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Lavish Hideaway at Keemala Phuket

Nestled in lush Thai forest and perched on a hill overlooking the Andaman sea, Keemala is the ultimate place for anyone looking for a luxurious, restful setting on a tropical island beach.

Situated in Kamala on the west coast of Phuket Island, Keemala offers experiences to guests that are beyond expectation and is very different to other resort in Phuket in both styles and ethos. A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Keemala is a sanctuary for those who wish to rebalance, rejuvenate and relax.

Close to Kamala Beach and about 10-minute Patong, Keemala features 38 private pool villas, in which each villa blends seamlessly into the surrounding landscape, connected by jungle walkways. Infused with natural elements and distinctive designs, the villas are inspired by the mythical cultures of Phuket’s first inhabitants, immersing guests in an idyllic escape from modern life. A selection of four distinctive accommodation categories is available in which each is created with careful attention to detail for guests looking for some well-deserved time out to relax and recharge. All villas are equipped with a private pool, sun loungers, luxurious interiors, bathtubs monsoon showers, complimentary WI-FI, tea and traditional coffee maker, smart TV, and Bluetooth speakers.

The 16 Clay Pool Cottages are designed to reflect the earthiness of the Pa-Ta-Pea’ (Earth) clan who cherished their life’s connection to the Earth. These cottages are located alongside a stream with partial views of the resort and forest.

The Tent Pool Villas feature a full canvas exterior and are furnished with quirky chests that are seemingly ready to be packed for the next journey. This type of villa is ideal for nature lovers who delight in outdoor adventures.

These one-of-a-kind, Tree Pool Houses provide two floors of sleeping and living space, perfect for couples and friend traveling together.

The Keemala trademark, Bird’s Nest Pool Villas are the largest and most sumptuous. Hanging in the treetop and designed to look like a woven cocoon, this villa offers amazing views out over the Phuket coastline and Andaman sea beyond.

Your visit is not complete until you embark on a scared healing journey using sight, sound, scent and touch at Mala Spa. The spa offers spa pampering treatments and massages well as holistic or traditional therapies including raindrop healing therapy, integrative Thai bodywork, Reiki energy healing and VOYa seaweed hot stone massage. The spa uses products by Siam Botanicals, VOYa and Spa Ritual, which are as organic as possible and paraben free.

Keemala believes that the guests come to the villa to pause and unwind from the stresses of modern-day life, therefore the villa creates packages either a three-day or a six-day retreat. The Holistic Living Retreats feature four unique retreats for guest who wish to Purify, Energize, Unwind or Rejuvenate.

Food is also well catered and Keemala has two dining venues to enjoy the cuisine. Mala Restaurant is the main dining area serving all day dining; Cha-La Pool Bar is a great place for light refreshments, lunch and cocktails. Moreover, Mala Bar offers an air-conditioned intimate space as well as an outdoor terrace to enjoy coffee or sundowner. The lounge area in the pods is perfect for afternoon tea and there is a wine cellar that is ideal for small parties, intimate dinners or a meeting with a difference.

10/88 Moo 6, Nakasud Road, Kamala, Phuket, Thailand
+66 (0) 76 358 777

Photos courtesy of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.