Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa is a luxury hotel located on Lamai Beach in the east of the island of Koh Samui in Thailand. The Meridien hotel is part of Starwood hotel chain. There are 3 other Starwood hotels in Koh Samui : the Vana Belle (Luxury Collection), the Sheraton Samui resort and the W Retreat Koh Samui. Le Meridien Koh Samui is the former hotel Gurich Samui at Lamai Beach.
Le Meridien Koh Samui offers 77 luxury suites and villas, their surface ranges from 45 to 165 sqm (484 to 1,776 sqft). Some suites and villas have their own private pool or a direct access to a pool. The suites and villas are well equipped with LCD TV, DVD player, Ipod dock system, free broadband WiFi internet access and magnificent open air bathrooms. The decoration is inspired by Thai and Chinese styles.
The hotel offers an idyllic setting for a wedding organization with its beautiful pontoon on the ocean. It can accommodate 100 guests for a unique wedding ceremony. Whether you are planning a western style wedding or Thai wedding, the hotel offers many wedding packages that include the complete organization of the wedding and the stay at the hotel.
The SPA offers a full menu of treatments to enjoy rejuvenating and relaxing experience to restore the balance between body and mind. The spa has five treatment rooms, all configurable for couples. The principles of Feng Shui philosophy are implemented throughout the resort. A large salt-water swimming pool with underwater speakers broadcasting soft music, is available to Le Meridien hotel guests. Finally, there is a large fitness center to train yourself.
To explore the rich marine life, the hotel provides free masks and fins as well as kayaks. One can also attend the morning ritual when the hotel staff feed fishes around the pier. This is an opportunity to discover the beauty of species in the ocean.
The Latitude 9 Bar allows having a drink around the Feng Shui pool while sitting in comfortable vintage chairs. Latest Recipe restaurant has two floors with wonderful views of the pool and the ocean. International cuisine served is made with fresh local produce. It is also possible to dine on the floating jetty for a romantic moment feet in the water.
Every evening, guests can attend the Thai traditional ceremony around 7:19 PM around the central pool. The sky lanterns (Khoom Loy) are sent into the sky to bring good luck.
Le Meridien Koh Samui is 20 minutes away from Samui International Airport. The hotel offers the services of a free shuttle to take guests to Lamai Beach and Chaweng Beach. Around the hotel, you can also discover the Great Buddha, the Temple of Lamai and the Na Muang and Hin Lad waterfalls.