Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort & Spa
Anantara Lawana Resort & Spa, Koh Samui, sits quiet and tranquil, tucked away along the curving north end of Chaweng Beach, one of Koh Samui's most famous and longest beaches. An ideal pairing of convenience and natural allure. Clear turquoise waters contrast with the rich greens of the shoreside jungle â€“ making for a picturesque background to the resort's traditional Thai village concept that unravels in a secret maze-like design.
Hidden in a tropical world of its own and exuding a relaxing atmosphere of idyllic seclusion, Anantara Lawana Resort & Spa is located just six kilometres from Samui International Airport, and only a 15 minute walk to the buzz and excitement of Chaweng Beach, boasting an array of international restaurants and local shops.
Nestled on the quiet, pristine northern end of Chaweng Beach, Anantara Lawana Resort & Spa, Koh Samui, lies just steps away from the ocean and offers peerless accommodation amongst luxury resorts. Watch the sun rise over Samui's palm forested coastline. Recline in rooms and suites inspired by the island's original Chinese merchant settlers. Experience the perfect romantic dinner for two in a setting of your choice, accompanied by the freshest international cuisine, at this luxurious Anantara resort.
From the luxuriously appointed rooms and spacious Koh Samui pool villas to the resort's communal facilities and restaurants, each guest is treated to the finest in services and amenities. Take a dip in the beachside infinity edge pool, dine in the treehouse restaurant overlooking the bay, or keep in touch with friends back home, thanks to WiFi throughout the resort.
Restaurants & Bars
A treetop restaurant overlooking the stunning Samui coast. Fiery Thai curries and fine imported steaks beside the ocean. Refreshing poolside cocktails to unwind from the midday heat. Dining at Anantara is about more than just great food. It is a total immersion in the local flavours of this rich destination, along with those of some of the world's best culinary traditions.
Experience Koh Samui dining at its finest with Ocean Kiss, all-day open-air restaurant right beside the ocean. Wake up to a fresh cup of coffee and a sumptuous buffet breakfast of Asian and Western favorites. Sip that first cup of coffee inside the tastefully decorated interior or start the morning on the long outdoor deck with the full glory of the sunrise over the bay unfolding before you. For lunch and dinner, choose from among the impressive a la carte menu and well stocked wine cellar that have you well taken care of.
This unique restaurant reveals the most romantic and exclusive dining journeys within the resort. From a private sala in a tree top canopy with sensational sea views, elevated beauty sets the perfect ambiance for a luxurious culinary experience. Menus devised by the Executive Chef take inspiration from the island's bounty and beyond to bring world flavours to your table, complemented by an extensive wine list and the connoisseurship of the resort's award winning resident Wine Guru.
Soak in the sun and watch the tide roll in as you sip on an icy cold fruit smoothie or fresh cocktail. During the day, snack on crisp salads, light dishes and an array of refreshing drinks by the side of the pool. In the evening, sink into plush beanbag cushions and watch the sun go down as you bask in the laid-back tropical island vibe.
Enjoy some of the best cuisine on the island without ever leaving your room. Anantara Lawana's extensive in-villa dining menu and impeccable service are the perfect ending to a long day of playing in the surf and exploring the island - or to a lazy day of resting by your private pool. Whatever the occasion, you won't have to lift a finger as freshly prepared food is delivered straight to your door.
Dining by Design
Create your dream evening with that special someone when you choose to indulge in Dining by Design. This special programme allows you to dine in blissful privacy anywhere on the resort with a menu custom-designed in discussion with your personal chef for the evening. The perfect way to celebrate a special occasion â€“ or just celebrate each other â€“ Dining by Design takes you on a culinary journey unlike any other.
Activities & Recreation
Some like to take it easy. Others like their holiday with a jolt of adrenalin. Whatever your preference, you'll find enough activities to fill your day with both. Choose from a variety of leisure activities including windsurfing, lounging by the beachfront, strolling through the Fisherman's Village and much more.
Central Swimming Pool
Gently swim up to the curved edge of the beachside infinity-edge pool and look out to a horizon of blue skies and clear seas. The main pool mirrors the waves on the sand just below with its sweeping edge and crystalline water.
Snorkelling & Diving
Diving in Koh Samui is a remarkable experience as this destination and its surrounding islands provide a unique opportunity and environment for undersea exploration at every level, from the snorkelling beginner to the seasoned diving enthusiast. Through the resort's affiliated Diving School you can plan a two-day diving certification course or simply experience one of the school's many dive tours.
Private Boat Charters
No visit to Anantara Lawana would be complete without sailing in Koh Samui or hitting the high seas for a leisurely afternoon private boat cruise to explore some of the amazing nearby islands, reefs, coves and lagoons that lie within reach of the resort's idyllic setting. Explore the abundant life below the shimmering sea as you snorkel at key locations handpicked by experienced guides. Check out intriguing limestone formations and get a glimpse at some of the tropical island wildlife that thrives around Koh Samui's waters.
