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Enchanted Hills villa with private pool & stunning sunsets, ocean & island views

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights


Mae Nam Beach Villa Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms, ensuite, 4.5 bathrooms, sleeps 8

-- Simple charm for travellers who enjoy nature, quality and value --

Enchanted Hills is an idyllic setting for couples, families and individuals with a taste for the road less travelled. Off the beaten track, our villa offers rarely found peace and privacy, while ensuring safety and convenience to the nearby restaurants, spas, shops and other amenities.

Nestled in the pristine hilltops of the secluded Santithani estate, Enchanted Hills is surrounded by natural beauty with views of the rolling hills, forests and distant islands. The sounds of the jungle and two nearby waterfalls echo through the hills during the raining season. The air feels fresh in the hills, particularly with the morning breeze flowing through the open house.

Inspired by the Mediterranean motif, the home was designed to accommodate comfort and outdoor living, optimizing sunlight and sunset views. The fusion of lush landscape and vibrant decor balances the tranquility and liveliness -- creating a space for contemplation as well as sociability. Open and inviting layout of the living, dining and entertaining spaces with high / vaulted ceilings --featured throughout the home -- add to the villa's spaciousness and functionality of everything being within sight and reach. Furnished with the main purpose of comfort and ease, the interior is subtle yet elegant.

The residence consists of the main house with the open living area on the first level and two private bedrooms with ensuite baths on the second. A guest wing connected to the main house by a terrace and outdoor dining beneath has two bedrooms and ensuite baths -- allowing for full privacy for guests.

A large garden surrounding the house practically conceals it from view and other homes in this quiet and charming neighborhood. On a busy day, one may spot perhaps ten cars passing by on the below access road winding through the hills, mostly neighbors or maintenance staff making their rounds. Yet the house feels sheltered even from this infrequent passage. The garden is made of indigenous trees and plants that grew here long before the house was built. Bougainvilleas, cactai, morning glory and few other varieties were added for contrast and a touch of flare. Several fruit trees including mango, coconut, papaya and cashew nut still produce seasonal fruits that can be had right off the tree in the right season.

The villa management is professional, responsive and tailored to our unique community. The estate is efficiently managed and guarded by a Thai British property management firm, which also offers various other services deliverable to our villa, such as car rentals, child care, chefs, massages, and pre-arrival grocery shopping among others. The rates are very reasonable and we'll be happy to get you in contact with the management.

You may note that our rates are lower in comparison to other similar villas. This is so becasue our holiday home is not a business; we rent it in order to cover the high expenses of maintaining this lovely home in the tropics in the best condition and with as many services as possible. At the same time, we are happy to share it with those like-minded travelers who sense that Enchanted Hills may be the place for them.

We are open to offers and particular circumstances. We appreciate ecologically minded guests with low AC use and offer rebates accordingly. If in doubt, send us an email.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, polish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016
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About Eva

We currently reside in Indonesia with our three school age children. Having worked overseas with humanitarian and development organizations for nearly two decades, we've trotted the globe settling in eight countries over four continents. Yet the place we've come to view as our home is Samui where we truly feel happy and at peace. Our British neighbor manages our property, along with other villas in the estate. Her Thai staff is responsive to any of our renters needs from booking massages, cooks, and cars to key exchanges, cleaning, repairs, and anything in between. Our property is fully furnished with amenities of a normal home. We would like our guests to feel fully 'at home' while enjoying the beauty and tranquility of the enchanted hills surrounding the home.

Eva purchased this villa in 2006

Why Eva chose Koh Samui

tranquility + nature + luxury = rejuvenation

What makes this villa unique

Please read our guests' feedback as we could not describe the unique benefits of Enchanted Hills any better than our guests based on their actual experiences.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed in this enchanted castle( only way to describe this fantastic place) in the summer for a week. The place itself was amazing set amongst fruit trees and jungle and overlooking the marine park. Our two kids thought they had died and gone to heaven with the affinity pool and spent almost every minute they possibly could jumping in and out.

