Villa Serendipity - The Perfect Zen Getaway
Perched on the hill, overlooking the Gulf of Thailand, Villa Serendipity provides the perfect place to relax and enjoy luxury living during your vacation.
An architectural delight and featured recently in Thailand's equivalent of Home and Garden magazine, this 4 bedroom, 4 baths villa provides luxurious, yet easy living for up to 6 guests, and is complete with its own swimming pool, a yoga sala, its own private herbs garden, indoor and outdoor kitchens.
Reached via a private road, Villa Serendipity welcomed you with a clear entrance pond which opens into a magnificent cathedral height space that encompasses a large foyer, the living and the dining rooms. Perfect for indoor and outdoor living, this easy flowing space has doors that can be opened and folded, providing fresh gentle breezes even on the hottest days. Tucked next to the dining room is the well equipped indoor kitchen and a breakfast counter where one can catch up on international TV news while away from home.
The living pavilion is separated from the common pavilion by a beautifully appointed lawn and garden, with an infinity edge kidney shape pool where one can catch the perfect sunset. Reached by a flight of short stairs, the Master Suite includes a study, a master bathroom with indoor, outdoor showers, and a tub with views to die for, as well as a tastefully decorated master bedroom. The master bathroom opens to a secret garden where one can meditate, or admire the views in the midst of the sound of a waterfall and the smell of seasonal flowers. From this secret garden, one can meander through the boulders to a sweet yoga sala. Below the Master Suite are two bedroom suites, both with interesting shower gardens. All of the rooms have unobstructed views of the Gulf of Thailand.
A walk down the curved steps from the main pavilions is a big entertainment room with a 55” flat screen TV and sound systems. Next to the entertainment room is the fourth bedroom suite.
As the sun goes down, Villa Serendipity turns into a magical place with its lights. There is wi-fi throughout the villa. Both the living room and the master bedroom have the latest technology B&O televisions.
The Villa is maintained by Live-in Housekeepers, Khun Big and Khun John, who reside in the lower level of the Villa. A complimentary continental style breakfast is included in your booking. Evening meals upon request, can be provided by Khun Big, where there will be a charge of the cost of food, plus a 15% service charge, together with a small transportation charge. Khun Big will be ready to delight with her Thai home cooking with many of the vegetables and herbs grown in our garden.
Please note that no additional guests other than those who have booked to stay at the villa, are permitted to stay overnight.
No all male groups allowed and no smoking is permitted inside and outside the villa.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Laem Set 500 m|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Samui International 16 km, Nearest railway: Suratthani 100 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms and 4 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Single beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Nepresso Coffee Machine is also at the villa
Villa Serendipity is managed by David Smart, the owner resides in Hong Kong.
This is strictly a no smoking villa, outside as well as inside.
Koh Samui is the largest of the Siam gulf islands and resides on an archipelago of 80 smaller islands of which very few (6) are inhabited. With its beautiful coconut trees and hills covered with lush vegetation and the white chalky mountains it offers a wonder of natural beauty to explore and enjoy.
It enjoys a tropical climate with its main season running from Dec to April. You will find the standard of living very attractive and there are many shops offering summer clothing and accessories.
Within 5-10 minutes drive of the Villa you have over half a dozen restaurants serving Thai and western food, 3 mini-marts plus Tesco express for your daily needs, several laundry shops, a couple of small garden bars, and a beach bar at Laem Set.
For entertainment you have the tiger zoo, aquarium and butterfly garden. Slightly further a field you have the waterfalls.
The nearest beach from the Villa is Laem Set which is approx 1km , not the best beach on Samui but its ok, complete with a rustic Thai style beach bar that serves ice cold beer and food, the beach is good for children as it is quite shallow for a hundred meters or so. Also close by is Centara Villas Resort and Samui Orchid which opens its doors to non residents and have many facilities to enjoy, including numerous restaurants and bars go on spoil yourself.
5 minutes away by motorbike or car you have the fishing village of Baan Hua Thanon where fresh fish, fruit and vegetables are sold daily at the local market, also the home of Baan Hua Thanon seafood restaurant a well recommended eatery with a fantastic menu, a bit slow but well worth the wait.
Lamai is a beach side tourist town 5 to10 mins drive from the Villa. There are many shops lining the streets offering locally made souvenirs and clothes. When the sun goes down the streets come alive with lights and music from the night market and variety of bars while the restaurants serve excellent Thai and western dishes in the town and on the beach.
Thai boxing is also popular and Lamai has its own professional and amateur boxing ring.
There is also the Namuang Waterfalls, Crocodile farm and Elephant trekking which can be found a short distance away plus many temples and a snake farm.
The Aquarium ,Tiger Zoo and Butterfly Garden is within 5 mins drive of the villa
Royal Samui Golf & Country Club. 18 hole course under construction but first 9 holes now open on mountain overlooking Lamai, 15 minutes from the villa.
Just remember nowhere on the island is more than 35 minutes away, private car hire with a driver, taxis, motor bike taxis and the local public transport which run around the ring road called song taews or simply hire a motorbike or car.
Villa Serendipity is located on Sitara Retreat, and is a 15 minute walking distance of Laem Set beach (where you can watch the local fishermen take out their long-tailed boats in the late afternoon).
It is a condition of Sitara Retreat that a 4 x 4 vehicle (or moped) is required to drive on the estate. We can assist in the hire of these vehicles at a competitive price. Click the link to our website for details. The roads are also quiet around this area, unlike the busy north of the island.
If your intentions are not to hire a vehicle or moped, taxis can pick you up at the entrance of Sitara, which is a 4 or 5 minute walk down the hill.