Panviman Resort and Spa
Panviman was the first '5' star hotel on Thong Nai Pan. It has 72 rooms, 3 restaurants, a spa and a great freeform swimming pool with an infinity lip with a view out to sea.
The resort is cleverly nestled on the middle peninsula between Thong Nai Pan Noi and Thong Nai Pan Yai. Many of the rooms and cottages have great views of the entire Thong Nai Pan bay. Residents have their own small corner of the beach to enjoy. Sun loungers and bar service are available on the beach and around the pool. Panviman has recently expanded and now provides guests with easy access to both Thong Nai Pan Noi and Yai beaches.
Currently there are bars both at Noi and Yai beach and next to the large communal pool. The Stone Beach Restaurant on the beach serves BBQ buffets in the evening. Next to it is the 'Cool Sands' pub with live music and karaoke.
Spa treatments are available at the in-house Viman Spa. There is a full range of massages and beauty treatments available. The spa has great views. Of course you can have these treatments at your own private villa.
All the rooms have TV, hot water, an IDD phone, satellite TV, DVD player and a mini bar. Some of the more expensive rooms are built around big granite boulders. There are 2 private pool villas with views over the bay. The President Suite has an outdoor Jacuzzi.
Panviman is slightly cheaper than Anantara Rasananda but offers the same 5 star level of comfort and service. An American style buffet breakfast is included in the price. A speed boat transfer service to/from Koh Samui airport is available. Free wi-fi is available although internet connections can be slow on Koh Phangan.
For those who want a 5 star hotel in Thong Nai Pan Noi but don't want to pay the high prices at Rasananda, and who don't like being separated from the beach at Santhiya, Panviman is the best option.
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