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Cape Shark Pool Villas

21/9 Moo 3, Shark Bay, Koh Tao 84360 Thailand
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Located in Ko Tao, Cape Shark Pool Villas offer a private beach area with breathtaking views over Shark Bay. It features comfortable villas, each with its own private pool and free WiFi. Complimentary private parking and shuttle service is also available. Each stylish villa boasts a private terrace, a dining area and air-conditioned bedrooms. The living area is complete with sofa and a flat-screen TV. Select villas features a fully-equipped kitchen. Featuring a hairdryer, private bathrooms come with free toiletries. The property is equipped with a tour desk and a sun terrace. For meals, guests can enjoy local dishes at many restaurants located a short ride away or enjoy a range of restaurant delivery options should they wish to simply dine at home, whilst taking in the stunning scenery that the privacy of their pool villa affords! Cape Shark Pool Villas is 3.7 km from Sairee Beach and 6.8 km from Nangyuan Island. It is a 15-minute drive from Maehaad Pier. Samui Airport is located 62 km or a 2 hour ferry trip away. Cape Shark Villas is a fantastic choice for travelers interested in nature, stunning views, relaxation, snorkeling and reef diving. We speak your language!
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Free parking
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Free shuttle or taxi services
Massage
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Infinity pool
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Private pool
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Ocean view
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English, Burmese, Thai
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Toby & Georgia wrote a review Jan 2024
Guernsey, United Kingdom30 contributions10 helpful votes
A perfect escape of peace and luxury! We stayed in Cape Shark for two nights at the end of our holiday and wished we’d stayed longer! We were in P10 - one of the sky view villas looking over Shark Bay. The terrace with the infinity pool was just breathtaking. The views were stunning and we couldn’t quite get over how nice it was. The rooms comprised of a living area and kitchen, spacious bedroom and en-suite bathroom. Everything was clean and perfect. The TV also had Netflix and the wifi was reliable. Snorkelling equipment was included, as was the use of paddle boards and kayaks if needed. They also run a shuttle service a number of times throughout the day into Sairee. The only real downside was the ride/roads to get to the villas was a bit of a pain - but once you’re there you won’t want to leave. The staff were very welcoming and looked after us so well. You can WhatsApp reception with any questions or needs. We can’t wait to stay here again on our next visit. Amazing!
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Tourist03379304668 wrote a review Oct 2023
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I was totally blown away. Staying on an island is one thing. You expect to chill out, dial back and relax. Then there is Cape Shark Villas! Staying there is just another level of relaxation. The villas, the amenities, the helpful & friendly staff, and then the view! It was just unreal. I was so impressed I stayed there twice! Once in Villa C16C and C16B, both equally beautiful and so well thought through. I honestly recommend staying here for a few days to really absorb what Koh Tao sunsets have to offer. Just be sure to have all the snacks and drinks at hand to enjoy it!
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Savannah L wrote a review Oct 2023
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We had the most amazing stay here at cape shark villas!! We stayed in room c232 and c8 both rooms had incredible views, extremely clean and presented beautifully as well as great snorkel gear and only a short lot of steps down to the sun decks where you can climb straight in to snorkel with beautiful big different types of fish and turtles. There are also kayaks available for you to take at your leisure. We ordered food delivery from a few restaurants and it was very quick and easy. Despite being up a big hill, they offer shuttle services to get you where you need to go and always made sure we got there on time. We can’t wait to come back here on our next trip! A special big thank you to Max who was so so helpful and accommodating he really went above and beyond to look after us from the minute we arrived. Best customer service we have ever received! :)
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Responded 15 Oct 2023
Dear Value Guest Thank you so much for very kind review from you. We are very happy to read it. And really hope you will back to our customer again next time🥰
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SGK wrote a review Aug 2023
