Very Good 1369 Reviews
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What We Love

  • All guestrooms and villas have private terraces and hot tubs
  • Free refreshments upon arrival
  • Signature Island Fusion massage blends Balinese, Lomi-Lomi and Thai techniques

What To Know

  • In-room WiFi is free
  • Quan Spa is by appointment only
  • Airport shuttle transportation is not included


  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Room Service
  •  Spa
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Quiet Laem Nan Beach escape with a pool, spa and easy access to Chaweng Beach nightlife

The Lowdown

On a secluded stretch of Koh Samui shoreline, this 78-room Renaissance outpost blends British colonial designs with Samui relics and a kaleidoscope of accents. All rooms and villas have polished hardwood floors, crisp white linens and open up to a private terrace that’s kitted out with a Whirlpool tub. But the centerpiece of the resort is the tiered pool that offers unbroken views of the private Laem Nan Beach. At this Koh Samui retreat, there are a bevy of ways to spend your day: Grab a cocktail at the open-air pool bar, hit the water with a kayak and snorkeling gear, squeeze in a yoga or Thai Chi session by the shore or spend an afternoon at Quan Spa, which offers massage, facial and body treatments as well as a signature Bath Therapy menu. And when hunger strikes, choose from four restaurants that offer a variety of Asian and Mediterranean fare.

In the Area

Tee it up at the Royal Samui Golf and Country Club near Chaweng Beach, or kick things up a notch with a mountain biking or rock climbing excursion nearby (your concierge can recommend the best spots and even arrange round-trip transportation). Families should check out the Samui Aquarium and Tiger Zoo for close encounters with fish and wildlife native to the Gulf of Thailand, or visit the Samui Butterfly Garden at Laem Natien. If you’re looking for a raucous scene, head to Chaweng for the island’s liveliest nightlife. And don’t leave Thailand without a guided tour of the neighboring islands with Samui Boat Charter, offering your choice of sailing or speedboat excursions to hidden coves and secret snorkeling spots surrounding Koh Samui.

How to Get There

Renaissance Koh Samui Resort & Spa
208/1, Moo 4, Laem Nan Beach
Koh Samui, 84310 Thailand


4.5 Very Good 1369 Reviews
Absolutely stunning
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, such a stunning property with outstanding staff throughout it - every single one was friendly and helpful.

As a Marriott Rewards customer I was upgraded to a one bedroom villa with private pool - it was absolutely remarkable.

Without a doubt this is the most remarkable hotel I’ve ever stayed at.

Hotel was a fantastic beach (with complementary kayaks!), two pools - one with sea views and a pool bar - and a second located by the main hotel block and gym which is great for swimming as it’s 25 meters long. Well equipped beach.

Hotel offers a free bus service to both Lamai and Chaweng.

Peaceful, stunning resort. Highly recommended.

Love this hotel!
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our second stay here at the elegant Renaissance in Lamai, and it certainly did not disappoint!
Staff are all excellent and the bedroom is exceptionally well appointed with super comfortable beds.
The food in the restaurant is very high quality both Western and Thai, we can't wait to come back again next year!
All in all a fabulous relaxing stay in gorgeous surroundings with 5 star service!

Beautiful place!
Reviewed 1 month ago

My second stay here after they looked after me so well last year while I recuperated from ankle surgery. Staff remembered me & I had a “welcome back home” with rose petals on my bed when I got to my room with a big fruit basket. The resort is in a great part of lamai...beachfront. You are able to walk around the beach’s to lamai centre (the main road is quite busy). The grounds are stunning (I loved the 25m lap pool). The food is amazing-especially breakfast, & is reasonably well-priced. The staff definitely made my stay memorable once again. I wrote a letter to the head manager with a long list of staff that were wonderful! Will go back again next year!

Garden Paradise
Reviewed 1 month ago

Our second visit, something we have never done before! Renaissance Koh Samui is exceptional, the staff are awesome and we couldn't recommend the ocean view villa highly enough. We requested, and were even given (outstanding service!!) the same villa as we had the first time; exceptionally private with absolute ocean frontage, its own beach and just oozing the romantic tropical experience anyone could ever hope for. The grounds are a garden paradise, lush and green and so beautifully designed and maintained; they give such an uplifting, soft and enveloping feel to your stay. A big thank you to Ken, Luknam, Dew, Tony, Sugar and Mai, as well as all the other staff who made our stay so incredible. The TwanN restaurant (rooftop with a view!!) would have to rate as the most intimate, private hideaway dining spot we have ever enjoyed, the service was exceptional and the attention to detail amazing, the staff so relaxed yet so consummately professional. Breakfast in the Banana Leaf is to die for and starts each day perfectly and from the beginning of your stay to the reluctant end you are made to feel valued and appreciated as an individual and couple. The hotel is really well situated on the island, between Chaweng and Lamai, This visit we either ate at the hotel or in Lamai where there is a fabulous choice of excellent dining. Getting around was a breeze, either taxi, hotel car and driver, or Tuk Tuk, which we used frequently. The island only takes a couple of hours to drive around so nothing is isolated at all. If you're looking for a stay that epitomises the friendly nature of the Thai people, where the architecture and ambience is influenced by Thai culture and it's natural environment and run by super staff, stay here! 10/10

It should have been 5 starts BUT
Reviewed 1 month ago

We stayed here for five nights. A lovely place with a good vibe. We have upgraded the room to a villa since the location of the original room was a bit problematic. It was too much for us to go back and forth with a four-month baby around the resort. We wanted to be close to the pool and breakfast. We were delighted with the upgrade, and the room was fantastic. Nicely decorated, spacious and very clean. We loved the infinity pool and the bar. The sticky rice and mango with our daily beer in evening time was perfect. The service in this hotel was ten stars, thank you all Renaissance employees, you give this place a home feeling.

 The reason for not giving you five starts score is the fact I was tremendously annoyed from the below event: In our first day, I have broken a little plate in the room which they have charged me 400baht in the checkout. A five starts hotel should consider this if you charge more than 200USD per night a broken plate should be included - shame on you! I have told two receptionist that they need to consider canceling the charge, but they just ignored me.