Centara Hotels & Resorts has signed hotel management agreements for three new hotels in Phuket’s Mai Khao Beach area owned by Maikhao Dream Company Limited.
Two properties are already in operation and will come under Centara management as of today (Sept. 11), while the third property is in development and expected to open in 2024. The new agreements expand Centara’s presence across the island to a total of nine hotels and resorts, with eight in operation.
“We are very happy to be adding these three resorts to our growing portfolio. They offer a diverse range of accommodation along one of Phuket’s finest beaches, giving guests travelling to Phuket an even greater variety of Centara resorts to suit their needs and preferences,” said Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts.
A look at the new properties
The hotel management agreements encompass the following properties:
- The 22-room Maikhao Dream Villa Resort & Spa, which will join the Centara Boutique Collection today, is the only beachfront villas resort on the shores of Mai Khao Beach. The resort offers luxurious accommodation in spacious private villas. Two-bedroom villas accommodate up to four adults and two children with 460 sqm of space, and three-bedroom villas measuring 650 sq. m. accommodate up to six adults and two children in spacious comfort. Each of the 22 villas has its own private pool and whirlpool, outdoor pavilion and well-equipped kitchen. Resort facilities include a swimming pool, fitness centre, spa, kids’ club, retail shop, library and business lounge, as well as an international all-day dining restaurant and wine cellar. Phuket International Airport is a 20-minute drive from the resort.
- The 142-room Maikhao Hotel, which opened in early 2019 and will also be managed by Centara from today, is a midscale hotel offering contemporary design and comfortable accommodation. It offers standard and superior twin rooms, studios, and one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. Facilities include a main swimming pool with separate kids' pool, fitness centre, meeting rooms, beer garden, karaoke room and an all-day dining restaurant.
- The 280-room Centra by Centara Maikhao Resort Phuket is a green field development currently under construction. When completed, the resort will feature facilities including a swimming pool, fitness centre, meeting venues, a kids' club, and an all-day dining venue. The resort is expected to open in 2024.
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