Set in one of the most desirable and beautiful residential areas on the island this villa is atruly exceptional villa. The stone wall and heavy wooden gates give a hint ofthe style and quality that awaits you inside this tropical oasis. Everythingabout this property exudes luxury and excellence; and a more spacious, welldesigned layout would be very hard to find.
Once you are through the imposing entrance, contemporary stone pillars formpathways on either side of a large lily pond. To the right of this is the doublegarage and the staff quarters and to the left is a beautifully landscaped gardenwith children’s play area.
As you walk along the trellis covered pathway, where the stone pillars arepunctuated with tropical pot plants, there’s a single storey pavilion on theleft that houses two bedrooms.
The first has twin beds, a wooden vaulted ceiling and a wall mounted 42″ flatscreen TV. In the en-suite there’s a dressing area, twin sinks and an indoorrain shower. Adjacent to the bathroom is a discrete private landscaped outdoorshower area. The room looks out onto the front garden area, the walkway and thewater feature.
The second bedroom has an exquisite teak four-poster bed dressed with whitedrapes. This room is delightfully furnished with birdcage-styled standing lampsand heavy teak furniture. This en-suite also has a dressing area, twin sinks andindoor and outdoor showers. Doors open out with a view across the rear garden,pool and the ocean.
Directly in front of the entrance water feature is the impressive two-storeypavilion. The ground floor consists of a stunning open-plan living area. Set atthe right end is a stylish kitchen with a dark slate-tiled floor and contrastingwhite units. There’s a central island feature with all the high qualityappliances you would expect.
At the other end of the room is a magnificent chilled wine cellar storing upto 400 bottles, running across the width of the room, which serves as a backdropto a ceiling mounted 100″ cinema screen. The hardwood floor in the living areatogether with fully opening doors at the front and rear help to bring theoutdoors in, and the wall-less appearance creates a light, airy and cool livingspace. It also maximises the incredible views across the terrace, the pool andthe beach. The lounge area is furnished with stylish, yet comfortable lemoncoloured sofas, some interesting ornaments and antiques such as a large orientalgong, and solid teak coffee tables. The dining area is dominated by a matchingteak table, which easily seats 12 people.
There’s a large terrace area which is partially covered allowing for outdoordining, entertaining or simply sitting and enjoying the view. The artwork hasbeen extended to the outdoors with beautiful wall hangings.
To the left of the room is a feature open staircase that leads up to thefirst floor. A walkway leads to two further bedrooms that share a sizeablebalcony at the front, a large sunning area and a further staircase that leadsdown into the garden and pool area. This balcony also forms a useful coveredterrace in front of the downstairs lounge.
The upstairs bedrooms combine luxury, practicality and the outstanding view.Each has a dressing area and an open-plan, glass-walled en-suite bathroomallowing you to enjoy the views whilst soaking in the free-standing terrazzobathtubs. Both rooms are beautifully furnished and accessorized and include 12″rain showers, 50′ plasma TVs and built in wardrobes.
Taking the staircase down into the landscaped garden the overwhelming size ofthe property becomes apparent. A large lawn and landscaped area separates theterrace in front of the living area from the pool terrace and runs all the waydown the right side of the property to the sala.
To the left of the pool is another pavilion with a further double bedroomwith its own inner garden area, which has an eye-catching dark stacked slatewaterfall. The bedroom has a wooden vaulted ceiling and another teak four-posterbed, which is again dressed with white drapes. Brightly coloured cushionsdecorate the sofa at the foot of the bed looking across the pool. A separatewalk-in dressing room has a similarly colourful and comfortable sofa facing thewardrobes, which doubles as a large bed capable of accommodating two youngchildren. This links into an exceptional en-suite bathroom. There are twinsinks, an indoor shower room and for sheer indulgence it has a private, romanticsunken terrazzo bathtub that literally sits at the pool’s edge. A sliding woodenprivacy screen can be utilised when required.
