Koh Samui


The Ultimate Guide to Songkran 2019

It’s Thailand’s most famous festival – and one that Thai people hold nearest and dearest to their hearts. Songkran marks the beginning of Thai New Year, an important event on the Buddhist calendar, and one which is celebrated all over the country. The festival falls at the hottest time of […]

Playful water fight in Thailand during Songkran

The Best Eateries Koh Samui Has to Offer

Award-winning restaurants, masterful chefs and ocean views…is it any wonder Koh Samui has become a hot spot for foodies to go on vacation? From the freshest seafood barbequed on the beach, to the finest in French and European cuisine – Koh Samui is paradise for those who love to dine […]


Discovering Koh Samui: From Market to Track

When you’re visiting Koh Samui, one thing’s for sure – there’s no shortage of activities to make the time fly by. From sandy recreation to heart-pumping thrills, the island is a haven of fun in the sun. You can find some inspiration for how to best spend your time there […]


The Ideal Weather Periods To Visit Our Club Resort Destinations

A multitude of factors go in to planning an Anantara Vacation Club holiday. From sorting out your travel visas to packing, booking accommodation and mapping out which sights to see, the last thing you’d want after all of your meticulous organization would be for the weather to ruin your stay.


Samui Restaurants to Sweep You – And Your Date – Off Your Feet This Valentine’s Day

Samui is one of Thailand’s largest islands, third only to Phuket and Koh Chang, and spans nearly one third of the size of Singapore. It is also a paradise for couples, with many choosing to tie the knot on its sandy shoes or swinging by to celebrate their honeymoons. Home […]

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GETTING TO KNOW BOPHUT, KOH SAMUI

GETTING TO KNOW BOPHUT, KOH SAMUI

Bophut is just one of the many fantastic towns on the island of Koh Samui. Nestled between Mae Nam Beach and the Big Buddha Beach along the island’s northern coastline, this holiday destination is a favourite among discerning travellers with its historical charm and local activity. Even though Samui’s popularity […]


SPLASH OUT – AND INTO THE POOL – WITH YOUR OWN POOL VILLA

Many of us have been on a family beach holidays, crammed into hotel rooms where it is too close for comfort – kids in each other’s personal space and parents with no privacy or room of their own. Even with the best of intentions, these small spaces can easily set […]

Anantara Vacation Club Mai Khao Phuket Pool Villa

INSIDER INTERVIEWS WITH ANANTARA VACATION CLUB PROFESSIONALS – I MADE SUBRATA & KHUN GRAPE

Behind every Anantara Vacation Club team member is an experienced traveller, a passion for hospitality and a lot of personality! This month, we spoke with the new General Manager of Operations at in Bali, I Made Subrata, and Korbkul Kaewkarn (Khun Grape) Villa Manager of our Club Resort on Koh […]