Paris-born Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, is excited to announce the opening of Le Méridien Khao Lak Resort & Spa, a brand-new contemporary-styled resort on the stunning white sands of Bang Sak Beach in Phang Nga Province, Thailand. The hotel features ten types of 269 guestrooms, suites and villas with spacious balconies offering panoramic ocean views, while interconnecting rooms are available for families of up to two adults and three children under 12.
Le Méridien Khao Lak Resort & Spa is a new addition to the brand’s portfolio of more than 100 hotels in nearly 40 countries and territories. “We are excited to offer a glimpse of the European spirit of savouring the good life through the hotel’s international dining options, freshly made gelato with local ingredients, as well as a sparkling beverage programme in this distinctly Thai tropical paradise,” said Mike Fulkerson, Vice President, Brand & Marketing, Marriott International Asia-Pacific. “The hotel introduces Le Méridien’s French heritage and the allure of the the Côte d’Azur to Khao Lak, connecting curious and creative-minded guests looking to travel in style.”
With a total of seven bars and restaurants, the hotel invites guests to indulge in local Thai flavours and international delicacy at The Nest, savour authentic Italian delights like wood-fired pizza at PIZZERIA IL UCCELLÒ or taste the freshest catch-of-the-day and the finest meat at Beach Grill. At LATITUDE 08, guests can socialise when sipping a glass of sparkling cocktails chosen from an extensive menu of wine and cocktails highlighting craft gins and rums during the evening.
Spark discovery and illuminate insights with Creative Meetings by Le Méridien, designed to unlock inspiration and foster innovation. From locally inspired flavours to cultural experiences, the meetings create an immersive atmosphere that brings the destination in. The Beach Lawn can host events of all purposes with outdoor soirees and indoor functions inside the 540-sqm Grand Ballroom, or smaller meetings at the three breakout spaces.
“Khao Lak is one of the fastest-growing destinations in Thailand for both MICE and leisure travellers. With a new airport arriving in Phang Nga and infrastructure plans laid out, this province has the potential to promote tourism and grow the local economy,” said Mr. Trevor May, General Manager. “Our mission, ‘Destination Unlocked’ aims to expose the Creative-minded travellers to unexpected and engaging experiences Khao Lak has to offer – both inside and outside the resort so they leave feeling fulfilled.”
Here at the resort, guests can do as much or as little as they like with recreation options such as The Spa, three lagoon pools, 24/7 fitness centre, a Kids’ Club. The Tour Desk offers dozens of trips such as the Local Life Experience, Thai Cooking Class, Khao Sok Safari and Sea Cave Canoeing at Phang Nga Bay. Guests can also explore the centre of Khao Lak with its local shops and markets or take a stroll down the town of Takuapa with its Sino-Portuguese buildings and low-key street markets.
For reservation and more details, please visit www.lemeridienkhaolak.com. Click here for high-resolution photography.