Need to know
64, including 17 suites.
Midday; check-in 2pm. Day-use rooms are available on request for a fee.
Double rooms from $264.10 (THB9,088), excluding tax at 17.7 per cent.
Rates usually include buffet breakfast and WiFi.
A rocky outcrop is the breath-snatching setting of the Anantara Spa, a serene spot for massages, yoga and holistic happenings.
At the hotel
Spa, gym, kayaks, gardens, beach, library, WiFi. In rooms: flatscreen TV and DVD player.
Our favourite rooms
Go for any of the rooms with 'ocean' in their name, as you're guaranteed your own sun-bed on the beach. For privacy and pristine sea views, book a second-floor Ocean Pool Suite. Of the got-it-flaunt-it persuasion? Plump for an Ocean Garden Pool Suites below, where your pool and relaxation sala are set on the public beach.
Rooms come with private plunge pools, plus there's an aqua-blue infinity pool slung between the bistro, bar and beach, perfect for splashing and lapping.
Big shades, a tiny bikini, and something floaty to wear to the restaurant. Shoes are optional.
Plan your stay around Koh Phangan's famed Full Moon events – party people should book early for the monthly mashup; those seeking relaxation should stay away.
Pets aren't permitted. See more pet-friendly hotels in Koh Phangan.
Welcome, although the hotel prefers to peg itself as an adults' escape. Under-4s stay free if they share parents' bedding; extra beds for 4–11-year-olds cost THB1,500 a night (includes breakfast); THB2,500 a night for over-11s.