Welcome to the LVH Blog

Welcome to the LVH Blog

Welcome to the Luxury Villas and Homes blog. As resident villa expert and your personal destination guide, I am charged with informing and enlightening our online community on everything from travel and lifestyle tips to in-depth descriptions of the facilities and services on offer to guests in our extensive collection of private holiday villas. With hundreds of top class properties now available …

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Must Watch Christmas Movies

December 05, 2016 - 11:13 am | 511 views

If you’re celebrating the festive period at a private rental villa  in Thailand, let our selection of Christmas films inspire family movie nights in your home away from  home. After an inspiring day of tropical sightseeing around Phuket or Koh Samui, there’s nothing quite like putting your feet up, kicking back with some snacks and settling in to watch a movie with the family. Many of Thailand’s top private villas come with their own large screen TVs and some even boast  mini movi …
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Five New Game Releases for the Holidays

November 29, 2016 - 11:15 am | 485 views

Whether you need to entertain yourself on a long-haul flight or enjoy some light distraction by the pool of your private villa, it’s always handy to have a good selection of games at your fingertips. If you’re used to a hectic day-to-day schedule, then a relaxing holiday is the perfect time to catch up on some much-needed game time on your phone or tablet. For some people, mobile games offer a chance to immerse themselves in another world and disconnect from the stresses daily life: af …
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Thailand’s Ocean Scene

November 14, 2016 - 11:22 am | 523 views

With is countless miles of stunning palm and sand-fringed coastline, Thailand’s island destinations provide the perfect base from which to explore the beauty of the ocean – above and below the shimmering surface of the water. Thailand’s sparkling, turquoise oceans definitely rate high among its natural assets and the welcoming waters keep international visitors coming back to the Kingdom year after year. Whether you fancy trying an exhilarating sport such as jet skiing or something a …
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Thai Retail Extravaganza

November 07, 2016 - 11:12 am | 512 views

Thailand is widely-renowned as a top-notch shopper’s paradise and the diverse retail experiences are not limited to Bangkok. The capital is undoubtedly the top spot to shop, but the retail options on the islands are also impressive and appealing. Thailand enjoys a global reputation for its diverse shopping options thanks to the plethora of floating markets, boutique outlets and gleaming shopping malls, which together attract thousands of visitors each year. Whether you’re on the lookou …
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Tropical Island Brunch Spots

October 31, 2016 - 11:26 am | 545 views

Koh Samui and Phuket are home to an array of fine beach clubs, restaurants and cafes where visitors can indulge in an exquisite brunch – particularly popular on Sundays despite the lack of weekday distinctions on these laid back tropical islands. Whether you’re savouring the sights of Koh Samui or exploring the wondrous attractions of Phuket – the Pearl of the Andaman – there’s always going to be some mornings when you just want to chill out and eat your fill. On these lazy days, …
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Exclusive Family Movie Night

October 25, 2016 - 11:27 am | 514 views

Get the popcorn ready and enjoy a family movie night or two while you are staying at a private rental villa in Thailand. The options for cinematic fun go well beyond streaming cartoons on your laptop. After a long day of beach games or sightseeing with the family, sometimes the only thing you want to do is sit back, relax and settle in for a good movie night with your loved ones. Many of Thailand’s private villas come with their own dedicated mini movie theatres, which provide the perfec …
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Automated Private Villas

October 17, 2016 - 11:48 am | 514 views

Many of the top holiday rental properties on Phuket and Koh Samui come with an array of technological enhancements to make your vacation as easy and relaxing as possible. Push-button home entertainment and climate controls ensure you enjoy the ultimate personalized holiday environment. Most people that head to Thailand on holiday do so in order to kick back and relax and there are few accommodation choices that suit this desire more than private rental villas on islands lie Phuket and Koh Sam …
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War on Plastic in Koh Samui

October 11, 2016 - 11:30 am | 617 views

Several of Koh Samui’s private  holiday villas are going plastic-free in a bid to be more eco-friendly. This is not only great news for the island, but also for guests that want to make holiday choices with a low impact on Thailand’s beautiful natural environment. Koh Samui’s private holiday villas are well known for their luxury facilities and fine design, but now some owners are  making a commitment to boost their eco-friendly credentials too by cutting out the use of single-use pla …
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Succulent Thai Meat Dishes

October 03, 2016 - 11:14 am | 516 views

Whether it’s chicken, pork, beef or duck, Thailand’s rich culinary repertoire boasts plenty of meat dishes to tickle the taste buds of hungry visitors. As well as its dreamy beaches and stunning scenery, Thailand’s exquisite cuisine is something that brings visitors back to the Kingdom time and time again. Whether you’re dining at a Michelin-starred Bangkok restaurant or enjoying local specialties at a road-side street food stall, there’s always a fabulous new dish to try – and …
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Delve Deeper into Thailand

September 26, 2016 - 11:06 am | 575 views

Whether you fancy visiting one of Phuket’s bustling markets or eating at a beachside seafood shack in Koh Samui, Thailand’s islands offer plenty of ways to sample a taste of local life. While many travellers make their way to Thai islands like Phuket and Koh Samui in search of shimmering white sand beaches and swaying palm trees, they are always delighted to find that these island hotspots still retain an authentic sense of Thai character. Although tourism is extremely important for th …
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