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Baan Villa Maphraaw – Home 41448 Villa

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 12 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Baan Villa Maphraaw – Home 41448

  • Villa
  • 5 bedrooms
  • sleeps 12
  •  min stay varies

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Villa / 5 bedrooms / 6 bathrooms / sleeps 12

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

"We are the Authorized Management Company for this Villa"

Villa Maphraaw is an exceptional five bedroom hillside villa with spectacular ocean views in Ban Tai on the North West coast of Koh Samui. The villa has a magnificent infinity edged pool, an impressive cascading water feature and large sun terraces.

Please note there are 5 bedrooms in total, sleeping 10 guests. For guests of over 10, further single beds are provided.

Special Offers:

• 15% Discount on stays 7 days or more

• Early Bird Discount 10%: for bookings made 120 days in advance (with deposit paid)

• Last Minute Discount 10%: for bookings made within 30 days of stay

• Lower Rate Occupancy: 3 bed / sleeps 6 ($100 less daily, high season only)

• Monthly Discounts: between 30-50% discount (conditions apply | please inquire)

Note: Promotions are not applicable for Prime / Xmas Season

Note: Early Bird discount is not available for lower occupancy rates

Note: Early bird and late stay not applicable for 2 day stays

Note: Promotions cannot be combined

Note: For monthly rentals, electric & water usage may be added to guest account

The spaciousness and innovative layout of the villa makes it the ultimate tropical retreat for large families and couples sharing who appreciate privacy as well as spacious and luxurious open plan areas that can be enjoyed together. The captivating wooded hillside location of this impressive villa provides privacy and seclusion. As soon as you step inside Villa Maphraaw it becomes apparent that this property has been designed, built and furnished to exceptionally high standards. A convenient large covered car port stands on the entrance level of the villa beyond which you will find captivating lush tropical gardens and a charming ornamental fish pond feature. What makes this 650sqm villa unique is its stunning interior design created from natural textures and tones, its unparalleled location, its jaw dropping views and its five spacious and comfortable bedrooms that all have en-suite bathrooms, four of which have fabulous views overlooking the tropical rain forest, ocean and island beyond.

* Elegant design fusing within its lush tropical environment *

The entrance level of the villa, with its vaulted ceilings is the perfect blend of modern luxury and tropical elegance. Comfortable and inviting here you will find a fully functional, open plan, western kitchen with stylish black granite work surfaces, elegant wooden cupboards and all of the amenities you would expect to find in a villa of this standard. Beyond the kitchen is a spacious open plan living area that affords spectacular views of the tropical rain forest, the ocean and Koh Phangan beyond that can be appreciated whilst relaxing in one of the sumptuous and comfortable sofas. The open plan dining area also offers guests the privilege of soaking up incredible views while dining. The elegant hard wooden dining table can comfortably seat up to eight diners and the outdoor ocean view dining terrace is the perfect place to relax with a cocktail and marvel at the sunset. Beyond the dining area is a comfortable and private living area can be found with comfortable seating, a state of the art entertainment system and panoramic ocean views. From here one can sit back and relax and feel the stresses of modern life dissolve.

* Spacious sanctuaries to help you unwind *

From the entrance level an attractive staircase leads down to the second level that has three en-suite bedrooms. The master suite has been tastefully furnished and has an indulgently comfortable king sized bed, a spacious dressing area and access to the pool terrace. The opulent en-suite has twin sinks, a refreshing rain shower and a luxurious bath tub. The second sumptuously furnished bedroom on the opposite side of the villa has a large comfortable bed, an en-suite with rain shower and pool terrace. Bedroom three is to the rear of this level and boats a large dressing area, king-sized bed and a luxurious bathroom with twin sinks, a rain shower and a bath tub.

The lower third level of the villa houses two further en-suite bedrooms. Both have very large dressing areas, one with a queen-sized bed, the other two single beds, and a large inviting private sun deck connected by stepping stones around a fabulous cascading water feature fed from the incredible 32sqm infinity swimming pool, on the level above. This unforgettable pool gives the impression one could simply swim off into the luxurious tropical rain forest canopy below and into the sea. Both the pool and the impressively large sun terrace capture the wow factor of the villas impressive location. The terrace has well chosen luxurious outdoor furnishings that encourage guests to relax and unwind. This area is particularly impressive after dark when the enchanting villa lighting creates an opulent and romantic atmosphere.

Rental Rates Include:

• Twice weekly maid service (cleaning, linen & towel change)

• Unlimited electric and water usage (excluding monthly rates)

• Multilingual speaking Guest Manager (English, French, German, Chinese)

• Welcome/information Pack with the ‘owner’s recommendations’

• 2 x baby cots and highchairs (complimentary)

• Complimentary chilled drinking water throughout your stay

• Complimentary mobile phone with Thai SIM card (during your stay)

• Free (fast and stable) Fibre Optic WI-FI throughout the villa

• Outdoor Bose stereo system at swimming pool & Jacuzzi area

• Internet Radio offering local radio stations from every country in the world

• Digital Safe for important belongings

• 50 inch LED TV with over 400 channels (multi language) with movie & TV series library

• Large DVD library – over 250 DVD movies

• I-POD, I-Phone & Android Bluetooth social media connection to surround music system

• 24/7 Security around the villa

• State of the art CCTV for guest peace of mind

• 5-Burner BBQ with side gas hob

Rental Rates Exclude:

• Service charge 10% (one-off payment covering all services included)

• Airport transfer (per transfer): 900THB (1-10 guests), 1,600THB (11+)

• Private Chef at 500 THB per hr (guest pays ingredient cost + 20%)

• Mahjong Table available for rental at 500 THB per day (minimum 3 days)

• Chartered boat services & island tours (available upon request)

• Car rental with full commercial insurance (available upon request)

• Babysitting, massage & spa services (available on request )

Terms & Security Deposit

• Terms & Conditions apply which will be sent to guest for signature

• As a form of security (and for peace of mind) for the villa owner, the Guest Manager will request on arrival a fully refundable $500 or 15,000 THB (cash only).

