If you’re looking for a luxurious, decadent vacation then Koh Samui is perfect for you. A luxury vacation in Koh Samui offers you the best white-sand beaches, the most exclusive restaurants, and the most stylish five-star hotels. Whether you are celebrating a special anniversary, coming to the island on honeymoon, or taking a special break as a family, make your stay more relaxing and fun by choosing one of these luxury resorts. These luxury Koh Samui choices are all well-located and offer a full range of premium facilities and amenities.
W Retreat Koh Samui/ Image via Roderick Eime/ Flickr
1) W Retreat Koh Samui
This luxury resort is set on the beach at Maenam Beach, close to Bophut. This resort is a peaceful choice for people looking to get away from it all and offers a collection of 75 pool villas. W Retreat offers all the five-star amenities you would expect from a top quality hotel.
2) Mai Samui Beach Resort & Spa
A beautiful, family-friendly luxury resort on the northern coast of Koh Samui, Mai Samui overlooks the ocean and is surrounded by tropical gardens. The nightlife scene is 30 minutes away by car at Chaweng, and this resort is the perfect place for a little relaxation.
3) Vana Belle Koh Samui
Located on Chaweng Noi Beach in Koh Samui, the Vana Belle resort complex is a luxurious choice for a family stay or a couples retreat. There are five villas in the complex all fitted with top-of-the-range amenities and luxurious fittings. Enjoy a relaxing stay close to the beach with your own pool and in a stylishly designed personal villa.
4) Sareeraya Villa and Suites
A five-star resort situated in Chaweng Beach with a range of different suites, many with sea views. You can also choose between pool villas or suites with outdoor Jacuzzis. The resort has 49 rooms and is geared up for people looking for a luxurious stay on the island.
5) Banyan Tree Samui
Set on Koh Samui’s popular Lamai Beach, the Banyan Tree resort is on a hillside overlooking the bay with beautiful views across the water of the south eastern coast. The small terraces on the hillside have pool villas in a variety of categories for families and couples. Banyan Tree is a popular choice on Koh Samui for modern luxury in a tranquil setting.
6) InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort
Set within acres of landscaped tropical gardens, this resort is located above the amazing Taling Ngam Bay on the west coast of Koh Samui. If you are looking for an escape from the stresses of everyday life this is the perfect place to come – a secluded and beautiful spot with all the facilities you need for a comfortable stay.
7) Anantara Lawana Resort & Spa
A popular choice on Chaweng Beach, the Anantara Lawana Resort is at the more peaceful end of the beach and provides tranquil surroundings for a relaxing vacation. The resort is set on the beach and it also has its own pools. You are just a short trip away from busy Chaweng Central.
8) SALA Samui Resort and Spa
A five-star resort on Choeng Mon Beach in the north east section of Koh Samui, this resort has 69 villas and 53 of these have private pools. The resort is eco-friendly and has been creatively designed with comfort and style in mind.
9) Sandalwood Luxury Villas
Another five-star resort set on a hillside in Koh Samui, Sandalwood Luxury Villas overlooks Chaweng Moi and Chaweng Beach on the east coast of the island. There are 10 separate villas in this luxury complex and you are close to all the action at the resort of Chaweng.
10) Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa
Choose this resort on Lamai Beach, Koh Samui, for its luxurious villa accommodation. There are 14 private villas and 63 separate suites decorated in traditional style. You can choose from a private pool suite or villa, or a room overlooking the shore.
Six Senses Samui/ Image via Gilbert Parker/ Flickr
11) Six Senses Samui
Set at the southernmost tip of the island overlooking Choeng Mon Beach, Six Senses Samui is a home away from home – but with all the luxuries you dream of. The accommodation is private and secluded, and there is a range of dining options overlooking the ocean.
12) Silavadee Pool Spa Resort
Also located on Lamai Beach, the second-most popular area in Koh Samui, the Silavadee Pool Spa Resort is on a secluded hillside with views across the Gulf of Thailand. This resort benefits from a secluded and remote location but you can easily get to the airport and to Chaweng, which is only six kilometers away from the resort.
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