Tucked along the quieter north end of the famous Chaweng Beach, just 10-minutes from Koh Samui International Airport, Anantara Lawana Koh Samui offers 122 uniquely luxurious rooms and villas, ranging from 52 to 300 square metres. While preserving the contemporary Sino-Thai style, all accommodation will be enhanced both functionally and aesthetically to articulate the laid back elegance of local islanders’ life by the sea and Koh Samui’s Chinese settler heritage.
Renovation design details
Giving the Sino-Thai vintage style fresh appeal, brand new furniture is to be accentuated by hand-crafted architectural and ornamental details, set against uplifted colour palettes. Wall mounted entrance lamps will brighten the arrival of drowsy explorers. Night tables are to have a modern upgrade with adjacent USBs and power outlets. Upholstery design patterns by a local water colour artist will be exclusive to the resort and depict the inspiration of each room type, as do the themed lighting fixtures. All bathrooms will now feature air-conditioning, adjustable lighting and vanity counters with traditional Chinese detailing. Terraces are being refurbished with sun loungers and furniture with premium grade outdoor fabric.
Charming distinctions give each room type a character of its own. 44 Deluxe Lawana Rooms feature outdoor sofa benches fitted in stylish fabrics, a new adjustable angle wall-mounted television and bed-end trunks that act as night table chests will provide seating and storage for personal belongings.
For the 44 Deluxe Plunge Pool Rooms, a local artist has been specially commissioned to craft a Chinese hand-painted folded panel headboard to convey this room type’s local Samui villager birder story, accompanied by a decorative bird cage night lamp and a bathroom vanity wall that has an antique paint effect, speckled with gold. The installment of discreet ceiling lights will enable guests to brighten their room as required. Accentuating the al fresco pleasures, both the terrace and personal plunge pool will be expanded, and a spacious built-in reclining sofa bench is to be joined by the playful addition of a day swing.
16 Deluxe Pool Access Rooms depict a Samui fisherman concept with hanging mosquito nets designed to resemble a fisherman’s net and antique style table lamps shaped like a traditional fisherman’s tool. The bathroom and bedroom mirrors’ bamboo framing is inspired by a fisherman’s raft and is to be complimented by a luxurious wooden bathtub tray with a curved