Villa Riva

Unrivalled tropical island luxury
Exquisite, expansive and unique, Villa Riva occupies a hidden headland on Koh Samui's unspoilt northern shore with stunning views from its forested cliffside location and flowering gardens gently sloping down to a secluded private cove and sandy beach.
( Number of Guests: 120 )

7 beds
7 beds
9 baths
9 baths
8 staff
8 staff
Private pool
Private pool
Private parking
Private parking
Thai chef
Thai chef
Floodlit tennis court
Floodlit tennis court
On site
On site
Daily maid
Daily maid
Media room
Media room
Sleeps this many: 14+2
Sleeps this many: 14+2

Villa Name: Villa Riva

Built and finished to the highest international standards, Villa Riva comprises a series of elegant standalone
pavilions set amid beautifully landscaped grounds. Polished teakwood floors, vaulted ceilings and
plentiful windows create an airy indoor ambience, while outside the shaded gardens are home to towering
palms, banyan and tamarind trees.

Total privacy and exclusivity are combined with an impressive array of onsite facilities including a
majestic ocean view infinity pool, while 5-Star service and top notch cuisine make for the absolute best in
high-end beachside living.

An exceptional choice for families or groups of friends seeking the ultimate exclusive retreat, Villa Riva's
multifunctional living spaces and luxurious facilities offer guests a range of appealing options for
undisturbed relaxation and personalised recreation.

The villa's 8 bedrooms (one a dedicated children's room) are all individually furnished to guarantee
complete comfort, with generous ensuite bathrooms and unique design touches adding to the pleasure of
the stay. Hand-picked Asian and tribal artefacts, stunning contemporary artwork and delightful soft
furnishings create an inspiring sense of the exotic location.

Indulgent additions at Villa Riva include a custom built Clubhouse with its own private fitness and
massage room, dry sauna, steam and huge jacuzzi. Active guests can play a few sets on the villa's
floodlit tennis court or swim laps in the 32 metre private pool. Those who prefer less strenuous vacation
fun can also enjoy a game of pool or mahjong in the Clubhouse, then head down to the private, 12-
seater cinema for movie marathon complete with popcorn and ice cream.

The Villa
The villa's semi-private beach is flanked by rocks and therefore very secluded. The views over the bay to
neighbouring Koh Phangan are nothing short of breathtaking, with dramatic skies and crimson sunsets
offering a true natural spectacle and the small cove that fronts the villa also boasting its own protected
rock pool (not accessible during seasonal high or low tides).

Fully staffed by an efficient team, including an experienced, multi-lingual Property Manager, guests at
Villa Riva enjoy the very best in personalized services. First rate hospitality, combined with an incredible
range of comforts, fabulous facilities and a dramatic oceanfront location make Villa Riva Koh Samui's
most extravagant and engaging private luxury residence.

Villa Riva is also the perfect venue for weddings, celebrations and corporate events as it features a
specially designed, covered events platform with a marriage gazebo, gentle water features and a purpose
built food and beverage service area, DJ podium, dedicated bar and guest bathrooms. The happy couple
and their close family and friends can easily combine a dream wedding with a wonderful vacation in one
of the region's most exuberant private villas.

Main Level
A majestic, stone-clad entrance opens into a vaulted lounge and dining area furnished with fine
contemporary Asian art and decor with wood and glass doors opening onto the large pool deck. The
lounge extends into a spacious dining room with 16-seater round solid Teak table, served by a fully fitted
western show kitchen. A separate wet kitchen allows the staff to unobtrusively prepare meals for the guests.

Upper Mezzanine Level
The expansive main lounge area is furnished with a giant, 9-metre sofa, plus a pool table, an extended
choice of books and gaming table for additional holiday fun and entertainment.

Mid-Lower Level
Heading down a few steps from the main floor, the dedicated health and fitness area includes a gym withthe latest exercise machines, opening to the lower seaview pool deck, a dry sauna, a steam room, a large jacuzzi and a massage room for private spa treatments. A large changing area and shower compliment the resort style facilities.

Lower Level
The villa's unique, 10-seater, fully automated cinema and video game room is perfect for evening
entertainment. Movies and lighting are controlled from a specially programmed iPad and the space even
comes with its own mini bar and micro wave. A fitted wine cellar occupies an adjacent room, a wine
cooler with a constant 18ºC and stocked with over 100 bottles covering the finest vintage and
champagne from around the world. This floor also features the changing and shower facilities for the
tennis court.

Pool & Sun Terrace
The Clubhouse opens onto a wide wooden multi level sun deck furnished. The main deck hosts sun
loungers that borders the 32 metre infinity pool with built-in 8 person jacuzzi while the lower deck and it
seaview boats several sofas. One side of the deck also features a roofed poolside relaxation sala or
gazebo, while a second furnished sala is positioned as an ideal location for a BBQ for al fresco meals and drinks prepared by the private chef and the villa team.

The Master Villa comprises of a lounge area, a Grand master suite, 2 spacious Guest suite and 1 Teenagers' or Nanny's room with twin beds

The three elegant suites that occupy the Master Villa are all spacious, luxurious and decorated with striking contemporary Asian art and collectables.

