Villas in Thailand

Once considered a choice exclusively for wealthy jetsetters, renting a private villa is no longer as expensive as it used to be and most places in Thailand now offer private villas for rent. As a result, the villa market in Thailand has developed and branched out in recent years, which means visitors now have a whole host of choices when looking for the perfect type of accommodation for that special holiday.

As two of the main holiday destinations and an established favourites in the private villa market, Phuket and Koh Samui both have a large number of villas on offer to suit every need and pocket. Whether visitors are looking for secluded inland villas or locations close to the beach, Phuket and Samui have it all. Villas come in all sizes and price ranges with the most expensive also featuring their own staff complete with private chefs, butlers and drivers. While the design and the interiors may vary greatly, most private villas come with a decent sized swimming pool and many are set in lush tropical gardens.

As an alternative to busy beach resorts, rental villas offer guests the opportunity to enjoy the ultimate personalised comfort. Enjoy a meal in a private dining room instead of a crowded restaurant, relax in your own poolside jacuzzi and forget rushing for sun bed space, they are all yours. Some villas are actually attached to a resort and visitors can combine their own space with the added advantage of wider services and facilities, ordering from the resorts restaurant and booking activities through the concierge.

Many of the villas in Thailand are built to fit in with the stunning surroundings. Traditional Thai architecture is often incorporated, with pointed roofs and indigenous materials such as teak wood and stone paying testament to the Kingdom's renowned building traditions and world famous Thai silk and wall hangings also common features of the interior design. Some of the most sophisticated villas also offer a minimalistic style with clean lines and large windows, especially where the location offers beautiful views. No matter which style they choose, visitors can enjoy the luxury of complete privacy, yet staying connected with the latest technologies such as wi-fi and multiple satellite television channels.

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