This is the place to come to if you want a great hotel but without the hefty price tag and unnecessary stiffness that comes with the super deluxe hotels. Within 5 minutes' drive of the airport and with its own private beach, I don't think you can go wrong with this hotel. Don't expect 5 star service and facilities, but do expect a nice, relaxing holiday with a great beach and pool and a great breakfast selection. We stayed in one of the cheaper rooms but it was fine for our needs, if a little noisy because of its proximity to the main road leading into Chaweng!
The one thing that I really didn't like was that the reception staff constantly try to get you to attend a 90-minute presentation for the Anantara Vacation Club (timeshare type thing), even after you repeatedly say no. That almost ruined our stay.
If we come back to KS we would certainly think about coming back to this hotel, as long as they promise not to try to sell us any timeshares!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Nestled on the quiet, pristine northern end of Chaweng Beach, Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort & Spa offers peerless luxury Koh Samui accommodation just steps away from the ocean. 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.With room sizes starting at 61 square metres, Anantara Lawana Resort & Spa provides leading island resort accommodation. 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 our treehouse restaurant overlooking the bay, or keep in touch with friends back home thanks to free Wi-Fi throughout the resort.While Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort & Spa’s location is quiet and tranquil, the buzz and excitement of Chaweng Beach lie just around the corner, with an array of international restaurants and local shops to take care of your every need. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Anantara Lawana Hotel Chaweng
- Lawana Hotel Bophut
- Lawana Resort Bophut
- Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort Ko Samui/Chaweng, Thailand