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My husband and I stayed here for two nights whilst on a month long honeymoon trip to Thailand… Let me start with some positives: They made up a nice honeymoon display on our bed with towels and flowers which was appreciated and we were off to a good start! Plunge style pool was lovely, salt water and nice and cold! Perfect after a hot day. Good delivery service from restaurants however a few menus are out of date as we called a few places who said they don’t deliver there anymore. Nice to have snorkels available to use. They gave us key rings as a souvenir which was also super kind! The view is absolutely beautiful. Now some honest truths: Our room C6B was very small, just enough room for our bed and a chest of drawers. The roof was a thatched straw roof allowing a lot of bugs and wild life in which I will come onto shortly. Toilet and kitchen are both in separate ‘huts’ meaning if you needed the bathroom in the night you’d have to go outside to get to it. Lots and lots of ants in the kitchen. SO MANY BUGS AND WILDLIFE, we understood that staying in a tropical climate we would experience animals and bugs which is absolutely fine! I would particularly expect mosquitos. However… due to the ‘luxury paradise’ advertising, we did not expect to be staying with them in our room. We had huge spiders, a lot of mosquitoes and so many lizards in our room. I think this is due to the roof situation. We had a large Tokay Gheko (about the size of my forearm) in our room. So we called for help on the mobile they give you, but nobody came to our room for over an hour and when they did come they just told us that they were not venomous, that they couldn’t get them all out so not to worry and just to go to sleep. This was disappointing considering there is a sign at reception that says they will get them out for you. And although not venomous, a quick google search said that they can be quite territorial and do bite. We barely slept all night as the Tokay has a very very distinctive and loud call which kept waking us up. The next afternoon, the Gheko had returned. This made me jump so I hopped onto the bed, when I did so, I put my foot in a poo that the Gheko had done on our honeymoon bed. I was able to identify this as my family have pet snakes and the poo is similar. Disgusting! It also made us really cringe thinking it may have been in our bed whilst we slept! luckily our food delivery driver turned up whilst we were thinking about what to do and ever so kindly got the Gheko out for us otherwise it would have been another sleepless night. When we woke up on the second morning, my husband had a huge spider right by his pillow next to his face as he slept. There were also dead cockroaches by our bed that must have died after we sprayed our room with bug spray in an attempt for a better nights sleep. If you don’t mind wildlife (and don’t mind them crawling on you in the night!) then this won’t be an issue for you and like I said, I do expect some wildlife in the jungle (we saw some very cute squirrels) but I just wasn’t comfortable with it on my bed… it felt like a not so funny episode of I’m a celebrity get me out of here. We were very very conscious of closing our room doors to avoid allowing bugs etc into our rooms. I believe they may venture in when the cleaners do housekeeping as they leave the doors wide open and I’m not convinced there isn’t holes in the roof. Luckily we only had two nights booked… if we had had any longer unfortunately we would have left early. In addition to this, they had a tiny bottle of mosquito repellent in the mini bar for a cost which I thought was bizarre, for a place where you get so many I would expect this to be complimentary or at least have some plug in zappers. Luckily we did bring our own with us which was definitely needed there. The Sundeck was disappointing, nothing to sit on or relax on so no real sunbathing going on and the decking had large nails in so you couldn’t relax on a towel on the floor. one of the panels of decking was ripped up which was a hazard. (See photos) Additionally, it was almost impossible to swim off of. My husband was a lifeguard for many years and even he struggled, coming out with a deep gash on his foot after being hit by a wave against a rock. Another family were down there at the same time as us and we all stood on the deck for about 10 minutes trying to figure out if it was even possible to get into the water. A real struggle for even the most confident of swimmers. His foot was bleeding a lot and it is quite a few steep steps to get back to the villa which was difficult too. Again, a real shame as I actually snorkelled in the bay a few days later off of a boat and the marine life is thriving and it’s so beautiful! its just almost impossible to get out from the sun deck to see it. Everything looked unfinished, I completely appreciate this is a more ‘rustic’ place to stay but piping and wiring was everywhere which put us off a little. (See photos) I originally thought that perhaps the place was brand new and still under renovation however from reviews it appears to be quite a few years old… Location is nice for a few days if you want to be alone (plus bugs) but if you want to actually see what the island has to offer then it’s less than ideal, even someone confident on a bike would struggle getting up and down the very steep hills. They do have shuttle buses however the timings of these weren’t ideal as they were scheduled and needed to be pre booked. Overall a huge shame, I’m not sure if we were unlucky with our villa, or if the reviews are seeing something we didn’t but I really wouldn’t recommend this place. Perhaps if it was marketed as a ‘jungle experience’ I would have been happier but I was expecting luxury bliss as advertised on their Instagram etc however this just wasn’t luxury. I do think you can get some “instagram shots” from one angle but the rest just isn’t up to standard at all and was a bit of a insta vs reality situation. Koh Tao is a beautiful island with so much to offer and I’m glad we stayed for a week however in a different hotel.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Clare C wrote a review Jul 2023
