Thailandís third JW Marriott-branded property
will open on 1 November 2009 in Phang Nga province under a
long-term management agreement between Marriott International and
Cherfah Company Ltd.
The 298-room JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa
is located on a lushly-landscaped site along a one kilometer
stretch of pristine Khuk Khak Beach.
Its guest rooms are arranged
in four main primary wings, perpendicular to the beach and provide
spectacular views of the resortís two sprawling lagoon-like
swimming pool areas and grounds.
Phuket International Airport,
which serves 17 international destinations with nonstop service
daily, is around an hourís drive away.
ďWe are delighted to expand our JW Marriott
brand presence in Thailand,Ē said Ed Fuller, president & managing
director of international lodging for Marriott International. ďand
are confident the JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa will be
popular with leisure and incentive travelers who are seeking the
renowned Thai travel experience in a relaxed, quiet environment.Ē
The resort is offering a special introductory rate
of THB 5,300 ++ per night (approximately THB 33.4:US$1) in the
pool view room category including complimentary Internet access
and breakfast for two persons. Stays of four nights or longer will
be upgraded to pool access rooms. The offer is available until
20 December 2009.
Greg Allen is the resortís general manager and
Roger Parnow is director of marketing.
guest rooms at the JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa are
Thai-inspired and feature teak wood appointments and rich Thai
silks. All have Marriottís plush bed and bath linens and
amenities, a 40-inch LCD flat-screen television, a comfortable
seating area, high-speed internet access, a balcony with outdoor
seating or deck offering direct access to the swimming pool area.
For dining and entertainment, the resort has seven
restaurants and bars. Six of the restaurants are clustered along
the beach, some offering views of the Andaman Sea.
Restaurant concepts will center around Waterfront, an all-day,
beachfront dining facility with outdoor seating and a permanent
buffet. In addition, the resort has three themed restaurants
including Ta-Krai, featuring Thai cuisine; Sakura, offering
Japanese delicacies; and Olive, highlighting Mediterranean
specialties. The resort will also have two pool bars and an open
lobby area and lounge with its own deli-bar.
point of the JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spaís recreational
amenities is its beachside spa complex, Quan. It
includes 15 double treatment rooms, each with a private changing
area; a steam room and private outdoor terrace. Eight of the
suites offer both massage and wet treatments. Rounding out the spa
complex are a retail area, a yoga studio and a beauty salon.
Other recreational facilities are a kidís club, a
fitness center with an aerobics studio, two flood-lighted tennis
courts and a squash court.
A club lounge with an
outdoor terrace; a business center with a small meeting room, PC
stations and internet access; a concierge desk and a gift shop are
For meetings and social events, the
JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa has 444 square meters of space
comprised of a 288-square meter ballroom, a meeting room and two
boardrooms in varying configurations.
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