Malaiwana Residences - Penthouse
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Merging contemporary tropical design with easy island life, the four-bedroomed Penthouses at Malaiwana are vibrant, unforgettable holiday escapes. Set high in this exclusive estate on Phuket’s northwest coast, with panoramic sea and sunset views over Naithon Beach, these luxury apartments offer families or groups of friends a tranquil getaway and impeccable hospitality.
Designed for optimal views, the Penthouses’ living areas and bedrooms are spread generously across the top floor of a three-floor unit, with inviting 20-metre private pools enhancing the vivid blue sea and sky vistas. Spectacular Andaman Sea sunsets can be enjoyed from nearly every room, including the poolside master suites. Making the most of Phuket’s glorious tropical climate, sliding glass doors across the entire front of the Penthouses allow for a seamless flow between the stylish indoor and outdoor living areas.
The serene beauty of Naithon Beach, a one-kilometre stretch of powder-soft sand, is just a short walk or buggy ride down the hill. Relax on the sand, snorkel or standup paddle in the crystal clear water, or sample some fresh grilled seafood from one of the seaside vendors. Phuket Airport is just nine kilometres away and many Phuket highlights, including golf, spas, beach clubs and yacht charters are within easy reach.
At your service is a welcoming team of full-time staff including a chef, highly skilled in Thai cuisine, and a manager, who will ensure your every need is catered to within the villa and beyond.
For larger groups and those seeking an inspiring wedding and event location, the Malaiwana estate offers an exceptional choice of accommodation. In addition to the Penthouse apartments, rental options include 4-bedroomed Duplexes and the luxurious 6-bedroomed Villa Haleana – all with private pools and stunning sea views.
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The crystal-clear waters of the Andaman Sea and the powder-soft sands of Naithon Beach are in full view from every villa and residence at Malaiwana. Just a short walk or downhill drive away from the estate, this pristine one-kilometre-long beach on Phuket’s peaceful northwest coast is perfect for sunning, swimming, snorkelling, stand-up paddling and sandcastle building. A tranquil village atmosphere prevails in this unspoiled corner of the island and the beach road is lined with low-key shops and cafés. Along the coast, numerous hidden coves and beaches are waiting to be discovered.
Just up the road, the Trisara Resort offers fabulous dining, and plenty of trendy beachfront restaurants at Bang Tao, eight kilometres to the south.
Malaiwana is an easy 20-minute drive from Phuket International Airport.More information for Things to do
Though it may be tempting to spend your entire holiday in cossetted comfort, Malaiwana also makes a great base for exploring Phuket’s quieter northern coastline and interior. With your villa manager’s help, bookings and transport to the island’s top leisure activities and sights can be easily arranged.Here’s a selection of some of the activities on offer beyond Malaiwana:
- Hop on a stand-up paddle board at Naithon Beach and explore the coves and beaches of Phuket’s rugged northern coastline. Make a stop at the tiny Banana Beach for a refreshing drink and snorkel session.
- Indulge in a Sunday brunch or romantic sunset dinner at Trisara resort.
- Enjoy a solitary stroll along Mai Khao Beach, the most northern and isolated beach on Phuket, or try a surf or kiteboarding session at Nai Yang Beach.
- Head east and discover Phuket’s lush interior on a jungle trek to the waterfalls at Khao Phra Thaeo National Park, and be sure to say hello to the inhabitants of the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project at the park entrance. At the Phuket Elephant Sanctuary, which is in the same area, visitors can observe elephants rescued from the tourist trade.
- The Andaman Sea beckons with spectacular scenery and rich marine life, best explored aboard a chartered luxury yacht or on a snorkel or scuba diving trip. Glide past the towering karsts of Phang Nga Bay, swim with the colourful fish off Raya island, soak up the sun on the brilliant white sands of Koh Hong, and more.
- Take some time to restore your body and mind during a day of pampering and luxury at the fabulous Banyan Tree Spa, or go for a simple yet invigorating Thai massage session right on the beach.
- Delve into Phuket’s rich culture and history with a walking tour of the Old Town, its streets lined with colourful Sino-Portuguese shophouses and some of the island’s best local eats.
- Discover the secrets of delicious Thai cuisine at a cookery class, which often includes a visit to a local market to shop for fresh ingredients.
- Play a round or two at one of the island’s scenic golf courses including Laguna Golf Club with lagoons and mountain views and the Nicklaus-designed Mission Hills with stunning ocean views.
- Add some dazzle and upbeat DJ music to your seaside sundowner at one of Phuket’s beach clubs. Try Dream Beach Club at Layan Beach or Catch Beach Club at Bang Tao.
