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5 Bedroom Kamala, Phuket, Thailand from USD 825++ per night

A holiday here includes

Private chef
Insider info
Private pool
Free Wifi

Villa Yin is one of Phuket’s true luxury rental gems.  Inspired by respected Thai architect Charupan Wiriyawiwatt, this superbly staffed palace of the senses mixes elements of classic Thai architecture and antiques with a dazzling collection of contemporary art.  Situated within an exclusive private estate on a scenic headland just south of Kamala, this unique five-bedroomed villa overlooks the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea from every room.

Inside, 14th and 15th century Thai Buddhas and ancient Burmese gongs share space with modern works by artists Xiu Ciu Wen, David LaChapelle and Andy Warhol.  Sleek, sensual interiors, a black marble pool and natural granite highlight the design aesthetic throughout the property along with glass, pebble and bamboo accents to bring nature indoors in Yin’s unique style.  Among the many luxurious features of this villa are a wine cellar, media room with projector and a sauna.

Villa Yin’s living and sleeping pavilions are arranged over three levels, connected via stairways, colonnaded walkways and wide sunny decks that offer seemingly limitless opportunities for relaxation under the tropical sun.  Five bedrooms, including a sumptuous master suite and private guest pavilion on the villa’s uppermost level, all offer ocean views.  A 18-metre pool merges seamlessly with the horizon and a big decked area houses a 12-seater outdoor dining table and built-in barbecue area.  The open-plan living, dining and kitchen pavilion, with its vaulted roof, black décor and floor-to-ceiling glass is a living gallery, yet has a tangibly homely feel.

Guests at Villa Yin are looked after by a charming live-in manager, hugely talented chef, and team of friendly housekeeping and service staff.   The villa is about 30 minutes drive from Phuket International Airport, 15 minutes from the famous nightlife of Patong and 45 minutes from Phuket Town.

    A sensational chef
    18-m marble infinity pool
    Private steps to the sea
    Bedrooms are a sensory treat
    Dazzling art and antiques
Need more info on this villa? Floor plans, services, images and reviews. Click here to view the owner's comprehensive website www.villayin.com

Real time availability

Best rate guarantee


  • Early bird enjoys up to 10% discount when booking 150 days in advance.
  • Last minute bookings enjoy up to 10% discount when checking in before 05-May-2019.
Period Price per night (USD) 10+ nights (USD) Min stay Inclusions
12-Apr-2019 to 22-Apr-2019 1,395 ++ 1,256 ++ 5 nights inclusions
23-Apr-2019 to 30-Jun-2019 1,020 ++ 918 ++ 2 nights inclusions
01-Jul-2019 to 31-Aug-2019 1,150 ++ 1,035 ++ 3 nights inclusions
01-Sep-2019 to 26-Sep-2019 1,020 ++ 918 ++ 2 nights inclusions
27-Sep-2019 to 07-Oct-2019 1,150 ++ 1,035 ++ 3 nights inclusions
08-Oct-2019 to 30-Nov-2019 1,020 ++ 918 ++ 2 nights inclusions
01-Dec-2019 to 12-Dec-2019 1,150 ++ 1,035 ++ 3 nights inclusions
13-Dec-2019 to 19-Dec-2019 1,395 ++ 1,256 ++ 5 nights inclusions
Period Price per night (USD) 10+ nights (USD) Min stay Inclusions
12-Apr-2019 to 22-Apr-2019 1,150 ++ 1,035 ++ 5 nights inclusions
23-Apr-2019 to 30-Jun-2019 825 ++ 743 ++ 2 nights inclusions
01-Jul-2019 to 31-Aug-2019 990 ++ 891 ++ 3 nights inclusions
01-Sep-2019 to 26-Sep-2019 825 ++ 743 ++ 2 nights inclusions
27-Sep-2019 to 07-Oct-2019 990 ++ 891 ++ 3 nights inclusions
08-Oct-2019 to 30-Nov-2019 825 ++ 743 ++ 2 nights inclusions
01-Dec-2019 to 12-Dec-2019 990 ++ 891 ++ 3 nights inclusions
13-Dec-2019 to 19-Dec-2019 1,150 ++ 1,035 ++ 5 nights inclusions
++ Villa rates are subject to 17.7% service charge, taxes, etc

Villa facilities

Features and amenities

Cape Amarin, Kamala, Phuket, Thailand.
10 people (4 ensuite bedrooms: 2 with king-size beds; 2 with queen-size beds plus guest pavilion living room convertible to a 5th bedroom). 1 additional mattress available (extra charges apply).
Living areas
Open-plan living, dining (seats six) and kitchen pavilion; media room; ocean view barbecue deck with dining for 12; alfresco lounge on upper level; several furnished sun decks throughout the villa.
18 x 4m with infinity edge.
Villa manager; chef; housekeeping; service staff; gardener and pool maintenance. Babysitters and massage/beauty therapists available on request (additional charge).
Private chef prepares breakfast, lunch and dinner (Thai and western menus), catering to special dietary requests wherever possible.
Complimentary WiFi access.
Entertainment room with full media/communications facilities and LCD projector; Flat screen TVs in the master bedroom and guest pavilion.
For families
A high chair and baby cot are available on request.
In-villa treatments selected from a comprehensive spa menu can be carried out by professional beauty and wellness therapists (extra cost applies).
Additional car requirements and taxi pick-ups can easily be arranged with your villa manager.
Weddings & events
Events for up to 20 people can be arranged at the villa with prior notice (event fee applies).
Additional facilities
Barbecue; safety deposit box.
Property area
750sqm (villa); 4500sqm (land).
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The layout

