Silavadee Pool Spa Resort 

Feel on top of the world

A hillside hideaway with picture-perfect views, ocean-view dining and a focus on wellbeing.

This upscale eco sanctuary has magnificent sea views from its quiet pocket on Koh Samui. Its buildings are embedded into the cliffside around huge beach boulders, where pool villas float over the water’s edge and dinner tables are perfectly angled for oceanside date nights. Silavadee’s activity programme is refreshingly different, taking on a wellness spin with sessions in pranayama (ocean breathing), origami and temple visits to make merit with monks. The resort’s location means you’re just a short drive from Chaweng and Lamai but tucked away from the busy main beach on a mini peninsula. Bask in the peaceful quiet of the almost-secret beach a few steps from the resort or hop on a bicycle and explore the neighbourhood.

Why we love Silavadee Pool Spa Resort

  • There’s a focus on wellness that includes stress-relief therapies in the spa, mindful art sessions and private yoga and t'ai chi classes

  • Aquaphiles will appreciate the ocean views from the stunning clifftop infinity pool and the tucked-away private beach

  • The impeccably designed accommodation consists of stylish pool villas and spacious rooms with private outdoor spa baths

  • There are plenty of complimentary activities to keep you happy, including snorkelling, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding

4.5 stars
Jan - Jun
Koh Samui
Bangkok 11½ hours
On a rocky hillside on the south-east coast of Koh Samui, just 10 minutes from Lamai and 15 minutes from Chaweng
Approx. 30 minutes' transfer from Koh Samui airport
Beach

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Facilities

  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness
  • Activities
  • Diving & Watersports
  • Sustainability
  • Children
  • Good to Know

It’s in the evening that the resort comes alive, although it rarely feels busy at Silavadee. Guests make a beeline for the rooftop Star Bar for live music, epic sunsets and cocktails under the stars. The restaurants are all dreamy, whether you’re eating exotic fruits for breakfast by the full-length windows at Moon or having dinner at sunset out on The Height’s striking terrace. Sun Lounge is filled with all things good and healthy like bowls of nutritious, whole foods and juices blended with superfoods and raw produce.

Sun Lounge
With picturesque views out across the Gulf of Thailand, the Sun Lounge captures the resort's healthy ethos with its menu of wellness-inspired food.

The Height
Serving up authentic Thai cuisine in its glass-walled dining room and al fresco terrace.

Sun Deck
For a romantic meal of international dishes to a backdrop of stunning sea views, head to the Sun Deck.

Moon
A great casual spot to enjoy either a buffet breakfast or a romantic dinner in the moonlight.

Sun Pool Bar
Open throughout the day, this swim up bar serves lunch and drinks.

Star
The open-air rooftop bar with beautiful sunset views.

Locally sourced ingredients and herbs are used in the authentic Thai dishes at The Height. It has a wonderful clifftop setting overlooking the beach and coastline.

What's included

Breakfast at Moon restaurant.

Upgrade options

Half Board • Buffet breakfast and à la carte lunch or dinner at Moon or The Height restaurant
Full Board • Buffet breakfast, à la carte lunch and à la carte dinner at Moon or The Height restaurant.

Ancient Thai massages, green tree body scrubs and jasmine milk baths are just some of the treatments on offer at the Silvadee Spa.

There are daily wellbeing programmes combining fitness classes, nutritional menus and spa therapies. Guests can also try t'ai chi, Pilates, yoga and meditation classes.

Hop on a bicycle and explore the neighbourhood or take part in one of the many organised activities including Thai language lessons, beach soccer, pétanque, Thai boxing and origami. There is a shuttle service to the Samui Shopping Mall and local markets.

Explore the coastline by stand-up paddleboard, kayak or join a boat tour of the island. Snorkelling equipment is available for those wishing to discover the island's underwater world.

Silvadee has a number of green initiatives and has been awarded a gold certificate from the Green Hotel Awards. They have their own farm growing herbs, fruit and vegetables and food waste is converted into fertilisers for the gardens. Silvadee cares for the community by purchasing local products, it supports a school and offers internships for students of a vocational college.

There are many supervised activities for children including yoga for kids, Thai language lessons, arts and crafts. Young chefs can book a cooking class to learn how to make cupcakes, cookies or pizza. Using coconut scrubs and chocolate scented oils, the spa also offers some packages for children aged 6 to 12.

Minimum stay: 3 nights 24 Dec-05 Jan.

This hotel is not suitable for guests with walking difficulties.

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