Kamala Regent A-501
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Penthouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Luxury and spacious 3 bedroom penthouse in the centre of Kamala Village near the quiet Kamala Beach. Large private balconies for morning coffee and dining. A private sundeck with absolute privacy and your own sauna and swimming pool. Superb facilities like a gymnasium.
Due to its location, build quality and first class facilities this has become one of the more popular developments in Kamala. The penthouse is within 5-10 walking distance of Kamala Beach and only a 5 minute walk to local shops, restaurants and bars. The modern facilities includes a gym, sauna, sports pool, high speed internet, cable TV, key card access, 24 - hour security and a professional on-site management team for your service.
The penthouse consists of 3 tastefully decorated bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a living room, dining area, fully equipped kitchen, two balconies and a spacious roof terrace with jacuzzi, shower, sunbathing area and sauna.
The apartment is serviced twice a week with maid service and linen change.
With it’s stunning beaches, lovely tropical hinterland and excellent tourist infrastructure Phuket is The Pearl of the Andaman. Kamala beach is one of the largest and more popular beaches of Phuket. The beach is clean and pretty. It occupies a broad sweeping two mile crescent on the west coast, with hills either end. Located a 20 minute drive north of the nightlife of Patong beach, Kamala is a quiet Thai community with a pleasant villagey feel.
The people are warm and friendly, the culture is rich and the food is delicious and very good value for money. There is fantastic shopping and many beautiful temples, a lively nightlife scene and of course we cannot ignore the colourful ladyboy shows in Patong. There are also many great activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling and water sports. Everyday there is a local market to shop for your tastefull local Thai food. For those prefering Western food, just check out the restaurants at the beach or the very good ‘Rockfish’ restaurant for your very special menus and cocktails in the evening.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Kamala Beach 600 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Phuket International Airport 25 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
Kamala Regent A-501 is by far the most private penthouse at Kamala Regent.
It consists of 3 tastefully decorated bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a living room, dining area, fully equipped kitchen and balconies, and a spacious private top floor consisting of a big jacuzzi area, outdoor shower, sunbath area, roof deck and a sauna room.
The Phuket region
They call it ‘The Pearl of the Andaman’, and Phuket certainly is one of Asia’s loveliest holiday destinations. With it’s stunning west coast beaches, lovely tropical hinterland and excellent tourist infrastructure Phuket takes prime place in the guide books of Thailand. There are plenty of great natural and man-made attractions to see, both on the island in the adjacent coastal area.
Phuket became a part of the Kingdom of Thailand in the 13th century. Its destiny has always been shaped by peoples from all over the world, from Burmese invaders to Dutch traders. Its sheltered position in the Andaman sea made it a perfect stopping point for ships travelling from India to China and the influence of many cultures can be found all over the island.
Throughout its history Phuket has always been associated with ships and sailing and this maritime legacy is still strong today. Phuket is a highly popular port of call for sailors and ships from around the globe, from pleasure yachts to military cruisers. Although the three masted trading ships of yore are gone, they have been replaced by luxury yachts and charter boats, and regattas and boat shows are common occurrences. The stunning waters of the Andaman Sea are Phuket’s most beautiful feature and many of most alluring activities revolve around the water. Whether your interest is Scuba diving, snorkelling, sea kayaking or simply relaxing on the beach you will find Phuket a world class destination for all things aquatic.
The influx of tourists has brought prosperity and wealth to Phuket and it now boasts the highest per capita income of any province in Thailand. The infrastructure and facilities are excellent, offering all of the amenities available in any major destination. From five star hotels and restaurants to cutting edge hospitals and dentists, visitors to Phuket will certainly not be depraved of any of the modern conveniences.
Sun meeting sea in a tropical paradise with a long and diverse history; warm and friendly people with a tradition of welcoming visitors; modern conveniences with the Thai touch; its no wonder why Phuket attracts millions of visitors each year.
