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18 Cheap Family Villas in Koh Samui with a Private Pool

The resort island of Koh Samui is all about the beach life! With its white sandy beaches and palm trees swaying by the clear sea shores, it’s the perfect spot for your next beach holiday. Dotted with luxury hotels and resorts, Koh Samui is a hotspot for an indulgent care-free family holiday.

There’s an incredible amount for you and your kids to do at Koh Samui. Brave the twisting slides at the High Park Koh Samui, explore diverse marine life at the Ang Thong Marine National Park or swing from tree to tree at Skyhawk Adventure Zipline Koh Samui.

What better way to indulge in utter holiday relaxation than with a private pool during your stay at Koh Samui. One might think such accommodations have a hefty price tag, but you’ll be surprised at these 18 villas perfect for the whole family and all extremely affordable.

Family Villas in Koh Samui with Private Pool

Baan Talay Pool Villa

Baan Talay Pool Villa, hotel in Koh Samui
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The concrete hut-looking exterior of the villas at Baan Talay Pool Villa contrasts uniquely with the contemporary interiors, complete with a living room and dining area. The spacious villa is perfect for intimate family time, while the two-bedroom pool villa offers a separate room for the kids and a private pool.

A hidden enclave amidst the foliage, Chaweng Noi Beach is a 10-minute stroll away, but is also accessible via the hotel’s free shuttle bus. Thanks to the hotel’s location near the centre of Chaweng, you can even head to Chaweng Walking Street to purchase trinkets, handmade goods and local food. The resort even provides bicycle rental if you’d prefer to explore the area on two wheels.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 75 – USD 175
Guest Rating: 8.2
Address: 6/8 Moo 3, Bophut, Chaweng, Thailand

Chaweng Noi Pool Villa

Chaweng Noi Pool Villa, Family hotel in Koh Samui
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Close to one of Koh Samui’s top beachfronts, Chaweng Noi Pool Villa is one of the best family villa deals in the area. It’s near one of Koh Samui’s hidden gems, Chaweng Noi Beach, one of the most beautiful beachfronts on the island.

Choose from a Deluxe Villa, which is perfect for small families with younger kids, or get a bigger two-bedroom villa for more space. The hotel also has an airport shuttle for guests.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 19 – USD 218
Guest Rating: 8
Address: 4/20 Moo 3 Chaweng Noi Main Road, Bophut, Chaweng, Thailand

Kirikayan Luxury Pool Villas & Spa

Kirikayan Luxury Pool Villas & Spa
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The numerous villa options at Kirikayan Luxury Pool Villas & Spa let you pick the perfect abode for your family holiday. There are even three-bedroom villas with private pools that cater to large families or multiple families staying together.

A short walk from Mae Nam Beach, this 5-star resort is an extravagant getaway that offers incredible value for money. Along with the private pools, the villas feature indoor Jacuzzis, comfortable beds and modern in-room entertainment.

Want to explore a different side of Koh Samui? Book a day of family fun at Skyhawk Adventure, which features 21 zip-lines through towering trees and various platforms and sky bridges with countryside views. It’s 30 minutes from Kirikayan Luxury Pool Villas & Spa and provides pick-up and drop-off services.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 69 – USD 242
Guest Rating: 8.3
Address: Maenam Beach, Mae Nam, Thailand

Replay Residence and Pool Villa

Located within the Bo Phut region, Replay Pool Residences and Pool Villa is perfect for the whole family, thanks to its private beach and panoramic views of the Gulf of Thailand. You can even head to Chaweng Beach on a free scheduled shuttle provided by the resort.

Gaze out at the sea while the kids splash around in the pool or spend a relaxing afternoon in the Jacuzzi at your private pool. You can also take a trip to the Fisherman’s Village Samui, one of Koh Samui’s oldest towns home to many eateries serving fresh seafood.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 63 – USD 181
Guest Rating: No Rating
Address: 199 Moo 1 Bo Phut, Bo Phut, Thailand

Pao Jin Poon Villas

Pao Jin Poon Villas is located along the coastline of Lamai Beach. The large, private villas provide ample space for families, along with outdoor dining terraces overlooking the swimming pool. Right outside the bedroom is a cosy sunbed area ideal for lazy days or family board games.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 100 – USD 328
Guest Rating: 8.1
Address: 146/29-31 Moo 3, T.Maret, Lamai Beach, Maret, Thailand

Chaweng Resort

Chaweng Resort
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The rustic Thai-style accommodation at Chaweng Resort is a great option for families looking to enjoy the sandy shores and explore the Koh Samui region, with the resort within easy walking distance from central Chaweng. Why not treat the family to a Thai cooking class experience just behind the resort? The SITCA Thai Cooking Class is a two-minute walk away and is perfect for learning to cook Thai favourites, such as Pad Thai and green curry.

