Millions of tourists flock to Bangkok every year, and now a resort 2 hours outside the city has been named the world's 'best private villa' for $150,000 a week

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The Private Villa is located in Rayong, Thailand, on the Gulf of Thailand. It's about a two-hour drive from the closest airport in Bangkok.

The Private Villa is located in Rayong, Thailand, on the Gulf of Thailand. It's about a two-hour drive from the closest airport in Bangkok.

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The 150,000-square-foot property has seven private villas and can host up to 14 people at once.

The 150,000-square-foot property has seven private villas and can host up to 14 people at once.

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It's a mere five-minute walk from the beach ...

It's a mere five-minute walk from the beach ...

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... but with over 10,000 square feet of pool space, there's no lack of swimming opportunities on-site, either.

... but with over 10,000 square feet of pool space, there's no lack of swimming opportunities on-site, either.

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Each of the seven villas has a different array of features and amenities.

Each of the seven villas has a different array of features and amenities.

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Villa One, for example, has a maximum occupancy of two adults and two children, and has a private, elevated infinity pool.

Villa One, for example, has a maximum occupancy of two adults and two children, and has a private, elevated infinity pool.

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Villa Four, meanwhile, has a king bed and an outdoor Jacuzzi, and is surrounded by an infinity pool.

Villa Four, meanwhile, has a king bed and an outdoor Jacuzzi, and is surrounded by an infinity pool.

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Also on the property is a spa, a game room, a movie theater ...

Also on the property is a spa, a game room, a movie theater ...

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... and a 50-foot aquarium exhibit that features more than 50 species of tropical fish.

... and a 50-foot aquarium exhibit that features more than 50 species of tropical fish.

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The resort is also home to a host of water sports, including snorkeling, kayaking, wakeboarding, and stand-up paddleboarding.

The resort is also home to a host of water sports, including snorkeling, kayaking, wakeboarding, and stand-up paddleboarding.

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A rep for the resort told Business Insider that the property is often rented out by families, groups of friends, companies holding small corporate events, and couples for weddings.

A rep for the resort told Business Insider that the property is often rented out by families, groups of friends, companies holding small corporate events, and couples for weddings.

But it'll cost you: the resort can be rented out for week-long intervals, starting at $150,000 per week.

But it'll cost you: the resort can be rented out for week-long intervals, starting at $150,000 per week.

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The resort prides itself on its privacy and has referred to itself as a "private getaway" ...

The resort prides itself on its privacy and has referred to itself as a "private getaway" ...

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... which makes sense in the scheme of tourism in Thailand. After all, Bangkok took the top spot in Mastercard's Global Cities Index in 2016, 2017, and 2018 alike, which measures the rise of fall of travel within 162 cities worldwide.

... which makes sense in the scheme of tourism in Thailand. After all, Bangkok took the top spot in Mastercard's Global Cities Index in 2016, 2017, and 2018 alike, which measures the rise of fall of travel within 162 cities worldwide.

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So, while a private and luxurious space like the one offered by The Resort Villa doesn't come cheap, it does offer a seemingly rare opportunity for exclusivity in an otherwise highly-trafficked tourist destination.

So, while a private and luxurious space like the one offered by The Resort Villa doesn't come cheap, it does offer a seemingly rare opportunity for exclusivity in an otherwise highly-trafficked tourist destination.

And, with views like this, it's hard to resist.

And, with views like this, it's hard to resist.
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