As the centuries wore on Phuket became important, not just as a way point, but for its wealth of natural resources such as gems, hides and spices. During the Age of Exploration, the Dutch, Portuguese, English and French all took an interest in the island. Subsequently, the tin mining boom in the 19th and early 20th centuries drew thousands of Chinese labourers to Phuket and they too left an indelible mark on the island’s architecture, culture and government.
Phuket’s diversity is reflected in its beautiful Sino-Portuguese buildings, its many Chinese temples and festivals and by the large Muslim population which co-exists peacefully alongside its Buddhist cousins. This tradition of acceptance and tolerance has helped pave the way towards making Phuket one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. One of the main reasons for this popularity is the warmth and friendliness of the people of Phuket who are known for their open attitude and ready smiles.
Located north of the infamous Patong beach, Kamala is a quiet community that many visitors find more appealing than its noisy neighbour. At one time, Kamala was just a fishing village, and it has still retained this atmosphere of relaxation along with its unspoiled beach.
A few resorts are clustered up in the headland, offering unparalleled sea views. Meanwhile, behind the beach, many local eateries and bars have sprouted up, providing a good selection for visitors. The beach itself is clean and pretty, despite the development of the area.
Accommodation is mainly in small guesthouses and the night life at Kamala is relatively quiet and low key. Patong beach is only about 10 minutes away for those who prefer some action. Everything is laid on for you at this beach
Kamala is also home to Phuket’s only theme park, Phuket FantaSea. Although many people shy away from visiting a theme park while on holiday, this one is well worth a look. With a cast including 50 elephants, skilled performers and acrobats, and elaborate costumes and pyrotechnics, it provides a good evening out. The park also has a decent buffet along with games and shops to keep you preoccupied before and after the show.
Altogether this beach is a good place to stay if you want to be close to Patong but still be able to get a good night’s sleep when you aren’t out at the bars.
There are, however, two characteristics to Kamala. Firstly, it’s a favourite with the Scandinavian crowd, so don’t be surprised to find Swedish meatballs on the restaurant menus! They’re provide agreeable company, and Kamala has a well behaved atmosphere with quiet friendly pubs. If you want authentic fusion Thai food with nice cold beers or selective wines, or just a good cup a coffee, and in the same time you can email your vacation stories via Wi-Fi Internet at G_one Café.
The beach itself isn’t as long as Patong, but substantial none-the-less and most of it not spoilt by resorts fronting the water. A road runs along part of the southern end of the beach, the middle section has a park and Tsunami memorial and the Northern section is completely wild with casuarina trees. In all Kamala has a pleasant villagey feel contrasting with the commercialism of Patong and Karon.
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21 Jan 2014
"Privacy and relaxation"
The Penthouse is quit new, clean and comfortable. The rooftop is very nice with its own pool and sauna, great for relaxation.
The kitchen has a washing machine but funny enough no hot tap water for the dishes.
The three bedrooms are spacious and the beds are very comfortable, just missing some smaller lights like reading lights next to your bed.
The accommodation is not close to the beach or the big supermarket, approximately 20 minutes walk or a short taxi drive which will cost you 200 baht.
Overall, a nice comfortable place to stay.
7 Nov 2013
"Great experience and value!"
We stayed here for a few nights and it was a great experience. the room was lovely and clean provided with white goods. The beds were comfy, private swimming pool was clean with a lovely view of mount… More
29 Apr 2013
I was travelling with my boyfriend, another couple and one single friend. The three rooms were clean and well turned out, but the master is much bigger than the other two. This may cause an issue if y… More
Thank you very much for your review. I just stayed myself some days after your stay and me and my wife bought plenty of flowers, vases and five lazy chairs for the roofs, so next time you'll be able to enjoy the roof terrace even more.
5 Apr 2013
"Away from it all"
Me and my parents spent a week at the Kamala Regent and found that the accommodation was ideal for a quiet vacation but it still had the main amenities in walking distance close to where we lived. There is also a van that runs at various times during the day to take you down to the beach (check at the information office for times). The apartment was clean and had the main modern conveniences, most importantly a great air conditioning system as it was 30C+ everyday we were there which also meant we used the private rooftop pool a lot even at night! The accommodation is ideal for most tourists especially for those who like the idea of getting away from it all in the evening as it is a great place to relax. One slight negative I would suggest is that it would be nice to have some more chairs on the roof terrace, apart from that it was ideal. Thanks.
