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Living Room
Living Room
Kitchen/Dining area
Pool/Bar area on 1st floor with balcony
Master bedroom
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4  (2 twin single beds with pull out beds underneath)
Basement Suite  with living area & windows looking into the pool.
Basement Suite
Outside terrace
kids pool
View from seating sala
Outside dining sala
Seating Sala
Pool at night
maenmam beach
5 Islands Sunset
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6 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Ban Bang Ben, Ranong Province

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BudgieBud...
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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“Fabulous villa for groups/families with young children. Superb.”
Reviewed 26 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013

Excllent location, great views, lovely decor & well-appointed. Great for children. Good for runners (up and down the hill). Food superb, staff wonderful (drove us everywhere)

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Liked best: Location, decor, pool, driver, food. The lot.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
9 Jan 2014
Thank you, we very much appreciate you taking the time to review Villa velks.
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happyholl...
hong kong
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Superb”
Reviewed 25 November 2013 for a stay in December 2012

Villa Velks is a large house, with endless bedrooms but also felt intimate with just the two of us staying there. In my experience what seemed unique was the positioning of the sun deck and pool - it had sun from early mid morning until awesome sunsets, quite rare.

The house is serviced by the most sweetest Thai family who live onsite in separate accommodation out of the way but always available when asked. Breakfast would always be ready for us in the fridge, never ever heard this being prepared - whatever other mess we made would be cleared away as arranged. This is the same for any other cooking we did or decided to ask them to make ( yummy thai food - happy to show us how they made so free cooking lessons !) We generally had most lunches in as the pool and deck was just too hard to leave

Upon arrival at the airport we were picked up by their driver and quickly ferried to the villa - The driver was available to us to take us where ever we wanted for the entire stay. They gave us a local thai mobile to call when we wanted picking up and this all happened efficiently - we used this for dinners out, beach visits and shopping trips. was very happy with the guys driving skills,as this can be a problem, but felt 100% safe

In this large house there is a games/pool room which we used in the evenings with a few drinks, and there was lots and lots of DVD's to choose from on the odd occasion stuck for something to do.

The location is lovely, but not on top of the party hot spots - you do need to take advantage of the transport service to go out, walking is not really practical, even though I enjoyed the walk up and down the hill to the the well stocked mini mart some may not. I did get the driver to buzz me down in the evening for extra beers. crisps etc when we run out - took two mins so well handy. All other provisions can be obtained for you by arrangement with the staff and at supermarket prices, no hotel rip offs here !!

Will be going back.

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Liked best: setting, pool and deck staff
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
9 Jan 2014
Thank you so much for your review, we hope to see you again soon
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two_aussi...
sydney
1 review
“fabulous stay - this is an amazing villa and location”
Reviewed 19 November 2013 for a stay in June 2012

Tucked away high in the hills overlooking the western coastline of Koh Samui, this villa was nothing short of spectacular. New, clean, well appointed and with the never-ending help and hospitality of the on-site property manager couple, nothing was ever a problem. Having met our friends at the airport, we spent an incredible week sunning and swimming by the pool, and sightseeing with our ever-enthusiastic driver on hand at all times - sheer luxury! We thought the location was superb - away from the hustle and bustle of tourists, shops, noise and traffic - total relaxation with everything you could want at the villa yet a short drive to the other things we wanted to do and places we wanted to see. This place is a definite keeper and we would stay there again without hesitation. Honest!

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Liked best: Everything! Decor, space, layout, views, location, attentiveness to our needs
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
20 Nov 2013
Thanks so much for your review. We look forward to seeing you again very SOON!
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Lia H
Hong Kong
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Highly Recommended”
Reviewed 9 November 2013 for a stay in February 2013

We had a very relaxing, nice and pleasant time. The staff were extremely helpful, the villa itself is peaceful and secluded. Perfect for large families and groups of friends. Would definitely go back to Samui and Villa Velks.

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Visit was for: Leisure
Travelling group: Family
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Management Response
20 Nov 2013
Thank you so much for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay at Villa Velks. Please come & stay with us again.
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852michel...
Hong Kong, China
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“cosy, charming and relaxing”
Reviewed 9 November 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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we didn't have any expectation when we booked the villa, as it's set on top of the mountain, my husband aims is far away from noisy, busy shopping area - that's what he told me. the villa is comfortable and very cosy, we felt like we could just kick our shoes off and relax despite the noise of our children.

Villa Velks is spacious, comfortable, clean and relaxing, the pool was perfect for both children and adults, we did spent endless hours in the pool and pool area; the staffs are efficient, wonderful and helpful, there are a few children things available, ie: playpen, stroller, books, movies and toys to keep the little one busy. the staffs cooked a couple of traditional Thai meals for us, it was heavenly!! We didn't realised the taxi in Samui was a bit expensive, so having the SUV taking us around the island sure saves us some pennies.

we will definitely return with another family as the place is large enough to accommodate us all. thank you Villa Velks, we had the best time ever!!

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Travelling group: Family
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Management Response
20 Nov 2013
We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks for your review on Villa Velks.
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