A fishing excursion around the island of Koh Samui takes you on a half-day ride on a beautifully equipped speedboat to selected spots hand-picked by Anantara's expert fishermen depending on the season and the weather.
Explore the shimmering waters of the Gulf of Thailand under your own power either solo or tandem â€“ the choice is yours - you can keep it simple with classic ocean kayaks.
Take an enlightening journey into the spiritual heart of Koh Samui. This guided adventure includes visits to two of the island's most stunning Buddhist temples and an opportunity to experience the colour and beauty of the rituals that take place there. Visit the Big Buddha Temple for the monk's prayers and learn the Buddha pose for the day of your birth. Later, be enchanted by your first sight of the amazing 18-arm Buddha statue set in the middle of the lake at Wat Plai Laem. On this interactive and enlightening excursion, you will have the opportunity to make merit, receive a blessing and get a glimpse into the future using traditional siem sii (fortune sticks).
Historic & Cultural Tours
Exquisite Thai silks, unique local handicrafts, solid teak 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. Take part in some of the most popular Samui activities, including scouring local markets and shops with their endless displays of artwork, jewellery, textiles and more. The resort guide will help you scope out the best finds (and the best bargains!) that Koh Samui has to offer.
Island Safari - Mountain Tour by Land Rover
Venture off the beaten track to explore the lush greenery, stunning virgin rainforest, inland temples and diverse Koh Samui wildlife that are otherwise inaccessible. The resort's well-outfitted Land Rover will take you and up to five other friends or family members into the heart of this bejewelled isle.
Spend an afternoon or quiet morning on the greens at the nearby Santiburi Country Club, one of Koh Samui's golfing highlights. This 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. Between Bophut and Chaweng you can also find a 250 yard driving range.
Start 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 some of the nearby island temples and local morning markets, or explore the mountainous terrain of the island's rugged hinterlands. Don't miss watching the sunrise from the perfect viewpoint, and return to the resort just in time for breakfast.
Clear the mind, relieve stress and discover a sense of inner harmony with the power of Hatha yoga. Let the beauty and tranquillity of Koh Samui envelop you as the resort's qualified and nurturing instructors guide you through a series of age-old breathing, stretching and posture techniques. Perfect for beginners or experienced yoga practitioners.
Book a tailor-made Hatha yoga class in the privacy of your own room or at one of Anantara Lawana's serene settings. On a calm stretch of beach with the gentle lapping of the waves aiding your meditation. In the crisp morning air of the lush gardens. The choice is yours.
The fitness centre ensures you a full body workout, with treadmills, free weights, bicycles and other strength-training and cardio equipment. A skilled personal trainer can be called upon to maximize your workout regime.
Thai Cooking Classes
Let an expert culinary staff teach you the secrets of one of the world's most renowned cuisines so you can dazzle friends back home. Visit markets with chefs to gather ingredients, followed by a cooking class that is tailored to the level of detail you desire. You will even be provided with a cookbook and other essentials to take home with this beloved resort activity.
Library and Business Centre
Curl up with a book from the library's eclectic selection. Sip a cup of coffee surrounded by a haven of peace and quiet. Or keep up to date with the rest of the world with wireless internet access.
Designed in elegant dark wood and accented by hints of travel, culture and exploration, with an eclectic selection of books, the Library & Business Centre creates a thoughtful, quiet ambience for two styles of meeting. Conferences in a classroom set up offer a capacity of 25 delegates, and up to 35 for theatre style, enhanced by wireless internet access. While a generous choice of coffee breaks is followed by lunch buffets that reflect Thailand's regional cuisine highlights and Anantara's culinary skill.
Resort Facilities include:
~ Dive School
~ Water Sports Centre
~ Fitness Centre
~ Central swimming pool
~ Access to nearby championship golf course
~ Library and Business Centre
~ Nail Spa
~ Laundry and dry cleaning service
Anantara Lawana Spa
Embark on a healing odyssey of body, mind and soul with a full range of soothing and beautifying treatments delivered with a touch that is distinctly Anantara. The path to renewal begins as you stroll through the peaceful gardens of Anantara Lawana, that echo the mix of cultures expressed throughout the history of Samui. Within the spa itself, choose between a variety of well-equipped and gorgeously appointed rooms for both individuals and couples as the perfect setting for your spa story. Whether you crave the stress-releasing pressure of a Thai full-body massage, the invigorating freshness of an exfoliating body scrub, a professional Elemis facial treatment, or the gentlest of aromatic herbal baths, Anantara Spa can accommodate your desires in nine ensuite treatment rooms, situated in a beautifully relaxing setting within the resort.