• Please note that any minor damage / breakages shall be charged at the end of your stay, at replacement value. If required, damages must be paid and will be requested by the General Manager and paid in full before departure.

Why not stay at one of the most popular villas on Samui!!

You only need to read the reviews regarding the upkeep and design of property to see that although extremely competitively priced in the rental market, guests are still receiving a 5-star villa.We offer guests free nights (5 for 6), discounted car rentals, and early bird booking discounts. These bundled offers, together with the already competitive rates, create a superb package for any guest choosing to book Villa Maphraaw.

We also offer a 3-bedroom rate only so smaller parties of up to 6 can benefit with large discounts and still enjoy the entire villa facilities (the other 2 bedrooms are simply locked and guests have FULL PRIVATE USE of the villa - no-one else is invited), offering much more space than hiring your average 3 bed villa...We can arrange everything for the guest as requested, whether prior to the holiday or during it; massage, chef, spas, day trips, taxis, car hire, etc. The villa also offers a back-up generator for any power-outages which can occur in Thailand for short periods of time on occasions.

Further details indoors

Promotional Conditions

Promotions are not applicable for Prime & Xmas Season

Early Bird discount is not available for lower occupancy rates

Promotions cannot be combined

For monthly rentals, electric & water usage may be added to guest account

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Family bathroom, 5 En suites

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

John S.
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
09 Aug 2019
Years listed:
11
Based in:
Thailand
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian, Russian, Swedish

This Villa has 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and sleeps 12. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 12 Nov 2007. Located in Ko Samui, it has 55 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £1961 to £4619.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 09 Aug 2019.

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Guest reviews

Excellent
55 reviews

Excellent
45
Very Good
9
Average
0
Poor
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Terrible
1

“Breathtaking villa, stunning views”

Reviewed 23 Feb 2013

Myself, my friends and family have just returned (unfortunately) back from a superb holiday at Baan Villa Maphraaw. I don’t unusually leave reviews but felt this deserved one. We booked the villa on the back of all of the other reviews on a late booking, having come from Phuket. The interior design is awesome and well thought out (with natural colours throughout). A few of my highlights: 1 external speakers around the pool area; 2 the speed of the Wi-Fi (cannot go 5 minutes away from FB!!). They even had a I-Pod docking station which came in handy; 3 the staff were pleasant and helpful and the guest manager very informative. We chose to have the private chef on a couple nights and highly recommend this to anyone who stays. We took advantage of the discounted car available which gave us the flexibility to explore the island, which was a bonus as we loved visiting all the different beaches, villages and towns. Lamai is lovely at night and Maenam night market on a Thursday is packed…. I highly recommend the local beach restaurants which are populated not far from the villa itself in Ban Tai. They offer superb traditional Thai food (I love spicy myself) without being overcrowded with tourists. It was nice to eat where the locals eat f you know what I mean. Cheers Greg

Owner's reply: Thanks for your kind words and hopefully we will see you all again soon at the villa. take care Stuart

“Awesome place for a getaway”

Reviewed 2 Oct 2011

My wife and i have just spent a week with 7 of our friends at this villa. It is a perfect place for a getaway trip, situated on hillside with awesome view on coast, palm tree forest and neighboring islands. The service was superb. we were collected at the airport and a great dinner cooked by in-house chef was waiting for us at villa. During our stay Stuart, the owner, helped us a lot, organizing car and motorbike rental and memorable trips to nearby islands. Villa is greatly planned piece of architecture. It has got everything you may think of. The Villa is absolutely like you see it on the pictures. There's plenty of space with 5 air-conditioned bedrooms, a pool area, kitchen, gas grill, internet access, big dining room, music all around the house, and a big collection of DVDs. We have recommended the villa to our friends and plan to return there next year. Thanks a lot, Stuart! we still see the villa in our dreams. Best regards from Sergey, Marina, Ivan, Zheka, Alex, Dasha, Lia, Vera, Lida!

Owner's reply: Thanks for your kind words. Always glad to see a large group of friends having a great time. Hope to see you again one day, Stuart

“Pure Relaxation”

Reviewed 20 Jul 2011

Stayed here and really was impressed with the villa, even after going up the mountain! The views are stunning, the villa is well laid out and practical for a group to get around and have quiet time from each other. I had the main bedroom, it opens up on to the swimming pool. Taking a cd from the library to listen too through the surround sound was lovely. When Stuart says he will be on hand he really is on hand for everything that you need, but never overboard he is a smashing bloke who gives 100% to his guests. The people who come and clean, the pool man, bin men and security are just lovely and never get in the way. Stay at the villa, hire a car and that's a must, and you will have such a good time. Every where is easy to get too from the villa. You either turn left and stay on the road or turn right and stay on the road and you will get back to the villa. The hire car people drop the car off for you and pick it up from you with out you ever knowing! Stuart has a good business with people he deals with and passes the relationship on to his guests. Have a good holiday in the villa, we did

Owner's reply: Dear Andrea, Thank you for the amazing review. We are glad you were impressed with the villa. We always try to give our guests the perfect holiday so it is great to know that everything went well during your stay. We hope you and your friends can visit Samui again for another wonderful holiday.

Review 1-10 of 55

FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

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Send John (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view John the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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Or send John (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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You can also request a quote from John (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

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How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. John (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call John (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

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We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

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Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send John (the owner) a message.

If John (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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