If you are a regular walker along the unspoilt coastline of Khao Lak you may be surprised to see a striking complex of buildings on the beach front. The just-completed Casa de la Flora Hotelin Khao Lak comprises of 36 contemporary grey cube modern villas, tiered back from the coastline and set in lush vegetation. The Casa de la Flora is sophisticated resort offering villas with private pools, lush gardens, terraces, and wonderful sea views.
The Casa de la Flora 24-hour host service have a single goal, to ensure that all of your needs are met around-the-clock. There is even an on-site ‘Dream Maker’ who gets to know each guest individually to help to fulfill all your wishes, from a romantic dinner on the beach to helping guests surprise their partners on a special day.
The Casa de la Flora Hotel employs a range of eco-friendly initiatives, including chemical free pools, water recycling and use of recycled paper and aluminum furniture. This, combined with the range of facilities which includes a library, restaurant, shop, bar and spa, makes the Casa de la Flora Hotel a stand-out addition to the Thai hospitality scene.
The Rooms at the Casa de la Flora Hotel
The hotels 36 spacious villas come in eight categories and are designed to allow guests to experience the environment from inside out, with large glass facades that widen the perspective when looking out to sea. Created by Bangkok-based VaSLab, the spaces are designed using concrete and natural materials such as teak wood, resulting in stylish spaces ideal for rest and seclusion.
Situated just a few steps from the beach are the 10 Beachfront Villas, each of these with a private outdoor area with infinity pool, decking area and small garden, and uninterrupted views of the ocean. For those looking for a larger space the 11 Duplex Grand Pool Villas and eight Duplex Pool Suites, set further back from the shoreline with two floors, again all with private pools on the ground floor. Set among lush vegetation are five Studio Pool Villas that offer a secluded retreat with wooden balconies surrounded by greenery. At the back of the property lies the Casa Pool Suite and the stunning Presidential Suite. Both of which offer stunning ocean views thanks to their elevated position at the top of the property.
The Casa Pool Suite has an outdoor pool on the veranda, while the 130-square-meter (1400 square feet) Presidential Suite, which is scheduled to open in June, offers a one of a kind experience, with a large outdoor pool with sea views, one large bedroom and contemporary artwork throughout.
To complete the experience at the Casa de la Flora hotel
A chic grey modernist building with a front of cascading water is the stunning point of arrival. A large open lobby area provides an airy and relaxing space for guests to sink into holiday mood and meet their friendly hosts. Once in their private villas, guests may never want to leave. As well as having their own private swimming pool and decking area, there is a range of amenities, including an in-room entertainment system from Apple, Wi-Fi Internet access, and an i-Pod docking station. For dining, the La Aranya restaurant, just a few steps from the beach, lures guests with veritable feasts of Thai and international cuisine. There is also a large infinity pool at the center of the resort with a bar serving smoothies, snacks and tropical cocktails. For some pampering, the spa, with four rooms and wide variety of spa treatments, is certain to leave guests with a holiday glow.
Location and Rates
The Hotel is located directly on the beautiful beach of Khao Lak and close to the Khao Lak National Park. The Casa de La Flora hotel is a one-hour drive by car from Phuket International Airport. Rates from GBP 228, excluding VAT and including breakfast and minibar with daily refills.