We are very proud of our staff at Villa Sanyanga. They are an efficient, loyal, hard-working team who go beyond the call of duty to make sure everything runs smoothly, and to ensure our guests have a wonderful holiday. Every single one of our over 170 Trip Advisor reviews over the past eight years praise Lily and her staff in glowing terms.

Khun Lily

Khun Lily is our Villa Manager and chef. Lily is Thai, and worked in Hong Kong for 15 years, catering for a guest house, and teaching classes in Thai cooking. She speaks English, Thai and Cantonese.

She will look after all your needs and ensure you have a wonderful holiday. You can discuss your menus with her, and she can help you with the shopping, or Jone our driver will take you to the supermarkets or markets to do your own shopping. Lily will be delighted to give you classes in Thai cooking if you wish. Among her many talents she also bakes wonderful cakes.She will bake you a birthday or special celebration cake too.

Lily has been working as our Manager and Chef in Villa Sanyanga now for many years, and we are extremely lucky to have her looking after our guests. Below are a few short extracts taken from TripAdvisor, so you will see what others have written about her. Some guests have returned two or three times to enjoy her cooking and special care.

Nang, Peel and Jeffrey

Nang and Peel will give you a lovely welcome, alongside Lily. They are responsible for keeping the house clean, doing the laundry, and helping Lily in the kitchen. Nang has been working on the villa team for fifteen years, and Peel has been here several years. They do not speak English, but you can communicate with them through Lily.

We also have a an extremely nice Filipino handyman called Jeffrey, who has worked here for many years. He is Lily's assistant and helps with a large variety of jobs, and can speak good English.

Jeffrey - Vlla Sanyanga

Khun Jone

Khun Jone is our mini-bus driver. She has driving experience in Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Boston, among other places. She also cooked in a Thai restaurant in USA for seven years, and has worked in Hong Kong. She sometimes helps Lily with the shopping and cooking, and she drives the 13 seat mini-bus for us, and will welcome you at the airport.

Not only will she drive you around Phuket island on your holiday, but she will act as your guide, take you to the markets, show you the best places to shop, and the best sites to visit, and the best beaches. She speaks excellent English as well as Cantonese and Thai.

Lily and Jone own their own 7 seat Chevrolet, which they use for airport transfers when there are more than one arrival or departure.