Villa Ananda - The villa
Villa Ananda - Sun loungers

About Villa Ananda

Villa Ananda is one of four luxury private villas in the exclusive Jivana Beach Villas estate on Natai Beach, located just 25 minutes north of Phuket International Airport. Set against a lush tropical backdrop, the villa extends languidly over palm-strewn lawns to meet Natai’s pristine white sands, boasting 80 metres of absolute beachfront. Arriving at Villa Ananda gives one a remarkable sense of peace and tranquillity. The slow pace of life in this remote coastal region conjures up dreamy days spent relaxing under the sun, paired with romantic evenings bathed in moonbeams. Nestled within groves of tall coconut palms swaying to the sound of the waves, Villa Ananda is a lavish luxury retreat worlds away from its bustling southerly neighbour, Phuket.

Arranged over four elegant contemporary Thai-style pavilions, Villa Ananda’s indoor living spaces are opulently designed with rich teakwood floors and ceilings, fresh white linens and fabrics, and soothing lighting that reflects against whitewashed walls adorned with tasteful art. Each space can be opened with sliding glass doors to allow in fresh sea breezes, or enclosed and air-conditioned. A children’s bedroom with two sets of bunk beds and nanny’s quarters makes Villa Ananda especially suitable for families.

A professionally trained resident chef prepares a delicious range of Thai (and some western) dishes from the villa’s selection menu, allowing guests to savour the enticing flavours of Thai cuisine without having to leave the luxury of their private villa. Fresh, locally caught seafood is a specialty of the region and features in an array of mouth-watering Thai dishes and barbecue feasts.

Warm Thai hospitality makes a stay at Villa Ananda all the more memorable and relaxing. The knowledgeable on-site villa manager ensures guests’ needs are met and all runs smoothly at the villa, while the discreet attendants take care of housekeeping duties and provide service at mealtimes. 

Villa Layout

The double entrance doors of Villa Ananda open up onto a courtyard with granite water feature and soothing pond. Views from here are of the impressive, centrally located ‘Great Room’ and the sea beyond. To the left of the courtyard is the family room and TV lounge; to the right the kitchen and children’s quarters. Either side of the ‘Great Room’ are the two bedroom pavilions. Spread luxuriously across the front of the villa is a 25-metre pool and expansive lawn with relaxation and dining salas.

Villa Ananda - Living and dining area

Living Areas

Indoor living

Villa Ananda’s elegant indoor living areas are perfectly designed for peaceful relaxation and dining. Commanding most of the attention is the centrally located ‘Great Room’ with comfortable sofas and ottomans providing plenty of lounging space. Adjacent is a long dining table that can seat up to fourteen guests. To the left of the ‘Great Room’ is a fully equipped kitchen. On the opposite side is a cosy family room with built-in cabinets housing an extensive library of books. The room is equipped with a 40-inch flat-screen satellite TV and sound system, and comes complete with lounge seating, a games table and small office space for those with business to attend to. Next to the family room is a guest bathroom.

Outdoor living

To the front of Villa Ananda is a stylish 25-metre infinity pool with shallow section for children, and an immense lawn that stretches to the sea. This beautiful beachfront garden is shaded by tall coconut trees and offers the perfect setting for outdoor games. Six poolside sun loungers line the pool deck, with a convenient guest changing room and shower nearby. Within the garden is a sunken dining sala with seats for eight and a beachside relaxation sala –  the ideal spot for in-house spa treatments. 

The breezy veranda in front of the ‘Great Room’ is furnished with cushioned rattan seating, and offers ample space for alfresco dining.

Villa Ananda - Bedroom design

Bedrooms

All of Villa Jia’s elegant ensuite bedrooms are comfortably furnished with plush mattresses dressed in crisp white lines. Rich teakwood floors and ceilings contrast with whitewashed walls to create a relaxing ambiance. The rooms offer either garden or sea views and can be opened up with sliding glass doors to allow in the fresh sea air, or enclosed and air-conditioned. Each room is furnished with a teakwood writing desk and large wardrobe partitioning the sleeping area from the bathroom.

Master suite

The lavish sea view master suite is the perfect retreat for couples. It is furnished with a queen-size bed and equipped with a 32-inch flat-screen television with satellite channels, and DVD player. The marble and terrazzo ensuite comes with a deep built-in soaking tub and an enclosed garden set behind a glass wall.

Master suite

The lavish sea view master suite is the perfect retreat for couples. It is furnished with a queen-size bed and equipped with a 32-inch flat-screen television with satellite channels, and DVD player. The marble and terrazzo ensuite comes with a deep built-in soaking tub and an enclosed garden set behind a glass wall.

Twin suite

Opposite, in a mirror-image pavilion is a second master suite with identical features to the first, but furnished with twin beds that can be converted to a king bed.

Guest bedroom 2 & 3

Guest bedrooms two and three share the same view as their neighbouring suites, yet are slightly smaller in size. They are furnished with plush queen-size beds and equipped with 23-inch flat-screen televisions with satellite channels and DVD players. Their ensuite bathrooms are also similar to those of the suites, but have the extra luxury of large granite tubs set in private gardens.

Guest bedroom 4 & 5

Guest bedrooms four and five are set to the rear of the bedroom pavilions overlooking private courtyards through sliding glass doors. One of the rooms is furnished with a comfortable queen-size bed and equipped with a 23-inch flat-screen television with satellite channels and a DVD player. The other offers twin beds that can be connected to form a super king bed. The ensuites are identical to those of the suites - including those deep built-in soaking tubs.

Quick Facts

Location

Jivana Villas, Natai Beach, Phang Nga, Phuket, Thailand.

Capacity

16 people (12 adults and 4 kids) in 7 ensuite bedrooms: 4 with king beds; 2 with twin beds (convertible to king-size beds) and two sets of bunk beds for kids below 12 years old.

Living areas

Great Room’ living and dining pavilion with dining for 14; family room with TV; furnished veranda; dining sala with seats for 8; beachfront relaxation sala.

Pool

25 x 5 x 1.4 metres, with shallow section for children.

Staff

Villa manager; private chef; villa attendants; security; groundskeeper. Additional staff (babysitters, masseuses) available on request (extra charges apply).

Dining

Complimentary daily breakfast. The villa chef is skilled in Thai cuisine. Western, vegetarian and children’s dishes are also accommodated (including special diets). Grocery cost is charged 20% handling fee which is subject to tax at the prevailing rate.

Communication

Complimentary WiFi internet; landline for local calls.

Entertainment

Satellite TV; book, music and film libraries; board games.

For families

Villa Ananda is exceptionally well-equipped for families. As well as a children’s bunk/play room and attached nanny’s room, facilities include a baby cot, high chair, board games and toys (including pool toys).

Spa

In villa treatments selected from a comprehensive spa menu can be carried out by professional therapists (extra cost applies).

Transport

Airport transfers, car hire and taxi pick-ups can easily be arranged with your villa manager at small cost.

Additional facilities

Barbecue; backup generator; safety deposit box; 2 kayaks; 2 bicycles.

Property area

9,500 sqm (land); 658 sqm (villa).

Managed & marketed by The Elite Havens Group.
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