Villa Information
Rental Rates: $690 – $2,300 a night.
*Note: Rates vary depending on the season and the number of bedrooms required.
5 Bedroom
Layan | Phuket | Thailand
“Amazing villa, amazing holiday. Wonderful location and facilities. Highly recommended.”

Villa Overview

Villa Samakee is a five-bedroom tranquil haven offering space, elegance and total privacy in the secured Layan Estate villa enclave, just minutes away from the soft-sand beaches of Layan and Bangtao on Phuket’s west coast. Ideal for extended families or groups, this spacious holiday retreat features a stunning 20-metre swimming pool and a full complement of quality services.

Villa Samakee’s lush tropical landscape, seamlessly connected indoor-outdoor spaces and expansive Thai contemporary design, offer a wonderful balance of private and fun spaces for families to enjoy, as well as providing a fantastic venue for weddings and special events.

Located in a peaceful residential area, this spectacular villa is a world away from Phuket’s hectic tourist centres yet it remains within easy reach of the island’s finest restaurants, spas and boutiques in and around a collection of luxury resorts in Bangtao Bay and only minutes away from the Dream Beach Club.

A sense of majesty ensues from the moment you arrive at Villa Samakee. Entering through its oversized teak front doors is to step inside another world; a true tropical escape. A long stretch of glimmering blue meets you on arrival: the 20 by 5-metre pool, where life in the villa revolves.

The spacious wooden pool deck offers a divine choice of spots to catch the sun’s rays. Towering fan palms and a rich variety of tropical garden plants create a vivid green landscape and a natural border that keep the villa ultra private and secure.

Inside, adding character and colour throughout the villa is a remarkable collection of art and antiques from traditional Thai temple spires to ancient Buddha statues to bright whimsical paintings, including several depicting Asian archetypes by Belgian artist Christian Develter.

A large living room with a gorgeous vaulted timber ceiling and two walls that open completely to the outdoors offers a nice spot for reading or enjoying a cosy chat with the family. The well-equipped Home Theatre, with 100 satellite TV channels, is a colourful, fun space for children and adults alike while a private study leading to a garden patio provides a quiet retreat. A formal dining room set in front of the superbly fitted out western kitchen has seating for 12+.

Each of the five bedrooms offers a very well appointed, peaceful oasis for couples or kids. Romance abounds in the upstairs master suite, which features a two-person terrazzo bathtub that overlooks the pool from its private bathroom.

The villa manager, chef, maid and concierge service ensure that every need is taken care of efficiently and with the utmost professionalism and care. Enjoy a full range of services on offer, from poolside massages to babysitting to booking a round of golf.


  • BBQ.
  • Safe in each room
  • Mini Bars
  • Adaptor plugs in each bedroom
  • 220 voltage (AC 50 Hz) plugs
  • Swimming pool
  • Sala
  • Extensive sunbathing area (comfortable recliners, large umbrellas)
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access
  • Bose surround-sound System
  • Home entertainment room with giant 42-inch flat screen, 100 channel satellite TV/DVD/CD player
  • Garden Furniture
  • DVD Library
  • Local Phone service
  • First aid kit


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry service (upon request)
  • Babysitting service available (upon request)
  • In-house Spa Treatment (upon request)
  • Car and driver for hire (upon request)
  • Car hire (upon request)
  • Full-time Chef (Western and Thai specialties)
  • Thai cooking classes (upon request)
  • Gated community with 24-hour estate security
  • Event planners and caterers for events (upon request).


Master Bedroom 1

  • Pool view balcony
  • Fan, aircon
  • Luxury king bed (180w x 200w) with duvet and pillows
  • Chaise lounge chair
  • Walk-in closet, 42″ flat screen TV/DVD
  • Landline telephone
  • En-suite bathroom with spacious soaker tub
  • Dual vanities
  • Separate shower and toilet
  • Safety deposit box
  • Hair dryer and fresh towels
  • Mini bar

Bedroom 2

  • Pool view
  • Deck
  • Fan, aircon
  • Luxury king bed (180w x 200w) with duvet and pillows
  • Two wingback chairs, desk and chair
  • Walk-in closet
  • TV/DVD player
  • Landline telephone
  • En-suite bathroom with dual vanities
  • Separate shower and toilet
  • Safety deposit box
  • Hair dryer and fresh towels
  • Mini bar

Bedroom 3

  • Garden view
  • Deck
  • Fan, aircon
  • Luxury twin beds (110w x 200w)
  • Daybed
  • His/hers closet
  • TV/DVD player
  • Landline telephone
  • En-suite bathroom with dual vanities
  • Separate shower and toilet
  • Safety deposit box
  • Hair dryer and fresh towels
  • Mini bar

Bedroom 4

  • Garden view
  • Private deck
  • Fan, aircon
  • Luxury twin beds (180w x 200w) that can be converted to one king sized bed
  • Generous closet space
  • Desk and chair
  • TV/DVD player
  • Landline telephone
  • En-suite bathroom shared with Bedroom 5 with dual vanities
  • Separate shower and toilet
  • Safety deposit box
  • Hair dryer and fresh towels
  • Mini bar

Bedroom 5

  • Garden view
  • Fan and aircon
  • Luxury twin beds (110w x 200w) with duvets and pillows
  • Desk and chair
  • Generous closet space
  • TV/DVD player
  • Landline telephone
  • En-suite bathroom shared with Bedroom 4 with dual vanities
  • Separate shower and toilet
  • Safety deposit box
  • Hair dryer and fresh towels


  • Complete western kitchen with pool view
  • Bar/breakfast nook
  • Kitchen table with seating for four
  • Landline telephone
  • Microwave
  • Aircon
  • Fridge/freezer plus two-door fridge/freezer
  • Double sink and toaster

Dining Room

  • Pool view
  • Aircon
  • Dining room table with seating for 12 people (chairs may be added for children)

Living Room

The Villa features a large living room area with a wrap-around sofa providing the ultimate in comfort to unwind and relax. This beautiful space opens to reveal lush gardens, an inviting 20 metre swimming pool is the perfect space to spend time reading or enjoying the luxurious surroundings.