Thank you very much for your review. To add some chairs was suggested by other guests as well, so we decided to go big and buy plenty of vases with a variety of plants and flowers, and five lazy chairs with small table on top of the two sunbeds with table already there, so I hope next time you will find the roof terrace a great place to spend your day.
1 Apr 2013
We were lucky to be able to rent Jaap's Luxury penthouse in Kamala Beach during our visit to Phuket. We have been living in Phuket on several occasions and I must say that Jaap is one of the nicest landlords I have met. From you place the booking until you leave, he is very attentive and informative about big and small stuff, everything you would like when renting an apartment from a stranger. My wife, daughter and I can highly recommend Jaap as a landlord and not to forget the apartment is awesome and situated in a really nice and calm compound close to Kamala Beach. We will defintely use this place next time we go to Phuket!
29 Jan 2013
"Kamala Regent Hoiday"
The penthouse was ready when when arrived and the reception staff were helpful. We were all pretty impressed by the complex on arrival. It took about 15 minutes to wander down to the beach where there was plenty of places eat, drink and relax. The Penthouse was really quite and sitting in the pool on the deck at night was a fantastic way to finish another day.
6 Aug 2012
"Beautiful penthouse in a convenient location"
We spent 2 weeks in this penthouse in Kamala. It has everything that we hoped for. The rooftop pool and sauna made staying at home enjoyable. The proximity to Kamala beach made walks to the beach and restaurants in the area very easy. Renting a car was the best way to get around, and Kamala is centrally located with easy access the airport and other cities.
The penthouse has wifi that worked without fail so I could get some work done while traveling, which was exactly what we were looking for.
The kitchen has a everything we needed to cook and eat in, and there are several super markets in walking distance to the resort.
Overall it was a great stay, and the process from check-in to check-out worked flawlessly.
Jaap, the property owner, was extremely helpful with local information and recommendations on everything from directions, to local activities and food recommendations. Jaap made the whole payment process feel very safe and secure, and answered all of our questions about the rental before we booked. While at the penthouse, Jaap checked in with us to make sure everything was to our satisfaction and was always available by phone and/or email during our entire stay.
8 Jul 2012
"Very relaxing getaway"
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here in July. The private rooftop terrace, pool and sauna make this place feel like a luxury holiday. What a treat it is to have a comfortable place to escape in the evening once the child is asleep! The condo itself is generous with space and very comfortable. Our family was very unlucky with weather for the week we had in Phuket, but this condo was such a blessing as we weren't all either packed into a hotel room or huddled around a restaurant table 24/7. There is a bit of a walk to the beach restaurants, but it's not bad and there is adequate shopping very nearby. We rented a car to get out and about and Kamala prooved to be a prefect central hub for us to start and finish each day.
11 Jun 2012
"Wonderful Penthouse Apt"
I had the pleasure of staying in the penthouse during my visit to Phuket. This is a very nice property, and is very well maintained. The rooftop swimming pool and sauna only add to it's elegance. Jaap was very helpful before and during my stay with any questions I had. Maid service was prompt and discreet. They kept the penthouse clean without me ever seeing them. I look forward to staying here anytime I am in Phuket.
22 Feb 2012
"Your own private resort"
Wow--a rooftop deck compete with gorgeous views, private pool, bathroom: it was hard to leave the deck except to refill my cold drink!
Bedrooms are spacious with plenty of storage. Kitchen is well-equipped complete with full size fridge and washer/dryer enabling you to pack light.
The beach, shopping (including a Big C grocery store), restaurants are all within a 10 minute walk. Jaap is wonderful to correspond with and responded to any concerns/questions promptly and satisfactorily.
I wish we lived closer so that we could visit annually!
Thank you very much for you kind review and I am happy that you had an enjoyable stay. Even if it is not next year, I am looking forward to welcome you again as a guest!
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