The Grand Mercure Khao Lak Bangsak is a celebration of southern Thai culture, offering guests a unique and memorable experience. The long and narrow site plot presented a challenge, but it was embraced as an opportunity to create a southern-style village along a canal.

At the heart of the resort is a floating market (Main restaurant) and spa facility,serving as a community gathering center for guests. These spaces will be designed to encourage interaction and socializing, with comfortable seating areas, shared spaces, and activities.The use of traditional southern Thai materials, and hand-crafted painting, creates a warm and inviting atmosphere.

The resort’s natural surroundings, including views of the sea is highlighted throughoutthe design. The main pool located at the end of the site, next to the ocean, offering breathtaking viewsand a peaceful escape. Outdoor spaces will be designed to take advantage of the views, using natural materials, such as stone and wood, to create a harmonious connection with the environment.

The guest rooms are situated along the canal, offering a tranquil and serene atmosphere.The use of soft, indirect lighting creates a relaxing and calming environment, while accents of color and pattern provides a playful touch. A specialty dining outlet will be located at the end of the site,next to the main pool, offering guests a unique dining experience.


Overall, the Grand Mercure Khao Lak Resort offers guests a true celebration of southern Thai culture,with a design that reflects the region’s rich history, traditions, and beauty.

  • Location BangMuang Takuapa, Phang Nga, Thailand
  • Date2022
  • Interior DesignermakeAscene
  • Landscape DesignerLandscape Textonic Limited