Located 40 minutes south of Chaweng and 10 minutes south of Lamai, in Hua Thannon, Koh Samui. follow the signs for the Kamalaya Resort and the Butterfly Gardens that are found on all the roads around the island. Santikiri (formerly Nagalaya) is on a lush, beautifully landscaped tropical hill, with jungle below and vast unhindered ocean-views of the Gulf of Thailand, ideally situated for sunrises and sunsets. All private villas share a large common pool in a beautiful garden setting, complete with bar area and a yoga sala deck, at the top of the Santikhiri hill.
Main house :
Located on the cooler and greener side of the hill with a direct access to the Santikhiri infinity pool, Baan Mali offer the most spectacular sunrise. Two separate paths lead you through the lush greenery to two very cozy holiday homes. Baan Mali was created at the same time as the close by Kamalaya resort which was voted the best Spa in Asia for the last 5/6 years.
Both villa’s are situated in the most exquisite surroundings planted right amongst nature’s lush trees and naturally carved rocks. You will immediately be greeted by a stunning sea and mountain view which will take your breath away. The main house is a cool relaxed house with a homey atmosphere. You will feel right at home from the moment you set foot on the porch.
The master bedroom is spacious and uses a natural granite rock of the hill along the back of the wall. It has a study area, walk in closet and amaster ensuite. Windows run along the front wall to take advantage of the view and the many mature tropical trees, with a section of sliding glass doors.
It is carved in rock with a private balcony overlooking a majestic tamarind tree with a wonderful sea view behind it. This room has a very organic touch making you feel one with nature. Imagine yourself being in a cave on top of a mountain.
The unique walk-in bathroom is seamlessly integrated in the room. From here you can view the sunrise over the mountains and sea from the luxurious bed or while relaxing in the deep spacious bathtub. The multifunction mezzanine is a perfect lounge area which can be used as a bedroom for two/ four persons, a private study with a sea view or simply a TV room. The master bedroom is truly a work of art.
Guest Bedroom :
The guest bedroom is located on the first floor and is elegantly furnished. This room is encapsulated by trees and is connected to the living room by a common patio.
There is a private outdoor bathroom where you will find yourself bathing amongst nature.
Kitchen & dining:
You can easily cater for families or groups in the large, modern, fully equipped kitchen.
The sitting room is very comfy and is surrounded by a balcony overlooking the typical Samui plantation and the gulf of Thailand. There is also a large terrace perfect for outdoor dining.
Baan Mali Guest House
Baan Mali guesthouse is located on a hill overlooking the beautiful sandy shoreline of Koh Samui while nestled in the luch greenery of the Santikhiri hill.
Master bedroom & Living area :
The guesthouse, independent and self-contained from the main house, is perfect for a retreat, very open and has three levels with beautiful sea view. It consists of master bedroom with air conditioner and walk in closet ( Top ) Living room and garden bathroom ( middle ) and kitchen and dining area (below).
Underneath the guesthouse is an additional bedroom suite, furnished with a small kitchen, fridge and bathroom along with extra storage space.
Kitchen, dining area and balcony:
The kitchen and dining area is open with extensive views and fully equipped with a mixed gas and electric range, a large fridge and a breakfast bar. On the balcony outside there is a BBQ area.
The Balinese style bathroom is open to the outside but in a sheltered, secluded area with it’s own small protected garden.