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10 Most Romantic Hotels in Phuket We Actually Tried

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The best hotels for honeymoon in Phuket


What are the most romantic hotels in Phuket? This is another frequent question we are happy to answer. Here are the best hotels we experienced in Phuket. We know there are more, but we only write about places we personally stayed at, so watch this page as it grows.

Phuket is a fantastic destination for couples and has so much to offer. You can stay in one of the most exclusive villas on the island, cruise to more idyllic islands, go party if you want, have a candlelight dinner right on the beach, and the list goes on and on. We wrote a few pages about romance in Phuket and the most romantic restaurants in Phuket. But most of all, you need the right hotel and Phuket certainly has some fantastic villas to enjoy. We spent some weekends at all the hotels listed on this page and will spend some more! Here is the list of our favourite romantic hotels in Phuket.

1. Trisara Villas

Secluded and luxurious, Trisara is known to be one of the ultimate romantic resorts in Phuket, one of the best ways to enjoy this tropical paradise island. All 39 villas at Trisara are designed to surround you with such comfort you will want to stay and enjoy every minute of your stay. Expect to find all the features of a five-star resort and a lot more in large rooms with oversized beds and bright and large bathrooms! Best of all, each villa comes with a fantastic infinity pool. Read more

Location: Naithon Beach

What we loved:

  • Huge villas with superb infinity pools and ocean views
  • Almost complete privacy (not 100% in all villas)
  • Incredible villa design; some even have an in-house spa table
  • Extremely well-trained staff
  • Excellent restaurants with superb sunset view
  • The atmosphere feels very exclusive

What you should know:

  • Trisara is quite isolated (45 minutes from the famous Patong/Kata/Karon beaches)
  • Beach is small
  • The price is very high

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2. Kata Rocks

Kata Rocks

Kata Rocks is changing the face of luxury accommodation in Phuket: more than just a hotel stay, it’s an unforgettable holiday experience. The hotel is on a hill at the south end of the superb Kata Beach, and from up there, every Sky Villa offers impressive views of the Andaman Sea. Kata Rocks is so beautifully designed; it’s a real photo playground, especially the famous umbrellas in the infinity pool. And because the resort has become so popular, we had to wait a long time to experience it, but the day finally arrived. Read more

Location: Kata Beach

What we loved:

Pretty much everything:

  • Beautiful design
  • Attention to every single detail
  • Superb infinity pools
  • Service second to none

What you should know:

  • The hillside makes it hard to go from your room to the main areas or to drive out to town. You pretty much need to call a buggy for any movement.
  • The price tag is very high.
  • There is no beach, and Kata Beach is a little far.

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3. Sri Panwa

Sri Panwa is one of Phuket’s most exclusive hotels. Everyone we know heard of it, but not many actually stayed there, and we finally did. This resort is built on a hillside of the remote Cape Panwa and is best known for its incredible rooftop bar called Baba Nest. The pool villas are vast and with a large infinity pool in front of the bedroom. It is simply jaw-dropping. Read more

Location: Cape Panwa

What we loved:

  • The villas are fantastic! you will not want to leave them
  • The views are superb
  • The rooftop bar is amazing (but hard to book)
  • The staff is as good as it gets!
  • Five great restaurants are excellent.
  • The hotel is on an isolated cape on the southeast of the island of Phuket, far from any crowd.

What you should know:

  • The beach is tiny and almost disappears at high tide
  • The hotel is on an isolated cape on the south-east of the island of Phuket, far from everything

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4. The Shore at Katathani

The Shore at Katathani

The Shore at Katathani is one of the most exclusive villas resort in Phuket. The hotel combines all the ingredients effortlessly for a perfect escape: a location right on a beach, villas with jaw-dropping views, genuinely caring staff, an excellent restaurant, a good spa and many small details that make the difference between just a regular ‘hotel stay’ and a truly unforgettable holiday. Read more

Location: Kata Noi Beach

What we loved:

  • Superb villa design with incredible views of Kata Noi Beach right from your bed!
  • Right size private infinity pool with embedded Sala and loungers. You can walk from your bed to the pool.
  • Set above one of the most beautiful beaches of Phuket, great for swimming and snorkelling
  • Large shared pool and restaurant above the beach
  • Overall the hotel has a beautiful setting.

