Fashioned from teak and tropical hardwoods, roofs rising to a point in an elegant curve set against a canopy of coconut palms, Amanpuri could be mistaken for a Thai temple complex. The Asian elegance of the design, the profound sense of peace and the balance of tradition and modernity, set the template for all Aman resorts that followed it.
Meet renowned mixologist, accomplished surfer and cultural explorer Claudio Zarlenbga, known from the industry as ‘The Drifter Bartender’. From Buenos Aires to Ibiza to Dubai to Sydney to New Delhi, he has transformed the local bar scene wherever his travels have taken him. For now, he has landed in Amanpuri.
Recognised by Unesco, Washoku is traditional cuisine of Japan. Although simplicity is one of its fundamental principles (along with seasonality), the preparation of authentic washoku recipes can take years to master. Keiji Matoba, the master chef of Nama restaurant, has spent decades perfecting sushi, sashimi and other specialities, bringing out the essence of each ingredient in every dish that leaves his kitchen.
Guests at Amanpuri welcomed 2019 in true Aman style at the renowned New Year’s Eve party, celebrating both the last night of 2018 and Amanpuri’s 30th anniversary. A number of live performers entertained guests at the cabaret-inspired evening, while chefs guided guests through a New Year’s Eve culinary extravaganza. The event culminated with an After Party headlined by acclaimed DJs including Ali Kuru, Salome and Izy.
#Amanpuri has always exuded the grace and classic Thai charm of its design. The resort's architecture was inspired by Thailand’s ancient capital, #Ayutthaya, and its name means ‘place of peace’ in Sanskrit. Embracing the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea from a sheltered headland, the resort sits above a secluded beach within a grove of swaying coconut palms @preston.schroeder #Aman #Thailand #Phuket
#Amanpuri has one of the largest resort charter fleets in Southeast Asia. The professionally-crewed vessels range from six to 33.5 metres and are available to explore the surrounding islands of #Thailand, visit the natural wonders of #Krabi and #PhangNga bay or to go on multi-day scuba diving excursions to the #SimilianIsland
We take a look back at the three-day festival, celebrating the start of the Buddhist New Year, known as Songkran. Songkran is rich with symbolic traditions, including the act of pouring water on statues of Buddha and one another, an iconic ritual representing purification and the washing away of one's sins and bad luck #AmanCelebrations
'You cannot simply put something new into a place. You have to absorb what you see around you, what exists on the land, and then use that knowledge along with contemporary thinking to interpret what you see' - Tadao Ando. This timeless resort on the west coast of Phuket is in harmony with its idyllic setting, ancient Ayutthayan architecture informs the design of its pavilions and villas, which overlook lush vegetation and the pristine Andaman Sea @sarahirenemurphy
Guests of Amanpuri welcomed 2018 with an evening full of entertainment. A dazzling display of traditional Asian and South American dances with the Tribal Carnival took place before a New Year’s Eve Culinary Extravaganza. A spectacular fireworks display marked the countdown to 2018, and with it the resorts 30th anniversary year #AmanResorts #AmanCelebrations #Aman30
Aman Resorts truly embody the spirit of the festive season, a time of celebration and togetherness. On the eve of our 30th anniversary year, the 2017 festivities promise to be the finest yet. Tucked away on a private peninsula with a secluded white-sand beach, Amanpuri is a “place of peace” and Aman’s founding resort, a destination unto itself at any time of the year. Yet in the lead up to Christmas and through the New Year, it becomes even more magical: The weather is at its most ideal, the setting incomparable, and the season’s calendar full to the brim with events and activities for all to enjoy. For more information, click the link in our bio #AmanCelebrations #Aman30
In 1988 in this coconut grove, overlooking an alabaster beach and the luminous Andaman Sea, the Aman story began with the birth of Amanpuri. Now comprising 40 Pavilions and 44 Villas, a spa, multiple swimming pools, several dining venues including Nama, a Beach Club, library, gym, pilates and yoga studios, four tennis courts and a host of water sport facilities, Amanpuri remains a thoughtful resort where guests will feel as though they are entertained in a private residence of a benevolent friend
Set on Phuket’s fabled coastline above Pansea Beach, Amanpuri’s Villa’s reside on a private peninsula overlooking the turquoise Andaman Sea. Interwoven with lush green palms, Amanpuri’s Villas offer the ultimate in privacy and seclusion, making them the perfect venue for a special occasion. Tag those you would celebrate with #AmanCelebrations
@DavisDiary delights in oodles of noodles at Amanpuri’s Thai Restaurant that has been serving authentic cuisine for nearly 30 years. Executive chef Mae Naree hails from southern Thailand and has created a menu dictated by her roots, using traditional techniques and local ingredients that have been sustainably sourced
Today marks the beginning of a three-day festival, celebrating the start of the Buddhist New Year, known as Songkran. Songkran is rich with symbolic traditions, including the act of pouring water on statues of Buddha and one another, an iconic ritual representing purification and the washing away of one's sins and bad luck