Sunny Banks

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

Asia villas / Thailand / Koh Samui / Lamai beach

4 4 8

from

USD 450

per night

Latest reviews

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

Stayed: November 2015

Sunny Banks Koh Samui

The resort is clean, gorgeous, perfect for a family, perched high up and giving you a fantastic view of the sea. Very close to the beach, Makro for groceries, the Lamai strip for restaurants and a British International school. The swimming pool was big, had built in benches, our 2 year old was able to splash around with little worry and the plus was relaxing on the premium sun loungers and outdoor furniture. Each bedroom had its own bathroom and the master suites both had jacuzzis. Although we spent most time in the pool the jacuzzi was rarely used but our kids did turn off/on the jets when used. The kitchen was modern, fully stocked and functional but there was a summer kitchen too. Usually, we don't cook much on vacations but with the 2 kitchens and Makro 100m away we prepared home cooked meals on a occasion. Our stay was for a week but in the future we would likely stay for 2 weeks or more. The resort was relaxing and we could definitely of stayed longer if had the time. The early morning sunrise and sun set is beautiful. Friesen family
Stayed: November 2015
10/10
tripadvisor
Jan C
Jan C

Stayed: January 2016, traveled with family

Beautiful resort in lamai

The pictures are wonderful but definitely even better when you arrive. Sunny Banks is much larger then the pictures make out and surprising the resort is on one level. My mom has mobility issues but with Sunny Banks being all on one level and zero steps she had no issues at all. The resort has large and spacious bedrooms and 3 of the 4 bedrooms have picture perfect views of the sea. This resort is located up a short but not steep drive up a hill and stops at the end of the road. It appears that you wouldn't be coming up this roadway unless you lived here with the dead end road. The sand and people on the beach are visible from the pool and terrace. We did rent a vehicle but unless you intend on circling around the island you can walk to the main strip within 10 minutes and there is a large grocery store within a 5 minute walk from the resort. Can't remember the name of the grocery store but it was big, clean and carried many foreign foods and fresh fruits. There was also a nite market on the main strip in Lamai and they offered local handmade trinkets, linen, sunglasses and food food food. We had no idea about this market and walked into it one evening after dinner. According to one of the vendors there are nite markets set around the island on different day. Overall the resort is clean, child friendly, mobility friendly and could accommodate 10 adults with ease. There is amble chairs, cold cold air conditioning and and plenty of areas to simply lounge. Lastly, the management did offer other services such as baby sitting and meals at an additional fee but we didn't opt for any of those options.
Stayed: January 2016, traveled with family
10/10
tripadvisor
lovefood19
lovefood19

Stayed: August 2016

Better than expected

We tried not to expect anything going to this trip. (Afraid we might be disappointed). That is not the case. Check in process by the manager was efficient and fast. The facility was ok (a bit outdated). Lucky we brought a lot of kitchen equipment (chopping board, knives, blenders, etc.) otherwise we would never be able to cook. We decided to cook ourselves. The staff was friendly and discreet. A bit surprised that the staff reluctantly agreed to cook for 1 breakfast for us (We were told the staff can cook breakfast and lunch free of charge since we bought all grocery already). We ended up cooking anyway. Overall, it was a good getaway with our friends and kids. Some hiccups though, the power kept tipping off in the evening. It can be easily fixed by switching the breaker but still a bit nervous, it could turn off in the middle of the night. Also, it seemed to be a normal habit for everyone recently. Our driver picking us up from the airport was talking on the phone while driving.
Stayed: August 2016
10/10
tripadvisor
chablis2
chablis2

