Idris Elba's luxury Thai retreat:£2,250-a-night villa has five Jacuzzis and a pool with underwater sound system fit for James Bond

The Hackney-born actor stayed at the glamorous seven-bedroom villa on Koh Samui in a break from filming.

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Golden Globe-winning actor Idris Elba has set himself the challenge of becoming a pro kickboxer in just 12 months for his new Discovery show, Fighter. 

Hackney-born Elba, rumoured to be the next Bond, stayed recently at über-glam, seven-bedroom Samujana Villa 12 on the Thai island of Koh Samui.

It boasts five Jacuzzis, a cinema, a pool with underwater sound system and a superbly equipped gym.

Rent the place from £2,251 a night at

Idris Elba (Discovery Communications)


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