Soneva Kiri

Soneva Kiri

Hayes & Jarvis Rating
TripAdvisor Review
538 Reviews
Guide Price £4,629 per person
Based on 02 October 18 departure from London Heathrow flying with Emirates, staying for 7 nights bed and breakfast in a Bayview Pool Villa Suite (2 adults sharing) including return private transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

Soneva - the original barefoot luxury brand

Ancient Siam, at peace with itself

 Nestled on the unspoiled island of Koh Kood, far beyond Thailand’s tourist trail, Soneva Kiri offers unforgettable, authentic Thai experiences. Located only 60 minutes flight by private plane from Bangkok, Soneva Kiri’s 35 ultra-spacious pool villas, which range in size from one to six bedrooms, offer the ultimate in luxury and privacy.

 Hike through the lush jungle, relax at our private beach, swim in nearby waterfalls or snorkel in crystal clear waters bursting with coral and reef fish. Unwind at our renowned Six Senses Spa with a range of wellness therapies to choose from. Savour candlelit dinners at Benz, arguably the best Thai restaurant in Thailand. Dine in the canopy with the Treepod Dining experience and feast on Michelin-starred gourmet delights and fine wines, delivered via the zip-line acrobatics of the personal waiter. The subterranean Wine Cellar features more than 350 labels presented in a climate-controlled cave, with more than 50% being organic or biodynamic wines. Delights await for our youngest Soneva guests too, with our complimentary ice-cream and chocolate parlours, as well as the Children’s Den shaped like a giant manta-ray hanging high in the treetops.  

Soneva Kiri is barefoot luxury at its finest.

  • Outstanding Spa facilities
  • Mr or Mrs Friday on call 24 hours a day
  • Unique Kids Club - The Den and Eco Den
  • Unusual and exciting dining options

Top Tips from our Experts


Destination Specialist

"Although Koh Kood is a Thai Island, it is really close to Cambodia. Soneva Kiri operates a flight between the island and Siem Reap. This is a great way to make your trip into a multi-centre holiday, and see how different the two countries are"

Hotel Features

Hotel Category


Location Type


Main Facilities

  • Diving
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Barefoot style
  • Eco-friendly
  • H&J Recommended
  • Hidden gem
  • Iconic
  • Luxury Collection
  • Off the beaten track

Board Basis Options

  • Full Board
  • Half Board
  • Bed & Breakfast

For Families

  • Family Rooms
  • Kid's Club
Location Highlights

Soneva Kiri

  • Beach
538 Reviews 93% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 466
  • Very Good 44
  • Average 15
  • Poor 8
  • Terrible 5

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness


Jul 22, 2018

like a fairy tales

dont know where to begin from ,ms Friday so helpful and lighting . room, shower, all privet facilities were perfect! food is amazing, the best quality so fresh all made by themselves. chocolate factory room is a wow!! breakfast with best view , feel like peter pen. thank you for the most amazing memory ever!
Jul 10, 2018

Five day stay during monsoon season

Amazing staff!! The Island is very charming abd getting there via a single engine Cessna is also a treat. The villas are very big and the food is amazing!! Especially the fruits! During monsoon season, be sure to pick more weather flexible activities as some aren't available due to choppy waves.
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Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso plays classical films on a huge outdoor screen, accompanied by cocktails, popcorn and gourmet cuisine.

The Observatory

If you have ever been fascinated by the night sky, then Soneva Kiri has a rare treat for you. Its very own observatory, and a resident astronomer to talk you through the constellations. This is one of the largest private observatories in the world, and without the light pollution from civilisation, prepare to be amazed and intrigued.


There is so many activities to keep you entertained at Soneva Kiri. Allow yourself to be inspired to try something new. Here is a very small sample of the unique activities that you can choose from: Koh Kood Discovery Trip Half day island tour including snorkelling, sunset cruise Fishing adventure with local fishing boat Trip to nearby Angkor Wat in Cambodia Gourmet Tasting Experience including a chocolate and wine tasting for adults with children sampling mocktails and a separate meat & cheese tasting with red wines with children sampling chocolates and ice cream Cooking Class for the family at the demonstration kitchen Sunrise breakfast cruise Yoga on the beach

Six Senses Spa

The Six Senses spa is hidden in the resorts surrounding rainforest. Inspired by local philosophy and practices, treatments use local herbs, all grown in the spa. There is an exhaustive list of wellness therapies and treatments delivered by highly skilled therapists. Complimentary Ayurvedic consultations are available, and there are regular visits from top Holistic masters. In addition to luxurious and indulgent treatments – spiritual therapies are also offered to help you address health concerns and achieve an improved state of mind.

