One begins to daydream about white
sandy beaches and palm trees swaying in warm tropical breezes whilst walking down
the blustery streets of London where the landscape generally, is several shades
Andaman White Beach Resort on Naithon Noi Beach in Phuket is the
very image of these escapades and musings. This picture perfect location was one
the sites featured in the now famous movie, "The Beach'.
are built on a gently sloping hillside that cascades down to a fine-grained white
sandy beach. The crescent shaped beach in front of the resort is embraced by wooded
promontories on either side. These outcroppings rise steeply into mountainous
terrain behind the resort, the tall mountains being completely covered in lush
tropical rainforests. As if the setting isn't idyllic enough, the private detached
villas at the resort face west, offering the most glorious tropical sunsets over
the Andaman Sea
This tranquil resort is perfect for a relaxing holiday.
The General Manager, Luciano Lazzarin asks clients if the setting is perhaps too
quiet. "The response 99.9% of the time", says Luciano is, "this is exactly what
we were looking for". Luciano brings with him an impressive experience of hotel-management
in the Asia-Pacific region as well as in Europe. His previous postings include
Palma de Mallorca, Spain and The Intercontinental in Bali. (See also Bali
Andaman White Beach Resort opened in December 2001. Although located
on a quiet, secluded stretch of semi-private beach, it is in close proximity to
Phuket Town and Patong Beach, both only 30 minutes away. The airport is ten minutes
from here. The managing company, CCA, International is based in Hong Kong and
London. Previously the largest golf courses and private clubs operator in Asia
it is currently expanding into hotel management.
The resort has two types
of villas, Beachfront and Seaview. Beachfront villas are right on the beach and
Seaview villas are on the hillside. The balcony fronting each villa is designed
with the concept of ensuring total privacy. The detached villas have floor to
ceiling windows offering panoramic views of the beach, sea and tropical gardens.
The luxurious bathrooms with sunken bathtubs overlook the Andaman Sea.
simplicity of this boutique resort, jungle on one side and crystal clear azure
blue seas on the other is "the perfect setting for honeymooners," says Luciano.
The resort offers a special wedding package with an authentic Thai wedding ceremony
that takes place on the beach. "Even the smallest details are considered in order
to make the event a memorable one," says Luciano. The future couple are met at
the airport upon arrival, are served welcome drinks in a Mercedes Benz, which
transports them to Andaman White Beach Resort. A cocktail party or a Thai style
dinner serving authentic Thai delicacies follows the ceremony.
The resort has three restaurants. The Coconut Beach
Bar at the swimming pool is an excellent spot for a sundowner followed by a romantic
dinner. There is another restaurant on the hill, near the reception area. Partially
open-air and partially air-conditioned, these restaurants offer a medley of Thai,
Mediterranean and Continental cuisine.
There is an air-conditioned gym
on the same level as the swimming pool. The gym and adjacent sauna, Jacuzzi and
steam rooms are free to guests. Beyond the sauna is Ylang Spa where the speciality
is The House of Ylang Massage. It is a sensory indulgent massage given by two
therapists working together. They use Thai, Japanese, Shiatsu, Balinese, Hawaiian
Lomi Lomi and Swedish therapies.
Andaman White Beach Resort, with views
that people daydream about and where the sounds of the rainforest blend with the
resonance of the sea, is a perfect getaway. The resort is currently offering very
attractive low season rates. For further information, contact
White Beach Resort.
Tel: (++ 66 76)
316 300 - 17,
Fax: (++ 66 76) 316 318