Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa

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    Starwood Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce that Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa opened to guests on September 30, 2011. Located on an idyllic stretch of exclusive Lamai Beach, Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa is a chic and intimate boutique resort that provides guests with a unique blend of stylish amenities, luxury services, an inspiring atmosphere and rich, cultural experiences, offering guests an enchanting stay with a new perspective.Perfectly situated along the exclusive Lamai Beach, Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa is an idyllic enclave on the east coast of the island – away from the busy Chaweng area of the island, but with close proximity to the airport and island attractions. The resort is designed with Feng Shui principles in mind to be a place that preserves beauty, celebrates history and culture, enhances prosperity, and creates physical and spiritual happiness. This elemental principle is woven throughout the resort’s buildings, amenities and offerings.

    Drawing from Koh Samui’s timeless beauty and diverse cultural influences, Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa features an intimate selection of 77 stylish suites and villas designed in the image of a traditional Asian seaside village. The resort features three distinct epicurean experiences from poolside casual to elegant that will appeal to any palate. For guests seeking retreat, Le Meridien Koh Samui offers a world-class luxury spa with private suites and a holistic mix of ancient and modern treatments. And a main focal point of the resort is the 224-meter floating dock that leads to a unique ocean pool.

    Inspired Design
    Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa’s architecture is chic and contemporary, inspired by the multiple cultural influences and natural materials of the region. The main entrance is an extraordinary octagonal porte cochere resembling the Chinese Yin and Yang, encouraging guests to leave all stress and worries behind as they enter the island paradise. The exteriors of the buildings feature a contemporary blend of Chinese-Thai architecture, while the interiors feature décor and artwork incorporating a soothing blend of Thai, Chinese, Burmese and Indian elements. The lush landscaping is distinctly Balinese, seamlessly blending the surrounding verdant jungle foliage with the serene beachfront location.

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    Daniel Fountain / 07.10.2011

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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