(Updated 26 October 2021) Whether you are looking to buy or rent properties or private luxury villas in Phuket, these 12 luxury estate and property developments might just be what you are looking for. We do not guarantee that there are still available properties for sale, but we are certain there are properties in each estate that are available for rent. Note that they are listed in no particular order.

1. Cape Yamu

One of Phuket’s most elegant private communities on the east coast, set on an enchanting peninsula overlooking the breathtaking limestone island formation of Phang Nga Bay, The Cape Yamu has a total of 17 ultra-luxurious villas, produced in stunning contemporary design but retaining the essential elements of traditional Thai architecture.

See Villa PadmaVilla AmarapuraVilla SawarinVilla Ocean’s 11Villa Verai, to know how the properties look like in the estate or visit www.thecapeyamu.com to see more villas in the estate.

2. Malaiwana

Winner for ‘Best Villa Development’ on the 2011 Thailand Property Awards, Malaiwana is a private residential estate 19 villas and 12 residences overlooking Naithon Beach on the magnificent west coast of Phuket. It has set a new standard in luxury living and is one of the premier residential estates on the island. Villa Paradiso is part of the Malaiwana Estate.

3. The Bay Yamu

An award-winning residential development, The Bay Yamu is ideally situated on the remarkable peninsula of Cape Yamu on the east coast of Phuket island. This private community comprises 16 luxurious modern villas, boasts some of the finest views in Phuket while ensuring both privacy and security. The modern tropical homes have large living areas and swimming pools (all with stunning views), are built of the finest materials including Thai granite, custom-designed glass, stone ceramics, refined local wood, and locally produced terrazzo. See Villa Kalipay, one of the 5-bedroom luxury homes in the development.

4. Baan Thai Surin Hill

The timeless beauty of Thai architecture and way of life is tastefully preserved at Baan Thai Surin Hill. These excellent, luxurious homes are with sea view and garden view with high-quality construction and design, nestled on a hillside of the Surin beach area and overlooks the ocean. Villa Yang Som, a 5-bedroom luxury villa can be found in the estate.

5. Ayara Hilltops Surin

Overlooking the stunning blue waters of the Andaman Sea, nestled on the hill with the view of Surin and Bangtao Beaches, set amidst green lush gardens, Ayara Hilltops is indeed an ultimate haven for those who seek luxury, serenity, and unmatched Thai hospitality.

6. Waterfall Cove

Located on the peaceful millionaire’s mile on the Kamala beach area, Waterfall Cove is one of the most luxurious property developments on the island of Phuket. Divided into three different sites, the entire estate has been planned to ensure maximum privacy from each of the villas and carefully designed to ensure that the surrounding areas are unspoiled. See Villa Mayavee, one of the best villas and most luxurious villas in the estate.

7. Laemson Villas

Underneath the forested canopy of Kamala lies Laem Son Estate, one of the most coveted gated communities along Phuket’s Millionaire’s Mile. The estate features seven top-rated luxury villas designed by some of the world’s most highly acclaimed architects. Laem Son also presents a unique side of Phuket’s coastal areas with a beachfront setting that is regarded as the most beautiful among the rock beaches found on the island. It is located just north of Kamala beach and only a short 10-minute drive away from Patong. Villa Analaya is one of the best villas you can find in the estate.

8. Andara

Be it a romantic getaway or with family and friends, Andara is a perfect choice for an ultimate dream vacation. Its luxurious suites and villas with 1-6 Bedrooms with breathtaking sea views, world-class 5-star services, private infinity pools, plus a large 40-m resort pool, is where you will experience the true luxury of paradise at its best. The estate is built on a hill amidst lush tropical surroundings, overlooking the white sandy beach of Kamala. For more info go to www.andaraphuket.com.

9. Jomchang

Located on a little-known secluded stretch of coastline on a headland west of Phuket, the dramatic cliffs, tropical forest, picturesque hills, and crystal waters of Jomchang is one of Phuket’s best-kept secrets. All villas here are built in a way that each villa will be completely invisible from its neighbors, and all of them have unbelievable views out.

10. Sri Panwa

A mixed development offering 1-2 bedroom pool villas and up to 3 to 5-bedroom luxury villas, Sri Panwa is scattered within 40 acres of lush tropical surroundings, providing luxury accommodations with the highest quality, privacy, and excellent services. Perched at the top of Cape Panwa with commanding views of the Southeastern tip of Phuket, it is a peninsula in its entirety. It is indeed one of the ultimate luxury vacation accommodations on the island of Phuket. Visit them at www.sripanwa.com for more inquiries.

11. Trisara

‘The Third Garden in Heaven’ if translated in Sanskrit, Trisara is one of Phuket’s most luxurious development on the north-western coastline of the island. It is wrapped in a tropical forest and exotic gardens with 48 spacious ocean view pool villas and 2 to 6-bedroom private residences. All villas are designed with simple, luxurious interiors, and each enjoys an incredible sense of privacy.

12. Samsara

On a small private rocky peninsula somewhere between Patong Beach and Kamala Beach, is an exclusive complex of luxury villas and holiday homes. There is a total of 9 villas in the estate. Most villas are oceanfront, and all have fantastic views of the ocean, Patong Beach, and stunning sunset.


If you are thinking of staying longer in Phuket, you may want to consider investing or buying a holiday home on the island. You can visit The Luxury Address, a luxury real estate marketplace listing the best luxury villas and houses for sale in Phuket