Marriott has announced the launch of Four Points by Sheraton Phuket Patong Beach Resort in Thailand.

Located 45 minutes from Phuket International Airport, the property is in close proximity to popular tourist attractions including the serene beaches, picturesque islands, forests, water parks, retail outlets and golf courses. Temples, local markets and Phuket’s Old Town are just a short distance away.

Four Points Phuket Patong Beach Resort features 600 spacious guest rooms and suites, including pool access rooms with private terraces. Each room adorns a combination of vintage and contemporary décor, and is replete with world-class amenities.

The Family Suite comes with dedicated kids room including boat beds and children amenities. The Ocean View suites offer stunning vistas of Patong Beach and the Andaman Sea.

The hotel houses five stylish dining venues — Chao Leh Kitchen serving local cuisine along with pan-Asian and Western classics; Sears & Co. offering a casual dining experience with indoor and alfresco seating and the Deck Beach Club Patong for light bites and signature cocktails. Guests will get to try Phuket’s best brews, as part of Four Points’ signature craft beer programme that offers local craft beer on tap.

In addition, there is Lobby Bar to unwind at any time of day and the the Pool Bar to relax.

Recreational amenities comprise fitness centre, cozy cabana, three swimming pools including a saltwater lagoon pool. For the young guests, there is the Little Sea Gypsies Kid’s Club, where activities range from cooking classes to face painting, kids’ boot camps and more.

The resort is well-equipped to host large and small gatherings with 1,200 sqm of flexible function space including two ballrooms and over 1,000 sqm of outdoor events space, The Akara Grand Ballroom, foyer and pre-function area can cater up to 500 people for large-scale conventions and gala dinners, while the Kathu Junior Ballroom is ideal for 170 delegates.

Weddings can be hosted either in the ballrooms or outdoors on the Garden Terrace.

Rajeev Menon, president, Asia Pacific (excluding China), Marriott International said:

“We are excited to see the opening of the Four Points by Sheraton brand in a resort destination with the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Phuket Patong Beach Resort,”

“The brand’s genuine hospitality experience and the hotel’s location in the heart of Phuket will raise the bar for hospitality in this enduringly popular destination. With 14 different brands now present in Thailand, the debut of Four Points by Sheraton Phuket Patong Beach Resort further compliments Marriott International’s commitment to growth in the region and underscores the confidence we have in the travel industry.”