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Santhiya Resort & Spa

FAQ

  1. How to get to Santhiya Koh Phangan Resort & Spa?

There are 2 regional airline carriers that will take you to Koh Samui to go to Koh Pha-ngan at the moment this is Bangkok Airways and Thai Airways coming from Bangkok or to any regional airports in Thailand that flies directly to Samui Airport. This is the 1st step for you to get to Santhiya Koh Phangan Resort & Spa since this is the only closest airport to reach Koh Pha-ngan.

Once you arrived in Koh Samui Santhiya guests ambassadors welcome’s you at the airport and from Samui Airport will take you by Santhiya Van in approximately 10 minutes to Petcharat Pier. The Petcharat Pier, which near by the Punnpreeda Hip Resort is where Santhiya private speed boat transfer is waiting to take you for a 30 minutes boat ride to Santhiya Koh Phangan Resort & Spa.

Please highly take note that we have only 2 daily scheduled trips by Santhiya Speed boat to Koh Pha-ngan from Samui which are 11:00 and 16:30 for morning and afternoon estimated time of departure respectively. Please ask reservation for the most updated list of fees for sea transfers by Santhiya speed boat on daily trips and private transfers (8pax max.). Speed boat operation may sometimes be disrupted due to adverse weather conditions. An option to arrange trips by public sea transport will be available upon guests request’s such as Seatran/ Lomprayah catamaran details will be provided upon booking. For more details please contact our reservations +66 0 2443 0585 or email at reservation@santhiya.com

 

  1. Where is Santhiya Koh Phangan Resort & Spa?

Situated on the northeastern tip of the picturesque island of Koh Phangan,the neighbouring island to Koh Samui and also the nearby Province of Suratthani in the Gulf of Siam Southern part of Thailand is set within 18 acres of lush tropical grounds Santhiya is a unique hideaway offering standards of service and accommodation unparalleled on the island. A Deluxe 5-star property, Santhiya offers an accommodation in 99 sumptuous rooms and villas. All accommodation features elements of indoor and outdoor space, blending seamlessly with the natural surroundings and overlooking a picturesque sandy bay. 

The resort boasts three restaurants serving Thai and international cuisine, a range of leisure facilities and a pampering spa. Santhiya Koh Phangan Resort & Spa, Koh Phangan Thailand is situated in a unique historical island that has kept a reputation for being the most visited island by the powerful King’s of Thailand including The Great King Rama the V.

 

  1. Is the resort suitable for family with small children?

It is recommendable for family with kids between 2-12y/o children and we have Grand Villa which will be perfect for a vacationing family of 4-6 persons however since we only have 4 villas for these room category availability may also be limited or will depend on what season your visit will fall.  We also alternatively recommend our other villa categories such as Santhiya Hideaway Pool Villa Suite, Santhiya Sea View Pool Villa Suite and Santhiya Sea View Pool Villa Suite Plus all of these villas feature’s a separate private pool, a bedroom which has a small corridor that leads to a living room which can be a day bed. Upon request we can also turn this living room into mini kid’s bed room since this part of the villa actually is a small Thai house connected to the main bedroom to become living room. This will definitely provide more privacy for couples and for there kids to enjoy as well. Also as part of our full room service, a babysitter or nanny can also be hired at a minimal fee with flexible schedules for daytime, night time and/or after midnight.    

  1. Do you have a money changer at the resort? Or do we need to have our money’s change to baht before going there?

Yes! We do have our own money changer at the resort which is located at the front desk or the cashier.

  1. What activities do you offer at the resort?

Aside from regular Traditional Thai dance performances every week which highlights the very essence of Thai culture at Santhiya’s very own Chantara while having dinner.

We also offer several outdoor and water activities which includes everything from trail running and hiking to kayaking, canoeing, snorkeling, swimming and windsurfing. Adventurous souls will enjoy exploring the surrounding beaches and scuba diving with certified PADI instructors.

Shopping-Sightseeing Activities, for a peek at local living, take a walk into the charming village where you can find small keepsakes and souvenirs to commemorate your visit to Pha-ngan Island.