As you come through the lounge area, the two suites on the first floor offer generous bedroom and living spaces, as well as indulgent bathrooms with large tubs. One of these suites and its ensuite bathroom has been specifically designed with wheel chair access for guests with reduced mobility.

The Grand Master Suite, located on the upper level of the pavilion, is even more generous in terms of space and also features in and outdoor showers, the latter with dramatic views of the sparkling bay below, the marine park and the stunning Samui sunsets. The bathroom centrepiece is a large whirlpool jacuzzi to enjoy a relaxing bath following a day out. The suite boasts a spacious terrace with sun beds and lounging sofa sitting 4 that overlooks the pool and main sun deck of the villa.

A separate fourth bedroom is suitable for teenagers, or as accommodation for a nanny, featuring its own en-suite shower room.

Villa A comprises of 2 Guest suites with en-suite bathroom.  Positioned to make the most of the stunning ocean views, the two comfortably furnished guest suites boast floor-to-ceiling wood and glass doors that slide open onto shaded, glass walled balconies.

The upper level suite features an amazing four poster bed complete with its lounge sofa overlooking the
cove. Its en-suite bathroom features a large built-in tubs with shuttered windows.
The lower level suite boast a king size bed opening to the deck and the tamarind tree which provides
providence shade to a section of the beach. Its en-suite bathroom features a rain shower.

Villa B comprises of a Guest suite with an adjoining Children's bedroom  Perfect for a family of up to 4, Villa B combines a luxuriously appointed suite with the mattress raised on a platform, a specially designed and decorated room sleeping 2 children completes this family haven.

The en-suite bathroom features a larg bathtub with a hand shower and the outdoor covered decks is ideal for a little private play time with the kids. For some quieter time, Villa B features a dedicated covered deck underneath the bedroom and which overlooks the beach and the island of Koh Phangan, a place to indulge the quietness, read or simply relax looking out to the sea.



** Images and descriptions depicted may include prices, features, furnishings, facilities, services and amenities that are subject to change at any time.

  • In Bang Por area, northern coast of Koh Samui, 30 minutes drive from the airport and to Chaweng.
Villa Rates

*Notice, until you have a confirmed IPSL reservation by email from, then rates and information may differ from those listed on our websites and are subject to change without prior notice.

  • Daily rates from US$ 2,750 to 4,400 for the entire house, reduceded occupancy avialable from US$1,800 to 3,900 depending on season
  • Rates shown are for a maximum of 16 (sixteen) Guests including children. Extra Beds charge of USD 100 ++per night is applicable regardless of the age of the Guests when occupancy is over villa allocation
  • Minimum stay of 3 nights (7 nights over Christmas or New Year and 10 nights over both holidays, 5 nights for Chinese New Year, Easter and Songkran)
  • Rates include continental breakfast, prepared daily by the Thai chef
  • Baby cot provided FOC
  • Airport Transfers charge of USD 50++ is applicable
  • Rates include full time chef service (excl of food cost and provisioning)
  • A guarantee deposit or USD1,500 is payable on arrival in cash by the guests
  • For weddings and private parties, a surcharge may be applicable depending on number of guest. Also the villa booking conditions may change such as the required minimum nights stay. Separate Terms and Conditions may apply for any wedding or private parties held in a villa and will be confirmed at the time of your booking.
  • 32-metre infinity pool with built in 8-person whilrpool Jacuzzi
  • Floodlit tennis court with astro turfsurfacing for an easier game
  • Cinema and video game room complete with mini bar and micro wave, sitting up to 10
  • Fitted wine cellar with temperature comtrolled wine cooler and capacity to store over 100 bottles
  • Expansive multi level sun terrace with poolside relaxation sala
  • Covered BBQ sala for al fresco meals sitting 8 guests
  • Dedicated health & fitness area with fully fitted gym, dry sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, shower, changing room and a private massage room
  • Fully loaded music system covering in and outdoor area of the cub house with individual control of sounds
  • CCTV system compliment the security system and can be switched off on demand
  • The villa has its own generator to ensure that comfort is maintained throughout the guests stay should a power interruption occur 

Personalised service

The well trained in-villa staff team takes care of all guests' needs and requests, including the daily cleaning, maintenance and upkeep of the villa. An experienced private Thai chef prepares a range of delicious Thai and international dishes from the in-villa menu that also includes High Tea selections, a full cocktail menu and a choice of fine wines from thecellar. Guests can also request special meals, such as a BBQ or celebration dinner prepared to order.

A personalised concierge service means guests can easily arrange private transport in the villa's private
luxury mini bus or 7 seater SUV, book land and sea adventures, arrange sightseeing tours and make restaurant reservations. Other activities than can be arranged through the concierge include watersports
from the semi-private beach: jet-skis, water ski-ing, kiteboarding, kayaking, island tours, elephant rides,
canopy rides, ATV safaris and temple visits, scuba diving and snorkelling trips to nearby dive sites, Asian
PGA golf and driving range.

In villa activities would include a private tennis coach, per sonal trainer, massage therapist, beauty consultant as well as private yoga teacher.

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