Phuket’s New Centara Blue Marine Resort and Spa

Centara Hotels and Resorts Phuket ThailandBangkok (Thailand) – November 24, 2014 – Following extensive renovations Centara Blue Marine Resort and Spa Phuket is set to welcome this high season’s guests.

Located at the northern end of Patong Beach with Kalim Bay and enjoying magnificent views of the Andaman Sea and a green backdrop of forested hillside, Centara Hotels & Resorts assumed operational management of this four-star resort in January 2014. A renovation and rebranding program is now complete and the resort will be officially re-branded as Centara Blue Marine Resort & Spa Phuket from December 1st 2014.

Accommodation is a mix of 266 rooms including newly designed and renovated Premium Rooms, suites and villas, the latter offering a choice of one and two bedrooms, with each having its own private pool. There are three swimming pools including a water slide feature, plus two pools for children. Other leisure facilities include a spa, fitness centre, Star Bar, Premium Lounge for Suite guests comfort and Centara’s signature Kids’ Club. Also completely redesigned is the hotel lobby and Lobby Lounge set to welcome guests in comfort and style

The restaurants include Blue Horizons which serves international cuisine, and Tropics Restaurant which serves more casual offerings beside the resort’s ‘Waterfall Swimming Pools’.

Meetings facilities are included, with the Mediterranean Room able to hold up to 180 guests for cocktails and other smaller venues and outdoor locations for a myriad of parties, meetings and gatherings.

The resort has its own laundry, bakery and an off-site garden producing fruit and vegetables for guests and staff.

The CEO of Centara Hotels and Resorts Thirayuth Chirathivat says “we are extremely proud to add Centara Blue Marine Resort and Spa Phuket to our portfolio of Centara Hotels and Resorts within the Kingdom Of Thailand and we are confident that with the overall remodeling of the resort Centara Blue Marine Resort and Spa Phuket adds further impetus and confidence to our investors and guests alike that our strategy to place Phuket high on our list of must visit destinations is reaping mutual rewards for all parties concerned”

Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, with 46 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the Kingdom. A further 28 resorts in Maldives, Vietnam, Shanghai, Bali, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Ethiopia, Qatar, Laos and Oman brings the present total to 74 properties. Brands and properties within Centara ensure that specific categories such as couples, families, individuals, and meetings and incentives groups will all find a hotel or resort that is appropriate to their needs. Centara operates 30 branches of Spa Cenvaree, one of Thailand’s most luxurious and innovative spa brands, together with five branches of the value brand Cense by Spa Cenvaree, which provides core spa services for busy travellers. The company’s Kids’ Club is available at all the family-friendly resorts to ensure that the youngsters and teens have their own leisure zone. Centara also operates three state-of-the-art convention centres in Bangkok, and two in northeastern Thailand, one being located in Udon Thani and the other in Khon Kaen. The latest Centara brand is named COSI Hotels, an affordable lifestyle brand designed for travellers who predominantly make their bookings via the internet and who want comfort and convenience at affordable prices; the brand is under development with the first property due to open in 2016.

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