Imagine a tropical island paradise where beautiful beaches and translucent turquoise waters abound. A place where private-pool villas set among a secluded, dreamy and gently forested landscape beckon you to come and get away from it all. This is the W Koh Samui. With a “Whatever/Whenever” philosophy, the W Koh Samui is committed to making your experience during your stay an absolute magical one, and no request is too big or too small. Whether you are lazing away in a hammock, feasting on world-class cuisine or finding peace and wellness at the spa, the W Koh Samui contains all the ingredients necessary for a wonderful holiday.

Location

Why is the W Koh Samui the ideal place to stay during my trip to Koh Samui?

Situated on a 30-square-mile tropical Thai island in the middle of the Gulf of Thailand, the W Koh Samui is a luxurious island hotel, perfect for exploring the best that Koh Samui has to offer. There are endless things to see, eat and do nearby, and guests will never find themselves bored or limited with options. Whether you are exploring the stunning beaches, temple hopping, or joining local villages at vibrant festivals, the tropical island offers something for everyone. If you are looking to stay right in the heart of the action, the W Koh Samui is your place.

Key Facts

  • the hotel is located on the northern peninsula where the Bo Phut and Mae Nam bays come together
  • Welcome Ambassadors greet you at the airport with private W WHEELS vehicles to transport you to the hotel
  • the W Koh Samui is approximately a 20-minute drive from the Samui International Airport (USM)

What is special?

  • enjoy an electric night in town along the Chaweng strip, where clubs, bars and top restaurants paint a vibrant scene
  • feel like you are a world away as you relish in the idyllic landscape views of both lush tropical jungle and pristine sandy beaches
  • explore a wealth of cultural gems situated amongst the verdant jungles; such as, the Laem Sor Temple, the boat-shaped Buddhist temple, and Wat Teepankorn which can be reached by taking an off-road vehicle

What do the guests say?

  • vacationers find the location to be breathtaking and can’t get over the view which awaits them when walking into the reception area
  • guests love the location and privacy of the W’s dream beach
  • couples feel it is the perfect location for a proposal or romantic getaway

Accommodation

How are the private quarters? Will I have ocean views from my villa?

W Koh Samui spares no details in its vibrant villas where you can pamper your senses in your choice of one-, two- or four-bedroom pool villas and can enjoy unmatched luxury with sublime benefits. Here you will find custom furnishings and state-of-the-art technology, including a 46-inch TV, DVD/CD Player and Wi-Fi sound dock. Jumpstart your days with a caffeine kick from the in-room espresso machine, and wind down your evenings with a glorious deep bath. Stunning floor-to-ceiling windows offer a immaculate views of the sea and frame the scene of a two-person sofa bed and beanbag chair.

Key Facts

  • 74 spacious rooms come in seven categories ranging from Jungle Oasis to Extreme WOW Ocean Haven
  • all rooms feature cutting-edge technology, an oversized bathroom with luxe amenities and products, and a large private pool
  • rooms are either located near the beach, featuring their own private garden, or hillside overlooking the sea

What is special?

  • sink into a heavenly soft bed with a pillow-top mattress, fluffy goose-down comforters and 350-thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets and enjoy a perfect night’s sleep
  • indulge in the lap of luxury with your own private paradise at the Seascape Escape, a two-story, four-bedroom villa, boasting stunning beach views from an expansive balcony
  • unwind and relax on your spacious wooden deck, which houses an expansive private pool and a comfortable daybed and lounge chairs to spend languid days basking poolside

What do the guests say?

  • guests love that the staff is genuinely friendly and discrete at the same time, and will do all they can to make your holiday a success
  • the whimsical, yet trendy, design elements adorning the rooms is a big hit with travelers
  • guests are pleased with the room features from the Bluetooth alarm clock to the indoor and outdoor shower and bathroom amenities

Pools & Spa

What’s the best way to relax and pamper myself during my stay?

Start the day basking in the tropical sunshine or with a refreshing dip into the WET Pool, before unwinding with a tranquil treatment at the AWAY Spa. Nestled within five luxurious pavilions, the AWAY Spa boasts seven treatment rooms that blend vibrant colors with fragrant scents, soothing sounds, and detoxifying agents to take you on an unforgettable spa journey. The W Koh Samui is dedicated to helping its guests relax and soak up the laid-back lifestyle which Samui is so famously known for. Choose from a variety of services on the spa menu, from Thai herbal scrubs to wraps and special treatments to soothe sunburned skin. For the ultimate luxe experience, indulge in a champagne bath with a champagne scrub and a massage.

