Santhiya, Koh Yao Yai, Thailand
Made entirely from exquisitely carved teak, the Santhiya is one of the few hotels in Thailand that remains true to its traditional roots. Even the most junior rooms come complete with a balcony bath (taps in the middle, of course), with views across the island’s rainforest landscape and down to the whisper-quiet beach. Order room service from the hotel’s sushi restaurant – and a cocktail – for ultimate indulgence. Book via santhiya.com.
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