Koh Samui, Thailand


    February 2007

    Sean Mosher
Physical Features

Total Number of Rooms: 70

  • Pool Villas: 60
  • Private residence rentals: 10

Design Aesthetic:

  • Based on traditional southern Thai architecture, with thatched roofs, indoor/outdoor spaces and colours of the sea
  • All guest villas are hillside, with private infinity pools and views of the Gulf of Thailand

Architect: Bensley Design Studios

Interior Designer: Bensley Design Studios


  • Built on the site of a former orchard, retaining 856 coconut trees


  • Northwestern tip of Koh Samui, with the island's only private beach access
The Secret Garden Spa

Number of Treatment Rooms: 5

Interior Designer: Bensley Design Studios

Design Aesthetic:

  • Nestled in a coconut grove with indoor/outdoor treatment areas
  • Naturally inspired colour palette includes warm browns, gold, greens and grey

Signature Treatment:

  • Lava Shell Massage
  • Earth Energy Four Hands
  • Samui Fusion
  • Kala Coconut

Special Features:

  • The Spa treatments and services are based on a fusion of techniques from Thai, Yogic and other Asian cultures using Mother Earth and the island as sources of inspiration
  • The spa rituals include the internal as well as external use of Thai herbal tonics and organic teas from the island
  • Beach Spa Sala
  • Yoga Sala
Restaurants and Lounges

Executive Chef: Renato Rizzi

Restaurant: Pla Pla

  • Cuisine: Freshest seafood and prime cuts of meat
  • Signature Dishes:    
    • Clay Pot Roasted Cod Fish - traditional bacalhau, crushed potato, lemon oil, garlic chips, caper berry, mixed olive
    • Chicken Piri Piri - beetroot, sun choke artichoke, organic heirloom carrot
    • Coconut Risotto - Andaman sea lobster, parmesan tapioca cracker
    • Blue Crab Salad - pomegranate, peruvian avocado causa (puree), finger lime, osetra caviar
  • Seating: 21 at the terrace area and 31 guests at the indoor area
  • Chef de Cuisine: Ivo Benidio
  • Restaurant Manager: Rinlapat Kliangkling
  • Designer: Bensley Design Studios

Restaurant: KOH Thai Kitchen & Bar

  • Cuisine: Regional Thai
  • Signature Dishes:
    • Larb tuna - fresh marinated tuna with fresh Thai herbs, cracked rice and chili powder
    • Som Tum Yot Ma Prao - spicy fresh palm heart salad with peanut, dry shrimp
  • Seating:  68 at the outdoor area, 14 at the indoor bar, 6 at the open-air bar, 8 at the air-conditioned area with Chef's Table
  • Executive Sous Chef: Sumalee Khunpet
  • Restaurant Manager: Supawadee Poungkrasae
  • Designer: Bensley Design Studios

Lounge:  CoCoRum Bar

  • Cuisine: Bar tapas
  • Signature Drinks: Thai G&T, Scorpion Bowl, Rum Runner       
  • Signature Snacks: Classic Peruvian ceviche, green curry chicken tacos, grilled octopus anticucho
  • Outdoor Seating: 24
  • Head Bartender: Samart Khethong
  • Designer: Bensley Design Studios
  • Main Pool: Located by the white-sand beach; attendants regularly provide ice water, chilled towels and water spritzes poolside (each Villa also has a private pool)
  • Tennis: 2 turf courts
  • Muay Thai Boxing Ring: Learn the basics of the sport, or perfect  technique with a professional trainer

On-site Activities:

  • Boating
  • Jogging
  • Kayaking
  • Library
  • Snorkelling
  • Water toys and equipment

Off-site Activities:

  • Mountain biking
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Hiking
  • Jet skiing
  • Kite boarding
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Trekking
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing

Fitness Facilities:

Size: 106 sq m / 1,141 sq ft

Special Features:    

  • Equipped with the latest strength and cardiovascular equipment with personal television and headphones
  • An outdoor training/stretching deck complements air-conditioned space
  • Available 24 hours a day
  • Free-standing gym pavilion with tree top views over the Gulf of Thailand
  • Complimentary fruit and juice

Sample Fitness Activities:

  • Yoga Class – complimentary every Monday and Friday at 8:00 am, fee applies for private lesson
  • Pilates – complimentary every Wednesday at 8:00 am, fee applies for private lesson
  • Muay Thai (Thai boxing) – complimentary every Thursday and Sunday at 8:00 am, fee applies for private lesson
  • Beach Volleyball and Beach Football (equipment provided)
For Younger Guests

Kids for All Seasons: activities include coconut shell painting, s’mores on the beach, garland making and beach soccer

Meeting Rooms

Total Size: 80 sq m / 861 sq ft

Meet and Feed Capacity: 40

Banquet Capacity: 40

Outdoor Banquet Capacity: 80

Private Dining Room Capacity: 40

Unique Meeting and Event Facilities: Private beach cove for special events and private terrace adjacent to meeting room

Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Coral Conservation Project - Led by an in-house marine biologist, the project is focused on conserving the reef that skirts the Resort; the broken coral is collected, rehabilitated and reintroduced into the reef by the team of experts; in addition, guests can participate in Coral Talk to learn about the initiative
  • Annual cancer care run in cooperation with other Four Seasons properties in Thailand

Karuna Amarnath
Senior Director of Public Relations and Communications
3/F, 159 Rajadamri Road
Bangkok, 10330
Paponpat Sapsuwan
Assistant Public Relations Manager
3/F, 159 Rajadamri Road
Bangkok, 10330
Chomploy Yavirach
Assistant Social Media Manager
3/F, 159 Rajadamri Road
Bangkok, 10330