Never before have I experienced a place as jaw-droppingly spectacular as Villa 4573.
This private villa was legit the size of a small resort and even with my wide-angle lens, I couldn’t fit its entirety in a single shot. With seven bedrooms, six bathrooms and an epic infinity pool that looked out over the Andaman Sea, it was the stuff of tropical dreams.
Located high on the cliffs on the west coast of Phuket, the villa was so huge that Jason and I kept losing each other. We had chosen an upstairs bedroom with ocean views to sleep in, but I was obsessed with the freestanding jungle bath in the master suite on the bottom floor, so I had my things spread out between two suites on two different floors. Not a bad problem to have.
While we didn’t get to experience this villa in the sunshine, we did get to see the only sunset from our trip. It had started raining so I packed my cameras up and walked out to the pool to watch the rain hit the water. All of a sudden the rain started to clear and I could see a faint hint of pink start to appear in the sky. It looked like a sunset was happening, but there was still so much cloud in the sky it was hard to tell if we were actually going to get one. I ran inside to get the cameras and by the time I had come back out, the sky looked like a Rainbow Paddle Pop brought to life with pastel pinks and purples lighting up the clouds.
Despite the stormy weather, we were determined to give the epic infinity pool a good go. I actually really love swimming in the rain, and there’s no better way to do it than in the infinity pool of your dreams.
This is one villa you will want to call your home, rain, hail or shine.