COMO Point Yamu is a resort located at the tip of Cape Yamu overlooking the Andaman Sea and the dramatic limestones of Phang Nga Bay. Interiors by Italian designer Paola Navone offer an expression of contemporary Thai luxury, alongside a COMO Shambhala Retreat and two world-class restaurants for Thai and Italian cuisine. COMO Point Yamu is located on a peninsula on Phuket’s east coast, a 25-minute drive from Phuket International Airport.
COMO Point Yamu features 79 guest rooms and suites and 27 private pool villas. All rooms, suites and villas offer views of the sparkling waters of Phang Nga Bay. The hotel's accommodation is colourful yet uncluttered, contemporary yet indigenous. Blue and turquoise design accents are offset by cool white and grey Sino patterned tiles and floor-to-ceiling windows framing the spectacular views.
COMO Point Yamu’s location gives guests the chance to experience the lesser known side of the island. Activities and excursions include private boat trips from Marina Pier to the stunning nearby beaches and islands. Cultural activities such as Thai cooking classes and island tours of Phuket and its old town are also available to guests.
Guest services are highly comprehensive, offering a multitude of services and amenities for guests’ enjoyment. Airport transfers get you to and from the hotel conveniently whilst multilingual hotel staff can provide travel and tour assistance. Play by COMO kids club offers a wide range of activities to keep little ones happy and occupied, with babysitting services available. The beach club hosts a variety of services, and a 100 meter infinity pool is at your disposal.
COMO Beach Club is located on Naka Yai Island, a 20-40 minute boat ride from the resort. The club sports 13 private salas each featuring a sitting area, daybed, private bathroom and shower, restaurant and beach bar, two treatment salas with COMO Shambhala wellness therapies, a swimming pool with large pool deck and an activity centre for watersports.
Activities and excursions are plentiful, with a vast variety. One may take a trip to Phang Nga Bay including a visit to ‘James Bond Island’, explore the sea caves and hongs by sea canoe or bike tour through Yamu Village. Alternatively, take an exciting trip to Phi Phi Island coupled with a snorkeling trip, deep sea fishing excursion, Similian Islands excursion, scuba diving or a visit to RangYai Island Beach.
Tours of Phuket Old Town and the local market are available, as well as mountain trekking at Khao Pra Trew National Park. For golfers, Blue Canyon and Red Mountain are all within the area.
The hotel has two dining options. The Italian restaurant, La Sirena, features a terrace with sweeping views over the bay as well as COMO Shambhala Cuisine. The restaurant offers a selection of simple, wood-fired Italian cuisine including wood baked pizza, seafood and a range of fresh and inventive salads.
Open for dinner, Nahmyaa’s cuisine is inspired by Thai street cooking. Snacks might include fish cakes and satés, while more substantial offerings include noodle soups, curries and stir-fried dishes. Tastes combine the hot, salty, sweet and sour notes that define this distinct culinary tradition.
For health and fitness at COMO Point Yamu discover the calming spirit of COMO Shambhala Retreat where holistic treatments are on offer, to improve mental quietude, physical well being and spiritual balance. Additional facilities include a yoga studio, two double and five single treatment rooms, four Thai massage alcoves, a jacuzzi, gym, plus separate male and female steam rooms.
COMO Point Yamu is a multiple award winning hotel having been awarded the Condé Nast Traveller World’s Most Luxurious Bathrooms 2016, TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award 2015 Top Hotels, Romance, and Best Service and Luxury.
COMO Point Yamu holds a certain wonder with beautiful beaches, island escapes and a host of activities one could not hope to exhaust in a single stay. The care free feel behind the location and luxurious sleek aesthetics of the hotel provide the quintessential soothing escape.
COMO Point Yamu | 225 Moo 7 | Paklok Sub-district | Talang District | Phuket Province 83110 | Thailand
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