuket Island Resort’ but truly a destination in itself. Found nestled on a tropical hillside among exotic flora, this luxurious island hideaway offers fifty-four heavenly villas complete with private sun decks, infinity pool and outdoor showers. All of these freestanding structures, rise elegantly above the vegetation on stilts, traditional from the outside (thatched roofs & all) but modern on the inside offe show-stopping views over the Phang Nga Bay… [Read More about Six Senses Yao Noi]
Located on the Northwest Coast coast of Phuket along the Bang Tao Bay, The Banyan Tree Resort is one of the ultimate romantic resort experiences of Thailand, offering a perfect tropical blend of sunshine, luxurious pool villa accommodations, golden sands topped with the finest in relaxation, indulgence and total pampering at unrivalled service levels. Let the staff arrange for you a diner for two on a private long-tail boat with candles and star lights in the middle of the lagoon, it’s a romantic experience that’s hard to beat… [Read More about the Banyan Tree Phuket]
Perched high above Cape Panwa and commanding breathtaking views over the Andaman Sea, the Sri Panwa Phuket is home to a seductive collection of 52 suites and villas dotted amid 32 acres of lush virgin rainforest. The accommodations blend the natural jungle and ocean surroundings with all of the modern comforts of luxury living, featuring private infinity swimming pools that wrap around glass enclosed bedrooms from where you can chill at your own romantic pace or dive straight into it’s refreshing water upon waking up. A private white sand beach invites long days lounging at the bottom of the hillside while at the very top you will find of one Phuket’s top two beach bars. If a picture postcard of paradise could be rendered, this is probably what it would look like… [Read More about the Sri Panwa]
This modern chic, beachfront pool villa resort located on pristine Mai Khao Beach has all the ingredients for a perfect romantic getaway. As well known haven for honeymooners, 63 of their 79 super-stylish and spacious rooms, have private pools offering total privacy for couples wanting to enjoy intimate moments together. The Villas come with amazing open-air bathroom that include a free standing, egg shaped tub overlooking a large private pool in which you can swim proper laps. You’ll have your own little tropical garden to relax in with a comfy oversized outdoor daybeds bed for efficient lounging and inside, the styling is modern and minimalist relying on white and wood. For even more space and a bigger private pool, splurge out on a 1-Bedroom Duplex Pool Villa Suite. The Resort also features no less that three infinity pools: one for laps, one for children, and one for simply floating about with a drink in your hand… [Read More about the Sala Phuket Resort]
Built on the grounds of a former coconut plantation along the island’s secluded 10 kilometres long Mai Khao Beach and bordered by the lush tropical forests of the Sirinath National Park, Anantara Phuket’s 83 over-the-top pool villas embrace its stunning natural surroundings without neglecting your need for sophistication. Designed by renowned architect Bill Bensley, this romantic resort offers a truly decadent vision of classic Thai design. their collection of elegant private sanctuaries are equipped with outdoor pools flanked by alfresco bathtubs and daybeds swathed in silk that envelop guests in style and comfort offering pure unadulterated seaside luxury… [Read More about Anantara Phuket Villas]
Trisara is a small ultra-luxurious resort nestled on a private bay off Phuket’s less developed north-west coast. The dense tropical jungle to the rear and the Andaman Sea in the front ensure that its 48 spacious pool villas and 2 to 6 bedroom residences, decorated with no expenses spared, complete with private marble infinity pools, teak sundecks and huge bedrooms are the some of the most intimate and romantic getaways in Phuket. In Sanskrit, Trisara means ‘Third Garden in Heaven’, and the exclusivity and top-notch service they offer more than live up to it… [Read More about Trisara Phuket Villas]
Exclusive, elegant and child free, The Pavilions Phuket is the ultimate destination for honeymooners and couples alike looking for a romantic escapade. Located on a jungle-clad hillside at the northern tip of Bang Tao Beach, part of the appeal are the amazing views over Layan and Bang Tao beaches, where sliding floor-to-ceiling glass doors offer unobstructed views of the surrounding landscape, making it easy to slip straight out of bed into your private infinity swimming pool. Winner of the Tripadvisor 2012 Traveller’s Choice awards, These 49 self-contained villas designed by the world famous designer Rene Ozorio come in 5 different classes, each offering its own distinct feel. For guests who prefer not to leave their rooms at all, the kitchen allow in-room dining preparations by the resident chef and the bar is refilled daily with truly amazing treats… [Read More about the Pavillion Phuket]
Inspired by Phuket’s tropical beauty and the island’s tin mining heritage, this luxurious beachfront boutique hotel combines ultra-modern industrial chic with warm Thai hospitality thanks to the efforts of landscape architect Bill Bensley. Set on picturesque Nai Yang Beach on Phuket’s North Western shore, couples looking for some intimacy have the choice to between sumptuous stand-alone plantation villas overlooking tropical gardens complete with private pools and personalized butler service or luxurious designer suites. Apart from the blissful beach, the complex includes three swimming pools, six deluxe treatment rooms in it’s signature Coqoon Spa, where health and lifestyle treatments take place in handwoven cocoons suspended 10 meters from the ground in the branches of an old Banyan Tree, a regionally acclaimed Thai cooking school and 8 elegant restaurants, bars and cafes, offering a wide variety of different cuisines to tempt your taste buds.… [Read More about Indogo Peaerl]