The Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort & Spa on the busy Chaweng Beach, is ‘Samui sans the crowds’…lying on a corner north of Chaweng – private, with a ‘Robinson Crusoe’ effect. This 5-star contemporary yet modern resort features Thai-style architecture with antique Chinese influenced designs, just a 10-min walk to Koh Samui from Chaweng Beach and a 10-min drive to Samui airport. 122 rooms and villas come with shared/private plunge pools and semi-outdoor bathrooms, private balconies with outdoor seating, four-poster beds, fine antique woodwork and every conceivable amenity. Dine at the Ocean Kiss, with an all-day international fare and amazing ocean views, or enjoy a meal at Tree Tops, a unique dining experience high amongst tall trees. Soak in the sun at the Pool Bar or dip in the pool overlooking the Gilf of Siam. Indulge in the Lamalila Spa or a wide range of water sports.