Key Facts

  • the resort’s spa is outfitted for total privacy and complete mind, body and spirit renewal
  • the AWAY Spa features essential oil massage treatments and herbal baths
  • spa therapists are referred to as “mixologists” due to their ability to combine various massage styles

What is special?

  • spend the day in pure delight as you sway in a hammock or relax in the shade on plush daybeds and enjoy energizing snacks and beverages from the SIP Bar
  • experience Asia’s first Thaimazcal® herbal sauna/steam treatment, where the traditional Mexican Temazcal ritual works to cleanse and purify the body and soul
  • let the AWAY Spa transcend you to new levels of bliss with its luxurious essential oils, massage gels, body scrubs and wraps

What do the guests say?

  • even if you are not staying at the resort, guests feel it is definitely worth taking time out to visit the W’s AWAY Spa
  • guests feel the spa is “an escape within an escape” and highly recommend indulging in a treatment
  • vacationers find the main pool to be “world-class, stunning and not crowded” as many visitors enjoy their own private pools

Culinary

What types of cuisines are served at the W Koh Samui? Will I have a variety of restaurants to choose from?

From local Thai favorites and traditional recipes to curries, gourmet pizzas and buffets, the W Koh Samui offers top flavors from all over the world. Enjoy sumptuous meals, any time of the day at “The Kitchen Table”, where a seemingly floating space is set over the cliff’s edge and offers infinite views of the sea and the surrounding islands. Dip your toes in the sand and delight in some of the island’s best comfort food at “Beach Grill” or indulge in a romantic sunset dinner on the beach with your partner. If you prefer a candlelit dinner in your private garden or breakfast in bed, the W Koh Samui will make it happen – no matter the request.

Key Facts

  • “Sweet Spots” offers a wide selection of soft drinks, cold water and ice-cream for in-house guests
  • the hotel offers a 24-hour in-room dining service that brings gourmet offerings right to your doorstep
  • the W Koh Samui features six different restaurants, bars and lounges

What is special?

  • test out your mixology skills at the “Bloody Mary” bar, with different spices, vegetables, tomato juice and vodka
  • experience the next level of BBQ with a beach sunset BBQ dinner as you groove to live entertainment and sip delicious wines and spirits
  • enjoy the relaxed and sophisticated ambiance of the SIP sunset bar, home to out-of-this world views, custom cocktails, and an innovative menu

What do the guests say?

  • guests love how the bar is a trendy, yet intimate, place to spend time with friends and loved ones in the evenings
  • guests highly recommend dining under the stars with a six- or seven-course Japanese-inspired meal
  • the “Hangover Breakfast”, the W’s signature breakfast feast, is a huge hit with travelers as it is served until noon

Activities

How can I fill my days at the W Koh Samui? What types of activities are available?

The W Koh Samui offers an array of activities for guests to enjoy during their stay. You will find the perfect mixture of lazy beach days and adventurous island excursions to fill your days. With glorious natural surroundings, blissful beaches, and a gamut of cultural attractions, this tropical getaway has something that will appeal to everyone. Whether you are the athletic one staying fit in the state-of-the-art fitness facility, the culture-curious one immersing yourself with the locals, or the thrill-seeker getting your fill of extreme sports, you will create memories at the W Koh Samui that will last a lifetime.

Key Facts

  • the east-facing part of the beach is one of the best kitesurfing spots in Thailand
  • SWING, an outdoor tennis court, is exclusively available to W Koh Samui guests
  • cooking classes are available at both the “Kitchen Table” and the “Namu” restaurant

What is special?

  • get your adrenaline pumping and experience the thrill of extreme mountain or quad biking, jungle coaster cable rides, and waterfall hikes
  • discover the exotic underwater playground on a snorkel or scuba diving adventure, then resurfacing just in time to catch the Koh Samui island’s famous sunset
  • cozy up on a beanbag or daybed, with tasty bites being served from one of the award winning restaurants, as you enjoy a movie under the stars

What do the guests say?

  • guests love that they can enjoy low-impact, relaxing activities; as well as, high-energy adventurous activities
  • guests enjoy being able to practice their swing at the Santiburi Golf Course, famous for its cliff views and impeccable greens
  • movie nights are a family-favorite activity amongst vacationers