Accor has opened two beachfront Mercure resorts
on the Southern Thailand Island of Koh Samui.
The Mercure Samui Buri Resort marks Accor’s
first mid-scale hotel on the island. The hotel is situated on the
secluded northern Maenam Beach. The waters off this beach are calm and shallow
for most of the year, the sandy beach is long, and has stunning
vistas of Pha Ngan Island. The location is perfect for couples on
a honeymoon or those in need of a relaxing break.
The resort comprises 56 deluxe rooms
and 29 private villas. Each deluxe room has either an ocean view,
swimming pool view, or an outdoor terrace with sun lounge and
direct access to the pool. The villas are very private and
surrounded by tropical gardens with a sundeck leading to a private
pool. The design of each villa is influenced by the traditional
housing styles of Thailand.
Leisure facilities at the hotel
include a fitness centre, a large outdoor pool with a Jacuzzi,
tour desk, an Internet lounge, and the hotel provides Thai cooking
classes. Business meetings and private functions are conveniently
accommodated for up to of 100 people. The hotels also boasts
wedding facilities in the function rooms or on the beach.
On the East of the island is Lamai Beach, the
location of Mercure Samui Fenix. Lamai beach is the second largest
tourist area of the island and just 25 minutes from the Samui
Airport. Whilst the area is quieter than Chaweng, there are many dining and
shopping options in the surrounding areas. The hotel borders lush
jungle and has access to isolated bays, small local villages,
temples, and Hinta Hinyai (the famous rock formations). Local
lifestyle can be seen through a number of traditional wooden
houses, local stores, and people selling fresh produce from their
Boasting an idyllic beachfront location the
Mercure Samui Fenix has 52 contemporary rooms and 8 villas. All
rooms have modern styling and are equipped with large balconies
with day beds. Villas are designed to allow a flood of natural
light into the room.
The highlight of the hotel’s leisure facilities
is the large 600 sqm swimming pool. Other leisure facilities
include NEST restaurant, lobby lounge, NEST pool bar, pool deck,
and a fitness centre. A small meeting room is also available.
Mr. Oswald Pichler, Accor Vice President –
Thailand, Cambodia and Laos, said, “Samui Island is an ever emerging destination
with constant development of infrastructure and facilities
appealing to international and domestic tourists. These two
Mercure hotels, which portray the quality guaranteed by the
Mercure brand, will fulfil demand for quality, internationally
managed midscale hotels on the Island. We have successfully
operated Mercure hotels in other major tourist destinations in
Thailand such as Pattaya and Phuket, and we will bring the best of
these hotels to the Samui hotel operations.”
For stays at the Mercure Samui Buri Resort guests
can pre purchase THB 10,000 worth of services (accommodation, food
and beverage, spa, etc.) and the hotel will top up the account
with an additional 50% credit (totalling THB 15,000 credit) for
use on hotels products and services.
Alternatively, stay at the Mercure Samui Fenix for only THB 2,730 nett per room per night in a Superior room. This offer includes
daily breakfast for two, sunset cocktails, Sea View room
guaranteed, 20% discount on food and beverage and Thai massage.
For an additional THB 1,000 per room per night guests can upgrade
to a Villa.
These special offers are valid until October 31,
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