In the lush green hills on Koh Samui's north-west coast, above the main ferry port and administrative centre of Nathon, Elite Havens' exceptional private villas rejoice in unquestionably the most spectacular panoramic sea views over Angthong National Marine Park and mainland Thailand in the distance.
A carpet of coconut-palms embraces this private tropical escape of astounding natural beauty, renowned for its dramatic waterfalls and idyllic mountain trails.
And as evening closes in, your entire vista glows in the majesty of Samui's heavenly tangerine sunsets over the Gulf of Thailand – nothing short of awe-inspiring.
Between laps in the pool and exploring tropical hiking trails, while away the evenings over cocktails on your terrace under glittering stars.
Attending to your every need are hospitable and super-friendly villa staff; from breakfast and buffet lunch, to a sumptuous dinner prepared by a private chef or relaxed sundown poolside barbecue.
Beyond your private paradise, they can also arrange your discovery tour of Samui and neighbouring islands, shopping and dining excursions – or whatever makes your stay as extraordinary and memorable as possible.
These exceptional private residences are ideal for families or groups in search of a sophisticated retreat. And the clever combination of communal and private areas ensures more than enough space for everyone's comfort and privacy, even a large house party.
For all of its serene tranquility and glorious, otherworldy backdrop, this peaceful hilltop haven is just a 10 minute drive from Nathon port – with its eclectic shopping, beachfront fresh seafood restaurants and vibrant street-market, to soak-up the sights, sounds, flavours and local atmosphere.
Also nearby are some of the islands most beautiful beaches, such as Bang Po and Laem Yai Bay, home to the exclusive Four Seasons Resort,and for party-goers, the world-famous Nikki Beach Club on Lipa Noi beach is just 20 minutes away.
However the likelihood is you will mostly prefer to stay put, marveling at star-filled skies and breathtaking sunsets, watching fishing boats and ferries crisscrossing the horizon, and reaching for your camera time and time again. Life really doesn't get any better than this.