I had a wonderful time at Anantara but the staff were what made the trip truly excellent.
I gifted this trip to my mother for her birthday but on the very first day of our travels she tripped over and twisted her knee while we were exploring Turtle Village, the small shopping centre across the road. I dashed across to the hotel where the kind staff organised a golf buggy to come and collect her and take us back to our room. They then sent a first aid officer to help us and offered to call a nurse. Periodically over our entire stay the first aid officer would call in on us to check on her healing knee and even rigged up a walking stick to help her get around. The hotel manager even called us to check everything was ok.
Other staff were wonderful as well; with the morning server at the breakfast sala (buffet) always greeting us with a smile and remembering our drink orders from the previous day.
The hotel itself is beautiful, with a wonderful pool, comfortable beds (I was tempted to steal the pillows) and a giant bath you can truly sink into.
The big draw back is the location. It is a 10- 15 min walk to the beach which isn't great in the heat and the hotel, while close to the airport (20mins away), is at least 45mins from the tourist attractions that may draw you to Phuket in the first place. If you're after peace and quiet this is the perfect place for you and if you don't mind the drive, taxi's are usually cheap and will wait up to 4hrs for you if you want to explore.
There is nothing not to love about this resort. we had the pleasure of staying 7 nights.
From the moment we arrived, we were greeted by the friendly staff with a refreshing drink and cold towel while looking out over the infinity pool to the ocean.
The rooms are huge and well equipped, the bathroom is roomy & the large bath is fantastic to relax in while looking out at the view. everyday housekeeping left a different flower on the bed & in the evening they would come in and turn down the bed. the private infinity pool with spa jets is amazing you could spend a whole day swimming and sunbathing.
The buffet breakfast is incredible you wont need to eat again until dinner. Eggs done everyway and made to order, pastries, fruits, meats, cereals, fried rice & more.
The private beach is beautiful & drink service is great.
If you are looking for peace & quiet and relaxation, you cannot go past this resort.
A big thank you to the friendly staff especially Chin in reception she is lovely and very helpful also Michael & Stefan in the restaurant.
We highly recommend the Pool Villa.
Leonie from New South Wales, Australia
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Me and my boyfriend went to coconut island to celebrate my 25th birthday and I couldnt of wished for a better time! The resort is beautiful, the staff were so friendly and helpful, the food was great and our villa was amazing!
I already can't wait to go back for another holiday there!
Was genuinely gutted to be leaving once our stay was over!
Amy from Nottingham , England
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