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Ocean Views from luxury private pool, full staff including chef and concierge. - Villa Malee - luxury 4 bed villa with pool, staff and chef Ocean view

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights



Villa Malee - luxury 4 bed villa with pool, staff and chef Ocean view

VILLA MALEE - FOR A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT KIND OF VILLA HOLIDAY. Just look at everything we include to make your HOLIDAY GREAT: Full time personal Thai chef and Housekeeper

FREE Chauffeur greeting,collection and return from Phuket airport.

FREE Delicious breakfasts at any time before 1100 am.

FREE Bouquet of flowers and beer and/or soft drinks on arrival.

FOUR spacious double bedrooms, all ensuite, and all about the same size Personal cooking from highly trained Thai Chef.

Child and TODDLER friendly environment with removable stair gate, kid's toys , CDs and DVDs

FREE Child's bikes, high chairs , cots, car booster seats.

Fast Wireless Broadband connection (Free all day) and satellite large flat screen TV

Large flat screen TV, DVD and CD player in Lounge with cable and Satellite reception

Cable TV in every bedroom Espresso Coffee . FREE collection of books, CDs and DVDs

Magnificent bamboo FOUR POSTER bed in master bedroom Double JACUZZI bath and walk in shower

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About the property

Luxury 4 bed villa /chef /pool

VILLA JASMINE and VILLA MALEE - Two stunning FAMILY FRIENDLY villas are fully serviced, each with a full time Thai CHEF, housekeeper and poolman/gardener. FABULOUS BREAKFASTS ARE INCLUDED . The chef will cook all your favourite Thai dishes for you, she will purchase all your food fresh at the market then prepare and cook it.

The villas are completely separate, situated on a gentle west facing hill above gorgeous Kata Beach. All bedrooms have air-conditioning & fans and their own private terrace. The master bedroom in each villa has a four poster bed, and a large bathroom with walk-in shower, large double JACUZZI bath & twin wash hand basins set in a black marble worktop.

On the upper floor of each villa there is a superb sun terrace with a west facing infinity pool and Jacuzzi . This opens from the luxurious lounge which seats 8 & has a 48 inch flat screen satellite TV, DVD player & CD player. There is a fully fitted European kitchen with marble top breakfast bar and a separate dining area for 8, which also opens to the sun terrace.

24 hours Hi speed Wireless broadband FREE

Golf: There are two magnificent golf courses within thirty minutes drive. About six more within one hour. In association with Golf VIP holidays we can arrange reduced green fees, booking times, caddies,etc

Diving and snorkeling: There is a very good diving school nearby with tuition and equipment for hire. Depending on the season, there is either excellent surf on Kata Beach (all types of boards from body to Malibou etc for hire) or the Sea is flat calm and there are jet skis, snorkels and long tail boats for hire. There is also paragliding, water skiing and wake riding behind big power boats. Try and get to see the Kings Cup Royal sailing week in early December, all the beautiful yachts are moored in Kata bay.

Diving school and snorkeling on Kata Beach

Surfing: All types of boards available for hire on Kata Beach. Tuition available

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Brian Phillips
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
February 14, 2018

About Brian Phillips

I retired to Phuket three years ago, and am now living the dream , golfing 5 days per week and sailing, surfing or snorkelling on the other two days .

The food is wonderful, the climate is wonderful , the Thai people are wonderful , the service is wonderful - what's not to like ?

Brian Phillips purchased this villa in 2005

Why Brian Phillips chose Karon

Sixteen years ago , I adopted two abandoned baby girls from this area . They are currently at an excellent school in England, but I wanted them to have something to return to if they ever wanted to come to Thailand . Also I wanted to retire here - the weather in England makes my joints ache !

What makes this villa unique

Sun, sea , beaches , golf , food and wonderful people. The land of Smiles - Amazing Thailand

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Brian,

I have finally found a few minutes to email you my thoughts on our wonderful stay in the villa. The standout for us was the dedication and politeness that May and Jum displayed to us though out our stay. You are truly lucky to have staff that represent you in that way and we were lucky to be the recipients of their attention. We did invite them home with us bit even that they politely declined!

You really do cater for all the needs of families, and every comfort and amenity was well thought out and appreciated. The kids loved the pool, we loved the complimentary massages, the kids loved the TV and we loved the wireless Internet. The kids loved the Thai cooking, and so did we! Notwithstanding our kosher requirements, the girls used the products we provided creatively and sensitively.

