The perfect combination of seclusion and convenience, Thavorn Beach Village Resort & Spa is an oasis of tranquillity on Phuket’s lively west coast, just a 30-minute drive from Phuket International Airport.
The sprawling resort offers three zones of accommodation but we recommend only the Hillside Ocean View Suites.
Couples and honeymooners can relax with a glass of champagne and enjoy the 180-degree panoramic view over picturesque Nakalay Bay while they soak in the bubbles of a private Jacuzzi on the terrace. Decorated in traditional Thai style finished in marble and teakwood, and surrounded by flowers, orchid gardens, bougainvillea and palm trees, these private suites are accessible only by a 24-hour funicular that offers a unique jungle experience and great ocean views. The two-bedroom Hillside Suites are brilliant for families, with the funicular a sure winner with the children.
The resort has two restaurants and private beach dining options. Enjoy traditional Thai cuisine in the atmospheric Old Siam Restaurant on Nakalay Beach or an unforgettably romantic candlelit dinner on the beach. Feel the sand between your toes and the gentle sea breeze in your hair as you dine on Royal Thai specialities created by the resort’s talented executive chef. A wonderful experience and a highlight of the property.
Dip your toes into the clear turquoise waters at the resort’s private 450-metre white sand beach or take a splash in one of its two swimming pools – the Lagoon Pool is our pick with its traditional sculptures and water features. Active travellers can also participate in activities including beachfront yoga, Tai Chi and Muay Tahi kick boxing, and the kids love seeing the rabbits, goats and chickens or horse riding on the beach.
Soothe, rejuvenate and invigorate your body at the five-star Nakalay Spa. Spread over two floors with open walkways, garden showers and ten private indoor and semi-outdoor treatment areas, the highly trained spa staff offer a comprehensive menu of specialised massage and wellness treatments.
The Lux Traveller Loves
2 Bedroom Hillside Suites (very spacious 171 square meters with oversized terraces and sea views)
Very affordable resort
Private bay location
Stunning beachfront private dining
We only recommend Hillside Suites as other accommodation types require a renovation to stand up to its 5 star status.
All In All
The resort is not as luxurious as some of its top ranking neighbours however it is very family friendly and very affordable.