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Anantara Bophut Resort & Spa Koh Samui, Koh Samui / Koh Phangan

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Welcome to Anantara Bophut Resort & Spa Koh Samui, Koh Samui / Koh Phangan ~~~

 
Hotel Introduction
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Set on a quiet stretch of Bophut Bay, a short drive from Koh Samui's airport and the bustling nightlife scene of Chaweng, Anantara Koh Samui Resort & Spa is a true oasis of tranquillity in Thailand's famed tropical island paradise.

Our Samui resort offers 82 guest rooms, each featuring their own private balcony overlooking the tropical island gardens, just steps from the beach. 18 Anantara Suites offer expansive space, open bathrooms, hardwood furnishings and double balconies on the higher floors, while our 6 Royal Anantara Suites, two with their own private pools and terrace by the sea, are the ultimate in luxury – perfect for a romantic beach getaway or tropical island honeymoon.

At Anantara Koh Samui, ecotourism, golf, cultural excursions and watersports activities are never more than a few steps away. Our setting on the tranquil Gulf of Thailand offers sailing, waterskiing, kayaking, windsurfing and other water sports, with expert instruction. Nearby golf courses host prestigious international golf tournaments and will delight golf aficionados at all levels. Meanwhile, our island surroundings make us an ideal diving destination, whether you are looking for PADI dive certification or advanced dive excursions.

At the end of your day, kick back and enjoy a cocktail at the swim-up bar of our infinity-edged swimming pool set on the beach front. Enjoy a Thai massage or traditional herbal healing scrub at the luxurious Anantara Spa. Finally, explore a world of cuisines at our four bars and restaurants, featuring Italian, Thai, grilled steaks and fresh seafood and mouth-watering fine dining and wines from around the world.

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Room and Accommodation
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Deep terrazzo bathtubs for two that open onto spacious bedrooms. Our Samui resort rooms feature touches of Southern Thai-inspired arts and décor, blended with Anantara's signature elements of contemporary design. Choose a Samui resort room featuring balconies with built-in sofas overlook the tropical island landscape, or patios with direct access to our lush Bill Bensley-designed gardens.

Deluxe

Our deluxe Samui resort rooms are designed with style and comfort in mind, with unique Thai artwork and teak floors. Enjoy tropical island views from your second or third-floor sanctuary. Step out into your own private balcony with built-in sofa and enjoy the sea breeze and shade of our brilliant tropical gardens. Lavish in the feel of crisp silks and luxuriant cottons. Lounge for hours in our deep terrazzo tubs built for two in a stylish bathroom that opens onto the bedroom via sliding glass doors.

All rooms come equipped with satellite television, mini bar, air conditioning, tea and coffee- making facilities and high-speed internet access to complete your perfect Anantara experience.

Deluxe Terrace

Your private ground floor terrace offers direct access to our tropical gardens and unhindered views of Anantara's lush tropical island landscape. Contemporary Thai-inspired interiors and terrazzo tubs for two complete these sensual Samui resort rooms, with sliding glass doors connecting the bathroom and bedroom.
Teak floors, silk drapery and plush lounge furniture envelop you in luxury that is distinctly Anantara.

Meanwhile, satellite television, mini bar, air conditioning, tea and coffee-making facilities and high-speed internet access mean that all modern amenities are within reach.

Deluxe Sea View

Soak up views of the Gulf of Thailand from your private balcony and watch the sun paint patterns of gold on the turquoise blue waters. Awaken to the lapping of the waves on the shoreline and gentle rustle of the breeze in the coconut palms. Enjoy abundant natural light from the floor-to-ceiling windows of these spacious rooms. Contemporary furnishings and a light colour scheme lend a soothing contrast to the verdant majesty of the lush tropical gardens below.

Teakwood flooring, traditional Thai silks and sumptuous bedding add the atmosphere of luxury. Satellite television, mini bar, air conditioning, tea and coffee-making facilities and high-speed internet access come as standard.

