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Where To Stay In Koh Samui? Top 10 Private Pool Villas Not To Miss! - Updated 2020

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Fancy a getaway out in nature, chilling by the private pool with a refreshing glass of cocktail? If that sounds like your idea of a perfect holiday, you have to check out Koh Samui, the second largest island in Thailand. Lying in the Gulf of Thailand off Kra Isthmus’s east coast, the island is known for its lush mountainous rainforest, palm-fringed beaches with coconut groves, and luxury resorts. Discover the best villas with the best 10 private pools to stay at in Koh Samui for a fabulously luxurious retreat you won’t want to miss out on.

1. Choeng Mon

Made up of a series of bays on the island’s northeastern tip, Choeng Mon is just 15 minutes north of the busiest Chaweng Beach, and only 5 minutes from the iconic Big Buddha. Despite the proximity to major attractions on Koh Samui, Choeng Mon features pristine beaches and clear waters with a serene feel. With several restaurants on the beachfront, and the high street conveniently located nearby, Choeng Mon is a very family-friendly area, dominated by upmarket resorts which promises an exclusive holiday even if you don’t venture out. Below are 3 of the best resorts with private pool villas for a great Choeng Mon Beach retreat.

1a. Villa Callisto (from 472 USD per night for 4)

Located just a 6-minute walk from Choeng Mon Beach, Villa Callisto is a contemporary oceanfront property featuring a private outdoor infinity pool and spacious living space that can accommodate up to four guests. The entire villa is fitted with floor-to-ceiling windows, so you can enjoy unparalleled panoramic views of Tongson Bay on the Plai Laem peninsula. Given the strategic east-facing position of Villa Callisto, wake up to the fascinating sunrise moment in the comfort of the stylish villa. While restaurants are conveniently located near the villa, you may also wnat to make use of the fully-equipped modern kitchen in order to whip up your own meals. Make yourself at home with the heartwarming hospitality and chic facilities at Villa Callisto!

Villa Callisto

Address: 8/101 Moo 5 Plai Leam Soi 7 Bophut, Koh Samui, 84320 Choeng Mon Beach (see map)

Price: from 472 USD per night for 4

Travelers Review: Exceptional 9.8 (from 5 reviews)

1b. SALA Samui Choengmon Beach (from 326 USD per night for 2)

SALA Samui Choengmon Beach is a five-star holiday resort set in traditional Thai architecture, featuring luxurious modern facilities for a pampering retreat. Strategically located within a 10-minute drive from the airport, Fisherman’s Village, and Chaweng Centre, you can enjoy all the convenience in peace as you lounge around on the exclusive 80-metre (262.5-foot) long stretch of white sandy beach just for resort guests. For an even more idyllic getaway, choose to stay in one of the seven villa types with a private pool and sun deck. Furthermore, you may also enjoy a therapeutic massage in the spa pavilion, sweat it out in the fitness centre or savour delicious Thai and international dishes right on site. Pamper yourself with the wonderful service and facilities at SALA Samui Choengmon Beach.

SALA Samui Choengmon Beach

Address: 10/9 Moo 5, Baan Plai Laem,, 84320 Choeng Mon Beach (see map)

Price: from 326 USD per night for 2

Travelers Review: Superb 9.3 (from 727 reviews)

1c. Blue Wave Choengmon (from 156 USD per night for 4)

If you prefer to skip the posh hotels and opt for the more affordable private houses, then Blue Wave Choengmon is a wonderful choice to consider. Located about 300 metres (984.3 feet) from the pristine Choengmon Beach, Blue Wave Choengmon is tucked away in a quiet street just off the main road for a peaceful yet convenient stay in Koh Samui. Contemporarily furnished with a private outdoor pool, beautiful garden and comfortable rooms with terrace, the villa is large enough to accommodate up to six guests travelling together. The best part of it all, the villa was only completed in early 2017 so all the furnishings are brand spanking new!