With a big villa to accommodate the whole family, it’s a perfect getaway from the usual hustle and bustle. Disconnect with technology and take this chance to reconnect with Mother Nature at the lush green gardens in the resort’s premises or in the backyard of your villa.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 39 – USD 83
Guest Rating: 7
Address: 18/1 Moo 3, Chaweng, Thailand

Boutique Pool Villa

Located in the north of Koh Samui, Boutique Pool Villa provides a comfortable stay at an incredibly affordable price. The one-bedroom pool villas are perfect for small families, while the two-bedroom villa with private pool offers more space at a slightly extra cost.

Spend a few relaxing nights away from the stress of life at this idyllic family retreat, which is within easy walking distance from various eateries. Indulge in your favourite Thai dishes or visit the nearby florist, KP Orchids Koh Samui, to purchase some vibrant native flowers.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 65 – USD 89
Guest Rating: 7.6
Address: 61/8 Village No.5, Thawiratphakdi Road, Mae Nam, Thailand

Hacienda Beach Resort

Perfect for a family of four, the villa at Hacienda Beach Resort features a huge private pool. Right at the front of the resort lies Mae Nam Beach, where a row of beach chairs create the perfect setting for afternoon naps or family hangouts by the water. The beach is also easily accessible from the private outdoor terrace of your opulent villa.

Star Rating: 2*
Price: USD 50 – USD 54
Guest Rating: 8.7
Address: 82/2 Moo 1 Baan Maenam, Mae Nam, Thailand

Sasitara Residence

Sasitara Residence, hotel in Koh samui
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Located five minutes from the beach, Sasitara Residence provides the perfect setting for a fun family holiday with its ocean-facing pool. If you want something a little more private, you can book a villa with its own pool. The two-bedroom suite provides ample space for the whole family, along with a private terrace, sumptuous breakfast and sunset vistas through the large windows.

Star Rating: 2*
Price: USD 27 – USD 50
Guest Rating: 6
Address: 147/49-50 M.5 Chaweng Beach, Bo Phut, Thailand

Samui Boat Lagoon Villas

Samui Boat Lagoon Villas is home to inviting villas with private pools and sprawling outdoor terraces. The spacious holiday abodes offers plenty of space for the kids to run around and you can even chill out by the pool and stargaze after sunset.

The resort offers complimentary shuttle services to nearby Choeng Mon Beach, one of the best swimming beaches on the island, where you can swim in the calm waters of the Gulf of Thailand or sunbathe on the soft sand. You can also easily access the revered Wat Phra Yai, just five minutes’ drive away.

If you’re looking to unwind, book yourself a Cave Rai Ra Spa in Royal Muang Samui Villas, only 10 minutes from Samui Boat Lagoon Villas. Housed in a cave, the spa rejuvenates your mind and body with vitamin-boosting flower and plant baths while the kids are left under the care of professional babysitters at the resort.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 80 – USD 209
Guest Rating: 8.9
Address: 78/36 Moo 5, Bophut, Bo Phut, Thailand

Idyllic Samui Resort

Idyllic Samui Resort
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Tucked away from the busy city-like areas of Koh Samui, Idyllic Samui Resort offers spacious villas with private pools and fully-equipped kitchens. They’re about 50 metres away from Samrong Bay, a quiet shorefront overlooking the Gulf of Thailand. You can even opt to cycle around the area, thanks to the bike rental services provided by the resort.

Relax on your villa’s sheltered outdoor terrace or let the kids play in the small garden outside. The various villa designs and floor layouts offer a range of options for large families and groups of families travelling together.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 75 – USD 90
Guest Rating: 9.8
Address: 6/16 Moo 5, Ban Plai Laem, T. Bophut, Bo Phut, Thailand

Sea Dance Resort

Sea Dance Resort
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Relax at Sea Dance Resort, another hidden gem boasting affordable villas with private pools perfect for family escapes. The resort even provides complimentary kayaks and stand-up paddleboards for use on the Gulf of Thailand, while the swing by the shore offers a great family photo opportunity.

Complete your Koh Samui holiday with a unique stand-up paddleboard experience. You can book a Sunrise & Sunset Stand Up Paddleboarding in Koh Samui excursion to learn the basics of paddleboarding from a qualified SUP instructor and venture out once you’re ready.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 106 – USD 221
Guest Rating: 9.7
Address: 63/253 Moo 5, Bo Phut, Surat Thani, Bo Phut, Thailand

Chuan Chom Villas

The contemporary villas at Chuan Chom Villas are a range of two-storey holiday abodes that the whole family will love, thanks to the rooftop terraces and separate dining areas and bedrooms.

