Ban Mekkala

9.8/10 over 9 reviews from 1 source(s)

6 8 12

from

USD 942

per night

Latest reviews

Average rating of 9.8/10 over 9 reviews from 1 source(s)
10/10
tripadvisor
Cescie
Cescie

Stayed: December 2014

Perfection in Paradise - ideal place to repair and restore

I can say without any hesitation that my stay at Ban Mekkala was the best holiday I've had. A large group of 11 of us stayed here over Christmas and New Year and the house quite exceeded all of my expectations. Beautifully situated in a quiet and peaceful part of the island, the house was tranquil and luxurious in equal measures. Separate sleeping quarters gave us the privacy we needed but big communal spaces meant we could comfortably relax together. The house has fantastic facilities, including one of the most beautiful swimming pools I've ever seen, and the moment you step off the property you find yourself on an exquisite beach, which is calm and unspoilt. What made this holiday so spectacular was the staff. Every meal was cooked for us by Tum, who aside from being exceedingly charming, was a master in the kitchen. I'm still dreaming of his Papaya salad! Coco, Sai, Kai and Eak were a joy to be around, always smiling and making this gorgeous house seem even more idyllic. But it was Fai, the villa manager, who elevated our stay to pure perfection. She was always ready to answer any questions we had and made sure we had everything we needed at any given time. Thank you to all those wonderful people who made this a holiday to daydream over during the long English winters!
Stayed: December 2014
10/10
tripadvisor
simon h
simon h

Stayed: December 2014

the best, most relaxing and luxurious holiday of our lives

11 of us spent 2 weeks over Xmas and new year in this wonderful villa by the sea in the quiet south of Koh Samui. Beautifully designed with care and no little artistry, this is a simply fabulous place to unwind, rest, heal and restore. Lots of spaces to gather communally or read on your own, the inviting sea before you, the infinity pool is quite fabulous and, at around 20m in length, is able to accommodate lap swimming. What raises this villa from the merely fabulous to the simply sublime are the charming, helpful and thoughtful staff who discreetly tend to your every need: the fabulous cooking of Tum the chef; the lovely cleaners Sai and Kai; the helpful driver Eak; the cheerful and ever smiling Coco who tends the garden; but rising above even all of these wonderful people is the delightful Fai, the villa manager, who made our holiday the success it was by her patient answering of all our many questions and requests we bombarded her with on a daily basis. Thank you Fai. Thank you Ban Mekkala for the lingering memories.
Stayed: December 2014
8/10
tripadvisor
JSLovesTravel
JSLovesTravel

Stayed: August 2014

Crystal Villa is one of the best Koh Samui has to offer

We had an amazing time at Crystal Villa. We had a group of 10 girls and everyone enjoyed our stay at the villa. The view is amazing (with glimps of sunset) as we are on the hill top. The pool feels like an infinity pool with great view. Most importantly, the staff are all very friendly and excellent cooks. We went out for a couple of meals and still felt the food at the villa are better than the food at the restaurant, so we ended up eating at the villa most of the time. Great way to spend your vacation!
Stayed: August 2014
10/10
tripadvisor
rocketscientists
rocketscientists

Stayed: June 2014, traveled with family

Excellent Cusine, Facilties and Staff

My extended family of 9 stayed in this wonderful Villa for one week in June 2014. This turned out to be the proverbial "vacation of a lifetime". The Villa and staff exceeded our high expectations. The Villa manager, Fi, and her staff responded to all of our needs and desires. We had virtually all of our meals at the Villa, and I must say, the Thai and western food was absolutely superb. We decided not to rent a car, and instead used the Villa driver and van for excursions on the island. This was a really good move, and I'm glad that I did not have to drive in sometimes hectic road conditions. Fi accompanied us on all trips, including several to a tailor, where we all had custom fitted suits and dresses made. The outdoor cinema, which uses a projector and a large roll down screen, is terrific as we enjoyed movies most evenings via our iPhones and iPads using Apple TV. Before arriving at the Villa, we stayed several days in Bangkok. We never saw a military person or a demonstration, and always felt secure. Bangkok hotels and restaurants were almost empty, and we were treated like royalty. In my opinion, this is a wonderful time to visit Thailand.
Stayed: June 2014, traveled with family
10/10
tripadvisor
graham_zink
graham_zink

