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Six Senses Yao Noi, Koh Yao Noi

Summary

This hideaway is located halfway between Phuket and Krabi and overlooks Thailand's iconic Phang Nga Bay with its dramatic limestone outcrops. The resort is hidden from view by luxurious tropical landscaping, and yet it offers guests magnificent views across the bay from its 54 Pool Villas, as well as from its Hilltop Reserve and from The Retreat. Many of the villas have their own private spa suites, steam rooms and gym area, while the Hilltop Reserve has it all plus a crescent-shaped infinity pool.

Highlights

  • Access to some of the world's best scuba diving and snorkelling sites around Koh Phi Phi, Krabi and Phang Nga
  • Butler service
  • Easy access to its own private beach
  • The Hilltop Reserve is now open to all guests and boasts an infinity pool and a two-storey slide

Location

Thailand's Smaller Islands, Thailand

Best time to go

The dry season is from November to April and the monsoon season is from May to October.

Our thoughts

The resort offers barefoot luxury villa style accommodation overlooking Phang Nga Bay and is nestled in 24 acres of lush vegetation and tropical landscaping. The Six Senses Spa on site is also pure heaven.


  • Wine cellar
  • Infinity pool
  • Six Senses Spa
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis court
  • Bicycle rental
  • Film library
  • iPod and music library

The Living Room - Situated close to the beach and available for all day dining, the al fresco Living Room is a delight. Offering enticing buffets at breakfast and special dinners can include a deli and patisserie.

The Dining Room & Chef's Table - This is the main dining area for any evening, and includes its own Chef's Table above for something extra special. There is also cooking classes and wine evening to add to a list of extensive activities.

The Hilltop Reserve - The Hilltop Reserve is Six Senses Yao Noi's most exclusive dining venue. It's open for lunch and dinner and offers spectacular views out to Phang Nga Bay. It's Thai dining at its very best.

The Den - A relaxing area where you can enjoy light Asian and Western tapas, as well as a special selection of cocktails and beverages.

The Main House - The hub of Six Sense Yao Noi, you can experience tranquillity while you relax at two of the sunken bars and a selection of intimate seating areas spread across two levels.

In Villa Dining - With a dining area on your private deck, this private dining option offers secluded and romantic experiences.

Hideaway Pool Villa - Stunning views out over the plantation and with an infinity-edged pool as well as a double Spa sala on the pool deck for any extra treatments you wish to indulge in. The bathroom features an outside shower and the terrace area has sun loungers and an outside dining area. There is also a living room and separate bedroom.

Ocean Pool Villa - The Ocean Pool Villa offers very generous space with wonderful views out towards Phang Nga Bay. Infinity-edged pool rests on the deck with two additional sala's for extra treatments. You have sun loungers and space for outside dining as well as a separate bedroom, sitting room and a bathroom with outside shower.

Ocean Deluxe Pool Villa - The Ocean Deluxe Pool Villa is on a split-level with the entrance at the top and leads you out onto deck area and sitting room. The stairs leading down to the lower level is where you'll find the bathroom with dressing area and an outside shower. It then leads out to the master bedroom, terrace with loungers and a dining area; this is also where you'll find the infinity-edged pool.

Ocean Panorama Pool Villa - Uninterrupted panoramic ocean views from your private pool is what dreams are made of. There is a separate bedroom, bathroom with outside shower and sitting room.

Beachfront Pool Villa - You have you own staircase leading directly onto the beach and stunning views of the Phang Bay. It has the same facilities of all the other villas (separate bedroom, bathroom with outdoor shower and sitting room), but perfectly combines pool and beach in one.

Beachfront Pool Villa Suite - like the Ocean Deluxe Pool Villa, the Beachfront Suite is split over two levels. The entrance is on the top level, which opens onto a decked area and bedroom with a spacious open plan bathroom and shower. Stairs take you down to an air conditioned sitting room, en-suite bathroom and swimming pool.

  • Water sports
  • Nature trail through a protected and rejuvenated mangrove forest
  • Thai Boxing
  • Six Senses Spa
  • The Hilltop Reserve
  • Rock climbing
  • Elephant trekking

Children are welcome and we recommend a Beach Villa for families with its direct beach access.


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