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Pristine white-sand beach at Amanpuri The signature black-tile pool at Amanpuri, Phuket, Thailand
Freshly minted suspended pools at guest Pavilions arrived in 2018

Amanpuri has made a name as one of the best Thailand spa resorts
Amanpuri, one of the best luxury villa resorts in Phuket, Thailand

PERCHED on a secluded Phuket headland overlooking the Andaman Sea, Amanpuri was the first Amanresort to open in 1988. Located within a breezy coconut plantation, the Thai-style villas, all impeccably - and unobtrusively - matched to their surroundings, spill gracefully down past a signature black-tile pool to a sugar-white sandy beach at one edge of a perfectly arcing cove. Amanpuri (or “peaceful place”) is the original lifestyle trend-setter and is arguably not just among the the best Phuket luxury resorts but one of the top Asian beach resorts anywhere.

The Aman Spa opened here in December 2001 with a range of holistic spa therapies and customised treatments was completely refreshed along with the resort and relaunched late 2018. Built on the opposite side of the headland with sweeping views across the bay, it is a private space, featuring double rooms for couples as well as single rooms. Each room has its own changing area, steam shower, treatment area, and outdoor sala (pavilion) for lounging.

This luxury Phuket spa resort offers pavilions and Thai villa homes for hedonists and honeymooners in search of a quiet, understated escape that offers an authentic cultural setting. The resort’s pavilions are a roomy 115sq m and include a private outdoor terrace to catch the sun and evening breezes. Six guest Pavilions now feature suspended swimming pools.

Adjacent to the resort, almost hidden by coconut fronds, are 30 Villa Homes, many with ocean-front settings. Each villa consists of two to six separate bedrooms with Thai furnishings, art and antiques. Villas also enjoy a private pool plus living and dining Thai salas.

A live-in maid and cook attend to all needs and can rustle up aromatic Thai dishes for all palates. The location, space, and assured privacy of the Amanpuri villas make them an ideal choice for small business meetings, weddings and special events. Good news for kids is the addition of the Eco Discovery Club. Best though to turn off your mobile, toss your watch, and let Amanpuri soothe you.


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