We only saw Noi at the beginning and end of our trip and she was lovely. I'm sure that the other staff behind the scenes are also as friendly and warm, and we began to think that the taxi drivers your staff also called were employed by you as they were equally friendly and accommodating.

One final thing. From the moment we first made contact with you, you were not only prompt and responsive but also very accommodating. We will certainly recommend you to friends and family travelling to Phuket. We still keep talking about our wonderful overseas holiday, so thank you for being part of it!
Jul 2012
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Karon Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Village
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
  • 4 shower rooms ensuite to every bedroom.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
  • Master bedroom with fourposter bed, large ensuite bathroom with double Jacuzzi bath, twin basins set in marble, wc and walk-in shower area.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Villa Malee - luxury 4 bed villa with pool, staff and chef Ocean view
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

What a fantastic experience

  • 5 of 5

To Brian, Khun Noi and your wonderful staff, we want to let you know that, aside from the wedding we travelled to Phuket for, the stay at your villa was the highlight of our trip. All of your staff are exceptional, and we never really knew they were even there. We truly enjoyed the fantastic food, and exceptional service. We have absolutely nothing to mention that could be improved upon.

You can be assured we would recommend your villas for anyone we know looking for a place to stay!

Doug and Colleen, Salmon Arm, BC

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a great pleasure for my staff and I to host Doug and Colleen for a big family wedding in Kata, Phuket. They were absolutely charming and great fun to have to stay. Come back soon . Brian (Owner)
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Fantistic holiday at Villa Malee

  • 5 of 5

Deal everybody!

It's a pleasure to introduce You to one of the worlds most serviceminded people - Mr. Brian Philips - the owner at Villa Malee! After our stay at Villa Malle we really understand why he is announced to be af superhost no. 1 at Phuket!

We had a fantastic stay at Villa Malee - everything were so perfect! I had the joy to drink a beer with Brian - thanks a lot Brian for at meeting You.

Do not ever be reflective of renting this villa - everything was just so well.

The staff (Moon and Noi) was so helpfull, and they server the most fantastic dinner! We were 4 adults and 6 kids, and we were eating breakfast and dinner 4 days, and lunch 2 days, and the total costs was around BATH 11.000,- - that's cheap :-). The villamanager "Noi Kata" was very helpful too, with everyting (massage, scooter and tailor).

So Brian - we will some back - hope to meet You and Your staff again.

Greetings from Denmark

Mr. René Thomsen

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Villa Malee Phuket

  • 5 of 5

Villa Malee is truly a first class Villa. We booked this for my step sons wedding at the Katahani beach resort in Kata and our group consisted of 8 adults and an 8 year boy. The staff were absolutely brilliant and nothing was any bother. The rooms were extremely spacious and the beds were really comfortable. Cleanliness was second to none and everything was spotless. The kitchen was amazing and we found it a real home from home. In fact we were calling it this at the end of each day.

You will be hard pushed to find any better cooks in the whole of Kata or Karon than our ladies in the Villa. We ate in most nights and the food was excellent. There was always a fresh supply of bread, milk, butter, snacks each day with everything being replaced as we used it. The cool box beside the pool was also re-filled with beers and mixers daily. Our bill for the 2 weeks for all food, drinks and snacks worked out at approx £70 each which was unbelievable.

We would all thoroughly recommend this Villa to anyone wishing to visit Thailand. It makes a wonderful base to explore surrounding towns, visit nearby islands etc. Take the speedboat tour of the islands especially Phi Phi, Monkey and maya and swim or snorkel in the sea. It is fantastic.

On arrival at the Villa the staff are all there to greet you and Nok Noi gives you a mobile phone with her number on speed dial. She will arrange any taxis for you and anything else you may need. Taxis are around £2-£4 to Kata but you need to experience the local Tuk Tuk open air taxis. We all would definitely stay at Villa Malee should we return to Thailand. It truly is a heaven on earth. Lynn :-)

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My staff and I are always delighted when our guests enjoy their stay in our villas, and even more when they take the time to write a review. Lynn and her extended family were wonderful guests, and we do hope they decide to come again soon!
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My stay at Villa Jasmine

  • 5 of 5

All I can say is from the very moment I made an enquiry about the villa to the moment we checked out our experience was amazing. Brian was fantastic at keeping in touch and catering to any requests we had and that was followed up by his amazing Villa Manager Noi and the two maids who looked after us during our stay there. I honestly cannot say a negative word about anything and Brian please do thank Noi and the two staff who was with us during our time again. Will definitely stay here again anytime I visit Phuket. Thanks again Brian

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fahad Ahmed and his friends from Singapore had a great holiday in Villa Jasmine, and my staff and I were delighted that they enjoyed themselves so much. We hope to see them again soon. Best wishes Brian Phillips, Owner.
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Fantastic villa and wonderful staff

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at Villa Malee. May, the housekeeper, was friendly and discreet and an excellent cook. We ate only Thai food and May was able to meet the different needs of the family: spicy-not too spicy... you know with kids, but still letting them discover a new world in food.

