Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts’ third beach resort in Thailand has opened at Koh Samui island. Mövenpick Resort Laem Yai Beach Samui is a boutique beach resort with 50 rooms, pool villas, beachfront villas and two-bedroom villas. The resort overlooks several tropical islands in the Gulf of Thailand, and is located on the northwest coast of Koh Samui.
For dining, the property has The Terrace restaurant, and The Deck bar, located at one of the three swimming pools. The property also has a spa, named Chaba, which offers herbal wellness retreat.
Various activities can be had at the property, including kayaking and snorkelling in the Angthong National Marine Park, hiking in the surrounding forest, shopping at local fishing villages and visiting Thai temples.
Laem Yai Beach on Samui is the hospitality company’s third location in Thailand, alongside Bangtao Beach and Karon Beach in Phuket. The upscale hotel company considers Thailand as an important destination, with development and current expansion plans in place for six additional hotels in the next four years.
Mövenpick’s next Thai resort will open in Pattaya at the end of 2015 and will be followed by Chiang Mai, Suriwongse the year after. Two additional planned properties will be located in Hua Hin and Bangkok.
Within wider Asia, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is growing its brand presence. The company aims to operate at least 25 properties in the continent by 2020, managed from its regional office in Bangkok. At present, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has 81 properties around the world.