In an exclusive interview with Holiday Home Times, Frank De Witte, Director of Sales and Marketing, Infinity Residences and Resort Koh Samui (IRRKS) tells us what makes the property the most sought-after amongst high-end vacationers.
Please tell us something about Infinity Residences and Resort Koh Samui.
Frank De Witte: Infinity Residences and Resort Koh Samui is redefining global standards for vacationing in an exclusive luxury resort embedded in a high-end holiday destination. Infinity Residences and Resort Koh Samui is trendsetting in its style combining outstanding service culture, unique dining concepts, ultimate spa pampering and breathtaking views. Guaranteeing the utmost level of privacy and security, the property is conceived as an enclosed and private domain with permanent surveillance.
Infinity Residences and Resort Koh Samui is committed to ensuring that all our guests feel cared for at all times and we take great pride in providing exclusive properties with luxury and contemporary finishing. The General Manager has worked in the best resorts worldwide and knows what it takes to bring unique luxury to make your stay one to remember forever. The Director of Sales and Marketing is available to answer all your questions, make reservations, and provide assistance across a broad range of topics and concerns by email or phone prior to your arrival.
There are 65 pool residences with 1, 2, 3 or 4 bedrooms and bathrooms offering dazzling sea and jungle views. Every residence has a fully-equipped contemporary open kitchen of excellence next to the dining area, a luxury living room with design furniture and contemporary art, luxury bedrooms and bathrooms with king size beds, a private terrace and pool…
Book Infinity Residences and Resort for a romantic hideaway, a honeymoon, a wedding, a family vacation, a friend vacation, a golf holiday, a business gathering, a meeting, a holiday get-together or a single retreat: Infinity Residences and Resort Koh Samui is perfect for those who want security, luxury and privacy with surreal views.
With easy access to the beach, dining, shopping and night life, these luxury contemporary private apartments, villas and penthouses will turn your stay into a tropical delight.
Experience the difference!
Please tell our readers something about the location of Infinity Residences and Resort Koh Samui.
Frank De Witte: Infinity Residences and Resort Koh Samui has a spectacular location on a magnificent hillside bordered by lush tropic jungle vegetation, overlooking the stunning bay of Bang Po and nearby island of Koh Phangan. On clear days you see the world-renowned diving island of Koh Tao and you can enjoy stunning sunsets turning the sky into pink, red and orange fire balls.
Located in the area of Mae Nam/Bang Po which is considered the high-end living area of Koh Samui, Infinity Residences and Resort Koh Samui is well away from the crowds ensuring the existing harmony between human and nature. Infinity residences and resort Koh Samui is a true oasis of contemporary architecture and natural beauty: white design in green nature surrounded by blue oceans and skies.
Koh Samui airport is only 20 km from Infinity Residences and Resort and a mere one hour flight South of Bangkok or East of Phuket. There are daily flights to Singapore, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur.
When was the project completed?
Frank De Witte: The project was completed this year.
What are the facilities/amenities a vacationer can look forward to at IRRKS?
Frank De Witte: The facilities in the residence include:
- Breathtaking sea and jungle views from all residences, bedrooms and bathrooms
- Award-winning architecture and design
- Private terrace with outdoor dining facilities and sun-loungers
- Fully equipped modern, contemporary open kitchen with fridge, freezer, oven, induction stove, dishwasher, wine fridge and coffee machine
- State-of-the- art cooking and dining facilities
- Spacious living room and dining room
- Built-in air conditioning and decorative ceiling fans
- Flat screens in all bedrooms and living rooms
- Satellite TV programming
- DVD and CD player
- IPod-docking stations
- Free Wi-Fi internet access in all residences and throughout the resort
- Every bedroom has king size beds
- Every bathroom has:
- A separate bath and shower
- Hair dryer and make-up mirror
- Bathroom amenities
- Modern lighting
- Design furniture
- The resort also provides services like:
- 24 hr security
- 24 hr reception
- Reception lounge
- Concierge service
- Airport transfers
- Complimentary transfers to the beach down the hill
- Daily housekeeping service
- Laundry service on request
- 24hr buggy service within resort area
- Restaurant and bar
- Sun loungers with poolside service
Two public infinity pools with breathtaking views of the bay and surrounding tropical forests are located along the main restaurant and pool bar with lounging facilities:
(i) 15 X 12 good for laps
(ii) 15 X 10 good for wading
All residences have their own private pool or tub as part of the apartment, villa or penthouse. Some units have to share a long private lap pool per 2 units.
