Soneva Kiri

East coast beaches and islands, Thailand

From $4800 per person in low season
From $5800 per person in high season

based on 7 nights

per person for 7 nights, based on 2 people sharing a Hill villa suite on a bed and breakfast basis, including economy class shared charter flights to Koh Kood.

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At a Glance

  • One of the most exclusive beach hotels in Asia, and easily competes with some of the best in the world

  • Formally part of Thailand, Koh Kood actually sits closer to Cambodia. It feels like a destination in itself and is a real slice of Southeast Asian paradise.

  • Just a short hop down from Bangkok; Soneva Kiri is very easy to get to

  • Vast private villas each with its own pool, with an environmentally friendly design

  • We love the pared back style, the indulgent private pools and the playful and eccentric activities and dining. Soneva Kiri is definitely one of a kind

  • Treepod dining available for breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • Outstanding children's facilities to keep your little ones entertained

  • Tropical palm-fringed white sandy beach reached by a short boat ride from the hotel's jetty

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Best time to Visit

Good time to visit

Average time to visit

The best time for a visit to Koh Kood is between beginning of November and the end of February, when it is relatively cool, dry and mostly sunny. Even during monsoon season, Koh Kood is worth visiting for it doesn't rain every day and all day long.

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Insider's View

Seeing The Den made me want to be a kid all over again. It is the best kids club I have ever seen!

Wow! From the moment you arrive by Kiri's private plane, you feel like you're in heaven but I would have to say that my favorite part was the complimentary chocolate room!

A vacation at Soneva Kiri is to truly escape and unwind. The amazing staff are one step ahead of you, leaving nothing to chance. Park your buggy for dinner, and find it turned around and ready for your departure when you return!

Make sure you try the croissants – they are incredible. The almond croissant melts in your mouth!

Be warned – you will find it hard to find another hotel to match the wonderfulness of Soneva Kiri once you've stayed here!

Having your own buggy here was such a luxury as most properties are not able to provide these. It made it so easy to get around and explore the amazing resort!

Make sure you do not miss the boat trip to Benz Restaurant along the river at sunset – a real treat and great way to see the resort from the sea

Dining on the freshest seafood on the beach under the stars, followed by a private screening of a film of our choice at the outdoor cinema, will not be forgotten!

You must visit the chocolate room and ice-cream parlour for complimentary homemade chocolates and ice-creams served all day!

Call us on 858 345 1762 to start planning your vacation to Soneva Kiri

Description

Set on the lush tropical island of Koh Kood, Soneva Kiri offers the ultimate in relaxed barefoot luxury with unparalleled levels of service and cutting-edge eco-concepts, making it the most exclusive resort in Asia and one of the world's finest escapes

From the moment the private plane touches down in a clearing opposite the resort, Soneva Kiri feels like a tropical, hidden retreat, blending into its surroundings. Soneva Kiri’s 29 oversized pool villas are set along a sandy beachfront or on a hillside with outstanding views out to sea. The spacious and simple, yet sophisticated villas all blend perfectly with the beautiful, rustic environment.

Dining at Soneva Kiri is an integral ingredient in the whole experience of your stay at this beautiful property and includes menus created by a Three Michelin Star chef and authentic Thai cuisine. Whether it is a romantic meal for two, an unforgettable treetop dining experience or a private cooking class with a master chef, you can be sure that the settings will be as memorable and exceptional as the food itself.

Central to the Soneva experience are the resort hosts, and each Villa comes with a personal Mr or Ms Friday who provide the very best anticipative service in typical Thai tradition. They take enormous pleasure from making each visit a memorable one and will do everything they can to ensure that you leave with nothing but happy memories.

For children, the Eco Den offers a revolutionary kids area that appears to hang over the forest canopy. Staff at Soneva Kiri provide an exciting and innovative program of on-site and off-site activities, ensuring your little ones have a truly adventurous vacation. Here they will make new friends, learn new skills and explore the local culture, allowing you to truly relax during your stay.

Further activities include nature excursions and water activities, as well as a state-of-the-art observatory and Cinema Paradiso, showing classic movies under the stars. There is also a luxurious Spa, offering a refreshing menu of holistic and traditional treatments.

Whilst there is a beach directly in front of the resort, it is tidal and not usually used by guests. Instead, the resort provide a complimentary shuttle boat service across the bay to a lovely white-sand beach. Here the resort have set up sunbeds, changing facilities and food and beverage options.

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Accommodation

Soneva Kiri has 29 villas and suites. Whatever room you choose, they are all exceptionally spacious with outdoor bathrooms, large decks with outdoor dining and lounging areas, infinity swimming pools and have the comforts of espresso machines, WiFi, iPod docking stations, Bose sound systems, DVDs and an electric golf buggy for your personal use.

