The enchanting natural beauty and diverse culture of Thailand draw tourists to its many islands and beaches. Add to this the most luxurious hotels in Thailand, and it makes for the ultimate relaxing getaway.
There’s a luxury hotel for every type of traveler here – solo, family, or a romantic couple. From award-winning resorts to boutique hotels, you mustn’t miss the impressive infinity pools, indulgent spas, private pools, and stunning scenery for a memorable time.
Four Seasons, Koh Samui
Who hasn’t heard of the luxurious stays of Four Seasons worldwide? Among the best resorts in Thailand is the Four Seasons, Koh Samui!
Private luxury villas nestled within tropical gardens and shaded by coconut groves overlooking the Gulf of Thailand, with crystal clear waters and pristine white sands – it can’t help but feel like paradise.
Enjoy fantastic Thai massages in the Secret Garden spa and indulge in various outdoor activities and water sports amidst stunning views. You’re bound to have a luxurious time with two tennis courts, a well-equipped gym, a kids’ club, and more.
The private pool villas here have aqua-inspired decor and facilities like private outdoor decks, outdoor showers, butler service, and private infinity pools.
See below for another luxuriously stunning Four Seasons, Chiang Mai, in northern Thailand, where you can stay at a private pool villa and get a relaxing spa treatment at their award-winning spa.
Anantara Layan, Phuket
Situated on Phuket’s west coast is one of the best luxury hotels in Thailand, offering exemplary service, comfort, and a sense of seclusion – Anantara Layan.
On the white sands of Layan Beach, this unique tropical hideaway has 47 pool villas and 30 rooms/suites. From direct beach access and private balconies or gardens to plunge pools or hot tubs, you’ll have every luxurious amenity you desire.
Rejuvenate your mind and body with the five-day relaxing spa and wellness retreat in the Anantara Spa, with nourishing cuisine and soothing spa treatments. Other facilities include a children’s club, fitness centre, water-sports, and even Thai cooking classes, as well as many dining options.
The private wedding chapel on the tropical cliffside is a mesmerizing spot for lovebirds looking to take their wedding vows.
COMO Point Yamu, Phuket
With stunning 360-degree views, the contemporary and minimalist COMO Point Yamu sits on a forested headland overlooking Phang Nga Bay and the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea. It’s one of the best places to relax in the country!
The bright white and blue or aqua interiors reflect the colors of the location. Apart from the sumptuous Thai cuisine at the poolside restaurant Nahmyaa, the resort also has an all-day Italian restaurant – La Sirena. Go for a pre-dinner drink at the poolside Aqua Bar.
A magnificent spa with a steam room, sauna, hydro pool, and Asian-inspired massages also offers kids’ treatment.
Each of their one- to three-bedroom villas has an expansive, pebbledash terrace and an infinity pool hovering above the ocean that steals the show. If you want to just lounge in one of the spacious rooms, you can order room service from their Thai restaurant.
For the adventurous lot, a transfer to the nearby pier will let you slide on a traditional longtail boat through the Bay’s glistening waters to COMO’s beach club.
Sitting on the edge of Krabi Marine National Park is this luxurious beachfront hotel surrounded by high cliffs, jungle, and wildlife.
This exclusive 100-pavilion property can only be accessed by boat, and the location will stun you – fragrant tropical gardens, coconut palms, and three stunning beaches. Then, there’s the local monkey population to amaze you.
An eco-friendly resort with colonial-style rooms, you can find organic Thai toiletries in your room. The 92 two-story pavilions and seven luxurious villas are just a few minutes’ walk away from Railay and Phranang Beaches. There’s also dedicated butler service for the ultimate luxury.
Sea excursions and beach picnics where sheer limestone cliffs meet azure water, an emerald pool visit, a hot spring, or Krabi Town’s colorful morning market make for great outdoor activities. Also, the two outdoor tennis courts and an air-conditioned squash court are some ways to enjoy your time here.
Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle
For camping in the most serene paradise-like natural surroundings of a beautiful bamboo jungle overlooking the Ruak River are the 15 luxury tents (almost like guest rooms small luxury hotels) on Four Seasons in the famed Golden Triangle.
This isn’t any ordinary camp; you’ll be soaked in luxury with the huge antique-style bathtubs, free Champagne bottles, unlimited minibars, decadent spa, fitness center, and enormous balconies. That’s not all; there’s also a small, outdoor swimming pool in the forest and a hot tub on your private outdoor deck.
Open-air dining each evening and elephant rides for daytime exploration of the breathtaking natural beauty are some of the other highlights of a stay in the Four Seasons Tented Camp in Chiang Rai.
Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok
One of the longest-standing Mandarin Oriental hotels, the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok city, built in 1876, is big on history and panache and is the Grand Dame of Bangkok Hotels.
Each of the 393 rooms is fit for a royal, decorated in delicate Thai fabrics and teak furniture. As for the facilities, there are large swimming pools, a fabulous spa across the Chao Phraya river (that can be reached by the hotel’s boat) with hot tubs, and a smaller spa studio for express massages.
You can also participate in pilates, meditation, yoga, and Muay Thai boxing sessions among the extensive sports facilities or play tennis at their tennis court. The restaurants in this city hotel in the Thai capital rank as some of the best in town.
Sri Panwa Resort, Phuket
A resort that feels like being in your own home, Sri Panwa, one of the best luxury resorts in Thailand, is in the midst of a lush jungle, yet, on the beach, for the best ambiance.
This is also Thailand’s favorite celebrity hotel, and you can pick from one-bedroom villas for solo travel or a romantic getaway to five-bedroom stays for a family vacation or a getaway with friends.
The main attraction of this resort is its rooftop bar, easily the best one in Phuket – a chic, modern setup with a lovely Thai twist. Also, the Cool Spa Phuket at Sri Panwa Luxury Resort is one of Phuket’s top 10 luxury spa destinations – secluded within the rainforest high above the Andaman Sea, overlooking Phuket’s Archipelago.
More of the most expensive hotels in Thailand
- Soneva Kiri, Koh Kood
- Capella Bangkok
- Siam Hotel, Bangkok
- Sukhotahi Bangkok
- Ritz Carlton Reserve, Phulay Bay
- Six Senses Yao Noi
- Six Senses Samui
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Vacation in Thailand not just in the best hotels, but in the best luxury hotels. With swimming pools, private plunge pools, sumptuous spa services, world-class dining, and some with even private beach access, the luxury hotels in Thailand will give you one of the most memorable vacations of your life.
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