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Top 10 Resorts in Thailand

Updated on July 24, 2011

The hardest part about planning your vacation in Thailand is choosing one of the many captivating luxury resorts that are available. Lush accommodations, outstanding services and breathtaking views all work together to truly amaze you. Thailand is the perfect vacation destination for people of any age and from any place in the world.  Whether you're an adventurous person or if your idea of fun is just lounging on the beach, there's something for everyone.  Snorkeling, diving, horseback riding, jungle tours, shrines, museums and parks are just some of the things to do and see and when you're done sightseeing, indulge in some of the best cuisine in the world at one of the many delicious restaurants.  Below are the top 10 luxury resorts in Thailand.

Top 10 Resorts in Thailand

The Racha, Racho Island, Thailand

The Racha

The Racha is located on Racho Island.  It is pretty much your perfect, stereotypical beach setting that is accented by turquoise waters.  The only way to get to The Racha is by speedboat so you are truly secluded.  The villas here are Eco-friendly with minimalistic style and even open showers.

Banyan Tree Phuket, Phuket, Thailand

Banyan Tree Phuket

Banyan Tree Phuket finds its place on Bang Tao Beach and it is rated eighth in the world for luxury resorts. The hotel is bordered by the Andaman Sea and golden sands and is truly an oasis of peace and tranquility.

This exotic hideaway offers luxury, romance and unparalleled service.  Some of the villas provide total privacy yet they are totally open and even have their own individual private pools.  Banyan Tree Phuket has one of the most magical spas in Thailand.

Six Senses Hideaway Yao Noi, Koh Yao Noi, Thailand

Six Senses Hideaway Yao Noi

Six Senses Hideaway Yao Noi finds its home in Koh Yao Noi.  This luxurious hideaway offers 55 private pool villas, each made from natural materials and overlooking the bay.

Open living, espresso machines, wine sellers and lush sun loungers are found in each villa that is completely surrounded by tropical forests.

Tri Sara Phuket Resort, Naithon Beach, Thailand

Tri Sara Phuket Resort

Tri Sara Phuket Resort is located on Naithon Beach and is ranked at the top of many lists.  Each villa has its own private pool with a breathtaking view of the emerald Andaman Sea.  An intimate restaurant, classical library, seaside grounds and motor yachts make this a paradise resort.

The Pavilions, Phuket, Thailand

The Pavilions, Phuket

The Pavilions, Phuket is found in Bang Tao overlooking the Andaman Sea from its home on a hill. The villas are surrounded by tropical greenery and include a private pool. Every villas at The Pavilions, Phuket has ceiling to floor windows, a rain shower and plenty of silk.

JW Marriott Resort and Spa, Mai Khao Beach, Thailand

JW Marriott Resort and Spa

JW Marriott Resort and Spa finds its home on Mai Khao Beach.  Sea front rooms, polished wooden floors, extra-large tubs for soaking and silk fabrics await you here.

The low design of the resort has reflection ponds and rock walls that makes it feel mythical, surrounded by coastal wetlands, lily ponds and tropical gardens.

Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket, Bangtao Beach, Thailand

Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket

Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket is located on Bangtao Beach.  Indigo lagoons and white sands are the backdrops at this resort and it is surrounded by lush green hills and coconut groves.

The restaurant on site provides an outstanding dining experience and the Angsana Spa provides a full line of services.

Anantara Phuket Spa and Resort, Mai Khao Beach, Thailand

Anantara Phuket Spa and Resort

Anantara Phuket Spa and Resort is located on Mai Khao Beach, offering seaside luxury.  The manicured flora and natural surroundings shows every detail has been well thought out.  Here you will find 83 private villas with pools and the resort is only a few short steps away from the Andaman Sea's warm emerald water.

Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, Bangtao Beach, Thailand

Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket

Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket finds its home on Bangtao Beach and it is one of the largest resorts in Southeast Asia.  The opportunity to participate in virtually every type of water sport is available at sea and the lagoons and the resort is home to a fine dining restaurant and an 18-hole golf course.

Twin Palms Phuket, Surin Beach, Thailand

Twin Palms Phuket

Twin Palms Phuket is located on Surin Beach.  This top-notch beach club offers spacious suites, wine room, spa and sparkling pools.  First class accommodations are provided here, complimented by the scenic beauty of the lush tropical water gardens.


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