Looking for a beach destination in Thailand for 2019 that’s luxurious, secluded, family-friendly and romantic all in one? Check out the Intercontinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort. It’s one of the best luxury beach resorts in Samui with private pool villas, on the white-sandy beach and nestled on a luscious cliff, designed for couples and families.
Here are our top 5 reasons to stay in this 5 star Koh Samui resort in an island paradise with some of the most incredible sunsets in Samui.
#1 The InterContinental has some of the most incredible ocean views and visitas in Samui
From every point on this resort, you are given an amazing view. The views from the lobby are truly stunning. From there, you can see the whole resort as it unfolds down the side of the cliff. You can survey the beach below with the resort’s infinity pool and beachside restaurant Flames. You can also see the pool villas lined along the beachfront all with those enviable ocean views. From Air Bar, you can watch sunsets that you see in travel magazines. From the villas on the mountain side you will see the ocean just above the coconut trees. Every bar and restaurant, serves the best ocean vistas. As you explore and relax in this resort in Koh Samui, you’ll continually be reminded that you are near the ocean.
#2 The InterContinental is one of the most private and secluded resorts in Samui
If you like the idea of never having to leave the resort, then this is the place to stay in Samui. It’s located about 40 minutes from the airport on the south-west side of the island. The advantage of this location is that it has the best sunset views on the island. There’s a beach bar that’s perfect for watching the sun set while the kids can play on the beach. For something more romantic, Air Bar is the ideal places to watch the sunset with a favourite cocktail or two.
#3 If you’re looking for things to do in Samui, you’ll find lots at this 5 star resort
The InterContinental has a range of daily activities to do around the resort. Some are included and others are an extra fee. They also have a rainy-day activities schedule that full of interesting things to do when it rains that has family activities too. Their In the Know programme is worth checking out. It’s a great way to get an insider’s persecutive about the local area and the culture. You can go on cultural walks close to the resort, or take part in the spirit house ceremony. The cooking class includes a trip to the market with the chef, where you’ll get to meet local farmers and sellers of the produce you’ll be cooking in class.
#4 The InterContinental has one of the best kids’ clubs in Koh Samui
Sometimes you need a break within a break and at the InterContinental Samui you can do that. The kids’ club, Planet Trekkers, gets rave reviews and kids often prefer spending time at the club than with their parents. You might have to bribe them to come and hang out with you. The club has the usual games, toys and activities that most other clubs do, but in addition they have added some cultural activities — there’s palm leaf weaving, an eco-trek of the resort, a seed planting activity, crab hunting, and traditional Thai games.
#5 The InterContinental has the best pools in Samui
The resort has a pool for every day of the week. The infinity pools are stunning. One is elevated and located on the side of the cliff overlooking the coconut plantation and the ocean. It’s an amazing place to have a morning or late afternoon swim before you heard to Air Bar for sunset drinks. The other infinity pool is located beachfront with direct views of the sea and the white sandy beach. The beach itself is quiet and mostly used by the hotel guests. The other pools are dotted through the lush gardens of the resort and are color coded. They are near the villas that are located on the cliff side of the resort. These pools are great for families who want to swim close to their villa or for a quick dip to cool off after walking back from the beach.
When you’re looking for places to stay in Samui, the InterContinental ticks a lot of the boxes for an ideal resort getaway in Thailand– amazing views, the best sunsets, luxury pool villas, lots of activities in and around the resort, plenty for kids to do and quiet spots to celebrate romance.