HotelCorp (HCL), one of Thailand’s largest
privately held hospitality management companies, has taken over
the management, operations, sales and marketing and full
condominium rental program of The Bel Air Resort & Spa, Panwa,
HCL acquired Bel Air Panwa Resort including the management rights to the rental program and the
juristic condominium management from the Watson Property Group,
one of Perth’s largest privately owned land subdivision companies.
Mr. Roy E. Olsson, President and Chief Executive
Officer of HotelCorp said, “The Bel Air Resort & Spa,
Panwa, Phuket has an amazing potential to be refurbished and
redeveloped as Phuket’s new and upscale family resort destination.
The Panwa beach is now recognized as the latest and newest elite
beach community in Phuket. HCL will redevelop The Bel Air Resort &
Spa, Panwa, Phuket as an ideal family retreat and a spectacular
tropical cliff side property featuring stunning & spaciously
appointed luxury suites in the quieter side of the renowned island
Situated on the Cape of Panwa, The Bel Air
Resort & Spa offers luxury sea view suites featuring
panoramic views across the sea towards Koh Phi Phi and beyond.
The resort is also only 45 minutes drive from Phuket's
international Airport making it an easy and convenient location
The Suites at The Bel
Air Resort & Spa, Panwa, Phuket offers a minimum of 106 sqm
per suite. Each of the suites provides the finest in modern
amenities such as flat screen TV's with DVD players, personalized
kitchen and private on-call butler service. The two and three-bedroom suites are well appointed
and designed in Asian contemporary and chic fashion incorporating
an open balcony with spectacular sea or garden views. These suites
also provide private and direct pool access at the edge of the
balcony while some suites feature their very own private plunge
Mr. Bernhard Ollmann, Director and COO of
HotelCorp said, “A
new team will be installed to manage the resort into a truly
unique and premier family resort in Phuket. Much attention is
given to renewing the food and beverage experience, expanding the
Kids club and the redevelopment of the beach club into a premier
place to be.”
A wide variety of dining
choices are offered at The Bel Air Resort & Spa, Panwa, Phuket.
Giovanni's Restaurant offers International cuisine
and wines, as well as excellent seafood and Thai
At day’s end, guests can enjoy an icy cold beer or an
exotic cocktail served at Panwa Bar & Lounge. Perfect for pre
dinner drinks whilst eating at Giovanni's, the Panwa Bar & Lounge
offers a relaxed and intimate atmosphere for guests who want to
spend time away from the kids.
An informal open-air restaurant
with an outdoor terrace seating area overlooking the main pool is
the Panwa Poolside Bar. It serves a selection of
Thai and Western specialties daily, as well as a vast kid's
selection with tempting theme buffets on selected evenings.
A-la-carte menu is available for all day dining. The Panwa
Poolside Bar will soon feature an extended roof cover for the area
and will launch an all new food experience with creative
theme nights and live entertainment.
Kids Club will be upgraded into a new Kids World with different
sections for different ages, offering play stations, internet
café, movie rooms, juice bar, indoor and outdoor games, all in a
supervised and spacious setting.
At the Royal Spa, the timeless art of
inspiring health and inner well-being has been perfected.
Treatments combine herbal remedies and century-old traditions.
For guests who love the beach, The Bel
Air Resort & Spa, Panwa, Phuket has its very own Beach Club
located only 1.4 km's from the resort, approximately 3 minutes by
free shuttle bus.
The Beach Club provides lounges with side
tables and umbrellas to enjoy the sun, sea and sand in complete
relaxation. Guests can snorkel, swim or feed fish in this
beautiful part of the island nestled away in a safe and secluded
bay amidst gently swaying coconut palms and Tamarind Trees.
and seafood dishes are on offer at the Beach Club as well as pub
grub. The Resort Beach shuttle runs every 30 minutes from the
resort to the beach.
The Beach Club will be extensively renovated into a
premier hot spot in Phuket with a touch of trendy design, cool
music and brand new kitchen.
Promotional rates are
being offered from THB 2,800 per night for a 2-bedroom Suite,
including breakfast and round-trip transfer to and from Phuket
International Airport until October 31, 2009.
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