Featuring a private beachfront, this luxurious beach retreat offers standalone thatched cottages with private terraces and rain showers. Set in tropical landscapes, it boasts an outdoor pool, day spa and beachside dining. Free Wi-Fi is available at the restaurant.

Cham's House Koh Kood Resort is a 10-minute drive from the beautiful Klong Chao Waterfall and a 45-minute transfer from Laem Sok Pier by resort speed boat and 1.30 hrs by public ferry boat. The property is around a 4-hr drive from Bangkok.

In-room comforts include an Illy coffee maker and a 32-inch flat-screen TV. Spacious rooms are tastefully furnished with warm earth tones, floral motifs and cane furnishings.

Leisure afternoons can be spent in clear waters with tour and free kayak rental services available. The property also has meeting facilities, a private pier and a snack shop.

Stunning sea views accompany fresh pizzas, sandwiches and salads at Bombyx Beach Bar while The Rice offers all-day dining and international meals. Room service is available.