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Heaven in Phuket

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Pool and deck on the living room side (from top of our waterfall)


Last updated: 01/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

If you are ready to visit amazing Phuket, our home may be just right for you!

Villa Sawan (“Heaven” in Thai) is just one long block from spectacular Karon Beach. An intimate, private home, it is perfect for those who want romantic privacy, but also desire easy access to the beach, dining, shopping and night-life. Our two bedroom, three bath home is a true tropical delight.

A large living and dining area open up to a lovely deck and private pool. Across the u-shaped deck in a separate building, are two spacious bedrooms, each with an individual entrance, king beds and private bathrooms. Both bedrooms are very quiet and have full-length black-out drapes for complete privacy.

All rooms in the villa have floor-to-ceiling glass walls facing the deck and pool that open completely, creating an open-air atmosphere. The master bath has a two-person Jacuzzi tub with sliding full size windows that open on to the pool. The deck and pool area have a separate full bath with a breathtaking granite shower.

The furnishings are traditional Thai using native materials from throughout the country. The villa is located at the base of a mountainous jungle area. It provides a lush, secluded environment, but is a mere two minute walk to any vacation amenity you may crave.

This part of Karon Beach is older and still retains many charming, Thai-owned establishments. Fabulous restaraunts, fun open-air bars, traditional Thai massage, salons, food carts and markets are all at the bottom of our Soi. If you want an evening of racous, over-the-top nightlife, Patong Beach is a quick ten minute tuk tuk ride over the hill.

The house is managed by dear friends who have an amazing restaurant down the street. They can arrange for most anything you may want; transportation, in-house massage therapy, home delivered's like having a built-in Thai family!

Keywords: House, villa, private pool villa, garden villa, secluded house, private home,
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, russian, italian, swedish, norwegian, arabic, mandarin, Thai
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/13/2017

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Staff


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    22 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Maid service every third day is included, personal laundry service available, babysitting available, in-house massage available, car and driver available. Daily service is available for an additional charge....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Pop, rock, some hip-hop and traditional Thai...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Lots of fun movies, not that you will want to watch TV, too much to do....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean:

    Villa Sawan is one block from the most gorgeous beach in the world and the warm water of the Andaman sea....moreless

  • Village:

    Karon Beach feels like a village. Many established older Thai owned businesses along with every modern amenity you might crave....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioning in each bedroom as well as ceiling fans for those who prefer to keep the doors open....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

    Personal laundry service is available, just ask Khun Nee...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Local access phone line. Long distance is easy with phone card....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available:

    You can order anything from the Robin House restaurant to go. Exquisite Thai food, delightful western cuisine and insane pizza delivered to the house. Breakfast in bed anyone?...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    The horshoe shaped deck becomes part of the house when the doors are all opened. Divine....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    My favorite part of the house. Just open the bedroom door and dive in. Infinity waterfall at the end of pool lulls me to sleep....moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    The master batch has a jacuzzi tub for two with floor-to-ceiling windows that open on to the pool....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jan 16 - Feb 28, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,418 $4,253

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Mid Season
Mar 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,071 $3,200
Surf Season
Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$882 $2,646

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

High Season
Nov 1 - Dec 15, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,418 $4,250

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • One-time cleaning charge $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Taxes Not included


We accept payment by via PayPal. Wire transfers are also accepted. Last minute bookings may be remitted in cash to our House Manager. Refundable booking/security deposit due upon reservation and refunded after departure. Rental fee due 60 days prior to arrival.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 01/13/2017
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Car: Not Necessary

Phuket is home to many cultural festivals such as the vegitarian festival every October, the Loy Kratong Festival in November and my favorite, the Kings Birthday in December. The Big Buddah and Wat Chalong are easily accessible. Kata Beach, Cape Proem Thep, Laem Sing Beach, Crow Beach, Elephant rides, go carts, bungee jumping, shooting range and more, are all five to 30 minutes from Villa Sawan.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: We are four friends who love Thailand and realized our longtime dream when we purchased Villa Sawan. Traveling to Phuket together since 2000, we have shared amazing experiences and wonderful times on this island, in particular, this small part of Karon Beach. Our Thai family, the Sounmoungs, have made it possible to have a home here, and to share it with you. We know you will love Thailand and the wonderful Thai people and culture as we do.

Why the Owner Chose Karon, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket, Thailand:
Karon Beach is arguably the most beautiful beach in the world. We are one, long block from this spectacular beach where the amazing Andaman Ocean is waiting to soothe ones spirit. We made great friends in this charming, older area of Phuket, and fell in love with it. We enjoy the small Thai-owned businesses here, rather than the large-scale newer development further up the coast. Karon allows one to experience a little bit of Thai culture, and true Thai hospitality. Although our home is new, it blends in to the jungle and community beautifully, without compromising the original charm of our little soi.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Karon Beach is the perfect blend of solitude and action. The house is amazingly private and quite. You feel as if you are a thousand miles away while inside this sanctuary of luxury. Down the soi to the main street you have dining, shopping and massage at your fingertips. Fun horseshoue bars, music, pool and of course, karaoke, are all on the block. At the end of the block is the amazing beach. All these things and more are a short walk from our beautiful home. Not the overcrowded hustle and bustle of Patong Beach, nor the over-quite and overly retiring atmosphere of an all-inclusive resort. You are truly living in Phuket at Villa Sawan.

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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, russian, italian, swedish, norwegian, arabic, mandarin, Thai
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/13/2017

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  • Pool and deck on the living room side (from top of our waterfall)

    Pool and deck on the living room side (from top of our waterfall)

  • Villa Sawan

    Villa Sawan

  • The Sabai Bedroom

    The Sabai Bedroom

  • pool, deck

    pool, deck

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Sun Deck

    Sun Deck

  • Our Crew; Khun Jeree, Khun Dee and Khun Nee

    Our Crew; Khun Jeree, Khun Dee and Khun Nee

  • Family Fun

    Family Fun

  • Sanuk Bedroom

    Sanuk Bedroom

  • Sabai Bedroom

    Sabai Bedroom

  • Fresh Seafood

    Fresh Seafood

  • The Sanuk Bedroom

    The Sanuk Bedroom

  • Living Area

    Living Area

  • jacuzzi tub opens on to pool

    jacuzzi tub opens on to pool

  • Karon Beach

    Karon Beach

  • Sanuk bedroom

    Sanuk bedroom

  • Evening Dip?

    Evening Dip?

  • Sunset Karon Beach

    Sunset Karon Beach

  • Amazing Thailand

    Amazing Thailand

  • Our Guardian Angel

    Our Guardian Angel

  • Midnight Pool Party!

    Midnight Pool Party!

  • Our Soi

    Our Soi

VRBO #271654

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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