Villa Lawana

Go for one of the newest resorts on the island, Villa Lawana, at the northern tip of Chaweng Beach, right on the border of the sweet Bophut. Only five minutes from the airport, it’s a breeze to get to, and once you’re there you will be swept away by the beauty of this property. As […]

Six Senses Hideaway

In short: An eco-friendly honeymoon paradise. Six Senses is clearly in the luxury bracket but their private villas can come as something of a shock—no air-con in the bathroom, roughly hewn wood and a very simple design. But this is the experience you’re paying so dearly for: Top-notch five-star service, modern comforts and the feeling […]

Villa Nalinnadda

In short: Mediterranean charm on a quiet beach.Villa Nalinnadda is a bit of a hybrid. We’re guessing the main inspiration is Mediterranean but the proportions are all wrong. Girly décor details like petal-shaped sinks don’t help either. It does have a few things going for it, though. Even if this place is not some big […]

The Sundays Resort

In short: Cheap, cute and surrounded by jungle.Sundays was deserted when we last visited and we have to say the staff are more like family than five-star butlers. But, it’s also dirt cheap, rather cute, blessed with a huge pool and nearly overrun by the surrounding jungle. There’s a lot of bare cement (even the […]