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Read all 92 reviews and thoughts (average: 4.87 out of 5) on the Shantaa Koh Kood before you book online.

5/5    Score based on 92 reviews

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5/5

Excellent

If you want to relax this is the place for you!
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This is a lovely small family run resort which used to be a coconut plantation. We pre-booked our ferry from Trat on the Internet in advance, which was really easy. When we arrived at the jetty a...

3/5

Average

Didn't live up to our expectations from trip advisor
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This place was nice and we did have a great time here on our honeymoon. What we really liked: - the food is authentic and great - the rooms are lovely and the outside bathrooms a nice touch...

5/5

Excellent

Simply amazing
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I would recommend everyone going to Koh Kood to go here. The place, the surroundings and the service are first-class. The place is very calm an quiet, perfect for relaxation! (However, not very... 

5/5

Excellent

Lovely relaxing unspoilt resort - wish we could stay forever
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We stayed in a sweet which had plenty of storage for clothes with hangers and places to store our suitcases out of site. The outside bathroom was really lovely and uniquely designed. The view from...                   

5/5

Excellent

My fav and will come again for sure
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We stay there at the low season for few day, we miss our ship to Koh Kood at Trat in the midde of nowhere but the Shantaa is so friendly to help me get an hotel in trat ,is my safer!! The Hotel is...

4/5

Very Good

Great service in tropical grounds, shame about beach
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The hotel has very good rooms, restauration and grounds, however the beach is a little misleading and small right on the long concrret pier. You need to be aware of this to avoid mental disspointment...

5/5

Excellent

Shantaa going that extra mile
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We spent 8 nights on Shantaa in November, and found it to be a great choice. After reading all the reviews, I was unsure it could live up to its billing, but sometimes they do! Myself and wife had...    

5/5

Excellent

Shantaa-exceeded expectations!!
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A treat booked for our 30th wedding anniversary-9 nights at Shantaa. Fabulous. Its an oasis of calm and relaxation. We felt we belonged within 24hrs.Location-v attractive sloping gardens to the...

5/5

Excellent

Truly wonderful
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We chose Shantaa for relaxing part of our honeymoon and were so pleased we did. We booked the honeymoon package with an added 3 nights. We wanted for nothing - from our pick up in Bangkok to being...

5/5

Excellent

Please allow me to give Shantaa extra star
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Tripadvisor from times to times, I think your website should allow us the reviewers, to rate some of the exceptional resort an extra star period. This Shantaa Resort is way beyond believed. Actually,...

4/5

Very Good

Easy, accessible and relaxing
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We (two adults and a one year old) stayed at shantaa for 5 nights in November 2012, when the weather was great (mostly sunny except for sporadic rain patches in the evenings). We had originally only...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise
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Its difficult to describe how perfect this hotel is, its everything you need for a perfect vacation! The boutique resort is perfect in many ways and is by far the best place I have stayed in Thailand....

5/5

Excellent

Don't want to leave .....
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The ideal place to take a break from the bustling city life together with the family. It's a true hideaway with charming villas and a excellent restaurant. We enjoyed every minute we stayed here and...

5/5

Excellent

I have to echo all the good reviews on here
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stayed for 4 nights .. 2 nights in each room type and had a great time despite weather being a bit iffy due to us misrading the ferry times we had to leave 1 night earlier than planned but staff were...

5/5

Excellent

Best meal ever. Very helpful staff. Relaxing Resort.
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I have visited Thailand numerous times and eaten there thousands of times, but the meal I had the first night at Shantaa resort was the best. Of course, there is more to a meal than taste. So it must...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing!
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My wife and I just got back from a week at Shantaa in Koh Kood, and I'd have to say it was amazing. The reason we chose Shantaa is that we wanted to spend some time on a beautiful uncrowded beaches,...

5/5

Excellent

Really great food, service, place
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We had a truly wonderful time. I am hard to please (!) and I came away very happy. The service was attentive without being intrusive, the food was great and good value, the beach clean and the hotel...  

