Koh Samui Island Tour

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Koh Samui is a popular boutique island that is favorite to many travelers of all kinds. Situated in the lower gulf of Thailand it offers that 'coconut' feel and boasts some of the best beaches and resorts in the country. As the name suggests the Koh Samui Island Tour will take you around the island to see a number of the highlights and attractions Koh Samui has to offer.  The 'Big Buddha', Samui's most popular attraction sits 15 meters tall and is a monumental landmark … [Read more...]

Updated: October 12, 2011 by admin

Koh Samui Tourist Attractions

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  Hin Ta and Hin Yai (Lamai Beach) The natural geological formations close to Lamai Beach is one of the popular Koh Samui tourist attractions.  Meaning “Grandfather and Grandmother Rocks”, these unusual rock formations were named after their similarity to sexual organs, and they are located at the south end of Hat Lamai. The site is one of Koh Samui’s most photographed features. Strangely shaped rocks south of Lamai Beach are locally dubbed Hin Ta – Hin … [Read more...]

Updated: October 13, 2011 by admin

Scuba Diving in Koh Samui, Thailand

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One of Thailand's best loved islands, Koh Samui's charms are evident as soon as you arrive at its award-winning thatch-roofed airport. When you stay on the island of Samui you will not only enjoy the excellent beaches and wonderful nightlife, but you will also have access to the best diving in this part of Thailand. Most of these sites are found around Koh Tao and can be dived via day trips from Samui. Dive sites that can be visited from Samui, including the famous … [Read more...]

Updated: September 29, 2011 by admin

Koh Samui Resort & Hotel Promotions

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Koh Samui has so many hotels and resorts it’s often difficult to choose. Here at Thailand Travel Hound we are pleased to have partnered with IDO24.Com to provide you with a selection of hotels and resorts in Koh Samui and surrounding areas. If you’re going to be staying in Koh Samui and don’t want to spend a lot of money, these resorts and hotels offer clean and comfortable accommodation for a reasonable price. … [Read more...]

Updated: January 1, 2013 by admin

Koh Samui Budget Accommodation

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Koh Samui has so many cheap hotels it's often difficult to choose. Here at Thailand Travel Hound we are pleased to have partnered with IDO24.Com to provide you with a selection of budget hotels in the Koh Samui and surrounding areas. If you're going to be staying in Koh Samui and don't want to spend a lot of money, these budget hotels offer clean and comfortable accommodation for a cheap price. … [Read more...]

Updated: January 1, 2013 by admin

Getting around Koh Samui

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Koh Samui is Thailand's third largest island and measures only 25 kilometres long and 20 kilometres wide.  Getting around on Samui is very easy with a ring road which loops around the island connecting beaches and other attractions. Samui also has an excellent public transport network of songthaews.  These converted pick-up trucks with bench seats can be found all over Thailand and are very economical to use. Dozens of songthaews ply the island on various fixed routes … [Read more...]

Updated: December 18, 2010 by admin

Lamai Beach – Koh Samui

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Lamai Beach, situated a couple of bays to the south of Ko Samui's most famous beach, Chaweng, is Koh Samui's second largest resort area after Chaweng. It is much quieter than Chaweng, but still with plenty of shopping, dining and accommodation options. Guesthouses and resorts at Lamai are considerably cheaper and the Beach seems never as busy as Chaweng. So for those looking for value for money and smaller crowds, Lamai Beach can be a good option. … [Read more...]

Updated: May 28, 2011 by admin

Four Seasons Resort – Koh Samui

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Nestled in a natural amphitheatre facing a small cove and the Gulf of Siam, the Four Seasons Koh Samui Resort offers spectacular views of the surrounding islands and the private beach. Deftly designed around groves of coconut palms, the 63 villas and residences at Four Seasons Koh Samui Resort offer chic, al fresco living spaces with their own infinity pools and astonishing panoramas of the Gulf of Siam. Nestled on a hillside or steps from the beach, they … [Read more...]

Updated: January 2, 2011 by admin

Koh Samui Maps

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Koh Samui is located in the Gulf of Thailand, about 35 km northeast of Surat Thani town. The island measures some 21 kilometres at its narrowest point, and 25 km at its longest. It is surrounded by about sixty other islands, which compose the Ang Thong Marine National Park. Quick Tip: Always check the location of your hotel or resort to see if it is close to the beach or shopping etc, as walking around in the heat can get tiring and the cost of Songthaews, even for … [Read more...]

Updated: December 17, 2010 by admin