Naam Sawan is part of the Cape Yamu estate, an exclusive enclave developed by world-renowned architectural design team, Philippe Starck and Jean-Michel Gathy. It rests in the north-east corner of Phuket in a naturally preserved region marked by rolling hills, tall coconut groves and lush tropical surrounds. With three marinas and two piers nearby, it enjoys easy access to the spectacular islands of Phang Nga Bay, including Koh Naka Yai and Rang Rai, both with pristine white sand beaches. For nature lovers, the Khao Phra Thaeo National Park with Gibbon Rehabilitation Centre and eye-catching Bang Pae waterfall are within close reach, while the bustling streets of Phuket Town are a mere 30 minute drive away.
Naam Sawan’s manager and concierge team will have a wealth of information about nearby places of interest and will help arrange transport and make any bookings required. Do also ask the staff about the local area. Many of them live nearby and will be able to give an interesting insight into some of the fascinating aspects of the region.
In the meantime, here is a taste of the many and varied activities on offer within reach of the villa.
Charter a yacht or speedboat and discover the iconic sights of Phang Nga Bay. Sail around the bay’s towering limestone islands or paddle through the karst caves on a sea kayaking trip.
Found within the Khao Phra Thaeo national park, Bang Pae Waterfall is an oasis in Phuket’s interior with a walking trail and cool stream winding through the jungle. Stop in at the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project to see some of the resilient primates that have been rescued from animal traffickers, and learn about the charity’s efforts to release them back into the wild.
Naka Yai is a picture-perfect island just a short boat ride away from Phuket’s east coast, and home to COMO Beach Club where guests of Naam Sawan enjoy access to its beach and facilities including kayaks, kids’ club, spa, swimming pool and restaurant at a nominal fee.
Phuket is a fantastic water sports centre with surfing lessons and board rental available at most of its west-coast beaches including Bang Tao and Kamala. For some aquatic adventures inland, visit Anthem Wake Park for a cable wakeboard session, where first-timers and pros alike are warmly welcomed.
Join a heritage walking tour of Old Phuket Town and learn about the rich history behind its colourful Sino-Portuguese shophouses and delicious regional cuisine. Or explore at your own pace at the Lard Yai Sunday street market where local artists, craftsmen and food vendors display their wares.
We’re going to reveal a local secret here: Phuket’s east coast is a dream for dining, with one of the island’s top rated restaurants – Breeze – found within the estate. Breeze is the place to go for a long, lazy Sunday brunch or sunset sundowners, while the nearby Nahmyaa Thai restaurant at Point Yamu resort boasts healthy food with local tastes. Outside the estate, try Laem Hin Seafood for flavourful fresh Thai seafood and views across the bay to Coconut Island, or hop aboard a long-tail boat to dine at one of the floating restaurants just offshore.
Indulge in some retail therapy at a Phuket’s shopping centre including Central Festival or Premium Outlet along the bypass road near Phuket Town or Jungceylon mall in Patong Beach.
Perfect your swing in the tropics at one of Phuket’s scenic golf courses. The fabulous Mission Hills Golf Club is only a 20-minute drive from the villa.
Inject some wellness into your holiday with a spa session at the COMO Shambhala Retreat at Point Yamu resort.
Enjoy a family-friendly evening out at Siam Niramit, a Thai dancing and cultural show known for its elaborate traditional performances and sparkling costumes.
June 29th, 2018 - July 2nd, 2018
A breath taking villa, beautiful and exceptional Staff. An unforgettable holiday with great friends. Photos do not do this place justice. We are traveling from Singapore, Ireland, Scotland, England and France.
Graham S, United States
June 25th, 2018 - June 29th, 2018
Thank you for the most wonderful time. Beautiful villa, amazing pool, gorgeous view and exceptional food. We will most certainly be back and I am sure many of our friends will come too after all the photos we have sent.
Christina C, Singapore
June 5th, 2018 - June 15th, 2018
My husband, daughter, niece, nephew and I were guest at your home for 10 days. We were here visiting my brother and his family to celebrate our birthdays in June 2018. This was probably the nicest place with the most attentive, professional and friendly staff that we have ever stayed. Just topnotch! Thank you all for making this trip super spectacular.
