Based in its own private 1000 square metre garden villa "Baan Suaan Serenity" is a spacious 300 square metre two floor villa home. Ideally suited for families, friends, groups or simply people wishing to get away from the more busy touristic areas. We fully service and clean the villa every day. Bedding and towels are changed every 3 days unless otherwise requested. There are three bedrooms upstairs. All of which are ensuite. Two of the bathrooms come with both a bath and a shower. The third is a good size and comes with a good quality old fashioned rain type shower. The bedrooms have king size beds and an extra bed or cot can be placed in these bedrooms on request(please see room configuration for guidance).The fourth bedroom is on the ground floor, and is also ensuite. The living area is about 100 square metres. In soft pastel yellows and greens working in harmony with the tropical garden. This is open plan area has two large comfortable sofas for simply relaxing, or viewing the 55 inch flat screen tv. Which comes with Internet tv, having over 300 channels in English, French, German, Russian and Thai. There is also a dvd player with a large selection of dvds. The three metre long dining table is set by the walk in windows that lead out to the main pool, sala, terrace and front garden. There is also a relaxing reading and games area. We have an air-conditioned fitness room equipped with an electronic resistance bicycle, electric elliptical, lateral press an adjustable multi use bench and dumbells. There are also Yoga mats and we can arrange for yoga or fitness lessons if requested. At the rear of the ground floor there is a spacious kitchen with a central cooking isle. This kitchen is very modern and fully equipped having a large fridge freezer. Where you will find chilled complimentary water, some local beers(chargeable) as well as very chilled glasses. There is also a wine bar with a good selection of reasonably priced wines. Complimentary tea and ground coffee are offered(there is an espresso machine), these are replenished daily. The rear of the house has a large terrace with a dining table as well as some comfortable seating overlooking the rear garden and our lotus pond. This area is a perfect breakfast point or good for simply relaxing over a drink in the evening. The salt water pool is 8 metres long and from 1 metre to 1.8 metres deep.The large pool side terrace is ideal for sunbathing .There is an old traditional Thai style wooden sala(seats ten ) that can be used for welcome shade in the afternoon or also for an evenings relaxation by the pool. The location is an ideal family hide-away as it is a very peaceful area very close to three beautiful,yet quiet beaches and the local village of Thong Krut. Thong Krut has quite a few international restaurants and bars as well as the local Thai beach cafes. The area runs regular snorkelling and sea orientated excursions as well as having a local mini-market and organic coffee shop
Guest access
The whole villa and gardens will be for your private use. Only the pools control room will not be accessible
Guest interaction
When staying at villa "Baan Suaan Serenity" we will be available to assist you with most of your needs. Upon arrival we will provide you with a smart phone with contact information and a direct contact line so you can get in touch with us anytime.We live less than five minutes from the villa. We are a family and do like to sleep at night,though we will be contactable 24/7. We are happy to help you with any requests ,trips or excursions. Both Neaw and Stephen have each worked in five star resorts(management) for the last 20 years.And we have lived and worked on the island for the last 10. Our knowledge of what to do and where to go on the island is extensive. We also have good knowledge of organising and hosting special events. And we of course happy to help with event organisation(weddings etc) and logistics.Or we can simply give good tips if requested. If you ask a question and we don't know the answer we will make a point of finding it out for you. And of course if you just want to be left alone to enjoy the peaceful surrounds we will be happy to comply. We just want you to enjoy your stay.
Neighborhood overview
This area is very quiet and peaceful, though there are many bars and restaurants within 10 minutes walking distance and many more by scooter or car within the same travel time. This area has many beautiful yet quiet beaches so you can truly experience the Samui experience. The south of the island is also where most waterfalls, temples and natural attractions are located.All the island snorkelling trips take place from the south. Simply put its the best part of the island to stay, and the norths not to far away! If you want to be surrounded by lots of people that is.
Getting around
Pick up from airport will be 1300 baht as will the return journey to the airport. Charges to and from the ferry are dependant on which port. The highest charge being 1500 baht(Meanam) though Nathon or Lipa Noi are only 500 baht. We will organise a rental car if requested from 1300 baht per day.It is best (financially) to rent your car at the airport from the international agencies there. Scooters will be 250 baht per day, please try and book before arrival in high seasons 2 bicycles are also offered free of charge. Individually designed tour trips can be organised for up to 12 people from 2000(half day) to 4000 baht for the full day.every. Please note after initial four persons every extra person is an extra 300 baht. If you prefer to organise your own transport around the island we will be happy to sit with you and a map, guiding you on the best way to enjoy the island. Not everything on the island is listed and it can be part of the fun and adventure finding them. Should you wish to book any transport or trips with third parties.we will arrange this for you.
Other things to note
As there are over 1000 square metres of gardens around the house and we need to maintain the pool our gardener will need access every few of days to water the grass and plants, do some pruning and to check the pool. However we will always ask your permission to enter first. Should you require catering services please just ask. As well as the three local beaches the following can be found in our area. We are ideally located for some of the best sites and attractions in Samui. As well as most of the best beaches. Below are just a sample. In house we have more information. Thong Krut village with many bars and restaurants as well as sea trips etc. 10 minutes walk. Leam Sor Pagoda.Ten minutes walk Wat Kao Chedi (temple) Fifteen minutes walk (strenuous) Pang ka village and beaches. Five minutes drive Five island beach and temple(great sunset) Fifteen minutes drive. Namuang waterfalls. 15 minutes drive. Wat Khannuram 15 minutes drive. Nathon 20-25 minutes by car. Bang kao village and beach, has Saturday night walking street and live music. Five minutes drive. 20 minutes walk(by beach) Hua Thanon. Has Chinese temple with giant bronze sculpture of Guan Au 10 minutes by car.Has wednesday walking street. Hin ta Hin Yai (attraction) 15 minutes by car or scooter Lamai 15 minutes drive. Chaweng 25 minutes by bike or car