Amid two hectares of lush tropical greenery, this gorgeous resort provides a welcome and peaceful retreat, two minutes on foot from the beach and a short walk from lively Bangla Road. Each beautifully furnished room and suite features a balcony and some also boast a terrace with a sunken Jacuzzi and direct pool access. Three tranquil freeform pools, complete with swim-up bars, a blissful day spa, fitness centre, Jacuzzis, steam room and sauna also await guests, as do fabulous restaurants and bars, including two open-air venues.
Why we recommend the Banthai Beach Resort & Spa
- Luxurious hotel and surroundings
- Very close to beach
- Rooms with direct pool access
- Day spa, steam room and sauna
- Babysitter available
Attractions near the Banthai Beach Resort & Spa
Where the Monks roam
If you still have room for one more temple visit on your holiday agenda, head to Wat Suwan Khiri Wong located behind the main centre of Patong. This wonderful gilded temple caters to the surrounding quiet community and is a welcome respite from the busy beachfront shenanigans.
Maintained by resident monks, the temple is the centre for Thai Buddhism in Phuket, gathering islanders from far and wide. A little market selling fresh vegetables, fish and meat starts at dawn nearby. If you’re there early enough, you might catch a glimpse of the monks outside asking for food donations from the community.
Busy and brash Bangla Road
By day, Bangla Road is like any other street in Patong, with flowing traffic, shoppers and curious travellers. However, by night Bangla Road brings out the wild side of Phuket. Nightclubs and bars line the street, their neon lights enticing you in for a drink.
There are a range of sporting and theatre shows for a taste of Thai culture, and you can also find some relatively laid-back drinking spots. The Shipwreck Bar and Aussie Bar are good for enjoying a few local brews without worrying about a large crowd.
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|Health club or gym||Day spa|
|Microwave (some rooms)||Refrigerator|
|Internet (wireless)||Room service|
|Tea and coffee making facilities||Internet (common wireless)|