Spacious bedrooms, fully equipped kitchens, game rooms, charming private pools, and friendly staff to keep an eye on the tots. There are many reasons to love our family-friendly villas in Phuket, guaranteeing a happy (and safe) holiday for your family. Add to that the plethora of restaurants, beaches and outdoor activities steps away from the villa. And you have the perfect recipe for a wholesome vacation.

Here’s our curated list of our top 8 family-friendly villas in Phuket. Which one catches your fancy?

1. Katamanda – Villa Amanzi

While we’re talking about villas within gated complexes, Villa Amanzi deserves a mention. The highlight here may be sunset views over the sea every evening. Enjoy alfresco living in its double-level terrace housing an enticing 15-metre infinity pool, barbecue area and shaded sala. Also, you’re sure to love the open-air spa. For what is a vacation in Thailand without a relaxing massage? For a change of scene, you are also welcome at the estate clubhouse for exclusive use of its fitness centre, tennis court or pool.

2. Malaiwana – Villa Rodnaya

Up your vacation game by checking into Villa Rodnaya. Find your space in this stylish four-bedroom home, a part of the exclusive Malaiwana Estate. Overlooking Naithon Beach, it is positioned to capture exquisite sea views from every corner. Each of its rooms features sliding glass doors that open to balconies or the wide top-floor terrace housing an 18-metre pool.

A transparent safety fence around the pool offers peace of mind for those travelling with kids without obstructing the views. And the poolside dining sala is the perfect spot to enjoy alfresco breakfasts or a barbecue feast at sunset. Tucked away behind the living room is a colourful kids’ playroom to keep them busy. Plus, adults will love the media room downstairs which offers another air-conditioned place to gather. Music enthusiasts are bound to be thrilled with the professional music studio, which can be made available on special request and with prior approval.

3. Villa Nandana

Villa Nandana is an absolute beachfront dream. Featuring four luxurious bedrooms, it offers an exceptional range of facilities. Enjoy its glorious 20-metre pool with beach views perfect for an afternoon dip, a modern kitchen for preparing meals for the family, a sea-view alfresco dining sala for relishing meals while taking in the astounding views, a spa room for the grown-ups, and satellite TVs for your viewing pleasure.

4. Laguna Waters

If lakeside views tickle your fancy, then Laguna Waters is the villa for you. Spacious and scenic, the five-bedroom lakeside villa is located within the self-sufficient Laguna Phuket gated community. It offers a desirable sense of calm and exclusivity. There’s plenty to do within the villa like languishing in the 14-metre private pool, relaxing in the jacuzzi or challenge a family member to a friendly game of billiards.

5. Villa Chada

Welcoming luxe privacy is six-bedroom Villa Chada, a sea view Thai-style property with an expansive garden littered with sculptures and water features. The freestyle pool mirrors its natural, tropical environment replete with a rocky wall and the open grounds reveal a delightful display of manicured lawns, lotus ponds and tall casuarina trees. With guest rooms tucked into separate pavilions, it is the perfect escape for a group of families travelling together, especially those with older children.

6. Villa Napalai

Set on a private hillside estate with generous views of the Andaman Sea, this four-bedroom luxury villa is a stone’s throw away from Surin Beach. Boasting five-star living facilities with an impressive range of entertainment options, a retreat at Villa Napalai is nothing short of heavenly. Shoot a few in the games room pool table as you grab a refreshing drink from the bar or swim a lap in the infinity pool on a sunny day. The bright playroom is as much of a hit with children as the spa and well-equipped gym with the adults.

7. One Waterfall Bay

Relish utmost privacy at One Waterfall Bay. A cosy sanctuary offering seclusion and comfort, its indoor and outdoor spaces take full advantage of the sea views and tropical setting. Six comfortable bedrooms are spread over four levels. The main floor is home to the living and dining rooms, a pool table, a professional kitchen and a futuristic cinema room. The pool and jacuzzi, with outdoor dining and relaxation areas, are just steps away. Facilities such as a spa room with a sauna and whirlpool, a rooftop terrace and study offer more inviting corners to ease off.

8. Baan Paa Talee Estate

This stunning oceanfront luxury villa, nestled on a picturesque headland between Kamala and Patong, offers the perfect setting for an unforgettable family vacation. With a wealth of indoor and outdoor living spaces, all featuring breathtaking panoramic views, as well as a splendid 25m infinity pool and jacuzzi that overlook the Andaman Sea, Baan Paa Tale Estate is an ideal choice for your next family getaway. The main villa houses seven generously-sized ocean-view bedrooms, 20-seater dining room and indoor and outdoor lounges. There’s also a media room, alfresco bar, barbecue and games area the kids are sure to love.

If you long for days of hassle-free stays with the entire family, take inspiration from our hand-picked selection and plan your next staycation now.