Villa of the Week: Ban Laem Set

The basics

On Koh Samui’s southern coast, near Hua Thanon village, and overlooking the islands of Koh Taen and Koh Matsum, Ban Laem Set is a charming beachfront villa designed to complement its tropical surroundings. Suitable for up to eight adults, this tropical 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home exudes a sense of lightness.

The villa is comprised of three pavilions arranged in a C-shape. The main pavilion houses a large open-plan living space that is flanked by a dining room and internal courtyard. On either side of the centre pavilion, you’ll find the bedroom pavilions. Together, the three surround a central 12 x 6.5-metre swimming pool with a shallow end for the kiddies.

Quick facts – Ban Laem Set

  • Ban Laem Set is suitable for eight adults and has four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a powder room.
  • Three of the bedrooms are outfitted with king-size beds, and the fourth has a set of twin beds.
  • Two of the double bedrooms share an interconnecting bathroom, the other two bedrooms come with ensuites.
  • The villa features a 12 x 6.5-metre pool, poolside sala, direct beach access, and two kayaks for your use.

Who it’s for

Ban Laem Set has family holiday written all over it! From the beachfront location to the large infinity pool with shallow area for the kids and spacious bedrooms, this villa is one the whole family is sure to love.

Read also: 6 Koh Samui beaches and why we love them


As its name suggests, Ban Laem Set is in Laem Set, a quiet neighbourhood on Samui’s southern coast. The villa is 35 minutes from the airport. The shopping and dining hub of Lamai is fifteen minutes away by car.

Food & drink

Private chefs make everything better. The chef at Ban Laem Set is experienced in Western, Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian and children’s dishes and is well prepared to take on any special requests. If you want to get out, head over to Lamai – where you’ll find a great night market on Sundays and plenty of restaurants and cafes.

Read also: Kid-Friendly Activities in Samui

The best bits

Everything about Ban Laem Set is light and airy, from the large deck to the internal courtyard and clean, neutral furnishings. The C-Shape design of the pavilions means that everyone is connected, yet maintains their sweet privacy.

This bathtub overlooks the sea – ideal for when you want to enjoy a relaxing soak away from the rest of your group.

For the complimentary concierge and the best rates, book your stay with The Luxe Nomad here!

Elisabeth Forsman

Our predictably unpredictable adventure nomad, Elisabeth is the yogi who wants it fast, the ultra-runner who prefers taking a hike, and the swimmer with a fear of lap pools. A consummate lover of all things outdoors, she’s on a perpetual quest to get those around her outside and moving.

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