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- 2014 -
South East Asia Property Awards 2014
• Winner of Best Villa Development (South East Asia)
• Winner of Best Villa Development (Thailand)
• Winner of Best Hotel Architectural Design (Point Yamu by Como)
Thailand Property Awards 2014
• Winner of Best Hotel Architectural Design (Point Yamu by Como)
• Winner of Best Villa Development (Phuket)
• Highly Recommended for Best Residential Interior Design
Five Star Alliance
• Best New Hotels (Point Yamu by Como)
"The Cape is Phuket's most elegant private community, set on a wooded peninsula overlooking the soaring limestone islands of Phang Nga Bay. World-leading designer Philippe Starck and visionary architect Jean-Michel Gathy, well known for his work with Aman resorts, have created a villa development that includes elegant private residences with private access to a variety of luxury services."
The combined talents of two of the world's most famous designers have produced a stunning contemporary villa that retains key elements of traditional Thai architecture. Approximately 650 sqm of internal space have been created to complement the stunning topography of the site. The villa sits on its own plot of land measuring an average of 1 acre (2.5 rai or 4,000 sqm) of almost entirely waterfront land, providing the ultimate peace and privacy.
The Fourth Villa at Cape Yamu, on a secluded east coast peninsula of Phuket, has spectacular views across the Andaman Sea and the ancient limestone karsts of the UNESCO protected Phang Nga Bay. The Bay, made famous by James Bond's Man With The Golden Gun includes hundreds of islands, most of them forested, uninhabited and ringed by coral reefs making for excellent cruising, diving and exploration days within these protected, ecologically significant waters. Trips can be arranged.
Seventy per cent of Phuket consists of protected mountainous areas. The island was originally forested, providing excellent habitat for elephants and gibbons, which can now be seen in special sanctuaries
Once an important stopping point on the ancient seafaring routes between India and China, Phuket today is home to a combination of races and religions. This has created a unique local culture of Chinese festivals, Sino-Portuguese architecture and Malaysian Muslim cuisine.
Phuket is one of the most accessible beach destinations in Asia. Modern Thailand meets ancient Thai culture within an area carefully conserved for its ecological riches.
Tranquil, calm and utterly beautiful, the Yamu peninsula is a sanctuary of peace and seclusion on Phuket's tranquil east coast. Gorgeous views and three kilometers of beachfront lie in lush natural surroundings. Unrivalled sunsets, an inspiring sunrise and a 180 degree panorama reflecting the moods of the sea and subtle changes of light. Perfectly relaxing.
Incredible secluded, yet still in touch with the world, Phuket's leisure options are close by. Savour delicious seafood at fine restaurants in Surin. Stay toned at a yoga class. Catch the buzz at Bangtao's chic bars and enjoy a challenging game of golf at a premier course with records by Tiger Woods. Just 15 minutes from The Cape.
Surrounded by water, exploring the ocean is part of the lifestyle. Stunning Phang Nga Bay - with fascinating limestone islands stretching into the horizon, isn't just a phenomenal view from The Cape, it's easily accessible.
High on the "A list" of Asia's sailing destinations, Phang Nga's coves, limestone caves and hidden anchorages make brilliant cruising.
The Cape. A unique lifestyle in a unique destination.
****The Fourth Villa at Cape Yamu****
After passing through the guarded front gate of Cape Yamu, after less than half a minute drive towards the point of the peninsula you will reach The Fourth Villa at Cape Yamu where Khun Poo, our brilliant maid and chef will be there to welcome you for your stay. The only villa on Cape Yamu with uninterrupted seafront view and stairs for ocean access, every morning you will wake up to spectacular views across the bay. See photos for a visualization.
Khun Poo (Khun is cultural etiquette for Mr/Mrs/Ms.) is the villa's maid and chef and has been with us for the last 4 years. She has certification in villa management and is responsible for the upkeep of the villa and preparing meals upon your arrangement. Always greeting you with a smile, Khun Poo is delightful to have at the villa and will make your stay an absolutely relaxing experience. Khun Poo's hours at the villa are 8.30am – 5.30pm but you can discuss overnight stays, late stays etc. with her for necessities like babysitting needs and other requests.
****Meals & Refreshment At The Villa****
Typically, Khun Poo can purchase produce on your behalf from Phuket's freshest local markets. You can personally arrange with her what you would like and she will let you know the small charge. Khun Poo is great at preparing a mean breakfast of fresh tropical fruit, yogurt, fresh juice, toast and other typical breakfast foods. With a great foundation in Thai cuisine, Khun Poo can also prepare delicious Thai dishes for lunch and dinner upon request. You can always walk to the hotel also for restaurant cuisine.
Lying out by the pool in need of refreshment? Khun Poo can make the most thirst-quenching smoothies. Just ask!
****Things To Do At Your Fingertips****
For all types of relaxation and holiday, there's an activity that you'll love. Here is a quick list of what we've found incredible:
- Deep sea fishing for marlin, tuna and other large fish
- Diving some of the world's most diverse and clear waters
- Cable skiing/wakeboarding just 25 minutes away
- Go Karting for that adrenaline fix
- Longtail boat from the foot of Cape Yamu to local islands visible from the villa
- Fantasea, a Las Vegas-style Thai cultural show that can be combined with a great buffet dinner and front row seats.