- Tour bookings
- Activity bookings
- Car rental bookings
- Library of DVDs & CDs
- Complimentary car service to the beach
- A tailor is available and guests may choose from a large selection of fabric. Fittings can be arranged in the privacy of the residence so you don’t have to go visit the tailor several times. He comes to visit you.
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free bottled water
- Free welcome drink and chilled towel on arrival
- Free tropical fruit and cookies in the residence upon check-in
- Free fresh flowers in the residence upon check-in
- Free DAILY refill of mini bar with soft drinks, beer, 1 bottle of red wine and 1 bottle of white wine.
- Last but not least: the construction of a new Infinity beach club which is part of the resort is scheduled to open in 2012.
Fitness/Gym: The gym is perched high on the hillside amidst the resort with floor to ceiling glass walls offering spectacular views of the gulf of Thailand. The state-of-the-art equipment ranges from free weights to a variety of exercise machines and a power plate which vibrates at high speeds, encouraging muscles to contract in multiple directions.
The Gym will be open from April 1, 2012 onwards.
Spa: Experience the scent of calmness—which is exactly what you will get from the time you arrive until the time you leave.
The Infinity Spa caters for all tastes in two sea-view rooms. We offer single or couple treatments. Order your male or female therapist in advance and let yourself be taken away into infinity.
At Infinity Residences and Resort Koh Samui we also take pampering to new levels of indulgence with luxurious treatments provided in the privacy of your own residence. Simply call reception and a virtual day spa service with one of our fully trained hand-selected aestheticians will be at your door within two hours.
Customize your experience and enjoy a private tea service afterwards or a soothing soak. Our in-residence services will always be available while our Spa must be booked following availability.
- Infinity Spa for body and soul
- Infinity swimming pools
- Infinity Gym
- Cooking classes
- Wine tastings
- Scuba diving
- Mountain biking
- Day trips
- Water skiing
- Jet skiing
- Kite surfing
- Wind surfing
- Elephant trekking
- Driving all terrain vehicles in the jungle
- Canopy adventures
- Thai boxing
- Detox programs on request
According to you, what kinds of guests are suitable for IRRKS?
Frank De Witte: Anyone looking for a romantic hideaway, a honeymoon, a wedding, a family vacation, a friend vacation, a golf holiday, a business gathering, a meeting, a holiday get-together or a single retreat is suitable to be a guest in Infinity residences and resort Koh Samui.
What makes your villa special for vacationers?
Frank De Witte: Infinity Residences and Resort Koh Samui is one of the most revolutionary destinations in the world combining breathtaking beauty of unspoilt nature with a sophisticated contemporary design. Set to open in November 2011, Infinity Residences and Resort Koh Samui is the first property of a new brand to come. Its magnificent position over the sea is the perfect introduction.
Vacationers can enjoy one of the 65 luxury residences with overwhelming sea views. These residences represent a contemporary interpretation of modern and tropical living. During construction, Infinity Residences and Resort Koh Samui became the winner of many renowned property awards.
All residences have private entrances from our tranquil gardens and are connected by walkways which are easily accessible with buggies. All residences feature one or more outdoor terraces with sun decks, dining table and a unique blue water element like pool, hot tub or jacuzzi.
If you have never stayed with us before please try to forget every hotel, resort or villa you ever tried as Infinity Residences and Resort Koh Samui is a new lifestyle destination offering a total new experience.
How do you manage the bookings? Do you have an online reservation system?
Frank De Witte: Yes, an online reservation system will be on our new website www.infinityresidencesresorts.com to manage our bookings from November 1, 2011 onwards.
Are there still villas for sale in IRRKS?
Frank De Witte: Yes, for more information please have a look at following website: www.infinitysamui.com
For a person wanting to buy a villa in IRRKS, what can she/ he expect in terms of facilities?
Frank De Witte: The facilities are state-of-the-art and include fitness, gym, spa, squash, restaurant, pool bar, beach club, etc.
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