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“Beautiful Place for a Honeymoon - Would Recommend to Anyone”

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Paresa Resort Phuket
Ranked #2 of 36 Hotels in Kamala
Certificate of Excellence
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“Beautiful Place for a Honeymoon - Would Recommend to Anyone”
Reviewed 12 June 2014

My wife and I stayed at Paresa for our honeymoon and had an amazing time. We stayed in villa 307 which is a cliff pool villa. It's the furthest right villa so you have no neighbors to the right. The view from the private pool was nothing short of breathtaking. We did a private cooking class, a private infinity pool dinner, and a long day at the spa. Everything was perfect and romantic and exactly what we were looking for. We would highly recommend Paresa to anyone.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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DawidParesa, General Manager at Paresa Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 1 July 2014
Dear David

Thank you for your great review and we are delighted that we provided exactly what you were looking for on your honeymoon. It was great to meet you and your lovely wife a few times during your stay and all the best for your extended holiday trekking through South East Asia. Let me know if you need more travel tips for Cambodia.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2014

ok so this is a review of just making the reservations for our suite as we havent stayed at the resort yet :) The service has been just fantastic so far that I couldnt help but make a positive review.

Of course I will make another review once we experience Paresa, and I'm sure we will not be disappointed.

We are two families and a baby planning on staying at the Talay suite. As this is the first time we are traveling overseas with our 9 month old baby, of course we have a few questions. Rita, the reservation manager, has been just SO accommodating, patient and very understanding with our questions and circumstances. We cant wait to meet these angels and experience first hand the excellent service.

I am sure we will not be disappointed once we arrive. We are staying for 10 days so will confirm again how our experience went once we come back :)

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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DawidParesa, General Manager at Paresa Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 1 July 2014
Dear Maz2008

Thank you for your kind words and we are delighted that you had a great time with us. We crossed over a few times during your stay and it was evident that the whole extended family were having a great time. We would love you to return to us in the near future and please don't hesitate to let us know if you need any help or recommendations with future travel arrangements to Thailand.
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Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

We stayed in an aqua suite, room 241. We had an amazing ocean view from the private infinity pool! There was no construction noise problems and the room itself was PERFECT!

The breakfast was fantastic and I can be picky! We had the dinner with Chef Luca cooking live on the Friday night. We would definitely recommend booking this when at the hotel. It turned out we had the whole restaurant to ourselves. He cooked us an amazing 6 course dinner right in front of us! A must when you stay there! We definitely hope to be back next year!

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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MirkoParesa, Front Office Manager at Paresa Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 4 June 2014
Thank you for enjoying a great stay at Paresa, you have indeed transmitted a lot of positive energy to all readers as well as The Angels. Recipe by Luca is an experience not to be missed in the rich culinary panorama at Paresa, our Executive Chef Luca Mancini brings his wealth of experience to our purpose build cooking school Recipe to sublime guests with an ad-hoc menu crafted with freshest seasonal ingredients and cooked live before their eyes sharing some of the tricks of the trade. We hope to welcome you back the next year for more pampering and indulging at the Heaven of all Heavens.
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

Just returned from a 4 day trip in Phuket staying at the Paresa. Glad that our choice of accommodation lives up to our expectations. We felt very welcomed at the reception, with subtle thoughtful gestures as such a cup of cool tea and refreshing towel on arrival to perk us up after the nearly 45 min journey from the airport. Our room ( Aqua pool suite) was located high enough to enable us to get a good view of the Andaman ocean yet still near enough to the lobby block such that we can reach it in a few minutes of walking. As the resort was built on cliff to enable each room to have an ocean view, it is understandably that one will need to climb stairs or walk upslope to go to the lobby building for meals etc. thankfully they do provide buggies to shuttle you to and from your room.
The private infinity pool with ocean view is the main reason why we chose Paresa. As mentioned by other reviewers, the experience of being in the pool with your beloved one by your side and watching the tranquil ocean as the sun sets, with the distant sound of the waves splashing against the rocks at the cliff bottom, makes you feel like you are in paradise. :)
The rooms are well equipped with all modern amenities. We like the bathtub overlooking the pool and ocean as well as the outdoor shower area. Service including housekeeping was very good and we are greeted with a smile every time we meet any Angels. ( service staff) . Food at breakfast was good, with a choice of a main course from nearly 20 choices. Juices at bf are all freshly squeezed and an interesting shoot of the day is available ( varies daily through different concoction of fruits) to get you going.
Overall an excellent and unforgettable experience for me and wifey -- feels like honeymoon again despite 14 yrs of marriage. :)

