Smart travelers start planning for Songkran now, and Samui remains a big-ticket island for gorgeous five-star resorts. Here’s how prices stack up for two nights over the April holiday weekend at the island’s biggest luxury players.
All rates were taken using Booking.com based on the cheapest room category over the Apr 14-15 weekend.
Four Seasons Koh Samui
The rate: B30,700
The room size: 103 sq meters
The venerable Four Seasons runs an all-pool-villa affair rising above a beautiful palm tree-studded stretch of sand.
W Koh Samui
The rate: B28,500
The room size: 163 sq meters
Like Four Seasons, you also get a private beach and your own infinity pool, as well as a room 60 sq meters bigger and breakfast.
Conrad Koh Samui
The rate: B19,800
The room size: 130 sq meters
A few years of age mean you can snap up plenty of early-booking rates at this all-pool-villa offering. The rate comes with breakfast and is 32 percent below rack rate.
Ritz-Carlton Koh Samui
The rate: B19,400
The room size: 93 sq meters
Samui’s latest luxe arrival comes with that never-old “teak, and lots of it” look, together with a beautiful stretch of Choeng Mon Beach. Note: no private pool.