Around this time of year, we start to hear rumblings of interest in a Thailand getaway being on the cards. We can’t go past the turquoise waters of tropical Koh Samui and island paradise which is their beachfront villas. We have curated our favourite go-to’s for holidays of all sizes. Whether you are looking for a quiet nook away from the crowds or a 26-bedroom estate (yes, we said 26-bedrooms) large enough to bring your entourage – we have you covered.
Be whisked away to this stunning beachfront villa and enjoy your stay in 2-bedroom pavilion style abode. Your villas skilled private chef can prepare your meals daily – we suggest taking in the secluded private beach view whilst enjoying a barbecue with your group. This villa is ideal for a family, a couple or a group of friends. You can also rent multiple villas neighbouring each other if you’re travelling in larger groups.
From: US $529 /night
Boasting white sandy beaches, swaying palm trees and calm crystal clear waters – this 3-bedroom modern villa offers a blissful holiday lifestyle. An effortless layout throughout this open-plan style living and entertaining areas make for the ideal sunset cocktails and beach barbecue location. We suggest lounging poolside to watch the mesmerising tropical sunsets.
From: US $693 /night
This sunny 3-bedroom villa is set amongst the palm trees in Laem Set, Koh Samui. Fully staffed with your own private butler, villa manager, housekeepers and chef – you will never need to lift a finger whilst holidaying in the tropics. Travellers of any age will be thoroughly entertained thanks to the flatscreen TV with satellite channels, DVD player and Xbox.
From: US $437 /night
A 21st-century pearl of the Orient, in a private gated beachfront community in Laem Noi; our minimalist chic 3-bedroom villa is the crème-de-la-crème location of Koh Samui. If you are looking for cutting edge design, the latest gadgets and a full concierge service – a stay at Villa Soong offers all this and more.
From: US $676 /night
A tranquil nook of Koh Samui is where this stunning 5-bedroom modern villa hides. Strategically positioned to soak in both sunrise and sunset from your 12-metre swimming pool or open-air jacuzzi. Just a short stroll away are many beachfront restaurants – the ideal place for people watching.
From: US $1,353 /night
A zero-edge swimming pool, jacuzzi and Thai style architecture complete this 5-bedroom villa that is located in the exclusive Dhevatara Cove estate. We recommend having your gourmet chef prepare Thai cuisine and Western favourites. If you are travelling with children the shallow section of the swimming pool will mean the kids can dip their toes safely whilst you recline in one of the resort style sun loungers.
From: US $1,177 /night
Travelling with children can be difficult when you are trying to find the perfect villa to suit your needs. We love this luxurious blend of sleek loft style living mixed with a thought-through approach to keeping the children safe and entertained. Whether they are playing in their kids’ pool or chilling out in their purpose built bunk rooms – this 5-bedroom villa is perfect for families.
From: US $1,588 /night
Built with children in mind – this engaging 5-bedroom villa boasts one of the world’s coolest kids rooms and beautifully landscaped gardens. This three-story pavilion style villa comes with a private gym, projector screens to enjoy movies and an iMac loaded with music and applications sure to meet all individuals preferences. Looking to relax? We suggest having a masseuse help you to be pampered on the second-floor sea view terrace.
From: US $1,765 /night
A beacon for outstanding luxury, that sits stylishly on the mostly untouched south coast of Koh Samui – this 5-bedroom villa is sure to impress even the most well-travelled of guests. This gem is surrounded by lush tropical gardens, a private tennis court and an immediately striking swimming pool upon entering the villa.
From: US $1,012 /night
Sitting pretty in Lamai is this 5-bedroom villa just sheer metres from Namuang Waterfall. Whilst you go exploring on land or try your turn at water sports like kayaking, wind surfing and paddle boarding your villas private chef will prepare you a scrumptious barbeque onsite. Nothing short of a tropical dream – we recommend this beachfront oasis for large groups and multigenerational family getaways.
