Let's take a tour of Akyra Chura Samui in this post. This is probably a relatively new property on Chaweng Beach, less than 5 year-old perhaps? Because don't recall seeing it when I stayed at Sareeraya Suites & Villas (just two doors away) in 2009.
Anyways, the property is quite small-scale, like a boutique resort.
This building next to the lobby houses the spa which I didn't try.
Lots of greenery.
Pool area. Sort of like an infinity pool. Quite shallow though, only 1.4m depth I think.
The water was quite cold the few days we were there, possibly due to rainy season.
The resort is built so close to the beach that I think during high tide the water would reach the deck chairs.
Bakery corner with simple selection of pastries and bread.
Hot food like pancakes, fried rice, noodles and porridge. Eggs were cooked-to-order.
Here were some of my usual breakfast selections. The omelet was ok.
The breakfast selection was rather limited and tasted so-so only. Service was also quite slow. Quite disappointing as compared to the breakfast spreads we had at other Samui Resorts. In fact, we skipped breakfast on the last day which we seldom do at resorts because breakfast is sort of a highlight and the spread is usually generous, sumptuous and very tasty.
Anyways, we didn't really mind the mediocre breakfast because we were looking forward to dining at our favourite local thai restaurants.
Next post, I'm going to share about our exciting new find of a local thai restaurant! Stay tuned!