Phang Nga Sandbox Hotels: List of SHA Plus Hotels

Phang Nga province in Southern Thailand has become a part of “Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension” program, allowing fully vaccinated tourists to visit the area without quarantine. Find the list of Phang Nga hotels with SHA Plus certificate that are acceptable for Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension.

General Information of Phang Nga

Phang Nga is among the most beautiful southern provinces in Thailand, with the shore of the Andaman Sea to the west and Phang Nga Bay to the south. Phang Nga is full of unique natural resources. If talking about Phang Nga Province, it would be impossible not to mention Khao Lak ("Khao Lak Sandbox") , the most popular seaside resort area for tourism, located just 80 kilometers north of Phuket International Airport. Khao Lak is a beautiful, secluded place that is great for a couple or relaxed family vacation. Khao Lak is also the starting point for snorkeling tours in the Similan and Surin Islands, where you can see multicolored coral reefs and extremely diverse ecosystem. A visit to Phang Nga Marine National Park is also a must and will give you an unforgettable experience.

How long to stay at SHA Plus Hotels?

According to the rules of Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension scheme, the first 7 nights must be spent in Phuket SHA Plus hotels but for the next 7 nights of mandatory stay you can move to SHA Plus hotels in Phang Nga.

Booking Phang Nga SHA Plus Hotels

The most convenient way to book Phang Nga Sandbox hotels is by using a reliable online travel agent such as or However, not all Phang Nga hotels found there are certified as SHA Plus so we would highly recommend checking if your chosen hotel is one of SHA Plus hotels listed below.

List of SHA Plus Hotels in Phang Nga

Currently, there are more than 70 SHA Plus hotels in Phang Nga that meet the health and safety guidelines to provide accommodation for vaccinated travelers.  However, at the moment only SHA plus hotels in Khao Lak, Koh Yao Noi and Koh Yao Yai can be used by travelers visiting Phang Nga under Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension scheme.

The list of the best Phang Nga SHA Plus hotels grouped by areas is provided below.

Khao Lak SHA Plus Hotels

1. Aleenta Phuket - Phang Nga Resort and Spa

Aleenta Phuket - Phang Nga Resort and Spa

Located on the sunset side of the Andaman Sea and the pristine Natai Beach, the 5 Star Aleenta Phuket Resort & Spa in Phang Nga is just 25 minutes north of the Phuket International Airport. Aleenta's luxury resort accommodation range in sizes from 80sqm for smallest suites to up to 4-bedroom beachfront Grand Villas.

2. Beyond Resort Khaolak

Beyond Resort Khaolak

Lush, luxurious and romantic, Beyond Resort Khaolak is a multi-award-winning all-villa adults-only indulgent beach resort offering a pure escape in paradise. On the white powder sand of Pakweep Beach in Phang Nga Thailand, surrounded by unspoiled nature and verdant tropical greenery, find your perfect holiday destination or setting for your beachfront wedding. Only guests over 18 years old are allowed

3. Seaview Resort Khao Lak

Seaview Resort Khao Lak

 Seaview Resort Khao Lak is set on Nang Thong Beach, an extensive stretch of fine sands framed by the emerald blue waters of the Andaman Sea and against a verdant mountainous background. The resort offers a choice of accommodation options ranging from comfortable garden view rooms to relaxing pool villas, along with a stunning beach and a wealth of activities and facilities to keep both adults and younger guests busy and happy.

4. Kalima Resort & Villas Khao Lak Phang Nga

Kalima Resort & Villas Khao Lak Phang Nga

The Kalima Khao Lak, is a new 5-star luxury hotel. design and architecture which reflects our Sino Portuguese heritage. The other, is the tribute we’ve made to our Tin Mining .The property is a hidden gem and sits in a secluded area surrounded by mangrove forests, rubber plantations and is boarded by river estuaries.

5. Baba Beach Club Natai Luxury Pool Villa Hotel

Baba Beach Club Natai Luxury Pool Villa Hotel

Baba Beach Club Natai Luxury Pool Villa Hotel, Natai was envisioned with the intention of fusing together brio and bluster with glamour and grace located just 20 minutes north of Phuket International Airport, managed and developed by internationally acclaimed luxury pool villa hotel & residential estate Sri panwa. Offering resort-style living of the highest quality, maximum privacy, and superior service on an exclusive unspoilt 42 rai beachfront on Natai beach.

6. Villa Sundara

Villa Sundara

Six-bedroom villa on Natai beach. Steps away from the beach, Villa Sundara features pavilions with floor-to-ceiling glass doors that offer views of the Andaman Sea. This six-bedroom beachfront villa has an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. Combining wooden interiors with designer furniture and modern art, the beachfront villas have spacious living and dining areas. The Family Room boasts a DVD library, a Wii game console, and a small library. Air-conditioned bedrooms have flat-screen TVs and en suite marble bathrooms.

7. Grand Mercure Khao Lak Bangsak

Grand Mercure Khao Lak Bangsak

Located in Khao Lak, Grand Mercure Khao Lak Bangsak offers beachfront accommodations 1,300 feet from Bang Sak Beach. The new beachfront resort on Bangsak beach that perfect blends Southern Thai design touches with subtle modern elements. Ideal for families, couples and anyone seeking a uniquely peaceful experience.

8. TUI BLUE Khao Lak Resort

TUI BLUE Khao Lak Resort

TUI BLUE Khao Lak Resort offers an adult-only accommodation located within a 15-minute walk from Khaolak Centre. It boasts an outdoor pool, a fitness centre and an on-site restaurant. Free on-site parking is provided. Free WiFi is available in the lobby. Khaolak-Lamru National Park is a 15-minute walk from TUI BLUE Khao Lak Resort and Thap Lamu Pier is a 15-minute ride away. Phuket International Airport can be reached within an hour’s drive from the property. 