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Room Types

Bayview Pool Villa Suite

Bayview Pool Villa Suites feature breath taking forest views from your bedroom. Wake up in the soft organic cotton sheets of your master bedroom’s pillow-topped king-size bed. There is a separate living room with squishy sofas, a fully equipped kitchen and dining area – for the times when you really don’t want to leave this luxurious cocoon. You have your own spacious private pool, where cushioned day beds and loungers await. Sleeping comfortably up to 4 guests, this is a truly indulgent room.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Self catering facilities
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Cliff Pool Villa Suite 2 Bedrooms

Your 2 bedroom cliff pool villa suite is a sprawling, luxurious retreat. Perfect for families or friends travelling together. Four towering pavilions, each topped by an elegant white rooftop and connected to each other via expanses of sundecks, boardwalks and staircases. There is no shortage of quiet areas to retreat to, or areas designed for socialising. There is a separate living room with squishy sofas, a fully equipped kitchen and dining area – for the times when you really don’t want to leave this luxurious cocoon.
Recline on shaded cushioned day beds and sun loungers around your private infinity swimming pool. Or if you wish to keep up to your fitness routine, there is even a personal gym.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Self catering facilities
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
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Food & Drink

The Dining Room

The resorts main restaurant is a rustic yet chic eatery, nestled into a rocky cliff, surrounded by majestic trees and looking out over stunning sunsets. The cuisine here is Thai and Mediterranean, with twists of Indian and other flavours to complement the extensive menu. There is even a dedicated ham and cheese room! Breakfast is a particular crowd favourite at this restaurant.

So Chocoholic

This will be the favorite place for anyone with even a hint of a sweet tooth. A refrigerated room, packed with complimentary chocolate.

Treepod dining at Soneva Kiri

Treepod Dining

A "must-do" while at The Soneva Kiri is to experience Tree Pod Dining - taking fine dining to new heights. Luxuriously chilled-out in a bamboo pod, you will be hoisted six metres into the trees, you will savour a fine range of courses, gazing out across the boulder-covered shoreline in total peace and comfort. Your gourmet delights and beverages are delivered via the zip-line acrobatics of your personal waiter.

The View

The View takes its name from it dramatic outlook; gaze out to the horizon whilst you dine on modern bistro food. Created with locally sourced ingredients, but cooked with western techniques. The menu will change daily to ensure that the freshest, most in-season items are used.

Destination Private Dining

The resort prides itself on being able to organize an intimate meal anywhere. A picnic by a waterfall, on a private island or anywhere infact that catches your eye. Every dining experience is unique, fun and oh so romantic.


This exceptional restaurant is next to the Klong Yai Kee Waterfall. A wooden structure sitting on stilts and lit by lanterns, and accessed only by boat through the mangroves. Each evening, there is a new nine-course Thai tasting menu aimed at surprising and delighting guests. Each course is inspired by ingredients which are grown and sourced locally.

So Spirited

Perched on top of a cliff, gaze out to the ocean and the rainforest whilst deciding which of the 60 flavours of homemade ice cream or sorbets you would like to try.

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Family Friendly Facilities

The Den

The Den is a unique bamboo-framed structure, built to appear like a gigantic manta ray hovering above the forest, which is an innovative play area, offering a wide range of creative experiences to ensure youngsters are kept fully entertained. Entry is via a drawbridge that leads young guests up a wave of stairs. Within The Den are four distinct rooms - the Art Room, the Music Room, the Fashion Room and a Library with catamaran-style netting floor and overstuffed cushions - where activities such as nature printing, playing music with glasses, making things from recycled items and coconut leaf folding take place. In addition to the Den there are also child-friendly excursions and cultural exchanges. Rainforest walks and local school visits leave lasting impressions. And activities to be shared as a family abound, from dinners amidst the wilds to stolen chocolates from the free and endless supply in the chocolate room. Children from the age of 1 are welcome.

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Special Offers

Special offer

The Secrets of Koh Kood

Complimentary Experiences:

Koh Kood Discovery tour to see the highlights of Thailand’s fourth largest island

Koh Rang’s National Marine Park – Snorkelling and Lunch

Koh Kood Butterfly Quest with our local guide

Benz’s Thai Cooking Class and Market Tour

Stargazing with our resident astronomer

All five experiences are available for guests during their stay, however only two experiences can be arranged per day, and are subject to availability

Valid for Travel:

1- 31 March, 1-30 November  and 1-20 December 2018

Offer ends in 131 days
Champagne reception

Special offer

Christmas Season Special Offer

Stay for a minimum of 4 nights and receive complimentary Half Board for all paying guests.


Receive complimentary roundtrip flight transfers from Bangkok for 2 people

(Half Board excludes Christmas Eve and New Years Eve Gala dinners)

Friday, December 21, 2018 to Saturday, January 5, 2019
Offer ends in 68 days

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