Villa Orca has an enviable location. It is set on a quiet and tranquil hillside but within easy reach of many of the islands most popular beaches, cultural and tourist destinations, shops, restaurants, bars and beach clubs. You are spoilt for choice, with plenty of time to relax and enjoy.
Located just seven minutes from the airport, two-minutes from the wide golden sands of the family-friendly Choeng Mon Beach and three-minutes to the famous Big Buddha Temple. One minute further west brings you to Bangrak, with a ferry service to the neighbouring islands, an array of bars, beachside or roadside eateries and resorts with great restaurants such as Secret Garden and Dragonfly, plus a handful of fashionable beach clubs – Chi, Tembo Beach Club and The Prestige.
The 4km stretch of sandy Bangrak beach is always peacefully quiet, with just a few fishermen, people walking their dogs, jogging or enjoying a romantic stroll as the sun sets on the horizon and the sky turns golden. Travel another 5-minutes west to the ever-charming Fisherman’s Village, the historical heart of Bophut. Here, traditional rustic-style buildings now house fashionable stores, trendy restaurants, stylish beach bars, coffee shops, art galleries, dive shops and a small selection of boutique hotels.
Every Friday, the village becomes a Walking Street market, attracting large numbers of shoppers from across the island for an amazing variety of local wares, food and a lively atmosphere. Here you will find the infamous Coco Tams Beach Bar and Lounge, with its easy vibes and nightly fire shows on the beach. At the western end of the village is the ultra-popular high-end Hansar Beach Resort and a short stroll further along the pristine beach brings you to other equally prestigious resorts and beach clubs such as Anantara, Peace Resort, Eden Beach, Karma, Celes and Zazen. Or from the central calmness of your villa, you can take a 5-minute southerly drive into Chaweng, with its Central Shopping Mall, historically lively entertainment area and 6km long gorgeous sandy beach and clear water.