Thai nationals and expats can take a break from the city and unwind in the self-enclosed, 250-sqm Grand Reserve Pool Villas, with bespoke services, transfers from Bangkok, and two-for-one dining, activities and spa treatments

Santiburi Koh Samui, the high-end, experience-driven beachfront retreat on Samui’s north shore, is inviting guests to indulge in a spectacular and secluded escape at The Reserve – a “resort within a resort” that delivers the highest standards of luxury and hospitality through villas featuring private pools and sun decks.

Nestled in 23 acres of enclosed tropical grounds with its own dedicated entrance, The Reserve is Santiburi’s VIP enclave. This exclusive estate was introduced in May 2018 and comprises 19 luxurious Grand Reserve Pool Villas. Perfect for couples or families with up to two children, each villa is a home-away-from-home eaturing 250 square metres of space, bright and contemporary interiors, designer furnishings, oversized ultra-comfortable bedding, customised lighting and spa-inspired bathrooms with standalone tubs, refreshing rain showers and branded amenities.

Panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows lead directly out to a large garden, sun deck and a sparkling outdoor pool, for the ultimate alfresco vacation experience. With a wide range of bespoke in-villa services delivered by the Reserve Host, these exquisite villas are ideal for anyone seeking a remarkable retreat.

Thai nationals and expats can now reserve The Reserve with an unprecedented “Buy One Get One Free” promotion, available for stays from now until 25 December 2020. For the first time since The Reserve made its debut, guests can book a two-night stay in the Grand Reserve Pool Villa and pay for just one night (other room types are available). Rates start from THB 17,918 for two nights and include daily breakfast, a complimentary in-room fruit basket, afternoon tea, unlimited use of the resort’s fully-equipped fitness centre, full-size tennis court and non-motorised water sports, and shuttle services to the Santiburi Samui Country Club, with its 18-hole championship golf course. In addition, golfers can take advantage of Bangkok Airways’ limited-time promotion, which waives the checked baggage fee for golf clubs and offers 1,000 bonus points to members of the FlyerBonus programme until 30 September 2020.

Santiburi is also participating in the Royal Thai Government’s “Rao Tiew Duay Kan” (We Travel Together) campaign, which offers 40% discounts to Thai nationals, worth up to THB 3,000 per room per night for a maximum of five nights. For example, the rate starts from THB 10,126 for two nights in a Grand Reserve Pool Villa with the same benefits as above, and from THB 3,904 net for two nights in a One Bedroom Duplex Suite with breakfast. This campaign is valid from now until 31 October 2020, and participating guests will also receive the benefits of the resort’s “Buy One Get One Free” promotion.

This tempting two-for-one offer is also applicable for airport transfers, dining at any of the resort’s five culinary venues, activities and spa treatments under the Lèn programme – Santiburi’s creative concept that allows guests to discover their own sense of happiness. In Thai, Lèn means “play”, and this inspiring initiative encompasses five distinct themes – Adventure, Relax, Romance, Culture and Family – offering a wealth of ways to unwind. Visitors can book a Thai cooking class, a photoshoot in traditional Thai costumes, go kayaking on the open ocean, take a sunset cruise to a deserted beach, and much more!

For guests who want to arrive in complete privacy and safety, Santiburi has unveiled a unique chauffeur service all the way from Bangkok! For an additional charge of THB 12,000++ per way, a private driver will transport couples or families from their home in the Thai capital to Koh Samui using their own car. During the journey, guests will be able to enjoy the many charms of southern Thailand, including stunning scenery and local cuisine with a stop at Ta Kiang Thai Restaurant (ร้านตะเกียงไทย) in Chumphon province. Alternatively, they can drive to Donsak Pier in Surat Thani province, where they will be met by Santiburi’s staff, who will organise their boat transport and personally escort them to the resort. This service is charged at THB 1,000++ (not including boat tickets).

All these new initiatives are all part of Santiburi’s efforts to deliver the most exclusive and exceptional experiences, in line with the “new normal” of safe and socially distant travel. The resort has also introduced a wide range of precautionary health and hygiene measures, following recommendations from the World Health Organization and local authorities. As a result, Santiburi has been certificated by the Thai Ministry of Public Health and awarded the Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA) certificate by the Tourism Authority of Thailand.

In this new era of post-COVID travel and hospitality, privacy has become the new luxury. For a truly bespoke escape, Santiburi’s Grand Reserve Pool Villas promise an unforgettable stay. Guests can step out straight of their luxurious villa into their own pool, which glistens in the sun, and enjoy cool refreshments and moonlit dinners on their terrace. After such a stressful few months, this is a wonderful reward.

For more information and to book the “Buy One Get One Free” promotion and the new chauffeur service, please email or call +66 (0) 77 425 031.