Koh Samui is one of the most popular destinations in Thailand and the second largest island after Phuket. In the 1970s it was a haven for backpackers visiting the island.
When the airport opened in 1989 “Samui International Airport“All that has changed, because the travel time from Bangkok has been significantly reduced. In the years that followed, most major global luxury hotel chains built hotels on Koh Samui and were all located on the main island.
The first luxury hotel-private island opened on When Fan Yai-ju. It is located just 300 meters from the beach Choeng Mon in the northeast part of Koh Samui.
Brand new, brand new – Cape Fahn Hotel Koh Samui
Cape Fahn is part of the Thai hotel chain “Cape and Kantary hotels“And is classified as a luxury boutique hotel. Its grandeur emphasizes the feeling of being on a private island, as it only has 22 villas, and each one has private pool 8 meters long. It is part of the international hotel chain “Small Luxury Hotels of the World”. “We offer something completely unique, something completely new. We are very close to the mainland and yet far enough. You can go shopping or sightseeing on Koh Samui. Then in just a few minutes you can return to the luxury resort and enjoy all the comforts at your disposal, ”explained Olivier Schneider, Cape Fahn manager.
Cape Fahn Hotel was opened in 2018. Only a year after that he succeeded in boldly advancing the gastronomic offer. They managed to bring chef David Thompson from the Nahm Bangkok restaurant, with Michelin-starred renowned stars. An Australian chef who is a worldwide authority on Thai cuisine has opened a new one Long Dtai Restaurant within the Cape Fahn Hotel. In Thai, Long Dtai means “Going South.” This highlights a menu inspired by the rich culinary tradition of southern Thailand. The gastronomic offer at the restaurant differs significantly from the standard offer in Thai resorts.
Private island villas on Ko Fan Yai
Tare 22 villas of different sizes on Ko Fan Yai Island. Some offer ocean views and s have direct access to a private beach. Those who prefer complete privacy will book the villa next door Fahn Noi Island. This villa is located within the Cape Fahn Hotel, and from the larger island of Ko Fan Yai, tis a slope that you can cross by walking along the shallows. The villa is very spacious and covers an area of 600 m². It has two separate living rooms, a large dining area and pool 11 meters long. It offers a spectacular view of the sunset, with plenty of outdoor seating. It is surrounded by forest. The resort includes Cape Spa Fitness Studio with its own boxing ring, seawater pool and sports equipment including kayaks and rowing boards. Outdoor cinema screenings are regularly held on the beach.
Also available yacht rental for those who want to go around nearby Ang Thong National Park at your own pace. This national park is located in the Gulf of Thailand and covers an area of 102 km², of which about 50 km² is made up of 42 islands and the rest of the waters of the western Pacific Ocean.
The Cape Fahn Hotel is about maintaining an ecological balance. Tore, plastic items such as straws, bottles, disposable glasses and cutlery are not used in the resort. Environmental standards do not allow the use of chemical fertilizers or sprays.
“When we built the Cape Fahn Hotel, we wanted to protect the local culture and environment wpeople, animals and plants will live together. We tried to build a resort that blends with the environment and nature. Throughout the Cape and Kantary hotels group, sustainability and environmental concern are one of our top priorities, ”said Olivier Schneider.
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