The final pavilion is a mirror image of the other complete with the sameexceptional en-suite bathroom and poolside bathtub. However, this room looksdirectly onto a further terraced area,with its own magnificent oversized teakdaybed, that leads into the garden and down onto the white sandy beach. Bothpoolside bedrooms also have their own poolside terraces and loungers.
The beach sala is situated right at the edge of the pool, opposite thebeachfront bedroom pavilion and has a double sided bar area, so that you canrelax at the bar either in or out of the pool. A dining area, all-weatherseating, Sonos music system with Bose speakers and bbq complete the features ofthe sala.
The enormous 100′ long blue-tiled infinity pool has permanent, sunken bedsand has been designed and shaped to work with the individual style and layout ofthe property. The crystal clear pool is an ideal lap pool and is entirelychemical free using the latest ionizing technology and robotic cleaning.
The grounds have been planted with over 100 indigenous species of tropicalplants chosen for their colour, beauty and fragrance, including rare nightscented species. Flowers are cut from the garden each day and the chef willprepare your food using herbs picked freshly from the garden. At night thegrounds are magnificently lit to create a truly memorable dining or partyexperience.
The beach at Lipa Noi is one of the finest on the island with soft whitesand, good swimming conditions, outstanding views of the famous Five Islands,the Ang Thong Marine Park and across to the mainland, and it’s perfectlypositioned for Samui’s legendary sunset scenes.
The villa has everything you could wish for: sophistication; absolute luxury;high quality finishes; exquisite furniture; a functional layout; an abundance ofspace; the infinity pool; the beach; the garden; the views; and thescintillating sunset. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a truly tropical luxurylifestyle.
Located at Lipa Noi beach, 30 minutes form the airport and 40 minutes fromChaweng
In the Summer low tide season when the reef may dry for up to 100m, thisopens the beach and reef up to all sorts of other activities such as beachvolleyball or simply exploring the rock pools and collecting shellfish, a safeand ideal exciting activity for children. Channels for swimming and letting seakayaks out still remain at low tide.
Daily rates include a full time Thai Chef (food cost on Guests account)
Minimum stay of 3 nights (14 nights over Christmas and New Year, 5 nightsfor High and Prime seasons)
Rates shown are for a maximum of 10 (ten) Guests (including children). Extrabed will be charged at US$59 per night
Daily Rates and extra beds include 10% service charge and 7% tax
Airport transfer: US$ 59 (inc tax) per trip for a maximum of 7 passengersin private mini bus or luxury car
Baby cot and high chair provided free of charge
Rates include daily continental breakfast
For weddings and private parties, surcharge may be applicable depending onnumber of guests
Large chemical free swimming pool with swim up bar
Direct beach access
6 double bedrooms with air conditioning and en-suite bathrooms (indoor andoutdoor)
Safe in all bedrooms
2 x 50″ Plasma TVs with satellite connection and DVD players
42″ LCD TV with satellite connection and DVD players
Sono system with speakers in the beach Sala, the main living pavilion andthroughout the gardens
Satellite broadband throughout(WIFI)
100 inch cinema screen and projector with satellite TV and DVD player
Fully furnished inc. linens/towels
Fully equipped kitchen
Lounging and dining Sala by the beach
Play area for children
Pool and garden toys and games
The resident villa staff will ensure the villa is kept clean and tidy whilethe Villa Manager is available to cater to all Guests specific needs and helporganise activities, massage and spa treatment as well as communication with theThai chef and dealing with any matter arising at the villa
Our Guest Relations & Concierge team will visit guests during their stay(usually the day after check in) to further help ensuring guests have a pleasantstay or address any matters arising at the villa
Bed linen is changed every third day, while towels are changed asnecessary
Pool towels are provided and replenished as required
On site Thai Chef (Thai cuisine and Western favourites) with shopping listavailable. Food cost on Guests account. Terms & Conditions may apply forchef service
In-villa wine cellar
Concierge service for all tours and activities; private tours can also bearranged
Car rental can be arranged with full insurance coverage, with or withoutdriver
Baby sitting service available
In-villa spa treatment with extended menu
Hin Lat waterfall
Santiburi PGA Golf course is 25min drive from the villa
Easy access to Angthong National Marine park
Boat trips to outer islands from the beach
10 minutes from Nathon shopping centres and restaurants
SPECIAL PROMOTION – BONUS NIGHTS
Pay 2 Stay 3
Pay 3 for 4 & 5
Pay 4 for 6
Pay 5 for 7
Pay 6 for 8 & 9
Pay 7 for 10
Pay 8 for 11
Pay 9 for 12
Pay 10 for 14
Promotion available for any booking confirmed until June 30, 2009
Not applicable for Christmas 2009 / New Year 2010
Applicable for any new enquiries only
Not applicable for bookings which have already been confirmed and for which a deposit/full payment has been received
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All bookings are made with The Management Company (TMC) acting as agents on behalf of the owners of the properties featured in the company website or elsewhere.
