Barcelo Coconut Island

Phuket, Thailand

Virgin rating

The hotel

Unspoilt and with bags of charm, you’ll think you’ve arrived in paradise with Coconut Island’s lush jungle interior, palm-fringed beaches and views across the calm waters of beautiful Phang Nga Bay. Enjoy the All Inclusive package and indulge in Thai and Asian cuisine and beach snacks or try your hand at the resorts water sports including kayaking, paddle boarding and sailing. The island’s laid-back atmosphere runs throughout the resort from the cascading pools to the beach front bar and with a choice of suites or villas with private pools there is something for everyone at the Barcelo Coconut Island. There’s plenty to keep you busy too, including snorkelling amongst the colourful and pristine reefs on nearby Koh Khai. The Village Spa is extremely popular, combining elements of traditional Thai healing rituals with the luxurious facilities of a modern spa. In addition to indulgent treatments, it boasts a Turkish Hammam Steam Room, a stunning hydrotherapy pool and a Scandinavian sauna, so don’t miss out.

Amenities

  • Bicycle Rental
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Tennis
  • Yoga
  • Babysitting service
  • Kids Club
  • Bar
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access

Where is it

A short boat ride from Phuket's east coast, in sheltered waters overlooking Phang Nga Bay. Phuket Town is 30 minutes away by road and boat. Transfer time from Phuket Airport: 50 minutes.

Hotel information

116 suites, as well as the highly recommended 120 villas with private pools. All with air-conditioning, patio/balcony, complimentary WiFi access, fully equipped kitchens or kitchenettes, flat-screen satellite TV, bath robes and slippers, safe, and bathroom amenities. Deluxe Suites are located in the quiet gardens towards the back of the resort, a short distance away from the main reception area, with 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 3 people.

All Inclusive package includes (11:00am–11:00pm daily):

- International breakfast buffet, à la carte lunch and dinner at the Kabang or the Kucina restaurant

- Discount on food and beverage at Koko Restaurant

- Afternoon snacks

- Soft drinks and local alcoholic drinks

- Selected non-motorised water sports including kayaking, plus use of tennis courts and mountain bikes

- Unlimited round trip transfers to neighbouring Koh Rang Yai Island

Half Board option: includes International breakfast buffet, lunch or dinner at Kabang and Kucina Restaurant (excluding drinks).

Full Board option: includes International breakfast buffet, lunch and dinner at Kabang and Kucina Restaurant (excluding drinks).

Outdoor Jacuzzi Suites are close to the Deluxe Suites with an open plan interior and outdoor decked terrace with jacuzzi, sleeping maximum 3 people.

All villas have a spacious open plan living area and and kitchen, a private terrace overlooking the gardens with private pool, and master bedroom with either 1 king-size bed or twin beds. 1-Bedroom Garden View Pool Villas are in the centre of the resort on the hill, sleeping maximum 3 people. 1-Bedroom Sea View Pool Villas are similar and are in the same location but have high views across Phang Nga Bay.

KOKO (serving traditional Japanese cuisine and Asian fusion dishes, with ocean views). Kabang Restaurant and Bar (beachfront restaurant and bar, serving a variety of Thai and Asian cuisine, with regular themed buffet nights). Kucina Restaurant (Italian restaurant with buffet and a la carte options, wood burning pizza oven and regular themed nights). 

Cascading infinity swimming pools with water slides and kids pool. Fitness centre. Fitness classes* including Thai boxing and Muay Thai. Mountain biking*. Non-motorised water sports* including kayaking, snorkelling, sailing and stand up paddle boarding. Banana boat rides*. Thai cooking courses*. Spa* with treatment rooms and hydrotherapy pool. Yoga classes. Water aerobics. Tennis*. Table tennis. Pool table. Kids club.

24-hour complimentary water taxi service. Complimentary WiFi access. Room service*. Concierge. Laundry service*.

4 nights between 20 Dec-10 Jan.

*Denotes local charge.

