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Boathouse on Kata Beach on the Beach was one of the early arrivals on Phuket, and has built such a strong reputation over the years it has become a famous Phuket icon synonymous with elegance and quality.The location directly on the sands of Kata Beach with magnificent sunset views is one of the best on this beach, and on Phuket. Location, combined with the superb quality of cuisine, makes this an unparalleled dining experience. The wine cellar holder the biggest range of wines in Phuket, and one of the best in Thailand.

Boathouse is a small and intimate beach resort, offering a range of rooms, suites and villas, most with ocean or beach views. In addition to our famous restaurant we offer Phuket's newest and most elegant beach club, Re Ka Ta, adjacent to the hotel.


Directly on beautiful Kata Beach

beach surface

Soft sand, White sand


Sandy Beach


natural, luxurious, romantic

swimming suitability

Yes, but seasonal

recreation activities

swimming, beach sport, family & kids activities on the beach, surfing

nearby attractions

shopping, day tours, Promthep Cape, View Point, Elephant Trekking, golf

environment friendly activities

swimming, beach sport, family & kids activities on the beach, surfing
star rating
price range
year built 1989
check-in / check-out 13:00/12:00
total Nº of rooms 38
Nº restaurants 2
Nº of swimming pools 1
Nº bars 2
internet access free
airport transfers
disabled friendly
spa & treatments
satellite TV
beachfront gardens
24 hour security
width of hotel at beach 60

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The Boathouse on Kata Beach is one of Phuket's landmarks with a famed fine dining restaurant. Video shows hotel, restaurant, good beach location & Re Ka Ta Beach Club attached to the resort.
Ocean View Rooms. Come see the sea!

All our guestrooms at Boathouse look upon the captivating blue hues of the Andaman Sea.

Sleep soundly, just steps from the powdery soft white sand, in whichever you choose among our classic yet entirely refreshed Asian retro-style guestrooms and substantial suites, or upgrade to our pleasure palace, the singularly stunning two-bedroom penthouse.

Tasteful, comfortable accommodations each with a generous balcony or terrace, feature king or twin size beds, fine cotton linens, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet, top quality audio-video systems including LCD TV and bathrooms with powerful, rejuvenating rain showers and plenty of fluffy bath towels. For your convenience, we have placed four pods of grand cru coffee alongside your personal espresso machine plus Ronnefeldt teas in assorted flavours.

Beachfront Penthouse

136 m2

Couples and families will absolutely love our stunning, newly built Beachfront Penthouse! Located on the fourth floor it offers a spectacular vista over Kata Beach. Floor space of 136 sqm contains a luxurious beachfront master bedroom with king-sized bed and a generous twin bedroom, each with ensuite.The master bedroom includes a large, well-appointed bathroom with bathtub and separate rain shower, a lounge sofa and writing desk. It affords access to a shaded private balcony.There is an inviting lounge, a pantry and a separate dining area, comfortably seating 4 to 6 guests.

Beachfront Suite

89 m2

Views from our Beachfront Suites will take your breath away. The favourite choice of accommodation for sun, sea and beach lovers, second and third floor suites enjoy uninterrupted sea views and the ground floor suite is just a few steps away from the beach.A remodeled entrance and new artworks enhance comfort and ambiance of the 89 sqm luxury suites. Nicely appointed, they contain a king size bed, a roomy lounge and a separate dining area.The large bathrooms have a refreshing rain shower, separate bath tub and double wash basins.

Superior Seaview

36 m2

Our classic Boathouse rooms have been made-over and interiors are updated. Located on the third floor, our Superior Rooms afford more privacy and some of the best views over Kata Beach.Measuring 36 sqm, rooms have twin or king size beds and include a cozy sitting area and writing desk. Each room has a private balcony on the seaside with view. Bathrooms have a bathtub and shower and a large wash basin.Adjoining rooms are available on request

Deluxe Beachfront

36 m2

From your private terrace access our rooftop, beachfront Sunset Lounge for a leisurely afternoon, a sundowner or two and the best seats to watch the sunset. Charming Thai-style salas offer sofas and lounge beds for couples, families or parties while our staff is on hand to serve you.Rooms measure from 36 to 42 sqm and are completely remodeled and refurbished with furnishings in pleasing neutral shades and new, beautiful wooden floors.King size or twin beds are available, and rooms have a writing desk and a cozy sitting area. The new bathrooms include rain showers and are illuminated with natural light.

