Villa Baan Tawan Chai
4/16 Moo 3, Namuang
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Laem Set is located in the south east of Koh Samui, in a beautiful natural setting. Leam Set is like the rest of the South of Samui, part of the least developed areas in Samui. Also called virgin or original Samui.
Though it is a tranquil paradise location, a little away from it all, many touristic areas and atrractions are in close vicinity.
Baan Tawan Chai offers both, the excitement Samui is famous for, as well as a tranquil home to enjoy your holiday in. Located at Laem Set within the Ban Kao Bay, this area is a dream escape for nature lovers and far from the buzzing crowds of the north and east coasts of the island. Laem Set Beach occupies most of the eastern side of Ban Kao Bay and with Laem Sor beach on the west.
The surroundings areas of Leam Set have a lot to offer. From bustling tourist villages to beautiful nature with waterfalls and quiet, near private beaches.
Under 'What to do' you can find more information about the various activities that Samui has to offer.
Airport: 35 minutes
Beach: Beach Front
Restaurant: 5 minutes
Convenience Store: 5 minutes
Supermarket: 15 minutes
Hospital: 20 minutes
The villa is located right on the beach in a secluded almost private bay. Tidal changes affect the sea in front of the villa. In the summer season, low tide retracts the sea by 100 meter or more, making it not good for swimming, but opening up the shore for you to easily stroll towards the sea reef or explore the beautiful surroundings and enjoying the peaceful unspoilt scenery before the magic disappears forever.
Close to the villa, are many convenience stores and boutique restaurants where you can enjoy authentic Thai cuisine, other places to visit with the kids are Butterfy Garden, Aquarium, Crocodile Farm, Snake Farm or if you feel like elephant trekking Namuang waterfalls is 10 minutes by car. Horse riders may also visit the stables which are 5 minutes by foot from the villa.
The Namuang area is the mountain area that forms the background of villa Baan Tawan Chai. Numerous activities like jungle safaries and elephant trekking start from this area.
These steep mountains of the Namuang area form the highest part of Samui, including the highest top of 648 meters. The mountain sides are covered in lush green jungle as well as coconut and fruit plantations. In this area one can find waterfalls, viewpoint restaurants, some times even with pools, stunning views over the south of Samui and many other activities.
The beautiful fisherman’s village of Thong Krut set along a peaceful shallow-water bay, is just 7 minutes’ drive from the villa, where there numerous eating places which have recently sprung up. You will find a selection of beach huts restaurants on the beach serving authentic Thai, or French and Italian cuisine, all with glorious views of the peaceful waters of the Gulf of Siam
Lamai & Chaweng
You can also easily drive to the buzzing tourists' hot spots, of Lamai within 10 minutes, or 30 minutes to Chaweng, for local shops, dancing the night away, or dine at restaurants known for their culinary excellence and in breathtaking locations.
The village of Lamai, is very near, a small bustling tourist village with many restaurants, shops and other entertainment, as well as supermarkets like Tesco and Makro. On Saturdays Lamai has it's weekly open market locally known as walking street, with many food stalls, clothing and textiles stalls, gifts and gadgets and much much more.