YL Residence No 17
“YL Residence is hidden away in Koh Samui’s most charming and tranquil corner bordered by soft white sands and the gentle turquoise waters of the Gulf of Siam.”
10 Bedrooms
12 Bathrooms


Set on 12.5 acres of frangipani landscaped gardens with a 450-meter beachfront and situated at Natien beach on the Southern coast of Koh Samui with a virtually private beach. This extraordinary property is able to accommodate parties of up to 20 guests.

Villa Name: YL Residence No 17

Designed by esteemed architect Martin Palleros and described by Elle Décor magazine as " A place to truly experience a piece of heaven”.  The aesthetic is clean, minimalist with a nod to Southern Thai design. The furnishings have all been specially created by Antonio “Budji” Layug, which are both elegant and emphasise the use of sustainable, renewable resources that has made “Budji” a pioneer in eco furniture and design.

The result is a harmonious balance between ethnic grace, cosmopolitan elegance and simplicity.
Spacious elegant communal areas compliment the ten individual dwellings with a 22 meter inky black pool on the beachfront. The pool house, club house, games room, main house, restaurant and cocktail bar all provide the perfect environment in which to relax or indeed party.

With a full time staff of 25, YL Residence's team include villa hosts, European chef, two Thai chefs, bartender, 24 hour concierge, butlers, masseuses, housekeepers, chauffeurs and 24 hour security guards all resplendent in uniforms designed by Richard James of Savile Row. As only one group can stay at YL Residence at any time, the focus is on that group with everything tailor made around their desires and requests.

There will never be a case of being disturbed by other guests, their children, piped music that irks, menus that donʼt appeal or pool side battles for sun chairs as the only other guests will be friends or family. This attention to detail combined with the exclusivity and service has already made YL Residence a favorite with celebrities, jet setters and captains of industry as it offers a real escape from the outside world, with a level of privacy that no hotel can match.

YL Residence is the perfect location for larger events and has become a preferred destination for launches, weddings, corporate events and parties of all descriptions.
At YL one can really can indulge in life's pleasures with complete discretion, freedom and five star service.


The YL Suite is the grandest of all the rooms and has a separate living room connected by
corridor. The bedroom area is 75 M² and has a gigantic four-poster frame bed. The bathroom has a round jacuzzi and sliding doors constructed from weathered reclaimed wood from a old Thai ocean liner, indoor power shower and outdoor rain shower with toiletries courtesy
of Erb of Thailand. There is a Bose stereo system, flat screen television with satellite, DVD player, digital safe, bedside consul that controls a/c, lighting, sun blind's.   The connecting living room area has a private dining area for 8 person and is 75 M² with a complete Smeg kitchen, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, temperature controlled wine cabinet. A separate bathroom, sofaʼs, chaise lounge, Linn Classic stereo, flat screened television with satellite and DVD player. Wi-Fi is available throughout and is a mere 15 meters from the beachfront.

Deluxe Studio
The YL Deluxe Studioʼs are 70 M² and each have double beds and elegant furniture created by
Antonio “Budji” Layug. The bathrooms have a round bathtub, indoor power shower and outdoor rain shower with a frangipani tree growing from the outdoor shower area and toiletries courtesy of Erb.
Facilities include satellite flat screen television, Bose stereo and DVD player, mini safe, fully
stocked mini bar, bedside consul to controls a/c, lighting, sun blinds and alarm clock. The Deluxe
Studioʼs also have a wet bar with fully stocked minibar. All of the Deluxe Studios have the same basic layout but the furniture has been specially
commissioned to give each room a slightly different style and feeling. The Deluxe Studios are a mere 15 meters from the beach and meals can be taken al fresco on the terrace if desired.

YL Studio
The YL Studioʼs are 55 M² and have Thai style twin beds and furniture created by a studio in
Chang Mai. All 6 YL Studioʼs have an ocean view and are between 10 and 50 meters from the beach.
The facilities include flat screened television with satellite, stereo with DVD player, digital mini safe,
fully stocked mini bar and bedside consul to control a/c, lighting, sun-blinds, alarm clock. The furniture in all of the YL Studios is unique although the layout is the same giving each room a
distinctive style. The bathroom has indoor power shower and outdoor rain shower on a teak terrace with toiletries supplied by Erb of Thailand.


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Private Pool Swimming Pool
Chemical free pool
Sea Kayaks
Daily maid
In villa treatment Spa/Massage
ADSL Satellite / WIFI ADSL
Thai chef Chef
Private Parking Parking

  • Private 22 m inky black infinity swimming pool on the beach
  • Garden, with poolside sun beds and honeymoon
  • Running track
  • Large living room/home theatre
  • Games room with pool, table tennis, Nintendo Wii and board games Sound system and iPod dock with outdoor speakers throughout the Main House, Pool House and Club House
  • WIFI throughout the residence
  • Fully furnished by Antonio “Budji” Layug
  • Fully equipped kitchen in Clubhouse and also kitchens in the main house and pool house all complete with temperature controlled wine cabinets.
  • Sala for outdoor dining with gas BBQ and fridge freezer
  • All bedrooms are en-suite with power showers, rain showers, and are air conditioned with flat screened television and satellite tv
  • All bedrooms are fitted with mini bar and safe
  • Gated property with 24 hour on site security


  • 2 Resident Hosts and 24 hour concierge available at all times
  • Baby cots and baby chairs provided free of charge
  • Baby Sitting service available
  • For weddings and private parties, surcharges may be applicable depending on number of guests
  • In residence wine selection
  • Selection of in room Spa treatments
  • Car rental, with or without driver
  • Yoga and pilate instructors available on request.
  • Daily turndown service treat and tropical fruit plate and fresh flowers
  • Room service
  • Seadoo 4 seater speed boat, Seadoo Jetski and 5 ATV quad bikes for hire
  • Close protection security on upon request
  • Private jet charter upon request
  • Kite boarding tuition available

Villa Rates

*Notice, until you have a confirmed IPSL reservation by email from, then rates and information may differ from those listed on our websites and are subject to change without prior notice.

  • Daily rates from US$ 4,000 to US$ 6,000 for the entire property which covers 13 acres with a 450 meter virtually private beachfront.
  • Daily rates include a full time staff of 25 including 3 chefs- Executive chef from UK and 2 Thai Chefs, bartender, 24 hour concierge, butlers, masseuses, housekeepers, 2 24 hour security guards, chaffeur.
  • All day menus and drinks lists in place.
  • Minimum stay of 2 nights (10 nights over Christmas or New Year, 5 nights for
    Chinese New Year, Easter and Songkran)
  • Rates shown are for a maximum of 20 guests -2 (two) Guests per room
    (including children).
  • Daily Rates and all other services are subject to 10% service charge and 7% tax
  • Baby cot provided free of charge
  • Daily a la carte breakfast
  • Table tennis, volley ball, pool, badminton, takaw and kayaks free of charge
  • Extra beds are available at 100$ and available only in the 3 Deluxe studios and the YL Suite
  • For weddings and private parties, a surcharge may be applicable depending on number of guest. Also the villa booking conditions may change such as the required minimum nights stay. Separate Terms and Conditions may apply for any wedding or private parties held in a villa and will be confirmed at the time of your booking.



  • Located at Laem Set beach, 40 minutes form the airport and 40 minutes from Chaweng
  • In the Summer low tide season when the reef may dry for up to 100m, this opens the beach and reef up to all sorts of other

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