Celebrate life’s precious moments and the pleasures and treasures of Thailand’s Koh Samui island paradise. Entering the Santiburi realm elevates you to a rarefied level of luxury and exhilaration. The grand lobby lounge takes moments to absorb as you are welcomed with a cool towel and refreshing cocktail. From the brilliant wood elements of the lofty ceilings, sophisticated Asian contemporary designs in furnishings, fabrics, pops of color in the finessed seating areas from reception to bar, Lounge dining to library, you are greeted with the promise of wonders beyond. Understandably and unforgettably, Five Star Santiburi is one of The Leading Hotels of the World, the jewel of Koh Samui. Here you will experience a delightful staff family, fun and engaging, dedicated to making every aspect of your stay memorable. Instantly that ‘promise of wonders beyond’ is before us, breathtaking and irresistible... a freeform pool that is truly boggling in its 50 meters (or 165 feet) of dazzling waters beckoning with a cooling spray sparkling above floating unicorns and floating laughter, bordered by umbrella loungers, towering palms and tropical gardens. A collage of verdant greens stretches across the 45 lush acres of stunning botanicals, winding paths leading to the 71 luxury villas and suites, dramatically opening to the beautiful champagne sands and opalescent waters of Mae Nam beach. A dream come true. The gardens shelter Santiburi’s renowned designer villas and suites, soothing retreats defined by a contemporary Thai decor, elegantly styled spacious bathrooms, interiors and furnishings showcasing native woods and reflecting an airy beachy vibe, compelling comforts including Select Comfort Beds, sofa and day beds, seating areas inside and out. The distinctive options include family villas and romantic havens, some with private pools, some with private balconies, all with world class amenities from tech to toiletries. Beachside villas offer uninterrupted sea views and sandy shores. Each getaway is an exquisite setting for relaxation and contentment. Santiburi offers all ages a resort that welcomes guests back year after year. An 18 hole championship golf course with spectacular views, five star dining, first class fitness center, trampoline and game room, soccer field, mountain bikes, and a Water Sport Center stocked with kayaks, catamarans, SUP and windsurfing boards, sailboats and Hobie cats, Starboard GO free-rider, with instructors and all the gear you need. Kids are all on board with the pirate themed playground and Panya and 164 SEPTEMBER 2019 | MODELISTE
Yim’s Junior Camp where new friends join in crafts, games, shows, educational programs and cooking fun. Thursday nights are kids nights out so moms and dads can have a free night too. A sanctuary of tranquility, the beauty of Santiburi Spa blends an ancient and proud heritage of Thai massage with contemporary treatments in an oasis inspired by the ancient capital of Ayutthaya. Engage your senses in the ambience of traditional Thai decor, the tantalizing natural floral scents, the soothing aromatic tea and ritual bathing of the feet, the invigorating waters of the indoor baths and outdoor deep soaking tubs, the scent of rich woods, the touch of soft silks and fresh airy cottons of the massage rooms and the restorative body treatments themselves that bring new life and equilibrium to your body, spirit, and energy.
At Santiburi you will find yourself celebrating life and love, sun, sea, sand, and your special occasions with a flourish of joyful recognition, from birthdays to anniversaries, holidays and themed dinners, and dream weddings to start a life together in a destination dream. Magical floating breakfasts served IN your private pool are a fantasy for honeymooners, families, and dreamers of all ages. Foodies Rejoice! Santiburi celebrates food unapologetically with a daily bountiful breakfast buffet, The Pool House casual fare, Beach House extravaganzas featuring themed events and entertainment, buffet gourmet delights, freshest seafood preparations, innovations on international cuisines, extraordinary Thai street food classics, and delectable desserts that keep you coming back for more. Sala Thai is a revelation of nuanced Thai cuisine, traditional meets innovation, awakening your palate in an elegant contemporary Thai ambience. Beyond the resort, guests will discover the natural and cultural beauty of Thailand. The helpful concierge staff will help plan excursions to experience Thai culture in nearby markets, villages, Buddhist temples, shrines, and festivals. Santiburi memories are lasting, and the promise of what lies beyond is a promise to return.