The Best Luxury Resorts and Accommodation in Koh Samui

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The Best Luxury Resorts and Accommodation in Koh Samui

One of Thailand's favorite holiday getaways, Koh Samui is an island paradise within easy access from the coast. Thailand's second largest island is covered in beautiful beaches and dotted with numerous small islands off its shores, perfect for exploring. The coastal towns are well suited for tourism and the island is easy to get around. Whether it's a luxury resort you're looking for, or cheap backpacker accommodation Ko Samui has something for all budgets. Here are some of the best places you can stay at if you have more of a flexible budget.

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The Best Luxury Resorts and Accommodation in Koh Samui

Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort

A short tuk tuk ride from the airport will get you to this stunning resort hidden in palm trees and greenery. Anatara offers everything you'd want from a luxury resort, peace and quiet from the tourist-crowded areas, a beautiful beach, great food and luxury rooms that'll make you feel like royalty without completely breaking the bank. While the hotel itself is quiet, for those that want to get to a livelier area, Chaweng is just a short drive away. Here you'll find a range of popular bars and restaurants.

Samujana Villas

If you're looking for the upmost luxury money can afford you on Samui, look no further than Samujana. These beautiful private villas are located up the side of a hill with stunning vistas over the coast and ocean. From one bedroom villas to the huge Villa 24 with eight bedrooms, Samujana can host everything from relaxing weekend getaways to wedding parties. Each of the villas come with their own private manager and maid, an infinity pool, kitchen and lounge room.

The Library Koh Samui

If this is what a library was really like, we'd be there every weekend. Ko Samui's The Library is nestled between Chaweng Lake and the island's east coast, with a number of stunning rooms, luxury suites and villas, all featuring some of the most beautiful hotel design you'll find on the island. The theme here is a modern minimalist touch with an obvious show of luxury blended with Thai culture. Several of the villas have their own private pools, but for the hotel guests there's also a huge pool, uniquely colored red.

Banyan Tree Samui

Another of Ko Samui's most beautiful resorts, the Banyan Tree is nothing short of spectacular in all aspects from its exceptional Thai service to the five-star culinary offerings and luxury villas climbing up the hill. Each villa has its own pool and plenty of space to relax among the jungle-like vegetation that surrounds them. The resort has its own secluded cove complete with private beach that guarantees your own private slice of paradise.

Six Senses Samui

Located on the northern tip of Koh Samui, Six Senses offers a number of beautiful one bedroom private villas, most of them with beautiful views across the ocean. Perfect for romantic getaways or honeymoons, Six Senses offers everything you'll find at the other luxury retreats, but prices are much lower than Samujana and the Banyan Tree. The service here is impeccable and staff will go well out of their way to help you have the perfect visit to the island.


Luxury doesn't come cheap, but on Koh Samui the private villas and luxury resorts are well worth spending a little extra to make your holiday extra special. While there's plenty of cheaper accommodation available, you'll be getting much more amenities, privacy and comfort by choosing these places.