Samui Wining & Dining
BRAINSTORMING, UPDATING, REFURBISHING AND REINVENTING
Excitement is in the air, at Silavadee Pool Spa Resort.

Excitement is in the air, at Silavadee Pool Spa Resort.Silavadee Pool Spa Resort is renowned as a luxurious hideaway, with its own unique style and a ‘back to nature’ concept. Set amongst tropical vegetation on a hillside running down to the ocean, it’s an idyllic and tranquil jewel of a place. On arrival, you immediately escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and feel pampered by the attentive and exclusive service.

          

With a total of 80 rooms, pool villas and pool villa suites, it’s the perfect spot to unwind and be embraced by nature. In the villas, enjoy your own private infinity-edge pool and aqua jet massage bed to stimulate and invigorate the entire body - the perfect way to start your holiday or relaxing break.

          

First opened in May 2008, Silavadee will be celebrating its 11-year anniversary this month and they have some surprises in store. Along with a complete renovation of all bathrooms in the deluxe rooms, which now combine sleek white marble with warm wood elements, Silavadee also introduces a new logo, and several other changes to keep them in the limelight as one of the most private and prestigious hideaway resorts on the island.

          

A new ‘healthy-eating’ culinary concept has been introduced for its Sun Lounge. Inspired by the local surroundings and current trends, they have been busy preparing an on-site organic garden and are growing some of their own fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices. This farm-to-table approach will be paired with a raw juice selection, organic wines and other organic beverages, making Sun Lounge the ideal spot to rest, relax, refresh and refuel all day long.

          

Continuing along the theme of health, Silavadee’s spa program has introduced a new selection of mindful wellness activities and experiences for its guests. Dawn yoga, Thai boxing, healthy cooking classes and sleep meditation with qualified instructors, offering guests the opportunity to get in touch with the local community,Excitement is in the air, at Silavadee Pool Spa Resort. Thai culture and get back to nature.

          

To mark its 11th anniversary, guests at Silavadee will be able to enjoy further special activities and events throughout the month of May:

          

Turtle Release - The secret beach at Silavadee is home to the green hawksbill sea turtle, an endangered species in the Gulf of Thailand and around the world. The same hawksbill turtle has been using this beach for the last 20 years to lay her eggs. Every two years she lays eggs which are collected by specialist staff from the Marine and Coastal Resources Research Centre (MCRRC) and transferred to a safe place for hatching. This year Silavadee staff and invited guests will release 11 turtles to the sea on the 1st May 2019 as part of their traditional annual celebration. Silavadee is honoured to play a part in preserving this critically endangered species, and will continue maintaining the natural environment of the secret beach. To show their appreciation of 11 years of successful and wonderful experiences with guests from around the world, Silavadee is proud to announce that for every booking in May, made through the hotel’s website, 111 baht will be donated to the MCRRC.

          

Wine pairing dinner with world-famous Francis Ford Coppola Winery - Featuring Emily Putnam from the winery as a guest speaker, the dinner menu will be matched over multiple courses with ‘Director’s Cut’ labels from the vineyard, presented by Emily. The dinner will be held on Friday, May 17th in Star, the ultimate open-air rooftop venue with breath-taking views over the bay of Lamai and the interior vegetation-clad mountains.Excitement is in the air, at Silavadee Pool Spa Resort. Cocktails start at 6:00 pm for viewing the sunset skies, followed by dinner and music at 7:00 pm. The price is 2,500 baht per person, including wine. This will be a popular event, so reservations are required.

          

Oyster Bar - On every other Friday, head to Star from 6:00 pm onwards, and order freshly shucked oysters from the Oyster Bar. Choose between French Fine de Claire, Japanese Kamamoto or Samui oysters, all displayed on ice and opened in front of you. Different selections are available, or why not order three oysters of your choice with a glass of Moet & Chandon or Chablis for 1,111 baht net.

          

Moet & Chandon Champagne Breakfast - Throughout the month of May, guests can order this intimate and romantic champagne breakfast on the beach. Featuring a bottle of Moet & Chandon, fresh strawberries, house-smoked salmon, freshly baked croissants with homemade jams and French butter, amongst a host of delicacies. A discrete beach butler will be at your service, should there be any requests. Plush cushions and draping will be prepared to make this breakfast the highlight of your stay at Silavadee. Priced at 8,900 baht net per couple, it’s a great way to ensure a romantic start to a day in paradise.

          

Movie Night at Sun Deck - Guests at Silavadee can enjoy a movie night under the stars at the Sun Deck every Sunday from 6:00 pm onwards. Featuring the most famous movies from 2008, the birth year of Silavadee, including Mamma Mia, The Dark Knight or Benjamin Button, with complimentary popcorn and the sounds of the sea.

          

And don’t forget Silavadee has two other highly rated restaurants. Moon serves up an amazing array of international cuisine and The Height is strictly Thai.

          

For the ultimate in fine dining, natural tropical surroundings, healthy eating and pampering, make your way to Silavadee Pool Spa Resort in Lamai. There is a whole lot of celebrating to join in with.

          

Karan Ladd


 


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