Garrya Tongsai Bay Samui: A Timeless Celebration of Living with Nature

Garrya Tongsai Bay Samui, a resort synonymous with nature's embrace, is commemorating 36 years since its inception. Originally established in 1987 as Tongsai Bay Resort, Koh Samui's premier five-star retreat, the property transitioned into Garrya Tongsai Bay Samui in 2022, marking the beginning of an exciting new era in sustainable hospitality.

Nestled amidst the captivating beauty of Koh Samui, Garrya Tongsai Bay Samui has earned acclaim as a sanctuary beloved by discerning guests, including high-profile individuals and celebrities, who share a profound appreciation for ecological harmony. At the heart of the resort lies a steadfast commitment to the environment, an ethos that permeates every aspect of the guest experience.

In honor of its 36th anniversary, Garrya Tongsai Bay Samui invites guests to partake in a series of eco-friendly, well-being, and culturally immersive activities. From participating in Tak Baat, a beachside ritual involving food offerings to monks, to engaging in mangrove planting initiatives that foster a balanced ecosystem, guests are welcomed to join the resort's ongoing pursuit of sustainability. Another highlight is the planting of 36 trees at a local school, symbolising the resort's dedication to nurturing future generations and preserving the environment. For those seeking active pursuits, the "Awakening 36 Poses" sports activity promises rejuvenation and exploration.

As Garrya Tongsai Bay Samui commemorates its 36th anniversary, the resort eagerly anticipates sharing this milestone with cherished guests. Blending an unwavering commitment to the environment with warm and impeccable service, Garrya Tongsai Bay Samui continues to set the standard for a pristine paradise that caters to active travelers, families, well-being enthusiasts, and privacy-seeking guests alike. For more information, visit

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About Banyan Tree Group

Banyan Tree Group (“Banyan Tree Holdings Limited” or the “Group”) is one of the world’s leading independent, multi-brand hospitality groups centred on stewardship and wellbeing while offering exceptional, design-led experiences for the global travellers of today and tomorrow. The Group’s diversified portfolio of hotels, resorts, spas, galleries, golf and residences is centred around an ecosystem of 10 global brands, including the award-winning Banyan Tree, Angsana, Cassia, Dhawa and Laguna, as well as the highly anticipated new brands of Homm, Garrya, Folio and two new Banyan Tree brand extensions, Banyan Tree Escape and Banyan Tree Veya.

Founded in 1994 on the core concept of sustainability, Banyan Tree Group seeks to create long-term value for all stakeholders and destinations across its network of properties, products and brands, through a purpose-driven mission. With over 10,000 associates across 23 countries, Banyan Tree Management Academy (BTMA) was established in 2008 to support the Group’s goals through advancing people development, management excellence, and learning with integrity and meaning.

Banyan Tree Group has received over 3,000 industry awards and accolades since inception over 25 years ago, most recently being named among the Top 25 Hotel Brands in the World by Travel + Leisure. It has also received recognition for its commitment to environmental protection and community development through its Banyan Tree Global Foundation (BTGF), which aligns the Group’s efforts to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Executing on its regionalised growth strategy, the Group’s global footprint continues to grow with over 50 new hotels and resorts under design and construction in the pipeline, in addition to over 70 operating hotels in 17 countries. As a global industry hospitality leader, Banyan Tree Group firmly embeds its mission to be a business that benefits all stakeholders, for the greater good.

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