What you should know:

  • The private pools are not 100% private, so naked swimming is not recommended 😉
  • The villas are on a hillside, so if you are not fit, you will need to call a buggy (which is ok)
  • Plan long in advance; the resort is often fully booked

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5. Sala Phuket Resort

Sala Phuket Resort on Mai Khao Beach is one of our favourite escapes on the island. It is a romantic resort entirely designed for couples. It does not come cheap but can be relatively affordable if you wait for special offers. Read more

Location: Mai Khao Beach

What we loved:

  • 100 % privacy in your villa
  • Vast pool with own garden and sun loungers
  • Fancy outdoor bathroom with huge open-air bathtub and sofas.
  • Villa nicely designed with very high ceilings
  • The hotel is on a superb 11 km deserted beach
  • Vast shared pool and restaurant near the beach

What you should know:

  • The pool can be cold in the low season!
  • High walls surround the villas for total privacy, so don’t expect any views
  • Mai Khao is a little far from everything (which can be a positive point when on a romantic break)

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6. Six Senses Hideaway Yao Noi

Six Senses Hideaway Yao Noi on Koh Yao Island is not your usual ‘Phuket Resort’; it is a destination. Designed for couples searching for an escape from the stress of the big city, this is a perfect hideaway for a romantic holiday.

Location: Koh Yao Noi

What we loved:

  • Unique setting on a remote luxuriant island with striking views of Phang Nga Bay
  • Villas are built entirely with natural materials.
  • Beautifully designed rooms with large wooden terraces and a private pool surrounded by foliage
  • Superb restaurants
  • Private transfers by boat from Phuket island are a cool way to immerse you in your romantic holiday.
  • Very large and excellent spa

What you should know:

  • No real beach, just a small sandy area
  • Not much to do around, so you probably will spend most of your time in the resort
  • The photos used by the hotel to advertise are shot from the costly top-floor suite. The view from your room will probably be a lot more limited

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7. The Surin

The Surin Resort

The Surin is a beautifully designed hotel with a long history and an amazing location on Pansea beach in Phuket. It’s also one of the first luxury hotels on the island. The resort’s name is a little confusing: it’s called ‘The Surin’ but is on the next beach, Pansea Beach. We don’t know why; however, this is one of the best places in Phuket to escape your busy life!

Location: Pansea Beach next to Surin Beach

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8. Banyan Tree Phuket

Banyan Tree Phuket

Banyan Tree Phuket on Bangtao Beach is one of the most luxurious resorts in the Laguna Complex. Open for almost two decades, Banyan Tree is still recognised as one of the ultimate resort experiences in Asia. Read more

Location: Bangtao Beach

What we loved:

  • 100% privacy in your villa
  • Great selection of villas to choose from, all with huge pools
  • Recognised for having the best spa on the island
  • Beautiful Thai architecture. If you came to experience Thailand, this is your place
  • Excellent restaurants

What you should know:

  • Of course, it’s not cheap!
  • No direct beach: the beach is on the other side of the road, and it can be quite a walk

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9. The Nai Harn

The Nai Harn Phuket

The Nai Harn Phuket is in a unique location and has a classic, timeless design; the resort is top-rated. Built on the hillside of Nai Harn Beach, it is the only resort having such a unique view of this fabulous bay. The hotel might not be precisely on the beach, but a short path will take you to it in just a minute, and what beach! A large strip of white and powdery sand ends in a turquoise-blue bay. Read more

Location: Nai Harn Beach

What we loved:

  • Amazing views on Nai Harn Bay from every room
  • Rooms are well designed with a large terrace and an immense day bed
  • Several great restaurants to hang out at any time of the day
  • Gigantic rooftop with striking views
  • One of the best beaches in Phuket with great snorkelling

What you should know:

  • Rooms don’t have private pools, and terraces don’t offer much privacy
  • The pool and sun loungers area is quite small
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10. The Racha Resort

The Racha is a small luxury hideaway on an island near another, twelve miles south of Phuket. Once in a while, even people living in Phuket need to get away from it all and find another little piece of paradise. Read more

Location: Racha Island

What we loved:

  • Wonderful escape on a paradise island
  • Large minimalist rooms
  • Superb beach and great snorkelling
  • Good facilities

What you should know:

  • Activities are limited (it’s a tiny island)
  • The beach can get quite busy during the day as speedboats and dive boats anchor in the bay.

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Willy Thuan
https://www.phuket101.net/
Born in France a long long time ago, I started to travel the world early and never stopped until I settled in Thailand in 1994. Then for the past 27 years, my passion for photography and my natural curiosity has taken me to every corner of Thailand, jumping frequently between Bangkok and Phuket and basically everywhere I could go. I run Phuket101.net and manage large international online travel guides.