Wendy and Dale, Thailand
May 28th, 2018 - June 4th, 2018
Thank you so much for making this trip so smooth. My friends and I felt so at home, thanks to you. This was such an amazing trip as we celebrated our high school graduation much love and my best wishes to everyone who dedicated their time to helping us.
Mercedes H, Hong Kong
May 17th, 2018 - May 28th, 2018
All the way from the US for our honey moon and we have chosen to stay at Villa Naam Sawan because it was on our wish list! The villa with its amazing, friendly and helpful staff exceeded all of our expectations and did not disappoint one bit. Thank you so much for opening your doors to us, we are forever grateful. We leave our first visit to Thailand with big smiles and memories to last a life time.
Jay M, United States
February 28th, 2018 - March 4th, 2018
Very nice villa with good maintenance. We spent wonderful 5 days here. We will recommend this villa to our friends and we may come back again.
He Y, China
February 9th, 2018 - February 14th, 2018
We had a wonderful holiday here. Enjoyed not only your professional service but also your friendship. Your smiles, Yamu's sunrise and delicious foods etc. Will be the comfortable memory for us. Thanks a lot.
Xiaoling Y, China
January 14th, 2018 - January 21st, 2018
We have had an excellent "time out " holiday at your beautiful Villa. Your villa is very fantastic and the food and staff were awesome. We wanted and pack them in our bags and take them home. Sad to be leaving.
Myra M, United Kingdom
December 29th, 2017 - January 13th, 2018
We have had a very special time at Villa Naam Sawan. The villa team Wa, Jazz and Dum have given us exemplary attention throughout our stay, we are very grateful for that. The villa is the perfect getaway from frantic city life, a tranquil ideal. We wish you all good health and happiness here is Cape Yamu.
Allan & Charles, United Kingdom
December 18th, 2017 - December 26th, 2017
We had a lovely Christmas vacation with our extended family. It was our baby's first Christmas holiday and grandma and auntie came along too. Everyone was pampered and very well take care of by super Wawa and great team of Jazz, Nui and Dam. The house is lovely, and we made good use of the pool. One highlight of this trip - delicious food. We had a wonderful time at Naam Sawan.
Julie Ching Yee Lim, Hong Kong
October 13th, 2017 - October 18th, 2017
Wawa was great - the chefs' food was mind blowing. We never had one meal outside the villa and the rest of the staff were so kindhearted and wonderful. Can't thank you enough. We have enjoyed our stay in this slice of paradise. What a wonderful home - beautifully decorated with a true balance of great tastes.
Alia G, China
Tastefully balancing contemporary design with modern Thai architecture, Naam Sawan in the exclusive Cape Yamu Estate, is a luxurious seaside haven suitable for families and friends on holiday. Located on what is considered one of Phuket’s most unspoilt peninsulas, it offers stunning panoramic views of Phang Nga Bay in the Andaman Sea, and is surrounded by rolling emerald hills blanketed by lush tropical landscape.
A product of world-renowned architectural design team, Philippe Starck and Jean-Michel Gathy, Naam Sawan seamlessly blends indoor and outdoor living spaces to create a refreshing ambiance that is light and exalting. It boasts an expansive living and dining room with a high vaulted ceiling, four lavishly furnished ensuite bedrooms dressed in designer chic décor, and an outdoor pool area that is brimming with luxury. The villa is brought to life each day with spectacular sunrises over the jagged, majestic cliffs in Phang Nga Bay.
Included are an impressive array of facilities to make one’s stay pleasant and relaxing. Indoor entertainment is provided by a home cinema with 65-inch flat-screen TV, blackout curtains and SONOS integrated sound system, while table tennis, the blissful 30-metre pool and lush gardens add to outdoor delights. Beyond the villa, guests can enjoy strolls along the quiet beach; and for a nominal fee, access to exclusive five-star sport, wellness and dining facilities at the nearby COMO Point Yamu resort, or visit the neighbouring islands of Phang Nga Bay with their dramatic limestone cliffs and pristine white sand beaches. Shoppers and gourmets, will find the boutiques, cafés and restaurants of Phuket town just half an hour’s drive south.
Naam Sawan’s welcoming team of staff epitomises warm Thai hospitality. Included are the villa manager, villa attendants and estate security staff, as well as private full-time chef who prepares a range of mouth watering Western and Thai dishes from the villa’s extensive suggestion menu.