Home Theater

  • 42-inch flat screen TV with DVD player and DVD library
  • 100 Satellite TV channels
  • CD player and CD library
  • Landline telephone
  • BOSE surround-sound stereo
  • Comfortable seating for six+


  • Desk and chair
  • Copier and scanner
  • Library of books
  • Sectional couch
  • Expansive private garden patio

Pool Lounge Area

  • 10 sun beds
  • Three love seats
  • BBQ area with kitchenette
  • Speakers
  • Outdoor shower

Outdoor Sala

  • Pool view with coffee table and four wicker armchairs
  • Settee with seating for eight+ additional people


Villa Samakee is located in the secured Layan Estate with high walls and dense foliage giving it complete privacy from neighbouring villas within the estate. Set away from the busy tourist areas, the villa has a feel of total seclusion yet it is easy to access Phuket’s superb west coast beaches and many of the island’s finest dining, shopping and leisure attractions including a two minute drive to Dream Beach Club. Just two kilometres away is the world-renowned Banyan Tree Spa, the Laguna Phuket Golf Club, and a wonderful range of dining and shopping choices in and around the Laguna resort complex on Bang Tao Beach. The peaceful powder-sand Layan Beach, retains an idyllic, sleepy feel with traditional longtail fishing boats gliding in and out of the estuary behind it. Shopping centres, nightlife entertainment, international hospitals, more golf courses, marinas and other leisure facilities all are found within a 20- to 30-minute drive.

Villa Samakee is a 25-minute drive south of Phuket International Airport.

How to get there (please refer to Google Maps)

From Phuket airport, head South on route 4031 and turn right towards Nai Thon Beach.  Follow the coastal route for about 9.5 kilometers, route 4018.  Follow this route until you reach the main gate for Layan Estates on the left hand side.  Tell them you are staying in Villa D.  Go straight up the hill. Villa Samakee is the third driveway on your right.

Events and Weddings

Villa Samakee provides the perfect setting and environment for weddings for up to 60 people or small corporate functions. Situated in secluded luscious private grounds, the sumptuous indoor and outdoor dining areas, including a large lawn, create the ultimate space to entertain or celebrate. Event Planners are available, whilst five lavish bedrooms provide idyllic accommodation, ideal for an exclusive wedding party.

Wedding and Event fees:

  • Event Fee $1,500
  • Refundable Security Deposit $6,000
  • Maximum 60 Guests
Season Between 1-3 Bedrooms 4-5 Bedrooms
Summer Season 19th April – 20th October 2021 690 845
Beginning Season 21st October – 15th December 2021 850 1100
Peak Season 16th December 2021 – 9th January 2022  – 2300
High Season 10th January -24th April 2022 950 1250
Summer Season 25th April – 20th October 2022 690 845
Beginning Season 21st October -16th December 2022 850 1100
Peak Season 17th December 2022 – 9th January 2023  – 2300
High Season 10th January – 16th April 2023 950 1250
Summer Season 17th April – 20th October 2023 690 845
Beginning Season 21st October – 16th December 2023 850 1100
Peak Season  17th December 2023 – 9th January 2024 2300

IMPORTANT NOTES Rates:  Currency:  All rates are quoted in US ($)

Refundable Security Deposit: $2,500 to be paid in any major currency, or via credit card upon arrival to the villa concierge.

Additional Info:

Smoking only allowed in designated areas

Check-in  3 pm

Check-out  12 pm

For early check-in/late check-out, the villa concierge/management team will do their very best to accommodate you, subject to bookings.

Minimum Stay:    3 nights all year

Christmas 16/17th Dec – 27th Dec  – 7 nights minimum stay

New Year 27th Dec – 9th Jan – 7 nights minimum stay

Chinese New Year – 5 night minimum stay

Easter Period – 5 night minimum stay

Events & Weddings:  Event fee – USD $1,500 Maximum 60 Guests

Weddings Only – Refundable Security Deposit:  $6,000 to be paid in any major currency, or via credit card upon arrival to the villa concierge.

5 Bedroom rate only for weddings and events. Terms & Conditions:  Please visit

Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year  and Easter Full Bedroom Rates Apply

For availability please contact

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“Thank you all so much for looking after my motley crew. We will always remember this wonderful holiday.”

“It has been such a pleasure to stay here. Such a beautiful place and kind, considerate staff. We really, truly don’t want to leave and are already planning our next trip.”

“Paradise! What an amazing villa. Elegant, private, beautifully decorated and appointed. Just magical. My family and I loved our stay and will treasure this holiday for a long time to come. Thank You”

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