Merlin Beach Resort is a family-friendly 4-star superior property offering comfortable accommodation near Patong, southwest Phuket. Highlights include multiple dining options, three outdoor pools, a spa, a secluded beachfront location and a complimentary shuttle service to Patong Beach. Patong is the largest beach resort on the island, featuring a vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene and many streets lined with bustling market stalls. Nearby places of interest include the main beachfront promenade, beautiful temple Wat Patong, Patong Boxing Stadium, Jungceylon shopping centre and the lively, neon-lit Bangla Road, home to hundreds of bars and nightclubs. The hotel is housed in a large complex set on its own secluded beach, amongst 12 acres of lush tropical gardens. Facilities include a private beach, three outdoor pools, a spa, a gym, a tennis court, a kids' club and a games room with billiards, darts and video game consoles. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Superior rooms are decorated in a modern Thai style with wood furniture and tiled floors. Amenities include tea and coffee equipment, a private balcony, a mini-bar, a safe, cable TV and an en-suite bathroom. Bhukit Coffee Shop serves international and Asian dishes in a relaxed indoor and outdoor setting. There are several other dining venues onsite, offering delicious seafood and Thai and Italian cuisine. Guests can also enjoy a range of drinks, snacks and meals at the hotel bars. Free parking is possible onsite. The hotel has a 24-hour reception and there is a complimentary shuttle service to Patong Beach.