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Enchanted Hills villa with private pool & stunning sunsets, ocean & island views

Mae Nam Beach, Mae Nam, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani, Thailand
  • Villa3831 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms4
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 - 5 nights

4 bedrooms, ensuite, 4.5 bathrooms, sleeps 8

-- Simple charm for travelers who enjoy nature, quality, and value --

Enchanted Hills is an idyllic setting for couples, families, and individuals with a preference for the "road less traveled". Off the beaten track, our villa offers peace and privacy that is hard to find in expedient locations, while ensuring safety and convenience to the nearby restaurants, spas, shops and other amenities.

Nestled in the pristine hilltops of the secluded Santithani estate, Enchanted Hills is surrounded by natural beauty with views of the rolling hills, forests and distant islands. The sounds of the jungle and two nearby waterfalls echo through the hills during the raining season. The air feels fresh in the hills, particularly with the morning breeze flowing through the open house.

Inspired by the Mediterranean motif, the home was designed to accommodate comfort and outdoor living, optimizing sunlight and sunset views. The fusion of lush landscape and vibrant decor balances the tranquility and liveliness -- creating a space for contemplation as well as sociability. Open and inviting layout of the living, dining and entertaining spaces with high / vaulted ceilings --featured throughout the home -- add to the villa's spaciousness and functionality of everything being within sight and reach. Furnished with the main purpose of comfort and ease, the interior is subtle yet elegant.

The residence consists of the main house with the open living area on the first level and two private bedrooms with ensuite baths on the second. A guest wing connected to the main house by a terrace and outdoor dining beneath has two bedrooms and ensuite baths -- allowing for full privacy for guests.

A large garden surrounding the house practically conceals it from view and other homes in this quiet and charming neighborhood. On a busy day, one may spot perhaps ten cars passing by on the below access road winding through the hills, mostly neighbors or maintenance staff making their rounds. Yet the house feels sheltered even from this infrequent passage. The garden is made of indigenous trees and plants that grew here long before the house was built. Bougainvilleas, cactai, morning glory and few other varieties were added for contrast and a touch of flare. Several fruit trees including mango, coconut, papaya and cashew nut still produce seasonal fruits that can be had right off the tree in the right season.

The villa management is professional, responsive and tailored to our unique community. The estate is efficiently managed and guarded by a Thai British property management firm, which also offers various other services deliverable to our villa, such as car rentals, child care, chefs, massages, and pre-arrival grocery shopping among others. The rates are very reasonable and we'll be happy to get you in contact with the management.

You may note that our rates are lower in comparison to other similar villas. This is so becasue our holiday home is not a business; we rent it in order to cover the high expenses of maintaining this lovely home in the tropics in the best condition and with as many services as possible. At the same time, we are happy to share it with those like-minded travelers who sense that Enchanted Hills may be the place for them.

We are open to offers and particular circumstances. We appreciate ecologically minded guests with low AC use and offer rebates accordingly. If in doubt, send us an email.

Owner

Eva

Member Since 2011
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within one hour
Speaks:
english, polish
Calendar last updated:
Mar 16, 2018
About Eva

We currently reside in Indonesia with our three school age children. Having worked overseas with humanitarian and development organizations for nearly two decades, we've trotted the globe settling in eight countries over four continents. Yet the place we've come to view as our home is Samui where we truly feel happy and at peace. Our British neighbor manages our property, along with other villas in the estate. Her Thai staff is responsive to any of our renters needs from booking massages, cooks, and cars to key exchanges, cleaning, repairs, and anything in between. Our property is fully furnished with amenities of a normal home. We would like our guests to feel fully 'at home' while enjoying the beauty and tranquility of the enchanted hills surrounding the home.

Eva purchased this Villa in 2006

Why Eva chose Mae Nam Beach

tranquility + nature + luxury = rejuvenation

What makes this Villa unique

Please read our guests' feedback as we could not describe the unique benefits of Enchanted Hills any better than our guests based on their actual experiences.

