Phuket hotels with swim-up bars

Indulge yourself on Thailand’s largest island with top amenities, jaw-dropping pools and stunning views.

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You’ll feel like royalty when you see the choices on offer in Phuket, with some resorts having up to six pools. Some feature a dive centre, others have a private beach and all have views that you will adore.

But of course, the real must-have on a relaxing holiday is a cocktail that you don’t even leave the pool for, so we’ve put together a list of our favourite resorts in Phuket that boast at least one swim-up bar.

The KEE Resort and Spa

1. The KEE Resort and Spa

Walk straight out to the pool when staying on the ground floor, enjoy drinks at the Sky Lounge and savour international tastes at this luxurious hotel.

  • 4 stars
  • Outdoor lagoon-style pool with submerged stools at the swim-up bar and fountains that shoot 15 metres high
  • Spa, sauna and jacuzzi on-site
  • Multiple on-site dining options serving international cuisine
  • Close to local nightlife

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Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa

2. Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa

While your little ones have a ball at kids' club, you can kick back at the swim-up bar for happy hour and have a truly relaxing holiday in the sun.

  • 4 stars
  • 3 pools, including a swim-up bar surrounded by tropical gardens
  • Spa and wellness centre on-site
  • Family-friendly activities including waterslides and child-minding services
  • 5 on-site restaurants serving international and Asian cuisine

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Beyond Resort Karon

3. Beyond Resort Karon

Experience the ultimate getaway at Beyond Resort Karon, an adults-only resort that will have you feeling like royalty.

  • 4 stars
  • Outdoor pool and a restaurant overlooking the beach
  • Direct access to a quiet part of the beach
  • In-house spa and wellness centre
  • 4 restaurants on-site plus cooking classes available

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Kalima Resort and Spa

4. Kalima Resort and Spa

Perfect for a romantic honeymoon or girls' getaway, Kalima Resort and Spa offers 5-star accommodation with breathtaking views and private plunge pools on your villa doorstep.

  • 5 stars
  • Outdoor infinity pool plus the option of a private plunge pool when you book a pool villa
  • On-site spa, fitness centre and kids' club
  • Multiple restaurants and bar options including Thai and European cuisine

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Deevana Plaza Phuket

5. Deevana Plaza Phuket

Whether you're travelling with friends or family, you'll find facilities for all at Deevana Plaza Phuket with easy access to some of Phuket's best beaches.

  • 4 stars
  • Modern pool surrounded by lush gardens with direct access to the Sun Bar
  • Spa, wellness centre, sauna and jacuzzi on-site
  • Rooftop terrace, lounge bar, and cafe are on-site plus more dining options close by
  • Free private parking

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Centara Karon Resort Phuket

6. Centara Karon Resort Phuket

Located in Karon Town, Centara Karon Resort Phuket is surrounded by lush green hills and an ideal base for exploring Phuket, with Karon Beach only minutes away.

  • 4 stars
  • 3 swimming pools featuring waterslides and a kids' pool
  • Outdoor tennis courts, yoga classes, fitness centre and sports activities available
  • On-site restaurant and cooking classes

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Swissotel Resort Phuket Patong Beach

7. Swissotel Resort Phuket Patong Beach

Located in the heart of Patong, the island's entertainment hub, Swissotel Resort Phuket Patong Beach is perfect for leisure and business travellers.

  • 5 stars
  • Outdoor resort pool includes swim-up bar
  • Authentic Thai spa and a fitness centre on-site
  • Family-friendly facilities available including Kids' World
  • Hard Rock Cafe and Hooters are located within the resort

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Grand Mercure Phuket Patong

8. Grand Mercure Phuket Patong

Young travellers, families and friends will all enjoy this resort, which is ideally located to explore Patong's nightlife and is close to the beach.

  • 5 stars
  • Bounce Pool Bar is located between the 3 outdoor lagoon swimming pools, plus there is also a gym with pool
  • On-site restaurants, BBQ facilities and bar options, including a craft beer bar
  • Spa and Thai boxing also available

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Woraburi Phuket Resort and Spa

9. Woraburi Phuket Resort and Spa

Featuring southern Thai architectural design, Woraburi Phuket Resort and Spa is ideally located to explore both Kata and Patong beaches.

  • 4 stars
  • All rooms have a private balcony and views of the centrally located pool and landscaped gardens
  • Kids' pool and child-minding services available
  • On-site bar and restaurant with more options available nearby

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Novotel Phuket Vintage Park Resort

10. Novotel Phuket Vintage Park Resort

With its amazing location, Novotel Phuket Park Resort is the perfect place from which to explore all of the action of Phuket only footsteps away from the relaxing calm of the resort.

  • 4 stars
  • 2000 square metre swimming pool plus only a short walk to the beach
  • Ideal location close to eateries, shopping and nightlife
  • Family-friendly facilities such as a kids' pool and child-minding services
  • Bar and restaurant on-site plus a buffet breakfast served daily

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Centara Kata Resort Phuket

11. Centara Kata Resort Phuket

Enjoy the picturesque location and traditional architecture that this family-friendly resort and spa offers, all close to two of Phuket's best spots.

  • 4 stars
  • 3 pool areas and sundecks, with one pool featuring a slide and a kids' pool
  • On-site spa and wellness centre
  • Restaurant serves Thai and international cuisine, with more options nearby
  • A short drive from Patong and Phuket Town

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Sunwing Bangtao Beach

12. Sunwing Bangtao Beach

This large resort is perfect for all travellers, with six pools, excellent on-site dining and facilities that will suit all ages.

  • 4 stars
  • 6 pools, including a kids' pool and a waterslide
  • Evening entertainment by local and international artists
  • On-site spa, jacuzzi and massage services
  • Rooms include private balcony and kitchenette

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Chalong Beach Hotel and Spa Phuket

13. Chalong Beach Hotel and Spa Phuket

With a prime location right on the beach, Chalong Beach Hotel and Spa Phuket looks out onto the Coral Islands, which are famous for their swimming, snorkelling and diving.

  • 4 stars
  • 2 swimming pool, including a kids' pool
  • Daily shuttles and ferries to the Coral Islands and Patong to experience the island's nightlife
  • Beauty centre and spa on-site

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Rawai Palm Beach Resort

14. Rawai Palm Beach Resort

Located in Rawai, this resort will not disappoint, with top-notch amenities giving you plenty of pool, restaurant and activities options.

  • 4 stars
  • 3 free-form swimming pools, including a plunge pool
  • 3 on-site restaurants
  • Children's playground and fitness centre

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