Deluxe Seaview

36 m2

Take a few steps from our completely refurbished Beach Access Rooms and you are on one of the most beautiful beaches of Phuket. Gorgeous sea views frame the light and tasteful interior.Measuring from 36 to 42 sqm, attractive wooden floors add a modern touch to the retro-Asian styled interior. Shades of sandy beige are accentuated with navy blue complementing the surrounding beach environment.Rooms have restful king size or twin beds, a writing desk and a cozy sitting area. The new bathrooms are illuminated with natural light and include rain showers.

Family Seaview Suite

56 m2

Perfect for families or couples, these newly created, beautiful suites allow more space and comfort and include a king size bed plus a day bed. As an added bonus the ground floor suites afford direct beach access.A generous 56 - 63 sqm the suites are nicely laid out and wooden floors complement the attractive, new interior. The suites include a sitting lounge and writing desk, affording splendid views over Kata Beach.Bathrooms feature rain showers, large, separate bath tubs and double wash basins.


Long a destination dining favourite on Phuket, Boathouse remains true to its award winning classic French and authentic Thai culinary traditions while generating fresh excitement for our dynamic and healthy gourmet experiences.Having honed his skills cooking for rock stars, sports legends, ambassadors and European royalty, Boathouse Executive Chef Bryan Burger now creates exceptional, nourishing dishes combining innovative flavors here on Kata Beach. The South African chef handpicks locally grown produce, organic whenever possible, freshly caught seafood and fish plus imported prime meats to prepare delectable dishes. Diners agree, Boathouse delivers culinary satisfaction like nowhere else in Phuket.

Boathouse Wine & Grill

Whether your palate prefers authentic Thai, spiced as you like or sophisticated French cuisine, savour leisurely lunches and fine dinner degustation menus in our refined yet relax setting directly on Kata Beach. Experts such as Wine Spectator and Tatler Best Restaurant Guide have recognised the excellence of our Asian and European fare, as well as our world-class wine cellar.

Softly breaking waves provide exceptional accompaniment to our award winning dishes, so why not dine al fresco on Boathouse Wine & Grill beachfront terrace? Our regular guests from around the world consider this one of the most romantic memories to be made in Phuket.

Cuisine Mediterranean, Thai, Seafood

Hours Open for Lunch, Open for Dinner

Atmosphere Open air with seaview, romantic, elegant

Our Cuisine

Unique in Phuket, Boathouse Wine & Grill offers both exceptional quality traditional Thai and classic French cuisine that has been recognized among the fining dining experiences in Phuket.

Boathouse legends include Rock Lobster Ravioli with shellfish morel velouté, Grilled King Prawns à la Provençale and the Tournedos Rossini, a pan-grilled Angus beef tenderloin, enhanced by duck liver and truffles in Madeira sauce.

To guide your gourmet experience at Boathouse, we created set menus with the option of wine pairings by our sommelier. Boathouse chefs get inspired by regular visits from renowned Western and Thai guest chefs and wine makers. In honour of these visiting experts, we organise special evenings at Boathouse Wine & Grill. Please check our website for announcements of these appetizing events.

For guests to learn the secrets of our award winning cuisine, Boathouse Wine & Grill organizes beachfront cooking classes every weekend starting from 10am.

