Twin Palms Phuket, Thailand

Friday, March 4th, 2016

A modern spa resort on Phuket’s west coast Twin Palms Phuket is a tranquil and secluded escape just metres from Surin Beach. This contemporary and stylish, privately owned resort is set in a water garden landscape surrounded by restaurants and bars, beach clubs and its own spa. Minimalist rooms and suites feature a private terrace […]

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Amanpuri Superyacht Anchorage

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Sitting astride a peninsular each with its own golden beach The Amanpuri is another resort on the west coast of Phuket that can and does play host to visiting superyachts whose guests seek to drop anchor and step ashore Since its opening in 1988, the beach resort of Amanpuri has established a reputation for personal […]

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Villa For Sale

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Trisara’s 40 acres and 2,000 metres of private coastline houses 39 hotel pool villas and rooms. In addition to these, 30 magnificent privately owned residences, are located around both the northern and southern headlands of the peninsular on which the resort sits. Villa 21 the 2 bedroom residence that we enjoyed over a three day […]

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Trisara Spa

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Set on the hillside above the pool villas at Trisara is the 1,500 square metre Spa Once opened it quickly won praise from guests and the travel industry as having set a new standard in the quality of treatments and location design of the suites. We enjoyed a truly memorable treatment that left us feeling […]

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Trisara Resort

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Wrapped inside its very own tropical forest and exotic gardens, the 48 spacious ocean facing pool villas and 2-6 bedroom private residences within Trisara is Phuket Island’s most special resort experience. Trisara, in Sanskrit means “The Garden in the Third Heaven” and it is its garden setting that is most impressive Embracing its own quiet […]

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Superyacht Friendly Resort

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

As if to prove that Trisara is the most superyacht friendly of resorts along the western coast of Phuket Island, the 36 metre Bliss obligingly dropped anchor right in front of us as we enjoyed our first breakfast on the Terrace. General Manager Anthony Lark, himself a keen sailor, has established and maintains a robust […]

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FantaSea in Phuket

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Inspired by Thailand’s rich and exotic heritage, the Phuket Fantasea Show endeavours to showcase the charm and beauty of Thailand. Using wild animals on stage it enriches ancient Thai traditions with clever on stage technology and special effects that rather disturbingly in todays modern world employs trained elephants, tigers, goats birds chickens and even goats […]

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Phang Nga Bay

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Our voyage in Ocean Emerald over the last two days or so is best summed up as movies movies movies! We started with the year 2000 hit from Danny Boyle who was the director who upset the Thai authorities with his filming of The Beach and in Phang Nga Bay we entered the domain of […]

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Phuket

Friday, February 26th, 2016

From Phi Phi to the southern end of Phuket is a three hour passage sailing in Ocean Emerald. It is necessary to call in here at Chalong Bay in order to clear in with customs and immigration, which despite the declarations being made on line prior to arrival seem to take forever. This is the […]

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