Hill Pool Villa Suite

The Hill Pool Villa Suite has a total area of 448 m2 (405 m2 living area with a 43 m2 swimming pool).

Features include:

•Separate master bedroom, walk through dressing area and bathroom with outdoor vanity, shower, shower and bath.

•Deck with open planned sitting area and large dining table, leading onto a lower pool side area additional relaxation areas.

•Various large terraced areas with sun loungers

•Large half-moon infinity-edged pool.

Sunset Ocean View Pool Villa Suite

The Sunset Ocean View Pool Villa Suite has a total area of 482 m2 (309 m2 living area with a 172 m2 swimming pool area).

Features include:

•Separate master bedroom, walk through dressing area and bathroom with outdoor vanity, shower, shower and bath.

•Deck with open planed sitting area and large dining table, leading onto a lower pool side area additional relaxation areas.

•Various large terraced areas with sun loungers.

•Large half-moon infinity-edged pool.

Beach Pool Villa Suite

The Beach Pool Villa Suite has a total area of 403 m2 (268 m2 living area with a 135 m2 swimming pool).

Features include:

•Separate master bedroom, walk through dressing area and bathroom with outdoor vanity, shower and bath.

•Deck with open plan sitting area and large dining table, leading onto a lower pool side area with additional relaxation areas.

•Various large terraced areas with sun loungers.

•Large half-moon infinity-edged pool.

Two Bedroom Sunset Ocean View Pool Retreat

The Two Bedroom Sunset Ocean View Pool Retreat has a total area of 598 m2 (434 m2 living area with a 164 m2 swimming pool area)

Features include:

•Separate master bedroom, walk through dressing area and bathroom with outdoor vanity, blitz shower, steam room and bath.

•2nd Bedroom featuring dressing area with shower and vanity.

•Separate gym.

•Deck with open plan sitting area and large dining table, leading onto a lower pool side area with additional relaxation areas.

•Various large terraced areas with sun loungers.

•Large half-moon infinity edged pool.

Two Bedroom Junior Beach Pool Retreat

The Two Bedroom Junior Pool Beach Retreat has a total area of 617 m2 (482 m2 living area with a 135 m2 swimming pool).

Features include:

•Separate master bedroom, walk through dressing area and bathroom with outdoor vanity, blitz shower, steam room and bat.

•2nd Bedroom featuring dressing area with shower and vanity.

•Separate spa treatment area.

•Separate entertainment area with 42 inch LCD TV and bathroom area including vanity, shower and luggage area.

•Deck with open plan sitting area and large dining table, leading onto a lower pool side area with additional relaxation areas.

•Various large terraced areas with sun loungers.

•Large half-moon infinity-edged pool.

Three Bedroom Beach Pool Reserve

The Three Bedroom Beach Pool Reserve has a total area of 641m2 (517 sqm living area with a 124 sqm swimming pool)

  • Master bedroom, walk through dressing area and bathroom

  • Separate tree house (children’s room), shower and dressing area with bunk beds and private deck

  • Nanny room

  • Various large terraced areas with sun loungers

  • Half-moon infinity-edged swimming pool

  • Full amenities and functional kitchen with storage
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Childcare

As a family-friendly resort, Soneva Kiri has plenty of facilities for kids and friendly staff who can ensure children are always looked after and entertained, parents can relax and enjoy a well-earned break.

Built as a magical giant bamboo playground in the shape of a manta ray, the kids club at Soneva Kiri is especially designed to fuel every child’s imagination. Activities reflect Soneva Kiri's SLOW LIFE (Sustainable-Local-Organic-Wellness Learning-Inspiring-Fun-Experiences) philosophy, and include water and land based sports, fishing, island excursions, cookery and chocolate making and a host of activities based on science, crafts, local culture and sustainability, enabling children to understand Soneva's unique approach to tourism.

Evening activities are subject to demand and babysitting services are available on request.

Services

A private eight-seater Cessna Grand Caravan plane transfers guests from Bangkok to Soneva Kiri and includes access to the exclusive first-class lounge at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi airport. In addition, all Villas have a personal Mr or Ms Friday butler service.

Facilities

Soneva Kiri's dining experiences are unique, from dining in a tree pod with service on a zip wire to the wood fired tandoori ovens on the beach to fine dining, an ice-cream parlour and chocolate room. There is also a library, wine cellar, outdoor cinema, main swimming pool, children's club, tennis and fitness center. The Spa has 11 unique double treatment rooms offering treatments, activities, workshops and lifestyle programs all in a fabulously serene setting with stunning views.

Activities

Activities at Soneva Kiri are extensive with non-motorized and motorized watersports, fully equipped PADI dive and training center, fishing, cooking classes, astronomy classes, local excursions and overnight trips to Angkor Wat.

