Thai island holidaying, yes, please! With kids in tow, villas are the way to go! Little Steps has you sorted with the must-book options for top family friendly villas in Phuket and Koh Samui. Traveling with your clan, or with a few families in tow, there’s plenty to choose from. Onward… Thailand awaits!
On the untouched southern coast of Koh Samui, Ban Sairee is a slice of paradise made especially to fulfill the wanderlust dreams of every child. The spacious traditional Thai-styled villa boasts a “kid’s wing” converted from a 180-year-old rice barn to house 6 bunk beds and everything from a music and games area to a wii station. For those not yet ready for sleep-outs, the master bedrooms have adjoining single bedrooms to ensure that the little ones stay close by.
The Rooms: Ban Sairee can be rented out in part for smaller families totaling 3 bedrooms with the additional bunk beds (sleeping 6) in the rice barn.
Additional Perks: The safe and ceaseless fun extends to the outdoors as you’ll find everything from private tennis courts, to a fully enclosed trampoline as well as nifty child-safety features like child-sized life jackets for kayaking and alarm-activated turtle safety wristbands that will alert the staff should anyone fall into the pool. We especially love the mermaid and pirate costumes available so that the whole family can truly feel like they’re on a big island adventure. Dress up the night, anyone?
Baan Samlarn and Baan Taolay are identical villas adjacent to each other on Koh Samui’s idyllic western coast. The villa’s attentive staff makes sure that your every need is catered to while you kick back in your outdoor Jacuzzi or enjoy a local massage and manicure service. The kiddos will love running wild on the beautifully manicured lawns that stretch across the property.
Additional Perks: One of the villa’s best features is its prominent beachfront position that looks out to the aquamarine waters of the Andaman. Its secluded and gated beach is free of rocks and coral, making it the perfect playground for your tiny tots.