Overlooking Natien Beach on the southern coast of Koh Samui, this 10 room villa is ideal for weddings, corporate retreats or large families. Featuring a minimalist décor with a nod to southern Thai design, this exclusive residence, which can accommodate up to 20 guests, has a full time staff of 25 including chefs, bartenders, butlers, housekeepers, chauffeurs, concierge, masseuse, and 24-hour security. Escape from the outside world in Thailand’s largest beachside villa.
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“My first visit to Samui really took my breath away when I first discovered Thailand’s tropical island paradise. One day in 1989, I decided to embark on a long journey from Bangkok to the island. In no way were those early journeys a chore, as the voyage from the mainland to the island by ferry takes in small islands dotted around Samui and the fresh sea air whilst on the boat were a small taste of things to come. Fortunately today there is an airport and a direct flight from the urban chaos of Bangkok to the serenity of the island, which takes under an hour.
Samui has a distinctive character, a unique spirit...that is what drew me to this paradise over two decades ago. The locals of the island have always considered themselves slightly detached from the mainland and there is an inner strength and independent attitude that prevails - perhaps the island’s soul has influenced them as it did me, and other sun seekers who migrate to the island today. It is one place where I can let my hair down and be at peace.
This was the Samui I fell in love with and what I have instilled at YL Residence No. 17. The essence of the island that stole my breath away years ago still calms and exhilarates in equal measures - the spirit of adventure still remains, as one can easily escape to silent coves, serene private beaches, secret gardens and discover something new off the beaten track. I have tried to retain this small piece of Samui’s tranquility at YL Residence and make myself and my guests feel totally at ease. A place to truly to call home.”
Welcome to Samui – Surat Thani
Discover the gateway to Thailand’s most popular island archipelago staying in Koh Samui Resorts selected by Secret Retreats and enjoy some of the best places to stay in Surat Thani. The southern Surat Thani province fringes the Gulf of Thailand and is your entry point to the stunning island destination of Koh Samui along with its smaller, but no less tantalising cousins, Koh Pha Ngan and Koh Tao. And what better way to enjoy this beautiful region of Thailand than from the comfort of your Koh Samui boutique hotel.
Nestled in the Gulf of Thailand and once a haven for fishermen, Koh Samui is Thailand’s third-largest island. Nature abounds on what’s known as the “Coconut Island” thanks to the island’s rich interior of dense coconut plantations. Here, life is laden with white sandy beaches, crystal blue waters, lush green vegetation, warm and friendly people, and myriad tropical attractions and activities to fill your holiday. Let the Secret Retreats Concierge help you choose from the many Koh Samui hotels and resorts to ensure the Koh Samui boutique hotel you select is the best place to stay in Koh Samui for your holiday.
Year after year, Koh Samui remains one of Thailand’s top tourist destinations, drawing in travellers from across the globe to its award-winning beaches, amenities and picture-perfect views. An excellent spot for the first-time traveller, this well-developed island offers world-class amenities and ease of navigation, but it’s the island’s many cultural and natural offerings also tempt the more seasoned traveller to explore even more.
“YL Residence is a complex of 10 individual villas built on a coconut grove, along the beach in the south of Samui. All villas are facing the sea.”
Kim, the discoverer.
GENERALTotal number of rooms: 10
Time zone: (GMT+07:00) Bangkok
Currency accepted: THB
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard, American Express
Electricity voltage: 220V
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ACCESS40mn drive to the Southern Coast of Samui, offering 450m of bech front.
Nearest airport: Koh Samui Airport (USM) - 21 km
Nearest ferry: Nathon Pier - 18 km
CONTACT117 Moo2, Tambon Maret, Koh Samui Suratthani, Thailand