If you don’t have much advance notice, take a look at the 4-star Sandalwood Luxury Villas
, a favorite among last-minute travelers and featuring an average guest rating of 5 out of 5. You can also try Anantara Lawana Resort And Spa, with an average guest rating of 4.58, or The Kala Samui, which is rated 4.54. The 3.5-star Nova Samui Resort, 3.5-star Muang Kulaypan Hotel, and 4-star Imperial Boat House Beach Resort are other popular last-minute picks.
Looking for someplace to stay with your family? Banyan Tree Samui
is highly rated by families and has been awarded VIP status - a status reserved for Expedia's most popular and highly rated hotels. Featuring an average guest rating of 4.8, ShaSa Resort & Residences, Koh Samui is also worth a look. Banana Fan Sea Resort has an average rating of 4.64, and Anantara Bophut Resort & Spa Koh Samui has a rating of 4.6. The 5-star Mantra Samui Resort and 3.5-star The Coast Resort Koh Phangan are also family favorites.
The Koh Samui area has its share of good deals, starting with the 4-star Q Signature Samui Beach Resort
, which is popular with bargain shoppers. Great values can also be found at the 4-star Baan Haad Ngam Boutique Resort & Spa, 4-star Rocky's Boutique Resort, and 5-star Six Senses Samui.
If you want to know the best places to stay, why not ask the locals? One popular choice among local travelers is the 3.5-star Koh Tao Bamboo Huts
, which has received an average rating of 5 out of 5. Other hotels worth consideration include Mai Pen Rai Bungalows, with its average guest rating of 5; Santhiya Koh Phangan Resort & Spa, with a rating of 4.61; and Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa, which scores 4.56. Locals also like to book rooms at Buritara Resort and Spa, Phangan in Koh Phangan and Malibu Beach Bungalows.
The Koh Samui area offers great options for business travelers, like the 5-star Akaryn Samui
, with an average guest rating of 4.64 out of 5. Other great business properties include the 4.5-star Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui, 4-star Amari Palm Reef Koh Samui, and 4-star Iyara Beach Hotel & Plaza.