Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Baan Lotus stands in its own fully landscaped grounds and comprises the following accommodation:
Covered entrance porch with sanded marble steps and side plant display plinth. Double wooden doors lead through to the Entrance Hall with ceramic tiled floor and travertine border.
Guest entrance Washroom with wash hand basin and w.c. and mosaic style tiling to walls.
From the entrance hall an archway leads through to the substantial living room with ceramic tiled flooring with travertine marble skirting, two remote controlled ceiling fans, feature ceiling with recessed mood lighting, wall mounted flat screen LED 47" television with HDMI feature and True Move UBC sat. t.v channels and radio options. Integrated dvd/cd player with surround sound.
2 sliding patio doors lead through onto the wooden pool deck.
The outstanding fitted kitchen comprises a range of fitted units with Black African Granite work surfaces, 5-ring gas hob with extractor fan, Siemens oven and microwave, Siemens dishwasher, black double bowl sink unit with waste disposal, ceiling fan and fitted Siemens fridge/freezer.
The Dining Area has a dining table that seats up to 8 persons, ceiling fan and double sets of sliding doors leading through to the wooden pool deck.
Laundry room with plumbed in automatic front loading LG washing machine. A door leads out onto the rear steps and the graveled pathway to the back of the property providing ample space for the drying of personal laundry.
The Master bedroom is accessed from the Entrance Hall and boasts an incredible walk in in Dressing Room with fitted wardrobes and drawers and a separate security safe. The Bedroom has a ceiling fan and air conditioning and sliding doors to the Pool Deck. It has an en-suite Bathroom with corner bath, two wash hand basins, a shower cubicle and external Balinese shower.
Bedroom 2 is directly opposite and accessed from the Dining Area, with air-conditioning and ceiling fan, large wardrobe and en-suite bathroom with marble paneled bath, two wash hand basins, shower cubicle, and w.c.
The 3 rd and 4 th bedrooms are situated off the Living Room with air-conditioning and ceiling fans. A private bathroom is situated adjacent to both bedrooms off the inner hallway, making it personal and exclusive to the guests of these rooms.
Externally there is a fully landscaped garden, substantial block paved driveway leading into the covered car port providing parking for 2 cars with additional parking in the drive for many more.
The substantial wooden pool deck is shaded on all sides and cooled in each area by ceiling fans, operated via dimmer speed switches. The 10 m x 7 m infinity has a wide tiled entrance stairway leading into the shallow area with the pool sloping away to a maximum depth of 2.2 meters.
A particular feature of the outdoor area is the Swedish Sauna, with a capacity for up to 6 persons.
Wooden stairs on both sides of the pool deck lead down into the large lawned gardens.
The Holiday Rates are subject to an additional 10 % Service & cleaning charge, this will be clearly shown in the official quote for you, along with the costs for the airport transfer service if required.
The Holiday Rates include the following:
* Villa cleaning service & bed linen changes every 4/5 th day. (with the exception of Sundays).
* Guest towels are provided at the start of the holiday and changed as above.
* Wireless Internet (Laptop required)
* True Visions T.V satellite service.
* All electric and water costs. (unless stated otherwise).
* 1 x Baby Cot and 1 x High chair.
* The villas pool and gardens are serviced by the on site management team.
A Complimentary welcome pack is provided on arrival comprising of:
* Coffee sachets, tea bags, sugar and creamer sachets.
* A chilled bottle of drinking water for each guest.
* Tea towels are provided at the start of the booking. (please launder as required in the villas washing machine, during your stay).
A detailed guests information folder is provided with a range of local info and suggestions, as well as a through orientation to the villa itself and site services.
The villa is available on a self catering basis only, so it is important to consider this prior to reservation:
Please note we do not provide the following services:
* Pre ordered Groceries, food and beverage supplies (with the exception of the welcome pack) There are 2 large supermarkets within 20 minutes drive of the villa which stock a wide range of items as well as a local 7 – 11 (open 24 hrs).
* Cooks/chefs, daily maids, nannies, chauffeurs, babysitters. (Please note - these services cannot be provided)
* Hair driers and international adapter plugs. (Please bring with you - Voltage is 240 V)
Please note there is no barbecue at the villa.
Hire Car Service
A hire car will be needed as the villa is not located on a main taxi route. (It is advised to reserve your car at the time of the villa booking - no funds are deducted until the car is delivered).
Full arrangements can be made through us to have your car delivered to your villa upon arrival. (full insurance included).
A wide range of fully insured vehicles are available with baby seats, automatic transmission is standard.
Please note, that due to the peaceful atmosphere and tranquil setting of the development that this villa is situated within, bookings are only accepted from families and couples looking for a relaxing and quiet holiday within their own villa. The privacy of all neighbors is asked to be respected.
The management make every effort to ensure that all guest's and home owners privacy is not invaded or disrupted.
The terms of payment are as follows:
Upon confirming the reservation a deposit of 30 % of the total figure incl. the service charge is required to secure the booking.
The balance of the booking is required 8 weeks prior to arrival.
