Location: The Napasai is in an idyllic waterfront location, offering guests direct access to white sands and crystal blue waters.
History: The Orient-Express name has been synonymous with luxury travel since the late nineteenth century - guests can experience this legacy combined with the Thai heritage of the property itself.
Service: Orient-Express offers superlative world-class service and round-the-clock customer care.
Located on the secluded Baan Tai beach of Samui Island, this Orient-Express Hotel combines old world luxury with exotic Thai design and warm local hospitality. Baan Tai is in the Mae Nam area of the island, on the northern coast with views that stretch out over the Thai Gulf to nearby Phangan Island. Baan Tai is a quiet beach with quick access to restaurants and shops, secluded and tranquil yet only a 20-minute drive from the nightlife of Chaweng. Positioned on a sloping green plot of land right on the beach, the Napasai offers guests direct access to idyllic white sands and warm turquoise blue waters, its villas and suites nestled amid tropical gardens, offering privacy and calm. Providing a wide range of onsite activities to guests and with the beach at their doorstep, travelers can easily idle away their entire vacation at the Napasai.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
The Garden Villa Pool Suites offer accommodation for up to two adults and two children, with 990-square-feet of living space. They have a king-sized bed, two Thai-style sofas, a spacious bathroom with boutique bath amenities, outdoor bath and separate rain shower. There’s WiFi, an LCD TV and DVD Player, plus a private pool. Suites offer either views of the tropical gardens.
For the ultimate in privacy and space, the residences (one- to four-bedroom) offer from 4,305-square feet of space, with separate bedroom, living room, dining room and kitchen. Residences are multi-leveled and offer sweeping coastline views, plus a private infinity pool and outdoor massage sala.
The Garden Villa Suites and Beachfront Villa Suites both offer accommodation for up to two adults and two children, with 990-square-feet of living space. They are furnished with a king-sized bed, two Thai-style sofas, spacious bathroom with boutique bath amenities, outdoor bath and separate rain shower. For entertainment guests have WiFi, LCD TV, DVD Player, plus a private outdoor massage sala. Suites offer either views of the tropical gardens or the beachfront of Baan Tai.
These 667-square-foot Seaview and Seaview Hill Villas accommodate up to two adults and one child, furnished with a king-sized bed, Thai-style sofa, spacious bathroom with boutique bath amenities, outdoor bath and separate rain shower. For entertainment guests have WiFi, LCD TV, DVD Player, plus a spacious private balcony where they can enjoy unforgettable tropical views.
Business services are available for traveling executives, while a conference space for up to 20 people is available for corporate events.
Guests can shed travel tensions with a wide range of traditional Asian therapies, including the ever-popular Thai massage and herbal compress, wraps using local organic ingredients, aromatherapy oil massage and more. Treatments can be booked at the spa or massages can be experienced in guests’ private salas.
Open 24 hours a day, the Napasai’s stunning beachfront infinity pool is a highlight of the property. Surrounded by sunbeds and parasols, guests can relax in one of the most peaceful spots on the island, while younger children can enjoy the excitement of the children’s pool.
To make the most of the beautiful Thai Gulf, guests can hire Hobie Cats, go windsurfing, kayaking or snorkeling. On land, there’s table tennis and badminton with all equipment is provided. The resort’s tennis courts are open from 8am to 8pm every day, with a tennis coach on hand for lessons.
This beachfront dining venue offers light meals, seafood barbecue and international cuisine, either indoors or al fresco. There’s also a private Thai sala for a more intimate dining experience.
This elegant traditional Thai-style restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner with stunning views over the property. Indoor and outdoor seating is available.
This is a casually sophisticated venue serving a wide selection of local and imported teas, cocktails and wines. Perfect for unwinding after a long journey or as a rendezvous point.
An island stay is not complete without sunset drinks, and the Napasai’s Pool Bar is the perfect venue. Serving snacks, drinks and light meals, views extend over the pool to the Thai Gulf.
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