About the property
- Villa6942 sq. ft.
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights
Award winning villa with large private infinity-edge pool & stunning sea-views
* Villa Maphraaw, an unforgettable tropical hillside dwelling *
Villa Maphraaw is an exceptional five bedroom hillside villa with spectacular ocean views in Ban Tai on the North West coast of Koh Samui. The villa has a magnificent infinity edged pool, an impressive cascading water feature and large sun terraces.
The spaciousness and innovative layout of the villa makes it the ultimate tropical retreat for large families and couples sharing who appreciate privacy as well as spacious and luxurious open plan areas that can be enjoyed together. The captivating wooded hillside location of this impressive villa provides privacy and seclusion. As soon as you step inside Villa Maphraaw it becomes apparent that this property has been designed, built and furnished to exceptionally high standards.
Villa Maphráaw has recently been awarded for its excellent service and customer reviews, by HomeAway
A convenient large covered car port stands on the entrance level of the villa beyond which you will find captivating lush tropical gardens and a charming ornamental fish pond feature. What makes this 650sqm villa unique is its stunning interior design created from natural textures and tones, its unparalleled location, its jaw dropping views and its five spacious and comfortable bedrooms that all have en-suite bathrooms, four of which have fabulous views overlooking the tropical rain forest, ocean and island beyond.
• 15% Discount on stays 7 days or more
• Early Bird Discount 10%: for bookings made 120 days in advance (with deposit paid)
• Last Minute Discount 10%: for bookings made within 30 days of stay
• Lower Rate Occupancy: 3 bed / sleeps 6 ($100 less, high season only)
• Monthly Discounts: between 30-50% discount (conditions apply | please inquire)
* Elegant design fusing within its lush tropical environment *
The entrance level of the villa, with its vaulted ceilings is the perfect blend of modern luxury and tropical elegance. Comfortable and inviting here you will find a fully functional, open plan, western kitchen with stylish black granite work surfaces, elegant wooden cupboards and all of the amenities you would expect to find in a villa of this standard. Beyond the kitchen is a spacious open plan living area that affords spectacular views of the tropical rain forest, the ocean and Koh Phangan beyond that can be appreciated whilst relaxing in one of the sumptuous and comfortable sofas. The open plan dining area also offers guests the privilege of soaking up incredible views while dining. The elegant hard wooden dining table can comfortably seat up to eight diners and the outdoor ocean view dining terrace is the perfect place to relax with a cocktail and marvel at the sunset. Beyond the dining area is a comfortable and private living area can be found with comfortable seating, a state of the art entertainment system and panoramic ocean views. From here one can sit back and relax and feel the stresses of modern life dissolve.
* Spacious sanctuaries to help you unwind *
From the entrance level an attractive staircase leads down to the second level that has three en-suite bedrooms. The master suite has been tastefully furnished and has an indulgently comfortable king sized bed, a spacious dressing area and access to the pool terrace. The opulent en-suite has twin sinks, a refreshing rain shower and a luxurious bath tub. The second sumptuously furnished bedroom on the opposite side of the villa has a large comfortable bed, an en-suite with rain shower and pool terrace. Bedroom three is to the rear of this level and boats a large dressing area, king-sized bed and a luxurious bathroom with twin sinks, a rain shower and a bath tub.
The lower third level of the villa houses two further en-suite bedrooms. Both have very large dressing areas, one with a queen-sized bed, the other two single beds, and a large inviting private sun deck connected by stepping stones around a fabulous cascading water feature fed from the incredible 32sqm infinity swimming pool, on the level above. This unforgettable pool gives the impression one could simply swim off into the luxurious tropical rain forest canopy below and into the sea. Both the pool and the impressively large sun terrace capture the wow factor of the villas impressive location. The terrace has well chosen luxurious outdoor furnishings that encourage guests to relax and unwind. This area is particularly impressive after dark when the enchanting villa lighting creates an opulent and romantic atmosphere.
