Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
A stylish, contemporary designed garden apartment within beautifully landscaped grounds containing a lap pool and free form pool, gym and sauna. Located a stone's throw from the beautiful Bang Tao beach on Phuket's stunning west coast, facing the Andaman Sea. Laze by the pool, enjoy a massage on a beach sala or explore the nearby night market and restaurant scene. Bang Tao Beach really is stunning and the apartment is also set close to the up-market Laguna complex with its array of excellent shops, restaurants and spas.
The apartment has a large open plan kitchen / living area looking out onto a private terrace and garden. The kitchen has an island and is fully fitted with everything you'll need for self catering. There is also a flat screen tv with satellite as well as wifi to keep you in touch with the outside world. You can walk to the pools through the beauttifully landscaped gardens in less than 30 seconds. All of this is contained within private grounds with 24 hour security and a management team on-site for any queries or arrangments. There are 4 buildings, each with 10 apartments, yet 80% of the site is made up of beautiful gardens, pools and pathways so it never feels busy even in the high season.
This quiet part of Phuket is perfect for a family holiday or a romantic get away, but within an easy taxi journey to the brighter lights further down the coast. There are several bars and restaurants on the beach within easy walking distance and even a Tesco Lotus supermarket a mile up the road! The transfer from the airport takes 30 minutes, and once you arrive you could get by without a hire car, taxis and tuk tuks can be found in front on the Amora hotel a few minutes' walk away, - a good option if you want to explore more of this beautiful island and immerse yourself in the wonderfully warm and rich Thai culture. Don't forget to look out for the elephants, an unforgettable experience and a bit of a bumpy ride, but one which our kids just loved.....
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden|
The Phuket region
World renowned beaches and restaurants, upmarket and local - both have their charms. Phuket is described as 'the pearl of the Andaman' and our particular part lives up to this billing. We're situated a few minutes back from the beach with easy access to beach bars and restaurants. All this is set amidst a backdrop of lagoons and tropical mountains!
The high season is from November to March when the climate is generally sunny with temperatures hovering around 32 degrees. Outside of this period the weather is generally wetter but with fewer people to share the beach with!
Festivals abound, and yachties are well catered for within the two world class Marinas 6 miles away on the east coast. There are wonderful examples of Indochine colonial architecture in Phuket Old Town and some amazing shopping malls within a 30 minute drive. Phuket Town's weekend night market is an amazing experience both culinary and for shopping bargains.
The Bang Tao and Laguna areas are much quieter than much of the rest of Phuket making it an ideal base for families and couples. The beach rarely gets crowded and the golden sand is backed by swaying Casuarina trees. There are a few low key beach restaurants and bars and of course various opportunities to have a beach massage, pedicure or manicure. We are close to the upmarket Laguna complex with its 5 star hotels, shops and amazing Spa retreats. Alternatively you might want to hire bikes and explore the tropical residential side streets of Bang Tao village for a real taste of local Thai life. There are a few water sports available up the beach towards the Laguna area whilst further down the beach towards Bang Tao village there is a whole host of beach side amenities. If you travel a mile inland to the busier town of Cherngtalay you'll find Tesco Lotus and Boots, amongst a range of other Thai shops and of course the unmissable night market (Mondays and Thursdays). Don't forget the elephant rides!