Stayed: March 2013

Spectacular

This villa is a very rare find....amazing beachfront which is perfect for long walks and a lush and spacious property perfect for a holiday get-away. We stayed with three other couples and all of our children....relaxing and many activities at your fingertips. The living area both near the kitchen and beside the pool is very comfortable with friendly staff who are excellent cooks. We look forward to returning!! Many thanks again
Stayed: March 2013

Facilities

Available for longterm
Available for weddings
Suitable for children
Suitable for elderly
Suitable for wheelchairs
Smoking allowed
Pets allowed
Security
Maid
Chef
Swimming pool
Internet/Wifi

Bedroom facilities

  • TV
  • Air Condition
  • iPod dock
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player

Bathroom facilities

  • Bath tub
  • En-suite bathroom

Business facilities

  • Fax

Dining facilities

  • Electric stove
  • Gas stove
  • Dish washer
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Juicer
  • Coffee machine
  • Toaster

Living facilities

  • Sofabed
  • Lounge seating
  • Ceiling Fans
  • TV
  • Apple TV
  • Plasma TV with high-tech AV unit
  • X-BOX 360
  • Bose sound system

Outdoor facilities

  • Garden
  • Parking available
  • Terrace / balcony
  • Sun beds / chairs
  • BBQ / Bar area
  • Sea kayaks

Location

With golden sands at your feet, Ban Mekkala villa is located on the southern coast of Koh Samui about 35 minutes from the Airport and 15 minutes from the town of Lamai. During the summer low tide season, the reef may dry up for another 100 meters, widening the beach and offering additional activities – beach volleyball and football for the adults and rock exploration and sea shell collection for the kids. The location is ideal to enjoy a peaceful holiday in secluded settings yet be within easy reach of restaurants, attractions and other entertainment options.

Rates

Include all taxes - No booking fees

Season Dates Bedrooms Daily Rental Minimum Stay
Intermediate Published 15 May 2019
30 Jun 2019
4 bedroom USD 942 2 nights
Intermediate Published 15 May 2019
30 Jun 2019
5 bedroom USD 1,130 2 nights
Intermediate Published 15 May 2019
30 Jun 2019
6 bedroom USD 1,318 2 nights
High Published 1 Jul 2019
31 Aug 2019
4 bedroom USD 1,301 3 nights
High Published 1 Jul 2019
31 Aug 2019
5 bedroom USD 1,501 3 nights
High Published 1 Jul 2019
31 Aug 2019
6 bedroom USD 1,654 3 nights
Intermediate Published 1 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
4 bedroom USD 942 2 nights
Intermediate Published 1 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
5 bedroom USD 1,130 2 nights
Intermediate Published 1 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
6 bedroom USD 1,318 2 nights
High Published 27 Sep 2019
7 Oct 2019
4 bedroom USD 1,301 3 nights
High Published 27 Sep 2019
7 Oct 2019
5 bedroom USD 1,501 3 nights
High Published 27 Sep 2019
7 Oct 2019
6 bedroom USD 1,654 3 nights
Intermediate Published 8 Oct 2019
19 Dec 2019
4 bedroom USD 942 2 nights
Intermediate Published 8 Oct 2019
19 Dec 2019
5 bedroom USD 1,130 2 nights
Intermediate Published 8 Oct 2019
19 Dec 2019
6 bedroom USD 1,318 2 nights
Christmas/NY 20 Dec 2019
10 Jan 2020
4 bedroom USD 2,354 7 nights
Christmas/NY 20 Dec 2019
10 Jan 2020
5 bedroom USD 2,472 7 nights
Christmas/NY 20 Dec 2019
10 Jan 2020
6 bedroom USD 2,648 7 nights

