Samui Wining & Dining
The recently opened Avani+ Samui Resort is perfect for couples or families.

The recently opened Avani+ Samui Resort is perfect for couples or families.Avani Hotels and Resorts were launched in response to a growing global group of discerning world travellers, whose priorities are service, style and value. The brand is contemporary and upbeat, focusing on great sleep, effective social spaces, locally sourced produce and genuine flexible service.


Unlimited hours can be spent by your own pool or one of the two resort infinity pools, one of which is reserved for adults. Sip cocktails on the deck or step down onto the golden beach and take a glorious dip in the ocean. Avani+ Samui guests can enjoy many complimentary activities and amenities offered by the resort, including the 24-hour gym, beach yoga, stand-up paddle-boarding, mountain biking, kayaking, snorkelling or kite flying. Or organise trips and excursions to any of the island’s delights - Taling Ngam makes a perfect base from which to explore. Take a boat trip to the Five Islands, a collection of beautiful remote shores with scenic limestone cliffs. Snorkel off the pristine white sandy beaches of Koh Madsum and Koh Tan, just a 15-minute long-tail boat ride away. Tumbling waterfalls close to the resort provide a lush background for exploring nature and enjoying a refreshing dip, and the laid-back village of Thong Krut is just a short ride away.


For further indulgence, the on-site Avani Spa offers relaxing and rejuvenating treatments, with island pace massages, beautifying facials and tailored programmes, with the option to be pampered in the privacy of your own room or villa. A wide range of treatments are on offer combining both Western and Eastern styles,The recently opened Avani+ Samui Resort is perfect for couples  or families. designed to calm and refresh tired bodies and minds. Muse Meditation employs technology to summarise your brain activity. Try it before and after a massage and see a measurable difference. Your therapist can also suggest the most suitable treatments and oils, based on the results. Try something new and re-emerge, in perfect peace.


The choices continue for food and drink at Avani+ Samui. The 24- hour Pantry At Avani offers tea, coffee, juices, smoothies and gourmet grab-and-go deli snacks and light meals, all inspired by local island ingredients. Linger at the cool Kombi Van bar for refreshing pool and beachside cocktails and beverages.


The Essence restaurant enjoys a beachfront location with glorious panoramic views across the ocean and tropical hillside. The concept here is simple, uncomplicated and healthy dining, using fresh local ingredients to prepare delicious Thai and Western dishes. Whether you are vegan or simply crave comfort food, the chef has you covered. If you desire something not on the menu, just ask. The German chef is very flexible and aims to please everyone, with added healthy twists! Every Saturday you can enjoy a Seafood Beach Barbeque, and Tuesday is Tapas Night with live music. Essence is open from 6.30 am until 11:00 pm, and you can come to the restaurant or order to be delivered to your room or villa.The recently opened Avani+ Samui Resort is perfect for couples     or families.


Avani+ Samui can also transform any of its incredible locations for personalised events. From a fun family barbeque by the pool, to a romantic beach wedding, organised from start to finish ensuring magical island memories.


An eco-friendly culture is embraced here, helping Samui maintain its natural beauty for future generations. There are no plastic straws, and staff are educating suppliers to reduce the amount of plastic brought to the resort. Recycling is promoted, bio-degradable materials and locally sourced ingredients are used where possible and ecotourism is encouraged.


Avani+ Samui Resort is just a 20-minute drive from Nathon Pier and a 45-minute drive from Samui International Airport. With a regular shuttle bus to the popular Lamai and Chaweng Beach areas, getting out and about for shopping, restaurants and nightlife is easy.


Whether you want a relaxing family break, a romantic escape or just a cool new lunch and dining spot with an amazing view, Avani+ Samui provides the right space for relaxation and inspired comfort. With flexible and discerning service, healthy dining and complimentary recreation facilities, it’s the perfect place to bliss out and hideaway or as a base for intrepid island adventures.


Karan Ladd


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