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Centara Villas Samui

Centara Villas Samui

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1777 Reviews
Guide Price £969 per person
Based on 10 October 18 departure from London Heathrow flying with Malaysian, staying for 7 nights bed and breakfast in a Garden Villa (2 adults sharing) including return transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

Peaceful villas in tropical surroundings

Located on a gentle hillside leading to the private sandy Natien Beach, Centara Villas Samui offers a secluded location and is surrounded by tropical plants and lush vegetation. Here your private villa features a private terrace and elegant Thai decor that will allow you to experience your own slice of paradise. For ultimate luxury, upgrades to private Jacuzzi or swimming pool villas are available. Combining a romantic setting, refined facilities and private villas, the Centara Villas Samui is the ideal choice for a romantic getaway or luxurious holiday escape. The hotel is located only 10 minutes away from the popular Lamai Beach and 30 minutes from lively Chaweng Beach.

A unique tropical escape, this refined resort features three swimming pools, one overlooking the beautiful azure waters of the Gulf of Thailand. For those that want to enjoy these waters many activities such as kayaking, diving and snorkelling are available, whilst back on dry land table tennis, badminton and beach games can be enjoyed. After an active day or day of sunbathing; enjoy some pampering at the Spa Cenvaree which features an extensive menu of therapeutic treatments and holistic experiences. Massages can be enjoyed in the outdoors spa pavilion overlooking the ocean. But don’t forget there are also plenty of dining options to choose from. Enjoy Thai and international dishes at the beachside Reef Café or opt for succulent barbecued seafood and cocktails at the al fresco Coral Bar and BBQ. In addition, for a small fee locally, a shuttle bus runs to Lamai, Nathon and Chaweng for exploration of local cuisine or alternatively, back at the hotel, sip your favourite cocktail at the Papillon Lounge accompanied by live music or enjoy your favourite drink at the exotic Coral Bar by the beachside swimming pool. 
 

  • Three freshwater swimming pools
  • Located on private section of the Natien Beach
  • Jacuzzi and pool villas available
  • Relaxed atmosphere

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Deluxe

Location Type

Beach

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Boutique
  • H&J Recommended

Board Basis Options

  • All Inclusive
  • Full Board
  • Half Board
  • Bed & Breakfast
Location Highlights

Centara Villas Samui

  • Beach
  • approx. 50 minutes from Koh Samui Airport.
  • Koh Samui Butterfly Garden is opposite the resort
  • An idyllic stretch of white sand that is perfect for morning yoga and afternoon strolls
1777 Reviews 84% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 915
  • Very Good 565
  • Average 187
  • Poor 70
  • Terrible 40

What to Expect

  • Sleep Quality
  • Location
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Jul 20, 2018

