Need To Know
139, including 11 suites.
12 noon, but flexible, subject to availability until 2pm (to guarantee a late check-out until 6pm a half-day fee is charged; after 6pm, a full extra night’s charge applies). Check-in, 3pm.
Double rooms from $114.16 (THB4,080), excluding tax at 18.7 per cent.
Rates include buffet breakfast.
All rooms are non-smoking; smoking is only allowed in specified areas.
At the hotel
Spa and wellness centre, PADI dive centre, tennis court, two pools, restaurants, bar, kids’ club, beach club, activity centre, gym, library of books and DVDs, concierge, free WiFi in public areas (THB350 net a day in rooms). In rooms: satellite TV, DVD player, iPod dock, minibar, own-label Anantara toiletries.
Our favourite rooms
Go for one of the spacious Deluxe Terrace suites, which have the same polished elegance as the other rooms but with the added blessing of a patch of lawn for private sunbathing. If you're got kids in tow, the Anantara Family Pool Terraces are a better bet, with garden access and refreshing plunge pools.
Relax by the large oval outdoor pool, set amid lush tropical gardens with a Jacuzzi overlooking the ocean; there's a good-sized kids' pool alongside.
You'll be spending a lot of time in the water, so an array of costumes, plus plenty of sunscreen are essential. It's fairly remote here, too, with few opportunities for nearby shopping, so bring all the books, magazines and kids' games needed.
Spa devotees will be thrilled with the offerings at the Anantara Spa and Wellness 360°. From half-hour aromatic floral baths to multi-day detox and rejuvenation packages, there's something to suit everyone. For the ultimate pedicure, book the Dr Fish spa treatment, where you plunge your feet into a pool of tiny fish who then proceed to nibble away any rough skin.
Pets are not permitted.
They'll love it here. Free baby cribs and extra beds for children under 12 are available (excluding breakfast at THB350++ each); extra beds for older children cost THB1,550 a night, including breakfast.
The hotel recycles and composts, sources food locally, and supports mangrove replanting.