Phang-Nga, Thailand, September 7, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Aquella Golf and Country Club, a luxurious golf course overlooking the Andaman coastline, forming the center piece of the Aquella masterplan development, a short drive north of Phuket International Airport, the luxurious development will feature lavish pool villas, an18-hole championship golf course and clubhouse boasting first class integrated leisure facilities. Future development phases will see a 5star resort hotel and condominiums, along with other residential leisure facilities, such as tennis and spas that will make Aquella the place to live and enjoy leisure time in the region. Aquella affords incredible vistas of the pristine Thai Muang beachfront and turquoise Andaman Sea that stretches 2.5km along the property.
Aquella Golf & Country Club, a par-72, 7,000+ yard golf course, that will showcase championship standard playing conditions and unrivalled services year-round. Without doubt, a true heaven-on-earth for golfers wishing to experience the best, that is sure to become a bucket list course for any passionate golfer visiting Thailand. Designed by Phil Ryan & Paul Reeves of Australian architecture firm – Pacific Course Design who utilised the land to provide golfers with an eclectic mix and variety of holes combining strategy and power. Sculpted to take in panoramic views of the Andaman Sea and nearby mountains, combined with narrow rolling fairways intersected by natural waterways and strategically placed bunkers, featuring striking bunker faces forged out of vintage wooden railway sleepers, it is sure to leave all golfer with lasting memories.
James Shippey, Managing Director of Absolute Golf Services the Thai based management group engaged to provide management services for the newly opened club said “It’s with great pride that we see all the hard work of the various stakeholders come together to form a truly amazing facility. We look forward to working with the team on the ground to continue to push operational boundaries to establish Aquella amongst the best in the region, not only in terms of golf course conditioning and playability, but the absolute focus on the delivery of service excellence. We see Aquella being one of the jewels in the crown of our management portfolio.”
Aquella is also graced by an outstandingly elegant clubhouse that allows you to sit back and relax in sumptuous comfort. The innovative inspiration of world-leading architects, Paradise Designs, blends authentic wood and modern styling, finished to the highest of standards thus ensuring all are captivated by the warmth of the Aquella welcome and offerings. Adorned by a rich variety of blooms and plants, the landscape offers the pleasant and cozy atmosphere of a luxurious country club for golfers and guests to relax and rejuvenate during and after a round or a meal in the restaurant.
Furthermore, Aquella boasts a fully equipped driving range with 20 undercover bays featuring automated ball dispensers, along with a grass tee, a fun and challenging mini golf course, again crafted by Pacific Coast Design. Within the clubhouse you will have the opportunity to work on your fitness in the state-of-the-art Gymnasium, pamper yourself in the luxurious Spa, enjoy casual and fine dining at the Approach Restaurant, all of which afford vistas overlook the golf course. Aquella also caters for banquets on a purpose-built function lawn and VIP meetings within its high-tech conference facilities.
General Manager Simon Mees said “We are ready to welcome both domestic and international golfers when the current situation allows, and I am sure that those who visit will be thoroughly impressed by the course and its ancillary facilities. Together with AGS we have implemented some unique touch points for Thailand, such as Visage GPS on all carts and a visitor cashless passport system. We are dedicated to providing a guest experience that will truly set us apart and make Aquella a market leader as we continue to develop and enhance our product and the services we offer”
The Aquella development is a collaboration between two leading Hong Kong development companies – Pacific Century Premium Developments (PCPD) and the Lan Kwai Fong Group (LKF). Aquella Golf & Country Club is managed and operated by Absolute Golf Services (AGS), a leading golf course management and consultancy company in Asia.