Anantara Lawana Hotel


Anantara Lawana Koh samui Beach

Sun, sea and jungle are the golden trio on the island paradise of Thailand’s Koh Samui. With 35 resorts to their name, Anantara know a thing or two about luxury stays and Lawana is no exception. Between white sands and lush forests, villas overlooking calming waters are crafted in traditional Sino-Thai style with private pools and sundecks amid tropical gardens. Inside, a palette of canary, olive and denim blue reflects the landscape. Floating breakfasts with fresh coconut, and pool swings make for any worthy holiday snap, while the beachside infinity pool is your daytime go-to – watch fishing boats bob on the horizon, an ice-cold margarita in hand. For more active days, an island tour will uncover waterfalls, temples and vibrant coral reefs, or join the chef on a market trip before a Thai cooking class. Come mealtime, seafood dishes are served in intimate wooden salas integrated within 120-year-old trees at Tree Tops restaurant.

Doubles from £129. 00 66 7796 0333,

Words by Megan Dickson.

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Anantara Lawana Koh samui Beach

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