Reviews

5

Arthur Pope (Staff)

 This place is truly lovely.  Setting the stage with an attentive dedicated airport staff in Bangkok, one already feels the luxury vibe before climbing onto their charter plane.  The property itself is somewhat akin to a movie set- a perfectly clean version of a tropical paradise retreat.  The rooms are spacious, private, and really well designed self-contained little compounds.  The family units offer a separate kids room with a foosball table, bunk beds, and a water slide into the private pool.  We cant imagine a kid who wouldnt love it.  They also have a well-stocked kids club near the main living room area of the property.  The rooms' outdoor bath areas are spacious and smartly designed.  The beds are beyond comfortable.  The provided golf carts make for a fun way to get around the easily navigable roads.  The breakfast selection is an endless cornucopia, and indeed every meal to be had on site is extremely well executed.  A visit to the spa, run by Six Senses, comes with a thorough but never invasive health consultation and outstanding massage.  The tea service in their tree top basket is a unique and memorable addition that really stands out.  In short, this is one of the most distinct and impressive properties in Thailand.  A true gem! 

5

Louise Canton (Staff)

Soneva Kiri offers Robinson Crusoe type villas on a remarkable island. This five-star barefoot luxury resort offers complete relaxation. This resort really is second to none and has some of the best dining options, including Benz, where you hop on a boat for a beautiful ride past mangrove trees before you arrive and enjoy delicious Thai cuisine. The staff are wonderful and will ensure that your stay is one you'll always remember - you won't want to leave!

4

Jules Maury (Staff)

Soneva Kiri is not a hotel, it's a world apart from all others. The Villas are more like individual tree houses and having lunch in the Tree Pod high above the bay was indeed a unique experience. Riding around in my buggy, exploring the island and ending up on a bay with the whitest sand at their beach bar, flanked by a perfect crescent of emerald green coconut palms was absolute heaven, what a perfect place to stop and as Soneva Kiri preaches get used to life in the slow lane! This is a heavenly resort.

4

Sophie Jones (Staff)

Arriving at Soneva Kiri after a very luxurious 8 seater charter flight from Bangkok felt like I had been let in on a very special secret tropical paradise. There was nothing that you could possibly want that could not be provided at the hotel from an all day chocolate tasting room, tree-pod dining, an incredible stretch of white sand beach and an amazing dining experience nestled within the mangroves. Soneva Kiri truly does tick every imaginable box - just amazing!

5

Clare Barratt (Staff)

Lives up to and exceeds expectations. Your journey starts with a flight in the 8 seater plane across to Koh Kood, so you know you are going somewhere really special. My favorite part of the hotel was the barefoot style of it, walking around barefoot outside really seemed like a treat and gave the resort a very relaxed atmosphere. Head to Benz for some delicious Thai food, try to time your reservation so you can get the boat out at sunset and then indulge in a surprise set Thai menu of yumminess. The freedom of having your own personal buggy is also really handy as many other resorts don't allow this.

5

Evi-Elli La Valle (Staff)

I had never been on a private plane before so I was pretty excited about the flight to Soneva Kiri. On arrival in Bangkok, you are met by a Soneva Kiri representative and taken to the Thai Airways first class lounge to wait until your flight to Koh Kood. The Cessna Grand Caravan is so luxurious and they have converted a 12-seater plane to eight seats, so it is really comfortable. The hour or so flight is great and we were able to see the beautiful scenery and islands as we flew. Nothing could prepare me for the first glimpse of Soneva Kiri, with the white roofs dotted amongst the palm trees, you could not have a better arrival experience!

Offers

Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Special Offer 2018

Receive complimentary half board for all paying guests and complimentary roundtrip flight transfer for 2 people when you stay at Soneva Kiri, Thailand for a minimum of 7 nights.

Blackout dates are 1 October - 10 October 2018

Subject to availability and terms and conditions. Please contact one of our specialists for more information.

Book from 03 May 2018 to 20 December 2018
Travel from 11 May 2018 to 20 December 2018
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Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Honeymoon & Anniversary Offer

Receive complimentary benefits when you book your Honeymoon or Anniversary at Soneva Kiri, Thailand.

Benefits include:

  • Bottle of wine
  • In-villa BBQ for two people
  • One spa treatment per person during stay
  • Commemorative Honeymoon amenities

Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability. Please contact our specialists for more information.

Book from 19 July 2018 to 19 December 2019
Travel from 06 January 2019 to 19 December 2019
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Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Bonus Night Offer

Receive complimentary nights when your book your stay at Soneva Kiri, Thailand during 2019.
  • Stay seven pay six
  • Stay seven pay five
  • Say four pay three
  • Stay four pay two

Please note that the amount of complimentary nights and minimum stays vary according to season.

Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability. Please contact our specialists for more information.

Book from 19 July 2018 to 19 December 2019
Travel from 06 January 2019 to 19 December 2019
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Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Early Bird Offer

Receive up to 10% off your stay at Soneva Kiri, Thailand when you book before 31 May 2019.
Terms, conditions and blackout dates apply. Subject to availability. Please contact our specialists for more information.
Book from 19 July 2018 to 31 May 2019
Travel from 01 September 2019 to 18 October 2019
03 November 2019 to 19 December 2019
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Experiences

  • Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Angkor Wat Experience

    One of the most impressive UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the temples of Angkor Wat are an incredible experience on their own but Soneva Kiri offer incredible perspectives from air and land by helicopter and then escorted by private guide.

  • Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Cinema Paradiso

    Relax under the stars and enjoy a classic movie at Soneva Kiri's Cinema Paradiso.

  • Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Cooking Class for kids and families

    The cooking class for kids and families run at Soneva Kiri is a great introduction to Thai cooking for all ages and dietary requirements.

  • Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Cooking class with Khun Benz

    Learn from a true master with a Thai cookery class with Khun Benz down on the mangroves here at Soneva Kiri.

  • Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Diving

    An amazing destination for diving, Soneva Kiri offers a variety of options including PADI courses and so that guests can make the most of their time in paradise.

  • Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Father & Son Fishing Trip

    Experience fishing the Thai way and have some valuable Father, Son bonding time on this expedition from Koh Kood with a local fisherman. Return to Soneva Kiri with your catch and the executive chef will prepare it for lunch with local spices and herbs.

  • Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Gourmet Culinary Experience

    Indulge in a gourmet culinary experience at Soneva Kiri. Begin in the cellar with a tasting of cold cuts, cheese and paired wine. Children are treated to mocktails, home-made chocolate and ice cream.

  • Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Koh Kood Discovery

    Explore the island and life outside Soneva Kiri on this journey south where you will take in small villages, the scenic Khlong Chao waterfall and Ao Salad fishing village at the very north east of Koh Kood.

  • Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Koh Rang activities

    Take Soneva Kiri's luxury speed boat to the west of Koh Kood for a range of activities in Koh Rang Yai National Park including treks, snorkeling, cruises, kayaking and other exploration of its crystal waters.

  • Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Mother & Daughter Spa

    Have some Mother, Daughter bonding time at Six Senses Spa at Soneva Kiri, in this exclusive experience providing some "me time" and Ayurvedic wellness. Therapists will tailor their treatments exclusively to individual tensions and tastes.

  • Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Private picnic and snorkeling

    Take a speed boat over to the nearby island of Koh Rang, a national Marine Park with a stunning array of tropical fish. After some time snorkeling in its surrounding waters you are escorted to a white sand beach for a private picnic.

  • Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Private Sunset Cruise

    Both a romantic option and a memorable way to spend the evening as a family, Soneva Kiri's Private Sunset Cruise is the perfect way to end the day on Koh Kood.

  • Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Rainforest Adventure

    Immerse yourself in nature on this tranquil adventure for all ages, through the dense jungle of Koh Kood about an 8km drive from Soneva Kiri. After some time, reach a local family's home and organic farm, secret waterfall and 600 year old Rosewood tree.

  • Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Tree Pod Dining

    Tree Pod dining at Soneva Kiri is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have a meal amongst the treetop canopy served by waiters on zip wires. Treetop dining is possible for breakfast, lunch and dinner and does need to be pre-booked.

  • Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Tree Pod Dining & Observatory

    After climbing into one of Soneva's bamboo pods you are hoisted high up into the tropical heights of the resort's ancient rainforest for a dinner with a view. After your unique dining experience visit the "Ever Soneva So Celestial" Observatory.

  • Your free time at Soneva Kiri, Thailand - Scott Dunn suggests

    During your stay at Soneva Kiri on the idyllic island of Koh Kood, Thailand there are many activities and experiences to keep all guests occupied. You might want to visit the observatory, take an introductory windsurfing lesson or hang out in The Den.

Vacation Ideas

  • Thailand in Ultimate Luxury

    Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai & Koh Kood

    from $15200 pp 12 nights

    • Impeccable and friendly service
    • Delicious breakfasts with a different flavour smoothie each morning
    • Iced water in cool boxes for every couple on the beach

Location & directions

East coast beaches and islands, Thailand

Soneva Kiri is located on Koh Kood, a remote island situated in the east coast of Thailand. Koh Kood is located at the very end of the Thai eastern maritime territory bordering Cambodia. Covering 105 square kilometers, it is the second biggest island of the province of Trat, after Koh Chang.

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