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Description from owner

Description from owner

Bedrooms 4 / Bathrooms 5 / Sleeps 8 / Villa
Bedrooms: 4  Bathrooms: 5  Sleeps: 8  Type: Villa
Akuvara - the ultimate luxury beachfront getaway !
TripAdvisor property ID 4289172

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Book this 4 bedroom villa in Lipa Noi today! A total of 8 people can sleep here comfortably.

Guests can enjoy a pool, deck, and air conditioning among other amenities offered by this rental.

Travelers are sharing their opinions on this property. It has an overall rating of 5/5 thanks to an average of 17 reviews.

The owner responds to 100% of inquiries and last updated the property’s calendar Aug 10, 2017.

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About the owner

About the owner

Sandra M.
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100%
Calendar last updated:
10 Aug 2017
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Languages spoken: English

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Proximity to TripAdvisor's Top Lipa-noi Attractions

Amenities

Amenities

General


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Iron
  • Linen provided
  • Safe
  • Staffed property
  • Towels provided
  • Washing machine

Phone / Internet


  • Internet access
  • Wireless Internet

Pool / Spa


  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)

Property Features


  • High chair
  • Parking
  • Sea view
  • Waterfront

Kitchen


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Entertainment


  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Satellite TV
  • TV

Outdoor


  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Private garden
  • Swing set or jungle gym
  • Tennis court (shared)

Onsite Equipment


  • Boat available

Suitability


  • Children
  • Pets
  • Smoking allowed

Reviews

Reviews (17)

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“If you want to unwind this is the place to go.”

Reviewed 22 Oct 2012

We have just returned from the most relaxing holiday in this most beautiful villa in a very tranquil part of Koh Samui. The villa is most stylishly decorated but is not at all pretentious, the bedrooms are all very spacious and airy and if you are travelling in a group the other bedrooms are set a little way apart from each other so that you are not getting in each other's way. The garden is very peaceful. The outside area around the pool is fantastic and when it gets a little too hot there is an amazing elevated "cabana" with lounges that is just perfect for a little afternoon snooze with the breezes wafting through as you listen to the ocean lap the shore. That is after you have eaten some of the best lunches (in our case Thai Food) but Western is also on the menu. I don't think we could fault the food even if we wanted to. For us the food was faultless. Fresh fish caught in the morning served for dinner, amazing Thai salads and curries not to mention the best fruit smoothies served around the pool that the amazing staff (totally unobtrusive) made for us without having to ask. The housekeeper set the most beautiful floral decorations every night for dinner that would not have been out of place in a 5 star hotel. We ate outside most nights. The food for us was just one of the highlights. A sunset at akuvara is not to be missed the colours are just so vibrant. The perfect start to an evening sitting outside. The whole experience was by far one of the most relaxing and enjoyable beach holidays we have had. We barely moved from the Villa. If you do feel the need to do something the local town is only a 10 min drive away. Our children aged 15 and 13 equally enjoyed it. There is a canoe, volley ball net, snorkelling exploring the beach/reef. The service was professional and friendly, the villa just beautiful we would certainly love to go back again. I would certainly recommend this for either a family or couples destination.

“Extraordinarily Indulgent - Ultimate Family Holiday”

Reviewed 11 Oct 2012

We had 3 adults and 3 children under the age of two, and for our hectic entourage we felt so relaxed and so well looked after for the whole week we spent at akuvara. The pool was heavenly and the basically private beach (no one else was on the beach) was wonderful, especially with children. However the highlight must be the so attentive conceirge and the amazing chef, plus the gorgeous sala within which we enjoyed nightly massages. From the moment we arrived we were treated to such impeccable service and warmth. We got to choose our menu for the day each morning and we were served the freshest and most delightful food. A truly extradordinary experience. When you are able to experience bliss with young children you know you have stumbled across a gem. Whatever we wanted, day trips, massages, manicures, everything was possible and arranged. I can not recommend this accommodation enough.

“A perfect place in Koh Samui !!!”

Reviewed 2 Aug 2012

we stay at akuvara for 4 days and we felt at home. Much better than at home. the house is lovely, very well decorated, with everything you may need and more. comfortable, cosy, wonderful view, secluded beach, great pool, and wonderful lounge for massage. the staff was very welcoming, available and open to what we need always with a smile. the food is amazing. We didnt went out for lunch or dinner. delicious fresh food, with excellent wines. also we took some cooking classes that we love and enjoy at home. We would love to go back and we recommend it to all our friends. Great experience

“relaxing”

Reviewed 24 Jul 2012

friendly and helpful staff clean good value for money

“We had the times of our lives & our dreams came true”

