• A luxury resort with a commitment to the environment
  • Spa treatments served either in-room or by the beach
  • Private pools in most villas
  • Michelin-standard dining with sweeping ocean views

Just 10 minutes' drive from Samui airport, but a world away from the bustle of the island’s more touristy spots, Six Senses offers a five-star reinterpretation of traditional Thai living. Elegant, contemporary villas based on fisherman's cottages sit on a hill above a private beach while everything from the food and drink to yoga and spa treatments reflect a profound commitment to green practices.

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The resort comprises 66 villas hidden among indigenous plantings, most with stunning private pools. Styling is a modern take on traditional Thai architecture, with thatched roofs, dark-wood floors and huge windows onto the sea. Guests can take golf buggies around the grounds, to the infinity pool at the summit or to the white-sand beach below.

Exceptional dining is offered at two restaurants. Dining on the Hill serves classic Thai cuisine and barbecued seafood. Dining on the Rocks is a more contemporary affair run by a Spanish chef who worked at the 3-Michelin-starred Azurmendi near Bilbao. Restaurant décor is based on decks of weathered teak and bamboo, with sweeping views. Other choices include in-villa dining and barbecues, available around the clock, or at your own choice of location, hidden in the gardens.

Meanwhile the spa offers traditional Thai massages and treatments along with yoga, reiki and pilates, either in your villa or in secluded salas to the sounds and sights of the sea. There’s even a naturopathic doctor from India on site to  


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