An Escape to Paradise at The Slate, Phuket

An hour’s wait at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, be in the air in under two hours, clear airport customs in 30 minutes and travellers can reach Phuket in over one and a half hours. One of the top destinations to go for a quick weekend getaway, there are more than seven direct flights going to Phuket daily from Kuala Lumpur. Just a five-minute drive from the island’s recently remodeled airport, The Slate is the perfect choice for a hassle-free trip that is a world away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

The Slate was originally designed by internationally-acclaimed architect Bill Bensley. The hotel is firmly rooted in Phuket’s past where the design and unique experiences reflect and honour the island’s history, customs, heritage and cuisine. Guests who stay at The Slate can fully immerse and experience all local elements and offerings – be it within the confines of the property or visit the sights around.

For an afternoon of rejuvenation, a visit to The Slate’s Coqoon spa is a must.

Set in a tropical garden with eight double private treatment rooms, the destination spa is home to a series of relaxing and rejuvenating experiences. Go through a bespoke spa programme that incorporates traditional Thai healing and holistic wellness.Guests can complete their wellness experience by attending a yoga session by Khun Mam, the latest addition as The Slate’s yoga specialist, featuring Ashtanga yoga – where breath and alignment principles are used to promote relaxation and healing, as well as weight loss yoga, aimed at cleansing, balancing, and rejuvenating the inner organs and optimising their functions. For those looking to keep fit during their stay, The Slate offers a wide variety of classes for every energy level, including tennis, kickboxing, Muay Thai, and Pilates – fitness on the hour at every hour.

With distinct dining concepts at The Slate, guests can encounter a different dining experience at every lunch and dinner during their weekend stay. They can look forward to a range of mouth-watering journeys from savouring the true tastes of Phuket at Black Ginger to exquisite cuts at alfresco Tin Mine. For rare whiskies and craft cocktails, guests can unwind at Tongkah Tin Syndicate while exploring the collectibles from the Na-Ranong family mines.

Just across the road from the tranquil shores of Nai Yang Beach, The Slate offers endless activities on land and at sea for those looking to stretch their legs for some adventure. Apart from kayaking and paddle boarding, guests can spend the day out on the water. For an experience to interact with the abundant marine wildlife inhabiting the Andaman Sea, diving, snorkelling and yachting are options to choose from. Alternatively, for those interested in immersing into the local culture, the hotel offers day trips to either journey through nine spectacular temples or an exploration of the Naka weekend market.

With a mix of relaxation, gourmet experiences, and adventure all catered for, this makes The Slate the perfect getaway destination for the traveller who needs a fast option to escape from bustling Kuala Lumpur.

The Slate is currently offering an Eid of Happiness package where guests can enjoy 20% discounts on food & beverage at The Slate and spa treatments at Coqoon. There will be a guaranteed late check-out till 3pm and the package will also include a one-time dinner for two at Black Ginger, daily breakfast, airport transfers and a one-time round-trip shuttle bus to Patong Beach. This is valid for stays from now until 31st October 2017.

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