Book a Luxury Hotel for Phuket Raceweek

Book a Luxury Hotel for Phuket Raceweek

Amy Van De Casteele

From 16 to 20 July the beautiful Thai island of Phuket will be hosting another gripping edition of Phuket Raceweek. One of the region’s highly popular maritime events, Phuket Raceweek sees yacht and boat crews from as far away as Australia pit their skills against each other in compelling races across the sparkling waters of the Andaman Sea. If you don’t want to miss out on all the watery action, book a luxury hotel for Phuket Raceweek with

All three of our hotel selections are conveniently located on Cape Panwa to give you easy access to the event. The Sri Panwa Phuket provides lavish 5 star accommodation overlooking Phuket’s picturesque southeastern coast and includes private pool villas and an upmarket spa. The Mangrove Panwa Phuket Resort is an elegant 4 star hotel situated just four kilometres from the highly popular Kan Eang @ Pier Restaurant and boasts spacious rooms, as well as a spa and fully-equipped fitness centre. Finally, Phuket Boat Quay Boutique Guest House is an ideal option for visitors on a budget, offering charming 3 star accommodation within easy reach of the nearby beaches and aquarium.

Proceedings kick off in style on Wednesday, 16 July with the opening of the Cape Panwa Hotel Beachside Regatta Bar, serving free-flowing wine, beer and other drinks, not to mention the highly enjoyable Opening Ceremony and Mount Gay Rum Thailand Party with a delicious Caribbean buffet.

The following day racing begins in earnest off the east coast of Phuket, followed by a prize-giving ceremony and another resplendent buffet dinner at 6:00pm. The remaining three days offer a similar programme of racing and festivities, providing hours of gripping entertainment and enjoyment for boating enthusiasts. Raceweek attendees can enjoy not only the spectacle of the races themselves but also the spectacular beauty of Phuket and the convivial party atmosphere of the event.

The final race day on Sunday is a jam-packed day of races, free-flow drinks at the Regatta Party Bar and lavish prize-giving ceremonies. The event concludes with a buffet dinner and party, which will continue into the wee hours of the morning, with entertainment provided courtesy of a live band and DJ.

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