Thursday, April 30, 2015

Dara Samui Beach Resort & Spa Villa in Chaweng

The Dara Samui Beach Resort & Spa Villa in Chaweng is a fairly new Resort, being build in 2005 and 2006 and it was opened in 2007 for the middle luxury market segment. It was built in a 'Lanna' Northern Thai style with authentic details such as real gold leaf layer pictures on doors and wall murals. With great eye for detail, the result of all of this is a resort that uniquely represents the best of ancient Siam with all modern conveniences integrated to a harmonious concept.

Besides this, it's 70 rooms are located near all the hustle and bustle of downtown Chaweng, with all the shopping, dining and night time conveniences, whilst still being able to offer a quiet environment once you are inside the resort premises.

The resort offers two dining options with the Dara Serene, near the sea front and the Lanna Restaurant facing the lively Chaweng Beach road.

Dara means star and I can recommend staying in this comfortable resort and enjoy the beautiful Chaweng Beach.

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Dara Samui Beach Resort & Spa Villa in Chaweng

Villa

Dara Samui Beach Resort & Spa Villa in Chaweng

Deluxe suite

Dara Samui Beach Resort & Spa Villa in Chaweng

Two Bedroom Family Suite

Dara Samui Beach Resort & Spa Villa in Chaweng

Chaweng Beach

Dara Samui Beach Resort & Spa Villa in Chaweng

Exterior

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Sheraton Samui Resort, Chaweng

Sheraton is coming to town and they do that with the Sheraton Samui Resort, Chaweng. Sheraton took over the former Imperial Samui Hotel, After recent renovations and upgrades, the Sheraton Samui Resort, Chaweng is open and operating and is heading for it's grand opening very soon.
The locations is great, on the quiet and relaxed Chaweng Noi beach, which is separated from the main Chaweng Beach with the same quality of beach, just a bit more quiet.
The hotel has all the 'mod cons' in a brand new suit and comes highly recommended.

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Sheraton Samui Resort, Chaweng

Deluxe Garden room

Sheraton Samui Resort, Chaweng

Deluxe ocean view room

Sheraton Samui Resort, Chaweng

Garden retreat 


Sheraton Samui Resort, Chaweng

Bathroom

Sheraton Samui Resort, Chaweng

Swimming pool

Friday, February 20, 2015

The Waterfront Boutique Hotel and Cafe in Fishermans Village

The Waterfront Boutique Hotel and Cafe in Fishermans Village is a friendly and family run hotel with no more than 18 rooms. Cozy and located at the quiet end of Fisherman's Village, with plenty of excellent restaurants, bars and shops within walking distance.
Fisherman's Village is a very nice part of Koh Samui which also boasts each Friday a 'walking street', well worth a visit and an experience, for hich plenty of locals and tourists meet up to enjoy the atmosphere and the goods on display, including a lot of Thai (junk) food.

A very enjoyable and affordable option to have a few relaxed days on our island.

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The Waterfront Boutique Hotel and Cafe in Fishermans Village

Guest room

The Waterfront Boutique Hotel and Cafe in Fishermans Village

Guest room

The Waterfront Boutique Hotel and Cafe in Fishermans Village

Bungalow

The Waterfront Boutique Hotel and Cafe in Fishermans Village

Balcony

The Waterfront Boutique Hotel and Cafe in Fishermans Village

Swimming pool

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel, Chaweng

The Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel, Chaweng is the second Mercure hotel on the island, after the Mercure Samui Buri Resort in Maenam.

The Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel, Chaweng is not located at the beach but it's within crawling distance of the beach so to speak. The location of the Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel, Chaweng is however very good, just outside of the main hustle and bustle of Chaweng and all of that 'madness' is within a 500 meter to 1 km range, in case you need it.

Build just a few years ago, in 2001, with it's 80 modern guestrooms, a landscaped garden and an outdoor swimming pool, you can have a relaxing and fab time here.
The Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel, Chaweng is ideal for handicapped individuals and facilities for the disabled are provided.

There's an outlet of the Fuji Japanese restaurant chain on the premises besides the Baantana Thai restaurant.

All in all a good choice with good deals if you want a location within Chaweng without the hassle fo the downtown area.

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Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel, Chaweng

Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel, Chaweng; Guest room

Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel, Chaweng

Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel, Chaweng; Guest room

Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel, Chaweng

Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel, Chaweng; Guest room

Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel, Chaweng

Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel, Chaweng; Exterior with swimming pool

Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel, Chaweng

Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana Hotel, Chaweng; Exterior

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Baan Bophut Beach Hotel, Bophud

The Baan Bophut Beach Hotel, Bophud is located smack down in the middle of Fisherman's Village and it's weekly Friday walking street. Plenty of restaurants and bars are within walking distance, like Juzza Pizza, which is practically a neighbor. 
It's a very cozy hotel, with it's 12 rooms being renovated this year. It truly is a luxury boutique beach hotel, with a small infinity pool, garden and direct beach access. Although the beach doesn't rate as one of Samui's best, it's a very quiet and relaxed beach.
The airport is a mere 10 minutes away, and in less time you can reach 2 shopping malls, one with a build in movie theater. If you want nightlife, Chaweng is under 15 minutes away. 

A relaxed, quiet and very central location for a good price. Recommended.

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Baan Bophut Beach Hotel, Bophud

Beach

Baan Bophut Beach Hotel, Bophud

View of Fisherman's Village

Baan Bophut Beach Hotel, Bophud

Garden

Baan Bophut Beach Hotel, Bophud

Exterior

Baan Bophut Beach Hotel, Bophud

Monday, November 24, 2014

Lipa Lodge Resort, Lipa Noi

The Lipa Lodge resort is located at the sunset side of Koh Samui and spectacular sunsets can be enjoyed here.
Lipa Noi is a little bit out of the way of everything, it's a very quiet area with the main city of Nathon not too far away.
Despite the fairly isolated location, you will be able to find other restaurants outside of the resort.
The beach is shallow but enjoyable.
All 14 rooms are sea view villa suites with their own outdoor verandas except two luxury apartments with balconies and spectacular views out to sea. It's small and well maintained.

For a quiet and relaxed environment, this will be a good choice with an affordable room rate.

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Lipa Lodge, guest room

Guest room


Lipa Lodge, luxury room
Luxury room 

Lipa Lodge, terrace

Terrace

Lipa Lodge, beach

Beach

Lipa Lodge, pool

 Pool 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Ozo Chaweng Samui, Chaweng

The Ozo Chaweng Samui is at the time being one of the new hotels on the block on the island and with their 208 rooms spread out over three floors, they managed to make an immediate impact.
It's part of a small chain of hotels, just 4 in three countries. With their trendy rooms and lovely swimming pool, they are located just 15 minutes away from the airport and within walking distance of the hustle and bustle of Chaweng.
They also have one of the most talked about new restaurants under their roof, Stacked!
All the booking sites show really good reviews and for a medium range priced hotel, it's recommended as your stay of choice on Chaweng Beach.

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Ozo Chaweng Samui, Guest room

Guest room

Ozo Chaweng Samui, Guest room

Guest room

Ozo Chaweng Samui, Roof top bar

Roof top bar

Ozo Chaweng Samui, Swimming pool

Swimming pool

Ozo Chaweng Samui, Beach

Beach