BANGKOK, THAILAND: Independent Thai hospitality group Manathai Hotels & Resorts’ ability to tap a deeper, authentic Thai experience is embodied in Manathai Khao Lak – the latest addition to a stunning beachfront collection of inimitable boutique resorts which held its grand opening on February 27, 2015. The opening follows the launch of the Manathai Hotels & Resorts group in November 2014 at World Travel Market and the opening of a worldwide-centralized sales office in Bangkok, with Manathai Khao Lak joining Manathai Hua Hin and Manathai Surin Phuket in the unique collection, with Manathai Koh Samui set to open in the second quarter of this year.
Like the other Manathai-managed properties, Manathai Khao Lak introduces guests to a visually captivating and culturally vibrant destination, as well as a stylish and charming resort inspired by the surrounds and flavours. Moreover, the property is offering special opening rates starting from THB4,895++ which includes daily breakfast for two people in a Deluxe Balcony room until 30 April 2015.
“Manathai Hotels & Resorts understands that individual travellers, families and couples want to engage with a destination on their own terms,” Manathai Hotels & Resorts Chief Operations Officer, Christoph Berger said. “They crave individuality, choice and authenticity – and that’s what we deliver.”
Located on a pristine coastline overlooking the Andaman Sea and 90-minutes drive from Phuket International Airport, Manathai Khao Lak is a window to nature at its finest: cave kayaking in Phang Nga Bay, diving at the world renown Similan Islands and trekking in Khao Sok National Park, featuring the world’s oldest evergreen forest. It has 158 beautifully appointed and spacious rooms, starting at 48sqm in size.
The meaningful cultural connection continues at Manathai Khao Lak’s ‘Pad Thai’ restaurant, a signature beachfront and poolside culinary concept that celebrates and gets creative with one of Thailand’s most iconic and best-loved dishes.
‘Pad Thai’ has a variety of pad and stir-fried dishes in its ‘Pad Gourmet’ section, with each menu tailored by its head chef to reflect the destination the availability of fresh locally sourced ingredients and local street food specialities and favourites. Another signature offering is Manathai Kids offering activities for children and families to learn and have fun together.
Manathai Khao Lak’s recreation, services and facilities includes a swimming pool, a fitness centre, a 24-hour reception and concierge service, 24-hour security, complimentary Wi-Fi, room service, luggage storage, in-room dining, an on-call doctor, a private library, a private airport transport service, motorbike and car rental, a childcare service, and an activities and tour service. It also boasts a unique meeting space for up to 30 guests, while it has a team of expert event planners who can stage the perfect sunset beach wedding.