Avani+ Mai Khao Phuket Suites & Villas (www.avanihotels.com/en/mai-khao-phuket), a new tropical hideaway only 15 minutes from Phuket International Airport, is welcoming travellers to its collection of chic, family-friendly suites and villas in the northwest part of the popular Thai island.
Accentuated with breezy, beachy tones, 70 one, two, and three bedroom suites keep guests close to the buzz of the resorts main amenities including the large lagoon swimming pool, fitness centre and kids area while 30 one to four bedroom villas are private oases with outdoor living space, a kitchen, laundry and high-tech toys. For families, the generous sizes of the suites and villas mean having that extra room for the little ones to roam amid uncluttered spaces, natural finishes and muted colours that foster a welcoming, laidback island atmosphere.
Holidays are for kids too and at AvaniKids, the resort’s colourful kids’ club for ages 4-12, they’ve got a world of adventure waiting for them. Special activities including pizza making classes, tree planting, visiting a turtle sanctuary are offered daily along with outdoor fun, with a climbing wall, kids yoga and even Muay Thai classes. Adults, in the meantime, will be drawn to the turquoise-tiled tropical lagoon pool with a swim-up bar serving up delicious concoctions to feel-good, chill-out music throughout the day.
Brand new dining concepts include Claws & Co, a casual-yet-chic seafood shack with a contemporary nautical theme, high-quality local seafood with a playful twist delights the palates. A one-of-a-kind concept for Phuket, the restaurant invites customers to don aprons and roll up their sleeves for a decadent seafood feast, while friendly staff in Breton-style stripes serve up seafood delights alongside inventive cocktails and mocktails.
Talad restaurant, open for buffet breakfast and dinner, covers the full spectrum of iconic regional street foods. Meaning ‘market’ in Thai, Talad recreates an authentic street-market ambience , bringing together a wide range of delicious local street food. Guests can savour high-quality hawker fare in a colourfully decorated market-style space, complete with vendor stalls and themed dining areas.
The outdoor Chop Chop is the first Asian-style beer garden in the Mai Khao area, creating a buzzing evening mood with fantastic food, beer, and music. Chop Chop offers tasty Thai and Western bites, robata skewers, and a sophisticated curation of drinks in what is set to be the ideal venue for lively get-togethers. Both Talad and Chop Chop will keep resort guests and visitors enthralled with regular live music and entertainment, themed nights, guest chefs, cooking classes, seafood nights, and more.
Just mere steps from the stunning Mai Khao Beach the concierge team can recommend the best surfing spots, the coolest cafes in Phuket’s Old Town and the locals favourite classic Sino-Thai restaurants. Guests can also join one of the many cruises to explore the beautiful Phang Nga Bay with its limestone karsts and picturesque coves, or charter a speedboat and find a remote beach for a private picnic.
For more information about opening packages at Avani+ Mai Khao Phuket Suites & Villas, please visit https://www.avanihotels.com/en/mai-khao-phuket/offers.