Clear blue skies, glimmering ocean waters, abundant greenery—it’s what villa vacationers immediately conjure up when they think about Koh Samui. So we’ve put together a roundup of some of our favourite villas below. All these properties offer breathtaking views, along with enviable living spaces and amenities—think infinity pools, sun-drenched terraces and manicured gardens—where you can kick back, rest up and take in the gorgeous scenery.
1. Baan Sawan
From Baan Sawan, you’ll enjoy all the right kinds of blues—turquoise skies filled with puffy white clouds, and ocean waters shimmering in the distance. There are so many spaces where you can take in the picturesque views: from the refreshing waters of the infinity pool, against a lounger on the sun-drenched pool deck, the alfresco dining area or the cosy living room.
Stunning tropical vistas aside, the three-bedroom property also boasts other well-loved features and highlights. There’s a manicured garden perfect for hosting outdoor dinner parties, weddings and other events. The decor is modern and inviting, so you’ll feel at home right away. Baan Sawan’s gourmet chef has an impressive repertoire of dishes up his sleeve too, so you can look forward to scrumptious in-villa dining experiences throughout your stay.
Around Baan Sawan
Baan Sawan enjoys a tucked-away location in the scenic hillside area of Bophut. It’s a 10-minute drive to Bophut Beach, and about eight minutes’ drive to Fisherman’s Village, a hub with restaurants, bars and shops. Other popular attractions nearby include The Yogarden (yoga studio), Island Organics (cooking studio), Wat Plai Laem and the Big Buddha.
Set in a prime beachfront location, Villa Upni Duniya offers jaw-dropping ocean views. The breathtaking coastal scenery is yours to enjoy all day, whether you’re lounging indoors in the living area or relaxing outdoors by the infinity pool, jacuzzi or cabana.
But it isn’t just the scenery that’s postcard-perfect; the villa is just as impressive from the inside. The grounds, featuring lotus ponds, lush foliage and beautifully design walkways are captivating. Plus, the various living spaces are tastefully appointed with wooden furnishings, Thai artworks and ornate chandeliers.
With nine bedrooms spread out across the property, Villa Upni Duniya is a great option for large group getaways of up to 18 guests.
Around Villa Upni Duniya
Villa Upni Duniya enjoys direct beach access. It’s also located close to restaurants and beach bars, including popular venues like Casa Luna and La Côte de Bœuf. Fisherman’s Village, home to family-friendly restaurants, bars and shops is just five minutes’ drive away. Cultural attractions (the Big Buddha, Wat Plai Laem), yoga studios, cooking studios and spa venues are also located close by.
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Avasara Residence looks out to abundant greenery and rugged coastlines—the sort of scenery that comes to mind when you’re daydreaming about the perfect tropical getaway. Bi-folding doors, expansive windows and glass railings frame the room and outdoor spaces, enabling guests to enjoy uninterrupted views. On breezy days, push back the bi-folding doors to create indoor-outdoor living areas that open out to the picturesque surroundings.
Five bedrooms accommodate 10 guests comfortably.
Around Avasara Residence
The villa is located within proximity to the beach, local amenities and restaurants. Bophut Beach is about 10 minutes’ drive away. Attractions located between 10 to 20 minutes’ drive from the villa include Fisherman’s Village, Big Buddha, Wat Plai Laem and The Yogarden. Wondering where the best beaches in Koh Samui are? Check out our Koh Samui beach guide.
Panorama Summit Villa is nestled atop the hills, so guests are perfectly positioned to take in the surrounding scenery: you’ll look out to a verdant landscape, rugged coastlines and the ocean.
Five bedrooms, each featuring modern furnishings and a generously proportioned en suite, are spread out across the property. The main living areas are airy and inviting and encourage groups to congregate. Sink down into the sofa in the living area, sip a sundowner with friends by the poolside or enjoy an in-villa dining experience at the alfresco dining area.
Around Panorama Summit Villa
The villa is six minutes’ drive to Choeng Mon Beach, a picturesque bay popular with couples and families. Other attractions close by including the Big Buddha, Wat Plai Laem, Yodyut Muaythai studio and the Six Senses Samui Spa.