The Villa Payment Options are as follows:
1. Paypal - (subject to applied Paypal fees) An invoice will be manually sent upon confirmation of the reservation.
2. Transfer to our U.K account - Lloyds TSB
2. Bank transfer to our Siam Commercial Thai bank account in Koh Samui.
PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT ACCEPT PAYMENT ON ARRIVAL
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Maenam - with palm trees in the beach for shade, a|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Koh Samui 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The Koh Samui region
Koh Samui is Thailand's jewel in the Gulf of Thailand. With beautiful beaches, often with palm trees in the beach giving shade, and excellent views of other islands, the island is regarded as a premier resort. It lies close to the Angthong Marine Park, where trips can be arranged, and close to the island of Koh Phangan, the original setting of the novel The Beach. The central hills provide superb views over the coast and the marine park, and there are lots to see on this small island. The dining facilities are second to none, ranging from chic and expensive, to cheap tasty, locally cooked Thai food. A great choice for an exciting but relaxing holiday, unspoilt by the tawdriness of other major Thai resorts.
Google Map coordinates: 9.555470646602878,99.9924087524414
Google Map coordinates: 9.555470646602878,99.9924087524414
Located approx 2.3 km's from the village of Maenam (this is a 5 minute car or scooter ride or around a 20 minutes stroll) on the north shore of Koh Samui, and has views over the natural scenery of Thailand, with coconut groves, and unspoilt hillsides.
The gardens of the project and the individual villas are all maintained to a high standard, and provide a lush backdrop to living in the villa. Further up the soi the unspoilt hillsides for which Samui is famous, can be seen from the sala and from the front door of the villa.
The local points of interest include Fisherman's Village in Bophut providing more sophisticated eateries around 4km away, and the major tourist destination of Chaweng with its large selection of nightlife around 8km away. Angela's, famous for its breakfasts, and home cooking and baking is just over 2 km away.
Maenam itself offers a selection of shops, restaurants, spas and bars, of a more relaxed kind, together with massage, and dining, on the beach. Convenience stores and ATM's can be found in Maenam, whereas the two large supermarkets can be found around 6km away.
An assortment of restaurants ranging from Italian and Greek to traditional Thai, and more gastronomic meals can be had at the Santi Buri Hotel and Zazen Boutique Hotel, both of which employ celebrated European Chefs to head their kitchens. Other high end restaurants operate in Bophut, Cheong Mon and Chaweng, so all tastes are happily catered for.
A number of establishments offer spa and beauty facilities, and it is also possible to obtain a massage directly on the beach. We can also arrange for a massage in the privacy of your own villa. The 4 km long beach is long and wide and gently shelving, with clear water, and not so crowded as the more popular destinations but offers good swimming, and wonderful views of its sister island, Koh Phangan.
The hotels and restaurants along the beach tend to be smaller, family run businesses, although there are also some 5 star hotels in the vicinity. The emphasis is strictly on the natural beauty and tranquility of the area, and trips to the Marine National Park, for diving, snorkeling, and kayaking can be arranged, as well as trips around the island, mountain safaris, elephant trekking and descending on cables through the canopy of the natural rainforest.
Courses in Thai cooking, and massage are also available. And at the end of the day enjoy a swim in your own pool, and a drink on the terrace. The Championship standard Santiburi Golf Course and Country Club is around 10 minutes drive away, and offers temporary membership to visitors. Set in spectacular surroundings this venue has hosted a number of international tournaments.
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3 Feb 2014
"Great place to stay"
From the very first contact with Stuart we knew we had made a right choice - he was very helpful with all our requests. The same continued throughout our stay in Baan Lotus - his office is very conveniently located and we sure made use of that!
The property itself is very spacious and just perfect for two families. Whilst the kids could be close to each other, the adults we placed far enough from each other and kids (not that far that you would forget about them though).
We did not spend much time indoors, but it had everything you need and more - well equipped kitchen made us want to cook a few meals at home, but mostly we ate out.
The decking and the pool were where we spent most of our time when we were in. Its well designed and keeps you cool when it gets very hot.
Coming from Estonia - the sauna was a great bonus, i bet nobody has ever used it as much as we did - it was great!
The development is a bit far from the beaches to walk to any of them but still just a very short drive away. Our favourite one was Buddha Beach and that is just 10min drive.
As a tip we would recommend to ask about everything from Stuart before you go out to wonder yourself - saves a lot of time!
The only negative was that there was no bbq, however we totally understood why (maybe a built in one would sort the problem?!).
Overall we had great time and would definitely come back.
Thank you for such a detailed review Jana, it really was a pleasure to meet you all, so pleased the villa provided everything you needed, the barbeque troubles we have had over the years is a sad thing, it may be a built in one would be the only solution, preferably with ceramic grills to avoid rusting, I keep looking out for them, maybe one day, Hope to see you again one day, Best wishes, Stuart
19 Mar 2013
"Beautiful and tranquil!"
We absolutely loved our stay there. We were a party of five, including a 7 year old child. I did a lot of research before booking the Baan Lotus Villa and I have to say, the property exceeded all ou… More
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