Coqoon Spa at 5-star Phuket resort Indigo Pearl has collected its first international accolade within 6 months of opening in the 2011 World Luxury Spa Awards.
The new cutting-edge designer spa, best known for its unique mid-air treatment room ‘The Nest’, was voted runner-up in the Best Luxury Resort Spa category in Thailand.
Opened earlier this year, Coqoon Spa is styled as a ‘Garden of Eden’ in tropical rainforest and is the mastermind of Bangkok-based designer, Bill Bensley.
The spa’s architectural ‘pièce de résistance is ‘The Nest’, a luxurious treatment suite hovering 10-metres up in the branches of an ancient banyan tree bringing guests up close and personal with nature.
Coqoon Spa also features six deluxe treatment rooms and an exclusive ‘Coqoon Suite’ complete with its own accommodation, butler and private pool, as well as a rain shower, steam room, sauna and Vichy shower. Here guests can stay for up to 3-days to follow a tailored programme of health, wellness and nutritional advice and therapies.
Its treatments menu is steeped in Thai tradition whilst embracing holistic ideals in the pursuit of better health and wellness. On offer is a range of aromatic body treatments, scrubs and wraps, Anne Semonin facial treatments, hand and foot care, and beauty treatments. Rare plant essences, Andaman elixirs and Thai herbal spices excite the senses and rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit.
The World Luxury Spa Awards recognise spas setting global benchmarks in quality, innovation and exceptional service.
They are part of The World Luxury Hotel Awards (luxuryhotelawards.com) that celebrate “ultimate achievement in hoteliering”, congratulating "exceptional hotels" for world class facilities and service excellence.
Coqoon Spa is adorned throughout in silvery-blue palms and hues of plumbago. It takes the typical ‘zen’ approach to spas and gives it a lively / unusual twist with industrial touches and a fresh colour scheme.
Bill Bensley is best known for his holistic approach of integrating structures with nature while embracing local art forms. He says his philosophy aligns with the Indonesian phrase lebih gila, lebih biak, which means ‘the more odd, the better’..
The acclaimed 5-star Indigo Pearl is a fusion of modern architecture and Thai tin-mining heritage next to Nai Yang Beach, just 10 minutes from Phuket International Airport.
The resort has been hailed as a design masterpiece by global media publications and boasts easy access with direct flights to Phuket from almost everywhere in Asia.
For bookings or enquires please email reservations[.]indigo-pearl.com.or call +66 (0)76 327 006.
About Indigo Pearl:
Set against a backdrop of dense rainforest filled with rare wildlife, Indigo Pearl unfolds along Phuket's sheltered northern shore.
It was voted one of the best new hotels in the world by Condé Nast Traveler (US) in its ‘2007 Hot List’ of top new resorts, spas, restaurants and nightclubs,“Most Stylish Hotel” by ELLE magazine, Singapore, and among the world's “TOP 50 Dream Resorts” by Honeymoon and Travel magazine.
In “Tablet 10 Top Ten New Hotels: Asia & Africa” highlighting Asia and Africa’s ten most unique and exciting new hotels, Indigo Pearl was the only Thailand hotel featured, and one of only two beach resorts in the entire book.
A member of HIP Hotels, the distinctive 5-star resort was furthered selected to join the Kiwi Collection’s exclusive list of the top 1,500 hotels in the world, and partner the world’s leading private members’ club and concierge, Quintessentially.
Indigo Pearl (indigo-pearl.com) was most recently voted ‘’Best Design Concept Hotel/Resort in South East Asia’’ at the HAPA (Hospitality Asia) Awards 2008–2010, and ranked among Asia’s Top 25 Best Leisure Hotels and Resorts in the Smart Travel Asia ‘Best in Travel Poll 2008’.
The resort has been honoured as Asia’s Leading Design Hotel at the World Travel Awards 2010, Described as the 'Oscars' of the travel and tourism industry.
Its new Coqoon Spa within 6 months of opening scooped Runner Up in the Best Luxury Resort Spa Award in Thailand at the 2011 World Luxury Spa Awards.