In ancient times, the Thai nobility built temples and protective walls of deep red earthen bricks; the rich color still penetrating centuries later. Entering the Anantara resort presents the guest with a similar sensation of walking into a peaceful and protected enclave. We immediately felt at home.
Our residency came as a welcome follow-up to our stint scuba diving in the Similan Islands to the north.
Villa 40 became our refuge and the resort our landscape which Angie and I immediately began recording in pixels and paint.
surrounding ponds and waterways, the property envelopes visitors and the outside world disappears.Pool and pond side restaurants as well as the Tree House Bar offered us panoramic views to indulge in.
A day of painting and photographing complete, we only needed to choose where to eat.
contemporary sanctuary beside the sea which we found so incredibly hard to leave.