The payment of any deposit for the rental rate shall be taken as confirmation of acceptance of the following conditions.
1. BOOKING PROCESS
1.1 Provisional Confirmation of Availability and Rates
Upon receipt of a request confirmation of availability, the applicable Villa rates and the amount of deposit required will be advised.
Bookings are on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis and are for a minimum of three (3) nights, to the exception of certain period and unless otherwise specified in the confirmation of availability.
TMC reserves the right to decline a booking without giving any reason.
1.2 Exclusions & Additional Charges
Rates do not include baggage handling, gratuities, telephone, fax and telegram charges, car rental, food, soft drinks and/or liquor, personal items and expenses due to any other third parties, and any excessive cleaning required upon departure (such as upholstery or rug shampooing, etc) or replacement of breakage’s. Fair wear and tear accepted.
1.3 Initial Deposit
An initial deposit of three (3) nights must be paid to confirm a booking, unless otherwise specified in the confirmation of availability.
During the season of Christmas and New Year, fifty percent (50%) of the villa rental due is to be paid to confirm a booking.
Before the booking is confirmed and a contract comes into existence, TMC reserves the right to increase or decrease the agreed prices.
No contract will exist between with TMC until receipt of funds.
If funds are not received within 5 banking days the reservation shall be deemed to have been cancelled and TMC reserves the right to allocate the Villa to another client.
Should the booking be cancelled, cancellation charges will become payable in accordance with Paragraph 3 hereto.
1.4 Balance Payment
Transfer of the outstanding balance must be paid at least 30 days before the day of arrival, unless otherwise specified in the confirmation of availability.
Should the booking be made within 30 days of arrival the full payment is due upon confirmation and prior to arrival.
Payment can be made either international bank transfer, nett of bank fees, or using our online payment gateway (administration of 3% is applicable).
If TMC does not receive the balance by the due date, TMC reserves the right to cancel the booking and cancellation charges will apply.
If the booking is confirmed within 30 days of the arrival date, the whole amount of the Villa rental is to be paid at the time of booking.
This is applicable for all seasons.
3. CANCELLATION AND AMENDMENTS TO RESERVATION
If it becomes necessary to cancel all or any part of the booking, TMC 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 applicable depending on when the notification of the cancellation is received in writing and the period of stay in the Villa:
Standard and Peak Seasons:
30 days or more before arrival date: All Payments are forfeited but credited for 9 month from the date of the cancellation confirmation by TMC reservation department. The credit value can be used by the client or anyone on their behalf for any reservation, during any period upon availability and solely for the villa initially reserved.
Within 30 days of arrival date: All rental payments are forfeited. A full or partial refund is solely applicable in the event that TMC secures another reservation covering partially or fully the initial cancelled reservation.
Christmas and New year Period:
For any cancellation after the deposit and/or balance payment, all payments are forfeited and a full or partial refund is solely applicable in the event that TMC secures another reservation covering partially or fully the initial and cancelled reservation. The above cancellation charges also apply if TMC 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 TMC.