Amazing & very relaxing experience at Centara Villa Samui

Sydney, Australia

Hi everyone, So here we go to provide an honest opinion on Centara Villas Samui. We stayed here for 8 nights in July 2018 and we were really pleasantly surprised with what we discovered in Centara Villas. Our experience was truly relaxing and just what we needed for a mid year break away from Australia's cold winter. We will be certainly coming back in the future. Ok so where do we start. We arrived at Centara Villas at 1.45pm and it was quite warm and humid. We were greeted by a smiling host who provided us with the most amazingly refreshing drink and cold towel to freshen up with whilst the formalities of checking in where dealt with. I must say it was very relaxed the whole checking in process and nothing was a bother to the staff. Then we were taken to our villa No.139 a private pool villa with views of the ocean and beach. We were blown away at how the bell hops took out bags to our rooms, they just threw them up on their shoulders and guided us down the steps to our villa. All the while they kept on eye on us to make sure we were ok with the steps. On arrival in our villa we were really happy with the privacy of the villa and its view out over the jungle onto the beach and ocean. The bell hops gave us a quick run down of the villa and we were left to our own devices. We began to explore Centara and made our way down to the Coral Bar for lunch and a Chang or two. We were really surprised by the steps down to the Coral Bar and the pool/beach areas. At first we thought wow there is a lot of steps and upon counting them after lunch we found there was 85 steps from the bottom pool area back to our villa. Our villa was exactly half way between the lobby area and the beach. Which was absolutely perfect. We are pretty fit and didn't worry about the stairs and thought it is going to assist with the digestion of food and alcohol. After a few days we were so used to the steps and it didn't become a problem for us at all. We even found different routes to the beach through different sets of stairs that were slightly easy to walk down. In the end I was running down and running up the ramps and steps everyday to keep fit. Ok so now lets break down the Centara Villas into categories: STAFF - I can honestly say the staff are what make the Centara Villas such a great place to visit. The staff are very friendly and the service is second to none. They will assist you in any way and Karin the GM is wonderful and always willing to chat and check in with you to make sure your stay is going perfectly. The bar staff at the Coral Bar are wonderful, as are the restaurant staff and the reception staff are always full of tips and advice on what to do or how to get around Samui. The staff are so wonderful that on our second day I walked out of the villa onto the deck and one of the floor decking panels next to the pool gave way and my foot went through the deck. I wasn't hurt or anything and informed the reception staff and they made such a fuss over me and asked if I needed to see a doctor. I was completely fine and they replaced the floor panel and fixed it that afternoon with their engineering staff. The Thai people are so warm and friendly!!! They always greet you with a smile and a greeting no matter who they are - the waitress, the maid, the gardener or the pool cleaner. I can not praise the staff at Centara Villas any more highly. Great job everyone. VILLA - As said before we had a private pool villa No. 139 and it was a great villa. About halfway down the hill between the lobby and beach area. We had a great view over the jungle to the reef and ocean. We didn't hear anyone from the villas around us and we felt like we were in a private paradise. The bed was huge and very comfortable and bathroom had all you could need in a bathroom. The private pool was excellent in the morning to take a plunge in to wake up or after returning from Chaweng or Lamai to cool down and relax in with a beer or two in the afternoon or evening. The only criticism I do have of the villa was the key system to turn on the electricity. I think there should be two keys per villa issued to guests, so you could leave the electricity on to cool the villa on a really hot day. I fully understand the reason behind the one key system to save energy and think of the greener future for generations to come. I was very impressed with the green day system on offer for each villa and I am firm believer that we do not need new towels etc...every day. We only had our room made up once during our whole stay. The added bonus of the 150 baht for choosing a green day was a very good incentive to be more environmentally conscious. A good tip for this villa was not leave your towels, swimmers out on the drying rack to close to the balcony edge as with the afternoon monsoon rain everything gets soaked. We learnt this after the first afternoon and moved it in towards the door of the villas when we went out. LOCATION - The Centara Villas is located in a very quiet area of Samui and if your looking for pumping nightlife and bars then this is not the place for you. Centara Villas is for truly relaxing and unwinding. The resort offers shuttle service to Chaweng (100baht p/person) and Lamai (50 baht p/person). This was a great service and suited us perfectly for some adventures. The drivers who operate this shuttle are friendly and always willing to go out of their way to drop at a certain place and to give you tips about what to see and do in Lamai or Chaweng. They are always there to open the door for you and close the door behind you. Chaweng and Lamai are two very different areas and I will let you judge them accordingly. LOCAL AREA - RESTAURANTS & SERVICES The local area around Centara Villas is serviced by 3 local restaurants ( Fisherman's Outlet, Big Coco and Barracuda, 2 massage places, 2 tour offices and a bar. All of these places are only a 5 minute walk from Centara. The best way to walk to them is through the bush track past the Cool Bar (TIP - make sure you have mosquito repellent on when walking through the track). You can walk back through the track, however at night it is extremely dark and you will need a torch and of course need to watch out for snakes - King Cobras. We only did this twice at night after having the cobra encounter one night in the Coral Bar. The walk back up the road is quite strenuous but if your fit it shouldn't be a worry at all. Again make sure you have a torch with you as the road is very dark and you need to be able to seen by drivers. The local restaurants all offer great fresh Thai food and seafood is their speciality. I would personally recommend Fisherman's Outlet, as the young owner Smile and her family are so accommodating and the food is so tasty with fresh vegetables grown by Smile's father out behind the restaurant. We ate here 5 times during our 8 night stay and we got to know the family really well. Other recommendation is Big Cocos - again very good fresh food and slightly more expensive than Fisherman's Outlet, but excellent food. TIP - These local restaurants are a lot cheaper than the prices at Centara and are a wonderful way to experience the local Thai food and culture. Overall, I can highly recommend anyone staying at Centara Villas Samui, It is a great place that is quiet and you can truly have a relaxing experience, away from the hustle and bustle of Chaweng and Lamai. Chok Dee, jezkim
Jul 13, 2018

Honeymoon relaxation

Northampton, United Kingdom

Meet with drinks and refreshing towels . Beautiful views as you arrive . Yes there are a lot of steps but if you take your time they are ok . We stayed 5 days for honey moon and chilled out on the lovely quiet beach where little fish swim round your feet in the sea . So peaceful and away from it all . Chita and lex they two dogs are gorgeous and very friendly . Chita met us on arrival and took us for a walk on the beach . 3 pools so plenty of choice . Regular cocktails of the day and happy hours . We watched the football and service was great with mini happy hours after any goal scored . Little geckos run around at night which made me jump until I got used to them. Spa is outstanding. They were great in avioding mysunburnt bits ! .. not a fan of the service charge as I would rather tip the staff who are amazing and work so so hard . Beautiful place to get away from it all ... we loved it and are already looking at return visit
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Centara Villas Samui

Facilities

SPA Cenvaree

Built in a serene rainforest and overlooking the Gulf of Thailand, the spa embraces a rainforest concept, incorporating the four elements to provide guests an indigenous spa retreat. Treatment rooms are individually designed with jungle themes and incorporating natural materials – bamboo, local woods, stone and water elements.