Anantara Suite

Taking luxury to the next level, each of our 18 Anantara Suites offers spacious, distinctive interior design and refreshing tropical views from two private balconies with built-in sofa. Each Suite features Anantara's signature bathroom design with deep terrazzo tubs for two and opens onto the bedroom through sliding teak doors. This unique fusion of space also comes equipped with a double vanity unit and separate shower.

Our lavish Suite bedrooms come with king-sized beds and even a sofa for afternoon lounging, all draped with beautiful Thai silks. Unique Thai art pieces decorate the room, adding to the magic of this exquisite interior. Your two private balconies, each with built-in sofa and dramatic views, provide the perfect venue for total relaxation in these unforgettable tropical surroundings.

Other facilities, including satellite television, mini bar, air conditioning, tea and coffee-making facilities and high-speed internet access and upgraded bath amenities ensure that all the comforts of home are at your fingertips.

Guests of Anantara Suites are also allowed to take advantage of the following exclusive complimentary services :

  • One-hour internet access per day at the Library or in the room
  • four pieces of laundry per day (excluding dry cleaning)
  • One hour drinks and canapes featuring local favourites in the bar daily from 4.30pm - 5.30pm
  • Choice of in-room or High Tide restaurant breakfast
  • Transfers to and from Koh Samui airport
  • In-suite soap selection and iPod connection
  • CD & DVD selection from library
  • Choice of daily newspaper (either The Nation or Bangkok Post)
  • Spa Secrets - a one time couple introduction to Anantara Spa experience
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Facilities
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Some like to take it easy. Others like their holiday with a jolt of adrenalin rush. Whatever your preference, you'll find enough Anantara Samui resort activities to fill your day with as much (or as little) of both.

Our beautiful island setting provides a springboard for the imagination, and you'll find a variety of unique Samui resort activities await. From windsurfing with a former Olympian to lounging by our spectacular beachfront infinity pool or just soaking up the atmosphere of an evening stroll through Fisherman's Village, Anantara Samui is filled with memories in the making.

Resort Activities

The setting is tranquil, but recreation and fun are always close by. Every day, Anantara features a range of organised and do-it-yourself activities in the gorgeous surrounds of our resort. Days at Anantara can be as laid-back and relaxed or as action-packed as you desire. Choose your own adventure!

Cocktail Mixing Classes

Become an expert mixologist after spending a few hours with one of our colourful drink masters, who will teach you the tricks of their trade and some of the most exciting cocktail concoctions you have ever tasted! A perfect skill to hone for entertaining back home and certainly a terrific and fun way to spend an afternoon with friends.

Fitness

Featuring treadmills, free weights, bicycles and other strength-training and cardio equipment, your fitness regimen won't miss a beat at Anantara Koh Samui.

Jacuzzi

Lazy lounging with cocktail in hand or invigorating hydrotherapy to reinvigorate tired muscles after windsurfing – our poolside Jacuzzi is yours to enjoy by the beach.

Swimming

Our 30-metre freeform infinity-edge swimming pool right on the beach is on of the highlights of any Anantara experience. Spend your days in the water enjoying sweeping views across to Phangan Island, and don't forget to swim up to the pool bar for sunset happy hour!

Tennis

Hit the courts! Anantara features tennis courts in our lush gardens by the resort entrance. Learn or perfect your game with a lesson.

Thai Cooking Classes

Don't just leave home having tasted one of the world's most renowned cuisines – let our expert culinary staff teach you the tricks of the trade so you can dazzle back home. Our enthusiastic instructors can tailor a course to the level of detail you desire, whether you want to learn multi-course menus, or just want to try your hand at the Thai art of decorative fruit-carving.

Traditional Crafts Classes

Spend a relaxing afternoon developing both local and classical arts and crafts skills as a perfect way to bond with friends or family in the beauty and laid-back atmosphere of Anantara. Choose from painting in watercolours, oil-based colours and pencil, or develop the traditional Thai art of fruit and vegetable carving, wax carving or floral garland-making with some of our local artisans. Return home invigorated, refreshed and energised, with a unique new hobby!

Yoga Classes

Clear the mind, relieve stress and discover a sense of inner harmony with the power of Hatha yoga. Let the beauty and tranquility of Koh Samui envelop you as our qualified and nurturing instructors guide you through a series of age-old breathing, stretching and posture techniques. Perfect for beginners or experienced yoga practitioners.