4/5

Very Good

out of the box experience!
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Shanntaa is the perfect holiday spot for all those wanting to get away from the hustle bustle of life. The accomodation was comfortable though the outdoor bathroom was a bit spooky!The staff were...

5/5

Excellent

Absolutely Perfect Stay
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A lovely place, on an idyllic island. The staff were thoughtful, helpful and very friendly, the villa was stunning with the best view in the world, and the food was delicious and great value. We...

5/5

Excellent

Enchanted by Shantaa
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Having come back from a trip through SE Asia incl. four different islands and still overwhelmed by the many impressions if someone asked me for the best beach/relaxation experience during the trip...

5/5

Excellent

I Found Paradise
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It has been five months since my husband and I stayed on Koh Kood and I am unable to stop day dreaming about our stay on the island and at Shantaa. We went to the island at the tail end of our trip...     

5/5

Excellent

Like nothing else
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We stayed at Shantaa last month and had a truly magical experience. So much so in fact after leaving we were only away for one day before heading back to the resort as nothing is the same after this....

4/5

Very Good

Lovely gem on an almost uninhabited island!
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We booked this resort after reading the reviews on trip advisor. We were not disappointed. We went there with young kids and extended family. It is a 3 1/2 hours drive from Pattaya to the boat pier...

5/5

Excellent

You would be crazy to stay anywhere else on Koh Kood
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This was my second time back to Koh Kood, and I did a lot of research on the resorts on the island. I chose Shantaa as it had such a high Trip Advisor rating, and sometimes things can not be a good as...

5/5

Excellent

A place to retreat, to get back in touch with what matters
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I desperately needed to get away to a remote and natural place while visiting Thailand, to rest and read and write and pray and walk on the beach...and to be comfortable while I was doing that. I...

5/5

Excellent

Just perfect.
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I booked this resort after reading these review and I was not dissapointed. It It is a beautiful peaceful hotel on a beautiful island which has so far escaped being taken over by the tourist...

5/5

Excellent

Thailand at its best!
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We spent 9 glorious nights at Shantaa and would thoroughly recommend it. From the moment we arrived at the private jetty we received first class, friendly service where nothing was too much trouble....    

5/5

Excellent

Relaxation in paradise
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Shantaa is exactly what is said in its website: a small resort with beautifully decorated huts in a extremely peaceful (still unspoiled by tourism) island. I don't fully understand some of the... 

5/5

Excellent

Paradise
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This was our second stay at Shantaa. Our first stay was a couple of years ago, and we have been dreaming of returning ever since. This time we brought my parents and my sister and her husband, and...

4/5

Very Good

Pure relaxing
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Me and my girlfriend stayed for 8 nights in Shantaa (Shantaa Villa) in March 2012. We wanted to book a Shantaa Sweet first, but they were all book out during the time we stayed. In the end, we did not...

5/5

Excellent

The perfect hideaway
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We visited Shantaa twice in the past few years. The fact that the island is mostly visited by Thai tourists and has not (yet) been turned into a prime Westerner tourist destination makes it a very...

5/5

Excellent

Shantaa - paradise
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We stayed at Shantaa last week for 2 nights and we were not disappointed. There were 3 adults and 1 toddler and we stayed in a family hut (2 queen beds and a baby cot). The hut was beautiful and very...

5/5

Excellent

Almost perfect....but...
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OK - so apart from the lovely rooms, the nice surroundings, the pleasant beach, the decent and fairly priced food, the free cycle hire, kayaks, snorkelling equipment, the staff who anticipate what you...

5/5

Excellent

I love this place
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OUr second time here and still just fantastic. It is an excellent place if you are seeking a peaceful, relaxing holiday. Shantaa does not have television in the rooms, so you are not disturbed by...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful Shantaa still going strong
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My second visit to Shantaa and nothing has changed, if so to the better. Always professional and a sense of details in all aspects. (Example: -clean, well maintained room and...

5/5

Excellent

A liitle bit of paradise
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A wonderful Island; a magic wonderful resort. This was our first visit to Koh Kood. It will certainly not be the last. Shantaa will certainly be our stay for many more times. The atmosphere, the...

