The Online Editor of Tourism Insider, Robert Raback, recently dropped into the newly opened Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort on Lamai Beach, Koh Samui to assess the product offering from a resort that only fully opened in November 2022.
Located on Lamai beach, the Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort is an elegant colonial style resort featuring 146 spacious room and suites all with a private balcony, French balcony or garden terrace. With a great selection of restaurants and bars including our all-day dining restaurant Mala Kitchen and our beachfront beach club Edgewater, families can enjoy swimming and dining poolside. The resort offers an abundance of recreational facilities including beachfront and resort side swimming pools, children’s water slide, beachfront massage salas, fitness center, Coral Kids Club and games room. The property lies in the southeast of the island and is appr. 30 minutes away from Samui International Airport. The elegant colonial feel that is absolutely unique in this area.
Blending classical oriental charm and elegance, all rooms and suites are tastefully designed to evoke auras of warmth and exclusivity. Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort offers family and friends traveling together with an endless choice of large suites and interconnecting rooms.
Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort offers family and friends traveling together an endless choice of large suites and interconnecting rooms. The facility offers a cocktail bar (“Edgewater Family Beach Club and Bar”) close to the family friendly beach club or garden resort pool. Refrigerators and highspeed wireless internet access are available in all guest rooms. The resort offers SPA-treatments, child-care available 24 hours, coin-operated laundry (close to the facility), complimentary guest parking, concierge service (via Mobile App), fitness center open 24 hours, laundry/dry cleaning valet, luggage storage, massage and beauty services, reception desk 24 hours and room service 24 hours and butler service 7 am – 11 pm daily for guests in Deluxe rooms. The resort has a variety of swimming pools to meet the requirements of all kinds of families and children at every age. Guests so far have hailed primarily from the UK, Germany, Australia and Israel.
Food and Drinks
Experience the local cuisine of Thailand without leaving the resort. Dine pool-side at Edgewater Family Beach Club and Bar, upgrade your stay and gain exclusive access to the Voyager 47 Club Lounge or order in and enjoy your meal in the comfort of your own suite.
The resort offers Traditional Thai fire shows at the Beachside and other cultural activities, beach services, Stand Up paddle boards and even snorkeling equipment, fitness center 24 hours, kids and teens activity programs with an own Games room to relax and have fun together.
Yoga and Fitness lovers can enjoy their time with some individual Muay Thai Boxing or starting the day with some morning meditation at the beach when the sun rises on the horizon.
GM Leah Matters:
“We have created a superlative beach holiday setting for families and couples to experience,” said Leah Matters, the resort’s general manager. “Our resort’s leisure facilities, extensive adult and children activities programs and dining options are ideal for families with children of all ages. Our Edgewater beach club, which is already proving popular in the destination, now has an international DJ playing at the club four days a week. And we have the famous Koh Samui beach fire show in the evenings.
The exclusive Voyager 47 Club Lounge
An exclusive lounge for club and suite guests. Serving breakfast, afternoon snacks, chef’s tasting platter and evening cocktails. The exclusive Voyager 47 Club Lounge is included for all Suite and Garden Club Rooms and offers enough space and speed to spread some business ideas when necessary.
Outrigger ZONE – Elephant sanctuary on Koh Samui
Outrigger has its own internal sustainability program, called OZONE — Outrgger’s Zone. General Manager Leah Matters and her staff have introduced multiple initiatives to reduce and recycle to lessen the resort’s environmental footprint and show respect for nature. If guests require a big footprint, they can visit the nearby Samui Elephant Haven that Outrigger endorses. Visitors can spend time with 20 rescued elephants in the only fully ethical elephant sanctuary in Koh Samui.
Find out more about Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort here: OUTRIGGER.com