Phuket and the three B's

You don't have to treat your hotel as just a holiday crash pad. Getting away can instead be used as time to take it easy, enjoy your surroundings, watch the sunset and, y'know, chill. If you are looking for seaside serenity, two Bandara properties on Phuket's Ao-Yon bay will do the trick. Bandara Resort, Phuket consists of two properties -- Bandara Villas, Phuket and Bandara Beach, Phuket -- each a short walk from the other.

Couples seeking a luxurious and sexy retreat should consider Bandara Villas, where four accommodation types are available. The 33 villas range from a 60m Panoramic Pool Villa to the two-bedroom Ao-Yon Pool Villa, which is 240m. All villas are perched on a hillside