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FESTIVE SEASON - Anantara.com
FESTIVE SEASON - Anantara.com

Welcome			                          4

Calendar of Events		                7

Culinary Delights		                 8

Anantara Experiences              9-11

Festive Activities		             12-13

Kids’ Activities		               14-15

Church Services		                  16

Christmas Festivities            18-21

End of December		                  23

New Year’s Eve		                   24

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                           Relax, indulge and sparkle this festive season
                              at Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort

        As another amazing year nears its end and a new year is peeking around
        the corner, the team can’t wait to welcome returning and new guests to
        our tropical island hideaway with a promise of twinkling lights, glitter and
        a festive calendar packed with something for everyone.

        Whether you stay with us for a week or longer, Anantara Bophut is going to
        great lengths to offer something special for a magical festive celebration.
        Our skilled Discovery team will be happy to guide you through all the options
        and make the necessary arrangements for you, however you choose to
        celebrate with us.

        On behalf of the entire team at Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort, we wish
        you happy holidays and look forward to creating a unique and memorable
        festive season for you.

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                                 20 November - 18 December 2022      25 December 2022
                                 FIFA World Cup 2022                 Christmas Dinner in the Garden

                                 8, 15 & 22 December 2022            27 December 2022
                                 Southern Thai Culinary Journey      Ribs, Rum and Reggae

                                 10 & 17 December 2022               29 December 2022
                                 Fisherman’s Beach Barbecue          Southern Thai Culinary Journey

                                 13 December 2022                    28 December 2022 - 1 January 2023
                                 Ribs, Rum and Reggae                Jazzy Breakfast

                                 18 December 2022                    31 December 2022
                                 Taste of Siam                       White Beach Party

                                 20 December 2022                    Every Monday
                                 Christmas Tree Lighting             Movie Night
                                 Ribs, Rum and Reggae

                                 24 December 2022
                                 Guiltiest Christmas
                                 Christmas Eve Dinner on the Beach

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CULINARY DELIGHTS                                                                                          ANANTARA EXPERIENCES
                                                                                                                             SPICE SPOONS
                                                                                                                             A rich immersion in Thailand’s world-famous
                                                                                                                             cuisine. Tour our herb garden with a master chef,
                                                                                                                             before cooking your favourite recipes. Savour
                                                                                                                             your creations in the tropical courtyard. Enrich
                                                                                                                             the experience with a local market tour, fruit and
                                                                                                                             vegetable carving class. Then use impressive new
                                                                                                                             skills to entertain family and friends back home.

    GUILTY SAMUI                   A.SHORE BEACH BAR             THIN TAI                                                    DINING BY DESIGN
    Lunch 12.00 noon - 4.00 pm     10.00 am - 11.00 pm           Breakfast: Daily, 6.30 - 10.30 am
                                                                                                                             Romance awaits. Indulge in the ultimate private
                                                                 Dinner, a la carte: Daily, 6.00 - 10.00 pm,                 dining journey. Choose your backdrop – a dinner
    Dinner 6.00 - 11.00 pm
                                                                 except Tuesday and Saturday                                 in the gardens, the sala at the spa or a setting on
                                                                 Dinner, buffet: Taste of Siam                               the beach. Your personal chef creates the cuisine
    Venture out on a               A.Shore puts a modern         every Sunday, 6.00 - 10.00 pm.                              your heart desires, in a menu selected from gourmet
    gastronomic journey            spin on the traditional                                                                   specialties, with a butler tending to every need.
    around Latin America, from     desert island beach shack,    The Essence of Southern
    tantalizing Peruvian plates    with its whitewashed          Thailand
    with Nikkei influences, to     deck adorned with rustic                                                                  MUAY THAI WITH KHUN CHAI
    spicy tacos and cocktails      furnishings including the     Be treated to course after
                                                                 course of creatures pulled fresh                            Join our resident Martial Arts Guru Khun Chai for
    inspired by the continent.     hull of a once-hardworking                                                                a private Thai kickboxing lesson. Learn the ba-
    Every day is a new             fishing boat transformed      from the local waters and other
                                                                                                                             sics of Thailand’s national sport using your fists,
    adventure!                     into a comfy private booth.   Thai delights cooked with native
                                                                                                                             shins, knees and elbows. A private session is
                                   Matching the décor,           spices and herbs. Pick your                                 THB 2,000 net per person. To book your lesson,
                                   the menu is stylish yet       setting: the stylish dining room                            please contact our Discovery Host.
                                   informal, starting simple     or the atmosphere of the garden
                                   Mediterranean fare with       veranda.
                                   Asian influences.

