Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa wins 2 awards at 2018 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for hotels

PHUKET,THAILAND – 23 JAN 2018 – Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa today announced it has been recognized as a winner in the Top 25 Hotels — Thailand and Top 10 Value for Money Hotels — Thailand categories of the 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® awards for Hotels, ranking twelfth out of 25 and fifth out of 10. Travelers’ Choice award winners were determined based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travelers worldwide. In the 16th year of the awards, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top 8,095 properties in 94 countries and 8 regions worldwide.

This year, the awards celebrate hotel winners in 10 categories, including Top Hotels Overall, Luxury, Bargain, Small, Best Service, B&Bs and Inns, Romance, Family, All-Inclusive, and Value for Money. The hallmarks of Travelers’ Choice hotels winners are remarkable service, value, and quality.

“To say that we are excited to be winning this award would be an understatement. It takes a team full of dedicated ambassadors going above and beyond to provide truly memorable experiences. I couldn’t be more proud of the team for making our resort win this prestigious award and I look forward to continue our journey to elevating our service levels.” said Sander Looijen, General Manager of the Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa.

“This year’s Travelers’ Choice awards for Hotels recognize thousands of exceptional accommodations that received the highest marks for overall experience, including service, amenities, and value, from travelers worldwide,” said Brooke Ferencsik, senior director of communications. “The global TripAdvisor community informed this list of winners that will inspire and help travelers find the hotel that’s right for them, as they plan and book their next amazing trip.”

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Renaissance Phuket dares travellers to redefine the traditional “Business Brag”

Cast ‘R’ Way: Experience a cruising adventure to a hidden gem in Phuket.

Dedicated to Making Business Travel Business Unusual, Renaissance Hotels Will Host 160 Events in 35 Countries That Spotlight Local & Unusual Businesses in Celebration of its Sixth Annual Global Day of Discovery.

WHO: Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa in collaboration with Andaman Passion

WHAT: Renaissance Hotels, the global lifestyle brand known for bringing its “Business Unusual” mantra to today’s travelers, will host its sixth annual Global Day of Discovery on May 17 at 160 hotels around the world. Created to encourage business travelers to experience “5 to 9” with as much vigor as they approach their “9 to 5,” Global Day of Discovery will host unexpected hotel events and neighborhood experiences that bring an unusual taste of the local scene to life in more than 35 countries around the world.

Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa will celebrate Global Day of Discovery with a half day boat tour featuring cocktails and live music from local band.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (3 pm)

WHERE: Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa 555, Moo 3, Mai Khao, Talang Phuket, 83110 Tel. +66-76-363-999

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CONTACT: Peachanan Juanpanich E: M: +66918755675

Songkran Festival at Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa

Phuket – April 10, 2017: Songkran Festival is just around the corner. Come and celebrate with us on April 13th by joining in Long Drum parade, the most exciting way to welcome the New Year starting at 12 pm from The Lounge through beachfront. In evening, enjoy a sumptuous Thai Buffet Dinner while having fun with live entertainment and live music at beach lawn from 6:30 – 10:00 pm. Price is at THB 1950 ++ per person.

Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa provides visitors with a luxurious island ambience for a relaxing reprieve whether traveling for business or leisure. While secluded from the hustle and bustle of daily life, the resort is conveniently located just a short drive from Phuket International Airport. Designed with comfort in mind, all of our pampering guest rooms and villas in Phuket feature chic décor, plush linens, high-tech amenities and 24-hour room service. Travelers may also choose accommodations with breathtaking beach views and private plunge pools.

For more information or making reservation, please contact +66 76 363 999 or email

Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa goes dark to shine a light on climate action

PHUKET, March 27, 2017 – Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa went dark to shine a light on climate action with Earth Hour 2017. The hotel joined millions around the world in turning off lights for one hour on March 25 at 8.30 pm. local time to illuminate a powerful message about environmental awareness and action. The annual global environmental awareness event was created and instituted by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in 2007 to emphasize the threat of climate change.

Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa took part by dimming and turning off non-essential interior lighting, using candlelight for all tables in restaurants and inviting the guests to light the candles at daybed area.

Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa also entertained the guests during the Earth Hour with acoustic live band and served pass around green drink as complimentary at Sand Box restaurant from 8.30 – 9.90 pm. By demonstrating these efforts on social media, Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa will be participating in Marriott International’s drive to raise funds for WWF, where US $1 will be donated for each Marriott property that tweets their Earth Hour activities.

