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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed here for three nights and we could have stayed for three months. Janine was an incredible host and super helpful with everything we needed (trust her restaurant recommendations!!). The view from the villa is breathtaking and the grounds are beautifully maintained. The villa was equipped with all the luxuries you could ever want. We're already...

1Thank Elaine E
Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As our first holiday together and for a long time we wanted perfection and that's what we got. The villa was perfect and the views were just incredible. We were met off the boat and driven straight to the Villa, Janine was fantastic , her knowledge of the island is invaluable , and all of her recommendations were just right,...

Thank paulandwendy2015
Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met my request for early booking in time and everything was efficient and pleasant. The location was perfect for the purpose of my stay. The room was very clean, quiet and comfortable.high recommend this service .

1Thank davidwillam100
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed in Rocks Villas for a week, with a family of five people. We stayed in the two bedroom villa closest to the pool, and had nice views over the bay from our hammock on the patio. Gianmarco was a kind host, and looked after us exceedingly well. The villa was cleaned every day to a good standard. We...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We stayed for two week in one of the seaview villas at The Rocks Villas and I can't rate it highly enough. Staying there you have all the advantages of a hotel (daily housekeeping, communal pool, people on hand to help you) but all the space and privacy of a private villa. And the view! It was just fantastic. From...

1Thank Bella_Ischia
Ostersund, Sweden
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Spent 3 night at The Rocks Villas and it was just amazing. Stunning view from our private balcony, swimming pool perfect place to spend the sunset. One of the best nights sleep we've had in Asia on the huge and comfy bed. The villa was nice and clean and had everything you need for a perfect stay. Shout out to...

1Thank Josefine G
Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I hardly know where to begin when reviewing our stay at The Rocks Villas! Janine and Jean-Marco (spelling?) greeted us with smiles and gave us a superwarm welcome as the taxi driver dropped us off! This place is more beautiful in real life than you can imagine. The view is so amazing! We stayed in the Sunset Villa and loved...

1Thank TessanSG
St. George, Utah
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Sky Villa for 10 days. I love that the location is close to town, but not too close. I love the privacy and peacefulness on a very popular island. If you want to get in the action it's a short walk to Sairee Beach. We are in our late 40's and did not find the walk...

1Thank cindmo
Reviewed 22 October 2016

By far, the best vacation one could ever ask for. The villas are beautifully decorated, clean, and comfortably luxurious. The staffs are wonderful and so very sweet. The location is secluded and private creating a sense of 'home away from home' and as though having one's own private pool over looking the vast greenery and endless ocean ahead. This resort...

3Thank Darine N
JanineTheRocks, Owner at The Rocks Villas, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your amazing review, I am so happy you enjoyed your stay with us! It was a real pleasure to meet you and I hope to see you again soon :) All the best, Janine

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 20 October 2016

As we arrived lovely Janin made us feel at home and much beyond!!! She was so lovely you can see that she truly cares for her visitors as they were her privet guests. The villa is of course amazingly beautiful and the atmosphere is chilled. Water are running very good and the music system allowed us to have a party...

3Thank jaki26
JanineTheRocks, Owner at The Rocks Villas, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you ever so much for your review, it makes me very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! It was lovely to meet you and I wish you all the best for the future! Hope to see you again on your next visit. Warm regards, Janine

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Rocks are boutique residences in southern Thailand offering both privacy and personal service. Surrounded by lush tropical jungle and stunning sea views, our four boutique villas and infinity-edge pool combine a feeling of tranquility and relaxation. Under Swiss and British management the Rocks are proud to be the original boutique villas on Koh Tao. Secluded, but still less than 10 minutes walk from the beach, they are the perfect holiday location for romantic couples, families or groups of friends. The Rocks is also a great location for your honeymoon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Rocks Villas

Address: 15/48 Moo 1, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Price Range: ₹ 8,573 - ₹ 14,136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rocks Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Rocks Luxury Villas Hotel Koh Tao
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Koh Tao
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“Incredible view from all villas”
  • Private balcony at the villa
 of 5 bubbles 387elainee, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we loved the two-bedroom seaview villa for the view and the privacy”
 of 5 bubbles Bella_Ischia, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“sunset villa was wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles Zulucherry, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There was only 3 of us but the family villa could easily sleep a bigger family.”
 of 5 bubbles U9699VRdonnab, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to be at the villa/swimminpool at sunset! ”
 of 5 bubbles idau2013, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
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