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9 Child-Friendly Koh Samui Hotels for The Perfect Family Trip

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Published on 02 Oct 2019

by WorldRoamer® Travel Team

9 Child-Friendly Koh Samui Hotels for The Perfect Family Trip

General

Published on 02 Oct 2019

by WorldRoamer® Travel Team

Plan your family trip properly by browsing the best accommodations. These 9 Koh Samui hotels offer comfort and complete facilities for guests with kids.

Thailand boasts many accommodation options for those travelling with children. Koh Samui Island, for example, has various destinations ideal to visit with your families. Koh Samui hotels cater to family trips, including child-friendly amenities and accommodations. The hotels also provide access to the best destinations on the island, perfect for exploring with your family.

Before being drastically reformed by the Thai tourism industry, Koh Samui used to be a desert island covered in thick forests and absolutely no public facilities. Now, Koh Samui has consistently remained as one of the hottest tourist spots in Thailand. Koh Samui hotel trends have improved from basic backpacker accommodations to luxury hotels and resorts. Since 2015, the island has seen increasing demands of branded hotels, making it ideal for travellers with children.

Koh Samui is famous for various child-friendly activities that adults can also join in. Many activities are related to the beach or sea, from visiting Ang Thong National Marine Park to playing at Chaweng Beach. Children can also learn about culture at Dusit Deva Cultural Centre or have an exciting adventure in Khao Pom Mountain.

As you can see, many hotels in Koh Samui provides easy access to popular family-friendly destinations. Here are nine hotels you can consider booking for your next family vacation.

1. Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort

This 5-star resort is one of the best child-friendly Koh Samui hotels. The property is spacious and airy, with a sleek infinity pool designed to look like a lagoon surrounded by islands. The resort offers over 106 rooms and suites for you to choose from, with each large enough to accommodate three to five people. If you desire more privacy and space, you can book two adjoining rooms with connecting doors (available in limited numbers).

Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort has a children’s club called Baan Ling Noi. It provides children with various activities, such as coconut bowling, dancing, and language class. There is also a library, playground, and trampoline. For activities the entire family can participate, book special classes such as cooking and yoga.

While Anantara Bophut Samui Resort may be situated in a slightly less developed area, you can still find child-friendly destinations. The hotel is a 6-minute away (450m) from Samui Go Kart and a shorter 4-minute walk (350m) away from Bophut Beach.

Address: 99/9 Bophut Bay Tambon Bophut, Samui Island Chang Wat Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 7.5km or 20-minute drive
Room rate per night: S$224

2. Vana Belle

Vana Belle is one of the more popular family resorts in Koh Samui, offering spacious suites that can accommodate up to three to five people. Some of the larger suites have private infinity pools, while others directly face the sea. You can rent a crib and a rollaway bed for one room, perfect for travellers of all ages.

Vana Belle has a giant outdoor pool as its main feature, surrounded by trees, gardens, and cabanas. Families can sign up for activities which their children can participate in as well, such as cooking classes, yoga, and Thai boxing. The restaurant also serves a kid's menu.

Address: 9/99 Moo 3 Chaweng Noi Beach Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 6km or 15-minute drive
Rroom rate per night: S$467

3. Santiburi Koh Samui

Santiburi Koh Samui is a large resort suitable for a relaxing family trip. Being one of the more quiet Koh Samui hotels, Santiburi nevertheless offers many family-friendly activities. The Kids Activity Centre has a playground, library, toys, and trampoline: all supervised by experienced staff members to ensure your children’s safety. The resort offers packages of fun activities such as Thai boxing, yoga, and cooking classes for families.

Santiburi Koh Samui offers spacious rooms and villas with modern amenities. Adults can swim in a large, outdoor pool, while children can use the smaller one. The breakfast café near the pool serves a children's menu. Santiburi is also close to several popular beaches, like Mae Nam, Bo Phut, and Chaweng.

Address: 12/12 Moo 1 Mae Nam Beach, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, 84140, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 12km or 30-minute drive
Room rate per night: S$334

4. Sheraton Samui Resort

The Sheraton chain owns easily one of the best Koh Samui hotels and resorts: The Sheraton Samui Resort offers rooms and suites that accommodate up to three people. You can book one crib and rollaway bed per room. The rooms have beautiful views, smoke-free policy, and modern amenities (including ironing boards for rent).

