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Design transcends the look of a stay. It is a philosophy, translating ambiance and environment into a tangible feeling, and evoking lifestyle possibilities that resonate with guests. Imagine a beachfront stay with an open-plan, modern coastal design or a forest retreat where classic architectural flourishes inspire a sense of tradition. Welcome to the wonderful world of luxury villa and chalet design in Phuket and Koh Samui in Thailand, the beautiful Indonesian island of Bali, and Niseko on Japan’s stunning Hokkaido Island. We’ve paired 8 outstanding examples of modern versus traditional design from our luxury holiday home collection. Villa Mayavee – Phuket Geometric and Ultra-modern Created by multi-award-winning Tierra Design in 2009, an architectural and design specialist that takes a minimalist approach, Villa Mayavee is a Zen-inspired marvel. The dramatic look of the property is a true standout among the luxury villas in Phuket. Its bold geometric lines and fashionably grey …

From their iconic architectural features to the most subtle details of their interiors, nothing tells you that a luxury villa is indeed a piece of Thailand paradise more than its design. We have hand-picked 5 stunning villas from our collection that distinctly represent the country’s rich culture and artistry, at the same offers some of the most luxurious amenities and state-of-the-art facilities. Built in some of the most breathtaking locations, these beloved homes promise a stay that will leave you with a memorable holiday experience and at the same time, a deeper appreciation of this place we have come to call The Land of Smiles. 1) Villa Padma Poised, elegant and charming is the Villa Padma named so after the beautiful lotus flower that proved the inspiration for its cascading, jugged build that consists of overhanging eaves and peaked roofs mimicking the buds of the flower. The villa is just …

In the world of luxury villa vacations, certainly in Southeast Asia, bathing is a de-stressing ritual, a wonderfully relaxing experience, and quite simply a joy. Whether you are soaking in an extra deep tub with an incredible view for one or sharing a romantic bubble bath for two, your villa bathroom adds an extra dimension of luxury and indulgence to your stay; a revitalizing, meditative space from which you emerge anew. Wake up to a perfect day in a beautiful setting with a refreshing shower or after a sunshine day before enjoying sundowners by the infinity pool. Step into a gorgeous bathroom in a splendid vacation villa in a dream location. Pure, unadulterated bliss, here are 7 Spa Style Villa Bathrooms that redefine bathing from Phuket to Koh Samui and Bali.   1. Villa Amarapura in Phuket has a glitz and glamor that gives it real A-list style and that …

Updated: March 31, 2020 Thailand, once discovered, captures the imagination and seduces your very being, conjuring up images of white sand beaches, extraordinary people, mouth-watering cuisine, rainforest islands, relaxing massages, incredible culture – an idyllic holiday in the tropical sun. Looking inside these Thailand luxury villas is a glimpse into another world; a world that is equally magical and totally mesmerizing.   1. Villa Amaravida An ultra-luxury home in the exclusive Cape Yamu luxury estate is Villa Amaravida. With a marvelous view of Phang Nga Bay, this 8-bedroom beachfront villa boasts a grandiose design both indoors and outdoors. It goes beyond the norm with 3 swimming pools spread across 3 different levels. If that isn’t enough, the villa also has an enormous rooftop jacuzzi for 16 people with an outdoor bar and seating. This tropical retreat also features several terraces and balconies for lounging outdoors. An open-air sala by the pool …

It is indisputable that water is one of the most vital factors that living creatures cannot live without. It does not only help humans to survive, but it also plays an outstanding role in enhancing everyday life experiences by incorporating it in designs such as homes, offices, restaurants and more. When it comes to the private luxury villa design, whether the water feature is just a small pool or bathtub, it can create a huge positive impact to dwellers. Here are some of the best water features you will find in a luxury villa that will definitely take your breath away. Pool The pool is one of the main attractions in almost any accommodation. And for most villas, the pool is undoubtedly the highlight of all the facilities. Luxury villa rentals can have more than one pool and each of them comes in different sizes and style. Whether it is …

When it comes to Asian architecture, one of the most distinct and recognizable is Thailand architecture. With design elements and details that reflect the country’s culture and traditional beliefs, homes and buildings represent Thailand’s rich cultural legacy. The 3 Ancient Principles When building a Thai home, there are 3 ancient principles that must be put into place. These are material preparation, construction, and dwelling. Because superstition plays a large, if not, the largest aspect of home building, several details and rituals need to take place upon the construction of a Thai home. Thai people believe that the house is the first line of defense against supernatural beings, such as ghosts and evil spirits. As such, the traditional Thai home is specifically designed to ward off these feared beings, as well as to protect the dwellers from possible intrusions of nature. Material preparation includes taking consideration of the site and location …

Balinese architecture is one of the most popular Asian tropical architectural styles, with a distinct flair for being in harmony with nature. The style originates from the famous Indonesian island, Bali, frequently visited by many foreign tourists who are attracted to the province’s culture, laid back way of life, and the amazing natural resources that abound. Bali has been touted as the “island of the gods” because of its strong religious practice and with hundreds if not thousands of temples that occupy the island. With miles and miles of beautiful beaches in Bali, picturesque mountains, and the quiet countryside, the island has become one of the world’s top destinations and a major influence in the world of architecture and design. An Overview of Balinese Architecture Balinese architecture is a vernacular style of architecture wherein designers use local materials to help construct buildings, structures, and houses, as well as reflecting local tradition. …

I have always heard of Feng Shui, but I was never a believer. I thought it is superstitious until someone with a kind heart gifted me a Feng Shui book by Cathleen McCandless, one of the top experts, authors, and teachers on the subject of Feng Shui. It was quite an eye-opener. Contrary to what I have been hearing, Feng Shui is neither a belief, religion, system, superstition, nor magic, and that you don’t need to believe in it in order for it to work. Being in the business of managing and renting out luxury properties and having stayed at many, I could tell in an instant if I feel good or not about the place. After all, this is what I’m selling to our clients – a luxury vacation home rental where our guests would feel good, relax, feel the positive vibe, and have fun. So what are some …