Each villa also offers a grill that’s great for a stay-in barbecue dinner. Feel like cooling off? Simply drive about 10 minutes to Lamai Beach for calm waters.

Star Rating: No Rating
Price: USD 125 – USD 133
Guest Rating: No Rating
Address: 79/26 Moo 6 Tambon Maret, Maret, Thailand

SAWAN Residence Pool Villas

SAWAN Residence Pool Villas, family hotels in Koh Samui
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Make your holiday in Koh Samui one to remember by staying at SAWAN Residence Pool Villas. You can stay in an entire bungalow for an amazingly low price, which features a large backyard, heavenly bedding and, of course, a private pool. Whether you’re running around the backyard with the kids, swimming in the pool or hanging out in the finely decorated living room, there’s ample space for family hangouts.

Star Rating: No Rating
Price: USD 90 – USD 195
Guest Rating: No Rating
Address: 142/123 Moo 4 T Maret, Maret, Thailand

Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort

Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort
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The rustic-style Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort offers extravagant villas with private pools and Jacuzzis. The 5-star resort also has its own private beach that’s safe for the whole family.

Along with the on-site day spa and wellness centre, Navasana Spa, this resort has an enticing restaurant called Edgewater that combines international cuisine with views of Hanuman Bay. You can also witness the traditional art of leather carving or take a beach yoga class during the week.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 149 – USD 530
Guest Rating: 8.9
Address: 63 182 Moo 5, Bo Phut, Thailand

The Sea Koh Samui Boutique Resort & Residences

The Sea Koh Samui Boutique Resort & Residences, hotel in Koh Samui
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At The Sea Koh Samui Boutique Resort & Residences you can hop into your villas private pool from your bedroom window. Expect a tranquil resort getaway along Bangpore Beach with unique on-site experiences, including basic Thai language classes. Make yourself comfortable in one of the spacious villas with mini bars, spa baths and kitchenettes. You can even wake up to a breakfast feast on the beach.

The Sea Koh Samui Boutique Resort & Residences is 45 minutes from Mu Koh Angthong National Marine Park, so why not book an Angthong Marine Park Cruise? Enjoy cool breezes on the largest iconic Thai Junk boat in the region as you sail across the sea. Choose to snorkel, fish or simply sunbathe on the deck while enjoying the buffet options on board. The tour also picks you up and drops you off at the resort.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 72 – USD 126
Guest Rating: 7.8
Address: 7/64 Moo 5, Mae Nam, Thailand

Villa Sabaai – Sea View Chaweng Noi

Villa Sabaai – Sea View Chaweng Noi offers a memorable Koh Samui holiday experience with its quiet village setting, serene hilltop villas and surrounding countryside. You can book a modern multi-storey villa with its own infinity-edge pool, multiple balconies and cosy, traditional-style bedrooms with walls of glass.

Star Rating: No Rating
Price: USD 121 – USD 211
Guest Rating: No Rating
Address: 104-32 Moo 3, Chaweng, Thailand

Amera Villas

Amera Villas, family Villas in Koh Samui
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Prefer to stay somewhere other than the beach? Stay at Amera Villas, where the accommodations sit on a verdant mountainside and soak up panoramic vistas of Koh Samui from their windows.

Able to accommodate up to eight people, the three-bedroom villa is perfect for an extended family retreat in the hills. It faces tropical jungles, so you can wake up to the sounds of birds before dipping into your private pool or relaxing in the lounge room.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 165 – USD 198
Guest Rating: No Rating
Address: 142/52 Moo4 Maret, Koh Samui, Suratthani, Ang Thong, Southern Thailand, Thailand

Hotel Location

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Koh Samui is a Haven for Families

Koh Samui offers numerous family-friendly water sports, beach days, cultural attractions and dining options. If you’re looking for luxury, you’ll easily find it at a reduced cost at these affordable family villas with private pools. The most popular options are typically close to Koh Samui’s idyllic beaches and offer additional extras, such as on-site dining, large private terraces and a communal pool.

Where will you spend your family holiday in Koh Samui? Let us know in the comments below.

Author: Charity De Souza

Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I have been travelling with my battered backpack full-time for over a decade. My favourite travel memories include skydiving in Switzerland, wine tasting in Portugal, road tripping through Iceland, snorkelling in Indonesia and watching a sunset in the Sahara Desert.

Charity De Souza
Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I have been travelling with my battered backpack full-time for over a decade. My favourite travel memories include skydiving in Switzerland, wine tasting in Portugal, road tripping through Iceland, snorkelling in Indonesia and watching a sunset in the Sahara Desert.
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  1. A small island off the coast of Thailand, Koh Samui is a family-friendly destination dotted with turquoise and golden beaches, lush jungle interiors and attractions ranging from glittering temples to thrilling water parks.

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