Rental Rates Include:
• Unlimited electric and water usage (excluding monthly rates)
• Twice weekly 5* maid service (cleaning, linen & towel change)
• Multilingual speaking Guest Manager (English, French, German)
• Welcome/information Pack with the ‘owner’s recommendations’
• 2 x Baby cots and high-chair
• Complimentary chilled drinking water throughout your stay
• Complimentary mobile phone with Thai SIM card (during your stay)
• 48'' LED TV with Internet Channels and Video Club (300+ channels - multilingual)
• Large DVD library – over 250 DVD movies
• Free high speed WI-FI throughout the villa, with PC provided
• Outdoor Bose stereo system surrounding swimming pool area & Jacuzzi
• Digital Safe for important belongings
• I-POD, I-Phone & Android connection to surround music system (with social media capabilities)
• Internet Radio offering local radio stations from every country in the world
• 24/7 Security around the villa
• State of the art Security alarm & CCTV for guest peace of mind
• 5-Burner BBQ with side gas hob
Rental Rates Exclude:
• Service charge 10% (one-off payment covering all services included)
• Airport transfer (per transfer): 900THB (1-10 guests), 1,600THB (11+)
• Private Chef @ 500 THB per hr (guest pays ingredient cost + 20%)
• Chartered boat services & island tours (available upon request)
• Car rental with full commercial insurance (available upon request)
• Babysitting, massage & spa services (available on request )
You only need to read the reviews regarding the upkeep and design of property to see that although extremely competitively priced in the rental market, guests are still receiving a 5-star villa.
We offer guests free nights (5 for 6), discounted car rentals, and early bird booking discounts. These bundled offers, together with the already competitive rates, create a superb package for any guest choosing to book Villa Maphraaw. We also offer a 3-bedroom rate only so smaller parties of up to 6 can benefit with large discounts and still enjoy the entire villa facilities (the other 2 bedrooms are simply locked and guests have FULL PRIVATE USE of the villa - no-one else is invited), offering much more space than hiring your average 3 bed villa...
We can arrange everything for the guest as requested, whether prior to the holiday or during it; massage, chef, spas, day trips, taxis, car hire, etc.
• 10% service tax is added to the rates (covering all services included - no further service will apply during stay)
• Lower Occupancy: Guests still have FULL PRIVATE use of all the villa facilities
• For any applicable discounts to apply to rates, please make inquiry
• Extra Beds £30 Per bed / pp (max 12 guests)
Note: Promotions are not applicable for Xmas Season
Note: Early Bird discount is not available for lower occupancy rates
Note: Promotions cannot be combined
Note: For monthly rentals, electric & water usage may be added to guest account
Terms & Security Deposit
• Terms & Conditions apply which will be sent to guest for signature
• As a form of security (and for peace of mind) for the villa owner, the Guest Manager will request on arrival a fully refundable $500 or 15,000 THB (cash only).
• Please note that any minor damage / breakages shall be charged at the end of your stay, at replacement value. If required, damages must be paid and will be requested by the General Manager and paid in full before departure.
- Response rate:
- Response time:
- within a few hours
- english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, finnish, mandarin, Thai
- Calendar last updated:
- Mar 26, 2018
About Stuart Burt
Stuart is an English Chartered Accountant who has chosen to live in Thailand since 2005. He fell in love with the country having been travelling and decided on setting the goal of building a dream vacation home. This was realised in 2007. John's goal for the villa is a simple one.... to offer one of the most well designed villas on Samui at very competitive prices, without jeopardising guest service management levels. This formula has been the key to the previous 4 year's success for the villa in the rental market, achieving above average occupancy.
Stuart Burt purchased this Villa in 2008
Why Stuart Burt chose Mae Nam Beach
This self contained villa has 5 large en-suite bedrooms offering accommodation for up to 10. Rent this villa and you will have your very own small hotel! In addition, because this villa is new, it boasts amazingly low rental rates, with the aim of maximum exposure. Villa Maphraaw is proud to offer arguably the best multilingual Guest Management team on the island, ensuring that you will be looked after to the highest level and any requests or issues are dealt with in the professional manner you expect. The villa also offers an amazing Thai Chef should you require her services. Even though you may not need all the bedrooms, you know that you have a spacious private villa for practically the same price as a 3 bedroom equivalent. We can arrange everything for the guest as requested, whether prior to the holiday or during it; massage, chef, spas, day trips, taxis, car hire, etc etc
What makes this Villa unique
The villa boasts panoramic sea-views. Unlike most villas on the island, Villa Maphraaw offers en-suite bathrooms in each of it's 5 bedrooms, making the whole property feel as if you have rented your very own small hotel. You only need to read the reviews regarding the upkeep and design of property to see that although extremely competitively priced in the rental market, guests are still receiving a 5-star villa. We offer guest long-stay discounts, free massages and even a free night if you book over 7 days. These bundled offers, together with the already competitive rates, create a superb package for any guest choosing to book Villa Maphraaw We offer a 3-bedroom rate only so smaller parties of up to 6 can benefit with large discounts and still enjoy the entire villa facilities...... Much more spacious than hiring a 3 bed villa...
