Villa Of The Week: Baan Rattana Thep

The basics

Baan Rattana Thep is a stunning 5-bedroom villa within Dhevatara Cove, a luxury complex located on the west coast of Koh Samui. The villa takes inspiration from the ancient Ayutthaya style and features spectacular sunset views across the Gulf of Thailand. With resort-style amenities from swimming pool, hot tub, al fresco dining area, and even home theatre, this stunning home-away-from-home is the very essence of luxurious island living.

The relaxed atmosphere is ideal for destination weddings or family reunions. You will find yourself flowing through the indoor and outdoor spaces in the lap of comfort and relaxation regardless of whether you are dining in the pavilion, soaking up the sun by the pool or in the hot tub, enjoying a meal whipped up by your very own Thai chef by the beach, or simply turning in for the night in your large bed.

Quick facts – Baan Rattana Thep

  • This beautiful villa has 5-ensuite bedrooms with two additional powder rooms. It is part of the Dhevatara Cove Estate.
  • The beach is quiet and perfectly swimmable, with spectacular sunsets.
  • Large swimming pool (5.3m x 18.6m x 1.8m) with built-in Jacuzzi and shallow zone for kids.
  • Fully staffed with private chef.
  • Guests have access to the communal fitness centre, steam room and sauna in the estate

Read also: Awethentic Day Retreats: Transformative Travel in Samui

Who it’s for

Family gathering? Intimate destination wedding? Birthday party? Baan Rattana Thep is the perfect spot to host a special occasion. Even better, the Dhevatara Cove Estate has another four 5-bedroom villas you can rent so everyone can be housed close-by!

Read also: Everything you need to know about Samui before you go


The Dhevatara Cove Estate occupies the southern end of the secluded Lipa Noi bay. Koh Samui’s sleepy charm is balanced out with the luxurious and elegant offerings of this breathtaking private beachfront residence. It is located approximately 45 minutes drive from Samui International Airport.

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The bedrooms

All rooms have en-suite bathroom with mosaic tiles in the shower room, flat-screen TV, and are tastefully done up with individual antique pieces. Three of the rooms (including the Master) have fixed King-beds, whereas the remaining two have convertible Twin/King beds.

The best bits

The secluded beach that feels almost like your very own private paradise. Did we already mention the fine white sand and shallow waters that run up to 100m off the shore. Grab the kids and race down to the water!

The villa staff and chef are absolutely amazing. From breakfast to lunch, dinner and those in between cocktails, you won’t have to even lift a finger – they’ll be there to do it for you.

Also, sunset. Enough said.

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Chloe Pharamond

This nomad's natural habitat is napping under a shady tree on the beach with a book clutched in hand. She likes fresh coconuts with a healthy splash of rum, organic conversations that meander into the night and getting lost in new places.

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