Family vacations are valuable memories that certainly everyone has an unforgettable story to share. However, planning one is often tedious as you have to consider the comfort of each of your family members. The elderly, especially, have particular needs to be addressed to ensure their safety, welfare and enjoyment while on holiday. Thoughtful features such as elevators for convenient movement between floors, wheelchair ramps and wide corridors for mobility, and common areas on one floor for easier access must be taken into consideration. These features, nevertheless, make villas the ideal venue for family trips with elderly members. Here is a list of senior-friendly villas in some of Southeast Asia’s top destinations for your next family holiday.
Villa Yang Som
Villa Yang Som is nestled amidst a lush hilltop on the west coast of Phuket
This villa located in Surin is best-suited for our elderly loved ones. They can relax the whole afternoon to stunning views overlooking the Andaman Sea and Bang Tao Bay. The villa features 2 elevators and offers spacious rooms and corridors that are perfect for wheelchairs. Elderly companions can melt their worries, and muscle aches away with the villa’s private jacuzzi deck attached to the master suite. A larger jacuzzi for 6 people can also be found right by the poolside. In-villa spa services are also available upon request.
Villa Verai opens out to a gazebo and a glistening 35-meter L-shaped infinity pool
Located in Phuket’s most luxurious holiday home peninsula of Cape Yamu, Villa Verai is a stunning beachfront property where senior family members can bask in the sea breeze. The villa’s layout is conveniently designed in a way where all the common areas can be found on its main floor. Additionally, its steam and fitness & spa rooms are perfect for our health-conscious elderly members so that they can focus more on staying attuned with their well-being.
La Colline Villa 8 offers a marvelous view of the surrounding vista from its cliffside location above Layan Beach
Located on a tranquil cliff above Phuket’s Layan Beach, this premier holiday villa has an inviting and peaceful ambiance for those seeking solitude. It has an elevator within its premises, assuring ease of access for the elderly. The property is also 5 kilometers away from Laguna Golf Course, letting them practice on their putting skills.
As seen from above, Villa Saanti is sprawled over a 4,220 sqm plot of land
One many the Natai-based villas from our collection, elderly guests visiting Villa Saanti will surely love its appealing and expansive beachfront vistas. Its roomy indoor and outdoor living areas are wheelchair-friendly, with one room situated on the ground floor adjacent to common areas and amenities for more convenience. The villa also features a beachfront lounge with easy access to the beach for those who want to take a swim.
Villa Tievoli’s living room boasts an outstanding view of its pool area and the Andaman sea beyond
A deluxe holiday abode fit for a king, the villa’s location in Natai warrants a scenic view of the glistening waters of the Andaman Sea. Even better, Villa Tievoli has its own private access to Natai Beach for elderly companions wishing to go for a brisk morning walk. They can also do yoga exercises on the dedicated yoga platform. Guests can pamper themselves and soothe their weary muscles with the villa’s in-house spa, as it comes replete with a sauna, steam room, and massage tables.
A manicured lawn and stately coconut trees separate Villa Shanti’s pool area from the warm tropical waters of Natai Beach
This magnificent 6-bedroom private getaway in Natai is perfect for the entire family, fascinating guests with an eye for oriental style, as the villa comes with subtle traditional Thai aesthetical touches. Its open spaces provide natural ventilation and the calming sea breeze. Elderly guests can lounge at the sun decks while reading their favorite book or just lying down adoring Phang Nga’s natural beauty. All rooms and amenities are located on the ground level avoiding unnecessary stair climbing for guests with weaker knees.
Multiple sunbeds and loungers for relaxing are available along Villa Akatsuki’s Lipa Noi beachfront
This Japanese-themed paradise villa along the renowned Lipa Noi is more than meets the eye. Elderly guests are spoiled with a marvelous beachfront complete with a strip of white sand beach. Akatsuki boasts an infinity pool maintained by a chemical-free UV filter system, ensuring the health of guests. Young and elderly guests can enjoy and soak in the shallow areas while adoring the grandeur of Lipa Noi’s scenic view. After a leisure swim, the entire family can challenge each other in a competitive game of mahjong.
