Client Centara Hotels & Resorts, Bangkok, Thailand
Our client for this 550-room, five-star luxury resort, located on a six-hectare beachfront site, originally came to FORREC for a pool and garden design. But one look at this project, and we saw so much more. To set it apart from the many competing resorts nearby, we proposed a totally immersive guest experience.
A legend about a mythical jungle tribe became the theme for a spectacular active landscape with a lush water garden as its centrepiece. Shallow waterfalls, caverns, pools and play areas were interconnected by body slides, a lazy river tube ride, meandering walk ways and bridges. The illusion of participating in a forgotten civilization so captivates guests, the resort earned a 2015 Travellers’ Choice Award as voted by visitors of tripadvisor.com
Wayfinding & Signage
FORREC Ltd, FORREC US Inc.: Master Planning, Concept, Schematic Design, Design Development
Brendan Beer Gorman, NY: Hotel Architect
SAI Consultant Co. LTD.: Local Architect