The InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam lays claim to being the first luxury resort on the island of Koh Samui.

The other side of Koh Samui

If the hurly-burly of Koh Samui has turned you away from its tropical lure, try the other sleepier side of the island where peace and relaxation are easy to find.

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Mistura – part of the trendy Hotel Esencia – ticks all the boxes.

Six of the world's best beach clubs

From Fiji to Mexico, Thailand to Croatia, these al fresco seaside venues are the places to be.

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