Avani Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of Minor International, has expanded presence in Thailand with the opening of new property in Phang Nga province.

Avani+ Khao Lak Resort is approximately one and half-hour journey by car from the Phuket International Airport.

The Avani+ Khao Lak Resort has 327 rooms, which include Deluxe Lagoon Pool Rooms designed for couples and solo travellers and Family Pool Suites equipped with separate living room and dining area, king and twin beds and a private balcony.

Dining venues include all-day dining restaurant, Elements, which caters a blend of local ingredients fresh dishes in a contemporary setting; The Beach House, which serves sultry sundowners and grilled seafood; and poolside venue, Splash.

The property also features Avani’s signature on-the-go dining concept, The Pantry, which serves salads and sandwiches and juices; and Aqua Juice Bar that offers cold-pressed concoctions for health-conscious guest.

Other guest amenities at Avani+ Khao Lak Resort include a 24-hour fitness centre AvaniFit, and AvaniSpa, with six treatment room, specialising in pampering treatments and healing therapies.

The 100,000m2 resort also boasts AvaniKids club at the three-storey for young guests more than 500m2 of meeting space, including a ballroom for up to 500 guests.

Minor Hotels and Minor International CEO Dillip Rajakarier said: “I don’t believe there’s a better way to celebrate the return of international travellers to Thailand than with Avani+’s debut in Khao Lak — a destination on the up offering a sense of escape and rejuvenation thanks to its natural beauty and world-famous hospitality.”