If you are looking for the perfect hideaway in Thailand, come to Koh Samui and try our boutique family resort. We offer 7 self- contained cottages for short term rental all fitted to European standards. Perfect for families or a group of friends holidaying together.

We are located on the north coast of Samui, between Maenam and Bang Por. The peaceful village of Ban Tai is a well-kept secret, with its local shops and a quiet, serene beach just a short walk away.

Come and join us for your next holiday in a relaxed family atmosphere.

Common areas and gardens

Set among 2 acres of spectacular gardens, each cottage is situated to maximize your privacy and comfort. The resort enjoys a 5m x 11m swimming pool set in beautiful gardens filled with rare and unusual plants and the sounds of tropical birdsong.



  • 7 self- contained cottages

  • 5m x 11m shared swimming pool

  • Covered pool sala with a cozy corner with mattresses and pillows

  • Sun loungers

  • BBQ & Bonfire

  • 2 acres of tranquility and silence

  • Own harvest of garden fruits (complimentary, variety depending on the season)

  • Private entrance

  • Free parking


  • Families & friends

  • Groups welcomed

  • Suitable for elders

  • Smoking outside only

  • Long term rental allowed

  • Pets – upon request

Locality & Neighbours

  • Beachside area (no main road crossing)

  • Ban Tai area, Maenam

  • Ban Tai beach – 10 minutes walk / 3-4 minutes drive

  • 25 minutes from the airport

  • 15 minutes from Nathon town

  • 15 minutes from Fishermans Village

  • Restaurants and bars a walk away along the Ban Tai beach and road

  • Convenience stores, farmer fruit & vegetable shops; gas station, huge hardware store - within a radius of two km

  • Car / motorbike hire

  • Taxi services

Services, included in the price

  • Scheduled cleaning, linen and towel change provided every 4-5 days

Services available on demand, fee applicable

  • Private laundry


  • WiFi all around resort

  • Ethernet wall jack in B1, B2, B3 (ability to install your own router* or connect your laptop/computer via LAN cable)

Bathrooms & Bedrooms

  • AC and ceiling fan in every bedroom

  • Kingsize & queen beds

  • Hairdryer

  • Extra pillows, blankets and towels in stock

  • Personal hygiene products (soap, toilet paper) are provided once upon check-in

For Children

  • Baby cot

  • Highchair

  • Extra bed


  • Tableware

  • Microwave

  • Kettle

  • Small fridge

One Bedroom:

  • Tableware

  • Microwave

  • Kettle

  • Large fridge in A2 and B2 / Small fridge in B1

Two Bedroom: Western Kitchen

  • Microwave

  • Kettle

  • Crockery

  • Pots, pans and utensil

  • Oven

  • Large fridge

*Portable gas stove as well as little variety of stock utensils available, please ask if upon check-in you didn't find something you need.

House Rules

Ban Tai River Gardens is a Family resort. We ask all of our guests to respect each others privacy and to refrain from unnecessary disturbances, visual and noise pollution. Any complaints will be taken seriously and management reserves the right to ask a guest to leave the property if behaviour is unacceptable. In such instances, the security deposit is non-refundable.

Infobook Preview

A printed infobook you’ll find in every cottage.

Nostalgia Corner

Special for our guests who love to stay with us

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