8 March 2021
BANGKOK, THAILAND: SAii Phi Phi Island Village, the newly-rebranded lifestyle retreat on Thailand’s Koh Phi Phi Don, has embarked on an exciting new era of free-spirited, eco-friendly hospitality, as it unveils its revamped Hillside Pool Villas –including a new two-bedroom option that becomes the resort’s top room category.
Previously known as Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort, SAii Phi PhiIsland Village underwent an extensive refurbishment before relaunching on 1stFebruary 2021, as part of SAii Resorts, the fun and fresh upper-upscale brand from S Hotels and Resorts PCL. During the four-month renovation, all of SAii Phi Phi Island Village’s tropical Thai-style bungalows, suites and villas were given a modern makeover, with bright, rustic-chic interiors. The project was overseen by Last Word Studio, the acclaimed Bangkok-based design studio.
The heights of exclusivity can be discovered at the One Bedroom Hillside Pool Villas (125sqm) and brand new Two Bedroom Hillside Pool Villas (150sqm), which are perched among the forest canopy. Each villa comes fully equipped with modern amenities and technology, such as complementary Wi-Fi, satellite TV, a tea and coffee maker, mini bar, and the SAii concierge app, which allows guests to control every element of their stay from their smartphone. A great night’s sleep is ensured by SAii’s exclusive “Creature Comfort” pillows and kids will love the handcrafted wooden puzzles. Guests can then step out onto their expansive outdoor terrace, soak up panoramic views of Phi Phi Island and the azure Andaman Sea, unwind on sun loungers, cuddle up on a swing sofa, andtake a dip in their sparkling private pool. Pure bliss!These stunning villas were always popular with guests who desired a little extra luxury and privacy. Now, couples and honeymooners will be able to enjoy the fresh look and feel of the eight redesigned One Bedroom Hillside Pool Villas, and families and friends can experience elevated hospitality in the four new Two Bedroom Hillside Pool Villas. With natural materials, marine-inspired hues and bespoke bathroom amenities that can be blended by hand, guests will immersed in an ambience of organic warmth and wellbeing that blends seamlessly with the surroundings.
SAii Phi Phi Island Village opened this month following a THB72 million (US$2.4m) four-month reimagining, which encompassed SAii-inspired upgrades to the open-plan lobby, freeform pool, serene spa, sea-facing restaurants and lounges. Fresh brand concepts have been introduced, include Mr Tomyam, a casual poolside Thai fusion restaurant with alfresco seating;Lèn Be Well, which promises a personalised approach to wellbeing; and M.I.Y Aroma Lab, where guests can create their own bespoke bathroom products, such as shampoo, conditioner, shower gelor body lotion, using a variety of natural ingredients and scents. The resort’s Marine Discovery Centre continues to serve as a conservation hub for the entire region, offering interactive exhibitions and eco-sensitive excursions that play a pivotal role in preserving the environment.
Along with its sister SAii resort in Phuket, which also opened on 1stFebruary 2021, SAii Phi Phi Island Village will attract “InSAiiders” –experience-seeking explorers who value personal freedom, authentic encounters and asense of discovery. These millennially-minded guests are tech-savvy, but also have a desire to look beyond the screen, engage in new adventures and conserve the environment.
“We are thrilled to unveil our revitalised resort to the world. Becoming part of SAii Resorts, the free-spirited lifestyle concept from S Hotels & Resorts, gives us an outstanding opportunity to enhance our guest journeys and introduce exciting new concepts throughout the resort, from delectable dining to soothing spa sessions. Our all-new Two-Bedroom Hillside Pool Villas will offer unsurpassed stays for InSAiider families and friends seeking a highly immerse island escape,” said Chao Treenawong, General Manager, SAii Phi Phi Island Village.
The resort is launching an exclusive“Ready to SAii-in”opening offer to be booked from now until March 18,2021for a stay period until June 30, 2021. Rates start from THB 6,750 for a One-Bedroom Hillside Pool Villa and from THB 11,999 for a Two-Bedroom Hillside Pool Villa, based on double occupancy for one night and including breakfast, land and sea transfer and non-motorised sport activities.