With Phuket Opening Up to Vaccinated Travellers, The Ultimate Thai Getaway with YTL Hotels Is in Sight

From The Surin in Phuket to The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui, YTL Hotels offers the ultimate post lockdown Thai getaway

It’s been a tough year, but with the Phuket Sandbox programme reopening the island to vaccinated travellers without the need to quarantine from 1st July 2021, a relaxing holiday in paradise could well be on the cards. The news could not have come at a better time with YTL Hotels’ The Surin, Phuket, having just undergone major refurbishments, including new poolside villas, ready to welcome guests to this blissful beachfront location. YTL Hotels’ second Thai property, the luxury oceanfront Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui, is just an easy hop away for the ultimate twin-stay Thai getaway.

The Surin, Phuket

Newly renovated and boasting an idyllic beachfront location on the exclusive Pansea Beach, The Surin is a long-established resort with a unique history, nestled amongst towering coconut palms and rolling hills on the west coast of Phuket Island. With a recent major refurbishment to include new pool villas, the hotels elegant design and spacious interior allow guests to feel completely comfortable and relaxed and free to enjoy the surrounding nature. The hotel is a luxurious tropical getaway, with 103 luxurious suites and cottages and a range of personal amenities and activities such as water sports, a pool-side gym and The Surin Spa where guests can experience a series of massages to reflect the theories and treatments of the individual healing traditions found in the region.  The beachfront location also offers two restaurants, beach dinners and poolside and bar dining. Nightly Rates at The Surin Phuket start from £120.

Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui

Located on the north-eastern part of the island, The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui is a stunning 58-acre oceanfront property that stretches from hilltop to beach. This tropical paradise offers azure waters, secluded beaches and mountainous jungles where guests can embrace the Samui way of life through outdoor and cultural experiences such a learning the art of Muay Thai, exploring the southern Thai cuisine or embarking on a cruise aboard a luxury yacht. Spacious suites sat below swaying coconut trees provide contemporary and comfortable accommodation for families of all sizes with unrivalled views of the Gulf of Thailand and the beautiful resort surroundings. Two idyllic beaches, 11 restaurants with stunning views, the only ocean swimming pool in Thailand, a huge Spa Village Koh Samui with age-old spa therapies, the largest one-of-a-kind swim reef and two floodlit tennis courts are also available for all to enjoy. Nightly Rates at Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui start from £270.