|Minimum Stay||3 - 10 nights|
Set in stunning surroundings, on the beach facing the ocean, against a rich background of natural beauty this retreat away from mass tourism, is a few minutes' drive to restaurants, shops, and holiday activities, that Samui is famous for.
Three separate pavilions surround an exotic tropical garden and pool providing abundant space for conviviality as well as privacy, and with stunning views of the sea and natural habitat, making this a holiday home to commune with the natural surrounding & perfect for families with kids or a group of friends.
Eight adults can be accommodated comfortably, in four bedrooms, each with a king sized bed. If you need more beds, two single folding beds may be added in two of the two larger bedrooms. (Please note that the additional two beds requested are strictly for children up to 12 years of age, making the maximum number of guests including children 10).
You enter into a beautiful corner garden, where stepping stones lead you, to the center of all activities: an exotic landscaped courtyard, exhibiting the unique splendor of Koh Samui’s colorful flowers, tropical plants and trees and complete with stone water fountain, sun loungers’, and parasols facing the swimming pool, Sala and beach. The beautiful courtyard blends seamlessly with the pavilion's interiors through large bi-folding glass doors, creating abundant space for you to enjoy tropical island living.
Crowning the courtyard is the blue-tiled pool with its own separate Jacuzzi Attached to the pool is the Sala furnished with a recliner and comfortable teak seats, a perfect spot for gazing out to the endless horizon and the islands of Koh Tan and Koh Madsum.
Looking out from the Sala to the front lawn is a wicket door leading to a wide flat almost private beach, where sun loungers on the beach invite you to recline and relax, dissociating your senses from the banal aspects of everyday life. Swaying coconut groves and the sea breezes, soon make you wonder what to do or not to do!
The main living room, is the central pavilion, overlooking the terraced garden; affording exquisite views of the pool, Sala and ocean. The open plan design comprises the living room, dining area with large teak table with 8 seats, and a fully fitted western kitchen at the back of the pavilion. The vaulted ceiling, comfortable furnishings, silks accessories and artwork of deep reds and black against a neutral background give this room its rich characteristics befitting of the main room.
The four double en-suite bedrooms are located in two pavilions on either side of the central pavilion. All bedrooms are air conditioned, have ceiling fans, dressing tables, wardrobe/closet, safes, and hairdryers. Each features a king sized teak bed, dressed in luxurious white bed linen, and accessorized with beautiful colored silk scatters and runners accentuating each room’s individual color theme.
Bathrooms, are provided with soft towels, white cotton robes, bathroom slippers, toiletries and luxury aromatic body products and open out to enclosed private rain shower rooms, that are open-to-the-sky, and decorated with tropical plants and ornaments.
TV & MEDIA ROOM
Attached to one of the sleeping pavilions is a bright, cheerful second lounge with comfortable couches and colorful artworks, a 60” inch LED flat screen TV with cable satellite channels, iPod Dock, CD/DVD player, JBL speaker and long bi-folding glass doors opening out and overlooking the garden, beach and ocean.
OTHER THINGS TO NOTE::
Guests will have the full use and access to the entire villa, and enjoy 1200 sqm meters of luxurious indoor & outdoor living areas with elements of plants, flowers, natural materials, water and open spaces. The resulting affect conveys aesthetic harmony against a rich background of peaceful natural beauty. The villa features air-conditions, ceiling fans and high speed WI-FI though out the property and the grounds.
The villa's two resident staff, will pamper you with the famous Thai hospitality, take care of the daily housekeeping, assist with your needs, and readily make arrangements for, Airport pick ups and drop offs, Pre-Arrival groceries' service, Breakfast, Chef service , Laundry service, massages, car/bike rentals, tours etc.
Your holiday package includes:
Complimentary Continental Breakfast
Daily housekeeping provided
One Baby cot & chair provided free of charge
Luxury toiletries, shampoo and body lotion
Bed Linen and Bath Towels changed every three days. Pool towels are replenished as deemed necessary
LCD TV with satellite channels
iPod docking station
Wi-Fi with high-speed internet
Hairdryers in all rooms
Safety deposit box in all rooms
A daily 80 Kw allowance of electricity, if exceeded a charge of 7(seven) Baht per unit paid on check out.
Refundable Deposit of 20,000 THB required in local cash currency on arrival, to cover cost of any breakages during the stay and will be reimbursed at time of departure less any such costs
AT ADDITIONAL COST:
In-villa spa treatment with extended menu
Pre-arrival provision service
I have been fortunate to have lived in many parts of the world and cherish beautiful memories of happy times shared with friends in different countries.
Koh Samui is an exciting, holiday destination, and a base from which my family and I spend our holidays in Samui, meet people of different nationalities and share interesting stories, laughs or just relax and chill
We hope to welcome you to Samui
Zu Saif purchased this villa in 2008
Set on the beach facing the ocean and in stunning surroundings, this retreat is the perfect getaway for families or a group of friends.
Nestled amidst lush greenery away from the crowds and only a few minutes' drive to restaurants, shops, holiday attractions and the buzzing touristic town of Lamai, Baan Tawan Chai epitomizes the philosophy of living in harmony with your natural surroundings, with all the amenities needed for a comfortable memorable stay
For lovers’ of nature, Laem Set in the southern part of the island is the draw card, for it's here that you can still enjoy the original beauty of this paradise island before the magic disappears forever.
Guests will have the full use and access to the entire villa, which features air-conditions, ceiling fans and high speed WI-FI though out the property and the grounds.
The villa's design is inspired by the Balinese architectural philosophy with it's distinct flair of creating calm and relaxing atmospheres, in harmony with the elements, connecting you with the natural surroundings to unwind, and truly enjoy mother nature.
