Koh Samui is Thailand’s luxury jewel of an island situated along the Gulf of Thailand. From calm coast to spectacular hillside, there is something for everyone on this unique island. Ban Kinaree offers unobstructed views of the bay area whilst being tucked away in a quiet corner on the hills.
Opulent Ban Kinaree boasts five ensuite bedrooms for up to ten guests in traditional Ayutthaya-style architecture and classic, antique furnishings juxtaposed with modern tropical designs. The three pavilions have lofty dark-wood ceilings and are decorated with high-end fixtures and beautiful statuettes with intricate Buddhist designs.
The expansive 20m terrace is perfect for entertaining and the breathtaking 19.5m infinity-edged pool overlooks Fisherman’s Village, Bophut and the ocean beyond.
Quick facts – Ban Kinaree
- Situated on the quiet Bophut hillside with spectacular views of the ocean
- 19.5m infinity-edge pool with dramatic tiles
- 5-ensuite bedrooms in three separate Thai-styled pavilions
- Able to accommodate an event of up to 40 guests
- Fully staffed with villa manager and private chef well-trained in Western, Thai and Chinese cuisine
Who it’s for
Jet-setting families and groups of up to ten friends who appreciate classic opulence and being waited on hand and foot by the lovely villa staff.
Ban Kinaree is located on the Bophut hillside and only 10-minutes by car to the shopping street of Fisherman’s Village.
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The best bits
Every single room is kitted out with rain shower and a hug bathtub!
The villa’s main pavilion hosts the living room, dining area and expansive 20m long terrace where you’ll spend your time taking in the breathtaking views. The airy, high-ceilings offer cooling respite from the heat on cloudless days.
The Master Bedroom has one of the best villa rain showers we’ve seen.
And have we mentioned the pool? The dramatic dark tile looks particularly striking against the blue sky but night-swimming is spectacular too!
Things to do nearby
The walking street of Fisherman’s Village and its popular beach bars and shopping is only a ten minute drive away. While the closest beach in Maenam is only 6.3km away, we recommend checking out Crystal Bay which is approximately double the distance (in the other direction!).