Silavadee Resort & Spa Koh Samui, Thailand



Koh Samui, Thailand

By Kelly Tang

Situated in the Gulf of Thailand, the island of Koh Samui is one of Thailand’s premier holiday destinations. The island has a population of about 40,000 and is defined by four main beach regions and tourist communities spread across 228.7sq kms. These four regions make up the tourist hub. They are Chaweng Beach, Lamai Beach, Bophut Beach and Maenam Beach.

The majority of resort spas and hotels are situated in these four regions ranging from budget backpacker accommodation to the very best 5 star resorts.

Early morning fishing boat, Gulf of Thailand

Silavadee Resort & Spa

On arrival I instantly knew that I was going to love everything about this place. I inhaled the fresh smell of lemongrass wafting throughout the open-air lobby whilst sipping on delicious ice-cold tea. After a quick check-in, I was given a tour around this beautiful and exclusive property on a golf buggy. Earthy colours and wood are emphasized through out the resort complimenting and blending with the environment.

Silavadee Resort & Spa was designed as natural and as eco friendly as possible. Mature trees that were on the property were maintained and the resort was built around them.

Resort’s private beach

The resort is situated in the Lamai Beach area and is more subdued and relaxed compared to some of the other Koh Samui Resort beach regions.

Having travelled extensively throughout Asia, Silavadee Resort and Spa rates as one of the best resorts I have had the pleasure of staying in. The hospitality awards the resort has achieved is testament to this.

Silavadee is perfectly situated for isolation, serenity and privacy but if the madness of bars, restaurants and shopping is what you would like to do the beauty is that Chaweng Beach is only a short ten-minute drive away.

First impressions are lasting, you instantly fall in love with the tranquility of the Silavadee Resort & Spa.

Infinity pool reflections

Highlights of Silavadee Resort & Spa

Incredibly peaceful and serene

Infinity Pool: Overlooking the Gulf of Siam

Private beach, ideal for swimming, snorkeling and kayaking

Inviting outside bars

Great views from the restaurant

Delicious and fresh breakfast buffet

All rooms are outstanding

Excellent therapeutic and wellness spa

Variety of accommodation to suit varying budgets

Chaweng beach is near for a huge variety of restaurants and great shopping

Perfect location for a wedding

Wonderful accommodating staff who are warm, welcoming and available.

Beautiful restaurant views


*Island safari full day or half tours and all other attractions can be organized from resort staff

*Silavadee Resort & Spa has complimentary transport available throughout the day if you want to visit other parts of the island including the very popular and busy Chewang beach.

Stunning colours of Thailand from the resort’s infintiy pool


 Bring a good book and spend as much time at the resort’s infinity pool.

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    1. Yes Morrie, Silvadee as I wrote is one of the best resorts. Let me know when you are about to go there or when you are there if you want any further info on the resort.

  1. Great Blog DR makes me want to rush right over to Silavadee Resort & Spa & stay there until the silly season has finished. Actually this is going on to my wish list immediately so hopefully 2014 will see me relaxing there.

    1. Hi Sue, the ideal time for Koh Samui is ‘always’, but if escaping the silly season in Australia is your goal the months from Dec to Feb is THE BEST. These months are dryer, cooler and sunnier, not a bad combo.

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  3. Is it possible to visit Silvadee Beach without being a resident of the resort and spa. We are staying in Lipa Noi but would still like to visit some other wonderful beaches. What does it mean when the resort says private beach? Does this mean others visiting the island cannot visit.

    1. Hi Amalla, sorry for slow response. Our site has been renewed and we have been off air. Re your question I’m certain Silavadee’s beach is only available for guests of the resort but I will be in contact with management and get back to you ASAP.

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