Samudra is a stunning
unique property combining Asian antiques and artifacts, lush gardens,
and a breathtaking beachfront location. Set within vast grounds, Samudra
offers total tranquility and seclusion amidst natural tropical
landscaping and large granite boulders. The sublime sea views across
nearby islands to the distant mainland are always mesmerizing, yet most
spectacular at sunset. A personal vision of its artist owner, Samudra is
unconventional, poetic, and celebrates love of nature.
All of the wood used
in the construction of this outstanding residence has been reclaimed.
Door frames, windows, and furniture have been collected from around Asia and
seamlessly integrated in Samudra. The historic appeal of
these exotic and regal elements adds charm and timeless
A guarded gate leads
to a private driveway ending at a parking area, from where meandering
pathways made from Kanchanaburi river stone and heavy tree trunks link
the various buildings that make up Samudra. The main building, named The
Bali Room, is entered down a flight of steps through a dramatic entrance
framed by antique wooden pillars, with double wooden doors opening to
reveal a view of the pool and sea beyond. A corridor leads through the
first building with en-suite double bedrooms on either side. Both
bedrooms feature vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, heavy wooden
furniture, and open-air bathrooms.
The corridor leads
down a flight of stairs into a garden area that separates the next
building. The open-sided living room facing the pool houses a
beautifully intricate set of 10 metre wide antique Balinese temple
panels on the back wall. Comfortable sofas are arranged around a coffee
table, offering a shady refuge to take in the stunning views beyond.
Next to the Bali Room is the main kitchen in a detached building, which
is fully equipped.
Steps lead to the
turquoise stone-tiled infinity pool with natural-stone seating sunken
within. To the right of the pool is a lawn plateau, with a thatched Sala
incorporating an immense wooden dining table seating up to 24, which was
crafted from a single timber recovered from a shipyard in Southern
A gentle path leads
down to the beach, which is private due to the rock formations and reef
that make access difficult from outside the property. Following a flight
of stone steps, the underground Garden suite is carved out of the hill,
with double bed, kitchenette, and bathroom. A ventilation chute rises
out of the rear of the suite creating a natural airflow. Slide-away
glass doors across the whole width of this suite open onto the great
views down onto the beach and seascape beyond. A pull-down screen and
ceiling mounted projector with surround sound complete the suite.
A pathway through the
lush garden leads up to another enclave, including 2 bedrooms linked by
a dressing room and sharing a fantastic garden bathroom, with double
sinks, a large terrazzo tub, and a shower under a towering boulder.
A further pair of bedrooms; a king and a twin, are interconnected by a
shared shower room and terrace, with an adjacent second kitchen.
Perched on a huge
boulder, the final room is a masterpiece octagonal living room. The
spacious open-sided room includes a raised kitchen, a casual lounge, and
a balcony encircling the open face to immerse in the spectacular sea and
sunset views. An informal dining table seating 10 is ideal for intimate
al-fresco gathering. When the sun goes down, a pull-down screen and
projector, with surround sound, provide cinematic entertainment.
Samudra is located on the south coast of Koh Samui, some 40
minutes from the airport, 15 minutes from the town of Lamai, and 30
minutes from Chaweng and Nathon.
Daily Villa Rates 2017
Rates are for the entire property, with discounts for reduced occupancy as follows:
7 bedroom sleeps 14.
5 bedroom sleeps 10.
3 bedroom sleeps up to 6.
25 Jan-5 Feb
6 Feb-8 Apr
24 Apr-14 May
15 May-30 Jun
1 Jul-31 Aug
*1 Sep-14 Dec
15 Dec-10 Jan
-Rates are exclusive of 10% service and 7% tax.
-Rates are inclusive of continental breakfast, Thai cook service, and daily maid service.
-Extra bed charge is $50++ USD per person.
-One airport transfer each way is complimentary, with extra transfers charged at $45+ USD per trip for up to 7 passengers, and subject to 7% tax.
-Minimum stay of 3 nights in standard season, 5 nights during peak and high season
dates, except for Xmas/NY, minimum of 10 nights.
-Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 10:30, although early arrival and late departure may be requested subject to availability.
*Blackout dates: 1-9 October. No free nights or reduced occupancy rates.
20% discount for stays until 31 May. Cannot be used in conjunction with other promotions.
Free Nights Promotion
From 15 May-30 Jun and 1 Sep-14 Dec, except 1-9 October, cumulative pay 3 stay 4; one free night
for every 3 paid nights. Applies to full occupancy rates, and cannot be used in conjunction with other promotions.
Early Bird Promotion
5% discount for any booking paid 120 days or more in advance. Applies to full occupancy
rates, and cannot be used in conjunction with other promotions. Not applicable for Xmas/NY.
Services of the property manager and staff.
One airport transfer, each way.
Daily maid service, continental breakfast, and in-villa Thai cook service.
Fresh linen every 3 days, towels as needed.
*For parties of guests under the age of 21, a cash security deposit of $2000 USD is required on arrival, to be
refunded on departure, less any damages or outstanding bills.
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