The house was so beautifully decorated and stylish with absolutely everything you need and more. Every morning we sat outside on the patio for breakfast and watched the brightly coloured birds and butterflies, it was great to be on top of the hill because we always got a fresh breeze up there too. Plus the added bonus of iews across the marine park.

The bedrooms were again beautifully decorated and with our own bathrooms. We just fell in love with the place. One day we decided to walk up the hill to the house for a good walk and even saw a tiny monkey.

I can't say enough great things about the house and the family that own it. We stayed when Eva and her family were there and we had a great time with her and the kids. They really went out of their way to ensure we had a great time and all the kids had loads of fun together in the pool. All in all we couldn't have asked for a better beginning to our holiday. There is so much to explore around the island that you can never get bored, the nature is fantastic and for children it's an adventure paradise. The kids are still telling everyone at school about the great holiday they had and their new friends at the Enchanted Hills, they obviously focus on swimming pool games and film nights and the local markets where we discovered the most fantastic places o eat on the beach.

We can never thank Eva and the kids enough for the hospitality they gave us, we always remember with big smiles on our faces the Enchanted Hills. If you ever get chance to visit Thailand make this house your first port of call.

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Jul 2012
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Enchanted Hills villa with private pool & stunning sunsets, ocean & island views
average rating of 4.875 based on 19 reviews

Paradise on a Island in Thailand

  • 5 of 5

Great house, great location. One of the first places I have ever visited where I really wanted to stay longer. The house is breathtaking, well maintained, and larger than expected. From being picked up at the airport, renting a vehicle, and meeting with the caretaker, everything was extremely easy and well organized by the host. Having a pool outside your front door is way better than being directly on the beach. The island is easy to get around and has all the amenities one would need. Would and already have recommended staying here to friends. Negotiating another visit in 2018 with a small group of friends. Thank you Eva for the wonderful and memorable stay!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Paradise Waits...

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic property on a fantastic island. Beautiful Tuscany style home in the jungle above the beach. It is in the hills and the drive is steep, a four wheel drive is advised. That said, it is a lovely home. Well maintained and nicely furnished. The welcome basket and sundries were very much appreciated. Au, the house manager, is there when you need her for assistance. Otherwise, you have all the privacy in the world with fantastic sunset views. Bang Po beach is a postcard. Beautiful white sand beaches and virtually deserted. The beach has many dining options in open air restaurants that are right on the beach, serve great Thai food, and are very reasonably priced. Thank you for the hospitality and for sharing your lovely home.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Family Time

  • 5 of 5

Our week in Enchanted Hills villa was a perfect counter-balance to the hectic touristy days in Bangkok. The pick-up at the ferry, welcome basket, delivery of a rental car and detailed directions provided by the house management company made us feel immediately welcome.

Amenities were even better than described...individual suites for everyone in our party, pool, books, fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer, comfortable seating, countless fluffy towels, a great table to eat al fresco, incredibly comfortable lounge chairs poolside, wireless internet used by all....

Au (pronounced "Oo") was incredible, arranging for a Thai cooking class in the kitchen, coordinating Thai massage for all at the house, and providing immediate help with directions to grocery stores, restaurant suggestions (we went back to the Sunshine Gourmet three times!) and translations. She always arrived with a smile and the ability to take care of our requests.

We could not have found a better place to relax with our three adult children.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Serenity and Peaceful Retreat

  • 4 of 5

The physical of the villa is beautiful and well decorated. Fresh air from the green and breezy. It completes with modern ammenities and appliances. My family and I stayed here for a week and had a wonderful time. Eva, the owner is a very helpful from the very beginning the booking made and till we go home, she will assist you best that she can. If you stay here, ensure that a car is must (best 4WD). As the winding and steep hill may scare some people getting up to the house. Thank You Eva again for being a wonderful host, welcome basket and beautiful sun awaits you at Enchanted Hill.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Zalena for choosing Enchanted Hills for your family holiday in June and your constructive feedback. I am pleased to inform you that the power upgrade that took place in our community in mid June has been fully completed. We regret any inconvenience the unexpected power disruption had caused you during the last two days of your stay. I am confident that such problems will be avoided in the future given our community's upgrade in the infrastructure. We look forward to welcoming you at Enchanted Hills again!
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The most beautiful place on Koh Samui

  • 5 of 5

The most beautiful place on Koh Samui

We spent a wonderful time in Enchanted Hills Villa together with our friends. This is a beautiful place.

