Westin Opens First Thailand Hotel
The first Westin resort in Thailand, the Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa Phuket recently opened for guests. A Buddhist and Muslim ceremony took place to bless the resort, with both guests and the hotel team taking part. The resort is on Siray Island on the east coast of Phuket and overlooks Siray Bay with beach and ocean views. A bridge connects Siray Island to Phuket Island and the resort is a 45 minute drive from Phuket International Airport and a short boat ride from other nearby islands. There are 261 rooms, suites and villas and all the usual Westin comforts like the Heavenly Bed, flat screen televisions, iPod docking stations and rain showers. Some guestrooms, suites and villas have their own private plunge pools and rooftop relaxation areas overlooking Siray Bay.
The resort includes a spa with four single and three couples treatment rooms, a Vichy shower room, Ayurveda wellness room, and steam and sauna rooms. The Westin Kids Club offers local arts and crafts, outdoor activities, open air movies and stargazing. There are a total of six restaurants and bars and in room dining is available 24 hours.