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Top 10 Luxury Beach Hotels with Spas in Koh Samui

For a posh, luxury spa retreat, Koh Samui is a destination with few equals. The second largest of Thailand’s islands, it’s located roughly halfway down the peninsula in the Gulf of Thailand and is best reached by catching ferry from Don Sak Sakon Port or by flying from Samui Airport.

Are you trying to figure out where to stay? Here are 10 luxury beach hotels with spas in Koh Samui to inspire some wanderlust. These opulent holiday havens will pamper you with finely furnished rooms, gourmet on-site dining and, of course, inviting spas.

W Retreat Ko Samui

W Koh Samui bedroom

Located on the Northern coast of the island between Maenam and Bo Phut, W Retreat Koh Samui has 74 villas, each with its own private pool. The five-star hotel also has six restaurants and bars.

Need some rest and rejuvenation? Visit one of the five pavilions for spa treatments ranging from thermal baths to facials, massages and manicures.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 422 – USD 5,998
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 4/1 Moo 1 Tambol Maenam, Mae Nam, Thailand

The Sunset Beach Resort and Spa by The Unique Collection

The Sunset Beach Resort and Spa bedroom

The Sunset Beach Resort and Spa is far from the tourist-laden hotspots on Koh Samui. It’s located on the west coast of the island, so sunsets promise to be spectacular. The hotel also features a secluded beach overlooked by its garden oasis.

Rooms are modern with natural finishes and many boats views of the ocean and direct access to the pool in the middle. In the spa, there’s a four-zone sauna, massages, body scrubs and aromatherapy.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 114 – USD 190
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 126/9 Moo 3, Taling Ngam, Thailand

Anantara Bophut Resort and Spa

Anantara Bophut Resort and Spa bedroom

Another north shore resort, Anantara Bophut Resort and Spa is peace incarnate. Relax by the infinity pool, join a Muay Thai class in the lily garden or stroll through the nearby fishing village. Rooms have a view of the garden or sea, either of which can be enjoyed from a private balcony.

Schedule a romantic dinner on the beach or learn to cook authentic Thai cuisine. Round out your vacation with one of the many wellness programs or head to the spa where you can enjoy treatments in glass-walled rooms surrounded by gardens. Opt for a foot treatment or go with the herbal steam experience or a massage designed to alleviate jet lag.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 130 – USD 630
Guest Rating: 8.9
Address: 99/9 Moo 1, Bo Phut, Thailand

SALA Samui Choengmon Beach

SALA Samui Resort and Spa bedroom

On the north-east corner of Koh Samui sits the magnificent SALA Samui Choengmon Beach. Almost every room has its own private pool, complete with lounges and doors that open out to the stunning coastal surroundings.

In addition to cooking classes, private dining and optional afternoon tea, there are three restaurants and bars on site. The spa’s four private rooms are perfect for couple’s treatments, while four more open-air salas are surrounded by a lotus pond. Body wraps, aromatic baths and facial treatments are definite highlights.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 138 – USD 719
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: 10/9 Moo 5, Baan Plai Laem, Bo Phut, Thailand

Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort and Spa

Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort and Spa bedroom

For stellar sunrises, book an extravagant room at Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort and Spa on Lamai Beach. It’s home to 14 villas and 63 suites with enclosed verandas, open-air terraces, private plunge pools or direct access to a shared pool. Dine on a pier over the water or at any of the other three restaurants or bars on site.

When you’re ready to relax, head to Le Spa where Feng Shui principles apply. Enjoy a chakra ritual, Thai medicine therapy or a coffee scrub after your massage.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 120 – USD 424
Guest Rating: 8.9
Address: 146/24 Moo 4, Maret, Thailand

Anantara Lawana Resort and Spa

Anantara Lawana Resort and Spa bedroom

Located near buzzing Chaweng, Anantara Lawana Resort and Spa is larger than most with 122 rooms and villas available. Many have their own private plunge pools, but all have access to a beachfront infinity pool.

