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“A little piece of paradise!”

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The Place Luxury Boutique Villas
Ranked #1 of 49 Hotels in Koh Tao
Certificate of Excellence
Harlow, United Kingdom
1 review
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“A little piece of paradise!”
Reviewed March 6, 2011

WOW! Where do I start! My boyfriend and I stayed at The Place for 3 nights whilst we were on Koh Tao and I can honestly say it was the highlight of our holiday! Guy and Bex are such a lovely couple and were fantastic hosts. Service was second to none from the moment we were met from the boat to the moment we (very reluctantly!) got back on it.

The Place itself was simply stunning! We stayed in Villa 1 and the highlight had to be the sun deck with the gorgeous infinity pool and not forgetting the fabulous view! Very comfy bed, aircon, a stunning bathroom and a kitchen stocked with everything you could need meant that we felt totally at home. On our final night we had the most amazing evening all organised by Guy and Bex. We had a fabulous thai massage on the sun deck followed by a gorgeous meal cooked by our own private chef - such luxury without even leaving the villa!

The place is in a great location just a ten minute walk from Sairee beach with its many restaurants and bars. The hill leading up to the villas is very steep but we were more than happy to wander down in the evening and simply get a taxi back up.

There simply isn't enough room here for me to write all the amazing things about The Place but if you are contemplating staying there then do it!! You will not regret it! Our only regret was only staying 3 nights - it just wasn't long enough!! Thank you Guy and Bex for a truly fabulous stay!! We will be back!

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed February 25, 2011

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights. If we knew how great it would be we would have organised to stay longer. The Villa and view were absolutely beautiful and the service from the owners was great. We had complete privacy but if we needed anything all we had to do was ask. Location was really good too as its just a short walk into Sairee but enough out of the way that was peaceful and quiet at night. There's a really steep hill just up to where the villas are but it's only about 20 metres of hill and it never stopped us from walking back and forth from the town in Sairee.
I'd recommend The Place to anyone who wants to have a private villa with everything you need but close to town so you can go out as well. I wouldn't stay anywhere else in the future.

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled as a couple
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed February 22, 2011

The Place at Koh Tao is an extremely special place to stay. Located in the Sai ree hills of Koh Tao, it provides privacy, an amazing Thailand ambience, extremely up to date entertainment options and an infinity pool to die for.

The view afforded by both villas is always breathtaking, and it is a fantastic place to get away from the hustle and bustle of Sai ree village.

The proprietors of the Place, Guy and Bex, are friendly, knowledgable and extremely accommodating.

Between the perfectly firm bed and hot shower (a rare commodity on Koh Tao), I felt like a king every day of my long stay.

Don't hesitate to book a stay at the Place in Koh Tao. It is well worth the price!

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled as a couple
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed February 9, 2011

From the moment we arrived on Koh Tao, Guy and Bex provided an exceptional blend of privacy and incredible service. The Place is situated with a spectacular view of the ocean and is only minutes from the best food and nightlife the island has to offer. It is by far the most luxurious villa we have stayed in and even has its own plunge infinity pool which we used regularly from morning 'til dusk. We will definitely stay at The Place in the future and highly recommend it to all travelers.

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled as a couple
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New London, Connecticut
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Reviewed February 2, 2011

The Place was the best choice of pool villa to choose from to staying on Koh Tao for a week of relaxing and enjoying all the fun of the Island.
My host Guy and Bec were so welcoming to the island and villa, supplying me with all the requirements you need from information of what to do on the island to the high standard of accomadation and service they supplied. The villa is situated in an ideal place on the island were it is so peacefull in the hills with a fantastic view of Sairee bay but yet still accessable to the beach, restaurants and bars of Sairee.
I would highly recomend this villa to stay in on Koh Tao as I had a fantastic time there.


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  • Stayed January 2011, traveled solo
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Reviewed February 2, 2011

Guy and Bex have created a truly unique experience, with relaxation being the key.
Any advice you need whilst on your stay, they can help you with. From restaurants, to day trip ideas and scuba!! They are always more than happy to help, but only when you ask for it, giving you the seclusion and privacy you want on a holiday away.

The accommodation itself is of the highest comfort and quality, and it's obvious that Guy and Bex have taken great effort to ensure everything is provided for. From the beautiful deck (with pool) and bathroom, to smaller touches like the mobile phone, The Place really has it all.

We had an incredible time and are already making plans in our schedules for our return!

Tim and Georgie, Australia

  • Stayed January 2011
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed February 2, 2011

We were greeted by the owners when we arrived and they impressed us with their entusiasm and friendly approach. the villa we stayed in was spotless and so beautiful. there is everything you need and if you do need anything it was just a call on the phone that was provided with the villa. The view is very nice and sitting on the veranda watching the sun go down over the ocean incredible. I am recommending this to anyone that like a relaxing private holiday. best of luck guys.

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Jake
Australia

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled as a couple
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Property: The Place Luxury Boutique Villas
Address: 15/4 Moo 2 | Sairee, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 49 Hotels in Koh Tao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Place Luxury Boutique Villas 3*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Place consists of nine luxury boutique villas, all with private infinity pools, that offer you total privacy and complete relaxation. The resort nestles charmingly in the hills above Sairee, close enough to be convenient for restaurants, bars, shops and the longest beach on the island, but far enough away to savour the tranquillity and refreshing breeze that comes with being in the hills. ... more   less 
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