Phuket, a mountainous island in the Andaman Sea and one of Thailand’s gems, is a prime choice for many travellers seeking a tropical beach getaway. The Slate – a proud member of Design Hotels™ – is a luxurious resort along Nai Yang Beach, set amidst 35 acres of land with lush tropical gardens where pools and lagoons juxtapose postmodern art. This masterpiece, a design by Bill Bensley, offers 177 accommodation choices, eight restaurants and bars, three outdoor pools, two tennis courts, a beach club, an Art Quarter, Tin Box kids’ club, award-winning Coqoon Spa, an on-property boutique, as well as an on-site cooking school. The Slate remains firmly rooted in Phuket, paying tribute to local history, customs, heritage, and cuisine – amidst breathtaking scenery. For more information, visit www.theslatephuket.com.