CENTARA Hotels & Resorts has taken over the management of the West Sands Phuket and rebranded it as Centara Grand West Sands Resort & Villas Phuket.
The five-star property located on Mai Khao Beach is set on 47 acres (19 hectares) of land, bordering 500 metres of beach frontage.
The resort features a waterpark with 12 waterslides and a 335-metre lazy river, several F&B outlets including a beachside barbecue and a Thai restaurant, a Spa Cenvaree, a fitness centre, tennis courts, and a kids’ club.
The present accommodation totals 316 rooms built under the first phase, consisting of 115 deluxe rooms, 97 one-bedroom suites, 36 one-bedroom grand suites, 18 two-bedroom grand suites, 12 three-bedroom penthouses and 38 beach and pool villas.
A second phase is to be completed in October next year, and a third phase in October 2013, which will take the total number of keys to 784.