Anantara Rasananda Phangan Resort & Spa
Hotel Grade: Deluxe
Koh Phangan used to be the preserve of the backbacker, but times are changing and the Anantara leads the way for those looking for a luxurious base to enjoy the natural charms of the wonderful island, just 30 minutes by boat from Koh Samui. The white sands of Thong Nai Pan Noi Beach stretch out in front and the jungle interior lies behind to create a special place.
The 44 spacious, private and extremely luxurious villas all have a private pool with garden or terrace and are designed to blend in with the tropical setting to offer a good degree of privacy. All are bright and finished in a contemporary Thai style. The bathrooms conveniently open onto the pool area as well as into the room. All have flatscreen TV, DVD player, free local alcoholic drinks from the minibar and in room safe.
The beach front infinity pool offers stunning views across the bay with sunken bar serving signature cocktails. Look up and you’ll see the spa built on a rocky outcrop to provide a stunning setting in which to enjoy a spot of pampering. The chilled beachfront pool bar and barefoot sand-floor restaurant adds to the laid back feel. Other facilities include yoga classes, dive boat, kayaks, and Spice Spoons, cooking school.