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The Sarojin is in an ultra romantic setting and has all the bells and whistles to make it a honeymooner’s paradise. Secluded beach - tick; impeccable service - tick; bath rims big enough for a champagne glass - tick; and an ‘imagineer’... of course.
The 56 rooms at The Sarojin are arranged in a horseshoe, allowing for maximum privacy, further enhanced by the leafy gardens that surround them. Divided into three categories - the Garden Residences, Pool Residences and Suites - all of the rooms are adorned with hand carved furniture and crisp white linens, with thai silk cushions adding an authentic touch. As the names suggest, the garden and pool residences either have a garden or pool, but the real surprise is the Suites, which have a vast terrace and sunken onyx pool. Each room also has an open air bathroom with oversized bath (big enough for two), as well as a deli-bar stocked up with goodies.
Ficus restaurant is at the heart of the hotel, being the go-to place for breakfast before turning into a more intimate affair for supper. Open sided to keep the air a flowing, food is a combination of Italian and Thai, and is delicious. Edge, a wooden pavilion next to the beach, is more informal and serves both international and local Thai cuisine, such as fresh fish, curries and noodles.
Just an hour from the Similan Islands - one of the world's top ten dive sites - The Sarojin is fantastically placed for divers, both budding and the more experienced. The Sarojin's boat 'Lady Sarojin' does day trips to the islands. Other activities include windsurfing, hiking through Khao Sok National Park, white water rafting, and deep sea fishing, to name just a few.
At the hotel itself, there is an infinity pool, spa, gym, and - perhaps most importantly - over six miles of pristine private beach.
Why we love it
The Imagineer tailor makes activities 'just for two'. Although there will be sunsets and champagne a plenty, he also leaves room for the likes of diving and jungle rapids on a raft made from bamboo. An ex Moulin Rouge dancer, he certainly has a few tricks up his sleeve.
Katie, Original Traveller