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Koh Samui – Thailand’s Tropical Gem!

Koh Samui is unique among the Thai islands appealing to a broad range of tropical bliss-seeking travelers, bestowing a distinctive relaxed atmosphere setting it apart from the rest.

Here are 6 reasons to experience Koh Samui:

1. Ang Thong National Marine Park

Koh Samui is the home of Angthong Marine Park. It covers 42 islands in a total area of 102 km² of which only 18 km² are land. The park was established on 12th November 1980 and is a refuge for thousands of plant and animal species and a fabulous place to watch nature at work!

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2. Full Moon Parties

They started in 1985 with 30 or so travelling friends and have become one of the world’s most renowned full-moon celebrations. Located in Hat Rin, it’s only a short 20 min boat ride from Samui to get in on the action.

3. Jungle Safari

Experience the Samui Jungle by Elephant. Pass exotic fauna and flora and stop at refreshing waterfalls along the way. Discover Samui in the most regal way possible.


4. Do you like Water Sports?

Koh Samui is a water sports mecca! Enjoy sailing, kite boarding, surfing, kayaking and diving all year round.


5. Golf perhaps?

There are a range of spectacular golf courses to choose from offering exceptional views of the Gulf of Thailand and coconut palm tree covered mountains. This could even affect concentration on your first round!


6. Your home-away-from home luxury rental!

Here are 5 of our best homes in Koh Samui


SPECIAL OFFER : Book any of the below villas between 15th May to the 1st July and enjoy 7 nights for the price of 5!

1. Koh Samui Villa 4343 – Seaside Seduction

Lipa Noi beach | Bedrooms 8 | Bathrooms 8 |

Nightly Rates – Low USD $ 1300 | High USD $3250

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2. Koh Samui Villa 4156 – Tropical Beach Front

Big Buddha | Bedrooms 6 | Bathrooms 6 | Sleeps 8

Nightly Rates – Low USD $2100+ | High USD $2750+

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3. Koh Samui Villa 466 – Seaside Magnificence

Lipa Noi Beach | Bedrooms 5 | Bathroom 6 | Sleeps 10

Nightly Rates – Low USD $800 | High USD $2000

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4.  Koh Samui Villa 4119 – Jewel In the Crown

Bo Phut, Koh Samui | Bedrooms 6 | Bathrooms 7  | Sleeps 12

Nightly Rates – Low USD $1380 | High USD $2450

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5. Koh Samui Villa 4373 – Kids Paradise

Mae Nam Beach | Bedrooms 8 | Bathrooms 8 | Sleeps 19

Nightly Rates – Low USD $1700 | High USD $3600

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Quick Facts:

Koh Samui is Thailand’s second largest Island, and has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Asia.

Koh Translates to ‘Island’ in Thai. The actual island size is 228.7 sq. km

Samui was first inhabited about 15 centuries ago and come upon by backpackers in the 1970’s. Much of the island remains covered by lush tropical rain-forest and coconut plantations. It is part of the Ang Thong (Golden Bowl) Marine National Park which encompasses 80 mostly uninhabited islands.

Despite its recent development, Samui still maintains the feel of a tropical beach island with an incredible variety of tranquil beaches and bays around the island.

Koh Samui was made famous for Alex Garland’s renowned book, and later Hollywood film; The Beach, filmed in Angthong National Marine Park.

Best times to travel

  • Christmas & New Year’s break
  • Chinese New Year & Easter
  • June is low season, save money and enjoy nice weather
  • July / August for families
  • September is low season with good rates and variable weather.



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