A holiday in the tropics cannot be pictured without the vibrant image of a lovely beach. On the paradise island of Phuket, such gorgeous sandy shores may be plenty, but often, they come with crowds of tourists too.
Surprisingly, though the island is home to an impressive myriad of home rentals that offer complete exclusivity, the privilege of a private beachfront is a rarity among Phuket’s luxury villas. You are sure to find many hillside properties that boast breathtaking views of the coastal scenery; but to many, nothing compares to waking up to the sound of the waves washing up on the shore and knowing that the sun-warmed sand of the beach is just a few steps away from the very comforts of your holiday home.
Scouring the island’s entire seaboard in a 360-degree sweep, here are the seven most luxurious private villas every beach-loving elite traveler would love to