DoublePool Villas by Banyan Tree is a luxury 5-star property offering elegant accommodation in northeast Phuket. Highlights include an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, tennis courts and a good location near the beach. Bang Tao is a large bay featuring one of the island's longest beaches, offering a range of water-based activities. It encompasses the Laguna complex, an enormous, self-contained development comprising seven hotels, a golf course and several lagoons. Nearby places of interest include colourful temple Wat Cherngtalay and the peaceful, undeveloped Layan Beach, the northern end of which is sheltered by a small island and a sandbar. The hotel is housed in a collection of traditional low-rise buildings. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, tennis courts, a golf course and a spa with private massage treatment rooms. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. DoublePool Villas are 120sqm and decorated in a contemporary and elegant style with warm tones, modern furniture and extensive outdoor space. They feature a private terrace, outdoor swimming pool with a whirlpool and a well-equipped kitchen. Amenities include air-conditioning, a flat-screen satellite TV, a DVD player, a mini-bar, a safe, tea and coffee equipment, a work desk and an en-suite bathroom. The hotel restaurant serves contemporary international cuisine in a sophisticated setting with a terrace for al-fresco dining. Guests can also enjoy a range of drinks at the hotel bar, and a buffet breakfast is provided every morning. Free parking is possible onsite. The hotel has a 24-hour reception.