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Sugar Palm Karon Resort

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Sugar Palm Grand Hillside is a stylish elevated retreat surrounded by cascading water and tropical gardens overlooking Kata Bay on the west coast of Phuket.

Soak up the sun from your private poolside room and terrace at our exotic hillside hideaway of infinity edge swimming pools rising nine tiers above the vibrant seafront town off Kata Beach.

All are welcome to experience the exotic chic ambience of pool view, garden view, pool access and grand Jacuzzi rooms, which are ideal for families and couples seeking the perfect place for a modern romance.

Distance from Airport

The hotel is located approximately 35km from Phuket International Airport.


With inviting water all around and the sounds of nature in the tropical gardens away from the crowds, a stay at Sugar Palm Hillside is a wonderfully exotic holiday experience that celebrates being close to the elements with Grand Garden View, Grand Pool View, Grand Jacuzzi Deluxe and Grand Pool Access rooms.

Stay in trendy two-tone style with everything on hand for a luxurious retreat. All 106 or our 45sqm guest rooms are tastefully decorated and come equipped with the latest modern amenities to keep you entertained and in touch with the world in complete comfort.

Enjoy free wifi in your room and throughout the resort, plus access to an in-room DVD library for viewing on your wall-mounted wide-screen TV, to which you can also hook up any plug-in portable device for personalized entertainment.

The bathing experience at Sugar Palm Grand Hillside is rather special. Depending on your room type, choose to soak in your sunken bath with a view to the balcony and beyond or enjoy an al fresco hydro spa bath sensation on your balcony.

Grand Garden View

Take a room on the top floor of the Sugar Palm Hillside oasis for a beautiful view over the tropical gardens.

Grand Pool View

Pick a tranquil spot overlooking the nine tiered swimming pools.

Grand Jacuzzi Deluxe

Elevated upper floor rooms with a luxuriously romantic touch of al fresco bathing on the balcony.

Grand Pool Access

A chilled way to stay at the trendy hillside resort with your very own private terrace giving you direct access to one of the nine tiered swimming pools.

Food & Drink

Wake up to a continental buffet breakfast with a wonderful view at the open-air Baby Palm restaurant, overlooking Kata Bay and serving European and local favourites from 6.30 am to 10.30 am. A rage of local and international dishes are also available on our room service menu, but you'll be spoiled for choice with a vast array of restaurants within walking distance, serving local dishes and all sorts of international cuisine.

Sports & Entertainment

The hotel features an enormous open air swimming pool with children's section and a solarium, and guests may also take advantage of a DVD library. Phuket Country Club with its golf course is only a 30-minute drive away.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast
  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Internet Access
  • Kids Pool
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Laundry Service
  • Lifts
  • Minibar
  • Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV
  • Shops
  • Sunbathing Terrace
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Terrace
  • Wifi