- ATV, Elephant Trekking & White Water Rafting
- Hand Feeding the Monkeys at Toe Sae Hill
- Boat Tours of famous islands
- Zip lining through Phuket's lush rainforest
- Cooking classes of the most famous Thai dishes in a beautiful beach setting on Siray island.
- Surfing and body-boarding at nearby beaches.
- People watching at Patong Beach
- Dancing at a secret restaurant frequented by Kate Moss & Kevin Spacey
- Dining at some of the island's best restaurants walking distance from the villa
- Relaxing by the 20m private pool
****Point Yamu by Como****
Point Yamu by Como is the award winning hotel located a 5 minute walk from the villa at the tip of Cape Yamu within the gated community.
Point Yamu by COMO offers some of the best dining in Phuket with a choice of Italian, Thai or healthy COMO Shambhala Cuisine to maximise energy and wellbeing. We draw upon nature's larder, including local seafood, and can serve meals as beach picnics, poolside or deliver in-suite dining.
La Sirena Italian Restaurant
The Italian restaurant at Point Yamu is located poolside, and open breakfast, lunch and dinner. Whether you are seated inside, outside, under the pergola or by the pool, La Sirena benefits from views of aquamarine Phang Nga Bay stretching out beyond the 100m infinity pool.
Breakfast includes a lavish spread of fruit, homemade cereals, fresh fruit and vegetable extracts, continental breads and local-style sweet martabaks. Lunch is simple wood-fired Italian cuisine, including pizza and seafood. Dinner menus feature a wider selection of pastas, salads, raw and cooked seafood, and antipasto platters.
Nahmyaa Thai Restaurant
Point Yamu's Thai restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner and is inspired by Thai street food cooking. Snacks might include fish cakes and sates, while more substantial offerings include noodle soups, curries and stir-fried dishes.
Dinner includes whole fish (grilled, steamed and fried), river prawns and crabs, with tastes combining the hot, salty, sweet and sour notes that define this distinct culinary tradition. Desserts, which are very popular in Thai culture, include pandanus jellies and sweet sticky rice with mango.
For bars in Cape Yamu Yamu, look no further than Point Yamu's Aqua Bar, open daily from 9am until midnight. Here Point Yamu creates cocktails, health-giving smoothies and juices to be enjoyed poolside, or in the Italian or Thai restaurants.
COMO Shambhala Retreat
Discover the calming spirit of the Phuket spa hotel at COMO Shambhala Retreat where Como offers holistic treatments to improve mental quietude, physical wellbeing and spiritual balance.
There is a yoga studio, two double and five single treatment rooms, four Thai massage alcoves, plus separate male and female steam rooms, Jacuzzi and gym.
Phuket's year-round sunshine encourages active pursuits. with many types of watersports available just offshore in the warm and typically calm Andaman Sea. Rock climbing and cliff jumping is popular among the ancient karst limestone formations in Phang Nga Bay, easily accessed from Point Yamu, as is kayaking. Many travellers come to Phuket to enhance their wellbeing through holistic practices like yoga, Pilates and meditation. Others take advantage of the island's golf courses.
Due to previous guest dissatisfaction about the resort's electricity cost at the end of their stay, we have decided to cover all electricity costs to eliminate any unnecessary inconvenience that you might have previously encountered....Read more
Award Winning: The Fourth Villa at Cape Yamu Thalang, Phuket, Thailand
Additional Location Information
A private peninsula on the east coast of Phuket Island, nestled around 3km of beaches and coves, The Cape is simply stunning.
Overlooking Phuket's dramatic east coast and the natural beauty of famous Phang Nga Bay, The Cape offers a stunning vista of beautiful limestone islands, tiny beaches and secret coves.
Secluded yet conveniently close to Phuket's major services and leisure facilities. The premier Mission Hills golf course, plus two marinas - The Boat Lagoon and the new Phuket Royal Marina are just 10 minutes away.
From The Cape your children can be at The British Curriculum International School, or seeing the latest film at the cinema in 15 minutes. Travel to Patong's vibrant nightlife in just 25 minutes. Need to catch a plane? You can be at the airport in less than half an hour.
The location just couldn't be better.
More About This Location
Rural retreats, Warm winter getaways, Waterfront
Nearest ferry port: Bang Rong, 6.21 miles Nearest airport: Phuket International Airport, 17.03 miles Car is recommended
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Left on 04/22/2013 for a stay in April 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Apr 22, 2013Stayed Apr 2013
Gorgeous Villa, beautiful views out to sea over the infinity pool. The villa is beautifully furnished for absolute comfort during your stay and has a maid who cooks the best thai green curry and stir fry I have ever had!
It is a really good location - close to the marina and just at the bottom of the complex it is possible to get taxi's around Phuket and longboats out to all the small islands nearby at a great price. There is tennis courts and a lovely restaurant called Breeze within the complex - the food at the restaurant is great and they also do lovely cocktails, very reasonably priced!
I would definitely recommend this villa to anyone!
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