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5/5    Score based on 217 reviews

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3/5

Average

Great
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We spend 12 days in the pool villa plus n°307, room and bathroom was really beautiful, the bed was good, nice location next the looby and main restaurant, but the cleaning is not as we can expect for...

5/5

Excellent

An excellent resort - highly recommended
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Given our excellent first visit to Santhiya 3 years ago, my husband and I decided to return to Santhiya for Christmas 2012. We are very glad we did. We opted for a Seaview Pool Villa which was...

3/5

Average

Question of luck
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I choose the island because of the hotel. I wanted to have one day of luxury and relaxation before going back to London. The hotel was in Small Luxury hotels of the world so I expected a kind of...

4/5

Very Good

Perfect tranquility
Date:
Spent 10 days in complete luxury. Staff are exceptional and want you to have a perfect holiday. The only downside is the location. Perfectly beautiful hotel but so isolated. Would definitely...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing Hotel
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Santhiya is a reaaaally nice hotel with amazing views! The service is excellent but there were a few things that would have been solved ... When we arrived to our room, the girl explained a bit how...

4/5

Very Good

Good resort
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We stayed for almost a week at this resort and had our share of great moments and terrible moments too. We had booked an ocean view villa and upon arrival we were given a villa which haspd a very...

5/5

Excellent

AMAZING!
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Amazing service. Amazing rooms. Amazing experience. Amazing food. Amazing view. Amazing amenities. Amazing spas. Amazing pools. Our stay was surreal!! The experience unforgettable. I would go back any...

5/5

Excellent

Brilliant resort.
Date:
We were extremely impressed with our stay at santhiya. This is the nicest place that we have stayed at yet in thailand. We found a great deal through expedia for our stay at the resort and were then...

4/5

Very Good

Still remember our stay
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I stayed at this hotel about five years ago, but I still think of Santhiya. Ive actually never been back to Koh Phangan, but if I do, I will stay here again. It was a little slice of paradise....

5/5

Excellent

Thank you!
Date:
It was a late honeymoon combined with a desperate need to relax and Santhiya has provided the perfect setting for both. We looked for an authentic Thai setting far from the madding crowd and...

5/5

Excellent

Beatiful hotel
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I have stayed a week in the resort, with my husband during our honeymoon. The hotel is lovely, clean an spacious. We even got a free upgrade to a pool villa since they heard its our honeymoon. Highly...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic Resort
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From Samui we took a speedboat to the resort. Santhiya is situated across a few acres of tropical forest. The sound of a gong greets you on arrival together with a complimentary drink. The villa is...

5/5

Excellent

Secluded paradise
Date:
Santhiya is a beautiful, secluded island. Heaven on earth! I would definitely want to go back for another holiday. Highly recommended. The staff is customer service centric, always smiling, willing...   

5/5

Excellent

Great secluded resort
Date:
I had a great time here from start to finish, and I did not encounter anything that could potentially reduce the score of this resort during my 10 day stay. The staff was amazing during the entire...   

5/5

Excellent

Tropical Paradise
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We have had a very memorable stay at the Santhiya Resort! Our Sea View Pool Villa suite was provided with a private pool and a view that was so stunning view that we almost did not want to leave our...     

5/5

Excellent

Wish you were here....
Date:
It's always good to have dreams, it's even better when they become a reality. Santhiya Koh Phangan Resort is such a place. You feel as if you are on you own private island with few friends around you...

5/5

Excellent

A Resort of Bliss!
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Santhiya is a paradise of it's own! The hideaway pool villa where we stayed at was perfect for our honeymoon. The other facilities, as well as the amenities are of class. This together with a great...

5/5

Excellent

Great Experience
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My wife and I spent four nights at this hotel for our honeymoon. It was a great expereince; the staff are extremely attentive, the attention to detail is exceptional, and their range of hotel room...

5/5

Excellent

Our Honeymoon
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This was a very memorable resort for my husband and I on our honeymoon in October 2012. We absolutely loved the location, the friendly staff, the awesome pool and the facilities. We highly recommend...

5/5

Excellent

will be back!
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This is just perfect hotel for those who want to escape from civilization and still need basic comfort. Amazing tropical nature, excellent see experience and unbelievably friendly staff – you will get...

5/5

Excellent

Very Impressive
Date:
We flew from Bangkok to Samui and took the speedboat provided by the hotel. The staffs were all nice and the location was perfect. We stayed in the sea view pool villa which is really recommended for...

5/5

Excellent

Our preferred holiday place!
Date:
We had an excellent time once again in Santhiya! Everything up to the best standards. The best is certainly the friendliness of the staff making us feel at home all the time. The rooms are Thai style...

5/5

Excellent

wonderful hotel, you will not be sorry!
Date:
we stayed at the Santhiya Sea View Villa Suite, for 4 nights during our honeymoon vacation. It was by far the best hotel we ever experienced, and probably the best resort in Koh Phangan. I was so...        

5/5

Excellent

Amazing hotel if you like nature and fancy cottages
Date:
Basically this hotel is located on a mountain overlooking the bay, hence they have 24/7 drivers with open vans which take you to/from your rooms anytime you like. Unlike regular hotels, it's not a...   

4/5

Very Good

Amazing view but...
Date:
I must say that the resort is amazing but... If you want to eat you're in a problem... Eating in the restaurant will cost you a lot of money (at least 1000 bht) - if you want to eat in another place...

3/5

Average

Hotel in jungle
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- very excellent services and friendly staff - quick service - the view and surrounding are stunning! - the food is delicious with variety of choices!! - half board meal is great, one apetizer...     

5/5

Excellent

Beyond Expectation by Lim Annie
Date:
I travelled with three other ladies, two of whom just turned 80 years old and my mother in law who will be 78 this Dec. We had booked a grand villa through Ms Samantha of Bangkok Office. She is very...

5/5

Excellent

Best pool villas on kph phangan
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We have stayed here twice and both times were amazing. We stayed in the ocean view pool villa that was a perfect luxurious retreat. The staff are very helpful and friendly especially all the staff in...