Room Tip: Choose aqua pool suites ending with digit 1 if possible as this will mean you are on the upper unit...
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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MirkoParesa, Front Office Manager at Paresa Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 4 June 2014
Thank you very much for the details and well balanced review, it appears crystal clear that you have both had a wonderful stay and carried home many memories from Paresa. Having the Angels ticked all the right notes during the recent stay we all genuinely hope to see you back in Heaven in the not so distant future, now that you know that the peaceful surroundings, the well appointed and comfortable accommodations and the service provided throughout the resort makes Paresa the perfect address to spend a well deserved break with your loved one.
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Reviewed 18 May 2014

Didnt get the hotel room type that i booked. Lame reason of it being under maintenance (painting job) Good intention for upgrading us to bigger villa. But it just doesnt suit us. Wasted so much time. Didnt have buggie to send us to our villa (lame excuse being the buggies were busy). The villa and rooms are too dark at night. Not so great interior design. NO FRIDGE NO CUPS in room to drink our wine.

Room Tip: only the room with spa is good (i booked but i was given something else)
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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MirkoParesa, Front Office Manager at Paresa Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 4 June 2014
We are happy to read that our goodwill intention to provide a complimentary upgrade faced with a technical inconvenience in the room category originally booked has been well appreciated at your end. We regret reading that the interior design has not encountered your taste and also resent the fact that you have not contacted an Angel to have additional glasses delivered to your Cielo Residence, which comes fully equipped with a full size fridge and separate wine cellar, in addition to a whole array of glassware. The Angels hope you will soon be able to return to the Heaven of all Heavens and experience an unforgettable stay in one of five exclusive Dima Spa Pool Suites.
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Reviewed 16 May 2014 via mobile

I am writing this review as i sit by the infinity pool in heaven. We have been here now for 5 nights and got 5 nights remaining, leaving on 21st May 2014. We are in room 261 which is incredible... i have got a few points i would like to make regarding previous reviews...

The building next to the hotel in no way has any affect on your stay. Our room has a full view of this and we have hardly heard a single noise... the view is amazing with or without building work.

Also people have said that the staff are rude.... the hotel refer to them as angels, of any angels have been rude to anyone maybe the problem lies with the guest. Every single angel has the biggest smile and will always say hello and with you a good day.... staff are amazing which makes this a special place!!!!!

We loved that on check in you get to choose the soap from different scents which was a great idea and we loved our lemongrass and coconut soaps. All the little details the hotel has done are the little things that we appreciate.

BEST BREAKFAST EVER HAD ON A HOLIDAY!!!!

All together we are loving our stay in Paresa hotel and are not looking forward to leaving.

THANK YOU :)

Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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MirkoParesa, Front Office Manager at Paresa Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 17 May 2014
Words cannot begin to describe the sheer excitement of all Angels in reading the above review. We all THANK YOU for enjoying your holiday in Heaven at its best and providing all readers a real first hand feedback while still living the heavenly experience at Paresa. The Angels wish you a pleasant second half of your stay and remain on hand to provide you with all the fine details that set Paresa apart from the competitors on Phuket’s wide hospitality panorama.
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Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights in the Aqua Suite at Paresa. Our experience is more on the negative side as this hotel resort lacks some maintenance.

lets start with the Cons:
Plumbing issues in our room across the two days, it got fixed but it happened again the next day. Water that came out of the taps and shower were brown. Not sure if this is because of the plumbing issue? Cost us 700baht to taxi to and from the resort. The road leading up to the resort needs fixing was quite dangerous.

Pros: Clean room, nice staff, good breakfast spread.

  • Stayed May 2014
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MirkoParesa, Front Office Manager at Paresa Resort Phuket, responded to this review, 17 May 2014
We thank you for the review and for the stay, we value our customer’s feedback as it provides us different perspectives on our resort’s operations. Please accept our apologies for the technical inconveniences experienced during your stay, our maintenance team has indeed spared no efforts to fix the issues as quickly as possible trying to avoid any discomfort to our guests. Paresa is located in one of the most serene locations on Phuket’s west coast to offer its guests peaceful surroundings for a relaxing atmosphere to forget about it all. We are well aware of the conditions of the public road leading to the resort, regrettably such issue is beyond our direct control nonetheless Paresa actively seek the support of the competent authorities to reach a definitive solution to this issue.
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Property: Paresa Resort Phuket
Address: 49 Moo 6, Layi-Nakalay Road, Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand (Formerly Paresa)
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Kathu > Kamala
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Kamala
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kamala
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Kamala
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kamala
#4 Family Hotel in Kamala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££££
Hotel Class:5 star — Paresa Resort Phuket 5*
Number of rooms: 49
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Paresa Resort, "Heaven of all Heavens," is a truly unique hideaway-style luxury resort surrounded by lush tropical forest on Kamala's "Millionaires Mile." The breathtaking location is paired with uninterrupted Andaman sea views, two coveted restaurants serving genuine Mediterranean and authentic Thai cuisine, an award-winning spa and personalized Bespoke Experiences offered by our own adventure guides. ... more   less 
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