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Villas in Koh Samui
When renting a villa in Koh Samui you can choose the location according to your preferences. The best beaches are north and east of the island, being also the main tourist areas. Most travellers decide to stay on the stretch from Maenam Beach to Lamai. The south and west coast are less touristy and most visitors are Thai, so they are perfect for families with children. Choose from luxury villas at a very reasonable price close to the most beautiful beaches.Spacious and comfortable villas
Find spacious villas with smaller capacity and large groups up to 12 people, which will allow you to stay as a couple or with a group of friends. Close to the main beaches and major attractions, the great outdoors of the island will draw you in for a relaxed day in the garden, lazing by the pool and admiring the turquoise of the waters. Traditional Thai architecture with bamboo and wood decorations, blending in with the surrounding lush green vegetation. Would you like to have a sauna or jacuzzi during your stay? You will also find many villas in Koh Samui that offer these amenities Your next holiday is just a click away.
Travellers and activities
A piece of paradise with picture-perfect beaches, crystal clear waters and white sandy shores? This is Koh Samui! Chaweng Beach and Lamai Beach are the largest beaches. Lipa Nois Beach is ideal for children because of the shallow waters, making it safer for them. A secluded location and more privacy can be found at Maenam Beach or Bang Por. Relish the sight of crystal clear waters and enjoy a dip at Samrong Beach. Silver Beach and and Taling Ngam Beach are also picturesque locations with stunning views and incredible landscapes.Koh Samui for party goers
The lively nightlife of Koh Samui is quite popular amongst those who like a good laugh and a good party. But during the day, there is always some place to chill, listen to music and get on the dancefloor. Northwest of the island will give you a wide array of bars and clubs to party and keep you on your toes. The list is endless but one recommendation is the ARK Bar Beach Club and the area of Chaweng. Boredom does not exist in Koh Samui!
Did you know you can swim with whale sharks in the main diving areas? You can also spot eels, glass-fish, stingrays and barracudas!
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Koh Samui has crystal clear waters and good conditions to enjoy a nice day diving in the areas of Sail Rock, Koh Yippon and Koh Wao. The climate and weather conditions allow you to practice this activity nearly all year round, avoiding from October to January, when the rain affects the seabed and visibility underwater.2. Muay Thai, “The Art of eight limbs”
Muay Thai is the national sport in Thailand. This ancient combat technique using eight points of contact that the body mimic as combat weapons, is an unrivalled show not to miss. Go to Samui Stadium, where the cheering crowd watch the combats of strong, fast and expert fighters. This is a must do activity and an unforgettable show. Book your tickets in advance and secure your spot to enjoy a unique experience.3. Catch the sunset
After a long day under the sun, and before getting ready for your dinner, find your spot around Chaweng Lake and watch the sun disappear slowly in the horizon. The last rays of the day will display shades of red, yellow and orange, tinging the sky and reflecting it on the water. Memories that will stay in your retina for years to come.4. Enjoy the offer of water activities
Need a break from the sun and the beach? Swimming is a relaxing activity whilst at the beach but the water offers much more. Try some SUP, kayaking, canoeing or jet skiing. Follow the coastline and find nice little coves to enjoy some privacy or take a break before heading back. If diving is a bit too much but you like seeing what’s underneath, go for some snorkelling and admire the beauty and variety of colours of the sea bed including tropical fish and other species swimming around you.5. Visit the giant Buddha
One of the most well known landmarks in Koh Samui is the Big Buddha Temple also known as Wat Phra Yai. Here you can admire a 12 meter tall Buddha made of gold in the Mara position. When flying into Koh Smaui this is one of the first things you will be able to spot!6. Celebrate the Oktoberfest in Thai style!
Thailand? Oktoberfest? Well, this tradition started back in 2004 in Koh Samui as one of their latest imports. You can enjoy a true Oktoberfest atmosphere eating traditional German bratwursts, having pints of cold beer and listening to Bavarian music. The event, organised by the Rotary Club, uses all the profits to buy equipment for local schools and to support other causes in the community. This is a great way of enjoying your holiday while contributing to a good cause. Every little help makes a big difference.7. Enjoy the Thai experience
Do you love Thai food? Want to have a Thai food experience? You are in the right place to meet new people and have a dinner like no other. A great social experience where you are greeted on arrival with a cocktail and introduced to the rest of other people around the table. afterwards, then you will make the cocktails yourselves and finally, you can sample many Thai food portions. Fun, social and entertaining. Can you think of a better evening?