New Man on Naka Island

New Man On Naka Island

There’s a new man on Naka Island as The Naka Island, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa has appointed David Campbell as the resort’s General Manager.


After beginning his career in 1997 as a cook in Toronto, Canada, David has travelled the globe taking on progressive rolls such as Chef de Cuisine at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong in 2010; Assistant Director of Food and Beverage at Park Hyatt Beijing in 2013; Director of Food and Beverage at Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Center in 2015; and Hotel Manager at JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok in 2020. Throughout, he has demonstrated leadership and effective, efficient management in all aspects of each hotel’s operations.


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The secluded Naka Island Resort.


“The Naka Island, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa has a rich history as a destination authority on the island of Naka Yai offering a uniquely local experience while telling the stories of the area like no other property in Phuket can. I am delighted to have been granted this opportunity to become the hotel’s General Manager. I will be working hard to achieve even higher levels of hospitality, delivering our guests the kind of resort experience that only The Naka Island can offer and building an enduring love for our hotel,” said the new GM.


With a 24-year career in the hospitality industry and extensive knowledge and experience of luxury brands, the new general manager is sure to be a great asset to The Naka Island, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa which celebrated its thirteenth anniversary this year. The resort will continue to provide guests with memorable experiences and uphold the traditions of which The Luxury Collection is so proud, while striving to further enhance service quality and brand value into the future.


The Naka Island, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Phuket is tucked away on a secluded island just off the east coast of Phuket, Thailand. Journey to the boutique resort is by speedboat and takes in the enchanting beauty of rich coconut groves, ivory sandy beaches and limestone cliffs as guests skim the waves surrounding Naka Island.


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Enjoy blissful privacy in the Tropical Pool Villa.


The exclusive resort offers 23 spacious and comfortable Deluxe rooms and suites, and 67 luxurious tropical style villas with private pool, relaxation sala and outdoor soaking tub.


Whether guests are looking for a rejuvenating spa getaway or adventurous Thailand expeditions, they typically find what they are looking for at The Naka Island, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Phuket.


Exceptional Cuisine


Aromatic, flavourful and healthy – Thai cuisine and other flavours of the region are celebrated in The Naka Island’s restaurants and Z Bar. The resort features Tonsai, an all-day dining restaurant in a casual, beautiful seaside setting. For the ultimate al fresco dining experience, My Grill is an open beachside grill house that serves the freshest seafood and juiciest steaks with a southern Thai influence.


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Surf ‘n’ Turf is but one of the specialties at My Grill restaurant.


Relax in a family-style dining setting and savour inspired sharing food platters with flavours from around the world while quaffing delicious and refreshing cocktails made of the finest locally produced Chalong Bay rum at Rum Chapel. Otherwise, sip on a signature cocktail from Z Bar’s extensive cocktail menu while enjoying a spectacular sunset over the ocean.


If private dining is more to your style, let The Naka Island’s experienced chefs prepare a spectacular feast for you at your villa, or a packed gourmet picnic or even a private dinner on the beach.



Source: The Naka Island, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa.

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