Embrace tropical island life in impeccable style at Malaiwana, an exclusive collection of hillside villas and residences overlooking pristine Naithon Beach on Phuket’s northwest coast. Modern, bright and designed to inspire, each villa and residence offers superb sea and sunset views, a private swimming pool and an expansive blend of luxurious indoor and outdoor living spaces. The villas are nestled high in the hills on the south side of the estate, with four or five bedrooms and extravagant design touches that reflect their owners’ unique personal style and visions. Above the estate’s northern entrance are the residences – a selection of penthouse and duplex holiday apartments, each with four bedrooms. Malaiwana’s award-winning modern aesthetics exude splendour and comfort inside and out, and are sure to appeal to families and groups seeking a holiday escape with a difference.Discover Phuket’s peaceful and refined side at Malaiwana. Just metres away is Naithon Beach, a stunning one-kilometre stretch of powdery sand that’s among the quietest beaches on the island. The area around the estate has a sleepy village atmosphere and is bordered by lush national parkland, while a short drive along the coast leads to gorgeous hidden beaches, rich snorkelling sites, and an intriguing mix of local Thai restaurants and fine dining at five-star resorts. And getting to Malaiwana couldn’t be easier, with the airport just a 20-minute drive away.Immersing guests gently into the Malaiwana experience is a full-time staff offering warm hospitality and professional but personally tailored service. The team includes an English-speaking manager to assist with all holiday requirements – both within Malaiwana and beyond – and a Thai chef who will delight guests daily with delicious meals served fresh from the kitchen.
Villa Haleana is arranged over two storeys in a pair of pavilions positioned for prime sea and sunset views. Enter the villa on the upper floor, via a lovely landscaped garden. An open-plan living and dining area plus the guests’ and chef’s kitchens are housed in the larger pavilion. In the smaller pavilion, a media room leads to the first master suite. Extending across the front of the villa is the 18-metre pool and surrounding deck with awe-inspiring views. Take the lift or stairs down to the second master suite, four guest bedrooms and gym – all with sea-view balconies. The spa room is set to the rear of this floor, along with a second media room.
Unwind or entertain with flair in Villa Haleana’s elegant open-plan living and dining area, set under a dramatically peaked timber roof and with sliding glass doors opening to the pool terrace. The bright guest kitchen and breakfast bar is a good spot to enjoy some snacks and refreshments, while the chef’s kitchen, where your gourmet meals are prepared, is hidden away to the side.
Media rooms equipped with TVs and DVD players are situated on both floors of the villa. Escape to Villa Haleana’s lower floor for a restorative workout in the gym or a relaxing massage treatment in the spa room.
With its 18-metre marble pool and beautiful views across Naithon Beach and the Andaman Sea, Villa Haleana’s sun terrace is an Instagram-ready spot. A dining sala for eight lies to one end of the pool while stylish black sun loungers are arranged at the opposite end. A table for four is set in front of a Zen garden area between the two pavilions.
A walled tropical garden offers a shady place to relax or play, while next to the villa is a cliff-top space perfect for a wedding ceremony or outdoor reception with an ocean view.
Master suite 1
With its lavish ensuite bathroom and superb seascapes, this bedroom is a romantic haven for couples. Relax and take in the views or watch TV from the king-sized bed and comfy loveseat, or indulge in a secluded soak in the freeform tub. Sliding glass doors open to the pool terrace and a dressing room fit for royalty enhances the suite’s ample comforts.
Master suite 2
More romance and extravagance await in the second master suite, reached through a grand marble entrance hall complete with a chandelier and exquisite art pieces. This king-bedded suite has a private balcony with wide sea views, a TV and an ensuite bathroom that’s a haven of cool marble luxury, with a glittering chandelier dangling above the freeform bathtub and a swish rain shower for two.
Although these bedrooms are smaller than the master suites, three of the bedrooms offer a marble ensuite bathroom and a balcony with majestic sea views that will appeal to guests of all ages. All three bedrooms feature mirrored wardrobes, TVs and are furnished with a king-size bed. Best enjoyed by children, the fourth bedroom has the same breathtaking views and is appointed with twin beds that can be converted to a double bed. It is connected to the master suite by a door and can enjoy the master's bathroom amenities.