High in the lush green hills of north-west Samui, 15 minutes from main town of Nathon, and just 45 minutes from the international airport, Spice is one of three striking, white villas ‘Lime Samui’ set in their own private estate.
Celebrated international design firm GFAB Architects created the cool, contemporary concept of these villas to maximise on one if the most spectacular views in Samui. From every level, you can see almost the entire length of the island’s west coast out to the islands of Ang Thong National Marine Park and the Thai mainland in the distance.
Entering from above, the villa steps gracefully down the hillside before opening up to reveal the main living space with its 20-metre infinity pool and wide, dazzling white terraces set against a breath-taking ocean backdrop. This is the social hub of the villa and the place to spend sun-filled days lounging by the pool or sipping cocktails as you gather for dinner.
The main living and dining area could easily be the set in a James Bond movie, with its 60’s inspired sunken lounge and large flat screen TV dominating the space. A sleek black show-kitchen with a long island bar is the place for breakfast and casual entertaining and a dining table can be comfortably set for up 10 guests.
Floor to ceiling folded glass doors open directly onto the pool terrace, connecting with the lounge and dining sala, seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor living in one sensational space.
Five large and airy bedrooms include an impressive duplex suite with its own wraparound terrace. All rooms look out at the view with king or queen-size beds, indoor outdoor rain shower bathrooms, and in some cases, freestanding bathtubs. Monochromatic terrazzo, textured light and dark wood finishes and unusual tiling create a cool and calm ambiance in some rooms, while Balinese stone in pale lime shades provides a distinctive design feature for others, and indeed throughout the villa.
Spice is an ideal retreat for groups of families and friends looking to get away from it all and enjoy being together or as a stunning location for weddings and parties with its large lawn, breath-taking backdrop, and open-plan design. Two neighbouring 5-bedroom villas also provide additional space for larger events.
The villa offers plenty to keep you and your party entertained, day and night. A plush home cinema seats up to 14 for guests to enjoy hundreds of movies as staff serve up popcorn, snacks and cocktails. For health and fitness enthusiasts a gym comes with a variety of machines and an outdoor spa area overlooks the garden and magnificent views.
Five welcoming and attentive staff make Spice a thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable experience. Whether discussing the daily menus for you and your party, perhaps arranging a Thai cooking class or an excursion to the beach they are there to attend to your every whim, and always with a smile.
Although you may want to spend a day at the beach or on the water, or exploring some of the many attractions that this beautiful tropical island has to offer, the likelihood is that you will want to stay put and just relish the opportunity to retreat in the peace and tranquility of this magical and mesmerizing setting.