A famously camera shy hotelier, restaurateur and leisure entrepreneur, Stephen leads the team at Elements Boutique Resort & Spa and brings a wealth of experience in high-quality hospitality. Stephen likes to speak something called Northern English and Lithuanian.
Naew has more than a decade of spa experience in high-end resort spas and retail outlets and, as a local, has vast knowledge of Koh Samui's picturesque "Virgin Coast". At Elements boutique resort & spa, Naew has made Spa Serenity one of the islands most popular spas.
Very often hidden away in the back offices Ni is one of the unsung heroes of our company, not only does she keep our books (and managers) in order she’s also loved by everybody for her active, outgoing and fun character. Ni speaks Thai and see is working on her English.
Eh has a background in accountancy and finance and is responsible for internal auditing and cash controls at Elements boutique resort & spa. Eh speaks her native Thai and is also fluent in German and English.
Miroslav has won numerous gold standard and 5-star awards around Europe, and was a celebrity TV chef in his native Lithuania. Having widely traveled around culinary schools in Europe, Miroslav is a true International Fusion chef, having learnt under in the best places like France, Italy and Iceland. Watch out for his "special" chalk board artwork always fun and some times just a little educational! Miroslav speaks English, Lithuanian and Russian.
Mariska (South African) works with guests ensuring that they have the best experience possible during their stay. Originally coming to Samui as a lifestyle choice Mariska enjoys yoga, tai chi, carrots and the beach.
Mattus (Slovak) is a bundle of enthusiasm and energy and brings a good fun element to the hotel. Having lived here for the last three years he has good all round knowledge of the island. He knows the places to party (though he claims he's a changed man) as well as where to go and enjoy Samui and its nature at its best.
Akis has been teaching Yoga since 2006 and completed three teacher training courses in India. He also studied hypnosis and regression therapy at the Indian Hypnosis Academy. His background in sports and fitness from a young age gave him the tools to create programs that have great results in fitness and weight loss. His philosophy is "Be happy and bring happiness".