Fah Sai

10/10 over 5 reviews from 1 source(s)

Asia villas / Thailand / Phuket / Naka Lay Bay

5 5 10

from

USD 3,000

per night

Latest reviews

Average rating of 10/10 over 5 reviews from 1 source(s)
10/10
tripadvisor
Mattdgold
Mattdgold

Stayed: December 2015, traveled with friends

Best vacation of my life - hands down!

Staying here was the best decision I have made on a trip in years. I have never stayed in a place that has brought me more satisfaction or that has been kept with a higher level of service, cleanliness, or attention to detail. Truly it was white-glove service at its best. It has all the modern amenities, including the all-important wifi throughout the house. If your experiences are anything like mine, you will be thrilled by the villa, the staff (the cook is amazing!), the view, and the full, luxurious experience. The view is incredible. Simply breathtaking. Every room looks out on the unobstructed view. The house is designed around it. Every day, my friends and I sat on the upstairs deck off the kitchen and enjoyed breakfast while looking out the on beaches and ocean of Phuket. The cook, Aom, made us fresh juice, coffee, and a full breakfast while members of the staff cared for the house. The house is beautiful, filled with artwork and fine touches. My bedroom, on the bottom right corner of the house, had large glass doors that opened directly to the infinity pool. My bathroom had a giant Jacuzzi bath with plenty of room for two people side by side and a waterfall in addition to the jets. One night, the staff had filled the tub and put a few rose petal in it. Even the toilet was one of those luxury Japanese ones with all the many buttons and options, none of which I understood or used. The staff themselves were wonderful. They were incredibly friendly, helpful, and attentive. They kept the place spotless and went out of their way make this my most memorable and enjoyable vacation. John, who manages the property, is a spectacular host. He made sure our every need was taken care of and had excellent recommendations for dining and shopping, as well as suggestions for where to go and what to see while on the island. He made it easy for us to get around the island, fixing us up with, among other things, a driver for when we went out into the Phuket nightlife (we went out almost every night) and a couple of masseuses who came to the villa (which has massage tables in the rec room). Everything we desired was either at our fingertips or a phone call away. I was sorry to leave and I can’t wait to book again for this coming year. I give this place my highest possible recommendation and I would give it extra stars if I could.
Stayed: December 2015, traveled with friends
10/10
tripadvisor
KailaDK
KailaDK

Stayed: February 2016, traveled with family

An exquisite estate with stunning views and the friendliest staff

There's a LOT of competition for luxury living on Phuket, and Samsara Estate definitely comes out on top. Set high in the hills overlooking Phuket's sandy coastline, these villas offer views that can only be described as BREATHTAKING. With so many bedrooms, you'd be silly not to come with a group of friends, or think about holding a corporate retreat here. Plus, it helps to know that they're a celebrity favourite (rumour has it Rihanna stayed in one of them!).
Stayed: February 2016, traveled with family
10/10
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Robbiejd123
Robbiejd123

Stayed: February 2016, traveled with friends

Luxurious Villa with exquisite views overlooking Phuket

Arrived at the Villa to meet the very friendly staff who showed us through the spacious and beautiful upstairs lounge & hall area to our walk in pool side rooms overlooking the sea & beach - first impressions WOW! Large infinity swimming pool with great views, rooms immaculate with own on suite bathroom & all amenities provided. Sauna present along with downstairs lounging area with a huge TV along with a treadmill... Coffee & breakfast both mornings was provided by the friendly staff along with the offer of beer! Was very impressed with my whole experience & can say would definitely stay with John again 5 stars!
Stayed: February 2016, traveled with friends
10/10
tripadvisor
Fraser D
Fraser D

Stayed: February 2016, traveled with family

Above and beyond the rhelm of luxury

We were greeted by the owner John, and straight away i felt extremely comfortable and welcome in this stunning villa. As having stayed in many different luxury villas in Asia throughout the last 5 years i can safely say that the Samsara estate is a cut above any of my previous experiences. If you are looking for unbelievable ocean vies with super yachts criss crossing the sea below, all mod and cons and just living in the lap of luxurious surroundings then this is the place. If I could rate this above 5 stars i would.
Stayed: February 2016, traveled with family
10/10
tripadvisor
GlassHalfFull13
GlassHalfFull13

Stayed: October 2017

Decadent. Splendor.

