Sterling Design, a designation of Sterling
Hotels, has signed its fifth member in Asia Pacific and first in
Thailand, the ShaSa Resort & Residences, Koh Samui. The resort is
also Preferred Hotel Group's 19th hotel in Thailand.
The Swahili word for "blessed waters", ShaSa
Resort & Residences is surrounded by water elements, beginning
with a welcoming fountain at the highest point that descends
through three swimming pools and ends at the sea. The resort's
design pays homage to the natural surroundings, while the interior
takes inspiration from local materials with a modern twist.
Located at the south coast of Koh Samui, Laem Set is a peaceful
haven with one of the best beaches on the island.
The resort is located on a lush sloping
hillside, offering 31 suites of one to three bedrooms with
sea views, plus one beachfront pool villa with a
plunge pool and roof deck.
All suites feature spacious balconies
furnished with lounge chairs, a dining table for private alfresco
meals, and day bed for massages. A complete entertainment center
with a JAMO sound system from Denmark provides in-room recreation.
Guests enjoy all the conveniences of home with a washer/dryer and
fully equipped kitchen that features an oven, refrigerator, stove,
and a complete set of cooking utensils and appliances.
Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the
For relaxation, there are three free-form pools,
including a hydrotherapy pool and a spa, which offers a wide range
of treatments with Dermalogica products. For a physical workout,
there is a fitness center as well as watersports such
as kayaking. A sleek restaurant and bar serves Thai and
international dishes in an open-air setting overlooking landscaped
"The Sterling Design brand is perfectly suited to
Thailand's home-grown boutique properties representing great style
and personality with affordable luxury such as ShaSa Resort &
Residences," said Mark Simmons, area managing director – Asia,
Preferred Hotel Group. "The resort caters perfectly to the growing
demand for holidaymakers to Koh Samui who enjoy
'home-away-from-home' style accommodations."
Now through 31 March 2011, guests can enjoy 20%
off the best available rate, plus breakfast, one-way airport
transfer, wireless Internet throughout the hotel, and 30% discount
off spa treatments. Prices start at THB 4,860 for a one-bedroom Seaview Suite.
Chawalit Rungsirinatee is general
manager of the ShaSa Resort & Residences, Koh Samui.
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