Dusit International to manage dual-branded luxury resort and residences

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    Dusit International has partnered with Phuket-based real estate developer, VillaCarte Group, to manage the highly anticipated Layan Verde resort and residences in Phuket’s west coast.

    Set to open in 2027, the Layan Verde resort is located just 800 metres from Bang Tao Beach. It spans over 108,000 square meters and comprises of 15 mid-rise buildings designed by architect Mohammad Adi.

    Luxury living at Layan Verde resort and residences.

    Luxury living at Layan Verde resort and residences.

    Dusit Collection – Layan Verde hotel

    The first property to be signed under Dusit’s new luxury Dusit Collection brand. This brand applies to luxury hotels in iconic destinations with unique stories. It comprises 398 rooms set over five buildings.

    Dusit Residences – Layan Verde 

    They will also manage another five buildings with 388 rooms under the Dusit Residences brand. It leverages the rich experience in hotel management to bring the same five-star levels of services to luxury condominiums and apartments.

    Alongside Dusit’s unique brand of Thai-inspired gracious hospitality, guests and residents of Dusit Collection and Dusit Residences Layan Verde will enjoy a range of premium lifestyle facilities, including an all-day dining restaurant, a fitness centre, a swimming pool, a kids club, a rooftop bar, and expansive banqueting space.

    Reflecting VillaCarte Group’s vision for sustainable real estate development, as well as Dusit’s commitment to having a positive impact wherever the company sets foot, the entire project follows the concept of Biophilic Architecture with a focus on energy efficiency, sustainability, inspiration from nature, and environmental conservation.

    “Dusit International is renowned for its gracious hospitality and expanding network of properties worldwide,” VillaCarte Group co-CEO, Maxim Spiridonov, said.

    “Collaborating with the company is the first step in our strategy of partnering with reputable global brands, and we are confident Dusit’s expertise will help elevate Layan Verde to the level of a landmark project and an iconic symbol of Phuket.”

    The property is landscaped and created to elevate luxury residential offerings in the region. It also encompasses a shopping centre and an ocean club. All of which are slated to open in 2027.

    “Our partnership with VillaCarte Group represents a unique opportunity to redefine luxury residential living in Phuket,” Dusit International vice president – global development, Siradej Donavanik, said.

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