InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort
officially opened on Wednesday.
With picturesque sunsets and 320-degree vistas
across the famous Five Islands and Angthong National Park,
InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort offers luxurious
accommodations, a private beach, licensed pier, gourmet dining and
signature spa raised 120 meters above sea level.
Mr. Arnaud Girodon, General Manager of
InterContinental Baan Taling Ngam Resort said, ďWe are delighted
to be welcoming our first guests to the new InterContinental Samui
Baan Taling Ngam Resort. Formerly managed by various hotel
operating companies, the resort occupies an exceptional location
on the south-west tip of the island at Baan Taling Ngam. It was
Koh Samuiís first ever luxury resort and opens following a
10-month multimillion dollar renovation project as the islandís
It even offers guests private transfers to and
from Koh Samui International Airport by speedboat.
Set amid 22 acres of lush coconut plantation,
the resortís 79 guest residences include 12 signature standalone
Beachfront Pool Villas and 17 2-bedroom villas perfect for
families and / or groups of friends.
Ranging from 67 to 320 square meters, each
boasts a private balcony, expansive bathroom with soaking tub and
waterfall shower, and is adorned with unique Ďpopsí of colour
adding a contemporary edge to the resortís strong Thai heritage.
12 signature standalone Beachfront Pool Villas
have their own private sundeck and swimming pool.
Welcome touches for guests across all room
categories include tropical survival kits, specially developed
Harnn bathroom amenities and essential oils, and Egyptian cotton
towels, linen, robes and slippers Ė for adults and children.
Seven rainbow swimming pools throughout the
resort give semi-private pool access to villa guests looking for
space and a 150-metre licensed private pier allows for speedboat
arrivals and departures
Gourmet dining comes in many forms with
beachside restaurant Flames serving up Modern European cuisines
cooked live, grilled or flamed in front of guests; Amber, a range
of delectable Thai and Asian cuisines through an open dine-in
kitchen concept; and Air Bar, the resortís must try destination Ė
serving up a unique menu of molecular cocktails from Joseph
Boroski of Sip Slowly New York, sakes, tapas, sushi and sashimi.
The brandís signature Planet Trekker Kidís Club
keeps youngsters entertained with handicrafts, games and
supervised play alongside numerous forms of non motorized water
sports; whilst Baan Thai Spa is a 600 sqm sanctuary of relaxation
offering traditional therapeutic treatments to promote good health
and well-being from Thai to Western and Ayurvedic, with a Tea
Ritual at the heart of every treatment.
The resort has an exclusive license in Koh Samui
to a range Sun Spa Esthederm products from the French cosmetic
brand Institut Esthederm Paris providing sun care and tanning
solutions to guests at the resortís pool and beach by matching a
personís tolerance to the sun with a suitable product.
Resort facilities also extend to a fully
equipped gymnasium, two tennis courts, a golf practice area, a
dedicated yoga sala overlooking the ocean and a resort
Opening rates at InterContinental Samui Baan
Taling Ngam Resort start from THB 6,500+++ per night for an Ocean
View Room and are available until 15 July 2012. Terms and
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