Spa

A peaceful sanctuary of rippling water and stunning design that calms the mind and relaxes the body. Anantara Spa at Anantara Koh Samui Resort & Spa is a destination in itself, encompassing over 3,000 square metres, with six glass-walled treatment rooms ensconced in tropical lush gardens.

Slate and bamboo exterior walls enclose soothing water gardens around each room and ensure total privacy. Carefully trained therapists draw from the wisdom of the ages in their meticulously executed therapies combining the Eastern traditions and contemporary Western holistic practices. The spa presents the world-renowned signature treatment that heightens your experience of Southern Thailand.

Area Excursions

Golf

Spend an afternoon or quiet morning on the greens, which look even greener set against the rolling island hills and sparkling azure seas. Nearby Santiburi Country Club, a par-72 course nestled in the hills in the northern reaches of Samui is set amidst coconut gardens and features views of the ocean from nearly every one of its 18 well-designed and challenging holes. Nearby is also a driving range, between Bo Phut and Chaweng, featuring a 250-yard driving range, putting green and instructors on hand to help you practice your swing or sharpen your putt.

Historic & Cultural Tours

Make the most of Anantara's unique location at the heart of one of the world's most intriguing destinations. Our local experts and guides will take you on an up-close exploration of some of the island's most evocative and unique cultural and historic treasures, providing in-depth explanations of their significance to Thailand and the region. Discover gleaming forest temples, "Big" Buddhist shrines, a "secret garden" and more as you wander Samui, exploring its hidden treasures and natural wonders. Tell us what you want to see – we'll make sure you get there.

Mountain Biking

Start off your day as the sun rises and the island is at its most tranquil with a leisurely mountain bike tour to some of the area’s intriguing local sites. Take in Big Buddha and surrounding temples where you can see beautiful hand painted frescoes of ancient Buddhist iconography. Proceed to the Temple Island and climb the stairs to the Buddha and ring the iron bells to ring in good luck for you! Return via Fisherman's Village in time for breakfast.

Mountain Tour by Land Rover

Venture off the beaten track and explore the scenic natural beauty Koh Samui’s island hinterlands. Our well-outfitted luxury Land Rover will take you and a maximum of 5 other friends or loved ones into the green hills that form the heart of this bejewelled isle. One of our most popular Samui resort activities, this tour will take in lush greenery, stunning virgin rainforest, inland temples and possibly introduce you to some of the island’s diverse wildlife. Truly an excursion to remember.

Shopping & Handicrafts Tours

Exquisite Thai silks, unique local handicrafts, solid teak wood furniture, hand-woven cotton clothing, and hand-made arts are just some of the hidden treasures that your guide will help you to uncover on a shopping and handicraft tour of the island. Spend your outing taking part in some of our most popular Samui resort activities, including scouring local markets and shops with their endless displays of artwork, jewellery, textiles and more. Our guide will help you scope out the best finds (and the best bargains!) that Koh Samui has to offer.

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Hotel Facilities

  • Medium sized lobby
  • Porterage 24 hour
  • Room service 24 hour
  • 1 outdoor pool
  • Coach parking
  • Car parking (Payable to hotel, if applicable)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Fitness Center or Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Mini Bar
  • Beach
  • Babysitting/Child Services
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
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Fiery Thai curries and handmade Italian pastas. Open kitchens and tableside cooking. Dining at Anantara is about more than just savouring a great meal. It is a total immersion in the local flavours of our rich destination, along with those of some of the world's best culinary traditions. Get a taste of Anantara.

Dining by Design

Select from our range of Thai, International or Asian Twist menus for a romantic dinner for two in one of a dozen wonderful locations! Yes – we present dinner wherever you would like – our Event Coordinator will position your private dinner anywhere in the gardens, the sala at the spa or a setting at the beach.

Eclipse Bar

Eclipse Bar is Anantara's chic yet laid-back lounge bar with its own terraced veranda – perfect for unwind with cocktail in hand. Whether laughing with friends, enjoying an intimate night for two or a solo martini, the chill vibes and lush garden surroundings will set the mood for a perfect evening.