Villa Malabar’s pool area overlooks the quiet sands of Laem Sor Beach in Koh Samui
Situated on the sleepy Laem Sor Beach, Villa Malabar entices its guests with a majestic view of the seaside. Its layout is uniquely designed for convenience with all of its features and amenities situated on the ground level. Every corner is filled with natural light thanks to its open spaces and huge windows. Elderly companions who are health buffs are welcome to use the villa’s fitness room or jogging in its spacious beachfront.
Cozy sunloungers are situated along Villa Suriya’s poolside
This sprawling 3,200 square meter-property in Lipa Noi has captured the hearts of many with its modern Asian motif and picturesque location. Elderly guests can nap leisurely at the villa’s sun loungers facing a clear infinity pool. All amenities and main rooms are situated on one level avoiding any unnecessary climbing. They can also lose themselves in their book in the villa’s sunken library with a breathtaking underwater view of the infinity pool. To keep their minds sharp, an array of board games are also available in the villa’s game room.
A long seafront-facing swimming pool sits in between Villa Mika’s bedroom pavilions
Nothing spells like ultimate relaxation than a dazzling view of the sea. Situated in Plae Laem, the villa’s comfortable indoor and outdoor lounges allow your elderly companions to recharge. Its bedrooms and living spaces feature large sliding doors that allow for natural lighting and breezy ventilation. The in-villa staff, which includes a private chef – like many of our villas, can provide delectable and nutritious gourmet meals suited to your elderly family members’ dietary restrictions. Beach access is also available for a leisurely stroll and a swim in the tropical waters.
Check out more of Villa Mika’s picture-perfect beachfront views.
Villa Arcadia is tucked away amidst lush greenery atop a hillside in Laem Sur
This 4,000-square meter villa sitting atop Laem Sor will delight its guests with panoramic views of its garden and seafront. Elderly guests can easily access Villa Arcadia’s amenities and main areas through its elevator system that goes from the ground level and straight to the pool area. All of the villa’s spaces are well-lit as natural light bathes every corner of the property.
A spacious wooden pool deck with sunbeds and loungers surround Villa Tjitrap’s 20-meter swimming pool
Located in Seminyak, elderly guests with a deep interest in history can relish at Villa Tijtrap’s design reminiscent of charming 19th-century plantation houses. The villa’s very own private chef can whip up gastronomic feasts well-suited to their taste and nutritional requirements. Its plush lounging areas, spacious living room, and cozy poolside sala are all conducive places to unwind after a long and tiring day exploring Bali’s unique attractions.
Rustic wooden furniture and traditional Balinese decor adorns many of the spaces in Villa Shambala
This Balinese villa in Seminyak features the marriage of modern and traditional Indonesian architecture. The lavish accommodation offers amenities on the ground level convenient for elderly companions. It comes replete with entertainment options such as two media rooms and book collection for those who prefer to stay indoors. Taste the local cuisine during your stay as the villa’s in-house chef cooks up traditional Balinese fare well-suited to your liking.
Fall in love with Villa Shambala as you learn more about its features.
A daybed at the edge of the T-shaped pool overlooks the main pavilion of Villa Jajaliluna
Seminyak-based Villa Jajaliluna’s inviting ambiance will surely lure any guest who stays here with its sublime landscape. Its convenient layout is perfect for those who want to quickly access all of the villa’s amenities. Elderly guests will definitely enjoy lounging around the pool area as they are lulled gently to sleep by the cooling breeze in the villa.
Refreshments being served by the pool side of Villa Puri Nirwana
This 7-bedroom luxury abode in Keramas is a breath of fresh air for those seeking serenity. Puri Nirwana is bountiful in lush gardens and immaculate water features, such as reflection ponds and fountains, perfect for those looking to meditate. It also features an elevator (a rarity among vills in Bali) that is certainly elderly-friendly with spacious areas and ramps conducive for wheelchair users. Elderly visitors can relax and spend time in the villa’s dedicated spa room to rejuvenate their tired minds and bodies.