The beach is 30m from the house.
Cosy house for 4-5 on LipaNoi beach

Entire home/apt

5 Guests

2 Bedrooms

4 Beds

Entire home/apt

5 Guests

2 Bedrooms

4 Beds

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About this listing

A simple, but comfortable and nicely decorated little house in a lush garden, just 25 meters from a beautiful sunset beach. In a tranquil neighborhood of Ko Samui, ideal for a cozy thai holiday away from the crowds. With a well-equipped kitchen for those who love to cook.

The space
Accommodates: 5
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 4
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $15 / night after 4 guests
Cleaning Fee: $30
Weekly Discount: 20%
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The space

The house is 25 meters from the beach of Lipa Noi, in a lush garden that includes another bungalow, nested in a tiny residential compound. The whole place is a sort of hide away, super green, super quiet, away from the roads and the noisy tourists spots.

The house is a few minutes driving from Nathon, Ko Samui's administrative capital - which offers plenty of great restaurant and a take at local Thai life. There are a few restaurants and shops at walking distance, but I really recommend to plan a car or a bike to go around Samui. That can be sorted out on demand, or found easily in nearby Nathon.

The beach is a long stretch of smooth sand along the bay of Lipa Noi. It has very little development, so it is super quiet and gorgeous at sunset. Right in front of the house the water is protected by a reef. It is very shallow and super safe. A few hundred meters away along the beach it becomes deeper and it is perfect for swimming.

Here is a bit more information about the house itself:

The bungalow offers a laid-back living room, and a really nice, shaded terrace with a rest chairs and a dining table. A proper wifi connection is available: not as fast as European internet, but good enough for . I recently installed a new connection in my second bungalow, which works as a back-up for this one. Two DVD players are available in the living room and one of the bedrooms, with a stack of DVDs ready to go. The house has a full kitchen - complete with gas-oven and burners. It's a terrace kitchen: it is well protected from sun and rain, but you cook in the fresh air. The kitchen is large enough for a good cook, and well equipped with woks and pots, a juicer and a microwave, everything needed for baking, etc...: I like cooking, and I think it feels in the kitchen!

There are two bedrooms: a master bedroom with a king size bed, and a second bedroom with 2 single beds. Both bedrooms have air conditioning. In the second bedroom, an extra bed can be pulled, to sleep 3 people. Mind that I won't be super comfortable then, but it can come handy!
The bathroom has a shower with hot water.

This is my house when I stay on Samui, so it is like staying at a friend's house: it is a simple house, but all the comfort is there to relax with family or friends, and the house is ready to enjoy beach life.

Looking for more?

Under the reference “lovely 2 bedrooms, garden & beach”, you will find the spare bungalow that I reserve for family and friends - it is a bit smaller than the present listing but, well, lovely!

And under the reference “Beach retreat for families & friends”, you will be able to book the combination of both bungalows, for up to 9 people.

Guest access

Independent house, 2 bedrooms, a living room, a large terrace on the garden, a full kitchen. Parking.

Interaction with guests

I am most often abroad. I can be reached for support, and the housekeeper, who lives 800m from the house, is available to help. She can arrange things like renting a car or bike, etc...

The neighborhood

Lipa Noi is a quiet neighborhood, away from the overcrowded tourists spots, The beach offers beautiful sunset, the fresh market closely fantastic food - it's a great place for a quiet holiday.

Getting around

It's possible to stay without any means of transportation - there are a few restaurants and shops at walking distance, and a few public buses - but it's recommended to plan for rented car or motorcycles if you want to travel around Samui.

Other things to note

Important: Samui does not have an easy address system and Thai taxi drivers do not speak much english. If you travel with your own car, I'll hence share maps coordinates and guidance to find the house. Otherwise, I usually book a taxi who knows the house, and will take you directly there.
Because of my travel schedule and the time difference with Thailand, it sometimes can take 12hours to reach me. I therefore always organize check-in details 3-4 days before the arrival day, and share the phone numbers of the taxi driver and the housekeeper - in case of flight delays. I then kindly ask guests to follow the arrangements we have made, because it avoid worries for everyone.

