Independent Thai brand Twinpalms Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of its latest property, the Twinpalms MontAzure in Phuket. Combining high end luxe with strong eco-credentials, the hotel launches with a strict ‘no single-use plastic’ policy.
Located on the west coast of the Thailand’s largest island, the boutique property, already a member of the esteemed Small Luxury Hotels of the World, features a selection of artfully appointed suites, penthouses and private pool suites ranging in size from the a very comfortable 70sqm up to an expansive 300sqm within the hotel’s primo penthouse accommodations.
Resident manager, Thipwimon Chatchavansilachai said: “For respect for our island location, we will launch with a no single-use plastic policy, meaning alternatives to common plastic items such as straws, packages for bathroom amenities and water bottles will be replaced with materials such as bamboo, ceramic and recycled paper.”
Chatchavansilachai concluded: “We will continuously find better alternatives in our hotel operations for the preservation of the environment.”
Designed by Martin Palleros, following the original Twinpalms concept and style, channelling Phuket’s beautiful landscape, Palleros has allowed the design to “maximise the sea views from most of the Suites and areas within the buildings, whilst also ensuring the preservation of the views of the mountainside from other perspectives”.
Olivier Gibaud, general manager of Twinpalms Hotels & Resorts says, “With 15 years’ experience refining Twinpalms excellent service standard complemented by a luxurious dining and entertainment quality that sets itself apart from other destinations on the island, we are very excited to bring this knowledge to a new hotel”.
Twinpalms MontAzure will launch its beachside restaurant and lounge, ‘Shimmer’ concept. Shimmer restaurant will serve vibrant Asian focused cuisine, bolstered by a great wine list and expertly crafted cocktails.
Resort guests will also be able to make use of the brands other local dining options; HQ Beach Lounge, on Kamala Beach; Catch Beach Club, Catch Junior and Palm Seaside, on Bang Tao Beach and flagship property, Twinpalms Phuket near Surin Beach.