The Radisson Plaza Resort Phuket Panwa Beach, located on the picturesque south-eastern tip of
Phuket in Thailand, is scheduled to open in the latter half of 2008.
The four storey resort will comprise of five accommodation wings with 217 rooms and villas. In keeping
with the local environment, the resort will take on a Thai contemporary design with mixed rooflines and structural details to provide a ĎVillageí
The resort will be a combination of water and jungle themes, and contribute to the sustainable future of Phuket through the innovative design of
water catchment areas in the form of ponds for re-use of water in the resortís landscaping. The resortís restaurants will also draw heavily on the
exotic fruits and vegetables to be grown on the grounds.
Located about 45 minutes from the International Airport and 15 minutes from Phuket town, the resort will feature an all-day dining restaurant
with open kitchen, a specialty beachside restaurant with extensive ocean and pool views, an open-air lobby lounge, and a poolside bar and grill.
Catering to those guests wishing to mix business with pleasure, the resort will also boast a well-equipped function centre with a number of
meeting rooms. Guests will be able to wind down in the resortís spa set within the gardens and partake in a massage in a traditional Thai Salas.
An in-room spa service will also be available.
The addition of Radisson Plaza Resort Phuket Panwa Beach to
Carlson Hotels Asia Pacific portfolio will bring the number of Carlson branded hotels currently
operating and under development in Thailand to four, ranging across its Regent Hotels & Resorts, Radisson Hotels & Resorts and Park Plaza
Hotels & Resorts brands.
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