Thailand’s top luxury beach hotels

Thailand’s top luxury beach hotels

Thailand is a popular destination for so many reasons. From its rich culture to stunning landscapes, delicious cuisine and relaxed vibe, it makes a perfect escape from the mundane. One of the most popular elements of any trip to Thailand is the beach. With tropical golden sands, turquoise waters and an exciting choice of luxury properties, it is easy to see why Thai beaches are top of the list. Read on for our favourites of the luxury beach properties.

Iniala Beach House

Phuket is one of the most popular beach destinations in Thailand and Iniala Beach House in Phuket offers guests a secluded and lavish retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the more crowded areas of the island.

The architecture of the property is a masterpiece in itself, featuring a blend of contemporary and traditional Thai elements. Each of the resorts villas has a unique design, contributed by architects and designers from around the world.

In addition to its exquisite accommodations, Iniala Beach House offers a range of personalized services and activities to ensure you can be fully immersed in the beauty of the surrounding area. Guests can expect private butlers and gourmet dining along with yacht charters, cooking classes and various cultural tours.

This is a lovely resort, offering unparalleled luxury, and a firm commitment to providing guests with an unforgettable experience in one of the most beautiful destinations in the world.

Six Senses Yao Noi

Six Senses Yao Noi is a prestigious resort located on the island of Yao Noi in Phang Nga Bay. The property is renowned for its eco-friendly ethos, incorporating the breathtaking natural surroundings, and offering a tranquil and rejuvenating escape.

The resort occupies a beautiful space, capturing perfectly the blend of modern comforts and traditional Thai aesthetics. A selection of individual villas is perched on the hillside with panoramic views over the azure waters of the Andaman Sea.

Sustainability is at the forefront of much of the offering at this luxury property. Renewable energy sources have been incorporated into the daily operation as well as several local initiatives with the surrounding community. In the restaurants, guests can choose from a range of cuisines, most of which incorporate organic ingredients wherever possible. 

Relaxation is paramount here with a range of outdoor activities and water sports designed to make the most of the natural surroundings. The spa combines modern treatments with traditional Thai methods to offer a holistic wellness experience that perfectly captures the essence of the property.

With its dedication to luxury, sustainability, and wellness, Six Senses Yao Noi offers guests a unique and unforgettable retreat in one of Thailand’s most stunning destinations.

The Slate

Nestled amidst lush tropical gardens on the northern shore of Phuket and set against the backdrop of the Andaman Sea, The Slate perfectly combines contemporary design, cultural heritage, and luxurious amenities.

The resort’s architecture and interior design are inspired by Phuket’s tin-mining past, featuring industrial chic aesthetics infused with traditional Thai elements. Guests can choose from rooms, suites or villas with private pools, each decorated with great attention to detail.

Dining at The Slate is an exciting experience with a range of cuisines on offer. From fine dining to casual beachfront fare. There is something for everyone. 

The combination of modern and traditional continues to the spa where a variety of treatments are on offer, inspired by ancient healing traditions. Guests can also enjoy yoga classes, cooking demonstrations or take advantage of the location to try some water sports, and cultural excursions.

The distinctive design, luxury service and commitment to excellent service, makes The Slate a particularly memorable property.

The Sarojin

Sitting on the pristine shores of Khao Lak in Phang Nga Province is The Sarojin. Set amidst lush tropical gardens and bordered by a tranquil beach, the resort is a haven of peace and relaxation.

The beautiful residences feature private gardens, outdoor terraces, and luxurious amenities such as oversized bathtubs and rain showers. Personal touches are what make The Sarojin so special, so much so that its staff are known as ‘personal guides’. They ensure that every guest enjoys an unforgettable experience, curating personalised tours, private dinners and even private yacht charters. Every element is taken care of with great attention to detail.

Dining at the resort is always a special experience. Enjoy fresh seafood and Thai specialities at the beachfront restaurant and a romantic dinner set amidst a candlelit jungle waterfall.

The Sarojin is a gorgeous property, perfect for couples looking for a luxurious and intimate escape.


Rayavadee sits in a secluded position overlooking the Andaman Sea on the edge of the Krabi Marine National Park. This luxury property is in a breathtaking location amongst tropical gardens and idyllic beaches and accessible only by boat, making it a particularly exclusive resort.

The rooms are a selection of villas and pavilions, dotted throughout the expansive grounds. Each is decorated to incorporate elements of traditional Thai architecture and design into the modern luxury of today’s resort. With breathtaking views and a sense of complete privacy, they are everything a discerning traveller could wish for.

Facilities at Rayavadee include an infinity pool overlooking the ocean and a tranquil spa with a range of relaxing and rejuvenating treatments. For those seeking adventure, the resort offers a variety of activities, including kayaking through mangrove forests, rock climbing on limestone cliffs, and exploring nearby islands on private boat excursions.

There are three restaurants for guests to choose from, serving a mix of Thai and international cuisine made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

With its stunning natural surroundings, luxurious accommodations, and exceptional service, Rayavadee offers guests an unparalleled experience in the heart of Krabi. Whether seeking relaxation, adventure, or romance, this resort provides the perfect setting for an unforgettable getaway.

Belmond Napasai

Belmond Napasai is a luxurious beachfront resort situated on the picturesque island of Koh Samui. This property is known for its secluded location, stunning ocean views, and unparalleled hospitality, synonymous with the Belmond brand.

The resort is covered with lush gardens and coconut groves and overlooks the azure waters of the Gulf of Thailand. The architecture and design here reflect traditional Thai influences, with spacious villas and suites adorned with local artwork and furnished with modern amenities for the perfect blend of luxury and authenticity.

Accommodations here range from intimate villas to expansive beachfront residences, each offering private terraces or balconies with panoramic views of the ocean or gardens. Some villas even feature private pools, allowing guests to unwind in absolute privacy and luxury.

The resort’s culinary offerings showcase the best of Thai and international cuisine. Taking advantage of its privileged position next to the sea, the chefs choose the freshest seafood and local ingredients to create delectable dishes. Enjoy dining al fresco at the beachfront restaurant with the sound of the ocean in the background.

With its tranquil ambiance, luxurious accommodations, and impeccable service, Belmond Napasai is the perfect destination for travellers seeking an idyllic escape to Koh Samui. Whether relaxing on the beach, exploring the island’s natural beauty, or indulging in world-class dining, guests are sure to create cherished memories at this enchanting resort.

For a relaxing holiday in a beach paradise, Thailand is a wonderful choice and these properties offer so much to the discerning traveller.

Simon Williams

Simon Williams is Director of Humboldt Travel. Humboldt Travel is a luxury travel company specialising in tailor made holidays to Latin America, Africa and Asia. If you would like to be a guest blogger on A Luxury Travel Blog in order to raise your profile, please contact us.

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