Explorar Koh Phangan and Explorar Koh Samui have officially opened doors after significant refurbishments. Both properties have undergone extensive renovations and upgrades that introduce a range of new exciting facilities and services. The hotels are part of a portfolio of properties across Thailand and the Philippines.
The new Explorar Koh Phangan, located on Haad Rin beach in the heart of Koh Phangan’s famous full moon party area which opened on 01 October, boasts a bright and fresh design that is inspired by the lush greenery, deep blue waters and radiant sunsets of Koh Phangan. The hotel’s newly remodelled infinity pool, which lies directly on the beach with majestic views of Koh Phangan’s famed sunset, offers the perfect place for guests to relax and enjoy the view, with the signature Exchange co-working space providing air-conditioned working spaces.
Explorar Koh Samui is a new, completely refurbished property located on the renowned Mae Nam beach, a quiet stretch of coast in the north of Koh Samui. The property has been given a complete makeover, with a new swimming pool area around the famous 50m long basin, a new canopy awning over the swim-up bar, a replanted and serene hummingbird garden and in-door or alfresco ‘Exchange’ co-working spaces, the first of its kind in the Bophut/Mae Nam area.
Explorar’s signature ‘Exchange’ co-working areas have been developed to allow digital nomads and long-term stay travellers to work remotely in an air-coned space equipped with all office amenities, snacks and high-speed internet.
Explorar Hotels & Resorts is unique for blending digital and social travel elements with well-being and care for the community. The brand features 3 key paths in which each experience is centred around. Explore: to discover local cultures far from the beaten paths, Exchange: spaces designed to foster exchange, including dynamic co-working areas, and Exhale: to reflect and recharge, from signature wellness concepts to paying it forward to the communities.
Explorar Hotels & Resorts currently comprise of three locations, with Explorar Treehouses El Nido joining the two open resorts. Explorar Treehouses El Nido are designed by the award-winning design team, Underwood Phuket and features 69 tree-house villas with private plunge pools surrounded by 360-degree untouched, lush mountain terrain overlooking shimmering sea views. The resort will also feature a permaculture farm and garden, a bar and guest area in ‘The Exchange’, and ‘Exhale’ Spa and wellness utilising local and natural products.
Explorar Hotels & Resorts’ management team continues the group’s growth by strategically establishing hotels in key destinations throughout Asia, offering four destination-based themes and unique experiences. Beach, eco, cultural and urban unite the brand and provide the digital social traveller with clear choices for their individual experiences.