The advantages of a villa with a private pool in Koh Samui are obvious: you get perfect peace and privacy, you have freedom to swim or relax whenever you want, you get extra outdoor space, and you find a luxurious accommodation option that will leave you with a unique Koh Samui vacation to remember.
Koh Samui luxury hotels often come with their own private plunge pools or infinity pools. Here are a few of the best hotels and resorts on the island for travelers who love their own space, and are looking for something a bit special. Which one is your favorite?
1) Banyan Tree Samui
Perched on a stunning hillside towards the southern end of the island near to Lamai Beach, the Banyan Tree Samui is an amazing resort that gives you all the luxury you need on the island. The resort is designed over a series of terraces that all have great views over the ocean. There are several pool villas to choose from with different locations, all of them with stunning amenities and great views. This is the place to come with a special someone for a private and intimate Koh Samui vacation.
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2) Kanda Residences Pool Villa
The Kanda Residences Pool Villa Resort is a five star option on Choengmon Beach. There are 36 villas set on the hillside with sea views and small individual pools. The villas also offer an extensive array of amenities including rain showers and mini bars.
3) KC Resort and Over Water Villas
Located at Chaweng Beach, this resort option is ideal for exploring this popular location. The resort is a modern property with some nice over-water options for those who like to live close to the waves. Chaweng Beach is full of restaurants, shops and bars so is ideal for people who enjoy a livelier vacation.
4) Sareeraya Villas & Suites
Sareeraya Villa and Suites is located in the busy heart of the island at Chaweng Beach in Samui. The resort is fashioned in a traditional Thai style which makes for charming accommodation. The resort has a range of suites and rooms, plus villas, and there are many with a private pool and outdoor whirlpool baths. There are also resort pools and you can easily access the ocean.
5) Bhundhari Spa Resort & Villa Samui
Also set in Chaweng, this resort is close to the beach and boasts premium accommodation and facilities with some first-rate pool villas. This is a good choice for excellent value accommodation with a touch of luxury in a popular location.
6) Silavadee Pool Spa Resort
This resort is located in the secluded part of Koh Samui at Lamai Beach. If you are looking for a private pool then this resort gives you a pick of villa and room choices including ocean view pool villas and ocean view jacuzzi suites. The rooms are stylish and the resort is well-equipped with facilities to make your stay enjoyable.
7) Bo Phut Resort & Spa
The classy Bophut Resort & Spa looks out over the island of Koh Phangan and is near to the Fishermans Village in Bophut. Choose from different pool and garden villas with views and modern amenities.
8) Renaissance Koh Samui Resort & Spa
Renaissance Koh Samui Resort & Spa in Lamai Beach is surrounded by natural gardens and offers a selection of pool villas for guests, including ocean view suites. The resort itself is peaceful and secluded with a variety of restaurants and bars, plus a good spa, for guests’ enjoyment.
9) Chaweng Noi Pool Villa
While not one of the most luxurious pool villa resorts in Koh Samui, the Chaweng Noi Pool Villa nevertheless offers good value accommodation and there is a central pool with easy access for the villas. The location is good at the heart of Chaweng Noi, and there are plenty of amenities within the rooms.
10) Six Senses Samui
This is one of the best high-end choices in Koh Samui – the Six Senses resort is stylish, unique and luxurious with everything laid out perfectly. It is located close to the airport and provides some lovely pool villas for privacy and relaxation in this stunning part of the island.
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