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- Dining, living and bar area in open-plan room with sea views and terrace access
- Bright modern kitchen equipped with double fridge-freezer, oven and five-burner stove
- Media room with sofa beds (extra bedroom)
- Air conditioning throughout
- Terrace with 20-metre infinity-edged pool
- ‘Floating’ gazebo platform over pool with two chic wooden lounge chairs
- Alfresco dining table and barbecue
- Poolside sunbeds and loveseat; outdoor shower
- Two identical, spacious master suites with king-size beds, easy pool access and spectacular sea views from floor-to-ceiling sliding windows on two sides
- Walk-in dressing room and ensuite bathroom with a freeform bathtub, shower, makeup table, double vanity set
- Ceiling fan, air conditioning, flat-screen TV
- Two guest bedrooms positioned to the rear of the Penthouse for privacy
- Twin beds convertible to king-size bed, flat-screen TV and work desk
- Ensuite bathroom with shower and single vanity set
- Ceiling fan and air conditioning
With its stellar kitchen and personal chef at your service, dining is a delight at the Penthouse Residences at Malaiwana. Specialising in Thai cuisine, the chef is available to prepare all meals, from light healthy breakfasts to seafood barbecue feasts. Dine indoors in air-conditioned comfort or enjoy a relaxed meal on the pool terrace, cooled by the sea breezes.
The villa’s suggestion menu brims with a tasty array of Thai dishes, set breakfasts and a selection of western dishes. Highlights include tom kha gai (delicious chicken soup made with coconut milk and fragrant galangal); gaeng phed ped yang (red curry with roasted duck); pla thod ta rod (crispy sea bass with five-flavour sauce), and the chef’s specialty Gaeng ka ree nue fak tong (beef tenderloin and pumpkin in Thai yellow curry).
Meals are charged at the cost of provisions plus a 20% handling fee and a government tax, and guests are requested to provide cash to cover groceries in advance. The staff will keep receipts for reference when settling the bills.View a sample menu
Great service, good atmosphere, nice view.13-Apr-2021 - 16-Apr-2021 PONGWARIT S
Thank you for taking good care of us. Good food and nice people who made me feel very comfortable. Loved the bed so much! We will be back as soon as possible. Be right back. Tyson13-Mar-2021 - 16-Mar-2021 Pongsakorn P
Thank you very much Vicky and all the staff for such a pleasant stay! Special thanks to Maya. Malaiwana is the best complex in Phuket. I will be happy to come back again. Darina25-Dec-2020 - 01-Mar-2021 Dorina A
Thank you that we could stay at this miracle place for the second time. We love this place. We love the villa. We love your hospitality and your lovely service. Thank you for all. We wish you health love and happiness. The love life passport crew.27-Jun-2020 - 27-Jul-2020 Tatiana K
Thank you that we could be at this place for second time. We love this place. We love the villa. We love hospitality and your lovely service. Thank you for all. We wish you health love and happiness.01-Mar-2020 - 08-Mar-2020 Tayler S
I and my family were very happy for this vacation in this villa. The room was very clean and beautiful, the food also very good. All the staff also very nice. We have been staying in Phuket here almost 1 month and booked 7 villas with Elite Havens. This place is the best that me appreciated. Thank you for beautiful memories.09-Feb-2020 - 13-Feb-2020 Ms. Wei
Thank you all the staff for the good service and the food was very tasty.29-Jan-2020 - 03-Feb-2020 JIN S
Thank you everyone for taking care of us. The staff cooked food very well. We hope to see you guys next time soon.22-Jan-2020 - 26-Jan-2020 Lee family
Thanks a lot for an amazing stay. We enjoyed it so much16-Jan-2020 - 19-Jan-2020 Karis L
Thank you very much for having us! The view of the villa is amazing and I really liked the atmosphere, very cozy and relaxing. Hope to come back sometime in the future. Bye Bye10-Dec-2019 - 13-Dec-2019 Ewan M
Thank you for the good response of the villa team.30-Sep-2019 - 04-Oct-2019 CHEN T
We are very happy. Phuket is very beautiful Island. The villa is very big and comfortable for our group. The staffs are also very friendly. We hope to see you again and will come back soon.24-Sep-2019 - 26-Sep-2019 Yuejan P
Thank you so much to the team for wonderful stay. The place was always clean and the food was incredible! Special shout out to Pekky, our butler and Nam,the chef for making our stay extra wonderful. Hope to be back again soon!29-Aug-2019 - 01-Sep-2019 Tan C
Thank you for this phenomenal time here in Phuket! Your hospitality was out of this world! We do not want to leave this place. The lovely crew!14-Aug-2019 - 21-Aug-2019 Taylor S
