W Retreat Koh Samui opens November 2010

The W Hotels is opening the W Retreat in Koh Samui, Thailand on 1 November 2010, its first in Southeast Asia. The W Retreat features 75 suites with stunning ocean views, cutting edge technology and design. All have private balconies, satellite TV, Wi-Fi (not free), and other amenities. In addition to the suites, the W Retreat has 17 ultra-exclusive private villas (called the Residences, which are for sale) ranging in area from 1,000 to 2750 square metres. All villas have are decorated in a tropical Zen style and have a private pool.

If you are looking for spa treatments, the AWAY Spa offers traditional Thai massage and other beauty treatments. For more sporty  types, they have swimming pools, tennis courts, a well-appointed gym, and nearby golf course.

Restaurants on the premises include Namu (Japanese), Sip Bar (tapas), Tonic (healthy food/spa cuisine), Kitchen Table (international), Wet Bar (healthy food/spa cuisine), and the W Lounge (bar/snacks).

W Retreat Koh Samui
4/1 Moo 1 Tambol Maenam
Surat Thani
Koh Samui, 84330

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  1. Koh Samui Villas Rental provides you good accommodation with good surroundings. You really enjoy the atmosphere of this location.