Full Moon

Savour the familiar taste of Italian classics and the zest of new creations while ‘floating' over the pool overlooking the sea. Dining at Full Moon, Anantara's showpiece al fresco Italian restaurant takes dining to another level. Inspired, original creations by our acclaimed chef will transport you even further into paradise, while tableside cooking transforms passive dining into an active sensory experience.

High Tide

A fusion of world flavours for an out-of-this-world breakfast buffet to start your day. Unforgettable island-style Thai cuisine in the evening. Sometimes spicy, sometimes cool – always delicious. High Tide offers dining in a stylish indoor setting or in our garden veranda for a delightful change of venue.

Library

Settle into a plush cozy armchair with a good book for afternoon tea. Or, enjoy a refreshing drink while sending an email to your loved ones to tell them about the amazing time you're having. The library is your place to unwind in style.

Private Gourmet Barbeque

Chef Don presents our four varieties of Barbeque Platters served on your private terrace or balcony, complete with salads and desserts – try the Royal Ocean Barbeque, the Bophut Bay Seafood Barbeque, the Anantara Land & Sea Combination Barbeque or the sumptuous Samui Shellfish Supreme Barbeque. An excellent way to end a day enjoying the gentle breezes of Samui Island.

Sunset Cocktail Cruise

Magic comes to mind as the beautifully designed maxi catamaran glides towards our beach each Friday afternoon for the 4.30 pm cocktail cruise across to Orange Island. Sail into the seas separating Koh Samui from Koh Phangan, coming full circle into the sunset as we glide smoothly across tranquil seas to return to Bophut Bay. Light saxophone and cocktails make this an event not to be missed.

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Location
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Nestled on a quiet stretch of Fisherman Cove at Bophut Bay. The Anantara Resort and Spa Koh Samui is a compelling blend of tranquil beach, souther Thailand-inspired architecture and luxuriant gardents designed by award winning landscape architect Bill Bensley. Located only 7 mintues from the Airport the Anantara has a prime location on this stunning tropical island in the gulf of Thailand.

The island of Ko Samui provides a paradise of peace and serenity to all the tired city dwellers. Among a number of hotels that has grown up in this area, the Anantara Resort and Spa is one of the most popular and frequently visited. The location of Anantara Resort and Spa in Ko Samui is also of great liking to the tourists on a tour to this island. This hotel is located in the calm little Fisherman's Cove on the Bophut Beach. The surroundings are formed by the vibrant nature of the Gulf of Thailand which is formed of an enraged yet cool sea, a distant horizon that wakes up with sunrise and sunset and sparkling white beaches.

The location of Anantara Resort and Spa in Ko Samui is also not very far from the airport and has a frequent limousine service. You need to make a prior booking for a limousine service from the airport to the location of Anantara Resort and Spa in Ko Samui.

There are a lot of landmarks around the location of Anantara Resort and Spa in Koh Samui. The most popular tourist destinations like the Big Buddha located about 7 kilometers away and the Secret Buddha Garden and is about 35 kilometers away. The Khunaram Temple is located at about 32 kilometers from the location of Anantara Resort and Spa, Ko Samui. The Naga Pearl farm is located around 37 kilometers away. Another popular tourist destination, the Na Liang Butterfly Garden is also around 35 kilometers away. The Hoh Pangan is located 38 kilometers away from this resort.

The gurgling Namuang Waterfalls are also placed at a distance of 35 kilometers from the location of Anantara Resort and Spa in Ko Samui. The location of Anantara Resort and Spa in Ko Samui is very near the Santiburi Golf Course at not more that 5 kilometers away.

Koh Tao and Nangyuan is located a bit away from the location of Anantara Resort and Spa in Ko Samui at around 98 km away. There are quite a number of scuba and diving shops nearby. Keeping the needs of the tourists in mind, there have also grown up a number of souvenir shops around the location of Anantara Resort and Spa in Ko Samui.

  • The resort is located in the heart of Bophut beach
  • 15-20 minutes from Samui airport by car.
  • Location: Waterfront/Beach
  • Centrally located
  • Close to the beach

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