2 February 2017
(CNN) For many, the beginning of the year means bitterly cold days, long, dark nights and wondering whether winter will ever end. But it doesn’t need to mean spending days on end hunkered down with the heating on. These luxury villas offer a therapeutic blast of winter sun and a much-needed vitamin D fix.
Samujama is an award winning villa resort and widely regarded as one of the most prestigious estates on Koh Samui. Located on the north east coast, it overlooks a beautiful coral bay and boasts stunning, architect designed villas dripping with luxury features, uninterrupted sea views and an all but private beach.
If you are looking for a supreme, extremely dreamy and exotic honeymoon retreat, Samujana is the place where you will be able to enjoy the perfect escape you have dreamed of while planning your previous wedding day event.
Thailand's Koh Samui has long evolved from its hippy roots to become a smart, chic destination for luxury travellers. Head for the Samujana villa estate in the hills near Chaweng and Choengmon, where contemporary architecture, stunning views and a blissful escape await…
Koh Samui is today a renowned international holiday destination, with visitors and investors from all over the world. The number of visitors from Asian countries is increasing due to improved air links, with direct flights from Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
If pure family-friendly luxury is what you're after, Koh Samui's Samujana takes you there and then some! A short and sweet direct flight from major cities in Asia (including Hong Kong + Singapore) and a ten minute VIP car transfer will have you and your clan soaking up the panoramic views from your expansive infiinity pool.
Samujana in Koh Samui Thailand, has created a resort that is a piece of paradise where escapism is the ambition for you both. Comprised of a series of serviced villas that have their own pool and private beach access to give you unadulterated views.
Samujana sits high on a hill overlooking a coral cove and private beach on the island's northeast coast. The 25 villas arguably have the best views in Koh Samui, a small island in the Chumphon Archipelago in the Gulf of Thailand.
1 September 2015
While each of the 33 luxurious villas making up the Samujana estate in Koh Samui is unique, there is something that links them together. Infinity-edge pools? Awe-inspiring ocean vistas? Also, but not just that. We talk to Gary Fell, the architect behind Samujana project, to better understand its distinct character.
1 June 2015
Muay Thai has been part of Thai culture for hundreds of years but only recently has the rest of the world caught on to its many fitness benefits. Lots of gyms around the city offer variations of Muay Thai and kickboxing classes, but if you want to experience the real deal, the only place to go is Thailand.
24 May 2015
If your weekdays are beginning to feel too long and your weekends, incredibly fleeting, you might be overdue for some time-out. We have some great off-the-beaten-track recommendations right here in Asia, for your next trip out of town.
26 February 2015
I left Phuket with a heavy heart – it was so hard to say goodbye to the girls! But I was on my way to new adventures: meeting the husband in Koh Samui for a few (more!) days of vacation before our big retreat.
1 January 2015
The stunning villas at Samujana in Koh Samui, Thailand, are crafted by Gary Fell of Gfab Architects - spacious contemporary in design, sensitively constructed in harmony with the natural rock outcrops in indigenous vegetation.
1 December 2014
Ocean front bliss and sun drenched cliffs set the mise-en-scène for embracing the beauty of Villa 1 in Samujana. The artistic design team have already scooped many prestigious awards, including Best Villa Development in Thailand, for their lavish seafront properties that bring five star living to the glitz and glamour of Koh Samui.
2 November 2014
Years ago, a man ventured to the exotic and colourful lands of Morocco. During his travels he experienced breathtaking sights, unfamiliar sounds and interesting flavours. At the time of his travels, he was having a new home built on the Thai island of Koh Samui. And just as coral, or jana grows, his current project grew into the inspired Samujana development.
1 October 2014
Samujana's stunning villas and residences, located in Choeng Mon on the north-eastern tip of Koh Samui, have garnered themselves a reputation for quality and it' is easy to see why.
2 July 2014
Try to do something new, do what you love, do it all, or do nothing at all, at Samujana Villas. Samujana is an exceptional place to escape from the mundane complexities of life and dare to become a part of all that is in the present and everything that you knew and dreamt you would be.
2 June 2014
1 June 2014
He's the General Manager of the incomparable Samujana (now on sale), but he's also a pretty cool guy to hang out with. The Luxe Nomad team has a chat with Kurt Berman on his influences, the hotel industry and why being a chef has its perks.
Expat Living Magazine – Koh Samui: Ultimate girls’ holiday, from villa luxury to detox heaven at Samujana and Kamalaya
2 May 2014
When Rachael Wheeler's best pals from university announced they were heading to Singapore for a reunion, she knew she'd have to pull something pretty special out of the bag. The result? Let's just say, if Carlsberg did girls' holidays...
2 March 2014
1 March 2014
With his love of hospitality and passion for creating memorable experiences, South African Kurt Berman is a perfect fit as general manager of Samujana luxury villas and residences.
3 December 2013
After a successful couple of years establishing themselves as one of Koh Samui's most sought-after residences, earlier this year Samujana embarked on a massive overhaul of its brand identity.
2 December 2013
Samujana is perhaps the only development in Thailand where every house is an entirely unique design. Integration with the landscape is more distinct, and huge rocks form walls in some of the homes. The architecture is deliberately conceived as a counterpoint to such natural features...
1 December 2013
1 September 2013
With Southeast Asia's urban property markets hot to the point where governments have to impose restrictive measures to cool down frenzied investment; resort properties have become a popular alternative for buyers looking to maximise capital.
1 April 2013
Samujana's stunning sea view residences are located in Choeng Mon on the north-eastern tip of Koh Samui. Samujana have garnered a reputation for quality, and it is easy to understand why.
1 February 2013
GFAB architects was started in 1999 by Gary fell and from its base in Bali has since designed projects throughout Asia. property report recently caught up with its founder to discuss the latest addition to the portfolio, Celadon, as well as projects in the pipeline and his longstanding fascination with the region.