Koh Samui Travel Guides
Travel Guides for Koh Samui
Koh Samui, with its swaying palm trees, white sand beaches, and virgin rainforests. Koh Samui, with its warm, welcoming inhabitants who are always ready to celebrate the joys of living. Koh Samui, where just one visit will leave you with enough memories to warm you through the coldest, darkest days of winter...
You needn't have second thoughts about spending your retired life on Samui Island as Samui Island boasts of having the most dominant ex-pat communities found in Thailand. There is a sizeable population of permanent residents on Samui Island of retired personnel, and those who have started businesses here.
Flying really is the quickest, easiest, and most painless option to get to Koh Samui. Bangkok Airways has done a magnificent job connecting Samui to the rest of the world. There are many connecting flights from Bangkok, Phuket, and Pattaya, as well as connections from Singapore and Hong Kong.
Once you've done all of the sightseeing you are going to do, Samui offers a variety of ways to pass your vacation days. Do you want to stay active? Or do you want to indulge in total, decadent, relaxation? No matter what you are looking for, Samui has something for you.
Beach Volleyball on Samui | Big Buddha Beach activities | Biking on Koh Samui | Canopy Adventures | Chaweng Beach activities | Elephant trekking in Samui | Game Fishing around Samui | Kiteboarding and kitesurfing | More Sports on Samui Island | Muay Thai on Samui | Outdoor activities on Bophut Beach | Play Snooker on Samui | Relaxing at Big Buddha Beach | Samui Bungee Jumping | Samui for the Sports Enthusiast | Samui Go-Kart Race Course | Samui Island Golf | Samui muay thai | Samui Regatta | Samui sailing and yachting | Sea Kayaking around Samui | Snorkeling on Koh Tao | Tennis | Things to do on Bophut Beach
Samui Island has something for every taste. You may have heard of Samui Island as a place where you can carouse all night for very little money. And there is an opportunity for you to do that, if you want it.
Angthong National Marine Park | Beautiful temples of Samui Island | Big Buddha Beach | Bophut Beach | Chaweng Beach | Go roughing it up on Koh Phangan Island | Hua Thanon Fishing Village | Lamai Beach | Maenam Beach | Nangyuan Island | The many temples of Samui | Tourist attractions in Koh Samui | Tourist attractions in Lamai Beach | Wat Na Pralarn in Maenam Beach
When the sun goes down on Samui Island, that doesn't mean the end of the fun. There are plenty of things for the fun-loving traveler to see and do. The resorts in the area generally put on good entertainment, and for many tourists, this is quite enough night life.
Bophut Beach bars | Bophut Beach nightlife and bars | Chaweng Beach nightlife and bars | Lamai Beach bars | Lamai Beach go go bars | Lamai Beach nightlife and bars | Nightlife at Big Buddha Beach | Nightlife in Samui | Samui Bar Girls | Some more bars on Lamai beach
Samui Island is a food-lover's paradise. The dedicated food enthusiast will find many places down different streets that will delight the eye and please the palate.
Bophut Beach Restaurants | Chaweng Beach restaurants | Food safety when dining out | Lamai Beach cuisine | Restaurants in Big Buddha Beach | Restaurants in Lamai Beach | Restaurants on Maenam Beach | Somtum Restaurant in Lamai Beach | Thai cooking classes
On Samui Island, there are plenty of opportunities to collect souvenirs of your memorable tip. Everywhere you go, Samui Island will dangle temptations in front of you in an effort to separate you from your tourist Euros.
Other parts of the world have long stretches of cold, dark dreary months, but on Koh Samui it is always warm, and the sun is never gone for long. The temperature generally stays between 22 and 34 Celsius no matter where on the island you go.
Samui has a rich and varied culture. The Thais have many festivals that they celebrate to commemorate various events, and you are welcome to participate in any that catch your fancy.
An insight to some of the temples of Samui | Chak Phra Festival | Courses for tourists | History of Big Buddha Beach | Samui festivals: Buffalo Fighting Festival | Samui festivals: Loy Krathong (Light Festival) | Samui festivals: Sart | Samui festivals: Songkran (Thai New Year) | Samui Island Ceremonies | Samui Island Culture | Samui Island History | Samui temples
Koh Samui is ideal for the business person who wishes to host a business retreat, open a resort, or invest in a rapidly appreciating market. Tourism is a rapidly growing industry as more and more of the major resorts make their home in Koh Samui.
Many people who spend their holidays on Samui Island venture into investing in real estate in the island and make a home in Samui Island. However if you are really interested in making a home in Samui Island, you have to first decide if you want to invest in an already finished property, or invest in land and design a home later on it.
Samui Villa Rentals: Baan Bua Suwan Villa | Samui Villa Rentals: Baan Chao Lay Villa | Samui Villa Rentals: Baan Haad Sai Villa | Samui Villa Rentals: Baan Khao Villa | Samui Villa Rentals: Baan Kilee Villa | Samui Villa Rentals: Baan Rattana Thep Villa | Samui Villa Rentals: Baan Samlarn Villa | Samui Villa Rentals: Baan Saranjai Villa | Samui Villa Rentals: Baan Tao Talay Villa | Samui Villa Rentals: Ban Kinnaree Villa | Samui Villa Rentals: Ban Lealay Villa | Samui Villa Rentals: Ban Lim Pa Villa | Timeshare Rip-offs
The main attractions that pull tourists to Samui Island is relaxation on the beaches, the various beach parties, temples, open air nightclubs and the latest fad, relaxation through health resorts with an emphasis on health.
Health care in Samui Island | Learn spa cuisine on Samui | Massages on Koh Samui | Meditation courses | Reflexology on Koh Samui | Samui health tips | Samui Spas | Samui Spas: Amata Spa | Samui Spas: Ban Sabai Spa | Samui Spas: Cabana Spa | Samui Spas: Centara Spa | Samui Spas: Eranda Herbal Spa | Samui Spas: Escape Spa | Samui Spas: Health Oasis Resort Spa | Samui Spas: Hideaway Spa Samui | Samui Spas: Is Spa | Samui Spas: Kamalaya Spa | Samui Spas: Kandaburi Spa | Samui Spas: Mata Hari Samui Day Spa | Samui Spas: Quan Spa | Samui Spas: Rai-Ra Spa | Samui Spas: Sunday Sanctuary Spa | Samui Spas: Sunset Beach Spa | Samui Spas: Swasana Spa | Samui Spas: Tamarind Retreat | Thai Massage