This was a 3-night stopover after spending a week volunteering with Elephants in Chiang Mai. What a great 3 nights it was! From the fabulous view out our East-facing bedroom window, to the spectacular evening breezes on the pool deck, the days and nights were perfect. The Feng shui of this home is wonderful. The energy is both relaxing and energizing. We read, we wrote, we swam and napped. The villa concierge would have arranged any accommodation we desired, but we couldn’t tear ourselves away. Kuhn Li (the chef) masterfully and beautifully prepared and served our fresh Thai meals, indoors or out, as we desired. Breakfast was fine: We enjoyed fresh squeezed juice and coffee outdoors as the Bay awoke. One day was a pair of cruise ships; snorkelers and fisherman the next. The coffee was followed by fresh eggs cooked to order and the best mango I have ever had. To live this lifestyle, even for just a few days recharged our batteries and reminded us to be mindful of our surroundings, so as not to miss the beauty present in the morning light over the water and the sound of waves landing on the beach. Fai Sai delivers The Awesome. We cannot wait to come back.
Stayed: October 2017

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

  • Personal safe
  • TV
  • Baby cot
  • Air Condition
  • King Size bed
  • Walk-in wardrobe

Bathroom facilities

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Jacuzzi / Jet tub

Business facilities

  • Telephone

Dining facilities

  • Kitchen
  • Dish washer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Juicer
  • Coffee machine
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Breakfast bar
  • Food processor/mixer
  • High chairs

Living facilities

  • Lounge seating
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • 60 wall mounted LCD TV
  • DVD in master bedroom
  • Games room with Xbox 360
  • Treadmill
  • 40 wall mounted LCD TV
  • DVD in games room
  • Home theatre
  • Sound system
  • iPod docking
  • Centralized audio system

Outdoor facilities

  • Garden
  • Parking available
  • Terrace / balcony
  • Sun beds / chairs
  • BBQ / Bar area
  • Gazebo or pergola
  • Outdoor sound system in pool area with iPod dock

Location

10 minute walk to a private and secluded beach
5 minute drive to Kamala Beach
8 minute drive to Patong Beach, Tennis courts
25 minute drive to Phuket Country Club, Royal Phuket Marina
30 minute drivde to Bangkok Phuket Hospital
40 minute drive to the airport, Blue Canyon Country Club

Rates

Include all taxes - No booking fees

Season Dates Bedrooms Daily Rental Minimum Stay
Mid Season 1 Oct 2018
30 Nov 2018
5 bedroom USD 3,300 3 nights
High Season 1 Dec 2018
20 Dec 2018
5 bedroom USD 3,600 3 nights
Xmas & NY 21 Dec 2018
7 Jan 2019
5 bedroom USD 3,780 7 nights
Peak Season 8 Jan 2019
23 Feb 2019
5 bedroom USD 4,200 14 nights
Mid Season 24 Feb 2019
18 Apr 2019
5 bedroom USD 3,300 3 nights
Easter 19 Apr 2019
27 Apr 2019
5 bedroom USD 3,600 4 nights
Mid Season 28 Apr 2019
31 May 2019
5 bedroom USD 3,300 3 nights
Low Season 1 Jun 2019
30 Sep 2019
5 bedroom USD 3,000 3 nights

Rates Include

* Bedroom 2 acts as a second master suite; Bedroom 5 can be converted into a home spa when the villa is under-occupied.
* Peak Season rentals which include New Year's Eve must be 14 nights or longer in duration. Peak Season rentals which include Chinese New Year must be 5 nights or longer in duration. All other Peak Season rentals have a 3 night minimum.
* Rates are in USD per villa per night and are inclusive of applicable government taxes.
* A resident chef and housekeeper/butler staff each villa. Their service is included in the price of the villa rental.
* Guests are met at the airport and escorted to the villa. Two separate airport pick-ups and two airport drop-offs are provided free of charge.
* Check in time is 1400 and check out time is 1100. Early check in and late check out requests are subject to availability and later amendment.
* Broadband wireless Internet access is complimentary.
* Daily linen service (sheets and towels) is complimentary.
* Samsara maintains a small inventory of baby cots and highchairs. Their use is free of charge.

