We were four couples and rented this villa for 8 days in June 2014.
We were met at the airport by Natalie who guided us to the villa, up a fairly steep road in the Bophut Hills, fantastic views over Bophut, Bang Rak and the North East corner of Samui. There are other villas close by, but it's not a crowded area. It's advised to hire a car/cars if you are staying here, but most taxis should be able to make it up the hill.
The facilities of the villa are all as advertised, high quality throughout.
The two staff (one live-in) Jeab and Bell went out of their way to make our stay carefree and relaxed, making breakfasts including eggs any way people wanted. The made the beds and cleaned/tidied the rooms every day.
One night they cooked for the eight of us, we picked the menu with them, they did the shopping, cooking and cleaning up, including grilled lobsters with Thai sauces and other Thai dishes. We were surprised how little the total cost was for the quality of the food and the time they spent.
When we brought back market stall food, cooked or ingredients to cook our own food they remonstrated with us when we did some of the cleaning up and washing up afterwards.
The villa is spacious and comfortable, air conditioning works well, including the lounge/dining area if we wanted it at nights when we ate in or when we came back from eating out.
The gym is pretty basic and not air conditioned, but there is enough to help work off the excess food in the cooler part of the mornings.
The pool and pool area are great for cooling off and lounging around, the pool is shaded from mid-afternoon, something we like for lazing around with a beer before the evening meal. The pool is a good, but too short to do laps for keen swimmers.
We rented another 4 bedroom villa over near Tongson bay a couple of years back, this one was better and cheaper, and the helpful staff here made a big difference to the relaxed stay.
I'm happy to recommend this villa for groups of up to four couples or families, it's much better and better value than staying at a resort, unless you must have the beach close by.
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