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Learn what luxury travel magazines say about us from rave reviews about our industrial-chic design to stellar stories about our restaurants, beach, pools, and experiences, journalists love our tropical Phuket paradise, located just moments from the airport. Read their words about The Slate here.

May 2022

luxury travel magazine

The Slate is rolling out the welcome mat for our four-legged friends this summer, with the announcement that guests will now be able to enjoy stylish five-star escapes with their dogs.

May 2022

Vanilla luxury

The Slate Phuket is an Insta-worthy luxurious resort in Phuket designed by Bill Bensley and home to Black Ginger.

April 2022

expat choice

The Slate-A stylish, art-inspired luxury resort in Phuket which meticulously caters to ever guest.

April 2022

The telegraph

Hotel design guru Bill Bensley conjures up Phuket’s tin-mining past in this sprawling, family-friendly resort – a successful marriage of industrial revolution steampunk décor and tropical theme park. Three pools, extensive activities and cute rooms may distract guests from the public beach a few steps away. 

February 2022


Amid a fancy dark interior beyond the luminescent lagoon, guests get to indulge in multiple Phuket and Thai dishes like Moo Hong, Beef Massaman and Crispy Cha-plu Leaf. If you’re new to the area, don’t forget to try the local famous dessert, Oh Aeiw.

January 2022


The Slate offers a restaurant experience to guests that could only be described as 'dramatic'. You feel like you've been teleported into an ethereal, ancient world as you're pulled across a mist-laden pond on a raft into what feels like a mysterious 'forbidden city'.

January 2022


Families don’t need to sacrifice style at this fabulous resort just 15 minutes from the airport. Styled by acclaimed designer Bill Bensley, it pays homage to Phuket’s tin mining heritage, joining together peaked roof pavilions with polished concrete.

January 2022


Bordering Sirinat National Park on Phuket’s upper west coast with Nai Yang Beach on its doorstep, The Slate Phuket sits amidst 25 acres of tropical landscaped gardens. A tranquil retreat offering relaxation and harmony for the body and mind. 

December 2021


THE SLATE PHUKET IS A STEAMPUNK BEACH RESORT FEVER DREAM. An ode to Phuket’s tin mining past, this Bill Bensley–designed wonderland on Naiyang Beach marries industrial chic with traditional Thai design.

June 2021


The Slate has been through a couple of different names and incarnations since it first opened (we remember visiting when it was called the Indigo Pearl), but this design resort is the talk of the island.

March 2021


The Slate Phuket – a Bill Bensley-designed extravaganza that is one of the most celebrated boltholes on the famous Thai island – is not as simple as it might seem on paper.

December 2020

Bangkok post

When one pictures mining, the words luxury, refinement, beauty and utter relaxation are certainly not the first ones that come to mind.

December 2020


Inspired by Phuket’s tin mining past, the Slate blends whimsical design with industrial elements to create highly unique guest experiences.

April 2020


Inspired by Phuket’s tin mining past, the Slate blends whimsical design with industrial elements to create highly unique guest experiences.

March 2020


The Slate Phuket has partnered with Central Saint Martins College for its annual Artist in Residence programme, in which one of the school’s graduates will exhibit their works of art at the hotel.

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