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Good but needs updating and improved service

Apr 17, 2024 Holly P

We are a family of 5 with kids aged 11, 9 and 5. We had 10 days at coconut island which was too long but overall a good experience. The food was outstanding and the pools and slide. Our room, however, was tired and they tried to charge us over £10 a night for another bed so that we would have a bed each. At the restaurants it was nearly always… Read more
We are a family of 5 with kids aged 11, 9 and 5. We had 10 days at coconut island which was too long but overall a good experience. The food was outstanding and the pools and slide. Our room, however, was tired and they tried to charge us over £10 a night for another bed so that we would have a bed each. At the restaurants it was nearly always necessary to find someone to order with rather than being approached. It was great that free water sports were available but the free trip to the adjacent island is a disappointment and included a tethered monkey which we have reported. The trips to phi phi etc from the hotel are also much more expensive than if you book locally Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Island Escape at Barcelo Coconut Island (with a Shoutout to Milan!)

Apr 16, 2024 Thenittaya Phuket, Thailand

Location: Perfect! Tucked away on a secluded island just off Phuket's east coast, Barcelo Coconut Island offers stunning beachfront access and tranquility. A short ferry ride whisks you away from the mainland bustle, making it a true escape. While the resort itself has everything you need, venturing to Phuket's mainland for restaurants and shops… Read more
Location: Perfect! Tucked away on a secluded island just off Phuket's east coast, Barcelo Coconut Island offers stunning beachfront access and tranquility. A short ferry ride whisks you away from the mainland bustle, making it a true escape. While the resort itself has everything you need, venturing to Phuket's mainland for restaurants and shops requires planning the ferry schedule. The Room: A special shoutout to the amazing ocean views! We spent countless hours relaxing on the private swimming pool , mesmerized by the turquoise waters. Service: The staff at Barcelo Coconut Island were all fantastic, but Milan truly went above and beyond. His friendly and helpful demeanor made our stay even more enjoyable. We would definitely stay here again! Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Towels and Toilet paper... please sir, may I have some more?

Apr 16, 2024 Dr Christopher L

The service in the dinning establishments is great. The staff are very welcoming. However... if you are concerned with cleanliness of one's villa, as we are, then this is not the place for you. Every day our towels were removed and NOT replaced. But wait, there's more... We asked four times, twice using the hotel app, and twice over the phone for… Read more
The service in the dinning establishments is great. The staff are very welcoming. However... if you are concerned with cleanliness of one's villa, as we are, then this is not the place for you. Every day our towels were removed and NOT replaced. But wait, there's more... We asked four times, twice using the hotel app, and twice over the phone for toilet paper. It took over 6 hours to get an extra roll. One should not have to beg for toilet paper and towels daily. By the end of our stay, we were hiding the towels so one wouldn't have to chase more down and stealing toilet paper from the communal toilets... Also, Phuket is very hot and not one of the dinning establishments is air-conditioned... so one is eating hot curry in a very hot environment. Also, the drinks are a joke. Seriously watered down. The only saving grace was that one can partake in takeaway, meaning we could squirrel it away to consume in the comfort of our AC villa. We will never return... Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating A very special place

Apr 14, 2024 Chris H

We have just returned from two weeks on Coconut Island having had a fantastic all inclusive holiday. Lots of typical Thai charm mixed with luxury makes it an amazing location. Breakfast directly on the beach and then two fantastic restaurants to choose from for lunch and dinner - with a perfect mix of menu options and buffets throughout the week.… Read more
We have just returned from two weeks on Coconut Island having had a fantastic all inclusive holiday. Lots of typical Thai charm mixed with luxury makes it an amazing location. Breakfast directly on the beach and then two fantastic restaurants to choose from for lunch and dinner - with a perfect mix of menu options and buffets throughout the week. Cocktails, beers and soft drinks are plentiful, the pools are lovely and warm and perfect places to relax in a tropical island environment. Lots of the fantastic staff looked after us wonderfully - from the lovely Nurreyah, Joy and Mau… through to glorious Minny and U-nut (the latter two we didn’t get a chance to say goodbye to, but you all really made our holiday one to remember and are all a credit to the resort). The only small critique is that the new LAKU beach club is great and adds an extra Mediterranean/Ibiza like vibe to the beachfront… but as it’s such a centre point of the resort, it could be incorporated more into the all inclusive offering. Overall Barcelo Coconut Island gets a HUGE recommend from us. Thank you to everyone from us at Villa 27! Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Just great

Apr 8, 2024 S1861YEliliang Hong Kong, China

We had a wonderful time. The hotel is beautiful, the food is great, the facilities are amazing, and all the staff is friendly and warm. I will definitely be back soon. It is the perfect place to spend some quiet and peaceful time. The weather was great, guess that helped too.