Blue Wave Choengmon

Address: Soi Shooting Range Moo.5 , Bophut, Samui, Suratthani, 84320 Choeng Mon Beach (see map)

Price: from 156 USD per night for 4

Travelers Review: Fabulous 8.7 (from 7 reviews)

2. Chaweng

Chaweng is home to the busiest and biggest town, as well as the best beach on the island. This is where you will be able to find a wide range of accommodation options easily compared to elsewhere on Koh Samui, and there is also a bustling nightlife scene in Chaweng with bars and restaurants catering to every taste. Because of that, Chaweng is the place for younger travellers seeking entertaining nightlife. Check out these top three private pool villa resorts if Chaweng sounds like the perfect place for you.

2a. Rocking Chair Pool Villa (from 179 USD per night for 4)

If you want to enjoy all the conveniences of being close to the vibrant Chaweng town yet still enjoy a calm and quiet stay, stay at Rocking Chair Pool Villa. The two-bedroom, fully-furnished villa is just a quick two-minute drive into the town centre, but cutely nestled in a peaceful location away from the touristy crowds. The living space is not only spacious, but immaculate and comfortable with everything you would expect to see in a home. In addition, the private outdoor pool is so massive you can swim as many laps as you desire. Together with the impeccable service provided by the friendly host, staying at Rocking Chair Pool Villa in Chaweng will certainly create rocking good memories!

Rocking Chair Pool Villa

Address: 162/148 Moo 2 Bophut Koh samui Suratthani, 84320 Chaweng (see map)

Price: from 179 USD per night for 4

Travelers Review: Exceptional 9.5 (from 83 reviews)

2b. Casa De Mar (from 667 USD per night for 2)

Casa De Mar boasts an excellent location on Chaweng Beach with the sandy beach just a few steps away. Access to the glittering cool waters of the Gulf of Thailand is extremely convenient. The resort offers several types of accommodation, but for the ultimate indulgence, book yourself into the lavish villa with private pool. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing views of the idyllic ocean through the full-length glass door in the comfort of your villa. Chill with a drink on the sundeck by the private pool or jump in for a refreshing dip anytime you wish. On days you feel like exploring the island, major attractions like Chaweng Walking Street and Big Buddha are just a short drive away.

Casa De Mar

Address: 154/16 Moo 2, Bo Phut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, 84320 Chaweng (see map)

Price: from 667 USD per night for 2

Travelers Review: Very Good 8.5 (from 816 reviews)

2c. Nora Beach Resort & Spa (from 409 USD per night for 2)

Set on a large plot of tropical gardens, Nora Beach Resort & Spa is a peaceful resort located just a five-minute free shuttle away from the famous Chaweng Beach and 10-minute drive to the airport. The resort looks out to a secluded bay, so even if you are lazy to explore the island, the tranquil views from the exclusive bay are enough to keep you spellbound. For villa with private pool options, choose from either the Pool Villa Suite or Beachfront Pool Villa Suite which are elegantly furnished with refined touches of traditional Thai design. The daily buffet breakfast is not only pleasing for the palate but also a feast for the eyes as the restaurant is set by the pristine beach.

Nora Beach Resort & Spa

Address: 222 Moo 2, Chaweng beach, Bo phut ,koh Samui, 84320 Chaweng (see map)

Price: from 409 USD per night for 2

Travelers Review: Very Good 8.3 (from 106 reviews)

3. Lamai

As Koh Samui’s second largest resort area after Chaweng, Lamai boasts a gorgeous but quieter beach front compared to its big sister. This is where travellers will be able to find slightly cheaper tourist facilities than Chaweng, and enjoy the laid-back atmosphere for a relaxing holiday. Read on for two of the best villa properties with private pool in Lamai in this section.

