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Villa Sapphire, Romantic & Exotic Ocean View, 1 Bedroom Private Villa With Pool



Updated: 26-Oct-2016
Villa Sapphire in Laem Set, Island of Koh Samui, Thailand - Located At Private Residency, Close To The Southern Tip Of The Island, 10 Mins Drive To Beach

Villa Sapphire is located at Sitara, an exclusive private residency, surrounded by nature, with amazing rock formation and outstanding natural beauty.

From the private car parking area, the impressive entrance is positioned between two ancient boulders, inviting you into the unique, open tropical-style Living Area that sits in complete harmony with the beautiful nature.

Positioned in the centre of the Living room is a Jacuzzi where you can relax and enjoy the magnificent views of the shimmering turquoise ocean. Set against a magnificent granite rock, is a tropical style, open plan kitchen, where you can cook freshly caught fish or meat purchased from the local market or Superstore and enjoy a romantic dinner at Villa Sapphire in the dining area, looking out to the pool and magnificent ocean views.

Leading from the living area, there is a small lotus pond containing colourful tropical fish, through to the infinity edged private salt water swimming pool complete with sun deck and sun beds.

The upper floor consists of a spacious bedroom en-suite with air conditioning and balcony providing amazing ocean views.

There is a large Projector screen TV and DVD player in the living area where you can relax in the Jacuzzi and watch a movie if you wish!

A new utility room, with washing machine, has also just been created for guests at the Villa.

Notes on accommodation:

Set in a beautiful and peaceful location, the Villa has air-conditioning to the en-suite Bedroom, satellite tv with the top package, including football from the champions league, as shown on the projector screen. DVD player. Free WiFi and use of mobile telephone with free local calls. See the link to our own website for more detailed information.


A lovely, infinity edged private salt water swimming pool complete with sun deck and 2 lounge beds. Barbecue area, complete with BBQ. Tropical flowers and plants set around the edge of the living area, complete with small lotus pond and colourful tropical fish.

Villa Sapphire is positioned on Sitara, an exclusive private residency, surrounded by nature, with amazing rock formation and outstanding natural beauty. There is 24 hour security provided at Sitara Retreat.

The Villa has been imaginatively and beautifully created, set within the huge granite boulders.

Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service:

All towels and linen provided. The villa is cleaned every 3 days, with change of clean bed linen and towels also every 3 days.


Infinity edged private salt water swimming pool complete with sun deck and sun beds. Also within this area is a guest wc. Rain shower.

More Details
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

I moved to Koh Samui 2005 from Cirencester in the UK, where I had my own Flooring business. I was also involved in property development & rental and converted a large number of various style properties in the UK. From my first visit to Thailand in 1990 I had a growing desire to live in Thailand and create a new challenge. Inspired by opportunity for business I chose Koh Samui.

Moving here, I created 3 properties; Palm View, Butterfly Garden and Hideaway Villa. Later, we completed 3 more villas on the beautiful ocean view, Sitara Retreat, named Villa Crystal, Emerald and Sapphire. We manage Villa Serendipity for a neighbour from Hong Kong.

I have returned to Europe twice in 10 years of living here – 1 day in Milan and 3 days in watch my beloved Spurs in the Champions League!

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the manager

I stayed in Villa Sapphire for 2 weeks, and had a wonderful stay. The villa is set in a beautiful location, and I loved the ocean views which was all around me. The villa is brand new and everything in it looked new. It was a very relaxing, peaceful place to stay. Highly recommended to anyone wanting some luxury and beauty around them!
May 2013
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2 holidaymaker reviews


Outstanding - Best Villa we have stayed in

  • 5 of 5

We had an outstanding stay at Villa Sapphire, and far exceeded any expectations. It is a stunning villa, set in a wonderful tropical location called Sitara. Our visit was pure magic. To sit in the Jacuzzi and see the ocean views is divine. We even watched a movie on the projector screen whilst in the Jacuzzi. Coming out of the exotic looking living area, is the fantastic infinity pool with views to die for. Absolutely ideal for a couple. It also has 24 hour security at Sitara, which I feel is good. We had one of our best holidays here, where we both didn't want to leave the beautiful Villa Sapphire.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing view

  • 5 of 5

One of the most best places I have ever stayed ! The location was great, the owner arranged airport pick up and drop off. We had cleaning coming every three days and ample information about how to get around the island. He even gave us a phone for emergency ! I strongly recommend this place for couples, we loved our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

I feel extremely fortunate in obtaining this very special and beautiful area of land on the residency of Sitara, located in the south of the island, where I have taken huge pride and joy in designing and creating 3 high quality villas in this tranquil and peaceful area of the island. I wanted to design and create a special kind of villa that would fit into this very beautiful and unique setting. The stunning ocean views, surrounding beautiful nature, superb granite rocks, lush tropical scenery with swaying palm trees around this location enabled me to create Villa Sapphire in these wonderful surroundings. Staying at Villa Sapphire, guests can relax, and soak up the surrounding peacefulness of the beautiful nature and magnificent ocean views that are all around everywhere.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Koh Samui Airport at 18 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Shasa at 600 Metres Nearest Ferry : Nathan Pier at 16 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Royal Samui Golf at 14.2 Kilometres Nearest Train : Surathani at 100 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : 4170 at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : ShaSa Resort at 0.6 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Laem Set at 1.5 Kilometres Car: recommended


The quiet and secluded Laem Set beach is located a 3-4 minute drive away. Lamai beach, arguably the finest on Samui, is just 10 minutes drive.