4/5

Very Good

A beautiful welcome to Thailand
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We have been there for 7 days during them we visted the island. Every morning the rich breakfast was very good, and i can say the same for dinner. We have chosen a sweet room (nr.1) and it was...

5/5

Excellent

Up there with the best
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Wow, Shantaa has got it just right. This place really is the perfect place to unwind and get away from it all. Our villa was immaculate and beautifully & tastefully furnished with a stunning view for...    

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful spot, amazing staff
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Just got home after a week at Shantaa. We flew into Trad and easily got a speedboat to the Koh Kood pier, where we were met and taken to Shantaa and quickly checked in to our villa. The villas were...

5/5

Excellent

A little peace of heaven
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We stayed at Shantaa on Koh kood for a week and had a wonderful time. The bungalow, one of the sweets, was comfortable and very clean, the openair jungle bathroom cool, absence of the TV was relaxing...     

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful!
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Shantaa is fantastic. The rooms are clean, tastefully decorated and comfortable. The food is delicious and the staff is outstanding! The sunsets are priceless! You can take a kayak to discover...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing!!!
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Can only really agree with what all the previous reviews have stated. We went with high expectations due to all the positive comments and were not dissapainted. This is one of the rare places that...

5/5

Excellent

One of the nicest places we have ever stayed
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We have just returned from an unforgettable stay at Shantaa.We loved everything about this place.The family that has created this resort from nothing only 7 years ago deserve enormous credit for what...

5/5

Excellent

We'll be back!!
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We have just returned from our wedding on Koh Kood - our actual ceremony was nearby Shantaa at Soneva Kiri but majority of our wedding guests stayed at Shantaa. If you're looking for somewhere with...

5/5

Excellent

Shantaa means peacefulness
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We were in November for 6 days and it was an awesome experience. The Resort is perfect for relaxing, but also for people who look for more than that. The beach is small, but quiet and you have another...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful Shantaa....
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We wanted to relax, and Shantaa proved to be perfect for it :) We had just spent a few days on Koh Chang, where it is busier. We loved our 'Sweet' - very comfy & good-sized bed, great ceiling fan...      

5/5

Excellent

Best food and great service at this hideaway
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we simply loved the food, the chef is magnificent! the resort is small, beatiful and has great service. the island is quite remote and under developed - if this is what you are looking for then great!...

5/5

Excellent

Great place to stay
Date:
My wife and I stayed at Shantaa at the end of a two and a half week holiday to Singapore, Bangkok and Koh Chang. This part of the holiday was meant to be the relaxing part of the trip, it didn't...

5/5

Excellent

the perfect hidaway
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this is the perfect hidaway, just a small hotel run by two sisters, all the accomodation is in bungalows overlooking the sea, there are no local bars or resorts, this is 'get away from it all heaven',...   

5/5

Excellent

High-end finish with a personal characterful touch
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We loved our 3 days here staying in one of the Shantaa suites down by the private beach. They come with their own terraces, outdoor bathrooms and beautiful views over the sea. We had one small...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful island and fantastic resort!
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We stayed 4 nights at Shantaa resort in december 2010. The bungalows is very nice and clean and with a lovely view on the ocean. The staff on the resort is just perfect! The food on the resort is one...

5/5

Excellent

Relaxation at its best.
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Shantaa, true to is meaning, tranquility. We were there 3D2N and it was truely relaxing. The staffs were friendly and helpful. Although the beach was small but we had it to ourself. Shantaa only...          

5/5

Excellent

Great place to stay!
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We hadn't planned on staying at Shantaa, but after a poor experience at a much cheaper resort on Koh Kood we decided to move here. Not wanting to risk another bad experience we decided to go with...

5/5

Excellent

It Doesn't Get Much Better Than This!
Date:
I don't often give five

5/5

Excellent

Amazing food, beautiful location, fantastic service
Date:
We spent 10 days at Shantaa in April this year. We were looking for a desert island experience but without having to rough it. Shantaa was the perfect place - you can believe the reviews. It's so...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect honeymoon destination
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There are so many good things to say about Shantaa, it's difficult to know where to start! We had booked a transfer from our guest house in Bangkok, which was arranged by Shantaa and everything ran...

