The Evason Phuket Resort and Spa is located at Rawai Beach on the south-east coast of Phuket.
This luxury five star resort is set amongst acres of beautifully landscaped tropical gardens, with spectacular views across the Andaman Sea.
Please Note: On the 24th May 2012 the Evason Resort & Spa closed it's doors and is no longer open for business.
The resort has been taken over by the InterContinental and is currently undergoing renovations.
At this stage it looks to reopen in 2019 as the InterContinental Phuket Resort.
For a five star experience you may want to have a look at the Vijitt Resort.
There are other lovely resorts or hotels around Rawai area, to suit all budgets.
The Resort boasts 260 beautifully designed rooms, consisting of guest rooms, suites and pool villas.
There is also a luxury honeymoon villa located on Bon Island.
Most rooms have an open-style bathroom, which creates more space and light.
And all rooms are fitted with a private balcony.
Room amenities at the Evason Resort include air conditioning, bath tub and shower, bathrobes and a hair dryer.
Complimentary bottled water, a mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, DVD/CD player in house movies, satellite TV and an in room safe.
The Evason Resort & Spa has a great range of facilities available including a kids club which provides lots of fun activities for kids.
There are three swimming pools and a pool side bar for each pool, which consists of a family pool with a slide, a garden pool and an infinity pool.
A games room for the teenagers with a multitude of things to do including a pool table, table tennis, computer games and a large TV.
For the energetic visitors there are bicycle tours, tennis courts a fitness center, and a dive shop.
The resort also has a library with internet access and a shuttle bus to Phuket Town or Patong Beach.
The Evason Phuket Resort and Spa has a several places to eat within the luxury resort, with a choice of Asian, Mediterranean, Western and Thai cuisine.
Into the View is the resorts main restaurant, which serves an American and Asian buffet breakfast.
For dinner there is an a la carte menu with international dishes available.
Into Thai is sea view restaurant with Thai specialties from various regions of Thailand.
The restaurant also has a walk-in wine cellar where you can choose your favorite wine.
Into the Beach restaurant and bar has a selection of casual dining, including gourmet pizzas and a variety of tapas.
Into the Sea is a fine-dining restaurant where you can enjoy regional Mediterranean cuisine.
The Evason Resort also a variety of bars and lounges, and a fully stocked wine cellar.
The Evason Phuket Resort and Spa also provides for it’s guests a complimentary hotel shuttle via long tail boat to their private beach at Bon Island, where you will find crystal clear waters ideal for swimming and snorkeling.
Facilities at Bon Island includes a shop, restaurant and bar, change rooms and showers, Spa sala, and beach volley ball.
Water sports facilities on the island include snorkeling, wind surfing, hobie cats and canoes.
Private Day Salas are also available on the island which include private shower rooms, a daybed, mini bar, telephone and sun beds.
The luxury Six Senses Spa is spread over three levels in the resort and provides a rejuvenating and relaxing experience for all.
The spa has a range of healing treatments and packages available including a package just for men.
The Evason Phuket Resort and Spa is ideal for people in need of luxury vacations in Phuket, however this resort is not for those who are on a budget.
There is a Seven Eleven about 500 meters up the road, turn to the left as you leave the resort.
Shop here to stock up on alcohol, snacks, water and milk, etc….
There are plenty of nice affordable places to eat at Rawai Beach and the food is great.