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Sandalwood Luxury Villas

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211/7 Moo 4, Maret, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful views over the sea and very helpful staff. Rooms are very tastefully decorated in a local Thai style. The owner, Robert, was extremely kind and helpful when we had a small problem to resolve and it is clear that customer satisfaction is his priority. We also appreciated his extremely good local knowledge (he told us he has lived here... More 

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Owner_Sandalwood, Owner at Sandalwood Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review of your recent stay at Sandalwood Luxury Villas. It is wonderful to hear that you found our staff very helpful and we were able to provide you with everything you needed to enjoy your visit with us. With only 10 villas, Sandalwood is unique on Koh Samui for being able to truly provide a... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights here at the Malee Villa in June 2015, we loved every minute of it. We had 3 spa treatments in the spa less than 10 steps from the villa :-) and a Milk bath at our villa. We ate most days at the Blue Ginger restaurant, where they served lovely food and cocktails! The breakfast which... More 

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Owner_Sandalwood, Owner at Sandalwood Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a wonderful review of the four nights you spent with us at Sandalwood Luxury Villas. It sounds like you really took advantage of the best we have to offer from both our Sanctuary Spa and our Blue Ginger Restaurant, including a Thai cooking class from our chef. Our Malee Villa is a favorite for couples.... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This holiday was to relax, enjoy the food and the spas. Our time spent here was well worth it, the calming sea, the stunning sunrise and the sun melting away in the sea at sunset and a dinner on full moon night, it was absolute bliss. We enjoyed the food at blue ginger. So whenever we feel like running away... More 

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Owner_Sandalwood, Owner at Sandalwood Luxury Villas, responded to this review

It is wonderful to read a review of a guest who truly experiences and appreciates all that Sandalwood has to offer. We have read your review for our entire staff with particular thanks to the therapists at our Sanctuary Spa and our chefs and team at our Blue Ginger Restaurant. We are so pleased that you found the relaxing oasis... More 

Jerusalem District, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is located on high hill u can't go out without a driver , the hotel provide a driver to and from the city , the view is very nice the hotel is nice but don't expect luxury . The stuff and service is very good , if u like quit place , the swimming pool is near the... More 

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Owner_Sandalwood, Owner at Sandalwood Luxury Villas, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you found Sandalwood to be an average experience. It is sometimes challenging for our guests to appreciate the full Sandalwood experience with only a one night stay on the property. Hopefully, your travel plans will include a return visit to Koh Samui. We would love the opportunity to share with you with a longer... More 

Montreal, Quebec
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best staff in Thailand. We went for our wedding/ honeymoon it was a great experience. I will only say the negatives because there are too many positives :p The restort is on a giant hill so a casual walk for the most part is out of the question however the resort is so nice why would you ever want... More 

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Thank you for reviewing your recent wedding and honeymoon at Sandalwood Luxury Villas. We loved being a part of this milestone event in your lives. We appreciate you pointing out to other TripAdvisor users that Sandalwood is located up a steep hill. We are 500 meters above Coral Cove beach and we provide free anytime shuttles to that beach. In... More 

Sheffield
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I are in our early twenties. We stayed in the plumeria villa for one night just for a treat before heading down to the town for the rest of the holiday. This villa was absolutely amazing, we had our own jacuzzi pool and sunbeds, a huge bedroom with huge comfy bed and a jacuzzi bath to relax... More 

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Owner_Sandalwood, Owner at Sandalwood Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Sandalwood Luxury Villas. It is so wonderful to hear of the many details you enjoyed during your time with us. Our Plumeria Villa has always been one of our most popular villas for honeymooners and couples. We appreciate your recommendation regarding a covering for the door that leads from... More 

Rancho Cucamonga, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All I can say is View, View, View. Nice place to stay. The service was great. The Staff were very nice and helpful. We had a room with Infinity pool of our own, which we did not have to share with anyone. The room was very nice and also had a Jacuzzi. Breakfast was OK. The place is very quiet... More 

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Owner_Sandalwood, Owner at Sandalwood Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a lovely review of your time with us at Sandalwood Luxury Villas. Clearly, you enjoyed the panoramic views of the Gulf of Thailand that is one of the attributes that makes Sandalwood so unique. We receive many guests on their honeymoon at Sandalwood and it gives us great joy to be a part of these... More 

Shenzhen, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my 4th time staying at sandalwood and I still think it is the best hotel in Thailand. I always stay in a luxury pool villa. The staff is great and the price is right. Number one hotel in Samui #1 . I Would recommend to any couple or family. Frantasitc spa and very welcoming staff. Wouldn't mind having... More 

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Owner_Sandalwood, Owner at Sandalwood Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Sandalwood Luxury Villas. It is so wonderful to know that our return guests keep coming back to create new memories with us on Koh Samui. We are flattered to hear that you still think Sandalwood is the best hotel in Thailand. We appreciate you pointing out the service... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is by far, the best boutique hotel we've visited in Thailand. Hillside location is most romantic, with panorama view of the island, near beautiful and quite beaches. Every villa (there are only few:) has its unique advantages, we staid in 3 different villas when visited. The staff is absolutely great, they always smile, they helped us with everything and... More 

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Owner_Sandalwood, Owner at Sandalwood Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review of your return visit to Sandalwood Luxury Villas. It gives us great joy to know that we were able to exceed your already high expectations and to provide another memorable holiday for you. It's wonderful to hear that you were able to sample three different villas and you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Warm welcoming by very attentive staff, picked up from the Airport and taken straight to the resort. We stayed in a lovely villa but we requested a move because of building work going on in the plot next to Sandalwood. We were moved to a fantastic villa with the most dramatic and stunning views across Chewang beach. The staff are... More 

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Owner_Sandalwood, Owner at Sandalwood Luxury Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a positive review of your stay at Sandalwood Luxury Villas. We are so pleased to know that you found such many positive things to say about the service you received. From time to time, we have a situation that needs to be remedied and we are so pleased we were able to provide a solution... More 

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