Banyan Tree Samui, Lamai, Koh Samui, Thailand
Nested on a gentle slope and overlooking the scenic waters of Lamai Bay, this Banyan Tree Resort is a haven for the ultimate in seclusion and relaxation. Expect traditional Thai architecture which includes delicately-carved wooden furnishings and soothing oriental shades – creating a truly luxurious ambiance. Leisure facilities centre on complete pampering and the award-winning Banyan Tree Spa offers a holistic approach to wellbeing. The Banyan Tree Samui is located on a secluded cove on Koh Samui’s southeast coast, just 10 minutes from Lamai and 15 minutes from Chaweng ab 30 minutes from the Airport Samui. The luxurious Banyan Tree Samui hosts 78 all-pool villas boast a charming Thai contemporary style.
Facilities & Activities:
A full range of fun activities: the gymnasium is packed with top-of-the-range equipment and hosts yoga and aerobics studios. A well-stocked library and a games room offer a pleasant way to stimulate brain cells while relaxing the body; and an art gallery showcases indigenous handicraft by artisans from all over the world. Furher more: Swimming pool, kid’s pool, kid’s club, rainforest hydrotherapy spa, fitness centre, yoga classes, watersports, local tours, tour counter, business center, meeting rooms. Chauffeured golf carts take you around the steep property. Service: Laundry service, room service (24-Hour), free partking area,
Banyan Tree’s award-winning spas are well known among spa aficionados for their holistic approach to wellness and relaxing head-to-toe therapies. The Banyan Tree Samui spa continues this tradition with a suite of 10 spacious indoor spa pavilions offer an extensive range of Asian-inspired body and beauty treatments.
Each of the 78 villas feature an indulgent private swimming pool, as well as a dedicated Villa Host and a wide range of contemporary facilities. Deluxe Pool Villas are set amongst the perfectly manicured gardens. The pool villas are categorized as following: Garden, Ocean, Sanctuary, Hillcrest, Royal Banyan, Grand Sanctuary, and Presidential. All of them assure a total privacy and feature outstanding furnishing and amenities including flat-screen television, complimentary Wi-Fi connection, mini-bar, rain shower, bathtub and stunning views from their terraces. Ranging from 130 sqm to 316 sqm with 35 sqm individual pools, the villas offer a gracious and spacious intimate retreat to the guests.
No less than seven options are on offer for dining: Saffron (Thai cuisine), The Edge (Asian and western cuisine), Sands (beach grill), Lobby Lounge (afternoon tea/Thai & western tapas/signature cocktails), Pool Bar (snacks and light meals), In-Villa Dining (international a-la-carte menu), and Destination Dining (fine cuisine in a private pavilion on the beach).
The Saffron Restauran serving fine Thai flavours with a modern twist, is the resort’s signature restaurant, whilst The Edge is a fantastic spot to enjoy a casual atmosphere with a delectable international menu. Dine at Sands, where fresh seafood is served on the beachfront – complemented by a refreshing sea breeze.
Photos courtesy of Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts Pte. Ltd.
Hotel Ratring: *****
Hotel Address: 99/9 Moo 4, Thong Takian, 84310 Lamai Beach, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, Thailand
Our opinion: Everything is just perfect, the property has beautiful designed Villas – you can even open the slding doors in front of your Bed and look staright over your pool and out to sea. Most have private infinity pools and hot tubs and views from the rising cliff down onto the Bay. The Management and Staff that really make this Hotel truely superb. Remko the General Manager runs a team of friendly, devoted and dedicated people who only focus on your complete satisfaction.
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