Hours Open for Lunch, Open for Dinner

lounges and bars

Sunset Lounge & Beachfront Bar

Head straight to the top for a sun lit linger after lunch or to kick start a memorable holiday evening. At our rooftop, open air Sunset Lounge, unwind over distinctive tropical cocktails like the Ketel Vodkateer and Koh Poo cocktail as the citrus hued sun dips beneath the indigo horizon and stars sparkle overhead while gently Andaman Sea waves provide harmonious accompaniment, unfurling upon the baby powder soft sand.Or head to our palm fringed shoreline, where the Beachfront Bar offer 32 wines from around the world available by the glass, as well as your favourite cocktails and inventive just squeezed juices. Happy hour happens daily from 5-7pm.

Hours Open for Dinner

Award-Winning Wine Cellar

Distinguished with prestigious Wine Spectator Awards since 1995, Boathouse has also been awarded with the Wine Spectator “Best of Award of Excellence” in 2006 and every year since.Our resident sommelier oversees an impressive wine list at Boathouse Wine & Grill comprising of over 800 unique labels from more than 17 New and Old World winemaking countries.

Sip 32 red and white wines available by the glass at our Beachfront Bar, or your favourite cocktails and inventive just squeezed juices whilst watching that glorious orange orb set on the cerulean horizon. Happy hour happens daily from 5-7pm.

Hours Open for Dinner

services and facilities

We encourage you to hang up your business suits, unbutton your shirts and kick off those high heels. Then slide into a pair of our padded slippers and wrap a cozy Boathouse robe around you. Now you’re ready to embrace the RE KÁ TA Spa lifestyle.

The aromatic scent of tropical flowers leads the way along smooth wood floors to our sleek modern spa for a contemporary take on traditional Thai and Ayurvedic massage, plus relaxing aromatherapy & replenishing beauty treatments too.

Our guests’ favourite unwinds include the 60 and 90 minute Thai Top 2 Toe which combines classic Thai stretching massage with deep pressure point kneading tailored to your comfort preferences, followed by the spa’s signature VIRGIN KÁT made with kaffir lime leaves, fresh raspberries and Thai lime.

Athletic guests will find the muscle relief they seek in The Beet Down treatment, a 90-minute sports massage combining Thai, Swedish and Ayurvedic movements to energize muscles, restoring stability and strength.

Serious sybarites don’t need us to tell them not to miss our 60-minute RE KÁ TA Four Hands Senses Massage, conducted in harmonious synchronicity by two skilled therapists and designed to bring you to the most blissful state of the deepest relaxation.

Weddings & Events
Start your life together on our sun kissed shores with an intimate wedding ceremony just for the two of you, or invite family and friends from near and far to share your happiness in our piece of paradise. Feast on the pastry chef’s renowned wedding cake at our rooftop lounge or take your first dance together barefoot in our soft sand.

Boathouse brings years of experience to creating your most special day. From strategic pre-planning to every last wedding day detail, or should you simply wish to renew your vows on the spur of the moment, our experts ensure stress-free celebrations, full of memories designed to last for years to come.
Wedding services
currency exchange
Beach chairs and umbrellas
laundry / dry cleaning
Spa services
room service
swimming pool
Baby cots
tour information
banquet facilities
gift shops/newstand
car park
airport transfer
baby-sitting/child care
Guest computers
Car rental service
Weekend Thai Cooking Classes
Complimentary Wi-Fi


182 Koktanode Road, Kata Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand
general email address
phone number
+66 (0)76 330 015-17 ,+66 (0)76 333 463-7
+66 76 330 561

locations and attractions

On the southwest coast of Phuket directly on Kata Beach


On the southern end of Kata Beach.A 45-minute drive from Phuket International Airport brings you to Boathouse resort on the beach.

Guests can choose to sunbathe on the beach, by the crescent-shaped infinity pool or lounge on our spacious sun deck facing the ocean.

Kata Beach is filled with shopping, dining and entertainment options waiting to be explored.
Banks and conveniences are within walking distance.

distances & transport

distance to airport: 45 km

distance to nearest town: 15 km

distance to shopping centre: 0 km

public transport: Local mini bus

car and bike rentals: Available at hotel and nearby

nearby attractions & distances

Kok Chang Elephant Trekking - 5 km

Cape Promthep - 10 km

Kata View Point - 5 km