United Arab Emirates
Villa is very beautiful. My mother really like this villa, it is more private. The food very delicious, good service and Pekky have very good service. I want to stay longer, around one month. So we will come back again.03-Aug-2019 - 05-Aug-2019 Mr Withinya K
Immense pleasure to address committed, attentive and supporting staff at Malaiwana. Highly appreciated. Wonderful trip.25-Jul-2019 - 28-Jul-2019 Ida C
Very warm, very good food. I hope I can see each other again. Good luck.21-Jul-2019 - 24-Jul-2019 He An H
Oh my gosh! Fantastic stay, beautiful villa, loved sharing my brother Briana's and nephew Jacques' birthday. Wahoo, love and hugs, Carol10-Jul-2019 - 16-Jul-2019 Brian P
Very nice day Very Good08-Jun-2019 - 11-Jun-2019 Hu Zhi W
This is the best villa from the few I have visited in Phuket! Well done to the team of Elite Havens! The chef cooks really well and the team is very helpful and attentive! Our family enjoyed the 4 day stay here at this beautiful, clean, and modern villa with a million dollar view! We definitely will be back again! Xoxo Lin family05-Jun-2019 - 08-Jun-2019 Kian Boon L
Dear Pekky &team, Thanks for the wonderful food and care given during our stay here! The villa has been amazing with such breathtaking sunset! We will be back Celine and friends 201918-May-2019 - 21-May-2019 CELINE T
Dear Team at Malaiwana Penhouse, Thank you for our wonderful celebrity weekend. I had the most memorable time celebrating my big-four-zero! Pekky was very helpful. The villa was always very clean. The food at dinner was super delicious Thai food, Thank you chef. And the best sunset too!10-May-2019 - 12-May-2019 Soowei C
We are here for six days. Very impressed with the service. Feel good and safe too. Next time we want to come back again. Thank you.02-Apr-2019 - 06-Apr-2019 Cong Z
Your villa is good, perfect view, perfect service.31-Jan-2019 - 10-Feb-2019 Zhonghua L
We loved our time here and the hospitality was just amazing. The villa is so beautiful and the pool was so much fun. Our family had the best time and would love to come back to the Malaiwana residences. Will never forgot the service and the smiling faces of all the staff.13-Jan-2019 - 19-Jan-2019 Liu P
Thank you for looking after us so well over our 10 days stay. Our family of 16 (with 8 children and 9 adults) we had the best holiday together. We’ re all sorry to leave but hopefully will be back sometime soon. Fabulous food, view, pool and support from the lovely staff.26-Dec-2018 - 05-Jan-2019 Karen S
Good environment , good friends and good food, give us the beautiful 3 days. Thank you all for taking care of us gently, thank you Phuket to give us a special holiday.16-Dec-2018 - 19-Dec-2018 Marco Lam
We don't want to leave this please. Most beautiful villa ever. We were treated like royalty by the most beautiful hard working women. This was the most amazing experience. One of those life time experiences you will always treasure. The service was outstanding. The food was the best in all our travels in Thailand. We love you all. Come Stay with us in California.27-Nov-2018 - 30-Nov-2018 Barbara B
The view, the pool, the villa unbelievable! We thank you the beautiful staff for looking after us.21-Sep-2018 - 27-Sep-2018 Anna R
Great service, friendly staff, perfect view, we would love to be back.02-Aug-2018 - 06-Aug-2018 Jason T
We spent five days in this villa and everything here is so nice. We had a wonderful time and enjoyed it. Thanks to all the staff and services and I hope to come here again.12-May-2018 - 16-May-2018 Ni Z
Lilly and the wonderful team, our stay has been more than wonderful. You made paradise possible for us with your hospitality, thank you.07-May-2018 - 12-May-2018 Ying Ying K
Thank you for services. Great villa, great view and great food. We all feel happy and comfortable here. Best wishes for you all.27-Apr-2018 - 30-Apr-2018 Chen G
Thank you guys for all the great services in the past five days especially the food - best Thai food we have ever had! May come back for Chinese New Year.30-Mar-2018 - 04-Apr-2018 Boyang S
The villa and view was absolutely stunning. Thank you to the wonderful team who worked tirelessly to make our experience so memorable. It was a first class experience! Many thanks to beautiful Lilly and her staff.17-Mar-2018 - 22-Mar-2018 Ying Ying K
We had a great stay in Penthouse C1 during 12 days with the most amazing view of Phuket Island. Thanks especially to the staff - Nina, Villa Manager; Jeng, Chef; Nong, Maid; and Ayam, Maid. They did an excellent job cooking and service. We'll come back again!29-Jan-2018 - 09-Feb-2018 Wiengarten family
All staff are very good!01-Nov-2017 - 04-Nov-2017 Dan L
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