Vice President, Cape Dara Resort
Miss Pattamon Mekavarakul, or Beau, is the daughter of Mrs Monta and Mr Surat Mekavarakul. The Mekavarakuls are well known in Pattaya as those behind one of the city’s most-respected enterprises, Mike Group.
Beau currently contributes to the family business as Vice President of Cape Dara Resort. The 26-storey property on the North Pattaya coastline represents Mike Group’s most ambitious project to date. Among the strikingly contemporary resort’s many distinctions are unrivalled sea and coastline views available from all 264 guest rooms. Surrounded by more than three-quarter hectare of natural surroundings including the resort’s own private beach, Cape Dara Resort introduces to Pattaya true five-star luxury at a six-star location.
Beau’s formal educational achievements include hospitality certificates from All Saints Anglican School, Gold Coast, Australia; a bachelor’s degree with second-class honours in travel industry management from Mahidol University International College, Thailand; and a master’s degree with merits in advertising and design from the University of Leeds, England.
After helping with her family’s business concerns in a variety of ways from a young age, Beau would later gain significant hospitality-industry knowledge and skills during her high school years while working in Mike Group hotels.
Throughout the following years, she augmented her studies with wide-ranging hospitality-related experience. Internships gave insight on essential hotel operation matters such as front office, housekeeping and food and beverage departments, in addition to vital activities such as training programmes and personnel management. Among her paid positions have been that of marketing communication and sales coordinator for a major international hotel chain.
When not organising a busy working life, Beau enjoys travel and photography, interests that combine to allow her different perspectives on the world in more than one sense. She practises yoga to stay fit physically and mentally, a pursuit revealing the importance she places on life balance. Reflecting her educational background in advertising and design, she’s a keen observer of fashion and beauty trends. In fact, she recently pursued her dream by taking short courses in fashion designs at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. Besides hospitality and property business she’s doing, In the near future, she’s developing few more business in regarding fashion and wedding industry.
For long Beau has conducted her life based on a straightforward idea: “Do your best at whatever role you’ve taken during every phase of life. But at the same time, enjoy life too.” Indeed, Beau fully believes life should be lived with great enthusiasm and a zeal for new experiences, for when older she does not want to look back with regret at any missed opportunities.