4/5

Very Good

Wouldnt say the best, but pretty good
Date:
The hotel itself was amazing, like others we were upgraded on arrival (seems the done thing in quiet season), and the suite was really nice, large pool, good views and a really comfy bed. Only small...

5/5

Excellent

Is 10 points an option?
Date:
Is 10 points an option? Because 5 points will not do justice to this resort. It is not just “good” or “fantastic”. It is way above. We knew from friends who stayed there it is unbelievably nice, but...

5/5

Excellent

Blown away
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From the moment they pick you up in Samui they make you feel welcome the speedboat ride to the resort was amazing almost felt like James Bond. The resort set on a mountainside jungle at the side of... 

5/5

Excellent

Best resort in Koh Phangan
Date:
This is easily the best resort in Koh Phangan. We were upgraded on arrival, which was a nice surprise. Anything we wanted, they accommodated us with. But the thing that really stood out was the...

5/5

Excellent

Best resort in Koh Phangan!!!
Date:
INCREDIBLE! The property is absolutely gorgeous and it's a no brainer to stay here! Our host Zahid was incredibly hospitable and ensured that all our needs were met. Upon our arrival he rang the gong...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful resort, great service. Needs more work on cleanliness.
Date:
We've had a great visit. The rooms need some sort of music device, like an iPod/iPhone dock. Also, a further emphasis should be placed on cleanliness and the use of bug repellents. Also, a couple...

5/5

Excellent

An echo friendly resort beautifully situated
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Santhiya Resort was the last stop of a 3 week visit to Thailand and we couldn't have been happier with this acommodation. Situated on ther beautiful Thong Nai Pan Beach in the best part of Koh...

5/5

Excellent

Just a m a z i n g...
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We started our honeymoon in this hotel and couldnt be a better option. I cant get in the details, you have to live it! The relaxation levels reached uncharted territory of my brain... Pros: Amazing...  

5/5

Excellent

Great place to relax at.
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The location is great. Amazing view. Private beach. The sand isn't great (if you have kids you know what I mean). The pool is great; there is no infants pool. The Way to the rooms is by...

5/5

Excellent

Slice of Heaven
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The last three nights of our holiday were reserved for some well deserved luxury and pure relaxation...this was well and truly achieved at Santhiya! The resort truly is as amazing as the pictures -...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent
Date:
It was a wonderful experience in this resort with our private pool that we had with our room. And the service, food, everything was perfect. Recommended for honeymooners or if you just need an escape...

5/5

Excellent

Great place, nice village near by
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The staff was very nice and welcoming. We booked the hotel on the same day at around 10:00AM and arrived with an hour, they were very nice, the room was ready pretty fast and meanwhile we enjoyed the...

5/5

Excellent

Phangan's No1
Date:
Most probably the best resort there is on the island. Top class location over looking Thong Nai Pan bay, high standard facilities and premium service in a Thai style environment. Everything is thought...

5/5

Excellent

Close to Paradise!
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We enjoyed 3 nights in a fantastic Sea View Pool Villa Suite Plus. The room was truly fabulous! Nested on the hill in authentic nature. The view on the sea and vegetation is unique. The villas are...

4/5

Very Good

If there was a good, good would sum it up
Date:
We had friends that raved about this hotel and so I think our expectations were possibly unfairly high. It is a lovely hotel, with good rooms, pleasant staff and nice food- I just wouldn't expect...

1/5

Terrible

Disappointment and shock.
Date:
With a resort this expensive, one expects the ultimate: a seamless vacation, grandeur and very high standard. Unfortunately, for my daughter and I, Santhiya did NOT "deliver". The resort came...

5/5

Excellent

Very Pleasant Stay plus Thank You For Everything Else!
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My wife and I spent 10 most enjoyable days at Santhiya. We' have now been to Thailand 7 times and have experienced more than 12 different resorts thus far. We certainly rate Santhiya at the very top...

5/5

Excellent

Exceptional resort but NOT for the mobility impaired
Date:
This is a sensational resort strongly recommended for anyone who does not have any physical mobility restrictions below the waist.  Let me explain: I have had two knee replacements in 12 months and...

5/5

Excellent

Just Amazing
Date:
We stayed here from the 13th - 17th of August, the resort was just beautiful and had a very authentic Thai feel. The staff we always accommodating and very polite. The rooms on the resort are...      

2/5

Poor

AVOID AVOID AVOID!
Date:
I stayed at Santhiya with my boyfriend for 6 days. Ironically, this was the part of our holiday we were most excited about. After a very rocky journey to the hotel, we were hardly greeted. Instead,...

5/5

Excellent

for our anniverasy
Date:
we bought a voucher on cudo and didn't know what to expect as with most vouchers there is always a catch will not here, it took 3 planes and a boat and 45 mins in a taxi to arrive to thai men dressed...   

4/5

Very Good

Fabulous resort but not quite 5 stars
Date:
The first thing you notice about Santhiya is the spectacular Thai architecture. There are a thousand little touches that you can discover during your stay. Some people might see it as a negative, but...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent in every way!
Date:
This was the perfect end to a great trip! We travelled as a family of 3 adults and 4 kids aged 10-14. The hotel sent a minivan to meet us at the ferry pier. The road between the port town on...    

5/5

Excellent

A -
Date:
To keep it short: Everything was perfect, especially the friendly and respectful staff. There is only one thing to improve: the cuisine doesn't reflect the standard of the house. But there is enough...

1/5

Terrible

Bad hotel
Date:
The service just sucks. The gym sucks and old. The room terrible, the room not blocking noise so there is noise from birds and other room and thats wht i woke up every day at 7 am. Every price even...

5/5

Excellent

UNBELIEVABLE!
Date:
The hotel is Wonderful! Everything made out of wood and you feel you are in the middle of the jungle! IMPRESSIVE! Every villa is very private. The service is great. The food is quite pricey BUT...

5/5

Excellent

Fullfilled all expectations!
Date:
We stayed in two pool-acces rooms in building 7, and had a fantastic time. The sunbeds on the top pool are cool. Perfect with the small wooden cars that took us up hill if we did not want to walk. I...                                

