Visiting Bophut – Koh Samui

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Bophut Koh Samui is a large and beautiful beach in Koh Samui, spanning over two exquisite locations – here’s a guide to visiting this exquisite area.

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Etiquette in Thailand

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When travelling to any country, there are a number of customs that should be carefully observed. Here’s a short guide to etiquette in Thailand. Continue reading

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Getting Around in Koh Samui

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Koh Samui is just 25 kilometres long and 21 kilometres wide with a ring road linking its beaches and other attractions.

You can rent a car and drive around in little over an hour – or travel by scooter, taxi, songthaew, bus or boat. Whatever you decide to do and no matter what your budget you’re sure to find an easy way of getting around in Koh Samui Continue reading

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Wildlife in Koh Samui

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The wildlife in Koh Samui is as diverse as the island itself – and you needn’t go all the way to a zoo to see it!

You’re sure to spot plenty of native creatures during your Koh Samui vacation, here’s a short guide to making the most of what you see on your travels… Continue reading

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How Big is Koh Samui?

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Koh Samui is located in the Gulf of Thailand just 80 km from the eastern coastline of Southern Thailand. At 25 km long and 21 km wide, Samui is big enough for some serious exploration but can be circumnavigated in just a couple of hours by motorbike or car.

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Top 10 Restaurants in Koh Samui

Top 10 restaurants in Koh Samui

There are a plethora of superb restaurants in Koh Samui, catering for all tastes and budgets. Whether you want a romantic ocean front venue or a BBQ on the beach the island offers something for everyone. Here’s a guide to the top 10 restaurants in Koh Samui to help you find your way around.

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Packing for Koh Samui

Packing for Koh Samui

Before going on Koh Samui villa vacation it’s a good idea to know before you go what to pack and what not to! Here’s a handy guide to packing for Koh Samui to make your departure as easy as possible. Continue reading

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The Koh Samui Archipelago

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The Koh Samui Archipelago is probably the nearest you’ll ever get to paradise. The Archipelago, a phrase used to describe a cluster of islands, includes the ever popular Koh Samui plus two other exotic isles and a national marine park.

Head to this area in the Thai Gulf for exquisite beaches and breath-taking beauty. Continue reading

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Koh Samui Culture

Koh Samui Culture

Koh Samui may be a picture perfect vacation destination but it’s also a living and working island with distinctive local customs and habits. Read on to learn more about Koh Samui culture including its markets, festivals, sports and more. Continue reading

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Nightlife in Koh Samui

Nightlife in Koh Samui

Nightlife in Koh Samui

Known as one of the best holiday destinations in southern Thailand, Koh Samui is home to an impressive choice of nightlife entertainment options. The heart of the night time action takes place in Chaweng with its myriad of beach bars, lounge clubs and discos. Continue reading

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Why Book a Vacation in Koh Samui?

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The boutique island of Koh Samui is exotic, interesting and unforgettable which is why it’s fast becoming one of the most popular vacation destinations for tourists and travellers all over the world. Here’s a guide to why so many travellers book a vacation in Koh Samui.

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Koh Samui With Family

Koh Samui With Kids

Not only is Koh Samui one of the most beautiful islands on earth – it is also one of the safest.  The culture is friendly and family orientated meaning children of all ages are welcome. Read on for our list of things to do in Koh Samui with family. Continue reading

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Keeping Fit in Koh Samui

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A Koh Samui vacation is a great way to relax and unwind – but that needn’t mean you pile on the pounds during your trip. From health spas and island activities to great food and stunning scenery, there’s plenty to keep you fit and healthy in Koh Samui. Continue reading

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Koh Samui Weather

Koh Samui weather

The Koh Samui weather is known for its gorgeous climate with temperatures ranging from 24°C to 34°C throughout the year.

The island has its own hot, dry and rainy seasons which may affect when you’ll want to visit and what you’ll want to do. Be sure to read our handy guide to the weather in Koh Samui before you book your trip.

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Things to Do in Koh Samui – Part 2

Things to Do in Koh Samui - PART 2

Our second installment of our “Things to Do in Koh Samui” feature shows further examples of just how this boutique holiday destination offers an endless array of activities and entertainment for all the family.

Fom elephant trekking to football golf, here’s part two of our guide to the best things to do in Koh Samui…

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Things to Do in Koh Samui – Part 1

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With miles of stunning scenery, year-round sun and endless cultural sites you’d be forgiven for wondering where to start when you explore Koh Samui.

Here’s part one of our selection of the best things to do in Koh Samui

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Weddings in Koh Samui

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For couples in search of the picture perfect wedding destination – look no further than the tropical island of Koh Samui. Weddings in Koh Samui are renowned for being idyllic.

This boutique vacation destination in the Gulf of Thailand offers idyllic beach backdrops, luxury wedding accommodation, a whole host of professional wedding planners and superb value for money.

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Best Golf Courses in Koh Samui

Golf courses in Koh Samui

With its year-round sun, exquisite natural beauty and cultural allure it’s no wonder Thailand is one of the best golf destinations in the world. Golf in Thailand became popular with nobles during the reign of King Rama V one hundred years ago – today the game is enjoyed by both locals and visitors alike.

Thailand boasts more than 200 courses, designed by some of the best players in the world, so whether you’re in search of a pro game or a beginners round, Thailand is the perfect golf vacation destination. Take a look at the best golf courses in Koh Samui below – we have everything you need to help you plan your golf trip… Continue reading

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Best Beach in Koh Samui

Best Beach in Koh Samui

Boasting sun, sea and miles of powder-white sands, Koh Samui is every beach lover’s dream. This picture-perfect island is fringed with some of the best beaches in the world, with each offering something slightly different from the next.

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Thailand Money – The Baht

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Koh Samui may be best known for its sun, sea, sand and sights, but this stunning tropical island is also known for its currency – the Thai Baht.

Issued by the Bank of Thailand, the Thai Baht is Koh Samui’s official tender, rated as one of the strongest currencies in Southeast Asia.

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