Guests are greeted at Dream with the hotel’s signature mocktail and flowers upon arrival, one of the many things that people like about vacationing in Thailand is the warmth of its infallible Thai hospitality and Dream Phuket Hotel & Spa certainly doesn’t disappoint.
The hotel has 174 well-appointed rooms, suites and Villas, each with floor-to-ceiling windows and spectacular views of the beautiful hotel pool, private garden and pool or the lush surrounding green hills with a freestanding bathtubs and frosted glass-wrapped rain forest shower.The generously proportioned rooms have all the amenities & creature comforts one could ask for; a king sized bed covered in fine Egyptian cotton deluxe pillows and a decent 42-inch plasma television, full-size mini bar, etc.Other rooms at Dream Phuket Hotel & Spa include the Executive Garden Pool Suite, Grand Deluxe Pool Suite, Pool Suite, Sky Suite, Sky Pool Suite, and a luxurious Executive Pool Villa.
A sprawling swimming pool, with a swim-up pool bar, runs through the property connecting the different blocks. No matter how inviting the pool (and the swim-up pool bar) is, the main attraction here is the hotel’s signature restaurant, Trilogy. It features a Michelin Star-inspired menus of modern Thai, classic Tuscan and contemporary European cuisine designed by three accomplished chefs, and prepared in a beautiful theatre style kitchen.
Another dining venue, is the VU Rooftop Pool Bar, hidden away from the main hustle of the hotel, serves up sizzling barbecues and International fares alongside specialty cocktails and refreshing beverages incorporating Thai flavors like lemongrass, tamarind and chili.
Dream Phuket also has a dedicated Spa offering a 350 square-meter haven of wellness for the body, mind and spirit. . The Sanctuary Spa offers a wide selection of pampering treatments and beautifying regimes including massages, facials, wraps, waxes, manicures, pedicures, hair styling in its five modern treatment rooms. For energy boost and nourishment of the body’s core essence, the signature Five Element spa journeys balance the internal elements of wood, fire, earth, water and metal. Sanctuary Spa uses specially imported Ling New York products carefully formulated without known irritants such as mineral oils, lanolin and artificial fragrances.
The other hidden gem within the Dream Phuket Hotel and Spa is ‘Indulge’, a decadent leather swathed cigar lounge that exudes a mix of allure, intrigue and sensuality. The shelves behind the bar features a star-studded cast of more than 200 fine wines, single malts, Cuban cigars, and Asian and Mediterranean Tapas.
This article originally appeared in the ‘Luxury Insider’ on 8th August 2016 and written by Prem Neshvin.