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ANANTARA SPA                                             Contrast Bath and Steam Therapy
                                                                                           Restore focus and get an energy boost
                                  A haven within a sanctuary, Anantara Spa is
                                  your tranquil retreat for wellness and relaxation,       Improve sleep, reduce stress and soften anxiety
                                  so step inside and spoil yourself or your loved          with a guided meditation coupled with a cold-water
                                  one this holiday season with a little festive            breathing session. Find relief for sore muscles in an
                                  indulgence. Indulge in a carefully designed              aromatic steam room and follow up with a traditional
                                                                                           massage using heated poultices filled with medicinal
                                  experience to leave you totally refreshed and
                                  relaxed and glowing.
                                                                                           Breathing exercise including meditation and
                                  Down Nature’s Path                                       ice bath therapy (60 minutes)
                                  Heal in nature with naturopathy                          Herbal steam (30 minutes)
                                                                                           Thai herbal compress massage (90 minutes)
                                  Step into the New Year with a complete physical and
                                  emotional reboot. Learn new mindfulness techniques       Anantara Spa | 7.30 am – 10.00 pm
                                  during a grounding beach session and walking             Duration: 3 hours
                                  meditation, breathe in the scented air of the spa
                                  garden, hug a tree to feel revitalised, then seal in     THB 10,000++ per couple
                                  the feeling of deep relaxation with a head and foot      THB 6,000++ per person as part of a group
                                  massage.                                                 (four guests maximum)

                                  • Ground and sound healing on the beach                  *One-day advance booking is required
                                    (30 minutes)
                                  • Walking meditation and tree-hugging (30 minutes)       Cannabis Stress-Release Journey
                                  • Scalp and foot massage (60 minutes)                    (90 minutes)

                                  Anantara Spa | 7.30 am – 10.00 pm                        For those suffering from office syndrome or back and
                                                                                           neck pain discover the healing powers of cannabis
                                  THB 4,500++ per person                                   in essential oil and herbal form. A full-body massage
                                  THB 7,500++ per couple                                   induces deep relaxation, increasing blood flow
                                  THB 3,500++ per person as part of a group                and detoxification. A warm herbal compress then
                                  (four guests maximum)                                    releases any build-ups of tension along the spine.

                                  *One-day advance booking is required                     THB 3,500++

                                  Spa Hamper
                                  • Body Essentials Spa Hamper (Anantara shower gel, body lotion) THB 1,300 net
                                  • Tropical Cure Spa Hamper (virgin coconut oil, coconut body lotion, aloe gel) THB 700 net

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                                                                                                                  Every Saturday (Starting from 10 December 2022)
                                                                                                                  Experience the best of the ocean’s crop soundtracked with a live
                                                                                                                  performance from our resident musicians.

Join us for a holiday season filled with joy and laughter and light up your Christmas and New Year.               Resort Beach | 6.30 - 10.00 pm | THB 1,850++ per person

                                                                                                                  TASTE OF SIAM
                                                                                                                  Every Sunday (Starting from 18 December 2022)
                                      FIFA Fever
                                                                                                                  Celebrate seasonal ingredients and flavours of Southern Thailand with
                                      20 November - 18 December 2022                                              local produce spun into delicious dishes. Explore a vast buffet to dine
                                                                                                                  on seafood served sizzling from the grill, meats that fall off the bone,
                                      Watch all the key matches of the World Cup 2022 on the big screen
                                                                                                                  zesty salads and moreish Thai desserts.
                                      while enjoying special deals on your favourite beverages and tucking
                                      into delicious country-themed bar snacks with fellow fans.                  Thin Thai | 6.30 - 10.00 pm
                                                                                                                  THB 2,500++ per person (food only)
                                      Eclipse | 4:00 pm to 2:00 am                                                THB 600++ per child (food only)

                                      RIBS, RUM AND REGGAE                                                        MOVIE NIGHT
                                      Every Tuesday (Starting from 13 December 2022)                              Every Monday

