An oasis of high-end tranquility

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One of Surin’s many high-end hotels, 97-room Twinpalms has gone in its own direction, boasting a minimalist Zen style to refreshingly modern effect.

Travelfish says:

The rooms have been done in cool, neutral colours and are an oasis of tranquility, with over-sized beds, rain showers and private terraces. The palm-lined pool stretches around the main part of the resort, giving ground-floor room guests the chance to leap straight into the pool from their terrace. All rooms have luxury linens and towels, WiFi, LCD TVs with DVD player and powerful air-con. Guests get to choose their own plush touches, including which flowers and ‘aromas’ they want for the room, as well as either a firm or soft mattress. A newer wing of the resort houses 21 ‘residences’, which are more like private condos of one or two bedrooms with a separate lobby entrance. The Penthouse residence has a private lap pool, movie theatre, kitchen, wine cellar, and two master bedrooms. If you have some money left after paying for the room, you can rent your own luxury yacht or a car covered in painted kisses. Other facilities include a spa, a library with Apple computers, DVDs and books, a wine bar, and if you head down to Catch or Bimi beach clubs – both owned by Twinpalms – you’ll get free towels and beach cushions. Though kids are welcome here, it’s far better suited to couples or groups of friends. Some good discounts are offered in low season months.

* The author has previously done PR writing for this hotel so this visit was not done on an anonymous basis.

Contact details for Twinpalms

Address: 106/46 Moo 3, Surin Beach
T: (076) 316 500;  F: (076) 316 599  
Coordinates (for GPS): 98º16'50.34" E, 7º58'38.42" N
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Room rates: 4,000B to 8,000B

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Deluxe double room
For a poolside room add 2,000-3,000 baht per night.
4,500 baht 10,400 baht
Deluxe Suite
Two-bedroom penthouse.
20,000 baht 36,800 baht

Reviewed by

Lana Willocks is a freelance writer from Canada based in Phuket. Her love affair with Thailand began on a university exchange programme in Bangkok, then she returned to Phuket on the auspicious date of 9-9-1999 and never left.

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