Modern open plan European inspired villa with infinity pool and AMAZING OCEAN VIEWS!
EL CID VILLA is renowned for it's privacy, staff friendliness, relaxed and tranquil setting on more than 8,500 m2 of private land (neighbors we do not have any) so you can chill in private or have a celebration and make some noise.
We promise you a stay at EL CID is a memory to cherish for the rest of your life!
El Cid private villa Koh Samui is a unique blend of contemporary European architecture infused with the perfect balance of Asian/Thai furnishings, fittings and art. A stay at EL Cid is a holiday you will never forget! From the moment you enter our property and proceed along the private driveway to the villa you will feel relaxed and this will last long after your stay comes to an end!
Our split level 4 bedroom luxury villa provides you with space to unwind and chill down. The villa provides spacious living areas all of which are open plan. The bedrooms each have their own character and flair...and all are filled with natural light and room to breath.
Features to highlight include; floor to ceiling sliding glass doors affording guests panoramic views of the majestic and well maintained gardens, natural tropical rainforest behind the villa and stunning views across the gulf of Thailand.
El Cids gardens are truly magnificent and are amongst the best gardens you will find in the whole of Thailand. Full of natural flora and wonderful wildlife abounds around the gardens everyday. You will enjoy looking at the colourful birds and feel free to ask our friendly gardener Reynold to take you on a private garden tour - he will explain his work of art, and amaze you with the animals he finds to show you.
The villa is perched high on a hillside overlooking Nathon. This is why we strongly recommend all guests to rent a car. Up to 2 adults + 1 child a sedan vehicle is suitable. If you have more than 3 adults in your group we STRONGLY recommend a 4x4 or SUV vehicle!
We have an EXCLUSIVE car hire rental partner with top of the range 4x4/ SUV vehicles starting from a daily price of 1,800 Baht (car hire delivery to the villa FREE OF CHARGE)! Once we confirm your villa booking, we will be happy to organize your car rental just send us a message.
Please note: Mopeds are not suitable for those who have little or no experience!
All guests must agree to either an airport, ferry port or alternative pick up point transfer service to the villa at an additional fee of 2,000 Baht per one way!
If you plan to drive to the villa you will require one of our staff to guide you from any given pickup/meeting point. This service is also mandatory (unless you have our transfer service booked). This service incurs a onetime only fee of 1,000 Baht.
Our villa is very private and therefore almost impossible to find due to there being no street signs or even a name of a road. This is the reason why the transfer or guided arrival service are mandatory and nonnegotiable!
Hospitality and service in our luxury villa is provided by our warm and friendly staff, there to help you on a daily basis and most happy when you are happy!
Please note we include a welcome pack of basic groceries for your arrival and this is included in your price.
You will have full access to use all villa facilities and our friendly staff are available to assist you when required.
Additional services on a request and pay as you go basis:
(1) Should you require one of our staff to go grocery shopping on your behalf you need to pay a small fee of THB300 per delivery. All purchases are at your own expense.
(2) For an additional fee of 180 Baht per person per day we can provide a delicious continental breakfast. Please let us know in advance of your arrival should you require our breakfast offer.
(3) Reynold does an amazing BBQ service which if you decided you would like a traditional Thai BBQ there is a THB500 per BBQ fee which includes Pick up of groceries and the BBQ preparation, serving and cleanup.
(4) If you would like Nikki to prepare your breakfast, lunch or dinner we charge a fee of 300 Baht per meal (This fee is paid in cash to Nikki directly) not including groceries.
If you find our team helpful, accommodating and provide you with that extra special attention we recommend you provide them with a tip at the end of your stay...something they always very much appreciate!”
Interaction with guests
Prior to arrival all guests requests, questions will be answered by me personally (Michael Hughes the owner).
Once you arrive on the island my local team take over: Reynold and Nikki are your hosts from check-in until check-out. Prior to the completion of the villa build Reynold and Nikki joined us as our on-site staff and remain with us today!
Reynold is our designated Property Manager/ Gardener/ BBQ Guru.
Nikki (Reynold's wife) is our Housekeeper/ Cook. She is a caring, warm and friendly lady who is an amazing cook!
Khun-Ran who tends to the gardens on a daily basis is very shy but might pop-up between the ferns from time to time.
Last but not least Terri and her husband Adrian. We call them our 'Special Services and VIP care team'! If during your stay there is a special event taking place, it will most likely be this pair who make sure no details are missed and your special moment is memorable for all the right reasons.
Our staff are there to help but if you would like privacy or perhaps a sleep in and a late breakfast just let the staff know or lock the main extrance door and the staff then know you require privacy!
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.
I have worked 20+ years in travel and tourism and my favorite hobby is travelling, so I guess you can call me an allround traveller!
I was born in Australia and moved to Europe 12 years ago. I enjoy writing, reading, outdoor activities and most of all I love to travel.
Have just returned from St Maarten a wonderful Island 1/2 Dutch and 1/2 French, can highly recommend it as a clean and fun place to visit in the Caribbean. On this trip I read the wonderful book help by Kathryn Stockett's.
I have been renting rooms and villas and apartments since I can remember, at least 10 years. We have lots of repeat clients and that is the best we can do, make sure everyone feels at home.