9. Pullman Khao Lak Resort

Pullman Khao Lak Resort

Pullman Khao Lak Resort is situated on Bang Muang Beach, with a gently sloping white sand beach, turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea and beauty of Khao Sok National Park. The architecture is Sino Portuguese inspired with handcrafted local materials that celebrate the heritage of Khao Lak. The resort offers well appointed suites and pool villas, a kids club, 4 pools, 2 restaurants and bars as well as excursions to the surrounding area. Ideal for families, friends or couples.

10. X10 Khaolak Resort

X10 Khaolak Resort

X10 Khaolak Resort is situated in Khao Lak and 2 km from the city centre. The non-smoking resort has an outdoor pool and fitness centre, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Every room at this resort is air conditioned and is fitted with a flat-screen TV. Certain units include a seating area for your convenience. You will find a kettle in the room. Each room is equipped with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hair dryer.

Check the full list of SHA Plus certified Khao Lak Hotels available for Phang Nga Sandbox

Khao Lak Hotels


Koh Yao Yai SHA Plus Hotels

1. Royal Yao Yai Island Beach Resort

Royal Yao Yai Island Beach Resort

Royal Yao Yai Island Beach Resort overlooking the spectacular white sandy beach of Loh Pa-Red, with the best sunset scenery on Yao Yai Island, this absolute beachfront hotel near Phuket offers a range of elegant and relaxing experiences. Enjoy direct beach access just a few steps away and feel the sand between your toes as your cares drift away on your perfect beach holiday.

2. Yao Yai Beach Resort

Yao Yai Beach Resort

Yao Yai Beach Resort is beach front resort in Koh Yao Yai Thailand where you can wake up with chirping birds and soothing waves in a beautiful garden on the beach and wait for the wonderful sunsets daily from your room that are only 10 meters away from the best beach in Phang Nga Bay. The restaurant serves organic seafood from local fishers but also International dishes and alcoholic drinks are available.

3. Koh Yao Yai Village

Koh Yao Yai Village

The 4-star luxury Koh Yao Yai Village is nestled within a rainforest, steps from the tranquil shores of Yao Yai Islands. Offering direct access to a 400 m private beach and magnificent views of Phang Nga Bay and Phi Phi Islands, it also boasts a large infinity pool. Each air-conditioned bungalow at the Koh Yao Yai Village comes decorated in local hand-crafted artworks and furnishings. Featuring a semi-open concept, the spacious bungalows offer outdoor rainshower facilities, a private terrace with deck chairs and umbrella. Dreamy views of the ocean or rainforest are enjoyed from the rooms.

4. Thiwson Beach Resort

Thiwson Beach Resort

Thiwson Beach Resort is set in the midst of a sun-basking beach surrounded by sea beauty and quintessential experiences that inspire precious moments. Discover the legendary hospitality of people in the pursuit of continuous happiness that helps your mind, body and mind through health programs, immersing in culture or culinary travel. 

5. Santhiya Koh Yao Yai Resort & Spa

Santhiya Koh Yao Yai Resort & Spa

Santhiya Resorts & Spas Traditional Thai-Style Luxury Beach Resorts Derived from Thai words meaning “natural” and “beauty”, Santhiya Resorts & Spas are situated in the most pristine tropical corners of Thailand. Santhiya Koh Yao Yai boasts absolute ocean frontage with peaceful stretches of beach interrupted only by the gentle lapping of waves on the shore. The Thai traditional style resorts will blow your mind with unique steep-roofed pavilions, stand-alone pool villas and alfresco ‘sala’ gazebos which are all constructed from luxurious teakwood. Moreover, the internal furnishings and furniture are crafted from the same elegant hardwood as well.


Koh Yao Noi SHA Plus Hotels

1. Sabai Corner Bungalows

Sabai Corner Bungalows

Seafront bungalows at Koh Yao Noi Nestled between jungle and sea, Sabai Corner is a small resort with just 10 bungalows with a spectacular view of a part of Phang-Nga bay. Sabai Corner Restaurant combines great food with a great view, with a wide range of italian and thai dishes, seafood, fresh juices and salads.

2. Koyao Island Resort

Koyao Island Resort

Koyao Island Resort is located on Koh Yao Noi in the famous archipelago of Phang Nga Bay in southern Thailand. Remote, yet easily accessible, we are surrounded by secluded beaches, rain forests and uninhabited islands in a place where mass tourism and hotels are far away and the original Thai hospitality has free reign. Our resort is designed in a traditional Thai architectural style which blends graciously into a coconut palm setting. Each villa faces the beach for stunning views over the bay.

3. Paradise Kohyao resort

Paradise Kohyao resort

Paradise KohYao is a holiday destination nestled in Phang Nga Bay between Phuket and Krabi dedicated to bringing you back to nature in total comfort.

4. Cape Kudu Hotel

Cape Kudu Hotel

Adjacent to the beach, Cape Kudu Hotel offers cozy accommodation in a peaceful area of Ko Yao Noi. Guests can indulge in the outdoor pool overlooking endless views of the sea. Rooms at this property are spacious and equipped with a complete range of facilities, including of a flat-screen TV, a seating area and a fridge. Certain units boast a living room fitted with a comfortable grand sofa for guests to relax in. The en suite bathroom comes with both shower and bathtub.

5. Treehouse Villas Kohyao

Treehouse Villas Kohyao

TreeHouse Villas is a new adults-only luxury villa resort designed for guests with a love of the environment. Set amongst the jungle’s canopy in a treetop location with unspoiled views to the ancient Jurassic massifs of Phang Nga Bay.