Starwood to open Sheraton Phuket Kalim Beach Resort in 2018

Above: One of Sheraton's existing properties in Thailand, the Sheraton Krabi Beach Resort 

Starwood Hotels and Resorts has announced the 2018 opening of the Sheraton Phuket Kalim Beach Resort. The 230-room hotel will include a mix of guest rooms and villas, and feature 320sq m of meeting and events space. 

The hotel, which will be located on a 4.3 hectares site on Phuket’s western coast, will also feature a Shine Spa for Sheraton, two saltwater swimming pools, a fitness centre and three dining venues. 

Rajit Sukumaran, vice president of acquisitions and development, Asia Pacific, said: "We are thrilled to bring the Sheraton brand to the beautiful island of Phuket.”

Starwood already operates 22 properties across Thailand, under eight of its nine brands.