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Overview, travel guides, 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...


Latest Overview Articles

National public holidays of Thailand in 2014

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2014

In Thailand, national holidays that fall on a weekend are generally taken as holidays on the following Monday. Chinese New Year (the new Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival) in February is not an official holiday.... read more.

Koh Samui - Grandfather Stone near Lamai Beach

Introduction to Samui Island

Last Updated: 12 Mar 2008

People all around the world today have heard of the famous island of Thailand, Koh Samui. Samui is a tropical island that has charmed visitors since the arrival of the first visitor in 1971. On a visit to Samui, you are sure to relax yourself in this tropical retreat of white sand beaches, ... read more.

Visa requirements to visit Samui Island

Last Updated: 05 Feb 2008

Like all countries across the globe, visitors to Thailand, and Samui Island have to possess valid passports. Tourists who don't have to apply for entry visas must be the nationality of their respective valid passports. It is important that they enter Samui Island using passenger transport like airplanes and sea... read more.

Travel Safety

Last Updated: 05 Feb 2008

Before you actually head for a trip to Samui Island, there are a few points to bear in mind about your safety in Samui Island so that you can enjoy a safe holiday there. One important point to remember that the beaches off Samui Island's west coast can be rather dangerous at certain times of the year.... read more.

Samui Rip-offs

Last Updated: 05 Feb 2008

Samui Island is an island with a highly developed local infrastructure, offering modern amenities. Visitors from all over the world visit Samui Island for its sporting activities and tourist attractions. However as there is so much tourist money flowing in Samui Island, there are many people out there who try t... read more.

Things to Bring

Last Updated: 05 Feb 2008

If you wish to head to Samui Island for a vacation, it is better to head for it only after finding out what products are permitted and necessary on your trip there. Like most countries, Samui Island does not permit the import of illegal drugs, firearms and pornographic material. However you can take a liter of ... read more.

Detail from Big Buddha Temple in Samui

Samui Island Geopgraphy

Last Updated: 06 Jan 2008

Koh Samui Island is one of the many islands found in the Asian continent, near Thailand. It is located in the gulf of Thailand, about 35km northeast of Surat Thani town. The geography of Samui Island revolves around about sixty islands surrounding Koh Samui, including Ang Thong National Mar... read more.