The Tamerine is a self-contained paradise situated close to the sleepy fishing village of Bangsaray on Thailand's Eastern Seaboard, only 90 minutes drive from Bangkok International Airport and less than two hours from the centre of Bangkok itself. The resort lies within the exclusive gated community known as Buraran, located in the foothills above Bangsaray and enjoys breathtaking views of the coastline and the islands dotting the horizon.
The Tamerine is a secluded private retreat set in three acres of lush, tropical, landscaped gardens, recently voted one of Thailand's top 10, and featuring its own lake.
The Tamerine has spacious living accommodation for up to 20 people, in nine beautifully appointed rooms (including one with four bunkbeds). An additional 6 bedrooms (sleeping further 12) are available in the adjacent property "Villa Buraran"(available on request). There are also a variety of distinctive dining and sala lounges overlooking the 22-metre swimming-pool and the landscaped gardens.
The Tamerind has a fully equipped gym, a private floodlit tennis court, a full-size boule (petanque) pit, a massage sala facing onto the lake behind the house, a cinema suite with state-of-the-art TV & sound systems, and an office with computers, internet, fax and phone for executive use. Massage therapists, personal trainers, swimming and tennis coaches are available at any time. thetamarind is the perfect solution for those seeking privacy, luxury and highly personalized services; whether as an individual, a couple, an extended family, or a group of executives needing to unwind.
The Bali House (Sleeps 4), is a self-contained villa with 2 bedrooms, a living-dining room, and a kitchenette area. The design combines original Balinese temple doors and antique Indonesian furniture with contemporary accents and modern Asian style.
Main House (Sleeps 8), is a two storey fusion of Thai & Balinese architecture housing three bedroom suites, the TV/Cinema room (known as the Lava Lounge) and the main kitchen.
The 4 Pool Villas, open onto the swimming pool and the embracing pool patio. Each villa has high pitched ceilings and private en-suite bathrooms. The Pool Villas, like all bedrooms in thetamarind, have internally wired Bose sound systems, flat screen TVs, and wireless internet connections.
Clubhouse (Villa Buraran): situated 50 yards from thetamarind, and connected via a private pathway, is the original Buraran Estate clubhouse, which has been completely renovated and serves as a useful overflow for thetamarind guests. The spacious buildings contain 6 extra bedrooms , a living room, a kitchen/dining area with Outdoor BBQ, its own 22 meter pool with baby pool and diving board and gym equipment.Guests also enjoy free access to two communal tennis courts and Free WIFI throughout the property. Villa Buraran offers well-appointed accommodation and can be used to sleep up to 13 people (extra beds also available on request), and can be easily configured for seminars, meetings and other special events.
The Spice Lounge: warmth and comfort abound in this open-air living room, adjacent to the Dining Pavilion and overlooking the pool and patio. Splashes of zesty fabrics articulate the raised sofa lounge, with pillows and cushions in burnt orange, turmeric, mandarin and chocolate, off-set against a vibrant saffron wall with gold niches, creating an inviting and luxurious den and an always-shaded respite from the heat of the day.
Thailand Villa Swimming pool – Serving as a central focus to the master plan and giving the resort its luxurious character, the swimming pool at the tamarine is another example of the care and attention to detail by the owner to create a symphony of visual stimulation for the overall enjoyment of guests. Featuring special stonework imported from Bali, a water-cooling system for the very hot times of the year and a “no sting” salt water purification system, this 22 X 12 meter pool is not only a joy for swimmers, but also the ideal place for lounging around its glimmering opulence whether for sunbathing on teak lounge chairs or simply enjoying a cool dip at any time of the day or night.