matchbox villas protrude from thai mountainside at naka phuket resort
 
matchbox villas protrude from thai mountainside at naka phuket resort
aug 10, 2014

matchbox villas protrude from thai mountainside at naka phuket resort

the NAKA phuket hotel and resort in thailand has opened its doors to guests as an exclusive getaway only accessible via an isolated mountain road. designed by thai architect duangrit bunnag of DBALP, the complex comprises tens of matchbox form villas featuring floor-to-ceiling glazed walls that protrude directly from the sloping terrain.

 

the 94 private units are accompanied by a private beach, rooftop spa, fine-dining restaurant and an olympic-sized infinity pool. each villa offers expansive views of the andaman sea, with spacious living rooms lined with teak flooring, and grey walls complementing the natural stone used within the bathrooms. scroll down to see see further images of the resort in our extensive gallery.

naka phuket hotel resort thailand duangrit bunnag dbalp designboom
the complex comprises tens of matchbox form villas that feature floor-to-ceiling glazed walls
image by wison tungthunya (also main image)

naka phuket hotel resort thailand duangrit bunnag dbalp designboom
each unit is oriented to offer views of the andaman sea
image by wison tungthunya

naka phuket hotel resort thailand duangrit bunnag dbalp designboom
waterside residences
image by wison tungthunya

naka phuket hotel resort thailand duangrit bunnag dbalp designboom
each residence features a private balcony with sea views
image by wison tungthunya

naka phuket hotel resort thailand duangrit bunnag dbalp designboom
the cantilevered structures protrude from the sloping terrain
image by wison tungthunya

naka phuket hotel resort thailand duangrit bunnag dbalp designboom
areas of shade protect guests from the region’s hot sun
image by wison tungthunya

naka phuket hotel resort thailand duangrit bunnag dbalp designboom
the units are accompanied by a private beach, rooftop spa and an olympic-sized infinity pool
image by wison tungthunya

naka phuket hotel resort thailand duangrit bunnag dbalp designboom
image by wison tungthunya

naka phuket hotel resort thailand duangrit bunnag dbalp designboom
luxurious living accommodation illuminated at night
image by wison tungthunya

 

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