Stayed: May 2018

Amazing villa

This villa has got the WOW factor,we have stayed in many villas in Thailand and also in Koh Samui but Sunnybanks is outstanding. As soon as you enter through the front door and look out through the patio glass doors the view is amazing. The villa is up a slight hill but it would need to be to experience the view. My husband has slight walking difficulties so we always needed transport from the villa, the taxi company used by the villa management Sunshine Samui Villas was excellent they were always on time wherever we were on the Island, they were more expensive but that was acceptable to usThe live in couple Oi and her husband Por were simply wonderful, she was there every day and you really did not notice her they keep the villa spotless and would do anything to help, bringing groceries, washing and helping with my husbands mobility scooter when we needed to go out. We had a meal in the villa we wish we could have had more but time would not allow, it is a must if you are staying here Por does the cooking he is a fantastic cook and it was a banquet as there were 4 of us. The villa itself is huge and immaculate we were only 4 adults but the bedrooms were very spacious and can easily accommodate at least 8. The pool is an infinity pool which is just fabulous to dip into to cool down and admire the view. When returning to the villa in the evening we would sit outside on the large sofas with the fans on and just chill out. This villa is outstanding and has it all and we cannot wait to return.
Stayed: May 2018
10/10
tripadvisor
AliRickscottish
AliRickscottish

Stayed: July 2018

Perfection

The house was a home for home for myself and my family. Airport transfers worked a dream and the in house staff were simply perfect. Please ask them to cook Thai dishes for you- better than any bar or restaurant on the island. We will be back!
Stayed: July 2018

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
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Baby cot
  • Air Condition
  • King Size bed
  • Queen Size bed
  • Bed Linen and Towels

Bathroom facilities

  • Hairdryer
  • Bath tub
  • En-suite bathroom

Dining facilities

  • Electric stove
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster

Living facilities

  • Lounge seating
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • TV

Outdoor facilities

  • Parking available
  • Terrace / balcony
  • Sun beds / chairs

Location

Located on the southwestern coastline of Koh Samui in Lamai, the villa has a perfect environment that really suits a retreat like holiday. The location at Lamai is just 2km from the beach, and a 10-minute drive to Namuang with Chaweng a 15-minute drive away. Namuang is famous for its tropical beauty and a tall waterfall that is one of the islands most visited attractions.

Lamai Beach is Samui's second-largest resort area after Chaweng. It is quieter and less bustling than its big sister, but still with plenty of accommodation, dining and shopping options, and some great spas and tourist sites to explore.

The general atmosphere is laid back and Lamai has slightly older, and by extention cheaper tourist facilities than Chaweng, although there is some indication that the area is slowly being rejuvenated. Along with the rest of Samui, there is a steady trend away from the 'cheap and cheerful' toward smarter, high-end accommodation and dining facilities and new resorts in Lamai

Rates

Include all taxes - No booking fees

Season Dates Bedrooms Daily Rental Minimum Stay
Low Season 1 Sep 2018
20 Dec 2018
4 bedroom USD 450 3 nights
Peak Season 21 Dec 2018
26 Dec 2018
4 bedroom USD 760 4 nights
Peak Season 27 Dec 2018
10 Jan 2019
4 bedroom USD 760 7 nights
High Season 11 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
4 bedroom USD 570 3 nights
Prime Season 1 Feb 2019
10 Feb 2019
4 bedroom USD 670 3 nights
High Season 11 Feb 2019
30 Apr 2019
4 bedroom USD 570 3 nights
Low Season 1 May 2019
30 Jun 2019
4 bedroom USD 450 3 nights
High Season 1 Jul 2019
31 Aug 2019
4 bedroom USD 570 3 nights
Low Season 1 Sep 2019
20 Dec 2019
4 bedroom USD 450 3 nights
Peak Season 21 Dec 2019
10 Jan 2020
4 bedroom USD 760 7 nights

Rates Include

• Unlimited electric and water usage
• Full time resident on-site staff (daily cleaning / maid service)
• Bed linen changed twice weekly, pool towels changed as necessary.
• Chef Service (breakfast & lunch - guest pays cost + 20% for food)
• Multilingual speaking Guest Manager (English, French, German, Chinese)
• Welcome/information Pack with the ‘owner’s recommendations’
• Airport transfers (one each way complimentary). Additional 1,000 THB / transfer
• Baby cot and high-chair
• Free WI-FI throughout the villa
• Digital Safe for important belongings

Rates Exclude

• Private Chef (evening) @ 1,000 THB per setting (guest pays cost + 20% for food)
• Babysitting, massage & spa services (available on request )
• Chartered boat services (available upon request)
• Car rental can be arranged with full insurance coverage

