Sri Panwa Resort
Sri Panwa resort spreads 40 acres across Phuket’s Cape Panwa peninsula, with views of the ocean and beaches of the south-eastern tip of Phuket. The resort has seven suites, 45 villas and seven private residential villas, all located 40-60 metres above sea level and some with panoramic views of the Andaman Sea. Each villa has a sun bathing terrace, outdoor bathing area and 12-metre, infinity-edge pool.
Guests are spoilt for choice with the resort’s restaurant concept Baba. Baba Soul Food serves Thai dishes with locally sourced ingredients; Baba Hotpot is a cooking school with six private hotpot stations, enabling guests to cook their own dinners alongside a resident chef; Baba IKI, which specialises in Japanese cuisine; and Baba Nest, the resort’s resident cocktail bar with a 360-degree infinity pool. Baba Poolclub is an entertainment space with a game room, poolbar serving Sri Panwa’s signature drinks, and Baba88 disco. The poolclub offers a wide range of international cuisine and specialises in barbequed seafood and meat.
What to do
The Cool Spa uses only natural, local ingredients like mango, coconut and tamarind to enhance the extensive menu of spa treatments. The fitness centre hosts yoga, Pilates, as well as a Thai Boxing ring, where guests can learn about the national sport. Those wanting to get out and about on the water can take advantage of the resort’s private beach and pier, serving as a base for yachting, water sports and tailored excursions.
Room rates start at THB13,104 (about A$511) per night, excluding taxes and surcharges. sripanwa.com
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