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The Slate

Phuket, Thailand

Just a short drive from Phuket Airport, The Slate formely known as Indigo Pearl boasts a unique design based on the area's tin mining industry. Using bold industrial frameworks and creative furnishings the property sets itself apart in the design stakes

At a Glance

  • Short transfers from Phuket Airport

  • Three main pools to choose from to include an adults only one

  • Wonderful kids' clubs

  • Fun restaurant venues

Beach, Family

Insider's View

Enjoy a delicious Thai dinner at Black Ginger in the middle of the lagoon!

Scott Dunn team

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to The Slate or take a look at our itineraries to West coast beaches and islands


Keeping with the history and heritage of Phuket, The Slate (formerly The Indigo Pearl) combines heavy industrial frameworks and bold bright furnishings to create a completely unique design. From the original outdoor ceiling fans that have been taken from working tin mines to the dining room chairs made from original JCB buckets it is unlike any other property in Phuket.

The suites are very spacious with plenty of space both indoor and outdoor to relax and unwind. The Premium Bed Suites and D-Buk Suites have open plan bathrooms half indoor and outdoor and are both well appointed while the Pool Suites have the added advantage of your own personal balcony and pool. The one and two bedroom Private Pool Villas are even larger and offer separate salas for the bedroom and living and a fantastic private pool.

There are numerous dining options available including the relaxed Tin Mine and Underground Cafe serving a mix of international and Thai dishes throughout the day to the more grownup Rivet & Rebar and Black Ginger providing a fantastic balance between sophisticated menus and impressive design.

There are three fantastic swimming pools here, two of which are adult only infinity pools equipped with pool bars and one brilliant family pool. For guests looking for even more relaxation, there is a lovely spa, which of course follows suit in the fabulous design.


There are a total of 177 suites at The Slate with a choice of categories. Suites have similar décor with neutral wall colors, wooden floor and red furnishings. Some of the room categories have pools and some can accommodate extra beds. Rooms are complete with Wi-Fi, coffee and tea making facilities, flat screen TVs and in-room safes. All have a private balcony or courtyard and the Pool Suite has a small garden/terrace alongside the private pool.

Premium Bed Suite

  • 55-65sqm
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Large window
  • Views of plantations

D-Buk Suite

  • 76sqm
  • Good for families with separate sleeping and living area
  • Two terraces
  • Garden views

Pool Suite

  • 112sqm
  • Separate sleeping area
  • Dining
  • Private Pool
  • Garden courtyard

Private Pool Villa

  • 550-2,500sqm
  • Bedroom
  • Dining area
  • Living area
  • Barbecue and Bar
  • Fast track VIP transfer
  • Butler Service


Children are welcome to come and stay at The Slate and they are practically accommodated in the D-Buk Suite with their parents if necessary. There is a kids club - Tin Box - for children over 4 years where they can partake in programs and activities such as arts and crafts and there is also a special pool for children.


There is a whole host of dining options at The Slate with cuisine from all over the world. Black Ginger's unique location on the lagoon is accessed via boat and serves a range of authentic Thai cuisine. Rivet & Rebar has a modern grill concept with a sophisticated atmosphere. Tin Mine is where you will enjoy your morning breakfast buffet. Underground Café serves tempting homemade ice creams, pastries and sandwiches.


The Slate is conveniently located to enjoy a number of watersports such as windsurfing, kayaking, aqua-aerobics and stand-up paddle board, all of which can be offered by the resort. Why not partake in a cooking class in Moo's kitchen, head on a tour of the region to see some local temples, explore the local markets or try your hand at learning some Thai to add some culture to your trip? The well-informed concierge and staff will be able to offer advice and tips on how best to make the most of your stay!

Location & Directions

Phuket, Thailand

Indigo Pearl is located on Phuket's northern coastline not too far away from the airport and close to attractions. It has a backdrop of rainforest and looks out to views of the islands in the sparkling sea.

When to go

Tropical climate and the driest months to visit are December to March. November and April are also good months to visit and you may get some rain, although it is outside of the monsoon season. May to October is the monsoon with downpours occurring once or twice a day, rather than constant rain.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to The Slate or take a look at our itineraries to West coast beaches and islands

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