Formerly the Courtyard by Marriott, the rebranded four-story hotel has three food and beverage outlets—Asia Alive (an all-day dining eatery), The Boardwalk (their poolside bar) and retail store, The Food Store—a fitness club and lagoon-style pools.
Phuket will welcome yet another new hotel just in time for the start of high season. The new Point Yamu by COMO will open up in November and is situated on the quieter East coast of the island, overlooking the impressive limestone…
It seems that despite the supposed tourist slump and the economic crisis you can’t keep a good island down. Phuket keeps faith in its own distinct charms with a rash of new resort openings.
Open: Grand opening late 2009
The nearly completed work of burying all the electric and phone cables in Phuket Town’s old quarter is just one sign that much has changed there in recent years. The old communities of Chinese descent—mostly Hokkien—are not just beautifying their…
Laguna Phuket Holiday Residences
Opened: Dec, 2007. The two-bedroom villas will be ready in Jul, 2008.
Concept: These high-end residences offer more privacy and space than a regular hotel room. The two-bedroom villas overlook a shared swimming pool and garden, their…
Veranda The High Resort, M Gallery
192 Moo 2, Banpong, Hang Dong, Chiang Mai, 053-365-007.
Enjoy the scenic view of Hong Dong’s mountains from lanna-inspired rooms.
Veranda Resort & Spa, M Gallery
737/12 Mung Talay rd., Cha Am, Petchaburi, 032-709-000.
Eight room types, ranging from…