5/5

Excellent

A great experience...again
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We came back to this wonderful place because we liked it so much the first time. Always a bit risky to go back to the same place twice, but not here. Everything was like before. The place is so well...

5/5

Excellent

Not enough days
Date:
My partner and I stayed 7 days at Shantaa and thought that it would be enough. Well, it wasn't. As the days went along we realised that this is a place where you can stay on and on and on until you...

4/5

Very Good

Disconcertingly low key slice of paradise
Date:
We stayed at Shantaa on Koh Kood after Bann Makok.. initial reaction was it felt a bit resorty after Bann Makok (as my husband reminded me though, it was a resort). It was a bit of a grey day, and I...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect
Date:
After looking at Trip Advisor to select my hotels for my wife and I's most recent trip to Thailand, I can say that the biggest winner was Shantaa. Everything that they setup for us worked out amazing...     

5/5

Excellent

Paradise
Date:
Shantaa is the type of resort I am always looking for when traveling on vacation. The small amounts of bungalows together with attentive owners and staff gives the resort a familiar feeling. Shantaa...

5/5

Excellent

unique. perfect . as expected . beyond tourism . pure relax .
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Just got back from shantaa. perfect, quite and isolated. no noise at all. if you are looking for night life or standard assistance this is not your place. you become part of it and share it with the...

5/5

Excellent

It is better than the best review!
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This place is great. All has been said already, so I won't repeat it. It is better than the best of all the reviews on tripadvisor. Book!

5/5

Excellent

joyous luxury with great service
Date:
Koh Kood as an island is idyllic full of unspoiled forest and secluded beaches. Shantaa is the perfect escape resort for those looking for peace and quiet. The food is wonderful and varied - Ok there...

4/5

Very Good

Almost there but not quite
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We chose Shantaa based on Trip Advisor reviews. However, we wouldn't have said this was the no1 resort on the island, for a few reasons. Unfortunately it started early - we got to the resort, got...

5/5

Excellent

Have to agree with everyone, perfect place on an untouched paradi
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I hate to be cliched, but it really is amazing- like the other reviews say. My only regret is leaving to go to Koh Mak (we had a bad experience at the hotel, probably due to being so spoiled at...       

5/5

Excellent

Have to agree with everyone, perfect place on an untouched paradi
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I hate to be cliched, but it really is amazing- like the other reviews say. My only regret is leaving to go to Koh Mak (we had a bad experience at the hotel, probably due to being so spoiled at...       

5/5

Excellent

Shanta is fantastic - tranquil & romantic
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Our 6 night stay was wonderful. The place is very tranquil & romantic. We agree with all previous good feedback written about Shanta. The resort is quite isolated, but that's not a bad thing if you...

5/5

Excellent

One of my favorite beach hotels spots in the world
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I can't recommend this place enough after spending four nights there with my husband and mother. The hotel excels on all fronts--property, food, rooms, service, the Thai massages. So much time and...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent hotel on an unspoilt island
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We've just returned from a week at the Shantaa & would agree with most of what has been written previously. The Shantaa was one of the best resorts we have stayed at in SE Asia, excellent clean rooms,...

5/5

Excellent

bliss
Date:
if you have "done" phuket and phi phi etc, love the food, the people and the country but want somewhere a bit different then koh kood and shantaa are for you. i actually think it beats all the usual...

5/5

Excellent

Shantaa by far the best! Koh kood is an incredible gem
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Went to Shantaa in Dec for our honeymoon. Our room was beautiful, not right on the beach, but about 50m back with an amazing view through their beautiful garden down to the sea. The staff were...

5/5

Excellent

Book NOW
Date:
An absolutely fantastic place. The rooms have so much charm, the restaurant serves delicous food, the island is unspoilt by mass tourism, the staff is absolutely great. We have had four fantastic days...

5/5

Excellent

Simply the best
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This is quite simply one of the best places I have stayed in the Thai islands. It's not the cheapest, but the attention to detail and service was 2nd to none, and the setting magical. The 'sweets'...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect!
Date:
We stayed here for 5 days last January, for our honeymoon, and were not disappointed! We had an 8 hour drive down from Khon Kaen, then stayed overnight one of the bungalows by the pier. We were...