3a. Renaissance Koh Samui Resort & Spa (from 253 USD per night for 2)

Situated along Laem Nan Beach in Lamai, Renaissance Koh Samui Resort & Spa offers large rooms and villas featuring contemporary Thai decor with polished wooden flooring. The resort is just a quick three-minute walk to the powdery beach. Check into a villa with private pool for privacy and enjoy a dip anytime you wish. To reward yourself further, book a beachfront pool villa where you can soak in stunning views of the ocean while lounging by the private pool. Of course, in a reputable luxury hotel chain like Renaissance, you can expect to receive excellent service from the hospitable staff in this Koh Samui resort just like other Renaissance hotels.

Renaissance Koh Samui Resort & Spa

Address: 208/1, Moo 4, Laem Nan Beach, Lamai, Thong Takian, 84310 Lamai (see map)

Price: from 253 USD per night for 2

Travelers Review: Fabulous 8.6 (from 366 reviews)

3b. Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa (from 211 USD per night for 2)

Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa is another lavish hotel chain fronting the sandy Lamai Beach surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens. All suites and villas of the property feature the latest in-room entertainment facilities with chic decor in spacious living spaces. Book a stay in the oceanfront pool villa or pavilion pool villa to enjoy exclusive private pool access in a refined setting. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the large outdoor bathtub or stylish infinity pool in your oceanfront pool villa, which overlooks the breathtaking ocean.

Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa

Address: 146/24 Moo 4, Lamai Beach, Maret, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84310, Thong Takian, 84310 Lamai (see map)

Price: from 211 USD per night for 2

Travelers Review: Very Good 8.5 (from 280 reviews)

4. Mae Nam

Compared to other major beaches on Koh Samui, Mae Nam is much quieter and secluded with more room for the beach-goer to spread out. This is the ideal spot for those who want to really escape from the hustle and bustle of the city because Mae Nam evokes a more local vibe with village feel than any other place on the island. Sounds like what you are looking for? Then check out the top two private villa resorts in this section.

4a. SENSIMAR Koh Samui Resort and Spa (from 337 USD per night for 2)

SENSIMAR Koh Samui Resort and Spa is an adult-only resort in a tranquil beachfront location along Mae Nam Beach with excellent customer service, well-appointed accommodation, and relaxing environment for a great holiday. Stay in the beachfront private pool villa for the most classy retreat in Mae Nam, where you can relax in the comfort of your stylish villa and gaze into the picturesque ocean all day long. This is definitely an indulgent getaway you do not want to miss!

SENSIMAR Koh Samui Resort and Spa

Address: 44/133 Moo 1, Ko Samui, Surat Thani, 84330 Mae Nam (see map)

Price: from 337 USD per night for 2

Travelers Review: Superb 9.2 (from 887 reviews)

4b. Khwan Beach Resort – Luxury Glamping and Pool Villas Samui (from 235 USD per night for 2)

Situated in the best-rated area in Mae Nam, Khwan Beach Resort (Luxury Glamping and Pool Villas Samui) is a luxury resort property just a minute from the secluded beach. The resort offers stylish private pool villas and luxury tents featuring beautiful Thai Art with chic decor for a one-of-a-kind holiday experience. Enjoy luxury living in the private pool villa, fitted with modern entertainment media, fully equipped kitchen with wonderful views of the garden or river. In-villa fine dining featuring French and Thai cuisines is also available. Experience an unforgettable getaway at the unique Khwan Beach Resort!

Khwan Beach Resort – Luxury Glamping and Pool Villas Samui

Address: 67/61 Moo 1, Maenam, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, 84330 Mae Nam (see map)

Price: from 235 USD per night for 2

Travelers Review: Superb 9.1 (from 244 reviews)

Pamper yourself with a private pool villa retreat in Koh Samui

Now that you have a better idea of Koh Samui’s different beach areas with a list of top private pool villas, have you decided where to head to for that deserving retreat? It’s time to reward yourself with the perfect holiday on that white sandy beach in Thailand. Book a stay in one of the top 10 private pool villas now for an unforgettable vacation now!

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