In a quiet setting on a private hill overlooking Kata Beach and Koh Pu, located on the southern west coast of Phuket island, Kata Rocks Residence & Resort is generally considered the best luxury resort on the island, an award winning, show-stopping hotel offering the perfect blend of modern luxury and comfort.
The resort has 34 beautifully appointed, luxurious and spacious villas and private and intimate. All are stylishly-designed, incorporating contemporary modern elements and stylish Italian-inspired touches and featuring large terraces with private infinity pools and impressive sea views.
On arrival, guests are assigned a 'Rock Star' personal concierge for the duration of their stay, who accompanies them to their villa. A Kata Rock Star concierge will also be available to offer unpacking services if desired.
The world-class oceanfront restaurant and bar at Kata Rocks is very popular with non-residents. Located right on the water's edge, there are stunning sunset views over the Andaman Sea making it one of the best restaurants in Phuket for wining and dining amidst this stunning backdrop.
The exquisite Infinite Luxury spa boasts a serene design and over thirty unique treatments blending contemporary and ancient techniques in eight treatment rooms and suites. The spa has an exclusive partnership with ila-spa, offering result driven facials and bespoke skin care experiences.
The resort has a state-of-the-art gym and fitness centre with personal trainers and the wellness centre proudly provides innovative treatments as well as Yoga sessions and seasonal wellness programmes featuring a variety of well-known visiting practitioners.
Your leisure is their pleasure. The resort offers a fantastic range of leisure activities for every guest and expert concierge services to recommend the best of Phuket.
As one of the finest luxury resorts Phuket has to offer, Kata Rocks has won more than 40 International Property and Hospitality Awards including the prestigious title of 'Best Apartment in the World' at the London awards and 'Asia's Leading Villa Resort' at the 2015 World Travel Awards.
The restaurant at Kata Rocks has a fantastic position overlooking the ocean - worth booking a table for the sunset views alone! It is popular with the public and recognised by Thailand Tatler Best Restaurant Guide for its culinary excellence.
Executive Chef Laia Pons Spanish roots serve as the primary menu muse for many dishes. In Barcelona she honed her creative culinary talents at two of the city's finest restaurants, Abac (two Michelin stars) and Caelis (one Michelin star). The restaurant proudly serves seasonally inspired Mediterranean cuisine featuring regional gourmet twists with a Spanish accent. Only the freshest produce and finest ingredients are used to ensure an inspired gastronomical experience.
If you're looking for the best Thai restaurant in Phuket, venture no further than Kata Rocks. The unique take on Thai cuisine keeps diners coming back for more. This diversity creates endless all day dining and drinking options from breakfast with the famous Tom Yum Eggs Benedict through light and healthy lunch dishes, to sunset cocktails and tapas shared with close friends or exquisite dinners for two or more in the evening.
Kata Rocks is home to Phuket's best sunset bar and chill out lounge, offering a stunning oceanfront location to enjoy a sunset cocktail with that special someone. It faces due west and ticks every five-star box a luxury sunset experience might require.
The fashionable, chic bar sits alongside the resort's signature 35-metre infinity swimming pool where guests often laze about while sipping on the famous Passion Fruit Mojito watching the sun go down.
With 24 wines available by the glass from the Enomatic wine dispensers, in addition to a comprehensive wine list and regular wine tastings, Kata Rocks is a wine lover's paradise with a romantic restaurant location.
Talented mixologists create unique cocktails found only at Kata Rocks with the most popular offering unique twists on tropical classics. These include the aforementioned Passion Fruit Mojito made with rum, fresh passion fruit juice, lime and soda, Kata Rocks' house Mai Tai and a Lycheetini made with vodka, lychee, palm sugar and lime juice.
Kata Rocks is all about the chill. Everything here is designed to give you a truly relaxing escape away from it all.
In addition to your own private pool at your villa, the hotel boasts a gorgeous 35 metre infinity pool for all guests to enjoy. Float and take in the endless sky or get a few laps in before relaxing under the shade of a parasol with a cool drink.
