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If you want luxury at an unbeatable price, Thailand is the place to go. This is especially true on the Kingdom's enchanting islands. In addition to their natural beauty, the islands are home to some of the most spectacular resorts. Although, the mainland also has a fantastic selection.
All these must-visit destinations are known for their luxurious interiors and for being world-class facilities with top-notch Thai hospitality. So, if you're planning a long trip of pampering, treat yourself to one of these luxurious hideaways - they're ideal for romance or restoration.
The Four Seasons brand is synonymous with pure luxury, and the Koh Samui edition is no exception.
The 5-star resort stands on a white sand beach within a backdrop of thick vegetation. It features a 50-meter infinity pool, a gym, tennis courts, Muay Thai boot camps, and many other great things.
Here, you can enjoy a private wine tasting and then dine on the beach at one of the establishment's three exquisite restaurants and bars.
You can choose between private homes and villas of various sizes for accommodation. One of the most lavish options is the four-bedroom Owner's Residence, which has its own yacht, chef, butler, and private infinity pool.
The Library is a unique boutique luxury experience on Samui, with contemporary design, artistic accents, and minimalist decoration. It is renowned for its gorgeous Red Pool, which overlooks Chaweng Beach.
There's also a gym and a library full of books, music, and movies. However, the hotel's spaciousness is perhaps its most opulent feature. The Bookmark trademark suite is almost 100 meters with a triple king-size bed, iMac, mood lighting, walk-in closet, indoor Jacuzzi, and rain shower.
You're sure to enjoy a fantastic day at Melia Koh Samui. The resort offers the most outstanding services and amenities for your comfort, including 24-hour room service and daily housekeeping.
The guestrooms are built for maximum comfort with warm decor and essential conveniences like linen service, blackout curtains, hairdryer, and bathrobes. The executive lounge delivers high-end services in a sophisticated luxury setting, and its on-site restaurants offer excellent and easy meals.
You can do lots during your stay, including go to the beach, drink in the pool at the poolside bar, enjoy a massage and other treatments at the spa, relax in the sauna, or get active at the gym. They also offer watersports equipment rentals.
Anantara is another renowned brand synonymous with magnificent luxury, and the villas on Koh Phangan certainly live up to expectations. The Anantara is a tranquil retreat on the private Thong Nai Pan Noi Beach, with an infinity pool, spa, sea view wine cellar, culinary school, yoga, diving, and other watersports.
The resort boasts 400 meters of beach coastline and is surrounded by gorgeous gardens and mountains. Each room and villa has a private pool. The largest of these is the Ocean Pool Villa, featuring 220 meters of space, including a wide terrazzo tub and ocean views from the bed.
Even though mass tourism has ravaged much of Thailand's favorite diving island, the Dusit Buncha resort on the northern point is doing its part to stay eco-friendly while maintaining a high degree of luxury and natural beauty. Each bungalow includes solar cell systems, and the resort has been constructed to best suit the surrounding nature and make use of the panoramic sea views.
Dusit Buncha overlooks the Koh Nangyuan islands, a popular snorkeling destination. Only villas are available here, with some giving added luxuries like private pools, sunset views, or terraces. As a bonus, it's cheap compared to other luxury accommodation in the country.
While Phuket (Thailand's largest island) has several luxurious resorts, Trisara – Sanskrit for 'the garden in the third heaven' – is unquestionably lovely.
Trisara offers a variety of suites, villas, private apartments, and even a boathouse, all with private pools. The most extravagant is the 6-bedroom, three-story, beachfront property with a 22-meter private infinity pool, pavilion, outdoor dining sala, full bar, billiards room, and private cinema.
In addition, Trisara offers a spa, a 45-meter saltwater pool, and private helicopter trips over Phang Nga Bay.
The award-winning Amanpuri, set amidst a coconut plantation overlooking the Andaman Sea, pays homage to Thailand's glorious past. It is considered a holistic paradise, as it has an outdoor meditation sala, a gym, a Pilates studio, a yoga pavilion, and four floodlit tennis courts. Also, the resort can arrange trekking, scuba, and golf excursions.
Accommodation is in hillside pavilions and villas with private terraces, outdoor salas, and ample space. Many have ocean or garden views and private pools. Each villa has two servants, Thai art and antique furnishings, and two to nine bedrooms. However, rooms here aren't cheap and start at 25,000 baht per night.
Stay at Le Meriden Phuket Beach Resort to enjoy all that Phuket offers. It offers several services and amenities to make your stay more enjoyable. The resort's taxi and shuttle services help you schedule day trips, sightseeing, and more around Phuket. Plus, room amenities like 24-hour room service and regular housekeeping allow you to make the most of your downtime.
If you don't feel like going out, you may eat at the restaurant on-site, go to the beach, enjoy a massage at the spa or moment in the steam room, or have fun at night in the resort's karaoke rooms bar, or nightclub. In addition, fitness buffs may keep up their regimen while on vacation in the resort's gym.
