Contemporary villas find favour with discerning, globe-trotting travellers who prefer classy and elegant surrounds. These modern luxury villas in Phuket are typically characterised by chic aesthetics, the use of high-quality materials, abundance of natural light, mod-cons and dots of thoughtful décor to break the monotony.

When you stay at one of our modern villas in Phuket, you not only get to enjoy the splendour of your abode but are also treated to warm Thai hospitality delivered by our friendly yet professional in-villa staff.

Here’s our list of top 10 modern luxury villas in Phuket that will take your breath away:

1. Villa Amanzi Kamala 

This award-winning architectural gem artfully incorporates its cliff-side setting into its modern design. The hill’s rock face forms a natural wall across the two lower levels. Meanwhile, the villa’s swimming pool juts out towards the sea, giving new meaning to the term ‘infinity pool’. Villa Amanzi Kamala features innovative lighting and an iPad-controlled sound system to shift the mood with a single touch. A family room on the lower floor has an Apple TV, a pool table and other gadgets and games to keep guests of all ages entertained.

2. Malaiwana Residences – Malaiwana – Duplex

Malaiwana Duplex is a four-bedroom contemporary sanctuary where modern tropical style meets carefree island living. A glittering 15-metre pool stretches across the front of these two-storey apartments which house three bedrooms on their upper floor and a fourth bedroom plus expansive living spaces on the ground floor. Sliding glass doors front the apartment seamlessly, connecting the bright interiors to the pool terrace and delightful tropical surrounds. The Malaiwana complex is a collection of modern luxury villas in Phuket – each one nicer than the other.

3. Malaiwana Residences – Malaiwana – Penthouse

Designed to capitalise on the magnificent views, the Penthouses’ living areas and four bedrooms are fanned out generously across a single level. This makes the villa ideal for families with small children or those with mobility disabilities. Inviting 20-metre private pools lend a hand in enhancing vivid blue sea vistas. Make the most of Phuket’s tropical climate. Open up the sliding glass doors that span across the front of each Penthouse and allow the stylish indoors to blend into the inviting outdoor living areas.

4. Grand Villa Noi

Live it up in Grand Villa Noi, a modern luxury villa in Phuket designed by celebrated architect Khun Duangrit Bunnag. It represents a fine blend of contemporary touches and traditional Thai elementsThe vast property offers five comfortable king-size bedrooms. Also, openplan interiors and a host of services such as a private chef, personal butler, driver and on-site 24-hour security are on offer. Floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors provide unhampered sea views. They allow natural light to flood each room. Minimalist ornaments enhance the overall spaciousness of the rooms, adding to the contemporary vibe of the accommodation.

5. Villa Abiente

Expect only the best when holidaying at three-bedroom Villa AbienteThe bright and airy living and dining area incorporates a well-outfitted kitchen and breakfast bar, opening up to a wraparound balcony, sunken outdoor lounge and pool terrace that optimises on sea views and tropical breeze. White and grey tones calm the soul while glass walls give the villa a contemporary glimmer. The grand entry hall features a large mural and Zen rock garden, setting the tone for what awaits within.

6. Villa Saan

Villa Saan, which means ‘peace’ in Sanskrit, boasts a spectacular cathedral-like entrance, cool 19-metre infinity-edge pool, state-of-the-art home cinema, games room with a pool table and well-equipped gym and spa to boot. Thoughtfully designed, the villa reflects its owner’s love of the sea and tropical life, with works of art, décor and furnishings in notes of white, green and blue.

7. Villa Samira

Six-bedroom Villa Samira flaunts an abundance of space, complete privacy and jaw-dropping views. Its steep roofs are inspired by Thai design. But tradition ends here. Expect sumptuous interiorsclean lines and modern facilities within. A lavish retreat with its own jacuzzi plunge pool on a private terrace, 17-metre infinity pool and sea-view bathtubs, the villa should really have been named ‘Waterworld’. Walk indoors to discover a chic lounge, fully equipped kitchen, lavish dining room and a games room with a pool table. All of these open to the pool terrace, while the media room is tucked away behind the games room.

8. Villa Napalai

Leave all your worries behind and stay at Villa Napalai. This vibrant, modern holiday home offers superb sea views from its hillside perch within an exclusive estate on Phuket’s west coast.  It is just minutes away from the white sands of Surin Beach. Fully staffed and with four bedrooms, the villa boasts five-star living with an impressive range of facilities. Enjoy exclusive use of a games room with pool table and bar, a sunny playroom for the children, a spa room, a well-equipped gym, an infinity pool and even a private, walled garden. The sleek, modern kitchen is well-equipped for your use. Your family can entertain guests with ease in the indoor and outdoor dining areaor at the sophisticated, built-in barbecue area in the landscaped garden.

9. Villa Sammasan

Enter a state of calm at Villa Sammasan featuring floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, openplan living spaces and minimalist interiors. A 9-metre infinity pool and shaded poolside salawith cushioned comfort enable tropical island living. Walk down half a flight of stairs to the mezzanine level. Here, you will find a media room with an Apple TV, DVD player and ultra-soft sofas to sink into.

For those who prefer classy and sophisticated surrounds, allow our hand-picked selection of modern luxury villas inspire you.