SALA Phuket MaiKhao Beach Resort

Best For

Those looking for privacy, spectacular views and in the mood to take advantage of a wonderfully indulgent spa

the Low Down

A chic five-star resort featuring a collection of pool villas, suites and luxurious facilities all overlooking the Andaman Sea. Nestled on the secluded shores of Mai Khao Beach, this contemporary resort is just 20 minutes from Phuket International Airport, making it easily accessible. SALA Phuket Mai Khao Beach Resort features two large beachfront swimming pools, a world-class seafront restaurant and bar, a serene SALA Spa and much more, all supported by SALA’s professional and personalised service, creating unsurpassed experiences for every guest. World-class golf courses and the iconic seascape of Phang Nga Bay are also located nearby.

the Peaks Promise

complimentary experience

Each booking receives complimentary yoga classes, kayak & paddle board

the Peaks Purse

60 USD to spend at the resort on whatever you wish!

The Best Room For You

  • Lush accommodation which combines rare historical Sino -Portuguese architecture with luxury and modern facilities.
  • SALA Restaurant offers a unique dining experience with stunning views of the beachfront.
  • Private swimming pools in all villas (except the Deluxe Balcony rooms)
  • Open-air outdoor bathrooms with outdoor showers and/or tubs and private gardens.
  • 3 beachfront swimming pools, a 240sqm fun pool with bubble beds, a 30m long lap pool and a 38sqm kid’s pool
  • Clamber into one of the oversized day beds with an creatively crafted cocktail
  • It’s a spa resort so expect a truly excellent standard when it comes to the infamous thai massage as well as the other fab treatments on offer.
  • Accommodation:
    All the pool villas and suites are some of the most splendid accommodations Phuket resorts have to offer. Upon entering the luxurious Phuket pool villa, guests find themselves in a private gateway. They feature luxurious, air-conditioned bedrooms and huge outdoor bathrooms which face the stunning 22.5-sqm private swimming pool. The pool area features twin sun loungers and lush tropical gardens. The two-bedroom presidential Phuket pool villa suite showcases a common living room with a daybed adjacent to both bedrooms. Additional bedroom features include a 32-inch, flat-screen television, a home entertainment unit, a complete minibar, semi-automatic coffee and espresso facilities and complimentary wireless internet. The beautiful beaches of Phuket are now a few steps away, yours to explore.
  • Location:
    The resort is located on pristine Mai Khao Beach on Phuket’s northwest shoreline; SALA Phuket Mai Khaois just 20 minutes from Phuket International Airport and the famous Blue Canyon Golf Course, and only 25 minutes away from picturesque Phang Nga Bay.
  • Getting there:
    The resort is a mere 20 minute drive from Phuket International Airport.
  • What to pack:
    Your best beach threads, sunblock, sunnies and sundals, even when it rains Phuket is always warm.
  • Restaurants:
    SALA Beach Restaurant – An attractive open-air beachfront / poolside restaurant, featuring fresh seafood and a variety of international dishes, plus a diverse selection of traditional Thai favourites. Dine in the intimate covered dining room, on the romantic poolside terrace, or venture up to the exotic 2nd story ‘Rooftop!’ A beachfront bar and lounge, serving draught and bottled beers (domestic and international), cocktails, and wines from around the world.
  • Spa:
    The SALA Spa Phuket features a contemporary Sino-Portuguese inspired design evoking the sensual harmony of a Chinese water garden. Step into the sanctuary and be surrounded by the calming effects of water. Explore a range of alluring SALA Spa signature rituals or combine modern and ancient techniques to create the perfect treatment to suit your needs. Their treatments exclusively use products by Pevonia Botanica, whose 100% natural plant extracts and pure essential oils are designed to eliminate toxins and invigorate the skin, leaving you feeling refreshed, revitalised and looking radiant.
  • Signature Activities:
    Sala Seeker: Explore the “other” side of Phuket with a tour of the island’s lesser-known attractions and discover deep insights into the local way of life. The four-hour Forgotten Phuket tour starts with a guided kayak ride through the mangrove forest, before heading to a traditional village to learn the art of creating beautiful tie-dye clothing. Following a rubber-tapping demonstration, guests can enjoy a unique long-tail boat ride and try hand-line fishing, just as coastal villagers have done for generations. This special day ends with a sublime seafood lunch overlooking Sarasin Bridge, where Phang Nga Bay meets the Andaman Sea.
    Cooking Class: Never wonder what to do in Phuket when you can spend the day attending our Thai cooking theatre and taking the taste of Thailand home with you. Their in-house Thai chef will demonstrate the cooking techniques and ingredients used to prepare 3 popular Thai dishes. Enjoy a late lunch afterwards and feel free to invite your friend or spouse to join.
    SALA Active: The SALA Active programme at SALA Phuket Mai Khao Beach Resort provides a fun and engaging way to stay fit and healthy during your stay, without having to commit to hours of arduous personal training. There’s a “Workout of the Day” or interval training at the SALA Gym, take a complimentary yoga class, join members of our management team for a run around the lake, or enjoy a rewarding bicycle ride. Their wellness package is a deeply personal journey that will help to transform your well being. A private consultation will help to craft your perfect experience, including activity sessions, spa treatments, raw juice blends and a healthy cuisine. However you like to stay in shape, SALA Phuket has the perfect activity!
    A variety of sea, city, mountain, and jungle activities are available. Tours can be arranged that cater to all guests’ needs from snorkeling & diving to mountain biking or elephant trekking, and shopping and dining.
  • 18.7% taxes are applicable to all rates

There is no kids club on site however babysitting services are available upon request and the hotel has a stash of travel cots.

A lot of rain (rainy season) falls in the month: April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December. The warmest month is March with an average maximum temperature of 34°C (93°F). The coldest month is September with an average maximum temperature of 31°C (76°F). September is the wettest month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain. February is the driest month.

Haf board or full board options are available

Rate includes:

Air conditioning and ceiling fans in all rooms.

King size beds or twin beds plus large daybeds in all room types.

40” Flat Screen LCD Television, with satellite/cable connection

DVD Player and Stereo Sound System with USB port and ipod access. (complimentary movie list is available at reception).

Access to yoga classes, kayak &paddle board, bicycles, gym, stream room, wifi, guest lounge.

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Visa Cost

Single entry tourist visas cost $50. For more information click here.

Top Tip

Don't ride the elephants, do your research and visit one of the reputable sanctuaries instead that take good care of these majestic creatures.

Local Currency

The local currency is the Thai baht,


Phuket is tropical, hot all year round, with a rainy season due to the southwest monsoon, which lasts from May to October, and a dry season from December to March.


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