If you desire to be thoroughly pampered, head to the Infinite Luxury Spa - they offer a wide range of treatments using the best organic products, including traditional Thai massage. The highly trained therapist's conduct a private assessment with each guest to help them personalise a treatment or programme where guests can relinquish, rejuvenate, recover, cleanse or just be pampered.
The gym is considered one of the most cutting edge in the area, you can receive guidance from the on staff fitness consultants or use a simple web-based application. With outstanding ocean views and state-of-the-art equipment, working out has never been such fun!
Kata Rocks uses its Sunset Sessions to showcase local and international talentfrom musicians and DJs. Understated yet thoroughly contemporary tunes complement the Sunset Session spirit effortlessly. A nightly musical treat perfect for the idyllic luxury resort setting, inviting guests to kick back and chill out next to Kata Rocks' signature 35-metre infinity swimming pool.
The resort can also provide Thai Cooking Classes in the kitchen of your own villa. Learn more about the variety of flavours, methods and ingredients as you grind pastes, chop the meat and vegetables, stir-fry, deep-fry and stew before proudly tasting the most delicious Signature Thai Cuisine.
When you feel like exploring beyond Kata Rocks, you will find the sandy Kata beaches very close by (Kata Noi & Kata Yai) or walk just 5 minutes to find a range of boutiques, cafes, restaurants, and activities in Kata Village.
Phuket town and Patong beach are just a twenty minute drive away. Phuket is one of the most popular travel destinations in Thailand. For a small island, there's a lot to see, from the stunning Phang Nga Bay with its sheer limestone cliffs and emerald waters to the quaint architecture and excellent restaurants of the old town, from the colourful and outrageous Bangla Road nightlife to the magnificent Wat Chalong temple.
The one bedroom Sky Pool Villa offers impressive panoramic ocean views with highly adaptable indoor and outdoor living areas with a large furnished terrace and a 7 metre infinity pool with unrestricted oceanfront views and magnificent sunsets. Inside you'll discover luxury linens, top of the range, fully equipped kitchens and spacious and beautiful living and dining areas.
One-bedroom Ocean Pool Lofts are the resortâ€™s signature villa. Featuring generous living areas for maximum comfort and convenience with luxury linens and top of the range, fully equipped kitchens. The elevated loft bedroom is open plan and features an en suite sea view bathroom with a tub built for two. A large furnished terrace with a 7 metre infinity pool with unrestricted oceanfront views and magnificent sunsets completes the scene.
The one-bedroom ocean view Spa Pool Villa is exquisitely fitted out with its own seven-foot infinity pool, en suite spa treatment room, living room and adjacent state-of-the-art smart kitchen, as well as a chic master bedroom with en suite bathroom that faces west to allow guests the pleasure of observing spectacular Phuket sunsets.
The perfect choice for independent travellers and families who want a luxury Phuket holiday with the comforts of home, combined with a fashionable five-star pool villa. Featuring generous living areas for maximum comfort and convenience with luxury linens and top of the range, fully equipped kitchens. A large furnished terrace with a 7 metre infinity pool with unrestricted oceanfront views and magnificent sunsets completes the scene.
Getting To Phuket The airport is Phuket International, airport code HKT. There are daily scheduled flights to Phuket from the United Kingdom and all involve at least one flight connection through either Bangkok - Thai Airways International, Eva Air, British Airways or Qantas - or other Far East hubs - Singapore Airlines via Singapore, Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong, Malaysia Airlines via Kuala Lumpur, Philippine Airlines via Manila, Air China via Beijing - or one of the Gulf airlines such as Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad - although having a connection does allow for the possibility of stopovers and having a multi centre holiday. You can also travel with European airlines such as KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and Air France via their respective hubs
Getting To The Resorts Shuttle transfers or Private Transfers are available in Phuket for all the resorts that we feature. Transfer times are between 30 minutes to an hour. Please allow longer if you are taking a shuttle transfer as this may involve stops at different hotels for fellow travellers en-route
Language Thai. English is widely spoken at beach resorts