                                      Succulent pork ribs from our masters of the grill, rum-based cocktails to   Garden | 6.30 - 8.00 pm
                                      spice things up, live Jamaican music from a reggae band, and fire
                                      shows.                                                                      Christmas Tree Lighting
                                      Resort Beach | 6.30 pm - 10.00 pm | THB 1,650++ per person                  20 December 2022

                                                                                                                  Enjoy the cherished festive tradition by the lilypond where our
                                      SOUTHERN THAI CULINARY JOURNEY                                              magnificent Christmas tree will be awaiting its moment in the spotlight
                                      Every Thursday (Starting from 8 December 2022)                              while guests sip festive beverages and nibble on canapes. After
                                                                                                                  a concert of Christmas carols performed by local children, we will
                                      Enjoy fine culinary craftsmanship surrounded by soaring tropical trees in   continue the festivities on the beach.
                                      our scented spa garden with a six-course menu featuring exquisite Thai
                                      flavours.                                                                   Lilypond | 6:00 pm onwards       | Complimentary for hotel guests
                                      The Spa Garden | One seating at 7.30 pm
                                      THB 2,500++ per person

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KIDS’ ACTIVITIES                                        From 20 December 2022 to 1 January 2023

CHRISTMAS CHEER                                           Face Painting        24 Dec 2022 | 6.00 - 10.00 pm    Nature Scavenger Hunt              30 Dec 2022 |       NEW YEAR’S EVE FUN
                                                                                                                4.00 - 5.00 pm
                                                          Have your face painted, get crafty and play party
Countdown           20-25 Dec 2022 | 11.00 - 11.30 am     games.                                                Go for a nature walk to look for curious objects and   Bonfire Time       31 Dec 2022 from 8.00 pm
Pick up a kindness mission, complete your                                                                                                                              Roast S’mores, make crafts and decorate a lantern to
assignment and get special treats.                        Gingerbread House Decorations                         Santa’s Visit      25 Dec 2022
                                                                                                                                                                       release into the sea.
                                                          23 Dec 2022 | 2.00 - 3.00 pm | THB 500
Beach Games             23 Dec 2022 | 4.00 - 5.00 pm      Don’t miss our special pastry workshop!
                                                                                                                Santa is coming with presents for all the good boys    Kids’ Wellness         24, 25, 31 Dec 2022 &
                                                                                                                and girls!                                             1 Jan 2023 | Start from THB 500
Make new friends playing capture the flag,
red light green light, pin the nose, and other games.     Movies under the Stars             Every Monday
                                                                                                                Lemonade Making             27 Dec 2022 |
                                                                                                                                                                       Choose from Kids’ Yoga, Kids’ Thai Boxing
                                                                                                                                                                       and Kids’ Tai Chi.
                                                          Join us for a movie night in our beautiful garden.    3.00 - 4.00 pm | THB 500
Festive Crafts       24, 25, 31 Dec 2022 &
1 January 2023 | 9.00 am - 12.00 noon                                                                           Squeeze some lemons, grab a sandwich and go for a
and 1.00 - 4.00 pm                                        Christmas Day Breakfast               25 Dec 2022 |   picnic.
                                                          8.00 - 10.30 am
Get creative with Christmas card writing,
Santa-decorating and making ornaments.                    Wake up bright and early and hop straight into        Lobby Storytime          21 & 28 Dec 2022 |
                                                          breakfast.                                            8.00 - 9.00 pm

Treasure Hunt          25 Dec 2022 | 3.00 - 4.00 pm                                                             Wear your cosiest PJs and enjoy milk, cookies and
                                                          DIY Caramel Apples             22 Dec 2022 |          goodies.
Follow the clues to look for Christmas treats around      2.00 - 3.00 pm | THB 300
the resort.
                                                          Make your own caramel apple with toppings.

Cookie Decorating              25 Dec 2022 |
6.00 - 10.00 pm                                           DIY Christmas Lantern            24 Dec 2022 |
                                                          9.00 am - 12.00 noon, 1.00 - 4.00 pm | THB 300
Make a Christmas memory by joining us at the Kids’
corner during the Christmas Day dinner.                   Light up the Christmas spirit by making a lantern.

