Hotel in Phuket
5-Star Small Luxury Hotel & Resort
Twinpalms is located on the beautiful Surin Beach on the west coast of Phuket and is an excellent, peaceful and relaxing resort in which to unwind.
All the rooms are spacious and come with their own private balconies. The hotel design is what they call ‘Contemporary Tropical’ and the rooms blend in perfectly with the overall ambience of the place. The excellent oversized bathrooms come equipped with rainforest showers and all the amenities you’d expect. You get complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the resort, a 32 inch Flat Screen satellite TV and all rooms have DVD players and a sound system. I also like the fact that they have international power outlets and PC modem plugs as well as a personal safe and complimentary bottles of water. The beds are extremely comfortable and are wrapped in quality linens, the suites come with 385 thread count cotton and an iPod Nano and Nespresso coffee making machine.
The excellent Spa Rooms are not too expensive and worth booking if you can and the Penthouse Suite has a fabulous rooftop pool.
The spaciousOriental Spoon Grill & Bar with its high ceiling also acts as the breakfast restaurant and is open from 07:00 to 10:30 and for dinner from 16:00 to 23:00hrs. It serves both Oriental and Western food and Sunday Bruch is from 12:00 to 15:00 (I recommend booking in advance). It offers a very relaxed atmosphere. The open plan Martini bar is open from 16:00 to late and serves some very tempting cocktails.
The hotel’s pool area is seriously large at over 1,600 sq m and includes a 50 metre lap pool and Lagoon pool. Some rooms even have their own private pools. The Pool Bar offers a range of snacks and drinks from its international menu and is open daily from 09:00 to 18:00hrs.
There is a loyalty program which includes both food and drink spend while you are there as well as one for room spend, so it’s worthwhile signing up on arrival.
Twinpalms has a very relaxing Library and Wine Room for Private Dining.
The resort is happy to receive children and there is a shallow pool area for them in which to play.
The Spa and health centre are well worth a visit if you want to get away from it all and relax as the treatments adopt a holistic approach and combine Eastern therapies with Western techniques. Massages start at 1,350 bht for 50 minutes.
Stephen Lusher is based in Hong Kong and works in the Travel Industry
|Reviewer's Rating||★ ★ ★ ★ ★|
|Related Activity||Relaxation, Beach / Sun|
|Purpose of Trip||Leisure|
|Services||Business Center, Free High Speed Internet, Restaurant, Room Service, Fitness Center, Swimming Pool, Health Spa, Conference Rooms, Wedding / Personal Event|
|Ambience||Quiet, Hidden Gem|
|Number of Rooms||72 Rooms and 24 Suites|
26 Deluxe Palm and 6 Deluxe Lagoon Pool Rooms (51 sq m, 549 sq ft); 3 Grand Deluxe Palm and 8 Grand Deluxe Lagoon Pool Rooms (62 sq m, 667 sq ft); 3 Palm Suites 1 or 2 bedrooms and 1 Lagoon Pool Suite (102 sq m, 1,098 sq ft – 164 sq m, 1,560 sq ft); 10 Duplex Pool Suites: 1 and 2 bedroom (190 sq m, 1,760 sq ft); Penthouse (from 250 sq m, 2,340 sq ft); Presidential Penthouse Suite (390 sq m, 3,500 sq ft).
To be honest if you are looking for a relaxing getaway you can’t beat it for a peaceful break.
Last updated on 30-10-2012