Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide opened the Vana Belle, a Luxury Collection Resort, Koh Samui. This newly built resort joins Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit in Bangkok and The Naka Island Resort & Spa in Phuket as The Luxury Collection brand’s third hotel in Thailand.
Vana Belle is located 49 miles off of Thailand’s southern coast in Koh Samui. The resort has 80 Pool Suites and Pool Villas, with outdoor spaces, views and the utmost privacy.
The architecture and design of the 80 guest suites and villas are designed to reflect the indigenous local culture, and includes views of the tropical gardens or the waters. The first Luxury Collection property on Koh Samui, Vana Belle offers accommodations with a selection of guest suites and villas, ranging from 925 square feet to 2,271 square feet. Additionally, each appointed suite and villa offers a private pool and balcony along with luxury amenities, including the option for guests to be welcomed with personalized in-room check in.
As an extension of the resort’s accommodations, Vana Spa has relaxation areas, steam facilities, a fitness center and four treatment rooms. Vana Spa also offers a menu of locally-inspired treatments.
Thai cuisine and other flavors of the region are available at the resort’s two restaurants and lobby lounge. The resort’s signature restaurant, Kiree, is a contemporary indoor/outdoor venue with ocean views. Panali is Vana Belle’s poolside restaurant serves international favorites. Meanwhile, the intimate Lobby Lounge is an open air bar overlooking a grove of palm trees parallel to the Gulf of Thailand.
Growing its portfolio to 20 properties in Asia Pacific and over 85 properties worldwide, The Luxury Collection’s portfolio includes: The Castle Hotel in Dalian, China; Palacio del Inka in Cusco, Peru; and the Ajman Palace in the United Arab Emirates.