The outdoor pool has a unique design resembling a beach, with a smaller children’s pool nearby for the little ones. You can book family activities packages, like yoga or Thai boxing. The coffee shop serves a children's menu, or the kids can also play in the Starkids, a supervised children’s club with a playground, library, toys, treehouse, and jungle gym.

Address: 86 Moo 3 Chaweng Noi Beach, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 7km or 20-minute drive
Room rate per night: S$278

5. Melati Beach Resort & Spa

Melati Beach Resort & Spa offers comfort and fun for all families, with spacious rooms and villas that accommodate up to three to five people. The villas have private dipping pools, with one large bed and a double sofa bed. You can rent a crib or rollaway bed to accommodate more children.

Melati Beach Resort & Spa has a children’s club with games, toys, and other fun activities. Children have a separate smaller pool to swim in, while adults can use the large outdoor pool. Families can rent bicycles and kayaks, use the library, or enjoy treatments at the spa and hair salon.

Address: 9/99 Moo 5, Bophut, Thongson Bay, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, 84320, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 5km or 10-minute drive
Range of room rate per night: S$244

6. Chaweng Noi Pool Villa

Chaweng Noi Pool Villa is a holiday accommodation that provides a homey atmosphere. As one of the best 4-star Koh Samui Hotels, the area has 49 spacious rooms and villas that can accommodate three to six people. The rooms all surround a large outdoor pool, while the villas have their own private dipping pools with sunbathing chairs.

Chaweng Noi Pool Villa has a children's club with free entry for all guests. You can hire an on-site babysitter service or take the children to play in the mini playground. The villa is a a short 13-minute drive (8.1km) to Chaweng Beach and 16-minute drive (7.1km) to Chaweng Lake.

Address: 4/20 Moo3 Chaweng Noi, Main Road, Bo Put, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 7.5km or 20-minute drive
Range of room rate per night: S$64

7. The Fair House Beach Resort & Hotel

The Fair House Beach Resort & Hotel gives off an immediate laid back atmosphere, perfect for a relaxing family trip. The 3-star resort has 172 rooms, suites, and bungalows, with lush surroundings. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, with terraces or balconies. The Family Suite is the largest room, easily accommodating up to four people.

The Fair House Beach Resort & Hotel has a children's club, with complimentary entry for all the guests. There are separate pools for both adults and children to cool off in. The resort is within walking distances to popular destinations, like Chaweng Noi Beach and Chaweng Night Market.

Address: 124-124/1-2 Moo 3, Bo Put, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, 84320, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 6km or 15-minute drive
Range of room rate per night: S$64.94

8. Ibis Samui Bophut

Looking for an affordable hotel in Koh Samui? Ibis Samui Bophut is one of the best 3-star accommodations. Located in a short walking distance from Bo Phut Beach, the hotel provides standard modern facilities to accommodate children. Ibis Samui Bophut offers a total of 209 spacious rooms, including Family Rooms that accommodate five people. You can also request for connected rooms when booking (available in limited numbers).

Ibis Samui Bophut has a kids pool and playground, while all rooms, parking spaces, and pathways are wheelchair accessible. The hotel is a 4-minute drive (1.5km) away from Bo Phut Beach and a 19-minute drive (8.3km) away from Samui Go-Kart.

Address: Bophut Beach, Surat Thani, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 8.1km or 25-minute drive
Range of room rate per night: S$51

9. Escape Beach Resort

Escape Beach Resort is another affordable 3-star resort suitable for families. Situated next to Mae Nam Beach, the resort features rows of snug bungalows with thatched roofs. Each bungalow has a sea or garden view, with large windows and terraces. One bungalow accommodates three people, and you can rent a crib, daybed, or rollaway bed.

Like many other Koh Samui hotels, Escape Beach Resort has an outdoor pool as its main feature. Families can use the library and common room, and the resort also offers paddleboard and kayak rentals. The restaurant is an open-air design for laid-back and comfortable mealtimes.

Address: 5/1 M.1 Maenam, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, 84330, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 10km or 35-minute drive
Range of room rate per night: S$50

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