5/5

Excellent

Fab place for couples
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We spent 5 nights here and loved every minute. The whole experience was made super special by the exceptionally brilliant staff. The food was amazing and I can honestly say the best Thai food ever. ...

5/5

Excellent

You will never find better
Date:
I am bit a shamed that it has taken this long to write this review. We stayed at Shantaa in Novemebr 2009, and it was a great end to two months of travel through Europe and Asia. The rooms are...  

5/5

Excellent

The other reviews were right--Shantaa was paradise!
Date:
A good friend spent her honeymoon here, so when we were planning a month trip to Thailand, she told me that I absolutely had to stay at Shantaa...I'm so glad she did. I really can't write enough good...

5/5

Excellent

Shantaa Koh Kood - paradise!
Date:
My husband and I stayed at Shantaa for our honeymoon for about a week in late January 2010. Although it's been awhile since then, I feel I owe it to Shantaa to write a review, because it was that...     

5/5

Excellent

Absolute sabai
Date:
My husband and I stayed at Shantaa for 3 nights and we found this the most outstanding trip we had in years that we live in Thailand. We live in Bangkok and travel quite a lot around the country and...     

5/5

Excellent

My dream vacation!
Date:
I was wondering if the previous reviews were true, because everyone said such great things. Now that I have stayed at Shantaa myself, I want to let everyone know that these reviews are true! This is...

4/5

Very Good

Really great place
Date:
Stayed for 5 nights at this lovely resort perfect for a romantic relaxing time. Very well maintained rooms and grounds. We had a beautiful bungalow with a fantastic sunset view over the sea. The...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect place to get away...
Date:
I'll try not to repeat what the other reviewers had to say since I agree with most all of them. What I'll try to add are some things not mentioned or only briefly alluded to. 1. If you go to...

5/5

Excellent

Dreaming of Shantaa
Date:
I stayed at Shantaa for five nights over Christmas and would thoroughly recommend the hotel. Shantaa was everything we hoped it would be, the staff were lovely, very gentle and friendly. It’s ideal...

5/5

Excellent

Idyllic getaway
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I would like to agree with all the other reviews and say how lovely this place was. We stayed here for 5 nights (until Christmas day) this Dec. The location is amazing - all the villas face west...

4/5

Very Good

A lovely resort
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Shantaa is a charming and very well-maintained resort. The rooms are clean and tastefully decorated. We had a "shantaa sweet" room with a very lovely outside bathroom and a nice view on the sea....  

5/5

Excellent

AMAZING!!
Date:
Me and my wife stayed here for 4 nights in Dec. We had booked a 'Sweet' and was well worth the extra money (approx £20). Room overlooked the coconut trees and sea. We had a hot tub in the back and a...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic place for peace and relaxation
Date:
If you are after a quiet place with beautiful nature, stylish bungalows and a nice relaxing atmosphere, this is the place to go. The attention to detail in the design and layout of this small boutique...

5/5

Excellent

Is there a better word for Heaven?
Date:
I can not agree more with the last review. I have traveled all over the world for work and leisure as well and I have never experienced the kind of service, details and attention you get at Shantaa....     

5/5

Excellent

A romantic honeymoon that exceeded all expectations...
Date:
My husband and I will never forget our honeymoon at Shantaa. The grounds and views are gorgeous. Arriving there was like entering a dream. The staff are friendly locals and greeted us with a...    

5/5

Excellent

A gem on what is probably Thailand's last unspoilt island
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Kho Kood island is special. It's probably the last accessible unspoilt island in Thailand. The Shantaa is that rare gem: a simple, stylish, beautifully located, peaceful place. I've been travelling to...

5/5

Excellent

Shantaa is PARADISE
Date:
My boyfriend and I stayed at the Shantaa for four days and loved every minute of it. Koh Kood is a gorgeous island with hardly any tourists and long beautiful beaches. We spent some time in Koh...