Centara Chaan Talay Resort & Villas

This exotic beachfront resort with villas overlooks the Gulf of Thailand.

The airy, relaxed suites offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minibars, and tea and coffeemakers. They also have living rooms and furnished balconies, while family suites sleep up to 4. Some upgraded suites include whirlpool tubs, and villas feature beach access and ocean views. Room service is available.

Freebies include parking, and breakfast served in an Asian fusion restaurant on the beach. Amenities include an exotic spa, a children’s pool and a beachside infinity pool with a poolside bar. Guided tours are available.