Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas will add Anantara Koh Yao Yai Resort to its portfolio, with the opening set for December 2022.
The 148-key Anantara Koh Yao Yai, located in the middle of Phang Nga Bay and halfway between Phuket and Krabi, will offer a range of beachfront villas, pool villas, penthouses and suites, all boasting ocean views.
The resort will have its own private jetty for guests transfers from Phuket or Krabi airport, while a combination of speedboat and car rides will be required from Phuket International Airport.
F&B facilities at the hotel include an ocean-facing dining restaurant, an all-day lobby restaurant and bar with an international menu that will evolve with the seasons, and a pool bar. An organic farm onsite will provide the restaurants with daily fresh fruit, vegetables and spices.
There will also be a family pool, kids-only splash area, kids’ club, meeting spaces, fitness centre, and water sports centre with a hydro pool and hammam.
“The announcement of this latest addition to our Thailand collection of resorts, developed in partnership with Soraya Development, sends a clear signal about our commitment to the industry,” said Dillip Rajakarier, group CEO of Minor International and CEO of Minor Hotels.
“With travel and hospitality sectors in Thailand and elsewhere set for a rebound, destinations like Koh Yao Yai that combine seclusion, easy access to pristine nature and authentic local experiences, are destined to benefit from a surge in demand with global travellers.”