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful resort
Date:
This place was amazing for the price. It is so beautiful and private, perfect for you and your love. The rooms/bungalows are very large and spacious. The bathrooms and tub are partically outdoor which...

3/5

Average

Nice location, poor food
Date:
We had a villa with a pool, but unfortunately no sea view. The food was really poor. We had breakfast 4 days, and had some lunch at the pool. All we had was not nice at all. No fresh juices, coffee...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful resort...
Date:
resort itself is very beautiful....lush green and property is kept very well....wood interiors in the room which makes it very beautiful.... location wise little off the main beach...but the beach...

5/5

Excellent

Great way to relax
Date:
This hotel have a superbe design. Thai style, in the jungle of Koh Phangan. We loved it. The room (Direct pool Access was beautiful), all wood. It is a luxury ressort but you have the feeling to be in...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful resort
Date:
Excellent facilities overlooking an amazing beach on Koh Phangan. The breakfast was fantastic and the staff were very warm and hospitable. The room we stayed in was perfect with a beautiful infinity...

5/5

Excellent

Relaxing atmosphere, great service
Date:
Spent a week here and loved it. To be honest after several trips to Thailand we have been underwhelmed by the service staff anywhere till we stayed here. The staff here go out of their way to help....

5/5

Excellent

Celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary in style
Date:
As part of our Thailand vacation, we stayed at the Santhiya resort for one week. Outstanding in every way. We've stayed in may beautiful resorts around the world, so we know a good one when we stay...

5/5

Excellent

Such a beautiful resort on a beautiful island
Date:
We've searched for the perfect combination of great resort on a great beach for years and have finally found it. First, it's only half an hour by boat from Koh Samui - make sure you go to Koh...

4/5

Very Good

Nice facilities, bland atmosphere
Date:
Overall a great place for those looking for some R&R, on the pricey side. We had a "Sea View Pool Villa Suite" - the actual view of the aforementioned "Sea" was quite limited (but acceptable from...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent resort with good options nearby
Date:
We loved our stay at Santhiya. Great staff, excellent service, and superb facilities. We opted for the seaview villa suite without pool and this was perfect for us. We just used the massive pool...

2/5

Poor

Nice facilities but beware of room you choose if you do not want to be overcharged!
Date:
When we arrived to the room it was not what we expected. We booked a deluxe room, but when we saw it we wanted to upgrade (paying, of course). The hotel staff treated us really badly when we asked for...

4/5

Very Good

Perfect so long as you don't leave the resort!
Date:
We stayed in the Santhiya resort for our honeymoon after wedding on Koh Samui. We used the hotels speed boat transfer to arrive which included collection from our previous hotel and docked at their...         

4/5

Very Good

Fantastic resort but beware: THEFT during transfer
Date:
This resort really is lovely. There were stunning views from my delux room balcony, the breakfast was delicious, the staff were friendly and it is located close to a village with restaurants and...

5/5

Excellent

Great short stay!
Date:
We stayed at Santhiya for 3 nights from Koh Samui, in a hillside pool villa. The pool villa really wowed us, overall very large, decent size pool very private. We requested a sunny pool and that's...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing place with wonderful and ever helping team!
Date:
Hi Everyone, I strongly believe that if you find something worthwhile and good, it needs to be appreciated! Just to motivate the people behind such good work and let them know we appreciate every...

5/5

Excellent

I recommended to stay at Santhiya resort for relax or run out of the busy life for a moment.
Date:
This resort has a good location at the north of Pha ngan island. It is at the good view of the small private beach. It has good room and food. Children will enjoy the swimming pool or sand beside the...

5/5

Excellent

Great pleasure to stay at Santhiya Resort & Spa!!!!
Date:
Was transferred from my hotel in Koh Samui by private car and then by speed boat to the private pier at Santhiya. The moment I was in the car, I knew Santhiya was going to be something special. The...             

5/5

Excellent

Pocket of paradise
Date:
I don't think the reviews even do this place justice, it was just amazing! We stayed for just 3 nights as part of a two week holiday and wish we could have stayed for longer! We booked a deluxe pool...       

3/5

Average

Fantastic location and setting, but need improvement in service
Date:
We stayed here for 7 nights. It really does feel like living in a jungle. We loved the pool and the thai dancing which included members of housekeeping and the accounting department. We were...

4/5

Very Good

Nice resort - Food just ok
Date:
Stayed here in June 2011. Transfer to hotel very efficient. Stayed in a garden view pool villa which was very comfortable and private - some may not like the outdoor bathroom. Breakfast was quite...

4/5

Very Good

Unique hotel, food needs improvement
Date:
We stayed for a few nights during honeymoon. Pros; Secluded beach, beautiful views, interesting Thai wood carvings and beautiful wood work, nice rooms and grounds, great pools, staff was welcoming,...     

5/5

Excellent

Outstanding place to stay!
Date:
My friend and I came across this resort on trip advisor and we weren't disappointed when we got there! A luxury 5 star resort located at the top of Koh Phangan this hotel has everything you could...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing place
Date:
We stayed in this resort for 5 days on the third leg of our honeymoon. Wow, this place rocks. The views are fabulous especially from the room we stayed, which was at the highest point of the resort....

4/5

Very Good

June 2012 Phangnan
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Excellent facilities particularly swimming pools, spa etc. Great service, . Hotel has unique character through the use of teak wood throughout. Great variety of rooms. Attended a wedding at the resort...

5/5

Excellent

Absolutely spectacular honeymoon
Date:
First class all round is all I can say. we got an amazing deal from the bookings team (thank you Nisa!!!) and had 7 days of pure bliss! We caught the power boat in which was well worth the 1500 baht....

4/5

Very Good

secluded private beach resort..with a big swimming pool and awesome villas.
Date:
Gr8 place..very hospitable staff...clean and elegant villas with private pools...secluded private beach with beautiful multi tier pool...we plan to go there again!!!!!

