Baan Talay Resort Map
Location of Baan Talay Resort
Baan Talay Resort is located on Chaweng Beach Koh Samui. The island of Koh Samui is the most well-established and popular holiday destination in the Thai province of Surat Thani.
Located in the Gulf of Thailand Koh Samui offers pure white beaches, coconut palms, unspoilt forests and hills as well as a host of tourist amenities and attractions. Highlights include Nathon market, the mountain jungle, Na Tian Butterfly Garden, Samui Zoo & Aquarium, monkey shows and a crocodile farm as well as stunning natural scenery and a host of watersports. First settled 1500 years ago by Malay and Chinese fishermen, its name probably comes from the Chinese word “saboey” meaning “safe haven”.
Koh Samui is surrounded by many smaller islands which together comprise the Ang Thon National Marine Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty.
A single road stretches around the15km Circumference Island, connecting its charming beach towns and atmospheric old capital of Nathon which has great shopping opportunities.– .
Each resort “town” has its own distinctive character but all share a laidback atmosphere and tropical beauty. Chaweng has the longest beach and is the most developed. It offers a fantastic choice of restaurants, entertainment and bustling nightlife, Lamai is closeby with a more low key feel. Maenam’s spectacular views and golden sands are still relatively undiscovered while the smaller, traditional Bhophut particularly appeals to independent travellers and those who love chic resorts. Choeng Mon offers a quiet, tranquil retreat and Big Buddha, also known as Bang Rak has very peaceful waters and is the closest to Koh Samui airport.
Koh Samui is located about 650km from Bangkok, has its own airport and easily accessible by plane and ferry.
Flights from Bangkok airport leave hourly and take around 70 minutes.
Flights from Phuket leave daily and take around 30 minutes.
Koh Samui airport offers many mini-buses and taxis to transport you to your onwards destination.
Ferry services from Surat Thani, the nearest mainland city to Nathon run regularly. The express ferry takes 3 hours and night boats take 6-7 hours.
There is a combined air-conditioned bus/catamaran service from Bangkok which takes around 11 hours.