Bophut, Koh Samui
This newly opened, luxury boutique hotel is situated in Bophut on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand. Panacea Retreat overlooks the Gulf of Samui and offers spectacular panoramic views from its lush hilltop setting. This upscale villa hotel was designed by famous architect, Bill Bensley, and is one of Koh Samui’s most exclusive ‘active’ retreats, providing the ultimate combination of luxury and adventure. It is a 10-minute drive from the airport.
Offering impeccable personalised service, unrivalled levels of luxury and a customised programme of leisure and physical activities, Panacea Retreat will appeal to discerning travellers seeking an exclusive and memorable escape.
Panacea Retreat provides five spacious and lavish villas with a choice of four, five or six bedrooms. Each villa lies in private landscaped gardens containing inviting 20-metre swimming pools and spacious salas for dining or lounging. Contemporary interiors include handcrafted furnishings, state-of-the-art kitchens, lavish bathrooms, spacious pavilions and the latest technology. Six-bed villa, Praana, also comes with a gym, karaoke lounge, cinema room, billiards room, grand piano, two pools and a private wine cellar.
The kitchen team led by a talented European chef will happily provide meals on request. Menus feature healthy, delicious Thai and international cuisine prepared using fresh produce, as well as health drinks including protein shakes and sports drinks. Kids’ menus are also available. A number of restaurants are located nearby.
Baby-sitting, a one-hour massage per guest, a one hour yoga session per day and daily Thai cooking lessons are included in your stay.
There are a myriad of activities and adventures to be had to suit all tastes and abilities, and classes are kept small to give guests maximum attention. Go swimming, take a yoga class, play tennis, hit the gym or indulge in a revitalising massage. You can also try out Muay Thai, Thailand’s national heritage sport. Water sports include kite boarding, game fishing and jet skiing, as well as diving. Quad biking, trekking and golf can be arranged.
Panacea Retreats Information
10 minute drive to Koh Samui Airport
5 villas with 4 to 6 bedrooms each
Cooking classes, trekking, excursions, Muay Thai, water sports activities
Chef and staff
Spa and pools
Gym and tennis court
HD Cinema room with 10 reclining leather seats
Muay Thai Boxing ring
Entertainment venue with nightclub, bar, dance floor and karaoke system
Billiard and Poker room
Wine Cellar for up to 300 bottles
Children are welcome.