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 3
        2 king, 1 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 4
        1 king

        Bathrooms

        • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, tub, shower
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, shower
        • Bathroom 3
          toilet, shower
        • Bathroom 4
          toilet, shower
        • Bathroom 5
          toilet
        • Room 6
          outdoor shower

          Location Type

            • Beach
              Secluded and quiet Bang Po beach within 5 minute drive
            • Beach View
            • Mountain
            • Mountain View
              Pristine forest covered hills surround the property
            • Near The Ocean
            • Ocean View
              Sunset View of Angtong National Marine Park
            • Village
              Santithani community, NORTH-WEST tip of Koh Samui (map is incorrect)
            • Water View
              View of the Angthong National Marine Park from all rooms

              Theme

                • Adventure
                • Away From It All
                • Budget
                • Family
                • Romantic
                • Spa
                • Sports & Activities

                  Meals

                    • Catering available

                      General

                        • Mobile Phone
                          Available upon request -- free of charge for the handset but must purchase and recharge units
                        • Activities Guide
                        • Basic Soaps
                        • Carport
                        • Ceiling Fans
                        • Clothes Dryer
                          Large GE model, standard American size
                        • Internet
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Laundry Soap
                        • Linens Provided
                          100% cotton
                        • Living Area
                        • Living Room
                        • Local Maps
                        • Local Restaurant Guide
                        • Air Conditioning
                        • Paper Towels
                        • Parking
                          1 space at the bottom car port, 1-2 spaces at the top driveway (tight, for experienced terrain drivers only)
                        • Parking Off Street
                          1 space at the bottom car port, 1-2 spaces at the top driveway (tight, for experienced terrain drivers only)
                        • Parking On Street
                        • Safe
                        • Sofa Bed
                        • Split-System Air Conditioning
                        • Sunbed
                        • Toilet Paper
                        • Towels Provided
                          White for bath, blue for pool
                        • Washing Machine
                          Large GE
                        • Water Tank
                        • Wireless Internet
                          Free WiFi provided since 2012.
                        • Free Wifi

                          Kitchen

                            • Freezer
                              Bottom shelf of the fridge
                            • 4 Ring Stove
                            • Catering Available
                              Bookings in advance. Arrangments made through our house management company. Home delivery of Thai dishes from a local restaurant, Nee Kitchen, highly recommended (both: delicious and inexpensive!)
                            • Coffee Grinder
                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Cooking Utensils
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                              Please add special dishwasher detergent, and NOT dishwashing soap that will spill soapy water onto the floor
                            • Blender
                            • Kitchen
                              Fully equipped American style kitchen with granite island/peninsula with a pantry and great views front and back
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                            • Refrigerator
                              LG with freezer; stocked up with the basics upon guests' arrival
                            • Stove
                              3 rings: 2 gas and 1 electric
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster

                              Dining

                                • Dining
                                  Outdoor and indoor dining with romantic sunset views
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 6 people

                                  Entertainment

                                    • Books
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Games
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                      In the living room
                                    • Television
                                      With DVD In the guest wing,
                                    • Toys

                                      Outside

                                        • Kayak / Canoe
                                          Can be rented at the nearby beach (Pang Por) 5 minute drive
                                        • Balcony
                                        • Beach Towels
                                        • Child's Swing
                                        • Deck / Patio
                                        • Gated Community
                                        • Golf
                                          10 minutes drive to Santiburi Golf Course
                                        • Beach Chairs
                                        • Lanai / Gazebo
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                        • Outdoor Entertainment Area
                                        • Patio
                                        • Sand Box
                                        • Terrace
                                        • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

                                          Suitability

                                            • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                            • wheelchair inaccessible

                                              Pool / Spa

                                                • In Ground Pool
                                                • Jacuzzi
                                                • Outdoor Pool
                                                • Private Pool
                                                  12 meter long, deep on one side good for diving, salt chlorinated, with built in Jacuzzi

                                                  Onsite Services

                                                    • Car Available
                                                    • Massage
                                                    • Staff

                                                      Attractions

                                                        • botanical garden
                                                        • cinemas
                                                        • forests
                                                        • health/beauty spa
                                                        • rain forests
                                                        • reefs
                                                        • restaurants
                                                        • waterfalls
                                                        • zoo

                                                          Leisure Activities

                                                            • beachcombing
                                                            • bird watching
                                                            • boating
                                                            • eco tourism
                                                            • paddle boating
                                                            • scenic drives
                                                            • shopping
                                                            • sight seeing
                                                            • walking
                                                            • wildlife viewing

                                                              Local Services & Businesses

                                                                • ATM/bank
                                                                • Babysitter
                                                                • fitness center
                                                                • groceries
                                                                • hospital
                                                                • laundromat
                                                                • massage therapist
                                                                • medical services

