Best Beachside Luxury Resort Hotels on Koh Samui – Beautiful Yet Inexpensive


When you mention luxury resort hotel, beachside and Koh Samui, Thailand all in one breath, most people start to think “expensive”. That’s why they’re surprised when they discover many Koh Samui luxury resort hotels are actually quite cheap, particularly when they see all they have to offer. If you to put “luxury” and “expensive” all in the same sentence, stop when it comes to Koh Samui. And the next time you consider a trip there, book a room at one of these best Koh Samui luxury resort hotels. You can afford it.

Mercure Samui Fenix Resort – Located on the popular but low-key Lamai Beach on Koh Samui, Mercure Samui Fenix Resort is a luxury beachside resort hotel, that will stun you with its elegance.

At Mercure Samui Fenix Resort, you’ll find contemporary Thai style rooms with all the mod cons. Every room is air conditioned, there’s a fridge and a mini bar, a flat screen TV with satellite channels, coffee making facilities, high-speed Wi-Fi internet, an in-room safe and gorgeous views out over the ocean or the lovely tropical grounds.

The hotel has an open-air restaurant with gorgeous ocean views, laundry facilities, a fitness center, business center, and a large swimming pool with a kiddie pool too.

The Mercure Samui Fenix Resort is a little way out of the main town area, which is wonderful if you like peace and quiet, but still just a quick golf cart or tuk-tuk ride into the center.

Room rates for a Superior King room begin at only $113 a night.

Nora Buri Resort and Spa – This luxury beachside resort hotel is right on Chaweng Beach, Koh Samui’s most popular (and busiest) beach. The hotel has 113 guest rooms or pool villas, decorated in traditional Thai design, but offering all the modern conveniences and technology of any luxury hotel.

Your ‘guest room’ will either be in a two storey house or will be a pool villa. What this means is, it’s massive, and with pool villas will also have its own private swimming pool.

Every room has a 32″ flat screen TV with DVD player, an en suite bath with designer toiletries, bathrobes and slippers, Wi-Fi internet, a mini bar, coffee and tea making facilities, hairdryer and a mini stereo.
Each room also has a private balcony or patio. Pool villas have private pools, outdoor rain showers, a sunbathing deck, outdoor dining table and lots more.

The hotel has two large swimming pools, a Jacuzzi, spa and a children’s pool. The Nori Buri’s restaurants and bars are superb. Some are open-air, some are air conditioned, and all serve superb food.

Room rates at the Nori Buri Resort and Spa are currently unbelievable. Beginning at just 2,753 baht ($91) including breakfast, the Nori Buri Resort is just about the best deal on Koh Samui.

Baan Haad Ngam Boutique Resort and Spa – This absolutely unbelievable beach side resort hotel on Koh Samui features a mix of European conveniences and Thai architecture. Gorgeous rooms and villas, dotted around swimming pools or facing the ocean, all have their own Jacuzzis and lovely Thai-style decor.

Each guest room and villa features King size teakwood beds, flat screen TV, mini stereo, in room safe, mini bar and refrigerator, bathrobes and slippers, all in an atmosphere of sheer Thai elegance.

Baan Haad Ngam Boutique Resort and Spa is a wonderful place to stay if you like relaxing, love personalized spa treatments, or just hanging out by the pool enjoying a cocktail from the pool-side bar. Don’t miss the hotel’s pretty outdoor restaurant and bar either. They serve delicious Italian food, all overlooking the bay.

Room rates too are spectacular, spectacularly cheap that is. Beginning at only 2,834 baht ($93), if you stay at least three nights, this beachside resort hotel is an amazing deal.


Photo Baan Haad Ngam Boutique Resort and Spa – just beautiful