Panacea Retreat - Purana Residence
8 guests · 4 bedrooms · 5 bathrooms
Take a break from the ordinary—and from the ordinary resort—at Purana Residence. This four-bedroom, fully staffed luxury Koh Samui vacation rental gives you the personal service and amenities of a resort in a beautifully appointed private villa. Though it’s in a spectacular setting overlooking rolling hills of tropical rainforest and the Gulf of Samui, it’s also close to some of Thailand’s best beaches and intriguing local sights, making it ideal for celebrating a special family occasion or taking a memorable getaway with friends.
During your stay, a dedicated housekeeper, butler and villa manager are on hand, and a chef can prepare both Thai specialties and Western favorites. Don’t forget to take advantage of the Thai cooking lesson and massage or yoga session. When you’re not partaking of the daily fresh-baked cookies and fresh-blended smoothies, grab a spot in the sun on a lounger or daybed on the terrace next to the infinity pool and let yourself relax. Flip on the outdoor sound system to set the mood as you serve drinks at the swim-up bar or heat up the barbecue in the outdoor kitchen. End the day with a delicious meal at the al-fresco dining area.
From the beautiful landscaping by renowned designer Bill Bensley outside to the specially commissioned pieces inside, every detail at Purana Residence has been considered. Not only does the spacious great room feature an airy shell of glass walls and a high peaked ceiling, it’s filled with hand-woven fabrics and traditional carved furniture for an atmosphere that’s bright and sunny yet refined. A sitting area at one end has plenty of sofas, chairs and benches to seat everyone, the formal dining area can comfortably accommodate up to eight guests, and the fully equipped kitchen at the other end of the great room has a breakfast bar.
The villa’s four bedrooms show the same thought and care; a king bed, en-suite bathroom with rain shower and a door to the balcony or terrace makes each one feel like a lavish honeymoon suite. Linger in the lounge chairs in the bedrooms or in the glassed-in, spa-worthy showers in the bathrooms—you’re on holiday after all.
If you can tear yourself away from the pool terrace at Purana Residence, there’s plenty to see and do in the area, from Fisherman’s Village, Big Buddha Temple and the piers at Nathon and Koh Samui to the Koh Samui Rainforest, the Nathon Night Food Market and Namuang Safari Park. Don’t miss the nearby beaches, from Bophut, 3 km away, and Chaweng and Maenam, about 8 km away, to Lamai, 17 km away, and Nathon, 20 km away. When it’s time to return home, plan on a 9 km drive from the villa to Samui Airport to make your connection.
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BEDROOM & BATHROOM
Bedroom 1 - Master: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone bathtub, Rain Shower, Dual Vanity, Television, Balcony
Bedroom 2: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom, Rain Shower, Dual Vanity, Television, Terrace
Bedroom 3: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom, Rain Shower, Dual Vanity, Television, Terrace
Bedroom 4: 2 Twin size beds (or 1 King size bed), Ensuite bathroom, Rain Shower, Dual Vanity, Television, Terrace
FEATURES & AMENITIES
- Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar
- Wine cooler
- Espresso machine
- Formal dining area with seating for 8
- Sound System
- DVD Player
- Air conditioning
- Safes in bedrooms
- Apple TV
- Infinity swimming pool
- Alfresco dining with seating for 8
- View of ocean
- Sun loungers & Sun beds
- Swim up bar
- Outdoor sound system
STAFF & SERVICES
- Daily breakfast
- Villa Manager
- Chef (food is priced menu or at cost + 30% + 7%)
- One roundtrip airport transfer
Extra cost (advance notice may be required):
- Villa pre-stocking
- Activities and excursions
- Driving service
- Laundry service
- Babysitting service
- In-villa spa treatment
- Thai cooking class
- Groceries and beverages - subject to an additional 20%+tax service fee
Points of Interest
- 3 km to Fisherman's Village
- 6 km to Wat Plai Laem (Big Buddha Temple)
- 12 km to Santiburi Golf Course
- 3 km to Bophut beach
- 7 km to Chaweng Beach
- 8 km to Mae Nam Beach
- 16 km to Lamai Beach
- 20 km to Nathon Beach
- 9 km to Samui Airport (USM)
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Dining area for 8 people
Swim up bar
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Koh Samui, Thailand
Samui Airport (USM)
19 min drive
9 min drive
Mae Nam Beach
16 min drive
Chaweng Beach and Shopping Center
17 min drive
Chaweng Beach & Lamai Beach
30 min drive
35 min drive
Santiburi Golf Course
24 min drive
Points of Interest
7 min drive
Wat Plai Laem (Big Buddha Temple)
18 min drive
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