BANGKOK, Thailand – Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket and Centara Karon Resort Phuket have been announced respectively top 2 and top 3 family resorts in Thailand, voted by the readers of family magazine Holidays with Kids in Australia.
“We are very proud to have one four and one five star property recognized in this highly sought-after award. The two resorts, both located in Phuket, impress with the most unique facilities targeted to the family market.” said Darren Shaw, Area General Manager of Centara Grand Phuket Beach Resort Phuket and Centara Villas Phuket.
Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket is the only five-star resort with direct access to Karon Beach and offers utmost comfort to families with spacious family rooms, including double bedding and interconnecting rooms and a range of family facilities including an extensive waterpark with four swimming pools, lazy river and waterslides as well as a kids’ club and daily activity programme and babysitting services on request.
Centara Karon Resort Phuket blends four residential zones in a quiet area in the heart of Karon, only a 10 minute drive from Patong, and is surrounded by lush green gardens spanning over 14 acres, whilst at the same time having all the benefits of shops, restaurants and markets of Karon on your doorstep. The four star resort’s family-oriented rooms are spacious and 2 wings accommodate up to four people in each room. Three children’s pools, a brand new e-zone as well as a kids club, and daily activities for kids are only some of the selling points that attract thousands of families every year.
Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, with 48 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the Kingdom. A further 26 resorts in Maldives, Vietnam, 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 7 branches of the value brand Cense by Spa Cenvaree, which provides core spa services for busy travelers. 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 centers 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 travelers 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.
Centara is a member of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) .