“It’s a privilege for us to support such a powerful movement with such a simple gesture,” said Denise Naguib, Vice President of Sustainability and Supplier Diversity, “Earth Hour reflects a philosophy we try to practice year-round that we all must do our part and together we can make a big difference. Climate change affects everyone and it also has an impact on the continued success of our business.”

Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa is located at 555 Moo 3, Mai Khao Beach, Talang, Phuket 83110.
Online:, @renphuket

Bloody Mary Beef Pattie at Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa


Bloody Mary Beef Pattie Ingredients:

  • 400g Angus beef (Minced)
  • 20mls tobacco
  • 20mls worst shire sauce
  • 50g celery (Finely chopped)
  • 50g onion (Finely chopped)
  • 20mls vodka
  • 50g Sundried tomatoes (Finely sliced)
  • 1 egg
  • 150g bread crumbs
  • 10g Cracked pepper for later


1. Place all ingredient into medium bowl and combined together to make the Pattie (note do not add pepper)
2. Once mixed together, divide mix into 150-200g portions and roll into patties
3. Grill patties on a hot plate and sprinkle with cracked pepper and continue cooking equally on both sides 8-10 minutes  
4. Ready to serve

IMG_2643Special notes
Serve this with favorite sesame seed bun and filling such as lettuce, bacon, tomato chutney and mayonnaise

Billy Costoglou - Executive Chef
Billy Costoglou – Executive Chef
Bee My Valentine’s drink at Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa


Book your seat, meet R Mixologist with ‘Bee My Valentine’s drink, the new passionately, created valentine’s mocktail featuring homemade rose essence! 

Available at Loca Vore only this Sunday night! 

Call 076 363999 for more details. 


Bee My Valentine Ingredient:

  • Muddle 5 wedges of kafir lime
  • 10 ml of honey
  • 5 ml grenadine
  • 30 ml of homemade rose essence
  • 20 ml of lime juice

Fill up with crushed ice, stir.
Add one rose petal and one kafir lime
Wedge for garnish

Philip Augustin - Beverage Manager
Philip Augustin – Beverage Manager
Renaissance Phuket unveils new dining initiatives

Renaissance Phuket unveils new dining initiativesOn Friday 21st November 2014, Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa held an event entitled “Discover the New R-Dining” which saw the official unveiling of three new dining initiatives by the resort, the re-launch of Takieng Restaurant, their new R Beach Club, and the Loca Vore’s Kid Campaign.

Re-launching Takieng Restaurant

Renaissance Phuket unveils new dining initiativesThe re-launching of the resort’s signature Thai restaurant Takieng restaurant saw the introduction of Takieng’s new Thai Chef, Chef Apisorn Renusak who hails from Bangkok, the new restaurant set-up including the terrace with Thai seats for a relaxing Thai-style atmosphere, the air-conditioned restaurant’s new improved layout with Thai lanterns, and the balcony which overlooks the beach, grass lawn, and pool, with an ocean breeze & sunset.

Activities at the re-launch included 4 live cooking stations which featured new menu items, live Thai flute & Thai background music, a speech from resort GM Goetz Bauer and Thai wines from Siam Winery.

Renaissance Phuket unveils new dining initiatives

Launching R Beach Club

Renaissance Phuket unveils new dining initiativesThe new ‘R Beach Club’, the only one on Mai Khao Beach, is a new hip and cool place to chill or party after dinner at the sand area by the beach lawn. Targeting guests aged between 28-40 years old, R Beach Club’s setting on the Sand area adjacent to Sand Box restaurant features sun loungers and bean bags and a relaxing, yet hip and cool atmosphere where guest can chill-out after dinner with music provided by their resident DJ X. Sand Box is seen as the place for dinner and then guests can carry on to R Beach Club which is seen to be the ‘happening’ place after dinner.

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Loca Vore’s Kid Campaign
As part of the Marriott Rewards pilot project ‘Kids Get More’ campaign, Renaissance Phuket resort & Spa gas been selected as the pilot resort to offer a new kid’s menu separating the younger and older kids between 2-13 years old featuring different items that will accommodate their dining experience.

Al the kids have to do is fill out the sign-up form to receive mini benefits including

• 3 scoops of ice cream at any of their restaurants
• Special free activity at their Kid’s World
• “Kid Eats Free” daily one item from ‘kids menu’ when parent orders main course dinner at Loca Vore

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