Cape Panwa Hotel, a luxury resort located within the remnants of an idyllic colonial coconut plantation on the coast of the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea, features unrivalled accommodation and outstanding facilities well suited for the royals and celebrities that on occasion grace the halls of the hotel.
Through the years, tens of thousands of guests have dined, swam, danced and dreamt while on the grounds of Cape Panwa Hotel. Among those innumerable serene, satisfied faces was legendary film actress Elizabeth Taylor, who holidayed at Cape Panwa in November 1989, and enjoyed the services of our esteemed beautician Khun Renu, who continues to make the beautiful look simply stunning in Cape Panwa’s beauty salon.
Another satisfied celebrity guests is Brian Adams, who stayed at Cape Panwa Hotel in 1993 while taking a break from his monumental tour of East and South East Asia.
The Cape Panwa Hotel’s verdant tropical landscape instilled a sense of relaxation and serenity to Oscar-Award winning film director Oliver Stone while in 1992 while he worked on the film ‘Heaven and Earth’.
Both Kristy Swanson and Catherine Zeta Jones chose to rest at Cape Panwa Hotel while working on feature films in Asia.
Acclaimed actress, screenwriter, producer and director Joan Chen stayed at Cape Panwa Hotel during the production of the film ‘Turtle Beach’. The film crew was so impressed with our hotel that they decided to include Panwa House in one of the film’s sequences.
In 1999, during the production of the film ‘The Beach’ on the nearby island of Koh Phi Phi, Leonardo Di Caprio stayed at Cape Panwa Hotel, exuding charm and sincerity to all of our staff during his stay.
The international action film star Jean-Claude Van Damme, who often travels to Thailand, visited Cape Panwa Hotel in 2011, dazzling guests and staff alike with his savior fare and muscular gravitas.
Although we appreciate the presence of celebrities and royalty, each and every guest that stays at Cape Panwa Hotel, Phuket is given the red-carpet treatment. If you are a businessperson, artist or artisan; if you are a multi-millionaire or subsidizing your stay with a promotional discount, your patronage is highly valued, and we will give you the unrivalled service and opulent experiences that are the standard at Cape Panwa Hotel.