This absolute stunner of a villa is a haven of understated luxury set on the lush headland between Kamala and Patong beaches along Phuket's west coast. Designed by Paris-based architect Arte Charpentier, the six-bedroom, fully staffed Villa Minh is an inviting escape for groups or extended families.
Perched on the hillside overlooking the sea within a private estate, Minh is a peaceful and private holiday home that has been built with care to preserve a connection with its glorious coastal setting. Extensive use of wood, stone and marble adds a natural touch to the villa's lavish living areas both inside and out, while its collection of art and antiques catches the eye at every turn. The 17.5-metre infinity pool with built-in jacuzzi reflects the changing colours of the sky by day then lights up like a starlit night after dark.
Entertaining is a delight at Villa Minh, whether indulging in a casual barbecue with a few friends or hosting an intimate dinner. In-villa entertainment is easy with Minh's excellent sound system, home theatre, pool table and modern kitchen-dining facilities, while its stunnning pool and tropical backdrop add visual panache outdoors. For a pampering pedicure or restorative massage, the private spa room offers professional equipment and blissful ocean views.
Elegance abounds in the bedrooms as well, especially in the two master suites with their marble ensuite bathrooms and timber ceilings dramatically rising above the king-sized beds. The four guest bedrooms offer flexibility for families and groups, with two connecting rooms and one with a pair of queen-sized beds. All bedrooms are connected by stairs and a lift, while a second lift links the top-level car park and villa entrance to the dining and living room pavilion below.
Guests at Villa Minh are cared for by a professional full-time team of staff including a villa manager, concierge and skilled chef, whose delicious and beautifully presented dishes make exploring Thai cuisine a treat.
Though private and secluded, Villa Minh is just 20-minutes' drive from both Patong and Kamala, while many of the island's top sights and activities are within easy reach. Minh's villa manager and concierge are on hand to offer insights and assistance on things to see and do.
Samira, which means ‘cool breeze' in Sanskrit, is stylishly designed in mostly blue, turquoise and white tones inspired by the owner's love of the sea. Families and groups of friends have plenty of space to gather and celebrate, with Samira's inviting aquamarine-tiled 17-metre pool and jacuzzi at the heart of the villa surrounded by a wide terrace incorporating alfresco dining and lounging areas. Indoor living areas, which include a chic living room, kitchen and dining room, and games room with a pool table, all open to the pool terrace, while the media room is tucked away behind the games room. And those seeking total restoration will want to book some massage treatment time in Samira's custom built spa room.Occupying the entire top floor of one of the villa's two large pavilions, the king-bedded master suite is a romantic escape with a jacuzzi plunge pool overlooking the sea on its private terrace, plus a double bathtub set discreetly to the rear of the terrace. Two ensuite guest bedrooms lie on the top floor of the second pavilion, while three bedrooms on the lower floor offer private bathrooms with showers. Beds in the lower floor can be set up in king or twin configurations, offering greater flexibility.Samira is staffed by a dedicated team including an English speaking villa manager and a skilled Thai chef, available to prepare all meals. With its superb setting and top quality facilities, Samira is a fantastic venue to stage a picture-perfect wedding or special event. Beyond the villa, the best beaches, dining spots and leisure attractions of Phuket including laid-back Kamala Beach and the nightlife of Patong are within easy reach by car
With its cutting-edge design flair and glorious ocean views, Villa Amanzi Kamala is a fantasy holiday escape found in an exclusive estate near Kamala Beach. Characterised by clean lines and bright, minimalist interiors that invite the outside in, Amanzi Kamala forms a glimmering presence on the jungle-clad hillside.This three-storey villa is a true visual masterpiece designed to celebrate – not outshine – its beautiful tropical surrounds. The hill's steep rock face forms a natural wall on the two lower levels, while the chic living area fully opens to the pool and gardens to let the breezes flow through. The 15-metre pool extending toward the sea is the dazzling focal point of the villa, especially at sunset when sea, sky and pool are all set ablaze with crimson colours. A touch-screen controlled sound system lets you set the mood with ease, while the family room downstairs has Apple TV, a pool table and other gadgets and games to keep guests of all ages entertained. The six bedrooms set on the top and bottom floors are each stylish retreats with private bathrooms and fabulous views, especially from the master suite with its floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides and an alfresco terrazzo bathtub. Guests who don't manage to nab the coveted master suite can still enjoy a relaxing soak, in the sea-view jacuzzi next to the family room.
From the moment you lay eyes on Villa Chada you will be enchanted with its elegance and peaceful splendour. Sandstone walkways lead you around the spectacular gardens revealing immaculate lawns and lotus ponds guarded over by gargoyles. Casuarina and coconut trees soar into the sky and stone statues and authentic wood carvings transport you back to ancient times.This classic villa, named after a traditional Thai headdress, has four peak-roofed pavilions spread out around the grounds, a perfect retreat for groups of friends and families with teenage children. The classical architecture along with the high ceilings, polished wood floors and antique objects of art, collected over the years by the owner, create an interesting ambience.What really sets this six-bedroom villa apart from others is the 16-metre pool, extending towards the sea -it's an alluring focal point. The pool and living pavilions create open comfortable spaces that bring everyone together, as does the master suite's wraparound terrace, an idyllic spot to gather and watch the sun slowly descend into the horizon.
Stepping into One Waterfall Bay's serene realm you'll notice a beautiful balance of bright, open spaces, refined fittings and luxurious, spacious interiors that allow for full enjoyment of its tropical setting and ocean views. Situated on a hillside estate in one of Phuket's most prestigious coastal addresses, this villa will delight families or groups seeking a secluded holiday, yet one with all the fun of Asia's most dynamic resort island close at hand.This multi-floored villa is set around a wide pool terrace for sun-drenched frolicking by day and stargazing at night. Ideal for entertaining, the villa boasts a swimming pool with jacuzzi, a futuristic cinema room, professional kitchen, elegant indoor and outdoor dining, a spa room and a choice of cosy gathering places including a living room, study and rooftop terrace. In the corner of the formal dining room is a pool table for an extra touch of fun.The villa's five main bedrooms, which include two decadent master suites, feature ample furnishings and ensuite bathrooms with bathtubs or jacuzzis. With the exception of a twin-bedded garden-view room, all other bedrooms are furnished with king-sized beds. A sixth bedroom, smaller in size but with king-size bed and a private bathroom, offers additional accommodation for two.Complementing the villa's impressive facilities is its staff, including the friendly villa manager and Thai chef who is on hand to expertly prepare all your meals throughout the day. The guest relations manager will help you discover the myriad island sights beyond the villa, while a personal driver with a ten-passenger van is included in the villa rate, providing a level of service rare among Phuket private villas.Some of the island's best restaurants are located within nearby resorts, while on Kamala Beach you'll find a range of watersports, including surf- and body-board rental. Golf courses, marinas, shopping centres and many outdoor leisure activities are all within easy reach.