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KOH SAMUI SANDBOX TRAVEL INFORMATION

Koh Samui Thailand is open for quarantine-free international travel, with onward travel to neighbouring island Koh Phangan allowed after 1 day. Travel under the Samui Sandbox programme is permitted for:
  • Fully vaccinated adults from low- and medium-risk countries
  • Children travelling with vaccinated parents

Travellers will be permitted to travel to other areas of Thailand after 7 days if they test negative for COVID-19 throughout their stay. 

If you are travelling from any of the following countries you are not required to enter under the Sandbox programme and can travel freely anywhere in Thailand from the day of your arrival:
 
Approved low-risk countries: Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldive, Malta, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Taiwan.

Find out more here.

IMPORTANT: This information may be subject to change at short notice. We recommend that you confirm all requirements with the relevant authorities before proceeding with any travel arrangements.

Pre-Arrival & Arrival

To travel to Koh Samui, you will require:

  • A negative RT-PCR test result no longer than 72 hours before departure
  • Proof that you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19
  • Proof that you spent previous 21 days in low- or medium-risk country
  • Confirmation of booking at SHA+ certified hotels for the first 7 nights (up to 3 hotels)
  • Proof of purchase of 2 x PCR tests (THB 2,600 each) via the first hotel (only 1 test required for children under 6)
  • Thailand Pass approval
  • Approved alerting app installed on your smartphone
  • COVID-19 health insurance with minimum coverage of USD 100,000

Your Stay

For your first 7 nights in Thailand, you will be required to stay in SHA+ certified hotels and you can choose up to 3. See our destinations below for all our SHA+ certified resorts.

Day 0
  • Complete your RT-PCR test at the airport on arrival and await the result in your hotel room. 
Days 1 – 7
  • If the result is negative, you are free to leave your hotel, rent a motorbike, enjoy local attractions and move to up to 2 more hotels on Samui or Phangan. On Day 5, you must take your second RT-PCR test (at Central Festival in Samui and at Phangan Hospital on Koh Phangan).
 Days 8 onward 
  • After Day 7 and 2 negative tests, you’re free to travel to other destinations within Thailand. Regional COVID-19 restrictions may apply. 
Anantara brings you the best of Koh Samui and Koh Phangan with exquisite dining, soothing spa journeys and exhilarating island excursions. We are pleased to announce that all our outlets, facilities and services are open and ready for you to enjoy.

EXPLORE OUR DESTINATIONS

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Bophut Resort

From
6570
Welcome to an island dream made reality. Long a favoured getaway for the elite, Koh Samui in the Gulf of Thailand is easily accessible with dozens of international flights a day, yet retains its natural laidback charm. Laze on golden sands and take in endless stretches of turquoise extending towards the horizon. Revel in coastal pleasures and stylish beachfront dining. Windsurf across the waters or immerse yourself in a culinary class celebrating Thai specialities. Dive into culture and relaxation in a tropical beachfront setting.
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Lawana Resort

From
4770
Located on the eastern shore of Koh Samui looking out onto open ocean, Anantara Lawana offers relaxed seclusion only a short stroll from buzzing Chaweng Beach. Laid out like a traditional Thai village around palm-fringed pools, the resort's design is inspired by the island's Chinese merchant communities. Gaze across turquoise waters from the beachfront infinity pool. Take in the ocean sunset from the treetops. Explore cultural heritage or peruse the local market to connect with island life.
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Rasananda Villas

From
5562
With only 64 pool suites and pool villas dotting lush jungle overlooking white sands, Anantara Rasananda brings castaway fantasies to life. Salute the sun on a cliffside yoga platform. Dine on fresh seafood with your toes in the sand. An idyllic island off the coast of Southern Thailand, Koh Phangan is known for crystal-clear waters, laid-back vibes and world-famous full moon parties.

PLAN YOUR ESCAPE

EXCLUSIVE OFFERS

SHA+ Sandbox Stay

From
3737.00

Escape to island bliss in an idyllic beachside setting at SHA+ certified Anantara Bophut.

SHA+ Safe Sandbox Stay

From
4545.00

Settle into Siam on beautiful Chaweng beach at SHA+ certified Anantara Lawana.

SHA+ Safe Sandbox Stay

From
5050.00

Escape to luxury on the best beach in Thailand at SHA+ certified Anantara Rasananda.

HEALTH INSURANCE

Travel Insurance for COVID-19 from AXA Thailand for Thailand Pass and COE.

AXA’s Sawasdee Thailand Inbound Travel Insurance package provides all the coverage you need to travel as a guest at our hotels and resorts and throughout Thailand

  • Policy meets USD 50,000 requirement for Thailand Pass and Certificate of Entry (COE)
  • Apply online for instant insurance policy and COVID-19 certificate by email
  • 24/7 Hotline and large hospital network throughout Thailand
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