Anantara sets the bar high for beachside splendour in Thailand. Their resorts are the epitome of contemporary coastal luxury: just what you imagine when you think of heading for an extravagant holiday on one of Thailand’s picture perfect islands. This certainly isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ offering. There’s everything from secluded honeymoon pool villas on remote islands to spacious family-friendly suites near a bustling mainland beach.
Staying at an Anantara is about high quality, excellent service, convenient locations and, perhaps above all, ease and flexibility. Butler service and cliffside spas disprove Koh Samui’s backpacker stereotype, and flexible dining options mean you can enjoy delicious internationally-inspired dishes in your villa, in the gardens, or even out on the sand. From diving, snorkelling and speedboat trips to jungle trekking, fishing and tennis, there are dozens of options for getting active and exploring your destination. And when you crave a little down-time back at the resort? Treat yourself to some pampering at the famous Anantara Spa.
In convenient coastal locations around Thailand's mainland and islands, each Anantara resort makes the most of its beachside surroundings.
Lush gardens & beach access
The beach-front villas, with views across the bay and beyond, are the perfect place to lose yourself for a day...or three.
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The Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan is located at Thong Nai Pan Noi on the east coast of Koh Pha Ngan to the north of Koh Samui. It's just a 30 minute luxury speedboat transfer from Samui directly to the resort, and we mean directly – you’re dropped on the powdery sand right in front of the hotel! The resort boasts a beach front pool with stunning views across the bay - perfect for an early morning dip to watch the - a sunken bar serving delicious signature cocktails. If lazing in the pool or on a lounger isn’t your idea of heaven, then a visit to the unique spa built into the cliff edge might be just the ticket.
Spread out along quiet sands of Mai Khao Beach on Phuket's north-western tip, the Anantara Mai Khao resort is an absolute delight. Set among vibrant tropical gardens, complete with lagoons and waterways, the villas are as spacious as they are luxurious, each with a private pool and terrace. The excellent range of dining options includes fine Italian cuisine, seafood barbecue, and the cosy Tree House - accessed by a spiral staircase wrapped around an aged Banyan Tree - serving tapas, champagne and classic cocktails. All this with the beach just steps away… bliss.
This is one spectacular property. The boutique-style Anantara Bophut Resort is set in beautifully kept tropical gardens alongside the serene white sands of Bophut beach, offering sensational luxury in a scenic location. Each room features a large bathtub for two and ample outdoor space, and the facilities and activities on offer are second to none. There’s a 30-metre infinity pool, a peaceful spa, a tennis court, a fitness centre, Thai boxing classes, and cocktail mixing classes, to name just a few. The wide selection of dining options includes private dining that's only limited by the resort's boundaries and your imagination.
Perfectly located on the beaches of Hua Hin, the Anantara is set in tropical gardens that lead all the way down to the sand. Inspired by a traditional Thai village, the hotel is extremely stylish and offers guest rooms to suit most budgets. Particularly ideal for families, facilities are designed to keep children of all ages amused and safe for hours on end. Accommodation is spacious and bright, with plenty of comfortable areas to relax and reflect, including a terrace where you can sit back and soak up the tropical views.
Anantara has a commitment to sustainability across its brand, employing water conservation, waste reduction and energy saving, as well as supporting local communities through employment and outreach. In Thailand, the Anantara Mai Khao works with Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation raising money to help the charity protect sea turtles, especially through retrieving vulnerable turtle eggs from exposed beaches and hatching them safely in incubators before returning the hatchlings to the wild.
A journey through northern Thailand for an eco-focussed exploration of local Lahu traditions and culture in the hills of Chiang Mai.