After the disappointment of our Mumbai failure we were in need of a real pick-me-up. Koh Samui offers an incredible selection of luxury accommodation and acknowledging that our budget wouldn’t stretch to the fabulous-looking W Hotel Samui or the Six Senses we were lucky to find that the Kala Samui Resort had last-minute half-price rooms.
What a spectacular property it is. Hugging the smooth rocks on the coast between busy Chaweng and Lamai beaches it really fit the bill.
We opted for one of the seven one-bedroom villas with a private pool. Room 101 has magnificent views over the turquoise ocean to the busy lights of Chaweng. It also is on the end of the row so is more private and the open-air rainfall shower was very impressive. The private pool is actually on the lower level below the bedroom but is a good size and receives a pleasing amount of sun in…
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