5/5

Excellent

Great Hotel
Date:
We went on our honeymoon in Thailand and stayed in the Santhiya Koh Phangan Resort & Spa for 10 days and it was just amazing. The room was incredible, staff extremely friendly and although it's a...

5/5

Excellent

Gorgeous
Date:
Such a gorgeous hotel on Koh Pangan, highly recommend. The private pool villas are exquisite and it feels like you really do have your very own piece of paradise which is very private despite the...     

4/5

Very Good

Something else...
Date:
I have been staying here for a single night on my recent travels throughout asia. To get to the property is a little exhausting, the ride from the harbour where we arrived took about 45 minutes which...

4/5

Very Good

Supreme Deluxe Room was exactly as described
Date:
This a great hotel to enjoy a special break. We did not book direct and was more economical. Waking in the early morning to look over the infinity pool to palm trees and three cove bay below is...

2/5

Poor

Truly Dissapointing Verging on Terrible
Date:
Elements of our stay makes me think that all might not be well financially .... We purchased a 5 night package as part of our honeymoon, it included speedboat transfers from Samui and massages;...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing!!!
Date:
we stayed at this hotel for 4 nights in a hideaway pool villa suite, it was amazing private and the staff were very friendly such a beautiful resort, everyday we were just amazed, cant wait to return...

5/5

Excellent

28th Anniversary Paradise
Date:
We have just returned from a perfect stay at this Tropical, Jungle Paradise. We went for our 28th wedding anniversary from Singapore and could not have chosen a better get-away from it all...       

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful hotel located in the jungle
Date:
We stayed in Santhiya for 5 nights as part of our honeymoon trip to Thailand. We booked approx. 9 months in advance and I contacted the hotel to request the sea view pool villa suite that is...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic Hotel
Date:
Stayed at this hotel some time ago as part of a Thailand holiday.The approach to the hotel by road was very rough indeed and we were very concerned as to where we would end up. Once we arrived at the...

5/5

Excellent

The most beautiful room I've ever been to
Date:
The hideaway pool villa we had was stunning (603). Infinity Pool exit right from the doorstep with beautiful ocean and jungle views. The best part is the total isolation of each cabin. No visibility...

5/5

Excellent

Santhiya Resort was truly a highlight of our holiday in Thailand.
Date:
Very professional in approach and we were made to feel special throughout our stay . Our private hillside villa with plunge pool was by far one of the best we have experianced in resort accomodation...

5/5

Excellent

Best place to relax and be spoilt
Date:
I was travelling around Thailand with a friend and was put onto Santhiya resort as a place to stay. We spent 3 days of bliss there. The service,staff and food was excellent. The evening entertainment...         

5/5

Excellent

Great resort and very child friendly
Date:
We stayed in Santhiya for 12 nights in total. We stayed six nights in a Deluxe Room with fantastic views over thong nai pan (noi and yai) beaches, followed by a few few nights on Yai beach before...

4/5

Very Good

Lovely resort hidden from tourists
Date:
We enjoyed our stay at Santhiya. The resort itself is situated on a hill so the rooms have views. The staff were incredibly helpful & lovely-always smiling & nothing is too hard for them! We booked...

5/5

Excellent

Ideal Place for Couples
Date:
We spent our Honeymoon at Santhiya and it was a wonderful experience. The resort is so beautiful and offers excellent service and food. Staff is extremely hospitable and cooperative. Manager and...

5/5

Excellent

A lovely peaceful spot
Date:
My wife and I had a wonderful time during our four night stay at Santhiya. Set on a hillside in argueably the prettiest part of Koh Phangan, Santhiya offers great accommodation, food and service. ...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing hotel - amazing experience
Date:
I stayed at the Santhiya Hotel for 4 nights in June 2011 and had an amazing time. We had a private villa with pool although it only caught the sun for part of the day it was nice to spend some time...      

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful hotel, great service, set in paradise
Date:
We stayed in the Santhyia for 4 nights in March 2012. The whole resort is absolutely spectacular. It is on a hill overlooking the bay with private villas and apartments dotted across the hillside. We...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful Honeymoon Experience
Date:
My husband and I spent one week here on our honeymoon. It is a beautiful, relaxing resort set in a remote part of Koh Phangan island. We booked a 'Hideaway Pool Villa Suite' but after the first day...

5/5

Excellent

First Class
Date:
My wife and i stayed for 2 nights starting Feb 4.we ordered a Santhiya Supreme Deluxe, and were upgraded to Santhiya Supreme Deluxe - Pool Access (which means that the pool is just outside your...

5/5

Excellent

paradise found!
Date:
Having just spent four days at the santhiya it is very hard to believe the previous poor review. Stating the resort is tired is beyond me and leads me to believe some people just get too carried...

3/5

Average

Probably best for couples/honeymooners
Date:
I stayed at the Santhiya with a friend for 3 nights in Jan. 2012 in a Supreme Deluxe room. Upon arrival, we were upgraded to the Supreme Deluxe Pool Access. This basically means that we were moved...

5/5

Excellent

Peaceful relaxing stay in a 5*
Date:
We stayed for 3 nights on this hotel. The rooms, decoration everything is extremely beautiful and clean. The room and bathroom was very big, attentive staff, with turndown service. The food wasn't...

2/5

Poor

Disappointing
Date:
We cut short our stay at Santhiya Resort because of various issues. We were due to stay 7 nights but checked out after 4. The resort is very tired and needs a thorough refurb would be my main issue...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing!
Date:
Stayed here on our Honeymoon. We had a private villa with a pool which was amazing. Food was very good. A very relaxed atmosphere which is what we wanted. Couldn't say enough a bout the place really....

5/5

Excellent

Tropical Oasis
Date:
I stayed at this hotel over Christmas and New Year with my partner, we stayed for 11 nights and can't think of anything bad to say. We were upgraded to the Ocean View Plus Villa which was incredible....

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful Thailand so beautiful and friendly
Date:
We arrived for a 7 day chill out read books eat nice food experience. Our room was a pool villa with sea views. Gorgeous room. We chose Santhiya for its teak timbers and jungle gardens. The look is...