Reviewed 19 Apr 2011

We stayed at akuvara for 11 nights before & after our wedding in Lipa Noi in March 2011 and chose the villa for its close location to the wedding venue. Lipa Noi is the perfect location for those who want the complete opposite to Chaweng. Akuvara is without doubt the 'flashest' place any of us have stayed at - our ages range from 17 - 90 ! everyone of us had the most amazing time at akuvara. The accommodation is exactly as it looks in the photographs - we all commented on how the beds were the best we had ever slept in. Above all else what made our stay so wonderful were the villa's live in staff & chef who could not have made us feel any more special - the service was brilliant. Breakfast was the perfect start to the day - sitting outside by the pool watching the local fishermen come back with their nights catch. All the meals we had were cooked & presented in a style that would not be out of place in a very expensive restaurant. Our requests varied from vegetarian to fish & chips and no meal disappointed. Tom the chef can cook tofu like no other. We really had no need to leave the villa other than to visit our other family & friends who were staying in Lipa Noi - To this end a car is essential as you really are in the middle of nowhere !. Without doubt akuvara is a place where dreams come true and for our stay the girls felt like princesses & the boys could pretend they had won lotto (if only for 11 days). The perfect villa for family or friends to enjoy time together. We will find an excuse to return

Response from the owner We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed our little piece of paradise and to think we were able to help make your dreams come true. We will be looking forward to your return some day in the future.

“Great place to spend time with Family”

Reviewed 26 Mar 2011

Fantastic Location and very well maintained. Didnt feel the need to go out to anywhere else on the island at all. So the kids spent most of the time in the pool or Sea and my parents on the patio. Food was fresh and prepared when we wanted it. Half the family is vegetarians and they really enjoyed the choice. Best for family or close friends.

“A perfectly relaxing family experience”

Reviewed 14 Mar 2011

We were lucky enough to stay at akuvara with our two daughters aged 2 and 5 at the time, in July 2010. Although initially apprehensive about staying on the relatively remote West Coast of Samui, we found that there was plenty to do and see nearby, and no shortage of places to eat. Service was impeccable and the facilities first rate. However, the children were required to sleep in a separate pavilion, so be sure to bring an intercom/monitor if this is of concern. The local beach was swimmable and clean (by Thai standards) and a close reef provided interest for the children. The view over the gulf to the Five Islands is superb, and the slow (and quiet) passage of ferries to and from the nearby terminal was quite soothing. We really could not want for more in family holiday to Samui.

“Beautiful villa with the most amazing sunsets!”

Reviewed 19 Oct 2010

We spent a few weeks here and I have to say it was the best place I have stayed in all of Thailand!!! From the moment we arrived, the live in staff (Yim and Lut) looked after us so well, and were some of the most lovely people you will ever meet. They know how to make the perfect gin and tonic, which won me over instantly! The property was very beautiful, with all of the rooms nestled amongst a tropical garden.The living areas and master bedroom opening up to a phenomenal view over the infinity edge pool, the beach and all the way out to 5 spectacular islands that rise sheer out of the water on the horizon. The sala was my favorite place to while away the day, perched between the pool and the beach, it was great to just roll/jump in the water to cool off. The sunsets here are truly spectacular and are best viewed by sitting in the warm shallows of the beach with a cocktail, amazing!!! Think we spent every evening there! The location is quite remote for Samui, but I loved that about the place. It was only a short trip into Nathorn village and we hired scooters and explored the palm lined rural roads, hidden restaurants, beaches and waterfalls around the western side of the island. There were quite a few high quality restaurants around at neighboring resorts that our driver took us to. Along with our very own Thai chef, we ate some of the most amazing food! We will definitely be back!

“A little slice of heaven!”

Reviewed 6 May 2010

Location, location, on the beach means on the beach at this amazing home, Akuvara! Its private, definately not touristy like many other parts of the island and you are totally spoilt by the amazing staff. The bedrooms are separate from the main living area giving great privacy and they are designer decorated. The beds are extrememly comfortable, the ensuite spotless and its all air- conditioned! One of the hardest decisions I had to make was choosing from the menu, there was so much to choose from and it all tantalised my tastebuds![I now love Thai food!] Another hard decision was whether I would swim in the pool, lay on the daybed in the salah and gaze at the five islands in the distance or swim and snorkle in the sea... too hard to decide so I just did it all! Snorkling the little reef was amazing...so many coloured fish and coral. I dont think I could say what I liked the best as the whole stay at Akuvara was fantastic, although sitting in the shallows at low tide, watching the amazing sunsets every evening with my drink being refreshed by the staff takes some beating. What I liked least was saying goodbye but I will definately return!

“Excellent, a beauiful house in a perfect location.”

Reviewed 30 Apr 2010

Our family spent a week at the house and would have no hesitation in recommending Akuvara to anyone. It is very luxurious and is exactly like it is depicted in the photos - no disappoinments! The staff were all extremely helpful and could not have done more to ensure our holiday was a success. There was nothing that we didn't like and our four teenage children had a fabulous time. All the meals we had at the villa were delicious. They descirbed the beds at the house as the most comfortable they had ever slept in! The pool is lovely and the beach deserted and very safe. We would certainly love to return to Akuvara. Thank you.

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