by Michael C. Lowe | November 03, 2010

On Monday, W Hotels opened the W Retreat Koh Samui in Thailand, the brand's first property in Southeast Asia. The beachfront resort features 75 villas, each with a private pool, a Yamaha sound system, a wine refrigerator and a 46-inch plasma-screen TV. The WooBar offers 270-degree views of the Gulf of Thailand, and the Great Room function area holds up to 60 people.