5/5

Excellent

A place to really relax...
Date:
We came here for a 10 day stay seeking solitude, luxury, a place to relax and get away from it all and we could not have chosen better. Santhiya is everything it holds itself out to be - a...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful resort but still some comments to be made...
Date:
We arrived at Santhiya on 2nd January and were warmly welcomed. We booked a room with access to the pool on top of the hill, but the lady said that we were upgraded to stay in a villa with private...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent place to spend our honeymoon
Date:
We stayed at this hotel as part of our honeymoon. We arrived by speedboat from Koh Samui and as soon as we saw it it took our breath away. We stayed in a hideaway villa. The hotel is set in the...   

4/5

Very Good

Perfect location for relaxing
Date:
We stayed 7 nights in a Hideaway Pool villa. It was the most beautiful place and we could not fault the accommodation or location. If isolation from the madding crowd is what you crave, this is the...

5/5

Excellent

The best honey moon we could have had
Date:
We booked a package deal on a hideaway villa for our honeymoon and we were both so happy we did! The hotel is beautiful the staff are lovely. The package included three treatments in the spa....    

4/5

Very Good

Amazing!
Date:
The hotel is located in it's own mini jungle on the side of a hill which meant the views of the ocean were amazing. We booked a Seaview pool villa which was incredible. The villa was huge with a...

5/5

Excellent

What a 5 star!
Date:
This hotel is just amazing! When we arrived we couldn't believe where we were. Everything is so amazing and has so many details that is hard to describe. The rooms are incredible and service is great....

5/5

Excellent

A piece of heaven!
Date:
The hotel is simply amazing! The rooms are cleaned, big, great furnitured, confortable and just amazing. The spa is a bit expensive as well as the dining services, but it is worth every cent. The only...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent hotel....
Date:
I booked this hotel from expedia a day before my stay on the 7th of October and stayed there for 6 days. Everything in the hotel was so impressing. I stayed in a sea view villa with a perfect view....

5/5

Excellent

what more can i say!!!!!
Date:
This hotel is pure magic from the friendliness of the staff to the total ambience and oppulance of the resort itself it oozes class. We only stayed in a delux room but it was outstanding with views...   

1/5

Terrible

Not as web site very old resort do not bother it's too far for average to poor exspeance
Date:
This is a very old tired resort ,over priced and under-welming.To start with the boat could not get to resort so we went to other side of island and had 45minute journey over mud roads and potholes...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing
Date:
It has taken ages to get round to writing this review, but here it goes! Was lucky enough to stay in this resort for 3 weeks for my 40th in 2008. We flew business class with EVA Air and I was so...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise ...
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Can only recommend the Santhiya. We had a room with private pool, was like a 2nd honeymoon. The resort has everything you need, with typically warm and welcoming Thai staff - but just over the rocks...

5/5

Excellent

A great place to feel like you are in Paradise!
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Having read the reviews before booking and taking a chance, we were more than impressed by Santhiya! Santhiya were responsive from moment of online booking and made sure our transfers (that we...

5/5

Excellent

If you want the best here it is
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where do i start ???? i would say if you planning a trip to Koh phangan GO HERE 110 %. i stayed with my girlfriend in Nov 2010 , we traveled from Hong kong - bankok - koh samui - koh phangan and done...

4/5

Very Good

Relaxing and quiet
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We stayed here for 6nights. We had booked a "Sea View Pool Villa". The first villa we were given was nothing like the website photos. You could only see the Seaview if standing on the patio, thru...

3/5

Average

Paradise for the lazy
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We stayed 5 days in a junior suite (bungalow with plunge pool). We chose this hotel because of the beautiful photos and the great reviews. However, we made a big mistake, as it was not a good base...

4/5

Very Good

Great honeymoon - hideaway villa with pool well worth it!
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Stayed here in Aug 11 for 6 nights as part of our honeymoon in Thailand. After a long journey from Dublin, we were pleased to be met in the airport and given bottles of water and a cold face towel....

5/5

Excellent

Off season bargain
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A friend and I spent 5 days at this resort and were upgraded to the Royal Villa which was a marvel - all teak with our own private pool - we never wanted to go out. Since we went off season the...

2/5

Poor

3 star not 5 star
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This was such a disappointment. I had tossed up staying at Rasananda, and the only reason I ended up choosing Santhiya was because Santhiya's Royal Pool villa was a little less than Rasananda's Ocean...  

4/5

Very Good

Who said service is dead
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Happy customers indeed, Santhiya is fab. The rooms are what you'd expect in a swanky hotel (great!), the staff friendly and helpful and a great big pool to mull around in when your maybe a little too...

1/5

Terrible

Terrible the worst part of our honeymoon trip, and the most expensive
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This was the part of our honeymoon we were looking forward to most... and it was awful!!! The reception staff were functional.... to rude, the food was appalling.. I had to ask if the chef was Thai...  

2/5

Poor

Customer Service leaves something to be desired
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My husband and I booked our honeymoon here in Oct 2010. Unfortunately due to the Typhoon we were unable to get there (evacuated off Samui before we could transfer). We were very dissapointed so...

3/5

Average

Too expansive . Nice place but So far from 5 stars
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My family (2 adults+3 young children) stayed 1 week in august. I booked directly throw website/frontdesk. I always do like that and teavel a lot for vacation in asia. We went in a lit of Nice places...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely hotel
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Spent a week here out of our 3 week Thailand honeymoon. The staff are brilliant, they are always looking out for your needs and are very pleasant. I even got told "No, No, No" for attempting to...  

5/5

Excellent

Perfect honeymoon destination
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My wife and I actually stayed here in August of 2010 for our honeymoon and it could not have been better! The atmosphere is so relaxing and our room with our own private pool was incredible! Nothing...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing Hotel, great service and good privacy.
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This hotel is very nice and is well worth paying a little extra for a sea view pool villa suite, these rooms are simply amazing and our room had total privacy. I highly reccomend trying to get the...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful Resort, would love to go back
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We stayed for 8 nights in July. We were picked up my speedboat from Koh Samui. The pick up spot was a building site but i'm sure it will be nice one day. Maybe a bit of a hazzard in the meantime...

