Enjoy delicious Thai cuisine prepared by your very own chef at Villa Chan Paa. The villa offers a suggestion menu and the chef is happy to recommend and adapt dishes for special dietary requirements and preferences. Children’s meals can also be catered for, just talk to the Villa Manager or chef about what your tots like to eat.
Although the chef can prepare tasty international dishes, don’t miss out on the unique flavours of Thai food. As chef to prepare Goong Sarong, a traditional Phuket dish featuring deep fried prawns wrapped in vermicelli noodles, or share a whole fish with the family, pan fried and served with chilli sauce. The tropical climate makes for perfect barbecue weather so why not indulge in a poolside barbecue with a selection of flame-grilled seafood or juicy succulent meats?
Breakfast is included in the villa rate. If you wish to have lunch or dinner in the villa too, just inform the Villa Manager and they’ll make appropriate arrangements. Plan meals at least a day in advance so that there is time to shop and prep. All provisions are charged at cost plus a 20% handling fee and a government tax. It is also requested that the chef be given a ‘float’ to cover the grocery shopping.
If you would like to cook for yourself, though with an in-villa chef there really is no need to, there is a fully-fitted modern kitchen available for your use. Just give the Villa Manager a list of the ingredients that you require and they will be procured for you (charged at cost plus a modest fee to cover petrol costs).
Families will adore Villa Chan Paa for its large open spaces and friendly team of staff. The open-plan living area, large cosy sofas, and shaded sala provide plenty of safe spaces to play, while the shallow plunge pool offers hours of water fun.
The family room has an 86-inch TV, toys, and plenty of space, while a selection of games will keep the youngsters entertained when the sun gets too hot. An elevator between the two main floors is convenient, making it easy for the elderly and parents with babies to move around the house. All the guest bedrooms have ensuites and are equipped with TVs.
You are welcome to use the kitchen, although with a skilled chef at your disposal, you may not feel the need to. Breakfast is included and children are sure to love the Thai dishes like satay chicken skewers and noodles.
Don’t worry about bringing heavy kids’ equipment with you. A baby cot and high chair can be provided on request, and other necessary items may be hired from reputable local agencies for a small charge. The team welcomes children, nothing is too much trouble and their aim is that everyone has a great time. Babysitters, both full or part-time, can be arranged on request (with advance notice and at an extra cost).
Those looking for some island adventures beyond the villa will find plenty of family-friendly ideas on our Things to Do page, and the Elite Concierge is always happy to help by arranging tours, transport and activities around Phuket.
Families with babies and toddlers should exercise caution around the pool as there are no safety fences around the infinity pool or the plunge pool.
Villa Chan Paa has a separate fitness room for you to keep in shape while on holiday. Regardless of whether you are here for a weekend break or a month-long stay, having your own personal gym is a luxury that you will appreciate.
The fitness room features the latest gym equipment, including hand weights, a treadmill, exercise bike and weight machine. There is a large TV in the room to play peppy music while you work out. Yoga mats are available for your use, with plenty of space to practice your asanas, though you could always take a mat to your own private balcony and admire the blissful views while stretching out. The Villa Manager can organise a personal trainer or yoga instructor to come to the villa if required.
The room also has a massage bed where you could get a relaxing massage after your workout. The Villa Manager can arrange for local wellness specialists to come to the villa and attend to your group. A variety of wellness and beauty treatments are offered (extra charge). Here’s a sample of what’s on the menu:
Thailand is the land of massages and a traditional Thai massage is something every visitor should experience. There are a multitude of benefits, particularly after a long flight. Thai massage stimulates blood flow, increases energy levels, releases tension, and improves circulation. Through a set of rhythmic compressions and gentle stretches, you achieve an incredible feeling of total relaxation.
A foot massage, otherwise known as reflexology, is both relaxing and rejuvenating, particularly after a long day of sightseeing, and offers numerous benefits to detoxify and purify your body while activating healing. Therapists massage and apply pressure to specific points on the soles of your feet that link to different parts of the body.
Skin smoothing scrubs using ingredients such as coffee, essential oils and rich butters can help you get a gorgeous glow and keep your skin looking hydrated and youthful. A body scrub followed by a relaxing massage is a magical experience.
When you’re on holiday, it’s a good time to Indulge yourself with a manicure and pedicure. Besides the benefits of looking neat, it also helps keep your nails strong and healthy. There are some excellent nail technicians in Phuket who specialise in unique and stylish designs.