Here is a list of our recommendations of the best luxury hotels and resorts in Koh Samui, Thailand:
#1 Conrad Koh Samui Resort & Spa
Conrad Koh Samui Resort and Spa has one of the most stunning ocean views. It is also located near lush rainforests, making it an ideal choice for visitors who want to be close to nature. The hotel was recognized as the Best Luxury Wellness Spa for Asia in the 2013 World Luxury Spa Awards. It offers several luxury villas in its residential wing. There are various lounges and restaurants to select from when you visit this spa. It is also ideal for weddings, events, and meetings.
#2 Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui
This hotel is home to one of the best private white sandy beaches in Koh Samui. Guests can enjoy secluded villas that overlook the Gulf of Thailand. Some of the amenities and services available include babysitting services, private cruises, beach sports, fitness facilities, tennis, kids program, business services, spa, and infinity-edge swimming pool with breathtaking views.
#3 Six Senses Koh Samui
This resort offers over 60 small private villas. Most of the villas have separate pools that are designed to blend with the natural vegetation. It is located a short distance from the airport. One of the highlights of this resort is its incredible infinity pool and innovative dining experience where guests enjoy great cuisine as they take in spectacular views.
#4 InterContinental Samui
This resort is located on Koh Samui’s west coast, an unspoiled area. It offers over 70 Thai-inspired rooms. The resort is the best choice for couples on honeymoon and small families. It has seven pools and an impressive infinity pool. Guests can enjoy world-class dining in its restaurant, Amber. The setting is perfect for a destination wedding.
#5 Banyan Tree Samui
This resort overlooks the picturesque Lamai Bay. It features elevated structures that are common in traditional Thai architecture. It is the perfect spot for those who want to retreat from the fast pace of modern cities. There are several secluded villas that are suitable for couples.
#6 W Hotel Samui
This luxury hotel is spread over nine miles, and it features a private beach and several restaurants and bars. It is found between BoPhut and Maenam, one of the best beach locations in Thailand. There are over 70 villa pool retreats, and each one of them offers luxury and indulgence. It has a spa and provides a world-class dining experience.
#7 Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa
This is one of the best hideaway resorts in Koh Samui. It is found in Lamai Beach, which is only a short distance from Samui International Airport. Guests can enjoy magnificent views of the Gulf of Thailand from this resort. It has suites and villas that provide luxury and privacy. The villas have private pools while suites offer a shared pool.
#8 Anantara Lawana Resort & Spa
Anantara Lawana Resort and Spa is located in a quiet part of Chaweng Beach. It is only a short distance from the ocean. The accommodation is one of the best compared to other luxury resorts in the area. Some of the key features include a spa, golf, fitness facilities, boxing classes, pool bar, fishing, yoga classes, diving, and snorkeling.
#9 Sala Samui Resort & Spa
This hotel offers a relaxing and comfortable ambiance. It features distinct Thai architecture and modern amenities and facilities. It is located on Choeng Mon Beach. The staff is well-trained and very friendly. Guests enjoy private, personal, and professional services. It is a short distance from the vibrant nightlife and shopping experience. There are a couple of oceanfront pools in this hotel, and its spa ensures guests get a memorable experience.
#10 Tongsai Bay Cottages & Hotel
This hotel is considered one of the best for holidaying families. It has been in operation for many years. It is set on a 25-acre piece of land, and it overlooks a sandy bay. The hotel is popular among guests who are looking for tranquility and privacy. Guests can relax on a private beach and enjoy spa sessions. It is also an excellent wedding location.
#11 Renaissance Koh Samui
This hotel is located on a hill and offers great views of the sea. It provides deluxe accommodation and guests enjoy spacious terraces and private whirlpools. The hotel is ideal for executive retreats and weddings. Some of the main amenities include a pool, fitness center, spa, and airport shuttle.
The Luxury Signature manages and features only the most luxurious multi-million dollars privately owned luxury villas for rent in Koh Samui, ranging from 4 to 10 bedrooms, with dedicated staff. However, there are times that our private villas are fully booked or not the ideal accommodation such as for solo travelers, couples, and small families, as an alternative.
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