Intercontinental Hotel has announced plans to open a boutique brand hotel, the Indigo Phuket Naithon Beach Resort, in Phuket, Thailand.

IHG will manage the hotel for Thailand-based owner and operator Tiansin Property Development.

The property will feature 120 rooms and 15 villas, a restaurant, bar, swimming pool and spa.

The hotel is expected to open 1 June 2014.

IHG currently operates 38 Indigo-brand properties with a further hotel in the pipeline for Bangkok.