Cape Fahn Hotel: New Private Island Resort off Koh Samui

(Cape Fahn Hotel)

In the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Samui has long attracted sun-seekers to the turquoise waters and sandy beaches of the country’s second-largest island. (Next door, the island of Ko Pha-ngan long ago established a reputation for Full Moon Parties—first among hippies before going mainstream.) Needless to say, the cat’s out of the bag about this beautiful corner of the world.

Hence the excitement over a new private island resort opening this month: Cape Fahn Hotel, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, will be an all-villa escape off the northern coast of Koh Samui. 

Here’s what to expect on this private island: Taking design inspiration from traditional Thai architecture, the 22 one- and two-bedroom villas come with sundecks and private plunge pools. There will be 24-hour room service so you can loll in your pool with a drink in hand. Cape Fahn also has an all-day dining venue called HUE and a gourmet “bistronomic” restaurant overseen by a Michelin-starred chef. Guests will be able to book an authentic Thai massage at the six-room spa, or try a variety of water sports. 

Free Luxury Travel Newsletter

Like this story? Subscribe to The Dossier

Luxury Travel Advisor’s only newsletter, covering unique destinations and product news for affluent travelers. Delivered every Tuesday & Thursday.

Fun fact: Cape Fahn Hotel offers boat service, and you can even walk over to Choeng Mon beach on Koh Samui during low tide. (A narrow strait separates the two islands.) 

Related Articles

YTL Hotels Opens New Spa Village at The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui

Mandarin Oriental Announces a New Resort in Phuket

Six Senses to Manage Hotel in Bangkok

Shangri-La Hotel Chiang Mai: A Lavish, Urban Resort in Thailand

Suggested Articles:

The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort in Puerto Rico has unveiled the Ocean Drive Beachfront Residences, an $85 million luxury residential development. 

Wilderness Safaris will start welcoming guests to Doro Nawas, the new Little Kulala and Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp from various dates in November.

Mandarin Oriental, Rosewood and Mondrian will open in major cities in Europe in the near future. Here's what travelers can expect.