Everything was clean and perfect and we were impressed by the high standard of construction and of design.

The children, aged 11, 14 and 17, loved Thailand. Before arriving at the villa, we spent 3 nights in a remote resort on Phi-Phi island, in Balinese-style wooden bungalows which were very beautiful and comfortable but without any mod-con such as TV or any distractions powered by electricity. The bungalows were buried in the jungle yet by the sea, so snorkelling, looking at corals and chasing fish kept the children busy. We particularly enjoyed exploring the corals around Koh Phi Phi Lee and Bamboo Island, which are outstanding, even better than those seen around the Similan Island (so says my brother who went diving there while we were staying at the villa).

We spent some time in Phang-Nga where we experienced the real Thailand away from mass tourism. We visited the underground cave underneath Elephant Mountain, a temple in another cave with lots of monkeys, went into the jungle and mingled with ordinary Thais. We ate sometimes in little local restaurants for under 400 Bhat for 5 and also in a fabulous establishment by the river popular with the local elite. Guests arriving in large SUVs are served in discreet booths in bamboo at the foot of a huge cliff, high on stilts on the edge of the water with many beautiful exotic plants.

We also visited the marvelous Phang-Nga bay and stayed overnight in Ko Panyi, the fisherman village there, as our guide book recommended. The bay is outstanding but the Muslim village on stilts was for us a painful waste of time. Once cosy now it is a huge tacky souvenir shop and the locals are distinctly unfriendly. If you ever go there, don't take a tour as we did, but try and arrange your own private boat and guide. There is so much to see and enjoy and being rushed around in a group is not nice. We met a Swiss family in Phuket who did just that, and were able to visit all the sites off the beaten track which I saw when I was last there 20 years ago.

Many thanks again to the owner, who gave us lots of useful information making our stay very comfortable

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2009
  • Stayed: February 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are all delighted that Roberta and her family enjoyed their stay in Thailand, and particularly in Villa Malee. A great holiday is really special and we want to provide that special feeling to as many guests as possible. Brian
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  • 5 of 5

Splendid Villa, reception and services exceptional, top-of-the-range services… calm absolute, serenity, let you rock by the reception, the kindness and competences of the staff, always with your listening and available permanently.....Big kisses to May and the staff.

You do not occupy of nothing, May is there for all to organize… the rooms are exceptional, the beds very softs and immense, the splendid bathrooms!! in a word, they is most beautiful holidays the than we could pass abroad, thank you still in Brian for all that.

Concerning the meals with the villa, they is quite simply the best meals than we could find at the time of our stay. Is the kitchen of May exceptional, the experiment is single… You leave in Phuket? Do not hesitate, take the Villa Hammers out!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2009
  • Stayed: February 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that these guests enjoyed their stay in Villa Malee so much - I think the last few words of the review are supposed to read as follows : You want to stay in Phuket ? Do not hesitate , book Villa Malee !!!!!!!
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nearest Ferry
4 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Loch Palm , Red Mountain and Country Club
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
Kata to Chalong
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Kata Beach
Car: not necessary

The villa is situated in a quiet area in the gentle hills about 1 mile from the beautiful beach at Kata. The villa faces west over the Ocean and there are magnificent sunset views from the infinity pool. Kata has the world renowned Boat House Wine and Grill Bar , particularly famous for its wine list and superb food!

From November to April (approximately) the sea is flat calm and all types of boats can be hired, from long boats to jet skis and para rides. There is also excellent snorkelling and diving . The remainder of the year there is superb surf and all types of boards can be hired, from body boards to Malibou!

Other Activities: snorkelling, all beach activities - 'the best beach on Phuket'

Golf: Two magnificent golf courses, LOCH PALM and PHUKET COUNTRY CLUB nearby. Reservations, caddies, carts clubs, transport and reduced green fees can all be arranged.

LOCH PALM has a magnificent 18 hole course with a second 18 holes being completed in 2006

PHUKET COUNTRY CLUB has a beautiful 18 hole course and a superb 9 Hole LAKES course which must be the prettiest in Phuket (and one of the most difficult off the back tees).


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