13 Best Beach Resorts In Thailand For Couples & Families
Looking for the best beach resorts to kick back while you’re in Thailand? Well, we have handpicked 13 of our favourite beach resorts in Thailand. Take your pick, they are all kickass anyway!
1. Deva Beach Resort & Spa
Set on its very own private beach, Deva Beach resort & Spa is a wonderful place with stylish and cozy rooms. There are 3 pools and the ones staying on the ground-floor can enter the water right from their balcony. Some rooms have their own Jacuzzi’s.
Just next to the beach is a beautiful restaurant with table’s right on the beach. A romantic dinner here is a must. The resort offers free canoes which you can use to leisurely paddle along the coast. You can even snorkel right off the shore.
And who says you can’t stay fit on a vacation? The resort has a fully equipped gym too. With your every need catered to, you will find little reason to step out.
2. Sand Sea Resort
Sand Sea Resort is a steal for its price. It has access to not one, but three stunning beaches. Staying here feels like you are on a private island.
Individual bungalows are spread out over an immense tropical garden, surrounded by enough greenery to give you that much needed privacy.
Imagine watching magical sunsets from the beachfront swimming pool while sipping on a cocktail or while having dinner at the beach facing restaurant. They serve everything from Thai to Chinese to Western cuisine. And the food is delicious.
During the day you can hire a kayak to paddle along the coast or kick back with soothing massage from the in-house masseuse.
3. Pacific Club Resort
Surrounded by tropical hills and jungles, Pacific club resort has sweeping views of the beach below. The rooms are spacious with big and comfortable beds. There is a roof top pool, as well as a sauna and a spa, just perfect for relaxing after a day of action.
There is also a gym for people to try and work off some of the sumptous breakfast buffet that is served each morning. Their in-house restaurant offers unbeatable food at affordable prices.
Although a bit far from the main area, the resort can arrange an airport transfer for you. So if you are looking for a quiet sanctuary away from the hustle, Pacific Club resort is ideal.
4. Crown Lanta Resort & Spa
With its very own private beach, Crown Lanta Resort will offer the best sunset views on the island. The resort boasts of a free-flowing swimming pool that makes its way throughout the resort.
The rooms are beautifully decorated and have huge private balconies. And they are surrounded by pools too.
During the day you can enjoy the on-site spa which gives out the best traditional Thai massages and soothing cleaning treatments. In the evening you down some cocktails at the beach bar.
Tip: If you don’t mind taking a flight of stairs, we recommend the rooms with the sea view.
5. Aonang Villa Resort
Aonang Villa Resort’s claim to fame is its location, amidst Krabi’s renowned limestone cliffs. And on the other side, you have the turquoise blue waters. It’s a place that exudes peace and serenity.
The resort offers everything, so you rarely have to step out. During the day, you can lounge about in their pools, play a game of ping pong or enjoy a traditional Thai massage. The little ones can frolic in the mini playground. In the evening, you can watch a gorgeous sunset from the beach bars.
The setting doesn’t get more idyllic than this!!
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6. Haadtien Beach Resort
Settled on a secluded beach, the resort is actually a hideaway. The rooms are wonderful with amazing views of the beach. They blend in beautifully with the manicured gardens around. Makes it ideal for a romantic escape.
The waters of the beach are shallow, so you can snorkel right off the shore. The staff can arrange the gear for you.
The resort is a bit far from the main city, so renting a two-wheeler comes handy. The resort also offers free shuttles, so getting around is not too challenging.
7. OZO Chaweng Samui
OZO Chaweng is a classy stay on the quieter side of town. Your sliding doors open to spectacular views of the beach. The rooms are tastefully furnished and fully equipped for a pleasant stay.
It has a private beach where you can laze around or go for a leisure swim in the waters. The pool is lovely with a paddling pool area for the kids.
The restaurant serves a range of dishes and they even have daily specials, to give a different twist to your everyday breakfast.
8. JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa
Sitting on an unspoilt beach amidst lush gardens, this award winning resort is a haven, especially for couples on romantic getaway and families who want to sidestep the crowds.
The rooms are spacious and clean with spectacular views from the balcony. There are 3 big pools in the resort, so you are bound have one to yourself at any time of the day. Like any five star resort, it has all facilities imaginable.
Note: The resort is closer to the airport, but a bit far from the main city and its attractions.
9. Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort
True to its prestigious chain, Le Meridien offers an unforgettable experience. It has everything to make for a heavenly retreat.
It has a private beach which is perfect to avoid the crowds of Phuket. There are plenty of specialty restaurants serving Italian, Thai and International cuisine.
They have two massive pools for splashing around. The in-house spa has a wide menu of massages. And the breakfast is outstanding. Need we say more?
10. Holiday Inn Resort
Holiday Inn Resort sits on a white sand beach bordering the Andaman Sea. Rooms are adorned with classic wood furnishings and afford fantastic views.
Afternoons can be spent lazing on sun loungers in your private balcony. You could enjoy a relaxing massage, try snorkeling and head to nearby islands. The staff can arrange anything for you.
The resort has 2 landscaped pools, a fitness room and even a dive centre.
11. The Tubkaak Boutique Resort
Tubkaak is named after a romantic and secluded beach in Krabi and literally means “Home for Visitors”. This couldn’t be further from the truth.
Featuring unique villa style accommodation, it maintains the right balance between the tranquility of the forest and the luxury comforts of a premium resort. Rooms are spotless and decked up to perfection.
There is a free form pool right in the middle of the resort. It also boasts an open-air restaurant, a cozy bar, a modern gym, and a spa. But there is nothing better than gazing at the magnificent seascapes.
The Resort is ideal for a romantic getaway, recognized as one of the most romantic properties in Krabi. Families and nature lovers will also find it to their liking.
12. Santhiya Koh Phangan Resort & Spa
Located on one of Koh Phangan’s most pristine beaches, Santhiya Resort will make you feel like complete royalty. It’s beautifully crafted woodwork and décor is delightfully appealing.
The beach front swimming pool has a small artificial waterfall flowing into it. There are dreamy infinity pools. The in-house spa treatment happens on a wooden deck with sweeping views of the ocean.
13. Serendipity Resort
Serendipity is the equivalent of paradise on earth. Just step into the hotel and the view from the lobby will take your breath away – the glassy blue green waters of the ocean stretch as far as the eye can see.
Rooms are essentially beautiful wooden tree houses, staggered at varying levels on the side of a hill offering an incredible ocean view. This is pretty much the highlight of staying here, splendid seascapes and magical sunrises right from your bedroom window.
The resort has a private beach from where you can snorkel off the shore. They even lend you snorkeling gear and kayaks.
The food is delicious and well –presented, with your daily breakfast served on your private porch every morning. A real treat for the senses!