If it’s a unique dining experience you’re looking for, take advantage of the exclusive opportunity to dine in the trees. Just like other Anantara resorts, a variety of wellness programs are available, including coconut-centric treatments and massages in the on-site spa.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 142 – USD 1,363
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: 92/1 Moo 2, Bo Phut, Thailand

Mai Samui Resort & Spa

Mai Samui Beach Resort & Spa bedroom

On the north-west corner of Koh Samui, you can enjoy the secluded beach of Laem Yai while staying at Mai Samui Resort & Spa. It’s one of the more family-friendly luxury beach hotels and spas in Koh Samui, thanks to the kids’ club and fun zone and three pools.

For the adults, there’s not only snorkelling and a wine cellar, but Mai Samunprai Spa. Choose from ancient Thai massage, body polishes and mud masks. When you need to refuel, dine at one of the four restaurants and bars.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 79 – USD 201
Guest Rating: 8.9
Address: 2/6 Moo 5, Ang Thong, Southern Thailand, Thailand

Hansar Samui Resort & Spa

Hansar Samui bedroom

Translating to “happiness and joy”, Hansar Samui Resort & Spa is a colourful escape from the ordinary on the north shore. Chic and modern, the rooms promote outdoor living with sprawling balconies, comfortable furniture and easy beach access.

There are cooking and cocktail classes available, along with three restaurants and bars. Or you can opt for a romantic dinner on the beach under the stars. The LUXA Spa is also an inviting draw, using the four body elements of earth, air, water and fire for total authentic relaxation and healing. That includes herbal ball compress, after-sun facials and Thai massages.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 144 – USD 637
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: 101/28 Moo 1 Bophut, Bo Phut, Thailand

Deva Samui Resort and Spa

Deva Samui Resort and Spa bedroom

Located on the north-east corner of the island, Deva Samui Resort and Spa offers contemporary Thai-inspired rooms, including the spacious villas with private pools. Dining is simple, usually a la carte, but the By The Tree Spa offers a refreshing experience.

Try the signature Asian Blend Massage or herbal compress, body wrap or tropical food facial. Or all of the above. Whatever you choose, it promises to ease tension and melt away your stress. This is also one of the least expensive luxury beach hotels and spas in Koh Samui.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 27 – USD 128
Guest Rating: 8.3
Address: 69/34 Moo 5 Tumbon Bophut, Bo Phut, Thailand

Nora Buri Resort & Spa

Nora Buri Resort & Spa bedroom

For a stunning view of turquoise ocean and luxurious surroundings, you can’t beat this resort on the north-east corner of Koh Samui. Nora Buri Resort & Spa has 144 rooms of different types. Many of them are villas with their own private pool, though there are hillside accommodations too.

Dine in one of the three restaurants, sip cocktails in one of the three bars or dine alfresco with a private experience on the beach. The Anodas Spa offers the relaxation you crave. An aloe vera body wrap, jacuzzi milk bath and Thai herbal steam are just a few of the offerings.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 118 – USD 430
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: 111, Moo 5, Bo Phut, Thailand

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Indulge in Pure Luxury in Koh Samui

Koh Samui is home to sunny beaches, swaying palm trees and unparalleled resorts. By utilizing the best travel rewards credit card that works with your spending habits, you can apply the points and miles you’re earning towards redeeming upgrades on flights, on products, or even on the flights themselves.

If it’s relaxation you want, the luxury beach hotels and spas in Koh Samui can’t be beat. These havens are blessed with inviting rooms, on-site dining and entertainment and spas that provide signature treatments for utter relaxation.

Where will you stay in Koh Samui? Let us know in the comments below.

Author: Ben Stower

I'm enamoured with travel, whether it's finding the quiet, local sanctuaries in touristic cities, venturing into rock vaults in a distant jungle or spending hours on a Spanish beach. I can't see an end to my travelling. Just another chapter and another story to tell.

Ben Stower
I'm enamoured with travel, whether it's finding the quiet, local sanctuaries in touristic cities, venturing into rock vaults in a distant jungle or spending hours on a Spanish beach. I can't see an end to my travelling. Just another chapter and another story to tell.
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