According to the website this rental property rents out for on average for US99 per night. We were quoted US170 per night given the Lunar New Year Season (over double the VRBO posted average price). We were a party of 3 adults occupying the rental, from Feb 6 to 13, 2016. We rented this apartment as it appeared to be a higher end choice.
The photos of the Apartment appear to have been taken when it was brand new, and although it is still relatively new, the apartment is already showing quite a bit of wear and tear: We felt it could be cleaner and better equipped, for example the sofa is in need of cleaning, the air conditioner makes a growling noise, the pillows are cheap quality, and there is no microwave even though the kitchen is otherwise well equipped and all the furniture is fairly new. With some attention to detail this apartment could easily have had more luxury appeal commensurate with the rent charged. The complex has a pool and is equipped with loungers and umbrellas for an otherwise relaxing time. The beachfront is not altogether what is shown on the website advertisement: The photo of all the boats is the actual beachfront to the resort. The last photo of a beach must be from one of the nearby beaches. The resort’s frontage beach is where local boats moor and isn’t conducive to swimming or relaxing in the sun. We found the boats rackety, and they emitted heavy fuel exhaust smell upon departure and arrival: Not very pleasant at all. We found the resort staff very pleasant and helpful. Hiring a scooter and/or car is close by, as is taxi service. It’s easy short walk to restaurants and stores in either direction,.
Unfortunately for us, someone is refinishing their boat in the vacant lot next door and workers were power sanding all day well into the wee hours of the morning disturbing the peace. Construction and crowd noise is what we had hoped to avoid renting at this location. Housekeeping service is extra and for the rental charged should have been included. The fitness center shown in the pictures online is not located in the building. Overall we had a good time in Phuket, with friends and family. We enjoyed the restaurants ( Palm Seafood right next door ) and seeing both Surin and Bang Tao beaches. Hopefully these comments are helpful to others and assist the owner and rental agent to take this good apartment to a great one.
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The apartment was cosy and ideal for my family. Just 1h20 flying from my current city Bangkok it was a really nice break and peaceful area. All we need ! We would definitely come back and recommend it.