The Kris Resort (from US$72 per night), located a short walk from the beach, appeals to travelers who like a modern architectural styling in their accommodations. The property provides two on-site restaurants with room service, a bar/lounge, and three swimming pools. The Kris Resort has 60 guest rooms, each of which features a refrigerator, LCD cable televisions, in-room safes, bathrobes, and slippers.
Blue Garden Resort and Spa (from US$82 per night) is located near but not on Bang Tao Beach and features a restaurant, a bar, a swimming pool, and an on-site spa. The resort also provides a dive center and bike rentals. The guest rooms are on the small side but are clean and well-appointed with in-room safes, flat-screen televisions, DVD players, minibars, and refrigerators.
Bangtao Village Resort (from US$85 per night) is located three blocks away from the beach and houses guests in private bungalow cottages. The resort features an on-site restaurant, massage services, a swimming pool, bike rentals, and horseback riding. The 28 guest bungalows offer minibars, satellite televisions, and coffee/tea makers.
Andaman Seaview Resort Phuket (from US$85 per night), located one block from the beach, is a small property that offers a peaceful retreat. The Andaman features an on-site restaurant and a swimming pool. The property’s 32 guest rooms provide balconies, televisions, refrigerators, and minibars.
Best Western Premier Bangtao Beach Resort and Spa (from US$92 per night) offers a beach-side location at a bargain price. In addition to a full-service spa, the property also boasts two large swimming pools and on-site restaurants/bars. The 197 guest rooms offer balconies, satellite televisions, and bidets in the bathrooms.
The Amora Beach Resort (from US$141 per night) offers an excellent beach location and many water and leisure activities. Along with two swimming pools, the property provides a Thai seafood restaurant, spa services, a bar/lounge, and a poolside bar. The 255 guest rooms feature balconies, satellite televisions, minibars, and refrigerators.
Best Western Allamanda Laguna Phuket (from US$156 per night) is located nearby several other Laguna-area resorts, including the Laguna Beach Resort and the Dusit Thani. The resorts share visits from a pair of elephants; the Allamanda features a golf club, outdoor swimming pools, and an on-site restaurant with room service. The property’s 129 guest rooms provide balconies, coffee/tea makers, refrigerators, microwave ovens, and minibars.
Angsana, the new name of The Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket (from US$188 per night) is one of the larger properties in the Bang Tao area with 423 guest rooms. Popular with families, the resort features seven restaurants, a coffee shop, a bar/lounge, and a poolside bar. In addition to the swimming pool and children’s pool, the Sheraton also has a spa, a kid’s club, a fitness gym, and tennis courts. Guest rooms offer balconies, coffee/tea makers, satellite cable television with free movie channels, and complimentary bottled water.
Laguna Beach Resort (from US$196 per night), with its beach-side location, offers the best of both worlds for water enthusiasts. The property boasts multiple large swimming pools as well as spa services, a restaurant, bike rentals, a kid’ club, and an arcade/games room. The 254 guest rooms feature balconies, fireplaces, desks, high-definition satellite televisions, minibars, and complimentary bottled water.
Sunwing Resort and Spa (from US$202 per night), located near both Bang Tao Beach and Surin Beach, boasts four swimming pools, an on-site spa, a kid’s club, a fitness gym, and on-site restaurants. The guest rooms, of which there are 283, include balconies with garden or pool views, sofa beds, desks, satellite televisions with free movie channels, and kitchen areas with microwave ovens, refrigerators, and dishwashers. Guests are also provided with complimentary bottled water.
Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket (from US$245 per night) is located on the beach and is surrounded by blue lagoons on either side. The resort offers tennis, swimming pools, water sports, spa services, a kids’ club, and a business center. The 226 guest rooms provide guest with balconies, in-room safes, satellite televisions, and minibars.
The Twinpalms Phuket (from US$332 per night) is a tropical oasis near Surin Beach and close to Bang Tao Beach. The property offers 97 guestrooms and features a spa, a beach club and a swimming pool. Each guest room features a satellite television, a DVD player, complimentary bottled water, and a complimentary newspaper.