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The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui

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Private beach, white sand, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Private beach, white sand, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Villa, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Ocean View (Ultimate) | Pool | Outdoor pool
Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Balcony, Ocean View | Pool | Outdoor pool

Overview of The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui

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The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui

5.0 star property
Beachfront resort in Koh Samui with spa, outdoor pool

9.2/10 Superb

144 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
9/123 Moo 5, Tambon Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, 84140
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • 6 restaurants and 2 poolside bars
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness centre
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • 24-hour room service
  • Business centre
Feel at home
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Separate sitting area
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On a private beach
  • Choeng Mon Beach - 4 min drive
  • Chaweng Beach - 13 min drive
  • Bo Phut Beach - 15 min drive
  • Fisherman's Village Plaza - 16 min drive
  • Chaweng Noi Beach - 29 min drive
  • Lamai Beach - 37 min drive
  • Nathon Pier - 40 min drive

Getting around

  • Ko Samui (USM) - 17 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Akbar cafe-restaurant - 3 min drive
  • The mother - 3 min drive
  • Sopa Samui - Restaurant and Beach Club - 4 min drive
  • Orchid - 4 min drive
  • Garland Samui Restaurant - 4 min drive

About this property

The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui

The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui offers a private beach where you can enjoy the shade from a beach umbrella, plus you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Chaweng Beach. The outdoor pool provides a splash of fun, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in Thai massages, facials and body treatments. Shook!, one of 6 restaurants, serves breakfast. Other highlights at this luxurious resort include 2 poolside bars, a fitness centre and a snack bar/deli. Fellow travellers say great things about the pool and helpful staff.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Thai

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safety and Health Administration (Thailand)
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for lunch and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 175 units


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 11:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free on-site valet parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • 6 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 2 poolside bars
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling

Working away

  • Business centre
  • 4 meeting rooms
  • Conference space (1335 square feet)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fitness centre
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Biodegradable drinking straws


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Grab bar in shower


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • Thai

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 50-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Dressing gowns and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Day bed

What to enjoy

  • Balcony
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Separate bath and shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Bulk dispenser for toiletries

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the on-site spa, which has 8 treatment rooms. Services include Thai massages, facials, body treatments and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy. The spa is open daily.


Shook! – This restaurant only serves breakfast.
Baan Talat – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and only serves dinner. Open selected days.
Sea Salt – This restaurant specialises in local and international cuisine and only serves lunch. Open daily.
Pak Tai – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and only serves dinner. Open selected days.
Tides – On-site cocktail bar. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of THB 1300 for adults and THB 650 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of THB 2000 per vehicle (one-way. Maximum occupancy 2)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch and dinner.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safety and Health Administration (Thailand) and Commitment to Clean (Marriott) guidelines.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Ritz-Carlton Koh Samui Resort
Ritz-Carlton Koh Samui

Frequently asked questions

Does The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui?
As of 9 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui on 8 Jan 2023 start from AU$545, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM on request. The charge is THB 2000 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as kayaking, sailing and snorkelling. Additional recreation on-site includes aerobics and yoga. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui also has 2 poolside bars, 2 bars and a private beach, as well as a fitness centre and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui?
Yes, there are 6 on-site restaurants, featuring local cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Salefino Koh Samui (2.1 mi), Supattra Thai dining (2.2 mi) and Massimo's (2.7 mi).
Does The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui like?
The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui is a short 1-minute walk from Ritz Carlton Beach and 19 minutes' walk from Thongson Bay Beach.

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10/10 Exceptional

Agha Hashim, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Shannon, 7-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Truly deserves its 5 stars
Stunningly beautiful and good True 5 Star experience
Renee, 6-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Superb staff and facilities!
Very warmly welcomed to the resort. Staff and facilities were excellent. I will definitely be back to stay and recommend this resort to anyone who values quality.
Martin, 5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent Hotel. Excellent Customer Services. Clean and beautiful. I will stay again for sure. Thanks to all the hotel’s staff.
Martha, 5-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Tsuen Yan, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

I'm pleasured their pool and restaurant.
Tetsushi, 3-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

Overall everything in the hotel is completely inconsistent and mismanaged. I would recommend staying elsewhere. - We didn't like the view from our room. They mentioned they would check everyday if they could change our room. They never did. - No mosquito repellent in the rooms - had to ask for it. Expect bites on the 1st night! - Our mini bar was never re-stocked (we were there for 5 nights). We specifically asked for it to be re-stocked one day and then was never re-stocked post that. Also probably the poorest selection of any mini bar I've ever seen. - We went to the thai restaurant twice. The 2nd time we had terrible service. We had to get our own cutlery, napkins and plates from a nearby draw. No-one checked on us the whole meal. We had to pour our own wine. The wine list is also the worst I've seen with 10 wines on the whole list. Some of them weren't even available. - Room service left empty trays of food outside our room for over 24 hours at a time. The housekeeping left it outside our room attracting bugs. This happened twice. - Booked thai for two massage. The room where you get scrubbed was clearly dirty and smelled. - On our last night they rang my room at 11pm and woke me up! - I told the manager about all of the above and how unpleasant our stay was. He sent me 10k Marriot Bonvoy points as an apology. That is the equivalent of 1/5th of a night stay in the most basic room at the hotel during off peak - we stayed 5 nights in a pool villa. What an absolute joke.
Sharan, 5-night romance trip
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6/10 Good

Travelled with family and stayed in a exclusive pool villa which was very nice. Staff was kind and helpful and especially the staff in-charge of breakfast and pool area were great (Omar/Carl). The resort manager Tanzie was also very humble and helpful in suggesting activities for us as a family. We found our interaction with the reception perhaps the worst. Firstly, the airport transfer never showed up (and I was travelling with a 2 year old), and then the hotel offered to pay for the return transfer - which they never did or offer on the day of checkout. The resort lobby/reception was felt like a boiler room and is very small in comparison to the size of the resort! I have stayed at many Ritz-Carlton hotels around the world and I do believe they are amazing. Koh Samui resort is also great although inconvenient for families as you need a buggy to get around to almost do anything unless you have a villa in the middle (near breakfast/pool and etc). Also, the long staircase/walk to access our villa was a bit of pain.
Hardeep, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jolyn Le Thuy, 5-night trip
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