Rates Include

* Daily rates and Extra Beds include 10% service charge and 7% tax.
* Daily rates include a full time Thai Chef (food cost on Guests account)
* Minimum stay of 3 nights (7 to 10 nights over Christmas and New Year, 5 nights for Chinese New Year, 7 nights for Easter)
* Rates shown are for a maximum of twelve (12) Guests (including children) or eight (8) with reduced occupancy
* Baby cot provided free of charge
* Rates include daily Continental breakfast

Rates Exclude

* For weddings and private parties, surcharge may be applicable depending on number of guests (a maximum number of guests also applies)

Cancellation Policy

The following cancellation charges will be applicable depending on when the notification of the cancellation is received in writing:

30 days or more before arrival date:
* Deposit forfeited - but credited for 9 month from the date of the cancellation confirmation by the management company. The credit can be used by the client or anyone on their behalf for a reservation for the same villa and during any period.

Within 30 days of arrival date:
* All rental payments are forfeited.
* The above cancellation charges also apply if the management company cancels the booking due to non-payment of the balance. If the dates of the booking require to be changed or amended, this may be treated as a cancellation of the original booking and cancellation charges may apply.
* Any change to the original reservation is subject to the approval of the management company.
* Early departure penalty will be subject to negotiation with the management company.

Shall the party wish to change villa on arrival, a minimum 3 days notice is required or will be charged as a cancellation fee. Any differences in published rates between the villas are also applicable and will be charged to the Guests. Shall the alternative villa be cheaper, no refund will be made.

Payment Terms

Deposit Payment
* To guarantee this booking in the first instance, you will be required to pay a deposit equivalent to 30% of the total rental due or 50% for Christmas and New Year period.

Balance payment
* Full balance is due at least 30 days prior to arrival

Last minute reservation
* In case of reservation within 30 days of arrival, full payment may be requested at once before the arrival date

Kindly inform upon confirmation of your reservation, which form of payment would be preferred.
* Payments may be made by Telegraphic Transfer to our company bank account or through an online payment gateway with your credit card (visa or master card).
* If payment by credit card is preferred this will incur a 3.9% admin fee.

Description

Comfortable and convenient living

Ban Mekkala has been designed for comfortable and convenient living in a tropical setting. Walk through the imposing entrance and you will be impressed by the truly contemporary home. The stunning location and spacious design combined with luxury, modern amenities and tasteful furnishings creates a peaceful haven for those seeking a relaxing retreat, or fun getaway. From the villa compound, you can see the stepped pond and the glistening ocean in the distance. The main entrance to the villa leads directly into the interior comprising living, dining and kitchen areas. The kitchen has a dining table while the living/entertainment area furnished with modern Thai decor and a state-of-the-art audio/visual system equipped with plasma TV and surround sound technology which is linked to every part of the house (inside and out).

The open-plan grand room situated on the second level of the main house offers a laid-back ambience and the stunning view from all angles through full length windows which run across the expanse of the building. Walk through a large covered balcony and move down to the ground level of Ban Mekkala which contains the six bedrooms consisting of three different styles (two bedrooms per design). All bedrooms feature en-suite bathrooms with large walk-in showers and bath tubs and TV/DVD player with individual satellite TV unit. Bedrooms three and four, on either side of the central lawn, benefit from an additional outdoor shower in their own private courtyards. The ground floor of the main building houses bedrooms five & six and also a steam room.

Near the garden there are four more individual bedroom pavilions. Bedrooms one and two are the Master Bedrooms and the largest of all with the added their own personal surround sound stereos that can be isolated from the system in the main house. At this far end of the property, there is a swimming pool with incredible sunken sun benches. There's also an outdoor dining pavilion as well as a barbecue and kitchen for the ultimate outdoor dining experience. Beyond the pool is the peaceful Laem Sor beach. Ban Mekkala is the ultimate getaway for peace and privacy and complimented with all modern comforts. The villa offers several entertainment features that make it perfect for that family reunion, holiday with friends or wedding celebration.

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