Starwood has signed a management contract with
Phuket Advance Development for a Sheraton hotel on Kalim Beach in
The 230-room new build Sheraton Phuket Kalim
Beach Resort, scheduled to open in early 2018, will feature a mix
of private villas and guests rooms.
The resort will open
the brand’s signature Shine Spa for Sheraton alongside one of the
brand’s signature restaurants; and two other dining venues
including one on a beachfront location. Recreation facilities will
include two salt water swimming pools and a well-equipped gym. The hotel will
also feature 3,444 square feet of
meeting and function space.
“We are thrilled to bring the Sheraton brand to
the beautiful island of Phuket, and believe this underscores a key
milestone for the brand in the region,” said Rajit Sukumaran, Vice
President of Acquisitions & Development, Asia Pacific. “The
signing of Sheraton Phuket Kalim Beach Resort strengthens
Starwood’s current and growing footprint in the country where we
already have 21 properties across eight of our nine brand flags.”
Located on a 4.3 hectares site on the
western coast of Phuket, Sheraton Phuket Kalim Beach Resort will
sit on Kalim Beach, north of the famous Patong beach.
The hotel will be easily accessible via an approximately 45-minute
drive from the Phuket International Airport, and will be a 20-minute walk to numerous entertainment outlets.
“We are committed to growing Starwood’s brands
in Thailand and, as one of the kingdom’s most popular resort
destinations, we are excited to reintroduce the Sheraton brand in
Phuket,” said Lothar Pehl, Senior Vice President, Operations and
Global Initiatives and Regional Vice President, Thailand, Cambodia
and Vietnam; and Japan, Korea and Guam. “From digital connectivity
to personalized service delivery, Sheraton Phuket Kalim Beach
Resort is set to become the epitome of the contemporary Sheraton
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