Phuket is known for having everything you could want and need under the sun. Here you’ll find white sand beaches, island excursions, shopping, nightlight and restaurants galore. But as with any region in the world, some areas offer activities and amenities that differ from the next.
A popular choice among travelers from around the world, Kata Beach offers shopping, nightlife, various restaurants serving local and international dishes, kid friendly activities, romantic getaways and of course- a white sand beach hugged by the ocean. There are also several resorts that are located right on Kata Beach as well as nearby, all offering great rooms at a great price.
All of the resorts listed below:
- Are on or near Kata Beach
- Offer good value for money
- Score very high in guest reviews
Best 5-star Phuket resorts in and near Kata Beach
- High season starting from: US$353 per night
- Low season starting from: US$224 per night
Set into a rocky section of the beach with views of the Andaman Sea, Mom Tri’s Villa Royale Hotel is a small boutique resort featuring 39 suites in 7 different variations. Rooms are large with even the smallest considered quite big and luxurious. Guests will even find that one of the suites comes with its own private pool. Right next to the resort is a quiet and peaceful beach where guests can relax and enjoy the views.
From the moment you arrive to time to you leave, you’ll find yourself pampered and treated to the best of the best with 5-star service all around. If you’re traveling as a couple, the wine cellar and restaurant both come highly recommended for those seeking a romantic evening in. The hotel is also very family friendly with a babysitting service and more. Convenience can also be found here as the resort’s location is very close to Kata Beach shops and restaurants, allowing for easy day trips. Hotel reviews are quite high, making for quick room bookings.
- High season starting from: US$352 per night
- Low season starting from: US$73 per night
A moderate sized resort with 143 rooms set into 4 different classes, the Avista Phuket Resort & Spa is a great choice for both couples and families as there are activities and amenities found within the resort for both types of travelers. Families will find a Kids Club alongside 2 swimming pools. Couples will find a spa offering a nice selection of massages and treatments, a wine cellar, fitness center and recreation room. The resort also has a library room, meeting room, laundry service, internet cafe and a tour desk providing information about local tours available.
Kata Beach is just a short walk away, roughly 5 minutes by foot, and there is also shopping, golfing, diving, a weekend market and the popular Phi Phi Island nearby. Reviews are extremely strong with past guests raving about the free Wi-Fi provided throughout the resort and rooms as well as the little added details found in each room like the bathrobes and slippers.
- High season starting from: US$313 per night
- Low season starting from: US$182 per night
With only 38 guestrooms to choose from, the Boathouse by Montara Resort is on the small side, making it great for those who are seeking more of a reserved stay. There are 7 different room choices available, with all ranging in size and type of view. Due to the variation in rooms, guests find that the room rates also vary quite a bit, but this doesn’t seem to distract guests at all. In fact, reviews suggest that this resort is at the top of its game with many stating how they love the closeness of the resort to Kata Beach alongside the great food served on-site and the attentive and helpful staff.
An added bonus is the wedding facility on-site, great for those looking to celebrate their big day in paradise. Guests will also find that the resort offers car hires, an elevator, library, cooking classes, a wine cellar and shops. There is also a spa available that offers aromatherapy and beauty treatments in addition to the typical massages expected at a spa.
- High season starting from: US$820 per night
- Low season starting from: US$425 per night
A small resort with only 11 villas in 7 different variations, the Impiana Private Villas are nestled into the hillside overlooking Kata Beach. Considered one of the smallest and most exclusive resorts in all of Phuket, you’re sure to find your ideal romantic vacation right here. Each room, no matter the size, comes with it’s own personal butler, a private infinity pool and a mini bar. If you’re paying for one of the larger and more expensive rooms, you’ll also find that airport pickup and drop off is included in the nightly rate.
Due to the small size of the resort, you won’t find a clubhouse or a multitude of restaurants on-site, but you will find a library, a gym and two small restaurants to choose from. The resort is very close to outside activities such as golfing, shopping, nightlife and different land and sea adventures.
- High season starting from: US$203 per night
- Low season starting from: US$149 per night
Located right on Kata Beach, Katathani Phuket Beach Resort is a large 480 guest room resort that serves as one of the largest resorts in all of Phuket. Each room, even the least expensive, is tailored to please with small details such as bathrobes and slippers for your comfort. Guests will also find that rooms include a private balcony, mini bar, LCD TV, air conditioning and a tea and coffee maker.
As a family friendly resort with lots of kid approved activities including 4 kiddy pools, a mini water slide and the Chang Noi Kid’s Club, families will have the time of the their lives while romantic couples might be left disappointed in the lack of quiet and privacy. However, there is a large spa on-site and lots of in town activities that can be enjoyed.
- High season starting from: US$546 per night
- Low season starting from: US$459 per night
If you’re looking for a resort offering a homely vibe with all of the necessary amenities and more, the Kata Sea View Villas should be exactly what you’re looking for. Here, instead of a hotel room, you’ll find that each villa is a home detailed with a kitchen, dining room, family or living room, 4 bedrooms and a bathroom. Guests will also have their own private swimming pool to enjoy. Though rates are higher than other resorts in the area, you’ll find that you get a lot for your money, especially if traveling with a large family or group.
There are no restaurants or bars within the resort, however guests will be privy to their own private chef for the duration of their stay. There are also lots of restaurants near by, both on and off Kata Beach as well as shopping, golfing, island excursions, spas and more. Guest reviews are quite high with families loving the amount of space included with each villa.
- High season starting from: US$227 per night
- Low season starting from: US$89 per night
Located just a few minutes outside of Kata’s main shopping and entertainment area and close to many beaches, including Kata Beach, the Metadee Resort & Villas is a great choice for those who are looking for a medium sized resort close to daily activities. There’s even a tour desk at the resort to make your visit easier. Nearby activities range from shopping and dining to scuba diving and snorkeling and cover almost everything in between. You’ll also find that the resort has bicycle rentals, perfect for a ride into town.
Inside the resort you’ll find a 24 hour heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, a restaurant and lush gardens that serve as great backdrops for vacation pictures. If traveling with little kids, you’ll find comfort in knowing that they’re having a great time as well with their own kid’s room. Speaking of rooms, your resort rooms includes all the comforts you would expect along with a few added extras including a beach bag, bathrobe, desk and a door bell.
- High season starting from: US$544 per night
- Low season starting from: US$404 per night
With 48 pool villas looking directly out at the Andaman Sea and the sunset, The Shore at Katathani Resort serves as a premier resort that is a popular choice for romantic couples and honeymooners. Each room is packed with amenities and details, making for an easier transition from home to hotel. They even have an infinity pool on the back deck with a beach and sea view. Inside each room is a mini bar, sound entertainment system, flat-screen TV and a coffee and tea maker.
The resort is close to local activities and attractions making for a nice choice between day activities and lounging in your room. Patong Beach is also a short taxi ride to the north, perfect for those who are looking for a bit more excitement. For those who wish to stay at the resort, a swimming pool, golf putting greens, a gift shop, yoga classes and more should keep you nicely entertained. Reviews are very high with many guests returning for second visits. Due to this, you’ll find it best to book early for your room of choice.