Early departure penalty will be subject to negotiation with our local Representative’s Manager.
4. ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE TIMES
Guests should assume that the Check In Time is 3:00pm and Check Out time is 10.30 am (early arrival and late departure will depend upon availability of the villas at the time of arrival or departure). The Client is responsible for informing the correct arrival details (flight number) whenever an airport transfer is part of the TMC service.
5. ALTERATIONS AND CANCELLATIONS BY TMC
Though it is unlikely that TMC will have to make any changes to confirmed arrangements, it does occasionally happen, and we will advise you at the earliest possible date. If, for any reason beyond our control, we are unable to provide you with the Villa booked, TMC shall reserve the right to cancel the reservation. For example, but not inclusive, if the properties are damaged or rendered unusable TMC will endeavour to locate the Guests to an alternative property for the period required but no guarantee is given that this can be done. However, if this is not possible, or Guests do not wish to be transferred, TMC will cancel the booking and refund in full, less any bank transfer charges, the amount paid to TMC for the Villa. TMC shall not be liable for any further obligations or claims by the client.
6. REGISTERED GUESTS
Only those persons stipulated on the booking form may reside at the property as guests.
Please notify us as soon as possible of any changes. The number of people staying at the property, including children, must not exceed the maximum capacity indicated in the property description or elsewhere, except in the case of infants (under two years old), or unless specifically authorized.
Should the owner or the local representative find that the number of people staying at the property exceeds that on the booking form or the maximum capacity of the villa, he may, at the absolute discretion of TMC, ask the extra person or persons to either pay the applicable additional charge as per the published rate or to vacate the property forthwith.
No camping is permitted in the property grounds. TMC regrets that no pets are allowed on the entire property. In case a party is to be organized within the property for a number of guests in excess of 1.5 times of the maximum occupancy of the villa, a surcharge of between US$ 1,200 or US$ 600 (7% tax applicable) is applicable subject to the villa. In addition a guarantee deposit of US$1,500 will be collected on site and from which a cleaning surcharge of up to US$ 350 (subject to 7% tax) will be deducted before refund to the guests.
7. SECURITY DEPOSIT
A security deposit may be payable to TMC with the payment of the balance.
This is to cover the cost of any damage or breakage’s during the rental period of the Villas or their contents. It may also be used to cover the cost of the use of telephones and other services. If requested this amount will be returned to you at the time of departure, less any such costs.
It is a mandatory condition of the booking that the entire party is covered by comprehensive travel insurance (including cancellation, flight delays, loss and damage to baggage and other property) and health insurance (including evacuation and repatriation coverage).
TMC or the owners of the rented properties are held harmless by you and your party against all claims including any accidents related to the use of the Villa facilities or locally procured third party services such as, but not limited to, watercraft, water sports, jeep or motorbike rental. TMC shall not be responsible for any delay, additional expense or inconvenience caused directly or indirectly by events outside of TMC’s control such as civil disturbances, fires, floods, severe weather, Acts of God, and acts of Government etc. By acceptance of this contract it is assumed by TMC that this requirement has and will be complied with in full.
Each Villa varies in standard, quality and finish and there are differences in style and decor. Property descriptions as provided by TMC, on the website and elsewhere, are made in good faith. TMC accepts no responsibility for any modifications made which are not mentioned on the website or anywhere else. TMC, the villa owner and/or the local representative cannot be held liable for the breakdown of the supply of water, or electricity, or internet connection nor of swimming pool filtration systems, though we will use our best endeavours to arrange for any such problems to be solved quickly.