Villa Sapphire is located at Sitara Retreat which is situated close to the southern tip of the island. Nearby to the villa many of the island's main attractions are only a short drive away, which include Lamai beach, Butterfly Garden, Waterfalls, Aquarium, Elephant trekking, Grandmother, Grandfather Rocks, Thai cookery classes, horse riding, kayaking, amongst others. There are also many fine and varied restaurants serving delicious Thai and European dishes, all within 5-10 minutes drive from the villa.

The southern part of the island still has that rustic charm appeal that the whole of Samui boasted years ago. The beaches on the south remain undeveloped, due mainly to the shallow coastline. If you like to explore you can still find areas where you have the beach to yourself, and never too far away you will find a Thai restaurant where you can enjoy true authentic local dishes.

The villa is a 2-3 min drive, or 15 min walking distance (which is steep in a couple of places) to Laem Sett beach. This is a quiet and secluded beach and here one can admire a beautiful sunset, and see the local fishermen, with their long tailed boats, come into shore. Also located on the beach is the rustic Thai style Cool Bar when you can enjoy good food and a drink whilst soaking up the tranquil atmosphere. Located very close to the entrance of Sitara Retreat you will also find a small, local open air shop, serving small goods such as drinks, snacks, small range of toiletries etc. Outside on the rock are a few table and chairs where you can sit and enjoy a drink with the locals, whilst watching the sun go down.

Within the charming area of Laem Sett there are several fine restaurants, serving Thai and Western food, a few small, quiet bars, several traditional Thai massage services, Yoga, two local taxi services and a travel agency.

Close by is ShaSa Resort, Centara Villas and Samui Orchid which opens its doors to non residents and has many facilities to enjoy, including smart restaurants and bars.

Five to ten mins away by motorbike or car you have the fishing village of Baan Hua Thanon where fresh fish, fruit and vegetables are sold daily at the local market, together with small local shops, 24-hour Seven Eleven store, doctors surgery and a Chinese Temple, amongst other things.

Lamai beach, which is several kilometres long, has many attractions, and includes fine restaurants and varied water-sports.

It is a condition of Sitara Retreat that a 4 x 4 vehicle (or you can hire a moped if you are a confident rider) is required to drive on the estate. We can assist in the hire of these vehicles at a competitive price. Click the link to our website for details. The roads are also quiet around this area, unlike the busy north of the island.


Samui International Airport is 35 minutes drive away. Ferries are located 25 minutes away.

We provide complimentary transfers from airport and ferry (one in each direction).


The seaside town of Lamai is a 10 minute drive, Chaweng is a 25 minute drive. The Butterfly Garden, Aquarium and Tiger Zoo are a within a few minutes drive.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season
21 Sep 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Peak Season
16 Dec 2016 - 10 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
11 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Low Season
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 20 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Low Season
21 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Vehicle hire is recommended for which we can be of assistance.

Please note that no additional guests other than those who have booked to stay at the villa, are permitted to stay overnight.
See the link to our website for more detailed information.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 26-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

The new, open-plan tropical-style Villa Sapphire is located in the unspoiled south of the island, which largely remains unaffected by over-development that unfortunately blights the north. The villa is situated on the Residency known as Sitara, which provides 24 hour security. The ocean views are outstanding, and unrivaled anywhere else on the island of Koh Samui. Villa Sapphire has been created to give a serene and peaceful ambiance in the daytime, for relaxing and enjoying the beautiful surroundings. From dusk, the villa provides a romantic atmosphere with soft lighting, where guests can wine and dine under the stars. Villa Sapphire has an exotic atmosphere with its open plan design, beautiful furnishings, soft lights and a jacuzzi in the centre of the living room

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Car Available


  • limited accessibility
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural


  • bay
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Large en suite Bathroom to the bedroom complete with en-suite bath tub, shower, double vanity unit and WC, created with classic look of Terrazzo.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Luxury bedroom with king sized bed, fitted wardrobes, dressing table, air-conditioning, tropical hardwood high vaulted ceiling, ceiling fan and leads out to balcony with fabulous far-reaching views of the lush green tropical setting and turquoise ocean.


  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • The hiring of a car or moped is the easiest way to get around. The Villa is located in the quieter part of the island, and makes driving a more pleasurable experience. Villa Sapphire has outstanding ocean views and where you have this, you have a hill to climb. We therefore strongly recommend the use of a 4 x 4 pick- up, or if you are a confident rider, a moped, which we can arrange for you, and have waiting at the villa on your arrival. It is a condition of Sitara Retreat that a 4 x 4 vehicle is required to drive on the estate. We can assist in the hire of these vehicles at a competitive price. The roads are also quiet around this area, unlike the busy north of the island. If your intentions are not to hire a vehicle or moped, taxis can pick you up at the entrance of Sitara, which is a 4 or 5 minute walk down the hill. There is private parking for a vehicle at the Villa.

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