AS AMARI PHUKET BEGINS its 30th year of operations in 2015, it will also be getting ready to unveil a completely new wing with270-degree views of Patong Bay.
The additional rooms at the new Ocean Wing will occupy one of Phuket’s prime locations tucked in a tropical forest perched atop a hillside above the ocean.
The Ocean wing will add another 148 rooms, divided into one and two-bedroom suites with extra space for living including a kitchen and dining areas, bringing the total number of rooms to 345.
At the heart of the new Ocean Wing is a Clubhouse featuring a free-form swimming pool with a sun deck and pool bar. Additional facilities include a fitness centre and an exclusive dining and lounge area. Ocean Wing guests will also have access to the Amari Phuket resort facilities.
Commenting on the latest addition, Pierre-André Pelletier, vice-president, area manager South Thailand and general manager of Amari Phuket said:
“Phuket continues to be one of the most sought-after destinations among tourists coming to Southeast Asia. The launch of our expansion will set a new market benchmark in Patong and we are excited to see it come to life next year. With the introduction of the Ocean Wing, we will be able to cater to new market segments, including families requiring more space and guests, who are seeking a home away from home.
“Our members-only Clubhouse will also give us an exclusive facility for guests looking for peace and tranquillity on their vacation. We pride ourselves on nearly 30 years of operations and are we are pleased to be able to challenge ourselves to create new experiences for our guests.”
Less than a year ago, the main resort at Amari Phuket completed an 18-month enhancement period, which saw a fresh new look for all guest rooms, public areas, Breeze spa and restaurants.
A new guest lounge, Voyager was also introduced offering snacks and light refreshments, a wash and change area, library and selection of games to keep minds active. Amari Phuket’s Ocean Wing is set to open in June 2015.