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Absolutely amazing location and perfect if you want to just chill out in your villa and not do much! The terrain is incredibly steep so you must be aware that even getting from your villa to reception can be quite an ordeal so getting to the shuttle to head in to town requires some effort. There is no restaurant, which although you can order in from a variety of local restaurants at reasonable prices, it's a bit annoying. Breakfast on site would be so helpful, even just a small fruit platter in the room. We spent half an hour deciding on a breakfast order only to be told the cafe didn't have a delivery driver that day. First world problems but either come prepared with food or be ready to organise yourself around delivery options. We only had two nights so spent one eating in and caught the shuttle in to Sairee Beach for the other (magic having dinner on the beach and lolling around in the warm water) A few small touches could really add to the experience at Cape Shark- nice toiletries would seem like a given in a place like this but they're completely absent! Also, although a bathrobe is completely redundant in 90% hotels this is one where it would be great to have. Overall, we had a great time and would have loved a few more days. The snorkelling was epic and having a private pool with a view was pretty special.
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Date of stay: June 2023
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Room Tip: Must be able to walk up steep hills!
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Megan W wrote a review Jun 2023
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I would 100% come back to Cape Shark Villas! It was absolutely amazing! From the minute we got off the ferry and arrived at the villa, everyone was helpful and accommodating, especially Maximillion. Maximillion helped find us the best scuba diving school, mopeds, and a private fishing trip. Both were incredible experiences. We stayed at C4, and the views were unbeatable. The villa was clean and beautiful. The snorkels in the room were perfect for our friend group. The docks with paddle boards and kayaks were a huge hit. We kayaked to shark island and shark bay. Another awesome thing about Cape Shark Villas is local food delivery. They had a basket on the table filled with fantastic restaurants that delivered food quickly. It was perfect for when we had a long morning adventure and needed to fuel ourselves with some food. We were able to enjoy it in our Villa, while still relaxing. This location is great for a honeymoon or just a romantic vacation. We recommended this location to a friend who will be traveling in a few weeks and she has already booked her stay! We highly recommend it and hope to be back someday!!
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Date of stay: May 2023
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Rachel K wrote a review Jun 2023
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The villa had everything we needed to be comfortable and a very beautiful view. We were very happy with our choice to stay here. The best part was having a beautiful reef at the bottom of the resort. We would definitely stay here again!
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Date of stay: May 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Fraser M wrote a review Apr 2023
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We were very excited when we arrived at Cape Shark Villas, the welcome from the staff was brilliant especially Maximillion he was very welcoming and friendly! We booked Villa C16 and Maximillion helped us with our bags down to the villa. When we arrived we were blown away by how beautiful the villa was and the view was absolutely stunning! Maximillion gave us very good details about the island and things to do! Once he left we had a great first day taking photos and really making the most of the villa. From here though it really just goes downhill fast... The first issue came from when we returned from an all day snorkelling trip. We returned to find not one, but two doors left open. I messaged reception shortly after and I heard nothing back, my girlfriend was getting really annoyed so she phoned reception to explain what had happened then the lady said she was going to speak to the maid who cleaned our room to find out what happened. Nearly 30 minutes went past and still no word. So I decided to message reception again and again with no reply. I didn't hear anything back until the following morning from reception and all that was said was "We apologise for what happened" Shortly after we received that message Maximillion came to the villa and apologised again and said they checked the CCTV cameras and said that the cleaners had left the front door open but I left the other door opening leading to the balcony which I don't agree with, I think they were just trying to par some of the blame off on me so they didn't have to accept full responsibility. End of the day we left the villa at 9am to get to our Longtail boat and came back at 5pm to find both