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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:30 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
I got married in June in Koh Samui and booked Villa Marphraaw for the wedding party for a few days beforehand. I could have not been more pleased!! What an experience. The views are amazing and Stuart and Jeremy were soooo kind and accommodating in helping with every last detail. They helped me book a WONDERFUL chef one night and also spa services, pickups from the airport, etc. Everything was just lovely! The villa is clean and beautiful! The sound system was great and magnificent pool. I hope to be able to return some day!
Congratulations again on your wedding and thank you for taking the time to share your comments and views about Villa Maphraaw. Our staff and management team make it a priority to ensure we provide all of our guests with a pleasant stay and a wonderful experience. We are glad that you had an amazing stay with us. We sincerely hope we can be of great service to you again in the near future.
A week to remember...
Had an amazing week in one of the most beautiful villas on Samui and there is not a single criticism I can think of. The entire team from the time we made the reservation all they way to our check out were all great and were very easy to communicate with and the facilities were excellent as well - the private pool was our favorite. All around an unforgettable experience of which we are certain to return again!
We are glad to hear you had an amazing week at Villa Maphraaw and thank you for all your wonderful comments about the staffs and the villa. We are looking forward to your next visit.
Perfect end to our Samui adventure
We spent our last 2 nights on Samui here and we are glad we did! Most other villas we looked at had a minimum stay of 3-5 nights so we are lucky this place wass offered for a minimum of 2 nights stay only which was perfect for our group. All we did during our stay was relax and swim in the pool because we have already spent an entire week exploring the island so we decided to stay in during the last couple of days of our holiday. We have no complains at all and our host was always available when needed.
Many thanks for taking the time to share your comments and views regarding your visit to Villa Maphraaw. We are glad you had a relaxing stay and certainly hope you come back and visit us again. Please do not hesitate to contact us in the future should you wish to return, once again many thanks and regards.
Perfect end to our Samui adventure
We spent our last 2 nights on Samui here and we are glad we did! Most other villas we looked at had a minimum stay of 3-5 nights so we are lucky this place was offered for a minimum of 2 nights stay only which was perfect for our group. All we did during our stay was relax and swim in the pool because we have already spent an entire week exploring the island so we decided to stay in during the last couple of days of our holiday. We have no complains at all and our host was always available when needed.
Peaceful & quiet, just as we wanted...
I rent out my place back home as well so I have certain expectations when booking a house to stay in during my holidays and I wasn't disappointed at all when I saw this place. The villa is situated up a hill which offers a great view and away from the noisy part of the island, perfect place to relax. Huge house, probably too big for just the 2 of us staying but we prefer having all that space to ourselves than being in a cramped room. We treated the place like it was our own house so all is well when we left and our deposit was returned upon check out without any problem. I would certainly recommend this place to anyone looking for a relaxing holiday.
best to get together as a family.
Stayed here November last year and my family were just talking about going back again on April which reminded me to leave my long postponed review. Our entire family had the very rare chance of getting together last November, there were 11 of us and even if there were only 5 bedrooms that's supposedly for 10 people only the host was still able to accommodate us with a small additional fee for an extra bed. The villa was pretty spacious even with 11 people staying in it, there were plenty of seating areas both inside and out. We also really loved the view from the pool and even had a BBQ once and dined outside which was really cool and was one of my favorite moments of our entire stay because it really made it feel like the perfect family experience, it's one of those moments that we will always remember and the reason we try our best to get together as a family. Thank you Villa Maphraaw for making it a wonderful family holiday and we hope to be back on April.
Thank you for your wonderful review. We appreciate all your kind words and we are glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us at Villa Maphraaw. We are looking forward to seeing you all again on April for another memorable family get together.
5 minutes from Ban Tai beach, 20 minutes from airport,10 minutes from international standard golf course, 20 minutes to Chaweng nightlife, 10 minutes to the romantic Fisherman's Village, Island day tour, Snorkeling (exclusive discounts available) Diving (exclusive discounts available). Golf, Boat trips to Marine Park, neighboring islands, Elephant trekking, Shopping in Nathon & Chaweng. Koh Samui, commonly referred to as Samui by locals, is an island located close to the mainland town of Surat Thani. Samui is Thailand's 2nd largest island after Phuket. It boasts an area of approximately 225 km2 and a population of 63,000. 1.5 million tourists visit annually. Large enough so as to give you lots of things to explore during your stay, but small enough to provide a homey atmosphere, Koh Samui and the welcoming manner of the local population is sure to charm you from your very first visit.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
• 10% service tax is added to the rates (covering all services included - no further service will apply during stay) • Rates are for full occupancy - The 2 other bedrooms are locked. Guests still have FULL PRIVATE use of all the villa facilities • For lower occupancy: 3 bed/sleeps 6, please deduct £70 per night to Intermediate Season • For applicable discounts to apply, please make enquiry