Located in the Southeast part of Asia, Thailand is known for its diverse topography, rich culture, glittering temples, mesmerizing nature, and buzzing nightlife. Besides, Thailand is home to the most breathtaking beaches that can be found along the more than 2000 km of coastline. With 35 million international visits, the gorgeous country of Thailand is one of the most visited countries in the world, and among the ideal beach destinations in Asia. Because of this, over the years, beaches have become a major draw for tourists, which eventually led to the increase of beach resorts nearby. Adorned with absolute comfort, the most scenic views, and endless amenities, these resorts make your holiday even more memorable. Check here our list of some of those exotic and popular beach resorts in Thailand.
Banyan Tree, Koh Samui
Overlooking the azure waters of the Gulf of Thailand, Banyan Tree in Samui is a luxurious five-star secluded beach resort that offers guests a serene and private escape in the heart of tropical paradise. This beach resort is nestled amid the lush jungle of a private bay in Lamai just a 30-minute drive from Samui International Airport. The resort boasts luxurious villas with private pools that provide enough relaxation to the guests with their comfortable beds and well-maintained cleanliness and hygiene. The resort also has a spa that is renowned for its authentic Asian treatments, and fine dining options with a wide range of international and Thai cuisine. The stay price starts from INR 52,000 onwards.
Bo Phut Resort & Spa, Koh Samui
The Bo Phut Resort & Spa resort is one of the popular beach resorts located on the northern tip of Koh Samui, among the best places to visit in Thailand. Settled amidst 7 acres of indigenous plantations, this 5-star beach resort has 32 villas and 29 deluxe rooms that are designed in a traditional Thai and contemporary design. All these suites and villas are spacious and generously adorned with dark wood furniture, plunge pools and decks, Jacuzzis, open-plan living areas, and terraces. The property also has Mediterranean and Thai restaurants where one can enjoy local and international dishes. Also, visit the spa to be pampered with massages, body wraps, or aromatherapy. The resort also provides yoga classes, guided island tours, and a variety of water sports activities like windsurfing, kayaking, and snorkeling. The stay price starts from INR 15,000 onwards.
Spread over 26.8 hectares, Amanpuri has served as the most opulent lodging in Phuket for at least three decades, welcoming rich people, and celebrities from all over the world as part of Thailand tour packages. Soundtracked by the whispers of coconut palms and the sighs of the Andaman Sea, this expansive resort is a world of its own, with everything you need within its well-guarded walls, complete with winding roads, lush greenery, and perfectly spaced living quarters. Built on the lines of centuries-old Ayutthayan architecture, this luxurious beach resort features 40 spacious guest Pavilions and 40 Villas furnished with Thai textiles, artwork, and antiques. The resort’s private beaches provide a variety of water sports like paddling, swimming, and boating. Overall, Amanpuri is the best beach resort in Thailand for couples, families, and anyone who is looking for a retreat from bustling city life. The stay price starts from INR 82,000 onwards.
Le Meridien, Khao Lak
Located on the secluded white sands of Bangsak Beach in Thailand, Le Meridian Khao Lak Resort & Spa is a haven for relaxation and ideal for couples, and families alike. Guests can choose from 10 types of rooms that are designed in contemporary style with elegant and comfortable furnishings, free Wi-Fi, and private balconies. Some rooms have private terraces with direct pool access. Savor local Thai cuisine or international culinary delights at three restaurants, three bars, and a coffee shop. Guests can also work out in the 24-hour fitness center, enjoy a wide variety of resort activities, or indulge in a relaxing massage at the spa. The stay price starts from INR 12,000 onwards.
Ko Yao Island Resort, Phuket
Koyao Island Resort is a popular beach resort located on the island of Ko Yao in Phang Nga Bay, one of the beautiful island beaches near Phuket. The beach resort is surrounded by secluded beaches, rainforests, and uninhabited islands. It has 23 traditional Thai architectural-style beach-facing luxury villas with private gardens. All villas in this property have an undisturbed, spectacular sea view of the famous Phang Nga Bay. Guests can relax at the Koyao Spa, read or chat in a relaxing library atmosphere, enjoy a meal at Pum Pui Restaurant, and indulge in activities including snorkeling, kayaking, and volleyball. The stay price starts from INR 25,000 onwards.
Long Beach Chalet, Ko Lanta
Long Beach Chalet is another beach resort located in Long Beach, Koh Lanta, Thailand, one of the most affordable international destinations for Indians. The resort is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty with pristine turquoise waters and lush tropical gardens. This property has 63 chalets across 11 different room types and 3 zones that will take you a few steps closer to nature with a unique style while providing you with all the comfort and convenience of modern amenities. Guests have options to stay either along the beach in the property’s beach zone or garden zone. Besides, the property offers a private beach where you can enjoy beach umbrellas, beach massages, and beachside drinks, plus activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, and kayaking. One can savor international cuisine in Lym’s at the beachfront which is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The stay price starts from INR 7,000 onwards and is the most affordable among this list of Thailand beach resorts.
Six Senses, Koh Samui
Located at Laem Sor Beach on the island of Koh Samui, Six Senses is one of the popular beach resorts that offer huge, comfortable villas in a jungle-like garden that cascades down to a rocky shore. A part of the Six Senses Hotels, Resorts, and Spas brand, it is well known for its eco-friendly policies, opulent lodgings, and attentive service. This property has 66 spacious villas that offer a choice of one-bedroom villas, 67 with private pools, oceanfront pool villa suites, and the signature two-bedroom Retreat – all with glorious ocean or tropic landscape views. Guests can laze by a vast infinity pool and lose themselves while gazing out at the sweeping panoramas of the Gulf of Thailand. The resort also boasts one of the finest restaurants on the island and an ultra-pampering signature spa that provides relaxing massage therapies. If you are interested, the resort can help organize jungle treks, island boat trips, and diving excursions. The stay price starts from INR 34,000 onwards.
Mai Samui Beach Resort & Spa, Koh Samui
An intimate tropical hideaway on the shores of secluded Laem Yai Beach, the Mai Samui Beach Resort & Spa features rooms and villas that are decorated with a Thai touch, using local woods and fabrics. Offering stunning sea view, the rooms and villas are equipped with a variety of modern amenities. Set amidst a lush, landscaped garden, guests can soak up the sun in the large swimming pool or take a refreshing dip. For a pampering experience, head to spa where a menu of body treatments and massage therapies await you. The other facilities here include a well-equipped fitness center, a game room, as well as restaurants where one can enjoy a delicious selection of food. It is one of the best and idyllic beach resort for a family vacation with plenty of facilities and activities for all ages. The stay price starts from INR 7,000 onwards.
Rayavadee Resort, Krabi
Rayavadee is another 5-star beach resort located in the heart of Krabi’s beautiful Phranang Peninsula on the border of Krabi Marine National Park. Accessed by speedboat, the resort is surrounded on three sides by glorious sand beaches, and lush greenery, and imbuing a sense of tropical relaxation. The architecture and tropical landscapes of the resort were inspired by the atmosphere of a southern Thai village. Spread over 26 acres, the resort has 94 two-storey pavilions and 7 luxurious villas. Guests can enjoy the resort’s natural setting, experience massages, facial and body treatments at The Rayavadee Spa, savor fresh lobster and western dishes at the Raya Dining Restaurant, and shop designer items and souvenirs at Rayavadee boutique. The stay price starts from INR 22,000 onwards.