Jul 03, 2012|
Avista Hotels & Resorts’ new luxury retreat in Phuket, Avista Hideaway (Muen Ngern Rd., Patong, Phuket, 02-661-8141, hideaway.avistahotelsandresorts.com), sits atop a cape that gives views of both Patong and Freedom beaches. Promising rooms and suites in a Thai contemporary style, it’s decked out with local ornaments, warm hues and natural woods. The resort’s restaurant serves up international cuisine in what resembles an underwater world, while the rooftop bar offers a breathtaking panorama of the coastline. The spa specializes in Indian-inspired ayurvedic treatments. There’s no private beach but, hey, the stunning views from your balcony should suffice. Rates are from B6,600.