Fresh from a US$30 million tip-to-toe renovation, the property that once housed the Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket has reopened today as the Angsana Laguna Phuket.
The resortâ€™s 409 guest rooms and suites have been refurbished with natural materials, jewel-toned fabrics, and contemporary Thai artwork and Â feature private furnished balconies with floor-to-ceiling sliding window doors. Over-water lofts feature private jetties and outdoor soaking tubs.
Living space in a two-bedroom Angsana Suite.
A room in a two-bedroom loft.
The living room of a two-bedroom loft.
Lounge space in a one-bedroom loft.
An upper-floor bedroom in the one-bedroom loft.
A room with a lagoon-facing balcony.
A Laguna Grand room.
Aerial view: sea, resort, lagoon.
Socializing space in a premier room.
Additional highlights include a fitness center overlooking the lagoon, a 323-meter free-form pool flanked by a man-made beach, a two-story tree-house-inspired kids’ club, five bars and restaurants, an Angsana Spa, and two resident elephants named Lucky and Joey.
Opening rates, available until February 28 2012, start at THB6,100 (US$199).
Across the lagoon from the new Angsana is the Banyan Tree Spa Sanctuary. For a review of that and some context on the sprawling Laguna Phuket complex that holds these resorts, click here.