House Rules

I simply expect my guests to behave as if staying at a friend's house: take care of their litter and dishes before leaving, mentioning if anything is broken or damaged, and really enjoying a good time!



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Gloria User Profile
March 2017
We spend some nice days at benoit 's house. It's quite well equiped and spacious..perfect for a family like us. The beach -with a Beautiful Restaurant - is nearby. The water is not perfect but shallow and so perfect for kids. Contact and communication to benoit and the housekeeper were easy and friendly. Bike or Car is recommended.

Marco User Profile
February 2017
benoit's house in lipa noi is away from the crowds. nice house, sadly the beach was not that proper but that can change from one to another day.

Andy User Profile
February 2016
The house was ok in a quiet area near the beach, far away from chaweng beach (tourist area).

Pierre User Profile
December 2015
The house, the location, the neighbors were all fantastic. We spent a month in Benoit's house, and were all pretty sad to leave. As we are travelling for 2 years, every place we stay at is really our home, and this is exactly how we felt. Great outdoor kitchen, very confortable living room and terrasse. Nice and quiet beach, beautiful sunsets, beach restaurant next door. Good AC and wifi. We rented Waan's scooter for most of the time, as well as her car twice, so that shopping and going to town was easier. Benoit gave us many tips and info, he was always very fast to answer any questions. Waan also took very good care of us and all the needs associated with the house.

Cherreka User Profile
August 2015
Lovely home with in 2 minutes of the beach. Nikki Beach is about a 7-10 minute walk down the beach. Very nice outdoor kitchen and a wonderful music collection. If you plan on a long stay, you might want to bring a pillow top mattress cover as the beds are pretty hard- this might also be the norm in Thai homes.

Keziah User Profile
July 2015
We had such a wonderful time at Benoits place! The house was just as described, very homely and comfortable, had all the features and appliances you'd need. The terrace kitchen was great, fully kitted out with pans, cutlery etc, although we didn't use it a great deal as the local restaurants were fantastic. The area was perfect for our family of two adults and two children (11 and 6), very quiet and peaceful but with enough shops and restaurants within walking distance if you're having a lazy day and don't fancy venturing too far. Our youngest counted 73 mini steps to the beach, which was idyllic, especially at sunset! As it's not a particularly touristy area the beach isn't as pristine as some others on the island, and there is a small amount of debris/glass washed up on the shore, but so long as you watch your step it's not really a problem. Its a great spot for looking for shells and wildlife, and really safe for children as the water never got above waist height even at high tide. Wan, the housekeeper, was really lovely and helpful, and sorted a rental car for us, which you will need if you want to go exploring. However, there's plenty to do and see nearby you're never in the car for long, and driving around the island is a fun experience in itself! Benoit was a wonderful host, and gave us loads of helpful information which really made our trip easy and stress free. Taxis were arranged for us to and from the airport, which was a great help, and although we didn't need any further contact over our two week stay Benoit was very reassuring that should we have any issues he could be easily contacted. Overall, a comfortable, clean house in a wonderful quiet area, and a super helpful host and housekeeper made our holiday really special. We would definitely return here should we find ourselves on ko Samui again!

Alexander User Profile
November 2014
Benoits house was great for our family of 5 (children age 7, 5, and 5 months). I loved the outdoor kitchen and the air condition was great to have. It's just a few meters to the beach with palm trees and a great view. Almost always no one else was there. You definitely need some kind of transportation, but I think that made us explore more of the whole island. Benoit is a very friendly guy and helped us with Information anytime we needed it.

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Benoit User Profile

Hi! I am a consultant in marketing, a father of 4, and a Samui lover. I fell in love with Ko Samui 8 years ago, and bought a lovely set of 2 bungalows 25meters from the beach, in a lush garden, ideally located in a tiny residential development.
I travel a lot, so I rent them out – I love the feeling that other can enjoy a place that really makes me happy. Both bungalows are independent and can be occupied with privacy – so you can rent them separately or together.

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