Hosting a family event can be both very exciting and challenging. It is exciting because it is an opportunity to gather everyone in one place and impress them with your savvy hosting skills. It is challenging because you don’t do this everyday and it takes careful planning to execute everything flawlessly. A successful family gathering in Koh Samui is something that everyone will talk about for years so there’s pressure there. If you are looking for possible venues and you prefer something private—a place that is exclusive to you and your group for the time being, here are some suggestions.

Villa Spice

Highly recommended if you are set to impress, Villa Spice will sweep every family member off his feet. If Grandma and Grandpa have lavish tastes or say an aunt who is picky is coming over, this is the ideal venue that will leave them in awe. It has drop dead stunning views and is specifically meant to accommodate 10 people. With 5 perfectly furnished bedrooms and 6 modern baths, this could be the best setting for a memorable celebration with your closest relatives. Set in Laem Yai, it is a modern villa that beautifully highlights nature and the elements. Known as one of the largest Koh Samui family villas, here you can have maximum privacy and lots of luxurious living spaces.

The incomparable panoramic views are its strongest points. Perched on top of a hill the villa provides a stunning vantage point for the island’s amazing water views, thick greenery, and phenomenal sunset. Villa Spice is done in light neutral colors with plenty of blue accents, giving it a Mediterranean feel. Huge lounge areas,spacious baths and bedrooms will ensure that everyone is happy and comfortable. With a place like this, you need not worry about working for days to make it look presentable. It is party ready, spruced, furnished, and prettified to meet your expectations.

The simplicity of its design and use of colors that are easy on the eyes guarantee that nothing competes with the beauty of the scenery. The swimming pool overlooks at a blissful sky and water views and these can also be seen from the main living area and actually most parts of the property.

Here the entire family can gather at the deck and pool or you can choose the living area as the focal point of your event. There is no wrong way to do it. If there are kids in the group, don’t worry. Villa Spice is one of Koh Samui’s kid-friendly holiday homes. There are baby cots and a high chair on site in case they are needed. You can also avail of the services of a babysitter should you want some help looking for your little ones as you host your party.

Villa Splash

Another good contender for a family event is Villa Splash. This shares similarities with Villa Spice in terms of layout but while Villa Spice is known for its distinct muted colors, Villa Splash incorporates a punch of lively hues here and there, creating interesting contrasts and adding a bit of color to make the living spaces look more joyful and homey. Situated in the west coast of Koh Samui, this residence has easy access to a  lot of local attractions such as beach clubs, shops, and watersports. Nikki Beach, which is one of the island’s party hubs is only 15 minutes away. The airport is also just less than half an hour away so it is pretty accessible. With 5 bedrooms, the villa is perfect for 10 guests. Extra beds if needed can be provided upon request.

Everything you could possibly need for your celebration is here. There is a spacious kitchen where you can cook your meals and cabinets that you can fill with your necessities. Because there is plenty of space and a huge fridge, food preparations are hassle free. You can have a family meal at the main dining room or have a casual get together where people find their own special spot and flock among their age group. You can even set the food outside and dine al fresco for a more casual and laid-back approach.

Villa Splash was designed for maximum comfort. There are multiple lounge areas as well as a cinema room and game room. Both kids and adults will have an amazing time here. The tropical ambience will turn on their relax mode as soon as they arrive. Like most luxury accommodations on the island, this has its own private pool with a built in speaker and color changing lights to make your evenings feel more festive. The views of The Gulf of Thailand would be your backdrop as you swim. When it is time to sleep, you and your guests can relax in comfortable beds and a peaceful sleeping environment.

Villa Mika

A nice family villa in Bophut where you can take your loved ones to is Villa Mika. This is meant for 13 people and has 6 bedrooms and 6 baths. If a beachfront venue is what you prefer, this is a good option. It is very homey—like a huge and luxurious tropical sanctuary with the beach just literally steps away. There is a relaxing vibe about this getaway home because of the use of traditional themed decor and lots of wood for the interiors. The property has a private driveway and a parking space. It also has a swimming pool that can be accessed easily from all parts of the villa. The open layout design, the nearness of the beach, and the comfortable living amenities makes Villa Mika a good option for large groups or family. Its design actually makes it perfect for a party—be it casual or formal. There is an internet connection on site, an outdoor grill, and plenty of sunbeds where you and your family can sunbathe or bond together in a luxurious environment. Villa Mika also has a lavish dining room, a charming main lounge, and entertainment facilities. For what it is, it actually is reasonably priced and amazingly comfortable.