Indoor Living

  • Expansive modern open-plan indoor lounging and entertaining area with large sofas and a variety of areas to relax opening onto a large outdoor decked areas
  • Exceptional collection of art and antiques displayed in living rooms and bedrooms
  • Full service modern kitchen with high-end appliances and breakfast bar
  • Formal dining area adjoining kitchen and lounge with seating for six people
  • Home entertainment room with full media/communications facilities and LCD projector
  • Indoor/outdoor massage rooms/areas
  • Air conditioning throughout

Outdoor Living

  • 18m, infinity edge, black marble swimming pool with furnished deck
  • Ocean view lounge sala on top level
  • Large barbecue and entertainment deck with seating for 12
  • Furnished deck between guest and master bedrooms
  • Guest pavilion alfresco lounge area and sun deck
  • All bedrooms have private outdoor terrace/balcony seating
  • Two-car covered parking

The rooms

Master Bedroom

  • Spacious vaulted room with king-size bed and stunning original artwork
  • Wrap-around decking with outdoor jacuzzi tub and ocean views
  • Ensuite bathroom with double vanity, chandelier-lit soaker tub and monsoon shower
  • Office area with desk and computer monitor
  • Large walk-in closet
  • Flat screen TV/DVD; cordless phone; air conditioning

Orange & Blue Guest Bedrooms

  • Queen-size bed, funky hanging chair and floor-to-ceiling windows onto furnished ocean-view balcony
  • Ensuite bathroom with vanity, shower and separate wc
  • Walk-in closet
  • Cordless phone; ceiling fan and air conditioning

Guest Pavilion

  • Top level, ocean-view bedroom with king-size bed and large closet
  • Large living room convertible to 5th bedroom with roll-out couch (sleeps 2)
  • Wrap-around decking with ocean views
  • Bathroom with vanity and separate soaker tub, shower and toilet
  • TV/DVD
  • Bar fridge and microwave
  • Air conditioning and fan


Set on a forest-clad hillside within the exclusive Cape Amarin private estate, Villa Yin is one of several luxury villas that have sprung up along this sought-after stretch of Phuket’s west coast known as ‘Millionaires’ Mile’.  Villa Yin’s tranquil location lends it a secluded feel yet it’s less than a half hour’s drive from many of Phuket’s best leisure, shopping and nightlife choices.  There’s a steep private pathway leading from the villa down to the rocky seashore, though swimming here is not advisable for much of the year because of the strong currents.

About a kilometre to the north of the villa is the Paresa resort with its excellent restaurant and spa, and a few kilometres beyond that is Kamala Beach, a family-friendly resort town with a long stretch of soft sand and more restaurants, shops and beach activities to explore.  The bustling beach and nightlife scene of Patong lies seven kilometres to the south.

Things to do

While you could happily spend your whole holiday doing nothing more than luxuriating at Villa Yin, Phuket offers a tempting choice of things to see and do beyond the villa.  Thailand’s largest island is home to colourful historic streets, superb yacht cruising and a thriving leisure, sports and nightlife scene.  Chat with your villa manager about recommended activities and to get help arranging transport and tours. In the meantime, here are just a few ideas for what’s on offer within reach of Villa Yin:

  1. Enjoy some delicious street eats and soak up the Sino-Portuguese atmosphere on a walk around the historic Phuket Old Town streets.  Discover more about the rich cultural influences behind the island’s colourful centuries-old buildings and flavourful regional cuisine.
  2. Try a cookery class for tips and tricks on tasty Thai dishes.  To really understand Thai flavours, find a class that includes a local fresh market shopping trip for ingredients from galangal to ginger, kaffir lime leaves to lemongrass.
  3. Climb aboard a luxury yacht and cruise the Andaman Sea.  Sail around Phang Nga Bay and its towering karst islands, kayak into hidden sea caves and make a lunch stop at the colourful Panyee floating village.
  4. Dedicate a day to water play by surfing, kayaking, windsurfing, wakeboarding, stand-up paddling, or by taking a scuba diving trip off one of Phuket’s beaches or nearby islands.
  5. A surprising amount of Phuket’s interior remains a lush landscape of forest and farms, which can be explored on a bicycle tour, an ATV trip or jungle trail walk.  Visit the rescued primates at the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project at the edge of a national park, or try zip-lining through the thick canopy at Hanuman World.
  6. Improve your swing amidst verdant tropical surrounds at one of Phuket’s golf courses, including the Laguna Phuket Golf Club, Loch Palm and the Jack Nicklaus designed Mission Hills.
  7. Restore your body and mind with a luxurious day spa session at one of Phuket’s celebrated spas or unwind in simple serenity with a beachside massage.
  8. Escape the heat and browse for local wares or brand names at one of Phuket’s air-conditioned malls, such as Jungceylon in Patong and Central Festival in Phuket Town, or delve into one of the island’s lively street markets for an all-sensory shopping trip.
  9. Dive into the Phuket night with its huge range of nightlife choices from rustic beer huts to beach clubs to DJ dance bars.  Most of the action is at Patong Beach, though Phuket Town has some irresistible spots too, including the legendary, hard-to-find Ka Jok See bar where more than a few celebrities have been spotted.
  10. Get a taste of Thai culture and theatrical flair at the Phuket FantaSea show in Kamala or Siam Niramit near Phuket Town.
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