Vana Belle, a Luxury Collection Resort, Koh Samui5.0 out of 5.0
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For our engagement we had a fantastic "romantic private dinner" at the beach of Vana Belle from the Panali Italian restaurant. I wrote to Zeagame, the Assistant Venues Manager, if he would arrange us a dinner exactly as on the homepage. Zeagame arranged everything very perfectly, very beautiful and with many little lovely details. Just perfect. Thank you so much! The dinner itself was really private. Most of the time we had the whole beach for ourselves. With the sound of the waves and all the candles and flowers it was so unforgettable. Zeagame made also very nice pictures for us. The dinner was also really good, especially the scallops and the mango sorbet that was served as a little surprise before the main course. ...not to forget the mousse au chocolat and the cocktails!!! We highly recommend this dinner at Vana Belle for a real special memory. Thank you so much Zeagame!!!!! Elena and Philipp
We stayed in this hotel for 2 days on our tour around Koh Samui. Of all the hotels we stayed that one was the best. The hotel is on the hill, with a lovely view of the sea. We had a sea view with private pool. The room was large, with a bed positioned to overlook the sea. Stunning. We are not early birds, but we got up every day to watch the sun rise (we went to bed after that hehe). The pool was small but sufficient to cool down and enjoy the view. Breakfast was good, food in the restaurant was also nice. For those that prefer a local food places there are also plenty to chose from outside the hotel. The beach is lovely, the sand and the sea absolutely amazing. Main swimming pool is next to the beach and also very nice. The staff is very attentive and professional. The hotel is bit pricy but you get what you paid for! I was really sad to leave and would definitely come back to the hotel.
Location and food was good but a very rude manager, if they contact me i would tell them why. Nice beach except for a long walk down to get there. I travel to Koh Samui 2-3 times a year but will not visit this place in the future specially the island has a lot of other 5 star resorts.
Everything about Vana Belle exceeded our expectations. The hotel is modern, luxe, well-designed, impeccably maintained and -- most importantly -- located on a pristine, private-feeling beach! The hotel was not full when we were there, so it felt like we had the hotel pool and beach completely to ourselves. We loved the service on the beach -- there are tables with call buttons between every set of lounge chairs so that you never have to leave for anything (coconuts, cocktails, snacks, towels, sunscreen -- anything you want, they will bring!). The concierge and front desk were always helpful (especially Paint). Indeed, the service was outstanding across the board. The spa treatments were both affordable and divine. And the breakfast buffet was sumptuous, offering a wide range of fresh options to delight any palate. We also loved that each of the restrooms around the property had a "daily scent", just one of the many ultra-luxe touches at Vana Belle.
Stayed in Tropical Pool Villa which was magnificent and the daily service from our personal butler was delightful. Understated, elegant decoration. Large deck and private pool. Easy access in and out of the private pool - small steps and handrail very helpful for those of us with one good knee. Property is set on hillside so lots of steep winding roads and lots and lots of steps! They have a buggy service to get you to and from restaurants and the beach, but not all Villas are accessible with buggy which requires walking up and down quite a few stairs - if you have one good knee you can manage, but if both knees are shot you will struggle. Restaurant served high quality food and breakfast buffet comes with Prosecco and Bloody Mary's for those of us who need a kick start in the morning! :) Views from restaurant are amazing. The well maintained, clean beach has beautiful soft white sand and blue blue water - easy swimming. Very luxurious, quiet, relaxing, thoroughly enjoyable! Would definitely go back!
Everything that you would expect from a 5 star resort. Pools, exquisite grounds, impeccable service, luxurious rooms (all with private pools), and prime beach area Amazing breakfast: Buffet style but also may order from a very extensive "a la carte" menu. Evening meals are very expensive. One expects this at a luxury resort but unfortunately, the quality is quite below average. Had much better Thai street food. Consequently, dining rooms are very empty at night. Wed and Sat is Seafood night ....but not worth $120 per person. SPG should review their dining strategy All told, would recommend Vana Belle if in Koh Samui and I would stay here again
A beautiful beach resort with comfortable and luxurious rooms. The Italian and Thai food offerings were outstanding with a wide variety to choose from. We looked forward to the breakfast buffet every day and the fun beach bar in the evening. Each member of the staff was attentive and available to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. Our butler, Tong, went above and beyond to make our visit relaxing and fun. We look forward to returning to Vana Belle in the future.
Stayed at this hotel over a long weekend. Huge property, with a great beach. There are some hotels close to the luxury collection which they share a beach with - but it never felt crowded while we were there. They provide free water when you go to the beach, and it is possible to order food and other beverages as well. The hotel does not offer a lot of watersports, however there are some huts nearby that does. Rooms are spacious, with private plunge pools. Open bathroom - which most new hotels seem to be doing of late. Bed was comfy, and room amenities was decent. Hotel restaurants were ok, and we never ventured out of the hotel to eat. However there is a decent night scene close to the hotel Beach was great, clear and clean. Spa was good, with discounts if you use before 2 pm. Overall great hotel for a small getaway.
This hotel is just beautiful! The staff, our own butler Candy, the suites, the beach adjacent to the back of the hotel, is just beautiful! We are definitely coming back to this hotel!! The breakfast buffet is extensive. The location is really ideal. It's not too close to the noisy part of town, the beach is clean here. The sand is soft, ocean is clean and clear. The views are spectacular. We were celebrating our 25th Anniversary and the hotel had a bottle of Proseco on ice and mini cupcakes, chocolates & fruits in our room when we checked in. That set a beautiful tone to our stay. You get a beautiful view of the ocean from Ocean View Suite. It's well worth the money if you are celebrating a special occasion. You won't regret it, in fact you might just score extra points with your significant other half!!
They were very flexible to share the different rooms and upgrade charge we picked the ocean front beach villa with butler...Location of the villa was right on the beach, couples massage included in stay, breakfast included (all in all great selections), room and beach service was exceptional, our butler Candy was super helpful making us sightseeing tours, flights back to Bangkok. The room had a private deck and small pool but great to swim in. The room had a huge tub for the 2 of us, shower, pretty much whatever you needed it had it...overall for the price and what you get and I have stayed all of the world, well worth it even though not cheap. Had to call for a cart to go to hotel entrance but never had to wait, if I needed something, never had to wait. Only minor issue concierge for villa should had offered more suggestions for things to do but we hired a driver for 2000 baht all day and he took us to every tourist site to do on island. This is a very luxury hotel but overall a great place to stay. One last comment, if you want to be on the busy side of the island this is not the spot, pretty quite and no complaints about that. Thanks Vana Belle and I'm a spg member...,
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93% of guests recommend this hotelTotal of 706 reviews