Avista Phuket Resort & Spa is a modern 4-star superior property offering stylish, spacious accommodation in southwest Phuket. Highlights include two outdoor pools, a gym, spa, onsite dining and a beautiful hillside location overlooking Kata Beach. Kata features a village vibe at its north and south ends and a centre with many restaurants, bars and shops aimed at tourists. Its two beaches provide a plethora of year-round activities including volleyball, kayaking, windsurfing and wakeboarding. Nearby places of interest include Wat Kittisangkaram (Kata Temple), hilltop viewpoint Khao Saam Haad, the Dino Park Mini Golf complex and a beautiful coral reef to the north, which stretches towards Karon and the offshore island Kho Poo. The hotel is housed in a modern mid-rise complex set on a verdant hill overlooking Kata Beach and the Andaman Sea. Facilities include two outdoor swimming pools (one with a swim-up bar), a gym, kid's club, an internet cafe and a spa offering a sauna, whirlpool and a range of massage and wellness treatments. Deluxe rooms are approximately 43sqm and decorated in a modern style with wood panelling, tiled floors, rich fabrics and floor-to-ceiling windows. They boast a private balcony overlooking the swimming pool or its lush green surroundings. Amenities include air-conditioning, tea and coffee equipment, free bottled water (replenished daily), a comfortable sitting area, work desk, mini-bar, safe, DVD player and a 40-inch flat-screen TV with on-demand content. The en-suite bathrooms feature a bathtub, separate walk-in shower, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries. En Vogue is a modern venue offering delicious fusion cuisine, barbecue dishes and international meals accompanied by live entertainment. Guests can also enjoy a range of drinks and snacks at the adjoining bar or at the hotel's swim-up bar. A buffet breakfast is provided every morning and there are plenty of dining opportunities in the vicinity. Free parking is possible onsite. The hotel has a 24-hour reception.