4/5

Very Good

Good hotel, but could do with some improvements
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We stayed for one week in august in a sea view villa, and really enjoyed our stay. The villas are nice, the pool area great, the service good and professional and the location perfect. However, there...

4/5

Very Good

Popped in for lunch
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We were staying in a much cheaper place a few beaches along but came for a nose around and for lunch. Beautiful hotel, staff incredibly helpful and friendly. Lunch was 5 star! See the...        

5/5

Excellent

Lovely, well run resort
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We've just returned from a nine day holiday at Santhiya. We knew the beach and were returning for our third holiday in the area. The resort and setting are really lovely and the staff great. The food...

5/5

Excellent

We had a fantastic time and will definately be back!
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Our travel agent recommended the Santhiya hotel for our recent visit to Koh Phangan. I looked at their website and read the reviews on trip advisor before we travelled and i must say that we were not...

3/5

Average

We won't be back
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Santhiya is a gorgeous property, but we will choose to stay somewhere else on Koh Phangan on our next visit. We were lucky to get an ocean view with our pool villa and we enjoyed our time in the...

3/5

Average

Good hotel - if you're a mountain goat!
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This hotel has a beautiful setting. The room was very ornate. Aside from those positives, there are lots of negatives. Negatives: The pool is dangerous. It has absolutely no steps for getting in...    

5/5

Excellent

Everything we expected and more
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Having read all the good reviews the Santhiya was everything we expected and more! From the moment we arrived at Samui airport the service was superb. We opted for the speed boat transfer which I...

4/5

Very Good

We loved it.
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We really enjoyed our holiday at the Santhiya, we stayed with another family with children aged between 7 and 10, they LOVED the swimming pool The position is a little remote from shops, but you can...

5/5

Excellent

Once in a lifetime experience!
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We stayed at Santhiya for nine days and felt as if we were in paradise! The service is more than excellent. We ate all our meals in the hotel and the food was divine, The villas are very spacious...   

5/5

Excellent

Unforgettable Moment in The Paradise
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With the fabulous place and six-star service at Santhiya Resort & Spa, I had an amazing and impressive moment with my boyfriend and my friends. We celebrated Thai New Year on April this year and found...  

5/5

Excellent

Absolute luxury resort perfect for honeymooners
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We went here as part of a 3-stop Honeymoon trip to Thailand, stopping in Bangkok, Koh Phangan, & Koh Samui. I have to admit Santhiya Resort was my favourite resort despite it being classed as 4 star...          

5/5

Excellent

You must stay here!
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This resort is definitely the best place to stay at when visiting Koh Pha Ngan. We enjoyed the speedboat transfers to the hotel, which makes for a nice way to reach the hotel other than the standard...       

5/5

Excellent

a holiday in paradise
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we stayed in Santhiya with two small children in a pool villa. it was perfect!!! the resort is very nice and easy going with children. there is a giant swimming pool, but also the resort has it's own...

5/5

Excellent

amazing hidden gem in paradise.....6star staff and service
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Stayed at this amazing resort among several others as part of our honeymoon trip to thailand.The resort arranged a car to meet us at the airport on koh samui and then transported us by speed boat to...

5/5

Excellent

the most beautiful and amazing resort on Koh Phangan,
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i went to this resort on apr 2011 with my friends and we really really have a great time. This resort has an incredible pool villa view, fantastice room decoration with the best service. Not to...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect
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We stayed here for our second week of our honeymoon and it was beautiful we had a deluxe pool room so we could step straight out to the pool from our room it had the best view. The beach is very...

5/5

Excellent

Great place!
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Booked online. Got there via a bumpy public taxi. When we got the room, we were somewhat unhappy. Small room, damp, smelly, no windows, etc. Not exactly what we expected. Called reception and they...

3/5

Average

Do not count on good food and a smile
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The view is fantastic and The b- fast is fantastic and The staff really makes you feel welcome but do not try The other food outlets poor food and priced way out of line. We did try it 2 times but as...

5/5

Excellent

OH MY GOD ! STAY HERE !
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I have stayed at several 5 star resorts, but this resort surpasses all ! The friendly staff made our stay a pleasure. Several staff members spoke English well. We had a seaview pool villa - large... 

5/5

Excellent

OUT OF THIS WORLD!!!!! PURE LUXURY
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From arriving at the airport we were met by santhyia staff who quickly took our luggage from us and showed us to our private taxi. We were then took to the beach where the private speed boat was there...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect Paradise!
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Ahh just the thought of Santhiya makes me smile. We stayed here as part of our honeymoon and it was special in every way. We opted for a hideaway villa which really made the trip perfect, we often...      

5/5

Excellent

Perfect Relaxing Holiday
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My boyfriend and I stayed at Santhiya for 8 nights in November 2010. We were looking for a relaxing holiday and found exactly what we wanted. We stayed in a hideaway pool villa and words cannot...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect holiday
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We chose to stay at Santhiya Resort and Spa as we had never been to Thailand and wanted a luxurious holiday. We may not have seen the 'true' Thailand, but this resort was fabulous! Right from the...

4/5

Very Good

Perfect start to our Honeymoon...
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We stayed in Santhiya for 7 nights for the start of our Honeymoon. We had a hideaway pool villa, room 107. I would recommend organising the speed boat transfer to get across directly to the hotel...

4/5

Very Good

Relaxed athmospere
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PRO: Great breakfast and high quality on all restaurants. Nice and relaxed athmospere. Very nice pools. Very helpful staff (we have a child 11 months old). CON: The beach is very stony. No internet...

5/5

Excellent

Absolute paradise!
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We stayed in a Supreme Deluxe pool access room for four nights on our honeymoon and it was heaven! The staff offered fantastic service our entire stay and were always eager to help. The restaurants at...

5/5

Excellent

love this place
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We stayed at Santhiya for 3 nights in February and loved it. It was so easy to get when you book their boat. The manager greeted us and said he would make this the best experience in Thailand and he...

