Our exciting new resort concept brings art into every aspect of your stay. Check out the cool eye catching sculptures and displays made from everyday hotel items that will tempt you to take a photo. But more than this, each creative piece of installation art is produced by our own team of staff whose talent goes beyond their gracious hospitality.

The installation art has a stunning visual effect that will make you smile from the mighty stack of chairs on the lawn to the paintbrush towel hangers in your deluxe room. Check out the oversized staff photo gallery, huge mobile made from pencils, the upside down umbrellas display and the facilities wall full of TVs to name just a few. There are so many artistic delights to discover at Sugar Marina Resort–ART–Karon Beach.

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      The art resort is situated at the edge of Karon centre, just a short two minutes stroll from the beachfront. The soft white sands of Karon Beach are long and wide offering plenty of space to lounge and swim. Surrounding the resort is a plethora of holiday and souvenir shops, restaurants and day spas. The nightlife district is easy to walk to but more action can be found in Patong only ten minutes drive over the mountain.

      There are one hundred and forty six guest rooms suitable for both couples and families with artistic design features and modern amenities. The interiors are smart and simple with fabulous details creating a cool space to retreat and relax. The vast outdoor space is a highlight featuring an expansive lap pool, children’s pool and Jacuzzi, plus a spacious lawn for activities and little ones to play.

      The trendy café style Taan Tanod Restaurant is open all day providing air-conditioned and terrace seating to enjoy the international cuisine. The Internet corner and fitness room overlook the gardens and pool and the resort features creative installation art throughout guaranteed to brighten up your day!
      We have four stylish room types inspired by art with fabulous themes carried through to the finest details. All rooms are highly functional with a clean, minimalist and modern look and a range of amenities for added comfort:
      Deluxe Room (89 Rooms)
      The Deluxe is a contemporary space to relax and unwind available with a double or twin single beds. The rooms have different design styles and layouts; check out the fun painting theme dedicated to famous artists with quirky details like a bathtub in the room or the elegant and spacious colourful design that will brighten your mood.

      Deluxe Pool View Room / Deluxe Sea View (42 Rooms)
      The artistic decor uses bold tropical colours that perfectly suit this exotic location. The private balcony overlooks the glistening pool and lush gardens and the en-suite bathroom has a relaxing bathtub and separate rain shower. Couples and small families can comfortably stay in these pool view rooms with a choice of twin or king-size beds.

      Deluxe Pool Access (15 Rooms)
      This ground floor room has added features making it ideal for romantics seeking something special. The private balcony steps down to the refreshing resort pool and the high tech amenities include a Mac Mini providing Internet access through the large screen television. There is also a day bed and desk to complete the room.

      Guest Room Features
      • - King or twin beds are an option for all room types and the king beds are extra wide for super comfort!
      • - Baby cots are available upon request for our youngest guests, ensuring a sound night’s sleep for the whole family.
      • - Air-conditioning has individual controls for optimum comfort day and night.
      • - Bathroom with bathtub and separate shower plus a selection of complimentary toiletries.
      • - LCD Television provides entertainment with 20+ channels to choose from.
      • - DVD player is perfect for a night in with a movie, a selection of DVDs can be found at the lobby.
      • - In-room safety box can store large personal items such as laptop computers for added peace of mind.
      • - Telephone with IDD for calling overseas in the privacy and comfort of your room.
      • - Unlimited complimentary Wi-Fi Internet is accessible in all rooms for convenient connection to personal electronic devices.
      • - Complimentary mini-bar keeping you refreshed with cool beer, fruit juice, soft drinks, water and snacks replenished daily.
      • - Coffee / tea making facilities to prepare and enjoy a selection of hot drinks in your room, anytime.
      • - Umbrellas allow you to stroll around the local shops and amenities even on rainy days.
      • - Bathrobe for added comfort while relaxing in privacy.
      • - Hairdryers are provided in all rooms so you can leave yours at home.
      • - Toiletries are replenished daily for bath time pampering.
      Tann Tanod Restaurant
      This funky restaurant has the ambiance of a cool urban café. Sit on the terrace or air-conditioned interiors to enjoy the buffet breakfast and a la carte lunch and dinner. Take in the tropical views of blue skies and swaying palms and of course our amazing installation artwork whilst feasting on delicious Thai and international cuisine. The well-stocked bar serves cocktails, beers, fruit juices and more to the lobby lounge, poolside and restaurant.

