By Paula Parker
The Katathani Phuket Beach Resort is located on the beautiful and secluded Kata Noi Beach on the south west coast of Phuket.
This large beachfront resort is an ideal destination for family vacations on one of Phuket's quieter beaches.
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This 5 star resort is also a very popular spot for romantic getaways and beach weddings in Phuket and the perfect spot for a family vacation in Phuket.
There is a range of room types and suites available at the Katathani Beach Resort.
From beachfront suites in the luxury Thani wing to beautiful garden setting rooms in the Bhuri wing.
All of the rooms at the Katathani Phuket Beach Resort have private balconies.
With either ocean views or views overlooking the pools or the beautiful landscaped gardens.
The deluxe rooms in the Bhuri Wing have views overlooking the garden.
These rooms are set back from the beach and have either a king bed or two queen beds and are suitable for two adults.
The deluxe pool rooms in the Bhuri wing are located near the swimming pool and are perfect for couples.
The grand deluxe rooms in Bhuri wing are bigger and are suitable for two adults and two children under 12.
These rooms and have an extra large king size bed and two trundle beds..
The Bhuri wing of the resort is not set directly on the beach; however you only have to cross a quiet road that is within the resort grounds to get to the beach.
The junior suites in the Thani wing have partial or full ocean views from the large balcony.
Theses rooms have a king sized bed or twin beds and are suitable for up to three adults.
The grand suites in the Thani wing have spectacular ocean views from the balcony.
The suites are fitted with modern amenities, and offer luxury features including a private entry, an oversized bath and rain shower, flat screen TV's in the living area and bedroom and a DVD player .
The Grand suites are fitted out with either king size beds or twin beds and are suitable for three adults.
If you are after more room for your family vacations, there is a two bedroom family suite in the Thani wing.
The family suite comes complete with 2 bathrooms, and a large living and dining area.
The family suite has a king size bed in the main bedroom and twin beds in the second bedroom, suitable for up to four people.
There is also a two storey villa in the Bhuri wing, which is also ideal for family vacations.
The villa has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room, a kitchen and dining area and is suitable for four people.
All rooms are fitted with air conditioning, satellite TV, a mini-Bar, complimentary bottled water, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, bathrobe and slippers, hair dryer, in room safe and internet access - charges apply
The resort has a range of facilities and services for you to enjoy.
With six stunning swimming pools to choose from, three Jacuzzis, two fitness centers, a dive shop, two tennis courts, table tennis, meeting rooms, sauna, a games room and a kids club.
The Katathani also has its own Beach Club, facilities at the beach club include a kid’s pool and waterslide, covered lounge area, a bubbling water spring, Jacuzzi and a bar.
The Beach Club it is located on the beachfront in front of the Bhuri Wing.
During your stay at this beachfront resort, you can unwind with a relaxing massage at the Tew Son Spa.
Treatments at the spa include massages, facials, body and beauty treatments.
There is a wonderful selection of restaurants, with all 6 restaurants offering a great range of high quality food.
These restaurants include Chom Talay Restaurant where you can enjoy either Western or Thai cuisine.
If you are looking for delicious Italian food try La Scala Restaurant .
The Chanadda Restaurant has a selection of Royal Thai cuisine and for those guests looking for fresh seafood head to Fisherman’s Wharf located on the beach in front of the resort. If your feeling like pizza or pasta head to Seaside restaurant or enjoy a tasty breakfast or lunch at Seacret, which is located just steps away from the beach.
Not only is there six restaurants, there is a good range of bars for you to sit back and relax.
The Mango Bar and Coconut Bar are both pool bars and are ideally located overlooking Kata Noi beach.
Happy hour at the pool bars is from 5.30pm to 7.00pm daily.
The resort provides a shuttle bus into Patong or Phuket Town for around 150 Baht per person.
The beach chairs in the gardens and around the pools in the resort are free for guests to use.
On the beach you will have to rent beach mats from the beach vendors.
There are plenty of great restaurants within walking distance outside the resort grounds, offering a range of delicious food at cheaper prices.
Kata Beach is within walking distance from the Katathani, but the walk is all up hill.
For those who don’t want to walk, tuk tuks and taxis are available and will charge around 150 baht each way to Kata, 250 baht to Karon and 500 baht to Patong Beach.
The Katathani is excellent for families with older children and very good for families travelling with younger kids, read resort reviews that have been written by other guests.
And see what other travelers thought of their family vacation at the Katathani on TripAdvisor.
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