At Villa Ayundra, you will enjoy an uninterrupted ocean vista at the coast of Nathon Beach. This spacious modern beachfront villa provides a small private beach with low tide. The villa boasts a combination of beautiful European and Thai styles with cream and earth-toned hues.
There are 5 bedrooms on the property that could sleep 10 people. A 20-meter swimming pool, an alfresco dining table, and a poolside bar are perfect for anyone who wants to host a dinner party. From baby equipment to gym and entertainment, this villa provides all your needs. Not mentioning the impeccable services that the staff will give you during your time there.
Around Villa Ayundra
Villa Ayundra offers a great in-villa dining experience, but you can also check out several great restaurants around the place like Nikki Beach Club, The Five Islands, The Island View Restaurant, and Big John’s Restaurant. The famous Nathon Night Food Market where you can try local street food is just an 8-minute drive.
Lipa Noi Beach is just a 9-minute drive from the villa, while Nathon Pier is about an 11-minute drive. From this pier, you can sail to Angthong National Marine Park to do some fun water sport activities.
Villa By The Bay is one of the luxurious villas at Samui Bayside Villas that is located in the secluded part of Plai Laem beach. On the hilltop of Samrong Bay in Koh Samui, the villa offers breathtaking views of the blue ocean and lush green forest. The floor-to-ceiling concertina door enables you to enjoy the sea breeze from the patio or while relaxing in the private spacious infinity swimming pool.
Ideal for 6 people, the beachfront villa boasts 3 modern air-conditioned bedrooms. There is an extra room for the helper or babysitter downstairs, should the need arise. The staff guarantee a complete and top-excellent service during your stay. Enjoy a total rejuvenation holiday in this beautiful and serene place.
Around Villa By The Bay
The villa is located near the extreme northern tip of Samui Island and it’s just a 15-minute away from the airport. Around you will find restaurants, cafes, and beach bars with the best sunset spots.
Villa Tremjasa is located on the hillside of Samrong Bay. Part of Samui Bayside Villas, this modern yet opulent property is surrounded by green forest and overlooks the pristine beaches down below.
A spacious oceanfront infinity pool, al fresco dining table, SONOS surround sound system, and a cute miniature teepe are just some of the amazing things that you will find in this place. The outdoor bar and sun chairs are ready for you to enjoy a great night at the cocktail party. With modern 5 stunning air-conditioned bedrooms that could accommodate up to 11 people, Villa Tremjasa is a perfect place to have an ideal holiday with family and friends.
Around Villa Tremjasa
Nestled and tucked away at the northern tip of Samrong Bay, the villa is suited for anyone who wants an ultimate private getaway. The Plai Laem beach and Samrong beach are just a stroll away, while the airport is just a 17-minute away from the property.
8. Ban Suriya
Incredible ocean vistas are guaranteed, given Ban Suriya’s excellent beachfront location. You’ll look out to the sand, sea, swaying palms and tropical greenery—a view that’s hard to beat.
The villa is a treat for large groups: there are six bedrooms to accommodate up to 15 guests, and a sprawling lawn ideal for weddings and events. The common spaces are open and encourage group gatherings, but there are private nooks and amenities where you can unwind quietly at too—like the sunken library or spa room.
You could easily find yourself staying in much more than you intended, in order to enjoy the villa’s wide-ranging amenities. These include multiple massage rooms (one of which is located in a treehouse), Muay Thai punching bags, pool table, foosball, media room and an outdoor bar.
Around Ban Suriya
Ban Suriya is located in Lipa Noi, within proximity to the restaurants and beach clubs. The stylish Nikki Beach Club, known for its incredible Sunday brunches is just two minutes’ drive away. Thong Krut Fisherman’s Village, about 20 minutes’ drive from your villa has great seafood restaurants. Family-friendly attractions in the vicinity include Laem Sor Beach Disc Golf, Nathon night market, Canopy Adventures Secret Falls and the Secret Buddha Garden.
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