When one thinks of pristine beaches, the tropical island of Phuket always comes to mind. This quaint island is considered one of the world’s best travel destinations because of its captivating beaches with clear blue waters, scenic surroundings, and amazing sunset views.

One of the best ways to enjoy everything the island has to offer is to stay in one of the well-appointed villas located right along the beach. Beachfront villas offer direct access to the beach – perfect for families or large groups with kids and the elderly who love to swim or roam by the shoreline. These villas are also perfect for those who love water activities as they are conveniently located near water sports facilities.

Check out this list for the best luxury beachfront villa rentals that you can stay in the next time you are in Phuket:

 

Hidden Beaches in the Kamala Area

The public beach of Kamala on the west coast of Phuket is known for its serene atmosphere and has been a favorite among families, retirees, and long-term visitors. Tucked away a few minutes south are hidden coves occupied by some of the most luxurious villas in Phuket. These hidden beaches can only be accessed from the villa grounds exclusively, making them some of the most private beaches in Phuket.

Villa Purissara

A top-down view of Villa Purissara and its private beach
Living area of Villa Purissara overlooking the pool and the beach beyond

Villa Purissara is a 5-bedroom beachfront villa located along Phuket’s exclusive Millionaire Mile. The lavish property sits on a 3,200 square meter lot within the upscale Laemson Estate. Its design boasts of modern and elegant finishes paired with classic and timeless Asian elements. A short walk from the property leads guests to its very own private white sand beach, great for swimming and as a launchpad to explore the nearby waters on kayaks available at the villa.

 

Villa Analaya

The pool area of Villa Analaya
Soaring trees separate Villa Analaya from the beach in front of it

Meanwhile, Villa Analaya features a calm and homey vibe with the combination of wood finishes, colorful accents, and refreshing white interiors. This 6-bedroom villa is also located on a beachfront property within the Laemson Estate.

Villa Purissara and Villa Analaya are two of the few villas in the Kamala area that feature direct access to an exclusive and private beachfront.

 

A luxurious getaway at Cape Yamu estate

On the other side of Phuket lies Cape Yamu Estate, which is home to some of Thailand’s most exclusive villas. It is a private peninsula off the east coast that features dazzling sunrise views of the picturesque Phang Nga Bay.

Villa Alchemy

The view from Villa Alchemy’s upper pool showcases the main pool below and the beach nearby
Villa Alchemy’s entertainment area

Villa Alchemy provides opulence, entertainment, and relaxation in one. This grandiose villa, which sits on a 7,555 square meter property, features 10 bedrooms across four floors, offering the perfect getaway for big groups and families. You won’t run out of things to do in this expansive property as it comes with various amenities that the whole family can enjoy.

 

Villa Verai

An expansive front lawn sits in between Villa Verai and the sandy shoreline
Villa Verai features a spacious and airy game room

If modern and minimalist are more your thing, then Villa Verai is your perfect choice. This 6-bedroom property has a chic and clean vibe characterized by its glistening white interiors and neutral accents, complemented by the vast green and blue scenery of the outdoors. Its selection of amenities and spacious facilities also make it one of Phuket’s best villas for corporate retreats.

 

Villa Vikasa

Elegant living and dining area of Villa Vikasa.
A long stretch of beach just outside the villa grounds

Villa Vikasa, on the other hand, is a 5-bedroom holiday home with interiors that flawlessly combine with the scenic outdoor. It takes inspiration from the sea itself with hues of blue set against the refreshing white walls, and subtle and elegant wooden lines. Calming blue and green hues will then greet you as you step out of the floor-to-ceiling glass doors that seamlessly combine the charming elements of the villa from the inside out.

 

Villa Amarapura

The quiet beach awaits guests of the villa
Villa Amarapura’s pool area

Another remarkable beachfront abode located in the Cape Yamu Estate is Villa Amarapura. This eye-catching 7-bedroom property lets you live out the vacation of your dreams with its relaxing interiors and state-of-the-art facilities such as a 25-meter infinity pool, two Jacuzzis, a poolside barbeque pavilion, a games room, a fully-equipped fitness room, a mini-golf course, and a basketball/badminton court.

 

Villa Sawarin

A path from the villa leads to a separate beach house with a terrace by the beach
Villa Sawarin’s grand living area

Last but not least is Villa Sawarin, an impressive 9-bedroom property that is considered to be one of the best that the Cape Yamu Estate has to offer. Its cathedral-like entrance welcomes you to a blissful getaway complete with all the luxuries you could hope for, including not one but three master bedrooms, a 23-meter pool complete with a poolside barbecue pavilion, sunrise, and sunset decks, as well as water sports equipment such as kayaks and a paddleboard.

 

The unspoiled beauty of Natai Beach

This 10-kilometer strip which boasts of fine sand and clear waters lies north of Phuket, on the west coast of the Phang Nga Province. Natai Beach is nestled in a pristine location that is ideal for an idyllic and relaxing getaway. With its surroundings that are practically untapped, Natai Beach is a popular location for high-end and private villas – perfect for those looking for some uninterrupted and uncompromised time away from the bustling urban setting. A good selection of child-friendly villas is also located here making it ideal for families traveling with little ones.

Villa Shanti

Villa Shanti’s Thai-style pavilions as seen from the pool sala
Beyond the villa’s front lawn is the pristine Natai Beach

Villa Shanti is a 6-bedroom oasis with interiors that impeccably combine timeless furnishes with modern, state-of-the-art facilities. This sprawling property features a unique collection of bungalows spread across a vast 6,400 square meter land.

Villa Essenza

Uninterrupted views of the pool area and the beach can be seen from Villa Essenza’s living area
Floor-to-ceiling glass panes allow guests to appreciate the outdoor landscape

Sleek and modern details take the center stage in Villa Essenza. This magnificent 6-bedroom home is perfect for families and groups looking to get a taste of modern and contemporary features set against the peaceful and spectacular beach backdrop.

Villa Nandana

Natai Beach is a mere stone’s throw away from the villa grounds
A beach-view bedroom in Villa Nandana.

If a warm, comforting vibe is what you’re after then look no further than Villa Nandana. With its hut-inspired design accentuated with wooden finishes and warm lighting, this 4-bedroom villa will definitely feel like home to you.

Villa Tievoli

Villa Tievoli in located right along Natai Beach
An open-plan living area seamlessly blends the indoors to the outdoors

Lastly, Villa Tievoli is a 7-bedroom villa that features a modern design that’s paired with fun aesthetics and elements. The villa’s interiors and exteriors are equally impressive. On the inside, it features a spacious living area, a fully-equipped Western kitchen, and an in-house spa with a sauna, steam room, massage table, and salon. Outside the villa, you will be greeted by a perfectly manicured lawn, a 25-meter infinity pool, and private access leading to Natai Beach.