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Phuket Sandbox Hotels: Patong Beach


            Incoming international passengers who have been immunised against COVID-19 and wish to enter Thailand without quarantine must stay in hotels that have a SHA+ (SHA Plus) certificate. Here is a list of Phuket Sandbox hotels that include all of the hotels in Phuket that have been certified as SHA Plus.

What is the difference between SHA and SHA+?

            During the COVID-19 pandemic, the SHA, or Amazing Thailand Safety & Health Administration, is a project of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to control the Thai tourism industry for safety standards to match the new normal way and show tourists that hotels and other services are taking precautions to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

           While the “SHA Plus” Certificate was recently introduced when discussing the reopening of the country, it signifies that the certified business not only meets the standard SHA certification criteria, but also that at least 70% of hotel or business staffs have been completely vaccinated against COVID-19.

How long should you stay at SHA Plus Hotels?

               Tourists who have been fully vaccinated must stay 14 nights in Phuket before being allowed to travel elsewhere in the country. Booking SHA Plus hotels in Phuket for the entire duration of this period is required for entry into Thailand under the Phuket Sandbox programme.

Phuket SHA Plus Hotel Listing

              There are currently around 450 SHA Plus hotels approved to provide lodging in Phuket under the Phuket Sandbox scheme. More hotels should be added to the list soon, as there are over 700 hotels in Phuket that have acquired SHA certification and already meet the health and safety criteria. The majority of these hotels are simply awaiting certification as SHA Plus hotels.

The following is a list of Phuket Sandbox hotels, including certified SHA Plus hotels, organised by location:

SHA+ Hotels at Patong Beach

Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach (SHA Plus+)


            The recently refurbished Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach (SHA Plus+) is located on Tri Trang Beach, convenient to a variety of attractions. The busy Patong and Bangla Road, Phuket’s most popular entertainment district, are barely 3 kilometres away.

              This seaside home is situated in a tranquil setting surrounded by natural beauty. It is undoubtedly a hidden treasure in Phuket, with a blend of style, comfort, real hospitality, and a private calm beach. The Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach (SHA Plus+) has about 400 attractively constructed guestrooms with a wide range of amenities, including an own balcony or patio with direct access to tropical gardens, pool, and beach.

             This family-friendly resort has three landscaped free-form pools, one of which is a children’s pool. A swim-up bar provides a variety of refreshing refreshments. Guests can unwind with a massage at the spa or take a bus to explore nearby Patong. Other excellent amenities include seven eating options, a kids’ pool, a kids’ club with a variety of activities, a games room, a beauty salon, a tennis court, and many more.

DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort (SHA Plus+)

DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort (SHA Plus+)

            The DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort, which is conveniently located in Phuket, is an excellent base from which to explore this dynamic city. Guests may take advantage of everything the vibrant city has to offer from here. The property’s ideal location provides easy access to the city’s must-see attractions.

            DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort is dedicated to making your stay as comfortable as possible by providing outstanding services and a wide selection of amenities. This hotel has a plethora of on-site amenities to satisfy even the most demanding guest. All visitor suites provide thoughtful amenities to provide an unrivalled level of comfort. The property’s abundance of recreational amenities assures that you will have something to do throughout your visit. Whatever brings you to Phuket, DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort is the ideal location for an adventurous and exciting getaway.

Andamantra Resort and Villa Phuket (SHA Plus+)


             Andamantra Resort and Villa Phuket (SHA Plus+) is located on the quiet northern end of Patong Beach, with glittering views of the Andaman Sea and a fragrant backdrop of lush greenery. However, just short walk from the resort, you’ll find plenty of activities to enjoy, including leisure attractions, shopping opportunities, and exciting nightlife. The resort will serve as a fantastic home base throughout your stay and is a popular vacation destination for couples, families, and groups.

              The resort offers a variety of amenities, including pleasant living areas designed in a minimalist style with clean lines, wood accents, and furnished balconies. You can select between one or two bedroom suites, suites, and villas, some of which include an external bathtub with a view of the aquamarine ocean. Premium Deluxe Suite accommodations are great for romantic getaways, with a furnished balcony from which to enjoy spectacular ocean views, while the spacious suites are designed for unforgettable family vacations. Because the resort is positioned on a remote cliff-top, the villas are ideal havens for people who want to pamper themselves with spectacular ocean views or sunsets.

             Aside from the hotel’s plethora of recreational options, the resort guarantees that one’s vacation includes a culinary highlight, of course. The restaurants and bars serve a wide range of beverages that complement the rich flavours of Thai and international cuisine. Whatever brings you to Phuket, the Andamantra Resort and Villa Phuket (SHA Plus+) is the ideal location for an adventurous and exciting getaway.

Diamond Cliff Resort & Spa (SHA Plus+)

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              Diamond Cliff Resort And Spa (SHA Plus+) is a popular choice for visitors to Phuket, whether they are exploring or simply passing through. The hotel provides a variety of services and incentives to ensure that you have a nice time. Guests can enjoy 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, and taxi service. All of the essentials you need for a good night’s sleep are provided in the accommodations. In some of the rooms, guests will find an LCD/plasma screen television, a bathroom phone, a clothes rack, gratis instant coffee, and complementary tea. Your vacation will be even more enjoyable if you have access to the hotel’s fitness centre, sauna, outdoor pool, spa, and massage services. Diamond Cliff Resort And Spa (SHA Plus+) is the ideal choice for your vacation in Phuket because of its convenience and comfort.

Four Points by Sheraton Phuket Patong Beach Resort (SHA Plus+)

Four Points by Sheraton Phuket Patong Beach Resort

              Discover Phuket’s newest beachfront resort, Four Points by Sheraton Phuket Patong Beach Resort, offering sleek and stress-free stays. The hotel is great for families, couples, and groups of friends, and is located in Phuket’s top beach location, just a few steps from from Patong’s busy entertainment zone and a 20-minute drive from Old Phuket Town.
              This is a brand new hotel on Patong Beach with an amazing location! Just cross the street and you can lie down on the beach and watch the sunset, or you can watch it from the pool at the hotel’s “deck bar.” If you enjoy walking, you can stroll a short distance to Bangla Road (10-15 minutes) The amenities were fantastic, with a nice swimming pool in two distinct locations, a nice and clean accommodation (no balcony), an excellent breakfast and a broad range of dishes. The staff was great and courteous. They’re all really friendly and greet you with a smile.


There are still fantastic hotels available to make your vacation unforgettable. Please see the link below for the complete list of SHA Plus approved Patong Beach Hotels available for Phuket Sandbox.

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