If there are any problems during the rental period, which could not be solved by dealing directly with the local villa staff, contact TMC or its local representative immediately and TMC will use its best endeavours to rectify the situation. It is understood that infrastructure, local standards and conditions are often of a less developed nature in a remote resort location than in more urban environments. TMC will do as much as can be reasonably expected to avoid and rectify any problems that may occur, but cannot be held responsible for any problems beyond its control. Any complaints must be notified to TMC or PVH within 24 hours of the occurrence giving rise to the complaint, and must then be notified in writing to TMC or PVH before departure.
Should a problem that has been notified remain unsolved please make a complaint in writing to TMC within 14 days of the completion of the rental period. If the Villa is vacated before the end of the rental period without mutual agreement this may result in the loss of all rights to compensation.
No complaint will be considered if made after the departure date or if not acknowledged by the villa owner, TMC or the local representative.
10. CONDUCT & BEHAVIOUR
The person paying the deposit for the villa rental is responsible for the correct and appropriate behaviour of the guests staying at the Villa(s). Should any member of the party behave in a manner considered inappropriate, either TMC, the villa owner or the local representative may at their absolute discretion ask the offending guest or guests to vacate the Villa forthwith. In such a case, this will be treated as a cancellation of the original booking and no refund can be claimed from either TMC or the villa owners or the local representative.
11. NO SMOKING RULES
As a general rule smoking is not permitted within the rooms of the villas. And that a breach of this rule is sufficient reason to initially warn the guest and if smoking persists they will be instructed to leave the villa without compensation like this Clause 10 ‘Conduct & Behaviour’ of these terms and conditions
12. SOCIAL CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY
Following the association with the code” developed by Kuoni Travel, TMC, the villa owners and/or the local representative endeavour to contribute to the fight against child prostitution and trafficking. Any possible offenders will be brought to the local authorities. It is also prohibited to act unlawfully in any way whatsoever and to bring in and/or use/consume any illegal substances. Any offenders will be brought to the local authorities. In addition, in line with its moral duty and respect for the local employee, as well as for the safety of our valued guests, it is not authorised to bring male or female joiners met on site back to the properties under no circumstances.
The local managers reserve the right to request anyone to vacate a property at any time.
13. STAFF AT THE VILLAS
The services of some staff may be included at the villas (ie Villa Manageress, maid, handyman, Thai Chef). Additional services such as those of baby sitters and/or drivers can be sourced in advance or on site upon request, although such services cannot be guaranteed and depend on availability. We recommend the Guests provide as much notice as possible, especially during peak holiday seasons and we shall try to assist. TMC or the local representative can assume no liability for such contracted staff. The rates for these services will be provided in advance and shall be paid as incurred directly to the Guest Relations Manager.
14. LINEN & TOWELS
Linen and towels are provided at the Villas. These are normally changed every three (3) days. If you require more frequent changes there may be extra charges. Limited laundry facilities exist on site and charges are made per item. Outside services are also available for a small service charge and must be paid at the time incurred or latest at the time of departure.
Personal safe are provided in all villas. It is strongly recommended that they are used to store valuable items such as passports, laptop computers, cash, traveller’s cheques, mobile phones, cameras etc. Any valuables left at the property are the guest’s sole responsibility. Neither TMC nor the owners nor the staff can be hold responsible for any loss or damage of personal property. It is advised for Guests to ensure that all doors and windows remain locked at night to avoid any temptation.
16. DUE CARE AND SUPERVISON
As part of this agreement, Guests are required to take due care when residing at the villas and be especially watchful of children playing in the gardens, near the entrance from the main road; near or in the pool or Jacuzzi, on the beach, or in the sea. Furthermore Guests are not permitted to enter the Villas when wet from swimming as the floors can be slippery. Damage or injury arising as a result shall not be the responsibility of TMC, the Villa owners or the local representative in any way whatsoever.
17. APPLICABLE LAW
These conditions and any contract to which they apply are governed in all respects by Hong Kong SAR law and the Hong Kong SAR courts only shall have jurisdiction in relation to any claim or dispute arising out of, or connected with them.
I/We agree to the above conditions and do hereby agree to the application of the above Terms and Conditions to our reservation.
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