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New Melia Phuket Mai Khao to open in Thailand by 2021

Spanish hospitality emporium, Melia Hotels International will continue to broaden its portfolio of Thailand hotels with a new property in Phuket. Located near amazing natural parks, Melia Phuket Mai Khao will be the brand’s fifth hotel in the Asian country and is set to open by 2021.

New Melia Phuket Mai Khao to open in Thailand by 2021

In an effort to continue expanding the brand and showing their commitment to providing exceptional hospitality with a unique Spanish touch, Melia Hotels International recently announced its plans to open a new property in Thailand by 2021. The property, which will bear the name Melia Phuket Mai Khao, will be situated in Phuket, the country’s largest island, and will be the fifth Thailand property in the brand’s portfolio.

In partnership with Melia, the upcoming hotel will be owned by Phuket Villa Group, Thailand's leading residential property development company, and the largest real estate development company in the resort island of Phuket. The new addition is set to reinforce the forthcoming position of Melia Hotels International in the country.

According to the brand’s leadership, this new property will certainly strengthen Melia’s position in the Asian continent. Bernardo Cabot Estarellas, Senior Vice President Asia Pacific of Melia Hotels International stated:

"It's absolutely thrilling news that we are expanding our footprint into Phuket with Meliá Hotels & Resorts brand. While tourism continues to be the driving force in the Phuket economy, we're well-poised to bring our extensive experience in the resort segment to one of the most desired destinations in Asia. Partnering with Phuket Villa Group, who we share similar ethos and passion with, will assure us to achieve robust and sustainable growth and deliver an unparalleled experience to meet the seasoned guests' desires."

With 48 properties in 7 countries in Asia, both in operation and in the pipeline, Melia Hotels International continues to put a focus on robust momentum and growth for the region. When speaking of the recent agreement with the Spanish brand, Phuket Villa Managing Director, Maetapong Upatising said:

"We're excited to embark on this partnership with Melia Hotels International, world's largest resort hotel company, to capture the flourishing tourism market in Phuket. Looking ahead, together with Melia Hotels International, we have every confidence in bringing best of hospitality to Phuket and setting the benchmark for hospitality in this beautiful island."

Sitting on the tranquil area of north Phuket, the Melia Phuket Mai Khao will boast a magnificent beachfront location close to a stunning tropical reef. Overlooking sparkling Andaman Sea, the property will allow guests to indulge in sightseeing as well as relaxing, thanks to its perfect location close to important attractions Sirinat National Park, Royal Phuket Marina and Lahm Him Pier. The hotel is also a short drive from Phuket International Airport, the third busiest in Thailand.

When it is ready to begin receiving clients, the Melia Phuket Mai Khao will boast 101 private villas, all complete with a private pool and lavish amenities. The hotel ambiance will blend in with the stunning natural landscapes, with lush courtyards, spacious public areas and neutral schemed interiors boasting contemporary decor, along with the hues of burlywood and fresh blue will make it a soothing sanctuary, resonating with the wellness focus of the Melia Hotels & Resorts brand.

Amongst the broad range of facilities, the property will comprise two pools, Melia's signature YHI Spa, attentive services as well as meeting and banquet facilities. The sophisticated guests will also be spoilt for choice with the diverse dining and drinking options, ranging from all-day dining restaurant, cosy lobby lounge to laid-back pool bar.

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