From: US $1,942 /night
Dramatic high ceilings, unique art and cosy furnishing complete this gorgeous 6-bedroom beachfront villa in Lamai. The angular design has been inspired by the protruding boulders, white sandy beach and earthy nature that surrounds this pristine Thai villa. Filled with all the luxurious you’d expect like WiFi, satellite TV, Xbox and a HD projector screen – ideal for a tropical movie night in. When you are not swaying on the two hammocks by day, you can explore Lamai Beach local shopping and restaurants.
From: US $1,942 /night
A well-manicured and professionally landscaped garden greets you upon entering this 6-bedroom oasis. Split into several distinct pavilions all flowing out to the beachfront swimming pool. We suggest having your afternoon cocktails in the sunken pool lounge whilst you admire the island’s awe-inspiring natural environment. Don’t worry we didn’t forget about the kids, their own private oasis is safely tucked away next to the dining space, complete with their full wall chalkboards, toys and bunk beds.
From: US $1,765 /night
Perched on the corner of a former coconut plantation is this beautiful beachfront villa with direct beach access. The ultimate tropical escape with a gym, dedicated spa room, magical outdoor cinema and a choice of 2 swimming pools including a swim-up bar. Featuring high ceilings, wooden furnishings and a relaxing manicured garden – this 6-bedroom villa in the tropics spaciously awaits your next group holiday.
From: US $1,648 /night
Pristine beach frontage awaits at our private 6-bedroom retreat – perfect for friends and families looking to escape the crowds. The centre-piece of this property is the expansive L-shaped pool that is surrounded by sun loungers and lush green lawns perfect for play. The downstairs games room is an interactive experience boasting a pool table, foosball, and chill out area.
From: US $1,647 /night
Spectacular views over Big Buddha Bay and neighbouring Thai islands are what you will find upon entering this picture-perfect 7-bedroom oasis on the white sandy beaches of Bang Rak, Koh Samui. Beautiful classic design with natural tones and luxurious aesthetics are complemented by the lush gardens and outdoor dining area. Your skilled private chef will happily prepare traditional Thai cuisine and Western favourite too.
From: US $1,430 /night
Modern in design and featuring natural toned wooden décor – this island style 7-bedroom villa is the white sandy beach paradise you have been searching for. Built over two floors- this spacious villa is great for large groups or families travelling together as it has a purpose-built bunk room for the kids. Your villas private chef can whip up a menu to keep both the children’s taste buds entertained whilst the adults enjoy a variety of Asian and Western dishes.
From: US $1,647 /night
After taking a dip in your 32-metre lap pool you can wander down the stairs to enjoy your own beachfront stretch of sand. Secluded away from the crowds in a private cove and wrapped around by flowering gardens – this 7-bedroom cliffside retreat offers privacy as well as unspoilt views of the northern shores of Koh Samui. If fitness takes your fancy, you can make use of your dedicated health & fitness area with fully fitted gym, dry sauna, Jacuzzi, shower, changing room and a private massage room or play a game of tennis on your private court.
From: US $2,118 /night
Contemporary in design and filled with elegant furnishings, our 8-bedroom Thai style villa is located on a quiet nook of Five Island Beach. Legendary for pristine sunsets and panoramic ocean views, we recommend having your private villa chef prepare an evening meal to be enjoyed on the large outdoor terrace. Boasting 2 infinity pools that can accommodate fun and games as well as a quiet tranquil dip – this versatile villa is great for large groups.
From: US $1,588 /night
Villa Kalyana is the largest private beachfront villa in Southeast Asia with 26 bedrooms – the ultimate place in Asia to bring your entourage. This beachfront oasis blends tropical surroundings and ocean views with commanding pyramided pavilions to create a luxury island hideaway. With a variety of bedding configurations sprawled across multiple wings, this Koh Samui escape is ideal for retreats and large group holidays.
From: US $2,942 /night
Ministry of Villas offers luxury villas in Thailand and throughout Asia. We provide a service that goes beyond what you see online – contact our team to find out more. Whether you are searching for a grand mansion by the sea in Bali or places to visit in Vietnam, we have done the research to ensure we can be your trusted guide.