This well-dressed resort offers colonial luxury with tasteful elegance where no design detail has gone unnoticed. The collection of suites are centered around a Baan Borneo—a teak home that once belonged to the son of Anna Leonowens (of Anna and the King fame)—and rooms overlook a lush garden and large swimming pool. Each has indoor/outdoor showers, Victorian bathtubs, four-poster beds, and Thai silks in warm tones. The hotel’s food is superb, and Jack Bain’s is a sumptuously decorated cocktail bar that stocks local spirits.