doors open, the cleaners were the only people in the villa between those times. The fact they are saying I left the door leading to the balcony is kind of annoying as clearly the cleaners cleaned the balcony then went back through the villa and went out the front door which they left open which Maximillion already said they did. Then we were told not to worry because they have CCTV cameras watching all of the villas, which to me is irrelevant as closing doors is such a basic thing and should not be a difficult task to do. Then as an apology we were offered Espresso Shots, which actually pissed me off. Cape Shark should have this slogan... "Our cleaners will leave your doors open your stuff may get stolen but don't worry, have an Espresso Shot" ...and that's not all. The day we were checking out my girlfriend and I were sitting outside chilling, having breakfast and listening to some music and the cleaners came to my room asking to check the minibar which I found a little bit odd as usually that's done when you head up to checkout. But I just let them get on with it as I really wasn't in the mood to deal with them after the antics the day before of them leaving the doors open. About 10 minutes after them checking the fridge, I seen one of the cleaners doing something with some keys on the table. At first I thought ok maybe she's sorting her keys out etc. They left and I proceeded to get a bottle of water when I noticed my room key was missing! The cleaner took my damn room key WHILST I'm sitting in the damn villa! I called reception, made my position very clear about how annoyed I was then Maximillion came to the villa to explain that there was a mess up with the rooms they were mean't to be checking. Maybe so but how stupid can you be when you're taking the room key away when the guests are still in the villa. We waited a further 30 minutes and still our room keys weren't returned to us. My girlfriend phoned reception and basically shouted at them to give us the key now! About a minute after that Maximillion was back down at the villa again apologising and gave us 4 keys. Then it was time to checkout and we were told we didn't have to pay our minibar bill which was only 145 baht, I'm pretty sure if it was in the thousands they wouldn't of done that, but anyways. So in my mind nothing was done about the countless mistakes they made, over the course of 3 days. I was told to contact them directly for a really good price if I was wanting to return. In my 10 years in Thailand this is the worst experience I've ever had, I've had better service staying in 2 star hotels. I will never return to Cape Shark Villas again and I wouldn't recommend it to anyone. Unless you're ok with your doors being left open, having the staff take your keys while you're in the room. ...or if you're a fan of Espresso shots, you might enjoy it. I also tried to leave my review on their FB Page which they deleted 5 minutes after I posted it.
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Date of stay: March 2023
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Traspin wrote a review Feb 2023
Essex16 contributions27 helpful votes
Cape Shark Villas are amazing. We stayed in C23a and didn’t ever want to leave! Stunning villa with an absolutely stunning view. All staff were helpful, friendly and caring. Every little detail is taken care of, from fresh drinking water daily to a small basic first aid box. Everything about the villa, furnishings, equipment and infinity pool amazed me and I would highly recommend staying here. Be prepared for a very steep journey up to the villas and the need for transport (unless you’re bionic!) We will definitely be back and thank you to all at Cape Shark for an outstanding holiday.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Will P wrote a review Oct 2022
Bangkok, Thailand5 contributions2 helpful votes
We went there in Nov 21 for our 14 years anniversary. We booked the room with pool which are on the top of the hill. I love everything about this pool villa. The cosy pool gives the best sea view. Friendly services. highly recommend to everyone.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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ThailandSurat Thani ProvinceKoh Tao
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cape Shark Pool Villas
Which popular attractions are close to Cape Shark Pool Villas?
Nearby attractions include John Suwan View Point (0.6 miles), Aow Leuk Bay (0.5 miles), and Sai Daeng Beach (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Cape Shark Pool Villas?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Cape Shark Pool Villas?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
Is parking available at Cape Shark Pool Villas?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cape Shark Pool Villas?
Conveniently located restaurants include Eagle View, Yin Yang Restaurant, and Big Bite Burger & Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cape Shark Pool Villas?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Cape Shark Pool Villas have airport transportation?
Yes, Cape Shark Pool Villas offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Cape Shark Pool Villas?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Cape Shark Pool Villas?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Thai, and Burmese.
Does Cape Shark Pool Villas have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.