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Conditions
1. If it becomes necessary to cancel all or any part of the booking, 'SSV' must be notified in writing (email acceptable). The cancellation will take effect from the day the written confirmation is received. The following cancellation charges will be payable:
1.1 More than 30 days before arrival: The deposit will be forfeited. A full or partial refund is solely applicable if SSV
secures a reservation fully or partially covering the initial booking
1.2 Less than 30 days before arrival date: all rental payments (100%) are forfeited. A full or partial refund is solely applicable
if SSV secures a reservation fully or partially covering the initial booking
2. If the dates of the booking need to be changed or amended, this may be treated as a cancellation of the original booking and cancellation charges may apply
3. Any change to the original reservation is subject to the approval of SSV.

Cancellation during the period of the holiday.
1. The prepaid rental balance will be returned only under exceptional circumstances and at the sole discretion of the Management Company.

Payment Terms

* Payments are to be made via Pay Pal account or a bank SWIFT transfer to our nominated bank account.
* Deposit: To guarantee this booking, you will be required to pay a 30% deposit.
* Final Payment: The balance of total rental amount is due a minimum of 30 days before the check-in date.

Other
* Smoking within the villa is not permitted but ashtrays are provided around the villa.
* Only those persons stated prior to arrival have permission to stay at the villa.

Terms & Security Deposit
• Terms & Conditions apply which will be sent to guest for signature
• As a form of security (and for peace of mind) for the villa owner, the Guest Manager will request on arrival a fully refundable $500 or 15,000 THB (cash only).
• Please note that any minor damage / breakages shall be charged at the end of your stay, at replacement value. If required, damages must be paid and will be requested by the General Manager and paid in full before departure.

Description

WOW factor unforgettable panoramic views

* Cool Natural Sea-Breeze *
Sunny Banks sits atop a lofty position overlooking the sea just to the South of Lamai and conveniently located only 20 minutes from Samui airport. Set on 1 level only this stylishly designed and opulently appointed 4 bedroom villa is an ideal place to relax, unwind and enjoy your island holiday. Cool sea breezes flow through the lush tropical hillside and filter throughout the villa where you can enjoy the stunning views from the pool terrace and living area.

* Suntrap haven with plenty of shaded retreats *
The infinity swimming pool also offers incredible views. The large pool terrace has non slip sand-wash and ample comfortable sun loungers. The poolside area is incredibly spacious, providing access to the lounge and kitchen areas.

*Private spacious en-suite bedrooms providing the perfect private space*
All 4 bedrooms could be considered as master bedrooms, 3 of which offer breathtaking views. The bedrooms have large and comfortable King & Queen-sized beds. The en-suite bathroom has sink, shower and private WC.

* Well-designed*
The tasteful decor throughout the property has been handpicked by the owners who have paid great attention to details. The property is light and breezy and offers a great deal of privacy. The layout of this property makes it ideal for couples sharing.

* Idyllic Location: Minutes from Stunning Lamai Beach *
Located on the southwestern coastline of Koh Samui in Lamai, the villa has a perfect environment that really suits a retreat like holiday. The location at Lamai is just 2km from the beach, and a 10-minute drive to Namuang with Chaweng a 15-minute drive away.

En-suite Bedrooms
Master Bedroom: King sized bed, en-suite shower room, air conditioning, safe for valuables, hair dryer.
Bedroom 2: Queen sized bed, en-suite shower room, air conditioning, safe for valuables, hair dryer.
Bedroom 3: Queen sized bed, en-suite shower room, air conditioning, safe for valuables, hair dryer.
Bedroom 4: Queen sized bed, en-suite shower room, air conditioning, safe for valuables, hair dryer.

• Full time resident on-site staff (daily cleaning / maid service)
• Chef Service (breakfast & lunch - guest pays cost + 20% for food)
• Extra Beds $55 Per bed / pp. (1 extra guest only)

Special Offers:
• 15% Discount on stays 7 days or more

Note: All Promotions not applicable to Prime & Xmas Season

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