6 swimming pools in Koh Samui you need to see

Who knew one could have so many things to want from a swimming pool? It’s one of our favourite villa features, and in Samui, any gorgeous pool is a strong contender for our vacation time. Here are some of the best.

If you like pools with a view

Baan Kularb Koh Samui

Stay here: Baan Kularb, Bophut

What: 4-bedroom, sleeps up to 8. From USD 550++ per night.

Take a dip in the infinity seaside pool, which has unhindered views of Bophut Bay, and have a million photos taken of you against the view.

If you like jacuzzis

Baan Chao Lay Koh Samui

Stay here: Baan Chao Lay, Lipa Noi

What: 5-bedroom villa, sleeps up to 10. From USD 525++ per night.

The jacuzzi flows straight out into the main pool, which is flanked by sunbeds and overlooks the ocean ahead.

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If you like having TWO pools

INASIA villa Koh Samui

Stay here: INASIA, Lipa Noi

What: 8-bedroom, sleeps up to 16. From USD 945++ per night.

There’s an infinity pool right by the beach, which means you can hop from one to the other easily, as well as another pool upstairs if you want a different vantage point of the ocean.

If you like watching a movie while you’re in the pool

Baan Kilee Koh Samui

Stay here: Baan Kilee, Lipa Noi

What: 8-bedroom villa, sleeps up to 16. From USD 945++ per night.

Nevermind that Baan Kilee has both a 22m pool and a children’s pool, there’s an outdoor cinema you can enjoy from the sofa or from the pool bar.

If you like your pool right outside your bedroom

The Headland Villa 4 Koh Samui

Stay here: The Headland Villa 4, Taling Ngam

What: 3-bedroom villa, sleeps up to 6. From USD 405++ per night.

This cosy villa sports a pool that runs in between two of its pavilions, one of which is a bedroom – brace for fights over who gets that room.

If you like poolside fountains

Villa Haineu Koh Samui

Stay here: Villa Haineu, Lipa Noi

What: 5-bedroom villa, sleeps up to 10. From USD 560++ per night.

High Thai-style roofs give a distinct look to Villa Haineu’s pavilions, which tower over the pool area, where you’ll find many reasons to take photos with the fountain and foliage in the background.

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Andrea Tim

Andrea is a serial kopi peng drinker (for fun, not for the caffeine; coffee doesn't wake her up) and believer in keyboard shortcuts. She sees The Dress as blue and black, and hears both Yanny and Laurel. Make of that what you will.

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