Three new absolute resorts in Thailand join Interval International


Three of Absolute World Group’s luxury properties in Thailand are the latest additions to Interval International’s expanding global portfolio, it has just been announced.

 The resorts, which all enjoy idyllic locations in the region, are:

–       Absolute Twin Sands Resort & Spa, a mixed-use resort set on a picturesque headland on the southwest coast of the popular holiday island of Phuket

–       Absolute South Beach Resort, another mixed-use development located on Pratumnak Hill in the up-and-coming area of South Pattaya

–       The Beach Samui, an ultra-luxury destination resort on one of the most pristine and undeveloped beaches on the island of Koh Samui.

“Our latest resorts are located in newly developed areas, away from throngs of tourists,” said Bryan Lunt, Absolute World Group Chairman and CEO. “While each of these eclectic boutique properties has a unique character, they also boast the highest standard amenities that have become our hallmark. We’re delighted to expand our already successful relationship with Interval and invite its members to enjoy our new resorts.”

Nestling between two white sand beaches, yet minutes from the Phuket beach resort town of Patong, Absolute Twin Sands Resort & Spa is an ideal choice for both families and couples looking for a relaxing getaway.

The beautifully landscaped grounds include a multi-level infinity swimming pool, a wellness spa and a fully equipped fitness centre. The restaurant serves both locally sourced traditional Thai and Mediterranean food and for guests who’d rather eat in, all the studio and one- and two-bedroom apartments have full kitchens.  The apartments also feature balconies with beautiful views, state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, including an LCD TV and home theatre sound bar, and are perfectly equipped for a completely stress-free “home from home” luxury stay.

Absolute South Beach Resort is a “boutique chic” resort south of Pattaya City, a destination which has recently been undergoing resurgence in development. On-site, there is a rooftop swimming pool and sundeck with panoramic views of the ocean across to the bright lights of the city. A secluded beach is an easy 10-minute stroll and there are plenty of options for shopping, dining and nightlife nearby. The bright, modern studios and one- and two-bedroom apartments have full kitchens and LCD TVs.

The third resort, The Beach Samui, is situated in the sleepy fishing village of Thong Krut on the undeveloped southern tip of Koh Samui. This dream location away from it all overlooks turquoise water, sheltering red coral reefs rimmed by a pristine white sand beach, and lush coconut groves.

Guests will be able to enjoy the truly panoramic views from the resort’s infinity pool of the necklace of islands which make up Moo Koh Ang Thong National Marine Park.

Facilities will include an onsite steam room, plunge pool, spa treatment rooms, fully equipped gym, as well as beachside cabanas and a yoga sala. The concierge will be on hand to organise offsite golf, scuba diving excursions and speedboat rentals.

Due to complete at the end of this year, all units will have uninterrupted ocean views with open plan interiors designed by internationally acclaimed Yoo Design Studio, and each apartment will boast  a private terrace with hot tub, rain shower, Wi-Fi, iPod dock, 50-inch satellite TV, and DVD player.

Joe Hickman, Interval’s vice president and executive director for Asia Pacific, said: “We’re proud to welcome to our worldwide exchange network these three special resorts developed by the award-winning Absolute World Group. Now, Interval members can look forward to exceptional vacation experiences in a variety of top and emerging destinations in Thailand, whether they want complete seclusion or access to shopping and nightlife.”

 About Interval International

Based in Miami, Florida, the company has been a pioneer in vacation ownership since 1976. Today, Interval has an exchange network of approximately 2,800 resorts in more than 75 countries.

 About Absolute World Group

Founded in 1998, the Absolute World Group of companies has grown strategically to become one of Asia’s leading and multi-award winning lifestyle property development, resorts and hotels, and destination club brands.

With a global presence in 23 worldwide locations including Australia, Bali, China, England, Hong Kong, Russia and Thailand, the Absolute World Group offers a seamless range of services within the world lifestyle vacation industry, including a highly successful Destination Club, award-winning self and partner developed resorts in Thailand, Resort Real Estate, a pioneering Fractional Ownership division that now offers fractional motor yacht ownership, and a successful lifestyle magazine series.  2013 marks the Group’s 15th Anniversary year. For more information, visit

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