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The Clubhouse at the Amari Phuket's new Ocean Wing

Phuket Resort Adds New Wing to Enhance Patong Hillside

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
PHUKET: As Amari Phuket begins its 30th year of operations in 2015, it will also be getting ready to unveil a completely new wing to guests that will offer a new perspective and an unparalleled ocean vista of Patong Bay.

Amari Phuket has been welcoming guests from all corners of the world for three decades, crafting countless memories for families, couples and friends.

Offering the pinnacle of coastal living with 270-degree views over the 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.

Comprising 148 rooms, divided into one and two-bedroom suites with extra space for living including a kitchen and dining areas, the new expansion will bring the total inventory of Amari Phuket to 345 rooms.

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-Andre Pelletier - Vice President and Area General Manager, South Thailand 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 tranquility 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.

About Amari
Amari is the centrepiece of the ONYX portfolio of hospitality brands reflecting the warmth and energy of an evolving modern Asia. Amari's network of properties spans Thailand and beyond, from scenic seaside locations to vibrant urban settings including Doha, Dhaka, Bangkok, Pattaya, Koh Samui, Phuket, Krabi, Hua Hin and Buriram. Visit www.amari.com

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An interesting choice of words - 'enhancing the hillside'. It was far more enhanced when it was in its natural state. More and more 'enhancements' appearing between Kalim and Kamala as well. Soon the Coast Road will be just another concrete jungle.

Patong a home away from home - now there's a slogan.

Posted by Mister Ree on November 11, 2014 16:05

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Ree , have anlook at the amari development before you judge It is of fantastic quality it would be just wonderful if other patong based business people would have the same quality vision

Posted by Wm on November 11, 2014 21:10

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@Wm, Your Vision is colored. In Patong the construction is/are nicknamed the Dovecot's. That opinion is based on looks the looks only. But if you make such an "violent attack" on nature on such a wonderful & prime location you don't have Phuket's wellbeing or future in mind.

Posted by phuketgreed on November 12, 2014 19:20

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Can someone enlighten me? What is a free-form swimming pool?

Sounds like marketing twaddle!

Posted by Logic on November 14, 2014 12:54

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Logic,
Free form in relation to pools generally refers to the ability to build any shape as they are formed by sprayed concrete, shot blast or similar, built up in layers against a backing support and hand shaped or finished.

Posted by Manowar on November 14, 2014 18:57


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