5/5

Excellent

Thai luxury at it's best
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Maybe a good first option would be to read about this place - having an expectation is recommended. I always try to bear in mind that I am in Thailand, not Park Lane or Mayfair. That is to say that...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent concept, very romantic and friendly atmosphere
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Very nice setting in the tropical garden, friendly staff, good food, romantic scenes, feeling of freedom     

5/5

Excellent

Affordable luxury, be spoilt at this amazing resort!!
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After spending time in busy Phuket and Phi Phi island, it was very refreshing to spend a fabulous 3 nights at Santhiya in Koh Phangan. It is located at the very north west of the island, so it is a...     

4/5

Very Good

Relaxing
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We had booked a Sea View Pool Villa, but when we arrived we got something more similar to a Hideaway type (room 312). You could see the sea only by standing up on the sun deck. The pool was not an...

4/5

Very Good

Have a good time.
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I and my family stayed at this hotel 3 nights 4 days. In all the time we stayed there we always receive good service from the staff. They are very helpful and friendly, try to make the customers...

5/5

Excellent

A wonderful paradise set in tropical jungle - perfect honeymoon :
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We had a wonderful 2 weeks at Santhiya and I am baffled as to how people have found significant fault to give this place a bad review! From the moment we stepped off the plane we were greeted and...

5/5

Excellent

We had a great time!!
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We loved our time at the Santhiya. The staff is not only nice and smiley but very up to help with all our questions and requests to make our stay even better. The hotel is on the northeast side of...  

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful Hotel
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If you are looking for a well run hotel in a idyllic location then I would recommend this hotel. A great place to chill by the pool and relax. Breakfast The breakfast offers a large selection...

2/5

Poor

Not remotely worth the money & not a 5 star resort
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I use & trust Trip Advisor when booking resorts for vacations & hotels for general travel, I find reviews with numerous frequent contributors generally get things right, However I must take exception...     

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful hotel in a fabulous location
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This hotel is set in a fabulous location on the North east coast of Koh Phan Gan. The rooms (villas) are really nice with breathtaking views, very comfortable beds and amazing outdoor bathrooms. The...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful hotel, bad location
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Me and my wife visited this hotel on december 2010, I booked the pool access rooms. when we arrived the hotel we were amazed from the resort, the welcome ritual (coconut and fresh towles). after...     

5/5

Excellent

luxury hotel, very nice
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private bungalows with private swimming pool, private jakuzi, exterior bathroom, all nicely furnished with nice bed pillows and sheets, a great breakfast, few swimming pools and the sea nearby... The...

5/5

Excellent

Honeymoon Heaven
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We stayed in two rooms during our stay first was a hidden garden pool villa which was just fantastic it was just as you see the pictures on the web. Then we decided to upgrade to an ocean view pool...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic resort, we didn't want to leave
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My partner and I stayed here for his 30th birthday, I don't think he could have asked for a better present. Santhiya is georgous from the speed boat ride to the island to the wonderful rooms we...

5/5

Excellent

Romantic, exclusive, attentive, serenity.
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Santhiya Resort was our second last stay on our honeymoon and right from the beginning we knew it would be our most special. Our room was spectacular with gorgeous wooden features throughout and...

1/5

Terrible

Overrated 3-4 star hotel
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This hotel is not 5 star & Small Luxury Hotels should review its participation in their program because it is certainly not luxurious. I booked 5 nights but left after 3, it was not what I...

3/5

Average

More like 4 star
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We were there for 7 days on our honeymoon. Too long for this place as there isnt a lot to do. We've been around and we've stayed in 3, 4, and 5 star hotels around the world and I can tell you that...

5/5

Excellent

A beautiful resort
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We spent two weeks in Thailand all up, but in this resort just for 3 days. It was the most expensive accomadation we had, but it was well worth the extra! I'm not great on boats due to sea sickness,...

5/5

Excellent

Absolutely gorgeous resort! A true island paradise!
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My husband and I stayed at Santhiya during our honeymoon. The resort was the absolute perfect place to honeymoon! Everything was absolutely gorgeous and there was an incredible attention to detail. ...

1/5

Terrible

POOR MANAGEMENT AND A POLICY OF "LETS EMPTY YOUR POCKETS"
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In November 2010 me and my wife went to Thailand for celebrating our honeymoon. The hotel got good reviewed trough Tripadvisor and recommended by Small Luxury Hotels of the world, as I wanted the...

4/5

Very Good

Unforgettable wedding
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Living on the island, we chose Santhya or our wedding and was very happy with the choice. Excellent service, everything went smooth from early morning pick up with speed boat through lunch, afternoon...   

5/5

Excellent

An excellent jungle paradise
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We had an excellent stay at Santhiya. The hotel is difficult to get to (if you take a songthew make sure they agree to take you right to the entrance of the hotel, as there is a treacherous bit from...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful!!
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We stayed at Santhiya for 7 nightswith our 2 yr old daughter in an ocean view pool villa (a must!!)...it was absolute heaven..The staff couldn't have been more helpful or more attentive to our little...

5/5

Excellent

Spetacular views in secluded hide-away
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Looking for a weekend of peace and quiet and pampering, our stay at Santhiya was an antidote to the daily hustle and bustle of Bangkok. As we approached the resort following a 30-minute trip on the...

5/5

Excellent

Island Breeze at Santhiya
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As part of amazing trip, this hotel was incredible architecture and staff swept us off our felt entirely. The pool villa was absolutely beautiful, the food variety was standard, and their sightseeing...

4/5

Very Good

paradise, but not 5 star.
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I so wanted to give this hotel a 5 star review, but I must reflect honestly our stay there. There was no observance for us on our honeymoon, despite me carefully emailing and having a promised...

5/5

Excellent

AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING!
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I actually stayed the The Santhiya Resort & Spa in May 2007 but I had to write a review! Santhiya Resort & Spa is the most amazing place I have ever stayed in my life!! Whilst backpacking around...