We are within a 10 minute drive to both Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary for massages, spa treatments and detox programs and Samahita Retreat for Yoga Classes and programs.
There would be so many good things to say about this villa, which I will summarize.
The view : wonderful
The pool : very pleasant
The staff : amazing et so helpful
The rooms : as a 4 star hotel
The Food/the cooker : delicious
The owner : always very nice and caring
The beach : cleaned every day, thanks god ! The only problem is that in our period there is no more than 40 inches of water over 1 miles away. Forget about swimming in the sea, but you can take a Kayak an enjoy it further.
The Kayak : at your disposal, you can enjoy the mangroves around, so quiet and nice. We had a great time. Thanks.
We can also arrange for you, a rental car at competitive prices, private car hire with a driver, or taxis charges on guest account
Laem Set in the southern part of the island is where you can still enjoy the original beauty of this paradise island and Samui's most scenic beaches before the magic disappears forever. The beaches are lined with groves of coconut trees leaning against huge granite boulders that add to the beauty and create many small, peaceful beach coves. Scattered across these coconut groves and the hills behind these beaches are outstanding accommodations to match.
Our villa is located on the beach in a secluded, almost private bay. In the cooler season, the ocean water comes near the edge of the wide flat beach, at the front of the villa, tidal changes in summer, causes the sea to retreat from the shore, Opening the beach to explore the beautiful surroundings
CONVENIENCE STORES & RUSTIC RESTAURANTS
Close to the villa, are numerous convenience stores of 7/11 or Family Mart as well as boutique restaurants where you can enjoy authentic local cuisine.
Magic Alambic Rum Distillery home to Koh Samui's best home-grown rum, is located on the way to Thong Krut, 3 minutes from the villa and run by French Management, the on-site French restaurant (La Route du Rum) serving authentic and French food and worth a visit for evening dinner or Sunday Brunch by the pool
TONG KRUT: The beautiful fisherman’s village of Thong Krut set along a peaceful shallow-water bay, is just 7 to 10 minutes’ drive from the villa, with numerous open air beach hut restaurants serving Thai, or French and Italian cuisine, all with glorious views of the peaceful waters of the Gulf of Siam, and facing Koh Tan and Koh Madsum, some examples are:
• French Kiss Thanod is one example of a picture-perfect restaurant in Tong Krut, and facing Koh Tan and Koh Madsum.
• Nuch's Green Talay For authentic Thai Food (Isaan) owned and managed by a long time American resident who always gives his full attention.
• La Paillote (French seafood cuisine,
• The Melting Pot: Belgium/ French fusion
• La Coppola Pizzeria (Exciting flavour combinations)
Fine Dinning? Samui Island is quite small and all around the island are many restaurants known for their culinary excellence and some in breathtaking jaw drop locations. Please browse the dinning guide available at the villa choose where you wish to dine request the staff to make the arrangements for you
Within 5 minutes to the villa: Shasa Resort & Residence “Beyound the Sea” (Authentic Thai Cuisine)
Examples of Restaurants in Stunning Setting, that are easily accessible on the Ring Road:
• Dr. frog's: Known for delicious Pizza on the island, and imaginative Italian and traditional Thai cuisine. Situated on a hilltop in Chaweng Noi, overlooking crystal blue waters and with breathtaking views
• The Cliff: Mediterranean cuisine, Impressive Bar and wines list, on the "mountain" section of the ring-road located on the edge of a cliff looks down upon huge natural boulders and across to an adjacent picture postcard bay
Sunday Brunch: Best of Samui on the island and within 20 minutes: Beach Republic on route to Lamai, and Nikki Beach at Lipa Noi.
MARKETS & TOWNS
Baan Hua Thanon, another small and attractive fishing village is less than 3 KM, where every morning the market stalls are filled with fruits and vegetables and a rich selection of vegetables, fresh fish and sea food.
Lamai town boasts an endless selection of restaurants, bars and entertainment as well as a beautiful beach, water-sports and plenty of deck chairs and vendors. Lamai is a 10 to 15 minutes drive from the villa. On route is Makro hypermarket for a variety of branded groceries products, and further up is Tesco Lotus, next to it is probably one of the more popular market for fresh groceries
The hustle and bustle and buzzing hot spots of Chaweng are within 30 minutes for local shops, dancing the night away.
Kayaking in the bay outside the villa more Kayaks can be rented on the beach next to the villa. One kayak available at the villa for guests' use.
Places within 5 to 10 minutes, to visit with the kids, include Kite Board Asia Butterfly Garden, Samui Aquarium, Crocodile Farm, Snake Farm or Namuang Waterfall just some examples of the activities and attractions available.
Long tailed boat rides are available from Tong Krut village, to Koh Tan and Koh Madsum, two beautiful islands and a 15-minute boat ride away with super snorkelling and swimming.
Hiking tours on the beautiful island Koh Samui: Explore the island in a different way! See the old Samui trails used by the locals before the paved roads where made, and enjoy gorgeous views over the island. Speak to our villa Manager, who has a passion for hiking.
Time for more action? There are so many different things to enjoy on and around the beautiful island of Koh Samu
Smoking: Not permitted inside the property but permitted in the courtyard or grounds.
Pets: Sorry although we are great lovers of animals but, no pets allowed
Guests: Only those guests registered in the booking details may reside at the property and with details of ages of all guests, given at booking time.
INSURANCE: Mandatory condition of the booking is that the entire party is covered by comprehensive travel insurance
BOOKING AMENDMENTS: are subject to availability. If a change is to a higher season, the difference in rate will be applied