Rates Exclude

* All expenses while in residence are charged to the guest at cost + 7% VAT & 15% service charge. This includes all goods & services purchased on behalf of the guest, being mostly f & b, but also including transportation, massages, entertainment, and breakage.
* Samsara employs a Villa Concierge who contacts each party prior to their arrival. The Concierge coordinates airport transfers, stocking the villa with favored F&B items, menu selection and all other pre-arrival needs.
* While the guests are in residence, the Concierge can also arrange home spa treatments, island excursions, golf bookings and other personalized requests.

Cancellation Policy

All funds except the security deposit, once received, are non-refundable. In case of CANCELLATION, the villa owner may, at his absolute discretion, decide on the status of any monies paid. Historically, villa owners have in almost all cases issued a credit to be used by the guest or his designee for a stay of equal duration and season within one year from the original booking dates.

Payment Terms

* A deposit payment, equal to 50% of the gross rental amount, is required to confirm bookings.
* A balance payment, equal to 50% of the gross rental amount is due 30 days prior to arrival or 60 days in case of peak season bookings.
* Security Deposit: Together with the balance payment, a refundable security deposit of USD 1,500 is also due, On occasion, for short duration bookings, the USD 1,500 figure may be lowered. Similarly, for longer stays, the security deposit may be increased.

Description

Timeless Elegance

Villa Fah Sai blends the striking contemporary design elements of Frank Lloyd Wright with the refined comforts of a luxury tropical retreat. Having formerly graced the pages of The New York Times as one of its featured "Great Homes of the World", this is a truly unique and elegant seaside residence.

Making the most of its majestic location, this modern two-level home utilizes strong horizontal lines to provide uninterrupted panoramic views from all its spacious rooms. The grand entrance opens into a wide living room, the space naturally lit with the sun’s rays radiating through the paneled glass facade, which can be opened to draw in the balmy ocean breeze. A plush, oversized sofa provides front row seats for the eyes to gaze over an onyx-tiled reflecting pond that seemlessly melts into Naka Lay Bay and the shimmering Andaman Sea beyond.

The clean lines and wide airy spaces of the upper level rooms create unique elements that define the house. Walking through the main atrium, an elegant dining area leads into a bright kitchen, the latter fully equipped with the latest gourmet appliances. Casual bites can be enjoyed in a cozy built-in breakfast nook, while an adjoining terrace provides diners with tempting al fresco options or more formal culinary journeys with a view.

As the day winds down, guests can retire into one of five private bedrooms, each one designed as a personal retreat complete with ensuite bathroom. Apart from the master bedroom, which is nestled into a quiet corner on the upper level, all bedrooms open onto the villa’s expansive lower level poolside veranda, the perfect place to congregate for a sunset cocktail or simply between dips in the enticing 18-meter fresh water infinity pool.

Entertainment options include a games room, equipped with flatscreen TV and an Xbox 360 for friends or family to enjoy. A treadmill is also stationed in this room, strategically positioned to make the most of the alluring sea views. For the best in leisure luxury, one of the bedrooms on the lower level can also be converted into a home spa with professional therapists on call to administer blissful, relaxing treatments. And, an indoor Jacuzzi adds another option for an indulgent escape.

Villa Fah Sai is tended by two discreet live-in staff: one chef and one housekeeper. The Samsara Estate front office team and villa concierge complement the villa's permanent staff to organize customized requirements and satisfy any holiday whims.

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