Centara Karon Resort

Phuket, Thailand

The hotel

The Centara Karon is a modern, light and spacious resort backed by emerald green hills and close to the bars, shops and restaurants of lively Karon. In a great location and with lots of exciting things to do for the whole family this resort is a great choice. For younger members of the family there’s the kids’ club, teenagers also have their very own E-Zone and then there’s the lovely spa for the adults or if you are a family of water babies the swimming pools offer a watery playground alternative to the beach a few minutes' walk away. The resort is comprised of four residential areas - the terraces which are ideal for parties of two adults, are situated in a separate building with nine floors offering views of the ocean and gardens, the lagoon offers spacious rooms ideal for families, the tropical area is ideal for guests seeking a more inclusive experience and then the cabanas, set in a garden position offering a more secluded premium location.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Children's Pool
  • Babysitting service
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Games Room
  • Internet Access
  • Close to Beach
  • Tennis
  • Restaurant

Where is it

A short walk from Karon Beach. Phuket Town is 9.5 miles away although shops, bars and restaurants can be found within walking distance. Transfer time from Phuket Airport: 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Hotel information

335 rooms in four residential areas: The Terraces, The Lagoon, Tropicale, and The Cabanas. All with balcony/terrace, air-conditioning, cable TV with in-house films, telephone, WiFi access*, tea/coffee maker, mini-bar*, safe, hairdryer, iron and board (on request). The Terraces Superior rooms have views over Karon Town and either 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Half Board option: Includes a buffet breakfast at Lotus restaurant (6:30am–10:30am) and à la carte lunch at Azure restaurant (11:00am–5:00pm) or a buffet or à la carte dinner at Lotus restaurant (6:00pm–10:30pm).

Full Board option: Includes a buffet breakfast at Lotus restaurant (6:30am–10:30am), à la carte lunch at Azure restaurant (11:00am–5:00pm) and a buffet or à la carte dinner at Lotus restaurant (6:00pm–10:30pm). 

 

The Terraces Superior Ocean View rooms have either 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Deluxe Honeymoon Spa Suites are situated in The Terraces and have 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

The Lagoon Deluxe has a larger living space and is ideal for families with either 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

The Lagoon Deluxe Family Studio has 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children.

Tropicale Premium Deluxe Rooms have 2 double beds or 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Tropicale Premium Suites 2-Bedroom accommodations have 1 king-size bed and 1 twin room, sleeping either 5 adults, 3 adults and 2 children or 2 adults and 3 children (rollaway bed for 5th person).

Cabana One Bedroom Pool Cabanas are located in private gardens with private plunge pool and have 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Lotus Restaurant (Asian and International cuisine), Azure Restaurant (Italian and casual fare). The Mix lobby bar. 3 pool bars. A pool area of 3000 sq m with 3 swimming pools and 2 kids' pools. Spa Cenvaree* with steam rooms and Jacuzzi. Sports centre with 2 floodlit tennis courts (equipment rental*). Gym. Internet access is complimentary service with limited speed in communal area including Lobby, The Mix Bar, and Internet Lounge Room. E-Zone for teenagers (10-17 years). Camp Safari kids' club* (4-9 years). Babysitting* (on request). Room service*.

5 nights between 28 Dec-5 Jan.

No check out permitted on 30-31 Dec.

* Denotes local charge.

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Jan 21, 2020 759lucindag

All the entertainers were awesome, fantastic Tin Joe May were the best ones there are I lost count of activities at 1000. All the kids have a great time and so did the adults. Thanks a bunch guys u are awesome.
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Jan 21, 2020 adamringo

Tin, Joe and May thanks heaps for being so nice to us and the kids. From Movie Night, Jukebox Bingo to Pool Parties as well, it was amazing. These guys are truly an asset to the resort and it just wouldn’t be the same without them. They were so creative with all the kids games and entertainment activities! They felt like family after 5 minutes.… Read more
Tin, Joe and May thanks heaps for being so nice to us and the kids. From Movie Night, Jukebox Bingo to Pool Parties as well, it was amazing. These guys are truly an asset to the resort and it just wouldn’t be the same without them. They were so creative with all the kids games and entertainment activities! They felt like family after 5 minutes. By far the best , coolest happiest greatest kids club entertainers. Read less
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Jan 20, 2020 paulwhitehead297 Perth, Australia

Average hotel with dated decor. Compared to other Hotels in the same area the service and facilities are very average. Stay was ok but wouldn’t rush to recommend to anyone. Location was good as quite central.
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Jan 18, 2020 hannelievictor Western Cape, South Africa

Phuket was awesome, and staying at Centara Karon Resort made our family vacation truly unforgettable. Friendly staff, and just over-all excellent service. Best destination (and resort) to travel with children, as their activities, and friendly employees made it fun for the kids.
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Jan 18, 2020 926martinea Manchester, United Kingdom

Great hotel, good location. Staff are great with kids. We stayed as a family of 5 in two rooms. Children ages 12,6,4. Couldn’t fault anything about the hotel. Food was nice and reasonable price. Drinks are slightly cheaper outside of hotel. Plenty of bats and restaurants just outside of hotel. We enjoyed it so much that we are returning again in… Read more
Great hotel, good location. Staff are great with kids. We stayed as a family of 5 in two rooms. Children ages 12,6,4. Couldn’t fault anything about the hotel. Food was nice and reasonable price. Drinks are slightly cheaper outside of hotel. Plenty of bats and restaurants just outside of hotel. We enjoyed it so much that we are returning again in May 2020. Thailand is a beautiful country. Read less