20 May 2022 By AWAY IN STYLE

Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana launches beachfront experience

The newly-built 81 rooms and villas will become the ideal location for a locally inspired seaside escape in Koh Samui

Situated on the east coast of Koh Samui, the renowned tropical island in the Gulf of Thailand, Mercure Samui Chaweng Beach Tana has been welcoming those seeking the laid-back island life and vibrant nightlife scene of Chaweng since 2011. The resort now introduces a stunning new beachfront experience, taking the resort to new heights.

Located on Chaweng beach, the new extension of Mercure Samui Chaweng Beach Tana offers direct access to the soft, sparkling sands and scenic blue waters surrounding the island. The hotel infuses lively design with the distinct character of Koh Samui. The colourful open-air lobby is inspired by the former fisherman village of the island with boat-shape sofas mimicking local fisherman boats, while the wall lamps reminisce the traditional bamboo fish traps.

“Every Mercure is a portal to its destination as it tells a distinct story about the local surroundings and culture of the people. We are excited for the launch of the new beachfront extension of Mercure Samui Chaweng Beach Tana as it will highlight the island’s natural beauty and authentic experiences. As the charming island of Koh Samui is open to both domestic and international travellers, we are confident that the resort’s new offerings will be well received by guests who seek an authentic experience when they travel,” said Garth Simmons, Chief Executive Officer of Accor, Southeast Asia, Japan & South Korea.

The new extension comprises of 81 guestrooms and villas. Rooms range from Deluxe Rooms, Deluxe Rooms with pool access, to Junior Suites with mountain views. The resort also offers two Poolside Villas and one Beachfront Villa with a private pool. The unique interiors feature wooden elements, a natural palette, and a turquoise blue colour tones, offering a contemporary Thai beach resort vibe to complement the location.

The new dining experience at Mercure Samui Chaweng Beach Tana includes a cosy beach bar, Carpe Diem, where islanders can enjoy beach-inspired cocktails and light snacks. The al-fresco rooftop bar, La Moon, is a romantic spot for sundown cocktails, post-dinner beverages, and fusion tapas. Guests are invited to count the stars in Koh Samui’s sky while sipping the signature cocktails, inspired by the name of each star. Local rum is used as the main ingredient in the signature cocktails for a local touch. The all-day dining restaurant, Cielo, serves up local and international menus.

Set amongst the seaside leafy palm trees in the centre of the resort is a vast outdoor swimming pool overlooking the ocean. For those looking to stay fit while travelling, the fitness centre is equipped with the latest equipment.

“The new phase of Mercure Samui Chaweng Beach Tana is very special as it brings exciting additions to the neighbourhood. Travellers can immerse in the destination throughout our hotel experiences, whether by spending the day discovering Chaweng’s pristine beach, tropical greenery, and calm blue seas, lounging by our beautiful pool, or tasting our locally inspired menus. Our resort will be the perfect base for the modern seaside escape,” said Puthapong Purushahansa, General Manager of Mercure Samui Chaweng Beach Tana.

Mercure Samui Chaweng Beach Tana is conveniently located within close proximity to several highlight attractions such as Angthong National Marine Park, Pig Island, Big Buddha Temple, and the famous Full Moon Party on Koh Phangan. The resort is approximately 5 kilometres away from Samui International Airport, 7 kilometres away from Bangrak Pier, and 25 kilometres away from Nathon Pier.

Mercure Samui Chaweng Beach Tana is located at 17/135 moo 3 Bophut, Koh Samui, Thailand.

For more information, please visit all.accor.com, or email H8502-re@accor.com or contact +66 (0) 77 915657 for general enquiries and reservations.