5/5

Excellent

Secluded Luxury Hotel
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This hotel is situated in the quiet North East of Koh Phangan. It is set in the hillside overlooking the bay. We stayed in a Supreme Deluxe room with Pool Access. The room was just stunning, it was...    

5/5

Excellent

Santhiya - Sea View
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Before travelling, I did a lot of searching "unique hotel" to stay on Island. Many blogs, reviews and information that advice to head to Santhiya Resort and Spa. We just came back from 7 days on...

3/5

Average

Santhiya doesn't quite make the grade
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More like 3 star see below: Reservation: Actually making the booking for the hotel was easy, Yawaoluck was extremely efficient and accommodating. Our needs were met and we were happy with the...

5/5

Excellent

Go Go Go - you will never be sorry
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An AMAZING location, view, archtecture, beach, food, service, facilities. Reallym nothing was bad in this place. we spent there 7 days, and couldn't find anything wrong. Other thoughts: The...

3/5

Average

Beautiful facilities, service sucks big time
Date:
Let me say first: Overall we had a enjoyable stay at Santhiya. There's nothing to criticize about the facilities: The hotel itself and the small villas with private pools are just beautiful, spacious...

5/5

Excellent

My heart aches for Santhiya! I miss it so much!
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Words simply can't desribe this place! I kid you not! Paradise is only a teeny word i can use ! From the moment my boyfriend and I arrived until the moment we left we were in absolute heaven!...

2/5

Poor

NEVER BEEN SO BORED IN ALL MY LIFE
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Young travellers, beware! DO NOT STAY HERE FOR FULL MOON PARTY. It is miles away from EVERYTHING! Nothing to do at all. We were so bored. The resort is gorgeous but not for young people at all. The...

5/5

Excellent

Heaven on Earth
Date:
My husband & I went in March 2008 for my neice's wedding (Nicole & Jason). It was Santhiya's first wedding. It was the most beautiful place I have ever been and the people were absolutely...   

5/5

Excellent

AMAZING resort, perfect Getaway!!
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After an exhausting journey - 2 long-haul,1 short haul flight, we were greeted at Ko Samui airport with a very friendly representative from the Santhiya. We were taken by air conditioned minibus to...

5/5

Excellent

A perfect place to be!
Date:
We have stayed here for 11 nights in September/October 2009. We were picked up by a representative of the Santhiya hotel on time from our hotel at Koh Samui and after a nice trip by speedboat (don't...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic Resort
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Didn't want to leave it! My girlfriend and I loved it here. This place was great, the pools were really nice, the food was good (we ordered room service once), and the sun lounger was fantastic. We'd...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing Place!
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My wife and I stayed at Santhiya for 5 days during our Honeymoon in Thailand. I have to say that this resort is perfect! If you want to impress your wife/significant other, stay here! We stayed in...

5/5

Excellent

Great time
Date:
We've just come back from our holiday in Thailand! We've spent great time for a week at Santhiya and we recommend this hotel for its services and the location. You are able to expecting for Thai...

5/5

Excellent

Honeymoon at your own home!
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If you are looking for the place where you will be deserved the mephitis of romance, I would recommend Santhiya. It is definitely a precious hideaway paradise! We had booked a Honeymoon package for 3...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic
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After pick-up on scheduel at our location on Koh Samui we went to the Speedboat that brought us to this fantastic place. A stunnning resort with an serviceminded and very helpfull staff that mad our...

5/5

Excellent

Heaven.... and almost impossible to replicate!!!
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This place is unique and fantastic... yes it IS five star... and the prices ARE too expensive... but it is isolated and private and luxurious... and you can walk over the rocks and spend the whole day...

3/5

Average

It's like the Dharma Initiative on Lost
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I stayed here for one night with a friend in early January. We cut our stay short from several nights to one as the hotel is extremely isolated from everything else on the island. The drive from the...

5/5

Excellent

This place has the WOW factor, amazing and beautiful
Date:
This place has the WOW factor, it really is amazing. This hotel has the most beautiful surroundings. Attentive staff who can't do enough to make your stay better. The resort, rooms and restaurants...

5/5

Excellent

The best resort
Date:
Had 4 nights at this great resort. Beatiful location, super nice staff, super nice rooms, many possibilities to eat good food at the next beach just 1 min. walk from the hotel. Would diffently go...

5/5

Excellent

Unforgettable experience in Thailand
Date:
I love this luxury beach resort for complete relax vacations. Excellent food, service level is amazing!!! They put a lot of efforts to satisfied all our requirements.      

5/5

Excellent

Super Location, Great Service, Outstanding Villas
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This is an outstanding resort. The location of the Villas set in the rainforest is beautiful. The villas are all made with Teakwood and beautifully decorated in the traditional Thai Style. ...

5/5

Excellent

Honeymoon Trip/Anniversary
Date:
We got married last year and we didn't have our honeymoon till our 1st wedding anniversary. We always wanting to visit Ko Samui and we've choosen a beautiful place to have our honeymoon/wedding... 

4/5

Very Good

Perfect first trip to Koh Phangan
Date:
It was our first time to Thailand. Glad we chose this hotel. We had a suite with a private pool and jacuzzi tub, very clean room. We felt like we where in the middle of the jungle and very secluded....

5/5

Excellent

Impeccable service in a great resort
Date:
I stayed there with my boyfriend in Nov'08 and stayed in a big villa with an outdoor hottub. The bathroom was huge and open air, which was nice but being paranoid of bugs I had to look around...

5/5

Excellent

We loved it all
Date:
Santhiya is everything you hope it will be with a little extra. We were travelling with a boy and a babygirl and we were so overwhelmed by all the special care we got from the wonderfull sweet staff....

5/5

Excellent

Perfect getaway paradise!!
Date:
No matter who I have gone to Santhiya with we have both loved it. In the pass 3 years I have stayed there a total of 6 times. The place is great! The 1 BR is by far the best. You have a lovely living...

5/5

Excellent

never let u down, stunning view, great food.
Date:
Me and my girl friend chose Santhiya because of many appreciated recommendation here. And those review didn't disappoint us. We both had a supreme experience, especially the foods. We did enjoy every...