For adventure, get wet and wild with fishing, snorkeling, and non-motorized water sports like surfing, diving, and windsurfing. Watersports equipment rentals like canoes are also available. Or have fun playing mini-golf, dartboard, ping pong table, tennis court, and squash court; then go to relax in the library, gaming room, shared lounge, and TV area with friends or family.
Before you go, visit the boutiques and souvenir shops to pick up something special for yourself or your loved ones.
Put yourself in a unique and peaceful atmosphere at Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. The site provides various amenities, including a gorgeous spa, 24-hour room service, and convenience stores if you forget to pack some essentials. Some rooms have a separate sitting area, balcony, or terrace and include a daily newspaper and television with cable TV.
If you don't feel like going out, you may always eat at the resort, which offers a superb complimentary breakfast for all guests. A night at the resort's bar can be as enjoyable as a night out with friends.
Furthermore, their staff can deliver groceries to guests' rooms for convenience. And guests who prefer to cook their meals will enjoy the on-site BBQ facilities. And don't forget to visit the resort's beach for a nice swim, then relax with a massage, hot tub, salon, steam room, spa, or sauna. Fitness enthusiasts may keep up their routine while on vacation in the resort's gym and yoga rooms or with hiking, fishing, snorkeling, and other water sports like diving and windsurfing.
The northern part of Koh Phi Phi Don offers a quieter, more sumptuous environment. You'll need to book a private boat transfer to Laem Tong Beach to get there. Once there, go to Zeavola, a resort that's so elaborate it's pretty much a self-contained town. You won't be bored here! The location features two restaurants, a spa, gym, pool, and a renowned dive facility.
The villas are enormous inside and out, decorated traditionally Thai, and have outside rainfall showers. In addition, exclusive luxury suites with private pools are available on the beach, in the garden, or on the hillside.
Koh Chang is progressively becoming a tourist hotspot, and Chiva Puri is the resort leading the burgeoning luxury brigade. It is located in the Gulf, on the southwest coast, and features a beachside restaurant, beachfront massage tables, and a saltwater infinity pool, among other things. In addition, the resort's friendly staff can arrange trekking, snorkeling, kayaking, and dive excursions for you.
The Beachfront Villa offers solitude and a sense of nature unlike any other, with its outdoor shower and position amongst the trees. Plus, it's affordable compared to the other international hotel brands across the country.
Paradee Resort is a rainforest paradise on the gorgeous powder-white sand coast of Ao Kiew Beach.
The resort features just 40 villas, each with at least 100 square meters of living area. The largest one is the Suite Villa, which has 200. All have a private balcony, outdoor sala, and sun loungers, while most have a private infinity pool and Jacuzzi.
The resort also has a library, a 24/7 fitness center, and a large infinity pool with a bar. Next, if you're feeling adventurous, head to the beach, where you can snorkel, sail, kayak, fish, and even go windsurfing.
Soneva Kiri is the most magnificent way to experience Koh Kood, boasting some of the world's largest resort villas with private infinity pools, electric buggies, and butlers. The resort promotes itself as 'barefoot intelligent luxury – no news, no shoes, Thai style .' In addition, the resort has an open-air theatre, mangrove restaurant, treetop dining pod, and ice cream parlor/observatory.
And when you're feeling adventurous, you can go snorkeling with a marine biologist! Villas range in size from 403 to nearly 3,000 square meters. The premium villa overlooks the sea and has several open-air bathrooms, a big pool, a private gym, a steam room, a game room, and an outside sala.
Pimalai means 'a little area of heaven' in Sanskrit. Pimalai's philosophy is to combine natural beauty with classic elegance. Pimalai is a small hotel with Thai and Balinese touches.
Unlike most Koh Lanta locations, Pimalai is quiet and exclusive, surrounded only by the island's vast wildlife. The hotel rooms are spacious, with verandas that feature sea views or views of the grounds. In addition, there are suites and beach villas with private pools for the ultimate in luxury and space.
The best services and amenities are provided here to help guests feel at ease. The guestrooms are built for maximum comfort with warm decor and essential conveniences, including 24-hour room service.
There are lots to enjoy during your stay at the resort. Appreciate the close accessible beach, get a massage, soak in the hot tub, or visit the salon, steam room, and spa. In addition, the resort's poolside bar encourages you to stay in your swimsuit, and a trip to the resort's fitness center will keep you fit and healthy.
Are you feeling active? Enjoy the resort's tennis, hiking, and squash courts with your friends and family or other guests. Are you feeling like sitting back with a good book? Well, you can do that at the resort's relaxing library.
Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort is a good choice for vacationers. This resort is tranquil but near renowned city attractions, making it easy to explore the big city.
Don't miss the resort's magnificent executive lounge, breakfast cafe, fitness center, yoga room, tennis court, poolside bar, hot tub, steam room, spa, and souvenir shops.