      In-Room Dining
      Order a delicious meal or snack from the room service menu and have it personally delivered to your accommodation, a quick and convenient service if you are tired and hungry after a long journey or want a quiet night in with a movie and dinner.

      Internet Corner
      Our Internet corner is located on the second floor and provides computer stations with high-speed Internet access for guests to keep in touch with the world 24 hours a day.

      Swimming Pool
      Stretching the full length of our garden, the expansive swimming pool is a place the whole family can hang out with poolside loungers, Jacuzzi seat, children's pool and showers. While the kid’s splash in the water or play on the lawn you can lie back and enjoy a cool drink under the sun.

      Fitness Gym
      Our air-conditioned mini-gym is located on the second floor overlooking the action in the pool and garden, a welcome distraction while working out! And fitness fanatics can come along anytime as the gym is open 24 hours a day.

      Explore Phuket and its surrounding waters with an exciting day trip to gorgeous destinations such as Phi Phi Island, Phang Nga Bay, Racha Islands and more. And learn about Thai culture at Phuket Old Town or at a dazzling cultural or cabaret show. We can arrange everything for you including pick up from the hotel.

      Please contact guest service team to arrange taxi services and airport transfers as we have reliable drivers on standby to take you to your destination safely. We cannot guarantee the same level of service if you use an outside company.

      Car/Bike Rentals
      Explore the island independently with a rental car or motorbike from our recommended supplier. Drive along the picturesque coast road and stop for lunch at a tranquil beach along the way, or shop till you drop at the island’s shopping malls.


      Art Signature Welcome
      Receive a complimentary cup of ice-cream on arrival to enjoy at check-in or keep for later in your room refrigerator.

      Free Wi-Fi
      We provide complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi Internet access in all areas of the hotel so you can keep in touch with the world while relaxing in your private guestroom, sipping cocktails at the poolside or enjoying morning coffee at the trendy café.

      Free Mini-bar
      Enjoy snacks, cold drinks and beer from your in-room refrigerator free of charge! Our complimentary mini-bar is replenished daily for your convenience and pleasure.

      DVD player with Movie Selection
      Guest rooms feature a flat screen TV and DVD player making a night in even more enjoyable. Simply select a movie from our library located at lobby, order room service refreshments and get cosy in the comfort of your private accommodation.

      Mac Mini
      A special highlight of our premium room type, Deluxe Pool Access, is the compact Mac Mini allowing guests to connect the large screen TV to the Internet for a wide selection of movies, games and surfing, perfect for keeping the whole family entertained.

      Special Daily Activities
      Our spacious lush green lawn is the ideal venue for activities, so if you want to take a break from the beach, check out our daily schedule including cultural activities adding variety to your stay.

      Swimming Pool Playground Fitness Center
      Spacious Car Parking Internet Corner Tour Information
      Art Gallery Art Gallery Art Piece
      Facilities & Services
      • - The enormous swimming pool with Jacuzzi and lovely green
      • - Elevator
      • - 24 hours reception and security
      • - Complimentary Mini bar with daily replenishment
      • - Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access in all areas
      • - Complimentary use of fitness
      • - Room service
      • - Baby sitting service, complimentary baby cots
      • - Airport transfer
      • - Car rental
      • - Tour service
      • - Car parking
      • - The enormous swimming pool with Jacuzzi
      • - The special corner for relaxing surrounded by the enormous garden
      We are surrounded by top attractions; only two minutes walk to the beach, three minutes to the shopping plaza, nightlife zone and ten minutes drive to the party scene in Patong.

      • - 2 minutes walk to Karon Beach
      • - 10 minutes from Patong Beach
      • - 30 minutes from the city of Phuket
      • - 45 minutes from Phuket International Airport