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10/88 Moo 6, Nakasud Road, Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150 Thailand
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 06/23/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/23/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#7 of 49 hotels in Kamala
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Keemala harnesses the history of fictitious ancient Phuket settlers and incorporates the story of four different clans within the resort. Keemala’s style blends the indigenous stories of the clans with the decadence of an upscale resort.The architecture is a stark contrast to most hotel accommodation. Keemala’s fantastic cottages, tree houses and pool villas are designed around the unique topographical conditions. Set into the hillside and making use of slopes offering sea views, streams, waterfalls and indigenous trees.

A significant part of the Keemala ethos is to celebrate and cultivate Thai culture. This is strongly perceived in the spa. Treatments and wellness programs are being meticulously designed to utilize bygone techniques, natural herbs used as medicinal remedies in conjunction with old-fashioned pampering. The eight treatment rooms will offer a haven of renewal and the spa will also offer a Thai massage pavilion, steam and sauna rooms along with a fitness room with views of the sea and lush topography, yoga and meditation spaces making Keemala an ideal destination for retreats.

As an extension of the wholesome spirit of Keemala, cuisine offered will also be organic and locally sourced and grown where possible. The menus will incorporate healthy, nutritious and above all delicious meals. Keemala will offer three outlets for dining, the main restaurant, a pool bar, a smaller wine cellar ideal for small parties and meetings and destination dining will be offered to those guests who would like to enjoy the ambience of somewhere distinct, perhaps beside the waterfall, in a separate sala in the grounds or in the comfort of the villa or cottage.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Free shuttle or taxi services
Spa
24-hour security
Valet parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Special diet menus
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Taxi service
Couples massage
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Concierge
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
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Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Isabella Garofanelli wrote a review Apr 5
Miami, Florida97 contributions39 helpful votes
I had an amazing stay in Thailand’s most famous treetop resort. Staying in a treehouse is a truly unique experience and I totally fell in love with mine. I spent plenty of time relaxing on the balcony, which boasted a private infinity pool and lounge area. The forest and views were also stunning - it was like something out of a dream. I also indulged in a rose petal bubble bath in my room as I enjoyed the ocean views. What was really cool about Keemala was that there were so many cultural activities on offer. Of course, you can go and just relax for the entire time, or you could stay really busy with activities. I tried to get a healthy mix in! I loved the food at Keemala and had a particularly amazing marble wagyu steak. It was absolutely delicious and cooked to perfection, with a wonderful fresh side salad to complement it. Of course, I have to mention the spa where I had an amazing massage. There are plenty of slimming and healing treatments on offer to help you get over the bloat and discomfort that jet lag can so often cause. There were also lots of fitness classes available that allowed guests to enjoy the beauty of the natural surroundings whilst staying in shape, including nature trails, outdoor TRX and aqua fitness. Overall, a stay at Keemala is a simply surreal experience that proves that there’s a lot more to Phuket than its infamous party scene.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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wbarnim wrote a review Nov 2020
Bangkok, Thailand109 contributions84 helpful votes
The Keemala is not your average Phuket beach resort. For one it is not at a beach, but nestled into the forests and hills of the hinterland. The exceptional architecture, with rooms looking like tree houses or bird nests, give the place an element of fantasy. I was actually a bit on the fence when we booked the place because i got a theme park feel from it all, but I must say we really enjoyed our stay in the bird nest villa. While the room is a bit dark, the view and the private pool are spectacular. The bed is super comfortable as well. Together with the sounds of the virtual fireplace it made for an incredible good nights rest. We also loved the great Indian cuisine on offer at the restaurant. Good Indian food is not that easy to find, but the cook, who worked at Rang Mahal at the Rembrandt in Bangkok before, served up some delicious curries, etc. Overall I liked the Keemala much more then I would have thought and we will go there again - mainly to eat Chicken Korma and sleep in that incredible bed.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Peenita wrote a review Oct 2020
Thailand36 contributions55 helpful votes
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We stayed Bird nest villa. Love design of the room. Room is big and well decorated. Staff has service minded. When we arrived with the early flight, the room was not ready yet. The staff offer to open one of their room for us to relax. Only one disadvantage is the resort location is not closed to the beach
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Keemala Keemala, General Manager at Keemala
Responded Nov 1, 2020
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for staying with us once again, it is an honor to receive your wonderful review on Tripadvisor that elaborates our improving aspects of Keemala and spoils us with your 5-star rating. 100% guest satisfaction is our top priority, as we recreate the feeling of a “home away from home” to our respected guest. Thank you for your kind words and we are looking forward to welcome you back soon Enchanting Regards Jason Allen Villarino
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pugdog007 wrote a review Oct 2020
Birmingham, Alabama25 contributions23 helpful votes
We had a treehouse hut with a private pool and it was so luxurious! The bathtub is to die for! A very expensive splurge, but so worth it. The people and service were amazing. The restaurant is 5 stars as well!
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Room Tip: We had a treehouse with a private pool and loved it!
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Response from Keemala Keemala, General Manager at Keemala
Responded Nov 1, 2020
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for staying with us, it is an honor to receive your review on Tripadvisor that evaluates the different aspects of our Keemala and spoils us with your generous rating. Every guest who writes about their outstanding experience helps us renew our commitment and motivation to make Keemala the best experience for our valued guest. Thank you again for your kind words, and me and the team are looking forward to welcome you back soon. Enchanting Regards Jason Allen Villarino
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Orathai wrote a review Sep 2020
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Before arriving at Keemala I have seen pictures and how beautiful the place looked but the hospitality there made my stay even more special. I was travelling alone and first vacation since COVID. It was just simply magical. Every detail was thought out and the hotel made sure I was well taken care of in every single step. Biggest compliment to Khun Golf Pattana he went extra mile to make sure just 2 day stay was unforgettable. Thank you so much for wonderful time. I will be sure to visit again.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Room Tip: Beautiful view and room.
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Response from Keemala Keemala, General Manager at Keemala
Responded Nov 1, 2020
Dear Valued Guest, We thank you immensely for taking the time to share your experience with us and to the other readers. We appreciate your incredibly kind words especially on the services and Khun Golf. It was a real pleasure to read your review and to see how much you enjoyed your stay. We always strive to exceed our guests' expectations and I am delighted to know that we succeeded on this occasion. Your gracious comments and praises about our resort and the room have been shared with our associates. Your kind words are very motivating for the team and will help us in continuing to strive for excellence in everything we do. Enchanting Regards Jason Allen Villarino
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PRICE RANGE
$469 - $748 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ThailandPhuketKathuKamala
NUMBER OF ROOMS
38
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Frequently Asked Questions about Keemala
Which popular attractions are close to Keemala?
Nearby attractions include Kamala Beach (0.7 miles), Krishna Collection (0.7 miles), and Cut and Sew Tailor (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Keemala?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Keemala?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Keemala?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Keemala?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Keemala?
Conveniently located restaurants include Big Boys’ Burger Club, 936 Coffee, and THE DECK.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Keemala?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does Keemala have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Keemala offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Keemala?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Keemala?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Wat Phra Thong (7.6 miles).
Does Keemala have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.