Three Swimming Pools

The resort features three swimming pools within the resort centre and overlooking the ocean. Pool Villas also come with private swimming pools.

Sports & Entertainment

Activities available at the Centara Villas Samui include, kayaking, biking, diving, table tennis, badminton, beach games and other water activities such as snorkelling allowing you to enjoy some of Thailand’s finest water activities.Complimentary mountain bikes and kayaks are available. For novice or returning scuba divers, diving lessons are also available at the resort.

Fitness Centre

A fully-equipped fitness centre with aerobic and anaerobic equipment is available for your convenience.

Centara Villas Samui

Room Types

Garden Villa Terrace

Garden Villa

Garden Villas come with 38 square metres of luxurious living space and feature your own private terrace, a deluxe bathroom with shower and simple elegant Thai decor.

Your Garden Villa is fitted with a signature king-size bed.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Deluxe Villa

Deluxe Villas come with 42 square metres of luxurious living space and feature your own private furnished sundeck, your own living space, deluxe bathroom with shower and simple elegant Thai decor.

Your Deluxe Villa is fitted with a choice of signature king-size bed or twin beds.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Deluxe Pool Villa

Deluxe Pool Villas come with 60 square metres of luxurious living space and feature your own private furnished sundeck and 15 square metre swimming pool, your own living space, deluxe bathroom with shower and simple elegant Thai decor.

Each Deluxe Pool Villa comes with a furnished sun deck for you to relax in your private residence. Complimentary evening cocktails are included with this Villa.

Your Deluxe Pool Villa is fitted with a choice of signature king-size bed or twin beds.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
Deluxe Spa Villa

Deluxe Spa Villa

Deluxe Spa Villas come with 52 square metres of luxurious living space and feature your own private furnished sundeck complete with private Jacuzzi, your own living space, deluxe bathroom with shower and simple elegant Thai decor. Complimentary evening cocktails are included with this Villa.


Your Deluxe Spa Villa is fitted with a choice of signature king-size bed or twin beds.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
  • Whirlpool in room
Deluxe Pool Villa Ocean View

Deluxe Pool Villa Ocean View

Deluxe Pool Ocean View Villas come with 60 square metres of luxurious living space and feature your own private furnished sundeck and 15 square metre swimming pool overlooking the beautiful ocean. Each Deluxe Pool Villa Ocean View comes with a furnished sun deck for you to relax in your private residence. Your villa also features your own living space, deluxe bathroom with shower and simple elegant Thai decor. Complimentary evening cocktails are included with this Villa.

Your Deluxe Pool Ocean View Villa is fitted with a choice of signature king-size bed or twin beds.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
Centara Villas Samui

Food & Drink

Coral Bar

Coral Bar & BBQ

The Coral Bar & BBQ is an al fresco dining venue located by the swimming pool. Here you can enjoy succulent barbecues and changing themed buffets.

Reef Cafe

Reef Cafe

Overlooking the azure waters of the ocean, the Reef Cafe serves sumptuous seafood and oriental and international delights throughout the day, providing the perfect setting for a romantic meal.

The Butterfly Terrace

The Butterfly Terrace is located in Butterfly Garden and serves drinks and ice cream.

Papillon Lounge

Serving light snacks and your favourite cocktails, the Papillon Lounge is the ideal venue for a relaxed drink or game of pool.

Board Basis Options

All Inclusive

Book before 29 Nov 2017 For a limited time - book either a Garden Villa or Deluxe Villa, and you can stay on an All-inclusive basis for a highly discounted rate. Please call our destination specialists for more information. All inclusive includes - Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at our Reef Café and Coral Bar – this can be either from our range of buffets or from the a la carte menu. - Ice Creams for children throughout the day - Open Bar at the Coral Bar, Reef Café and beach, and Papillion Lobby Lounge from 11am till 11pm daily. This will include house pouring spirits, cocktails, beers, soft drinks and teas / coffees. This is intended for drinks consumed within these areas, and obviously for drinks only consumed by your selves. Should you wish to purchase drinks for other guests, please mention this when ordering them and they will be charged accordingly. - House wines, choice of three reds and three whites, which are served to accompany dinner from 6.30pm till 9.00pm. - Free use of non-motorized water sports equipment **Please note that minibar and Room Service, and all other non-Food and Beverage charges, are not included in this offer and will be charged to your account. Book before 30th November 17 Travel between 1st October 2017 - 24th December 2018. (Black out dates 25th December 2017 - 6th January 2018) Minimum stay of 5 nights required

Centara Villas Samui

Special Offers

Honeymoon offer

Honeymoon Offer

Honeymoon couples staying 3 nights or more receive fruit, flowers and cake on arrival. In addition, couples booking Deluxe Villas a minimum of 60 days prior to arrival will also receive a room upgrade to Deluxe Spa Villa (subject to availability).

Copy of wedding certificate required at check-in. Honeymoon must be conducted within 3 months of wedding date.

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