Luxury Villas For Rent in Koh Samui

Thailand Koh Samui

The perfect stay
in Koh Samui, Thailand

Capturing the spirit and natural beauty of Thailand, yet with a characterful identity all of its own, Koh Samui is a charming hideaway in the Gulf of Thailand. Cloaked in pristine rainforests which sweep down to tranquil beaches, the island thrums with rich culture and mythical beauty. From beachfront boltholes to havens in the heart of the jungle, our luxury villas in Koh Samui offer the perfect refuge for adventurous travellers.

Koh Samui is astonishingly pretty. Set in a turquoise ocean and with lush, green forests, it’s no surprise that the natural wonder of the island influences everything from the cuisine to the patterns and designs used in the island’s textiles. Nobody is really sure what the name ‘Samui’ means, although it could be a variation of the Chinese word ‘saboey’, which means ‘safe haven’, being an apt description of our collection of Koh Samui villas.

Koh Samui is naturally wonderous, and the best place to see the flora and fauna of this tropical island is the Ang Thong Marine National Park. Cultural icons include Wat Phra Yai temple, or the gloriously colourful Wat Plai Laem temple, which you’ll find tucked away behind the languid beauty of Bang Rak beach. From its delicious cuisine to the warmth of the welcome visitors receive from the locals, it’s a characterful destination that gives you a glimpse into Thai culture.

Things you can’t miss
  • Visit the Angthong National Marine Park and experience the thrill of snorkelling and diving through marine wonders.
  • Get a dose of culture by visiting the island’s beautiful temples; Big Buddha Temple and Wat Plae Laem must not be missed.
  • Book an authentic Thai massage, one of the most relaxing and rejuvenating experiences you can have.

Our insider tips for Koh Samui

Koh Samui villas you will love

The villas

“Basking in the breeze under the miles of swaying palms, hiking through the lush jungle forests and diving into the sparkling crystal waters… Koh Samui is home to a rich wealth of natural beauty. Pair this with the island’s vibrant atmosphere and balmy weather and you have the perfect holiday spot.”

Jack Bower Travel Advisor
Jack Bower

Why stay with us?

Curated and inspected homes, villas & chalets
Luxury linen and toiletries
Round the clock support
Complimentary weekly clean
Dedicated concierge
Earn & redeem Accor ALL loyalty Reward points
Personal Meet & Greet
Complimentary medical support in partnership with AXA

Enhance your Koh Samui stay

Book additional services to make the most out of your trip. Add services at the time of booking or with your concierge before the stay.
Explore your dream destination with VIP car rental. Your dedicated concierge can arrange delivery of your rental car to your door on arrival.

Car rental

Don’t worry if you’ve forgotten the pushchair, we have everything our younger guests need to rent including a selection of age-appropriate toys.

Child toy & equipment rental

Your dedicated concierge can arrange fantastic experiences including a walking tour of royal London or arrange a fine wine tasting.

Experiences

Looking forward to some treats and a bottle or two of wine? Your personal concierge can arrange grocery deliveries on arrival and during your stay.

Grocery delivery

Find peace on the ocean with boat rental complete with your own skipper. Chase that elusive marlin, snorkel or discover a secret cove.

Private boat charter

Ready to try skiing or diving for the first time? We’ll make sure you have all the sports equipment you need to tick off that bucket-list activity.

Sports equipment rental

Let your dedicated concierge take all the hassle out of transfers so you can start your dream vacation from the moment you step off the plane.

Transfer

Find your inner peace with a massage or wellness treatment at your villa, or visit the destination’s best spas for some indulgent ‘you’ time.

Wellness/In-home spa

Essential information

When to visit

JAN
26°C
78F
FEB
27°C
80F
MAR
29°C
84F
APR
30°C
86F
MAY
29°C
84F
JUN
29°C
84F
JUL
29°C
84F
AUG
29°C
84F
SEP
29°C
84F
OCT
27°C
80F
NOV
27°C
80F
DEC
27°C
80F

Please note: these are the average temperatures reported but can vary greatly due to weather conditions, such as heat waves etc. We kindly invite you to contact us for more information, including confirmation that your chosen villa has air conditioning, to ensure a comfortable stay.

Best time to go

  • During spring: from February to May, you’ll find the beaches, restaurants and shops are quieter and the cooler weather makes it ideal for exploring the island’s jungle interior. April and May tend to be the hottest months of the year at around 33°C (91°F) on average, with very little rainfall except for an occasional brief shower.

  • During summer: from July to September, much of the region is subject to monsoon rainfall. However, Koh Samui tends to be less affected as it’s tucked away on the east coast and protected from storms. Temperatures tend to be around the mid-30s°C (around 88°F) with relatively high humidity, but a fresh breeze keeps things cooler and much more comfortable on the beaches.

  • During autumn: if you prefer things more tranquil, October and November are good times to visit. You may need to take a light raincoat as there will be an occasional shower in the afternoon or evening. However, these are over relatively quickly and the sun comes out again.

  • During winter: as December rolls around, the temperature starts to climb and the rainy season fades away. This is one of the most popular times for holidays to Koh Samui, particularly around Christmas and the New Year. Temperatures are in the high-20s°C (around 80°F) and the water is warm for swimming and snorkelling.

How to get there

Make the journey as memorable as the arrival. Your dedicated concierge can arrange transportation from the closest airport or train station to your Koi Samui villa.

By plane

Koh Samui Airport is a private airport with regular flights from Bangkok and daily flights from Phuket. Mini-buses transport travellers to the main resorts and towns. Taxis are plentiful. Alternative airports for private flights and some charter planes are Surat Airport and Chumphon Airport on the mainland. These link up with ferry connections to Koh Samui.

By boat

A high-speed catamaran service runs from Chumphon, which also links to a high-speed bus service from Bangkok, making it easy to land on the mainland and then go on to Koh Samui across the country. It’s a fascinating way to see a part of Thailand you may otherwise miss, and a chance to approach the island from the water. A second ferry service runs from Surat Thani and takes around 60 to 90 minutes to reach the island.

By car

There are plenty of car hire options on the island. Driving is easy and relaxed, due to the lack of traffic on the narrow roads. It allows you to reach into the heart of the island and explore the interior as well as the small beaches, coves and fishing villages along the coast.

Local tips

  • Visit Koh Samui from January until October for the best weather.
  • Exchange your money into Thai Baht before coming to Koh Samui, as there are limited opportunities for changing currency on the island.
  • Make sure you get the chance to sample Pad Thai - this delicious signature dish can be found almost anywhere on the island.
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