Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort is a large 5-star property offering spacious accommodation and excellent leisure facilities in southwest Phuket. Highlights include multiple restaurants and bars, two outdoor swimming pools, a spa and a private beach. Karon is the second largest resort on the island and boasts a plethora of restaurants, a broad beach mostly free of development and a regular daytime bus service to and from Phuket Town. Nearby places of interest include beachside Nong Harn Lake, the Dinos Park Mini Golf complex and a beautiful coral reef to the south, which stretches towards Kata and the offshore island Kho Poo. The resort is nestled in lush greenery on a secluded cove and comprises two large, angled buildings on either side of a row of smaller, pagoda-style structures. Facilities include a private beach, two outdoor swimming pools (lagoon-style and lap), a whirlpool, tennis and squash courts, a gym, kid's club, mini-golf course, hair/beauty salon and a spa offering a range of massage and wellness treatments. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas. Deluxe Garden View rooms are 37sqm and decorated in a contemporary style with hardwood floors, handcrafted furniture, rich fabrics and traditional artworks. They boast a private balcony overlooking the hotel's lush garden. Amenities include chargeable Wi-Fi and a flat-screen satellite TV with on-demand content. The en-suite bathrooms feature a walk-in shower, bathrobes and slippers. The hotel boasts 10 restaurants and bars, including Pakarang, which offers themed buffets complemented by live music and entertainment; Wang Warin, where guests can sample traditional Thai delicacies; and Ariake, which serves delectable Japanese cuisine. Drinks and snacks can also be enjoyed beside the swimming pools and on the beach. Free parking is possible onsite. The hotel provides 24-hour reception and room service.