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                             Koh Samui International Church - Friend of God
                                          25 December 2022
                                         10.00 am – 11.00 am

                                   Stream of Life Koh Samui Church
                                          25 December 2022
                                         10.00 am – 12.00 pm

                                         Samui Mercy Church
                                          25 December 2022
                                          10.00 am – 1.00 pm

                                    Mary Help of Christians Church
                                          25 December 2022
                                       Thai 8.30 am – 10.30 am
                                     English: 10.30 am – 12.30 pm

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                                                                                               24 December 2022
24 December 2022
                                                                                               Christmas Eve Dinner on the Beach
Guiltiest Christmas
                                                                                               Spark a new tradition with our island-style celebration on the beach. A buffet feast
For a fun Christmas dining experience complete with a live band and Christmas choir, join us
                                                                                               combining an array of local flavours and Christmas classics will be served to a soundtrack
at our new venue Guilty where chefs have crafted an exquisite five-course degustation menu
                                                                                               of crashing waves and live music from a three-piece band. Christmas carols, gingerbread
guaranteed to send you into pure gastronomic bliss; with Santa making an appearance for
                                                                                               cookie decorating, face painting, and Santa’s surprise visit will make the experience feel all
gift-giving and picture-taking.
                                                                                               the more magical for the little ones.
Venue: Guilty | Time: from 6:00 pm
                                                                                               Venue: Resort beach | Time: 6:00 pm till 10:00 pm
Price: THB 2,850++ per person
                                                                                               Price: THB 2,450++ per person with unlimited non-alcoholic drinks
                                                                                                      THB 3,450++ with unlimited beers, wines, cocktails, spirits (3 hours)
                                                                                                      THB 1,000++ per child (5 to 11 years old) with unlimited drinks and a Christmas gift.

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25 December 2022
                                  Christmas Dinner in the Garden

                                  Socialise over warming tipples, Christmas carols and
                                  live band music in our picturesque lilypond garden.
                                  Soak up the Yuletide festivities with a bountiful
                                  Christmas dinner buffet and a selection of international
                                  flavours, while the youngest guests indulge in special
                                  treats and games at the kids’ corner, with Santa
                                  making a surprise appearance to give gifts and pose
                                  for pictures.

                                  Venue: Lilypond garden
                                  Time:  6:00 pm till 10:00 pm
                                  Price: THB 2,250++ per person
                                         with unlimited non-alcoholic drinks
                                         THB 3,250++ with unlimited beers, wines,
                                         cocktails, spirits (3 hours)
                                         THB 800++ per child
                                         (5 to 11 years old) with unlimited
                                         non-alcoholic drinks
                                         and a Christmas gift.

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                                  28 December 2022 - 1 January 2023
                                  Jazzy Breakfast

                                  Start the day slow and easy with a relaxed breakfast that will run till lunchtime. Smooth live
                                  jazz performed by a three-piece band and spectacular setting will set the tone for the rest of
                                  the day.

                                  Venue: Thin Tai | Time: 6:30 am - 10.30 am (until 12.00 pm only on 1 January 2023)
                                  Price: Free for hotel guests

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 31 December 2022
 White Beach Party

 Embrace glitz and glamour on the New Year’s Eve as we set the stage for a white-themed New
 Year’s Eve featuring a live band, DJs, mesmerising fire spinners and dancers. On the menu are
 all your buffet favourites ranging from premium seafood to carving stations plus a selection of
 tempting beverages. Dance the night away without a care in the world as the youngsters are
 having the time of their life with new friends in the kids’ corner.

 Dress code: White
 Venue: Resort beach and pool
 Time:    Cocktails and canapes from 7:00 pm at lilypond garden;
          Beach dinner from 8:00 pm
 Price:   THB 5,500++ per adult with unlimited food and non-alcoholic beverages.
          THB 2,500++ per child (5 to 11 years old) with unlimited food and
          non-alcoholic beverages

 THB 3,500++ for unlimited alcohol from 7:00 pm to 1:00 am (beer, cocktails, wine, spirits);
 THB 4,500++ for unlimited alcohol and Champagne from 7:00 pm to 1:00 am.

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99/9 Bophut Bay Samui Island, Surat Thani 84320
Call +66 (0) 7742 8300-9 E bophutsamui@anantara.com
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