Elephant Trekking in Koh Pha-Ngan can also be an enjoyable experience a leisurely stroll upon the back of a rocking Thai elephant is a rare experience. Discover the fun in meeting these majestic gentlemen in the forests while it takes you exploring through the jungle’s of Koh Phangan.

For those who are not only willing to experience the great outdoors of Koh Pha-Ngan but as well as the indoors like the kitchen to learn the Art & Taste of Thai cooking meet our very own Master Chef Khun God Keawpeth with his astounding 17 years of culinary experience. Be introduced to his cooking expertise and into a wide variety of interesting Thai dishes that will surely add more spice to your life.  

We offer a long list of island exploration by sea and by car transfers which you can arrange on or before your arrival.

Below are the four categories for sightseeing tours:
#1 - Santhiya Signature Tours
Santhiya Island Shopping
Santhiya Snorkeling Hops
Santhiya Exciting Escapade

#2 - Santhiya Special Trips
Full Moon Experience
Half Moon Experience
Black Moon Experience

#3 - Santhiya Half Day Tours
Santhiya Quest Package
Santhiya Plunge Package

#4 - Santhiya Full Day Tours
Santhiya Festival Package
Santhiya Tropical Island Package

For more information or details please email to info@santhiya.com

  1. What is the nearest airport?

Airport code is USM for Samui International Airport please check regular Thai Airways and Bangkok Airways regional flights for your traveling date & time. For more information and flight details please go to http://www.bangkokair.com or http://www.thaiair.com for your traveling convenience when flying to Koh Samui or Koh Pha-ngan!

 

  1. What is the maximum number of guests per each room/villa accommodation?

Below is the reference

Rooms & Accommodation

No. of Rms

Size Approx

No. of person/room

Santhiya Deluxe Room

20

43 sqm.

Max. of 2 adults+2children

Santhiya Supreme Deluxe

10

48 sqm.

Max. of 2 adults+2children

Santhiya Supreme Deluxe Pool Access

10

48 sqm.

Max. of 2 adults+2children

Santhiya Hideaway Pool Villa Suite

20

115 sqm.

Max. of 2 adults+2children

Santhiya Sea View Pool Villa Suite

25

115 sqm.

Max. of 2 adults+2children

Santhiya Grand Villa Suite

4

150 sqm.

Max. of 4 adults+4children

Santhiya Sea View Pool Villa Suite Plus

10

115 sqm. 

Max. of 2 adults+2children

Total Units

99

 

 

  1. Do you have interconnected rooms/villas?

No apparently at the moment we don’t offer interconnected room/villa accommodations. Alternatively we do have Santhiya Grand Villa Suite which offers 2 bedrooms these villa features 2 floors with more generous personal space and panoramic sea view.  

  1. How far is the beach area or swimming pool from the rooms/villas?

The farthest would be 100 meters the golf buggies and Santhiya wooden car which you can call anytime over the phone will take you anywhere and anytime you want to go to the beach or pool area.

  1. What is the concept of Santhiya design as a resort & spa?

Santhiya’s core concept is preservation and promotion of luxury eco-tourism, first class accommodations, pristine locale, surrounding communities, Thai culture and heritage culminate as one to provide a traditional, historical and architectural inspiration for the resort.
 

  1. What is the weather condition in Koh Pha-ngan for most parts of the year?

For your weather information, Koh Pha-ngan Island mostly enjoys a beautiful weather from January to December. It may sometimes rain during November and December but it doesn’t rain all the time during the rainy season. In fact, on most days you will see some sunshine. It is hot even when cloudy, and you can still be sun burnt if it is overcast.

  1. What do you suggest best for guests to wear when in Koh Pha-ngan?

Light, loose cotton clothing is best. Nylon should be avoided. Sweaters are needed during cool season evenings or if visiting a mountainous area or national parks. Jackets and ties are required in a few restaurants and nightclubs. Neat clothes are required for entering temples or sacred places around Koh Pha-ngan.