The Naka Island, Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ newest Luxury Collection property in Asia, will open to the public on November 1st, 2011. Situated in the southernmost province just off the coast of Phuket in Thailand, The Naka Island is a private boutique resort on Naka Yai Island, comprising 67 villas fitted with tropical gardens and private plunge pools, along with a world-class spa facility.
Known as the Pearl of the Andaman, Phuket is Thailand’s largest island and one of Southeast Asia’s most highly-regarded destinations. Phuket FantaSea is just 28.0 km away from the Island and also offers exciting jungle experience. Apart from these attractions, Golfers have three wonderful courses to choose from: Laguna Phuket Golf Club, Blue Canyon Country Club, and Mission Hills Golf Course.
The island is located just 25 minutes from Phuket International Airport, including a five-minute ride by private speedboat. It is only 100 square kilometers in size – easily navigable on foot, or by bicycle, or by boat to the various beaches. Naka’s stunning natural environs are the recreational focal point of The Naka Island resort, with ample opportunities for hiking, biking, watersports, and snorkeling. Or, if relaxation is the priority, The Naka Island offers a spa and exclusive access to pristine sandy beaches.
The huge sized villas have private plunge pools, open air bathrooms, sala pavilion and large outdoor space. Each villa will also feature comprehensive library, indoor sound system and extravagant views over Phang Nga Bay and Phuket Island. The resort features different F&B outlets including Tonsai, an all-day dining restaurant in a casual seaside setting. Al fresco dining at My Grill, an open beachside grill house, which will offer seafood and steaks with a southern Thai influence. Or, guests will be able to enjoy a glass of wine from the extensive wine cellar at the Z Bar while they enjoy the colourful sunsets.
Each guest will be provided with an ‘Experienced Guide’ who will act as a concierge, guest relations officer and a personal butler who will take care of each and every need of the guests. This Experience Guide will book a dining reservation, will arrange for outing and sightseeing, will take you to the driving trips and will help you to explore the Island and other nearby places. The Naka Island has the largest spa in the region that offers complete peace of mind, body and soul through their world class spa therapies. The Spa is bespoke for every individual guest at the Island.
The resort opens for premier stays November 1st, so be the first to experience Naka Island in Phuket. [The Naka Island]