Set on the tropical private island of Koh Kood, Soneva Kiri offers the ultimate in barefoot luxury with unparalleled levels of service and cutting-edge eco-concepts. Soneva has been developed that both couples and families will never want to leave.
Completely unique from all other hotels in Thailand, Soneva Kiri is situated on a small praradise like private island reached by private jet followed by a James Bond style speedboat.
From the One Bedroom Sunset View Pool Villa to the Six Bedroom Pool Reserve each villa is provided with a golf buggy to zip around in and your personal butler known as Friday will make sure you are well taken care off.
Endulge in the Six Senses spa and we would highly suggest book to immerse yourself in local treatments using the oils of Ayuveda for a truly relaxing experience
Children will be in there element here with the kids clubs set in the striking Eco Den. Children here can do various activities including learning how to make Thai snacks and a coconut octopus, which sounds intriguing! Not forgetting the unlimited chocolate and ice-cream room, but you might want to keep that one a secret.
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 programme of on-site and off-site activities, ensuring your little ones have a truly adventurous holiday. 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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Seeing The Den made me want to be a kid all over again. It is the best kids club I have ever seen!
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.
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, snorkelling, 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 snorkelling
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 snorkelling 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.