About This Listing
The house is 25 meters from the beautiful 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 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 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 two bedrooms with air conditioning, (with a king-size bed) a shaded-terrace that serves as a dining room, and a small outside kitchen.
A good wifi connection is available - a DVD player is available in one of the bedrooms, with a stack of DVDs ready to go.
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.
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Under the reference “cozy house for 4-5" you will find the other bungalow in the garden - it has a full living room and a complete, well-equipped kitchen, so it easier for families. It can take up to 5 people.
And under the reference “Beach paradise for families & friends”, you will be able to book the combination of both bungalows, for up to 9 people.
Independent house, with a small kitchen for basic cooking.
Interaction with Guests
We live 20km away, in another village - but are always ready to help on the booking of the car or motorbikes, or suggestions for fishing, snorkeling or dining places! The housekeeper is 800m away and available for support anytime.
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.
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.
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!
We had a very nice few days in the two bedroom house.
This house and the other house are part of a property of in total about 10 to 15 houses.
This house shares the garden with the second house and then the garden is a little bit small to our opinion.
The kitchen is at the back of the house, there's is no kitchen and refrigerator inside so every time you had to go around the house. This we didn't like but allover we had a few nice days in this part of Lipa Noi.
We enjoyed everything: the nice little house, garden and the beach. Took long walks and enjoyed quiet evenings at the back porch. Wi-Fi was the best we experienced in Thailand and one of the bedrooms contained a nice library of good books in English and French. Benoit and Fan have been generous and considerate hosts and it was easy to contact them via mobile or Internet. We have rented their car for a couple of days and traveled around. The next door neighbours gave us a lift to Nathon and helped with shopping. It was a very relaxed and pleasant vacation. Many, many thanks dear Benoit Khun Fon. We hope to be back before too long.
We had a really nice stay in Samui. The highlight to Benoits place is actually his fantastic neighbours. They are very friendly and offered their help and welcomed us immediately. The bungelo is very far from a lot of the main beaches. You really need your own scooter or car to enjoy the island. It really reminded me of cabin life. Very quiet at night, but extremely relaxing. The amenities of the bungelo are also comparable to that of a cabin. Bring your own supplies (Toilet paper, soap, detergent etc) there were towels and linens for you. Very comfy beds, AC... Pictures are extremely accurate
Perfect Quiet place. Great house. Had a wonderful time here. Extended our stay.
Really Close to the beach a Never crowded beach.
Best restaurant one minute to the left on the beach. Great food and prices.
Benoit and Fon has been very very helpful in making our stay a Great one. Big up and thanks a lot.
Absolutely recommended place. Rent a car and you will love this place.
Thanks to Benoit and Fon.
Bonne location,maison très agréable et bien décorée,nous nous y sommes senties très bien.sejour reposant,par contre scooter vivement recommandé car la maison est assez isolée! Nous y sommes restées 8 jours avec ma fille ,et tout s est bien passe! Benoit était la a notre arrivée,j ai trouve l accueil un peu expéditif car Benoit devait partir prendre un avion mais par la suite tout s est bien (website hidden) s est occupe de nous trouver un scooter avec des loueurs très honnêtes et des scooters tout neufs,la résidence est calme et securisante. Joli jardin,joli plage,cuisine sommaire mais suffisante,plusieurs petits restos a côté qui font même de l emporter! Bref bon sejour!
Benoit's house is in a quiet residential neighbourhood, just steps from a natural, peaceful beach. There were few people EVER on the beach...we felt we had a private beach. There was some glass often washed up on the beach, so I just watched where I walked and helped by picking up what I saw.
There is a lovely little restaurant 5 minutes away on the beach, and we spent many hours there. Another good local one by the 7/11.
We had some disappointment with the house because it didn't have enough comfortable seating for 3 of us. It only has 2 bedrooms and a bathroom inside. Benoit responded when I messaged him about this and supplied a second chair. The gas was empty, and there was only one pan to cook with, but we were not too bothered as food in restaurants is so readily available. Could be extra pots were left in the other house from prior rental.
I would go back again to Benoit's house, but would request the bigger one with an indoor lounge and a larger patio with comfy furniture. A great location for a quiet holiday away from the crowds.
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About the Host, Benoit
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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