Elite Havens has extended its Asian market-leading luxury vacation villa collection with the acquisition of SILK’s 12 exceptional properties on the Thai island of Koh Samui.
The incorporation of SILK’s management and marketing portfolio creates an unrivalled selection of 18 high-end holiday villas on the island, including ‘Panacea Retreat‘ – the ‘jewel in the crown’ of Samui’s private luxury retreats.
“We are delighted to add SILK’s outstanding luxury portfolio to our collection, accomplishing a long-held ambition to become the market leader for exceptional private villa experiences in Thailand,” said Elite Havens CEO Jon Stonham.
“The acquisition complements our 42 properties on Phuket as Elite Havens continues expandingacross Asia, with spectacular growth this year also including Niseko Boutiques in Japan’s most famous ski resort and VillaNaBali’s luxury villa retreats in Bali.
“Elite Havens proudly now offers greater diversity of choice than ever to our 70,000 guests each year at more than 200 of the region’s finest private luxury villas from Phuket and Koh Samui to Bali, Lombok, Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Japan.”
In the new Koh Samui portfolio acquired from SILK, the extravagant ‘Praana Residence’ at ‘Panacea Retreat‘ is unquestionably the island’s finest private luxury retreat. More like a private hotel, the extravagant 6-bedroom hilltop residence is a pleasure dome of delights and surprises complete with its own restaurant, casino, 10-seater private cinema, billiards room and karaoke night club – with outstanding sports and wellbeing amenities including a floodlit tennis court, fully-equipped gym, massage and sauna rooms, two infinity pools and an open-air Muay Thai boxing ring.
The bespoke collection (samuiluxurycollection.com) also includes stunning havens from designer-styled ‘Villa Suralai’ and beachfront retreats ‘Baan Dalah’ and ‘Villa Nueng’ to trendsetters‘Villa Spice and ‘Villa Zest’ at Lime Samui, and elegant and sophisticated ‘Kalya Residence’ at Panacea Retreat.
Blending unsurpassed tropical beauty with world-class cuisine, luxury spas, a vibrant party scene and five-star hospitality, Koh Samui is a perfect match for the Elite Havens signature style of luxury. Getting there is easy, with direct daily flights from Bangkok, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Phuket, Chongqing, Guangzhou and Xi’an.
About Elite Havens
Elite Havens Luxury Villa Rentals is Asia’s market leader in high-end holiday villa vacations welcoming over 70,000 guests a year. Established in 1998 the company has curated a spectacular portfolio of more than 200 private luxury villas in Bali, Lombok, Phuket, Koh Samui, Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Japan. Offering a diverse range of inspired island accommodations – from absolute beachfront to rural escapes, traditional to designer chic, honeymoon hideaways to sprawling wedding venues – Elite Havens properties are staffed to the highest-level including villa managers, gourmet chefs and personal butlers to ensure a totally unique experience.
Established in 2016 by founder Milos Kosanovic, SILK offers clients Bespoke Management and Marketing Programs with personalised attention that is unrivalled in the Koh Samui luxury market, blending expertise in marketing, hospitality and property management. Only exceptional properties have been chosen to be part of SILK’s portfolio, each with a unique offering for its guests. Keeping the portfolio limited in size allows SILK a high degree of focus.