It was great to come back every evening to the oases of peace, after our trips around the island.

We listen a voice of jungle after sunset. It was fantastic.

This house is absolutely charming. We felt great in it.

Contact with manager was very good, all was very good organized.

I highly recommend this place for holiday.


  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Simply a paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Eva's villa is quite simply a paradise. The overwhelming feeling is that you are staying in a family home rather than a generic villa. This is not to say it does not have all the features of a 5 star experience, ( more fluffy white towels than any self respecting 5 star hotel) it is just that it feels loved and cared for.

Set high in the hills above Bang Po beach, the initial climb in a sturdy vehicle is a little daunting, but this soon becomes second nature, even fun. The villa is superbly managed by a local company, anything a family requires is simply a matter of asking, massages in villa, likewise superb cooked banquets and advice on local restaurants. The villa itself has a Tuscan, Lake Como feel to it (my adult children felt it had a 'Brothers and Sisters' TV influence!) and the view down the valley is breathtaking.

We enjoyed the sense of coming 'home' after our outings, the island is quieter this end and some of the beachside restaurants we enjoyed had that totally authentic feel to them with ridiculously low prices, 'Son' restaurant in particular, with their white snapper in lemon and chilli a favourite. Our family party of 5 adults all had our own space and yet came together seamlessly for DVD marathons with pirated copies or lovely meals prepared in the fantastic kitchen. Eva could not be more helpful, answering every query promptly and offering great advice with car hire, flights etc.

The pool is gorgeous, the outdoor covered dining area, the colonial feel decor ...must stop ... the whole package is here.

All in all this was the perfect family holiday. One of the best. You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy you enjoyed your holidays at Enchanted Hills, Kym! Thank you for your positive feedback and we hope your family returns again in the future for another reunion.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Samui International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Sea Hotel
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Nearest Motorway
35 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Terressen Santithani
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Bang Po NORTH-WEST tip of Koh Samui
Car: recommended

House is on the NORTH-WEST tip of Koh Samui -- between Santiburi Golf course and Four Seasons Resort (map on HomeAway shows incorrect location).

Koh Samui -- a tropical island in the Gulf of Siam -- is 1 hour flight time from Bangkok & Phuket and 2 hour flight from Singapore. Koh Samui, which can be circled on the coast road within 2 hours, is within 30 min boat ride to pristine Angthong National Marine Park (great for boating, hiking, kayaking and snorkling), 30 min from Koh Pangan (famous for full moon parties) and 1.5 hrs boat ride to Koh Tao (known for excellent scuba diving). Enchanted Hills Villa is situated on top of the mountaineous Santi Thani estate -- a residential community up from the Bang Po beach on the north-west tip of Samui. Just 25 min from the Samui International Airport, 5 min down the hill to a nearly deserted beach, Bang Po, and various health spas and restaurants,10 minutes to Lotus Tesco supermarket in Nathon village, and 20 minutes to Chaweng. The estate consists of 50 private villas, each individually custom designed and built, with 15+ nationalities and a German/Thai restaurant with stunning views. The estate is professionally managed by Coconut Hills Company, a British-Thai conglamorate, and includes a security roving patrol at night.


Rates & Availability

Mae Nam Beach Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Sep 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 18 2016 - Dec 31 2016
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
New Year 2017 Special
Jan 10 2017 - Jan 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
February 2017 Special
Feb 1 2017 - Feb 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Spring 2017
Mar 15 2017 - Jun 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Property Damage Protection $99

Rates are based on the normal occupancy of 4 adults; children under 9 years of age are free of charge. Extra persons above the normal occupancy, including children 10+ years of age, are charged at $20/person/night.
Maximum occupancy is 10 persons total, including children of all ages.

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Mae Nam Beach Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Tank
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Room 6 - outdoor shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Patio
  • Sand Box
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • In Ground Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Smoking only permitted outside

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