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Villa of the month: Villa Chan Grajang

VILLA OF THE MONTH   |     22 Jun 2018   |   0  |  
Situated on Phuket’s sublime sunset coast, Chan Grajang is a tropical haven that boasts contemporary Thai flair and stunning ocean views

Chan Grajang benefits from an exclusive west coast location

Stunning interiors, beautifully landscaped outdoor spaces and ocean vistas to die for all work hand in hand to make Villa Chan Grajang one of Phuket’s most sought-after holiday properties. Standing high above a spectacular bay on the west coast of the island, this contemporary dwelling was designed with luxury in mind and is set within more than an acre of private tropical hillside land, creating a lavish, exclusive getaway.

Unbeatable location

Chan Grajang enjoys a lofty vantage  atop Phuket’s Surin Hill

Situated on Surin Hill, a swift three-minute drive from Phuket’s stunning Surin Beach, Chan Grajang is ideally positioned for guests that want to make the most of the exclusive location yet without being too far from the best of the island’s amenities. Thanks to Surin Beach’s stunning west coast location, guests staying at Chan Grajang can look forward to otherworldly views of sunset over the Indian Ocean. Numerous renowned restaurants are within a five to ten-minute drive from the property, ideal for guests who want to eat out as well as enjoy food prepared by the villa’s live-in Thai chef. A selection of local shops are also within five minutes’ drive of the property, so it’s quick and easy to pop out and pick up supplies whenever you need to. Phuket International Airport is 30 minutes away.

Enviable amenities

The stunning bedrooms at Chan Grajang come with magnificent sea views

Home to six charming double bedroom suites, Villa Chan Grajang is the ideal accommodation choice for families, couples and corporate retreats. The rooms are spread across two separate buildings, each of which boasts its own swimming pool and external space measuring half an acre. Each of the bedrooms can sleep two guests and comes with its own generously proportioned ensuite bathroom. As if that wasn’t enough, all the bedrooms at Chan Grajang feature ocean views, too, and four come with their own private decked area. In addition to the stunning areas for private relaxation, there’s a selection of spacious communal areas. The balcony is one of the top places to relax, either beneath the warm rays of the Thai sun or one of the awnings. Featuring four bedrooms, the main villa is home to an impressive upstairs sitting room overlooking the ocean. There’s also a well-stocked games room with a 3/4 size snooker table, darts board, bar area and board games. As if that wasn’t enough, there’s also a dedicated entertainment suite with a 50-inch plasma screen television. Other communal facilities in the main villa include the a gym, plus an outdoor sala that serves as the perfect place for a massage. Each of the buildings also comes with its own modern kitchen facilities. Uutside, the 22x5m infinity pool attached to the main villa is one of Chan Grajang’s main attractions. There’s also a 30 metre all-weather chipping and putting area on the lower lawn, offering hours of entertainment for kids.

Signature service

Guests enjoy a delicious evening meal prepared by the villa’s onsite Thai chef

Villa Chan Grajang’s team of dedicated staff is led by the villa manager and comprises four members. The manage speaks excellent English having looked after international visitors for over 15 years. You can guarantee that the villa will remain spic and span throughout your stay, thanks to the hard work and dedication of the resident staff, who are on hand at all times yet still maintain a low profile. The team also includes a professional on-site chef who is able to whip up a tasty array of Thai and Western delicacies. Guests can also make use of the property’s concierge service to help them arrange tours and activities in the local area. They will also be able to arrange in-villa massages, either to take place in the villa’s outdoor sala or in one of the spacious bedroom suites. If you’re travelling with children, babysitting services can be arranged upon request. Beach and pool toys are also available.

Stylish design

The stunning interiors at Chan Grajang were designed by Angela Hall

Oozing contemporary appeal, it’s easy to see that Phuket’s Villa Chan Grajang has been designed with luxury in mind. The striking décor scheme was developed by design expert Angela Hall. The interiors are modern in style, with clean lines and streamlined edges characterising the space. The property has been designed to make the most of the ocean views at all times, so guests can look forward to the eye-searingly blue Indian Ocean vistas forming the backdrop to their stay.

An eclectic mix of furniture has been chosen for the property, including unique pieces from Bali, China, the US and Thailand. Luxurious teak floors and lofty vaulted ceilings establish a sense of spaciousness, while enhancing the unmistakeably Thai feel at the same time. The Balinese outdoor wooden table, which seats 12, is one of the most impressive pieces of furniture in the whole property. The indoor dining room also features its own solid teak table, which enjoys view out over Surin Beach.

Exploring the area

Thanks to its close proximity to the ocean, Chan Grajang is a superb retreat for guests keen to enjoy a beachy getaway

Visitors in search of an unspoilt, high-end destination will not be disappointed with Surin Beach – Chan Grajang’s closest stretch of sandy coastline. While the beach is popular with visitors, it retains an authentic coastal village charm than many of Phuket’s more developed beaches. Calm waters and talcum powder soft sand make this beach the ideal coastal destination for both families and couples in search of a relaxing atmosphere. Home to a selection of upscale restaurants, boutiques and accommodation choices, Surin Beach has earnt itself the moniker, “Millionaire’s Row”.


Daily rates to rent out a stunning villa, like Chan Grajang, depend largely on the time of year you’re visiting Thailand. During busier seasons you’re likely to pay the full rate. However, during the green season you might be able to make the most of a reduced cost promotion, as fewer holidaymakers are travelling at this time. The daily rate for Chan Grajang includes the services of full-time live-in staff, plus the Thai chef. Rates are for a maximum of 12 guests. A baby cot can be provided free of charge.