                                                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                    • parasailing
                                                                    • cycling
                                                                    • fishing
                                                                    • golf
                                                                    • hiking
                                                                    • jet skiing
                                                                    • kayaking
                                                                    • mountain biking
                                                                    • mountain climbing
                                                                    • mountaineering
                                                                    • paragliding
                                                                    • deepsea fishing
                                                                    • sailing
                                                                    • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                                    • snorkeling
                                                                    • snorkeling/diving
                                                                    • sound/bay fishing
                                                                    • surf fishing
                                                                    • surfing
                                                                    • swimming
                                                                    • water skiing
                                                                    • wind-surfing

                                                                      Notes

                                                                        • Smoking only permitted outside please

                                                                          12 Reviews

                                                                          Wonderful4.8/5

                                                                          Latest reviews

                                                                          A relaxing retreat with all the comforts of home

                                                                          Donna W.

                                                                          My husband and I spent eight days at this stunning location. The house is magnificent, with gorgeous architecture, situated high in the hills above the Gulf of Thailand. The owners have made this villa enjoyable for all guests, with a beautiful, well-appointed kitchen for those who like to cook, and a warm, comfortable living area. Open the French doors and enjoy the fresh gulf air. Dine outside at the table on the covered patio. The infinity pool is a gem, and a swim is the perfect way to end a day of sight-seeing.

                                                                          The view from the deck is stunning. Sunsets are not to be missed. For early birds, daybreak is equally breathtaking, with low clouds shrouding the hills and moving silently across the landscape as the sun rises.

                                                                          This area of Koh Samui is free of tourists, and the small restaurants on the beach are quiet. The hillside is forested and the villa offers elegant solitude, far from the busy beachside villages. Visitors will want a rented car (which is made easy by the management) to come and go as they please. Rentals are not expensive, certainly less than using taxis at this location. Throughout our visit, we drove on all major roads and on a few roads that were off the beaten path and found driving to be easy.

                                                                          The owners suggest a variety of restaurants in their helpful guide (found in the villa and offered electronically). The restaurants we visited were excellent. We also had a fabulous time during our trip to Angthong National Marine Park, another excellent suggestion by the owners.

                                                                          We highly recommend this spectacular villa to all visitors. The comfort, charm, and tranquility of this home will appeal to everyone, from families to couples, from young to young-at-heart.

                                                                          Great location, great villa, great time!

                                                                          Henell U.Sweden

                                                                          I had four wonderful weeks in the villa, and give my highest recommendation to the owner Eva.

                                                                          The location of this villa is fantastic, with amazing views of both the jungle and the see, still very very private. The villa is located high up in the secluded residential area, at the end of the road. You will be away from all road traffic, mass-tourism and other noises, and only be surrounded by the sounds of the jungle.

                                                                          Downhill, on the main road, is the beach, many restaurants, and a lot of places where you can by groceries.

                                                                          The pool is quite long, and you can easily do some laps in it. In the evening you can Illuminate the pool, and take a bath under the stars surrounded by the rainforest sounds. During the stay I barely see any mosquito in- and outside the house.

                                                                          The service manager - Au - arranged a car, a saloon car, that was delivered to the villa. Even if the road is steep, there was no problem to drive up to the villa. The pool, garden and the inside of the villa are also very veil maintained by Au’s team.

                                                                          The villa is exactly as described, with a huge combined living area and veil equipped kitchen on the ground level. I had no problem with the Internet connection, even when using it for video conferencing. For mobile communication AIS are providing the best coverage in the area, even with good 4G speed.

                                                                          The communication with the owner, and local management before the stay was prompt and easy.

                                                                          I highly recommend this villa.

                                                                          Paradise Waits...

                                                                          patrick c.

                                                                          Fantastic property on a fantastic island. Beautiful Tuscany style home in the jungle above the beach. It is in the hills and the drive is steep, a four wheel drive is advised. That said, it is a lovely home. Well maintained and nicely furnished. The welcome basket and sundries were very much appreciated. Au, the house manager, is there when you need her for assistance. Otherwise, you have all the privacy in the world with fantastic sunset views. Bang Po beach is a postcard. Beautiful white sand beaches and virtually deserted. The beach has many dining options in open air restaurants that are right on the beach, serve great Thai food, and are very reasonably priced. Thank you for the hospitality and for sharing your lovely home.

