Santiburi, the high-end, experience-driven beachfront retreat on Koh Samui’s stunning north shore, has unveiled a series of personalised “love” experiences through its LEN programme to guests get in the mood for Valentine’s Day and a month of romance at the iconic resort.
While the world is busy blowing up heart-shaped balloons and arranging bouquets of red roses, Santiburi understands that l’amour comes in many different forms. In Sanskrit, which was the root of the Thai language, there are 96 different words for love, and this diversity is reflected by the choice of experiences on offer at Santiburi, which that can be customised to suit each couple.
Santiburi’s Valentine’s Day activities are underpinned by Lèn, the resort’s creative concept that allows every guest discover their own happiness. In Thai, Lèn means “play”, and this inspiring initiative comprises a choice of programmes that enable each guest to follow their own personal path and curate their own stay.
Lèn comprises five distinct programmes – Adventure, Relax, Romance, Culture and Family – each of which embraces three elements: Spa, Activities and Gourmet. This creates an amazing array of opportunities for couples to personalise their Valentine’s Day stay. Whether you’re a pair of young lovers who want to enjoy private moments together, parents who want to share your devotion with your family, or mature guests seeking new adventures to share together, Santiburi can design your own heartfelt journey.
Naturally, Lèn’s Romance programme will come to the fore this February. A choice of spa treatments includes the resort’s signature “Fountain of Youth Facial”, which is ideal for couples wo want to feel refreshed and revitalised, or the “Garden of Deep Calm Massage”, which is perfect for guests with busy city lifestyles. Alternatively, the “Elixir of Love” will ignite passions by blending a blissful body massage with a candlelit bath, sparkling wine and chocolates.
In terms of activities, culturally curious couples can enjoy a private Thai cooking class or a photo shoot in traditional Thai costumes – a wonderful keepsake of your Valentine’s Day vacation in Koh Samui. Active guests can go kayaking on the open ocean, while a private sunset cruise to a private beach allows lovers to indulge in each other’s company and soak up spectacular views.
Finally, guests can enjoy a choice of captivating culinary occasions this February, including delectable dinners at The Beach House. From candlelit dinners for two under the stars to a memorable evening meals with the kids, Santiburi can cater to your needs.
“Santiburi is a naturally romantic destination, and our lush tropical gardens, a pristine beach and luxurious accommodation attract many honeymooners. We also appreciate however, that not everyone falls head over heels for hearts, flowers and chocolates. With Lèn, our holistic happiness concept, couples can shape their own Valentine’s Day experience. If you love nothing more than paddling on the ocean waves, enjoying an invigorating Thai massage or learning a new recipe, we can help you craft cherished moments. And of course, we have plenty of opportunities to create a classically romantic rendezvous that you will treasure forever,” said Sabine Lamberts, the resort’s General Manager.
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Santiburi has unveiled its “Romantic Retreat” package which includes a minimum three-night stay a luxury pool villa (Grand Deluxe Pool Villa or Grand Reserve Pool Villa), plus daily breakfast, a bottle of sparkling wine, a candlelight set dinner at The Beach House, a 60-minute signature couple’s spa treatment in the privacy of the villa, and roundtrip airport transfers. To book this package from THB 5,480 net per couple, please visit santiburisamui.com/offers.