Staying in a private villa offers many perks. The dedicated staff will shower you with hospitality and the individual villa guarantees absolute privacy and plenty of room for the whole group. Some villas also have architecture and interior design that’s quite simply to die for – or at least worth an Instagram post or three!

Check out these 10 villas that’ll take your afternoon nap to a whole new level with their amazing sunken living rooms.

Iniala Beach House Villa Bianca Living Room | Natai, Phang Nga

Villa Bianca is a designer villa perched on the beach in Natai in Phang Nga, Thailand. The three-bedroom villa has a sunken lounge modelled after the deck of a luxury yacht. The amazingly designed villa is located at the exclusive Iniala Beach Resort which offers its own fine dining outlets and luxury spa.

Villa Bianca
Location: Natai, Phang Nga
The Iman Villa Open Plan Living | Canggu, Bali

The Iman Villa certainly lives up to its name’s supermodel pedigree. Perfectly positioned between Canggu and Tanah Lot in Bali, the five-bedroom villa offers a massive sunken lounge offering views of cascading rice paddies hugging the villa. The villa is impeccably staffed with a personal chef and butlers.

The Iman Villa
Location: Pererenan, Bali
Villa Mia Samui Reclining Sun Loungers | Chaweng, Koh Samui

Villa Mia Samui is a jaw-dropping beachfront villa which offers equals measures indulgent luxury and family-friendly comfort. The villa’s sunken lounge is hugged by the massive swimming pool, which is flanked by a paddling pool for the kids and outdoor Jacuzzi for sheer indulgence. The villa also has a playground and private gym.

Villa Mia Samui
Location: Chaweng, Koh Samui
Eko Villa Bali Living Area | Seminyak, Bali

Located smack dab in the middle of Seminyak, the epicentre of Bali’s dining and shopping scene, Eko Villa Bali offers a luxurious retreat in the heart of the action. The villa has a private pool, Jacuzzi and media room and comes staffed with a chef and butlers. The unique circular lounge sits close to the pool – the ideal setting for some après-ski cocktails.

Eko Villa Bali
Location: Seminyak, Bali

5. Celadon

Celadon Open Plan Living Area | Koh Samui, Thailand

Celadon is one of the most epically luxurious villas in Koh Samui – and that’s saying something. The villa has one of the most gorgeous private pools on the planet and the huge sunken lounge offers the perfect setting for taking in the ocean views available from this hilltop estate.

Location: Maenam, Koh Samui

Villa Malouna Outdoor Lounge | Koh Samui, Thailand

Villa Malouna is a magnificent beachfront villa in Bang Por, Koh Samui. The villa’s sunken lounge must be one of the most beautiful on the planet: not only is it hugged by the villa’s 27-metre swimming pool, but it also offers amazing views of the beach and ocean. The six bedrooms are gorgeous with ensuite bathrooms boasting sumptuous terrazzo bathtubs.

Villa Malouna
Location: Bang Por, Koh Samui
Villa Cocogroove Living Area | Seminyak, Bali

Villa Cocogroove offers laid-back tropical vibes in the heart of trendy Seminyak in Bali. The villa is furnished with gorgeous Indonesian antiques and with carvings paired together with modern technology and an inviting swimming pool. The sunken lounge offers plenty of room for the whole party to get together and enjoy the lush views of the villa’s tropical gardens.

Villa Cocogroove
Location: Seminyak, Bali
Villa Splash Indoor Living Area | Nathon, Koh Samui

Villa Splash makes, well, a real splash perched high up on the hills in Koh Samui. The five-bedroom luxury villa pulls out all the stops by offering a cinema room, private gym, massage room and of course, a massive 22-metre swimming pool. The villa’s chic sunken lounge is big enough for an entourage and offers gorgeous views of Samui island and the ocean.

Villa Splash
Location: Nathon, Koh Samui
Villa Phinisi Living Area | Seminyak, Bali

Villa Phinisi is perfectly located in Seminyak, Bali. The seven-bedroom villa is within walking distance from Ku De Ta beach club and all the restaurants lining the famous Eat Street. The villa’s sunken lounge is beautifully positioned to offer underwater views of the pool. Villa Phinsi is located next to Villa Jempiring and the two villas can be booked as combined 12-bedroom option.

Villa Phinsi
Location: Seminyak, Bali
Villa Spice Lime Samui 3 Living Pavilion | Koh Samui, Thailand

Villa Spice Lime Samui 3 is one of the most beautiful villas in Koh Samui. The epic views from this hillside villa are perfectly matched by the sleek design of the luminous indoor spaces. The five-bedroom villa offers every luxury imaginable: cinema room, gym, massage room, Jacuzzi, personal chef, vast infinity pool… The sunken lounge is covered in azure blue cushions, perfectly matching the ocean vistas stretching out into the distance.

Villa Spice Lime Samui 3
Location: Nathon, Koh Samui

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