Slated to open in December, the new Meliá Phuket Mai Khao Beach is a
30-suite and 70-villa beachfront resort launched by Spanish hotel group,
Meliá Hotels International, and owned by Thailand’s real estate
developer, Phuket Villa Group.
The 110-key property encompasses more than 32,000sqm of Phuket’s
north-western coastline with Mediterranean-inspired accommodations fused
with touches of Thai culture. Its accommodations span 78sqm suites and
85sqm villas that cater for up to two adults and two children. Both
suite and villa come outfitted with outdoor bathtubs, open-air showers,
the 70 villas, 15 are designated as “wellness villas” that come
inclusive of open-air vitamin C showers, daily massages, essential oil
diffusers, air purifiers, orthopaedic pillows, and fitness equipment for
guests seeking to strengthen their mental and physical wellbeing.
The Gaia Beach Club features an open-concept kitchen with a Mediterranean fusion menu. Photo Credit: Meliá Hotels International
The new resort boasts two pools, a spa, a gym, a children’s clubroom,
and a range of water features scattered throughout its vast grounds.
For dining, guests have a choice of four F&B options, including
all-day dining restaurant SASA that specialises in Southeast Asian
cuisine; Gaia Beach Club, a casual dining restaurant with Mediterranean
and fusion dishes; and a swim-up pool bar serving up cocktails.
Meliá Phuket Mai Khao Beach also offers the option of hosting
business meetings that range from small gatherings to large-scale
events. The biggest meeting space on its grounds is its Grand Ballroom
that can accommodate a maximum of 100 guests. Meeting planners can also
opt for customised catering and wellness sessions.
Located a mere 15-minutes’ drive from Phuket International Airport
and situated in a prime area of Phuket, guests can visit attractions
such as the Sirinat National Park, Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation and
Wat Phra Thong temple that are in close walking proximity from the