Amanpuri, Phuket, Thailand
There is a ‘place of peace’, situated in a coconut grove between sea and sky on the jade green island of Phuket. Overlooking the turquoise waters of the Andaman and fringed by a white smile of private beach, this place is Amanpuri. Designed to reflect Thailand’s graceful architectural style in harmony with the idyllic natural setting, the resort is imbued with a sense of timeless elegance – a gracious retreat set apart from the outside world.
Amanpuri captures the warmth and generosity of spirit so unique to Thai culture, while allowing nature to reign supreme. The sincere and heartfelt service creates the ambience of a welcoming private home where guests can relax and rejuvenate in beautiful natural surrounds. The resort is located overlooking a sheltered bay and radiates from the private crescent-shaped beach lapped by the Andaman Sea. Private villas grace the peninsula affording guests spectacular views, while other facilities include a Beach Club and lap pool, a hillside gym and spa and a number of restaurants, situated in picturesque locations around the resort.
Location and Transfers
Amanpuri is situated on the west of Phuket island, which is connected to Thailand’s Phang Nga province by a motor bridge in the north, the island is surrounded by the azure Andaman Sea, which joins the Indian Ocean to the south.
Complimentary private limousine transfers to and from Phuket Airport are offered to guests, and the 17-kilometre drive to Amanpuri takes 25 minutes.
Guest accommodation at Amanpuri consists of Thai-style Pavilions, Pool Pavilions and private Villa Homes set within a mature coconut plantation and connected by elevated walkways. All Pavilions feature an outdoor sala with a sun deck and dining terrace, a king-size bed, oversized bathrooms and spacious dressing areas while the Pool Pavilions include private pools.
Pavilions – located along the resort’s internal passageway
Garden Pavilions – interspersed throughout the resort’s mature coconut palms
Partial Ocean Pavilions – set further back from the shore with partial ocean views
Ocean Pavilions – also have unimpeded sea views
Pavilion 105 and 103 – enjoy premium views of the Andaman Sea
Garden Pool Pavilion – overlook the resort’s coconut plantation and feature a private pool
Partial Ocean Pool Pavilions – offer partial views of the ocean and feature private pools
Pool Pavilions (two-bedroom) – feature two separate freestanding bedrooms connected by an external walkway
Luxury Villa Homes – Amanpuri also offers private Villa Homes, many with ocean-front settings. Each villa consists of two to six separate bedrooms finished with Thai furnishings, art and antiques. Villas enjoy private pools plus living and dining salas. Personal housekeepers and cooks are also on hand
The Terrace Restaurant – offers casual all-day dining in an alfresco setting and features Thai and European specialties
The Restaurant – serves Italian cuisine and is open for dinner year round and lunch during high season
Beach Terrace – weather-permitting, lunch can be enjoyed here
Naoki – open during the high season, serves Chef Naoki Okumura’s original French kaiseki fare, combining the best of French technique with Japanese artistry
The Bar – offers poolside drinks and snacks throughout the day
From late November to April, weather and tide permitting, evening torch-lit barbecues are held on the beach
The Beach Club – offers a bar and lounge
In-Room Dining – available 24 hours a day in the privacy of guest pavilions and outdoor salas
Facilities and Activities
Yoga and meditation are available
Pilates Studio – offering group and private lessons
2 Swimming pools
6 Floodlit tennis courts
The Gallery – boutique
Diving & snorkelling
Golf – 5 international-standard golf courses are located within 30-40 minutes of Amanpuri and complimentary golf clubs are available at the resort for guests’ use