Anantara Lawana Coconut Paradise
Once honoured as Koh Samui's principal livelihood, the island's humble coconuts first rose to wider fame as a tourist attraction, with monkeys climbing the sweeping, tall palms to harvest the tropical fruit. Now, with local reverence for the coconut's hydrating and enriching qualities also spreading far and wide, Anantara invites you on a coconut odyssey of highly beneficial health and beauty treatments.
Treatment includes Essence White Coconut Scrub, Essence White Coconut Wrap, Coconut Signature Massage
~ 2 double suites and 2 double standard rooms
~ 1 suite treatment room and 1 standard treatment room
~ 2 double Thai massage rooms
~ 1 foot massage lounge
Celebrate your love in traditional Thai style with a Koh Samui wedding at Anantara Lawana Resort & Spa. Make your dream wedding a reality with the help of the resort's dedicated wedding planner and team, plus a host of event professionals from musicians to ice carvers to photographers. Exchange your vows and wedding rings against a backdrop of warm sea breezes and exotic flora at every turn, with a choice of beautiful wedding venues and locations. Whether on a quiet stretch of beach at sunset or amid Anantara Lawana's beautiful tropical gardens, the dedicated resort team will make sure your special day runs to perfection.
Celebrate a Beach Wedding:
A white aisle on the beach, strewn with rose petals. A trellis of rustling chiffon, overlooking the sea. The exchange of rings bathed in golden light by the late afternoon sun. The majestic ocean, a witness to your vows. All these phenomenal factors add up to make beach weddings in Koh Samui the most ideal way to celebrate your promise of love. Plant a tree on the resort grounds as a symbolic gesture of new life and everlasting union, before sunset beckons an especially romantic evening.
Celebrate a Traditional Thai Wedding:
Inspired by traditional village life, age-old symbolic customs abound, from well wishing rituals of entwined white cotton and holy water poured over the bride and groom's hands, to the spiritual dimension of a Buddhist monk blessing, and staff in authentic costume, the proceedings take on exquisite meaning, creating a sacred start to your life together.
Samui Butterfly Garden
The Samui Butterfly Garden is located on the side of a hill at Laem Natien and features an enclosed tropical park containing hundreds of butterflies, a display of insects and moths and some beehives. There is also a hillside observatory & some observation platforms offering breathtaking views of the coast. For those more interested in the sea, a glass bottomed boat is also available for viewing the local coral reef.
Rooms & Suites
Choose between Deluxe Lawana Rooms with balconies overlooking stunning views, or Anantara Lawana's intimate Plunge Pool Rooms. The resort's accommodation features oversized bathtubs for two, tranquil modern tropical decor, glorious views and terraces or balconies to connect you with the local scenery. All villas also provide luxurious facilities and services including satellite television, mini bar, air-conditioning and much more.
All Villas include:
~ Spacious bathroom with full amenities
~ Flat screen TV
~ Satellite TV
~ DVD player
~ High-speed wireless internet connection
~ Coffee and tea maker
Royal Lawana Pool Villa
Feel like you own the island in this magnificent villa, which combines the best of island beauty with a luxury of space and fine detail. Situated above the beach, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 300 square metre villa with a private pool encompasses stunning 180 degree sea views. The Royal Lawana Pool Villa comes with a separate living area,
Anantara Seaview Pool Villa
Revel in breathtaking views of the glittering bay from almost every angle at the Anantara Seaview Pool Villa, whether lounging on the canopy bed or relaxing in the open-air bathtub. Later, slip into the private pool or relax on your personal sundeck and garden sala. These luxury Villas comprise 160 square metres of indoor and outdoor space,
Anantara Pool Villa
Live out your tropical island fantasy with a 160 square metre Anantara Pool Villa. Each of these palatial villas offers its occupants total privacy in an atmosphere of elegant relaxation. Admire tropical garden vistas from your sun deck with 3x6 metre private pool and seating area. Within the villa itself, the stylish living room creates
Deluxe Pool Access Room
Slip from your private deck directly into the cool waters of the pool for a few long laps. These villa clusters - perfect for groups of family or friends - were inspired by the nostalgic lifestyle of a laid-back Thai riverside village, with between four and seven villas sharing an exclusive pool of their own. Covering almost 100 square
Deluxe Plunge Pool Room
With a palatial 91 sqm of space, Anantara Lawana's Deluxe Plunge Pool Rooms offer leading comfort and are ideal for those in search of privacy. Re-live the sleepy merchant days of Koh Samui's past when you stay in this vintage-inspired room. Move from the roomy outdoor living space with its own private plunge pool to an elegantly decorated
Deluxe Lawana Room
Let a cool sea breeze welcome you to the island as you enjoy beautiful views over lush tropical gardens from your own private balcony. The resort's elegant rooms feature an outdoor seating area that provides the perfect intimate spot for a romantic meal for two accompanied by beautiful island vistas. With 51 square metres of space finished