                                                                          Paradise on a Island in Thailand

                                                                          Jared P.

                                                                          Great house, great location. One of the first places I have ever visited where I really wanted to stay longer. The house is breathtaking, well maintained, and larger than expected. From being picked up at the airport, renting a vehicle, and meeting with the caretaker, everything was extremely easy and well organized by the host. Having a pool outside your front door is way better than being directly on the beach. The island is easy to get around and has all the amenities one would need. Would and already have recommended staying here to friends. Negotiating another visit in 2018 with a small group of friends. Thank you Eva for the wonderful and memorable stay!!!

                                                                          Serenity and Peaceful Retreat

                                                                          zalenamalaysia

                                                                          The physical of the villa is beautiful and well decorated. Fresh air from the green and breezy. It completes with modern ammenities and appliances. My family and I stayed here for a week and had a wonderful time. Eva, the owner is a very helpful from the very beginning the booking made and till we go home, she will assist you best that she can. If you stay here, ensure that a car is must (best 4WD). As the winding and steep hill may scare some people getting up to the house. Thank You Eva again for being a wonderful host, welcome basket and beautiful sun awaits you at Enchanted Hill.

                                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                                          Thank you Zalena for choosing Enchanted Hills for your family holiday in June and your constructive feedback. I am pleased to inform you that the power upgrade that took place in our community in mid June has been fully completed. We regret any inconvenience the unexpected power disruption had caused you during the last two days of your stay. I am confident that such problems will be avoided in the future given our community's upgrade in the infrastructure. We look forward to welcoming you at Enchanted Hills again!

                                                                          Perfect Family Time

                                                                          A guest from Wayzata, MNWayzata, MN

                                                                          Our week in Enchanted Hills villa was a perfect counter-balance to the hectic touristy days in Bangkok. The pick-up at the ferry, welcome basket, delivery of a rental car and detailed directions provided by the house management company made us feel immediately welcome.

                                                                          Amenities were even better than described...individual suites for everyone in our party, pool, books, fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer, comfortable seating, countless fluffy towels, a great table to eat al fresco, incredibly comfortable lounge chairs poolside, wireless internet used by all....

                                                                          Au (pronounced "Oo") was incredible, arranging for a Thai cooking class in the kitchen, coordinating Thai massage for all at the house, and providing immediate help with directions to grocery stores, restaurant suggestions (we went back to the Sunshine Gourmet three times!) and translations. She always arrived with a smile and the ability to take care of our requests.

                                                                          We could not have found a better place to relax with our three adult children.

                                                                          Location

                                                                          Mae Nam Beach, Mae Nam, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani, Thailand

                                                                          Koh Samui -- a tropical island in the Gulf of Siam -- is 1 hour flight time from Bangkok & Phuket and 2-hour flight from Singapore. Koh Samui, which can be circled on the coast road within 2 hours, is within 30 min boat ride to pristine Angthong National Marine Park (great for boating, hiking, kayaking and snorkeling), 30 min from Koh Pangan (famous for full moon parties) and 1.5 hrs boat ride to Koh Tao (known for excellent scuba diving). Enchanted Hills Villa is situated on top of the mountainous Santi Thani estate -- a residential community up from the Bang Po beach on the northwest tip of Samui. Just 25 min from the Samui International Airport, 5 min down the hill to a nearly deserted beach, Bang Po, and various health spas and restaurants,10 minutes to Lotus Tesco supermarket in Nathon village, and 20 minutes to Chaweng. The estate consists of 50 private villas, each individually custom designed and built, with 15+ nationalities and a German/Thai restaurant with stunning views. The estate is professionally managed by Coconut Hills Company, a British-Thai conglomerate, and includes a security roving patrol at night.

                                                                          Rates & Availability

                                                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                                                          Cleaning Fee
                                                                          $95
                                                                          Pet Fee
                                                                          $200
                                                                          Additional Guest Fee
                                                                          $20
                                                                          Damage Insurance
                                                                          $59

                                                                          Rates are based on the normal occupancy of 2 adults; children under 10 years of age are free of charge. Extra persons above the normal occupancy are charged at $25/person/night. Maximum occupancy is 10 person total, including children of all ages. Discounts are available for families and eco-friendly guests so make sure you ask!

                                                                          $139avg/night
                                                                          12 Reviews
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