About Koh Samui


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rdot.gif (140 bytes) Samui in brief.
Summary information about Koh Samui including location, facilities, Weather and climate, Do's & Taboos and an overview of Samui's most popular beaches and areas around the island.

rdot.gif (140 bytes) Buddhism, Temples & Religion
From ancient Buddha images to modern, colorful temples, there is a vast selection of interesting places to visit and sights to see.

Temple and Religious
Buddhism, Temples and Religion

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Pictures and locations of waterfalls, famous rock formations and other points of interest.   Small maps highlight locations on the island so that you may plan an individual island tour.
Some of the attractions are commercial but have become so popular that we must include them. The places of interest section also includes links to other pages.

infamous rocks: Hinta Hinyai

Namuang fall
Waterfalls and attractions

Thai culture
Festivals and Culture

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What is "Songkran" ?
Dates and location of events.
Thai music and dance, traditions, Thai sport and culture centers on Samui.

rdot.gif (140 bytes) Sight seeing tours
Excursions to Marine National Park, Koh Phangan, Koh Tao and others, day and half-day Island tours, jungle and mountain tours, jeep safari, elephant trekking, etc...

Sight Seeing
Sight Seeing Tours

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Massage & Rejuvenation

Jeep & Bike rentals


rdot.gif (140 bytes) The standard transportation on Samui is the Pickup-Taxi.  These "Taxis" drive around the island most of the day and night.  You can also rent Jeeps and Motorbikes  at many places on the island. All kind of cars are also available from Budget Thailand.

rdot.gif (140 bytes) Thai massage, herbal steam and other medical and rejuvenation facilities are becoming increasingly popular on Samui. There are several institutions which offer healing and fasting packages.

rdot.gif (140 bytes) Diving, snorkeling, fishing, watersports. There are many scuba diving schools located around Samui offering a wide range of dive facilities including snorkeling, fishing and excursion tours.  The area of Koh Samui, Koh Tao, Koh Phangan and the Angthong Marine National Park are world famous dive places.

rdot.gif (140 bytes) Don't miss the KSH3 - The Koh Samui Hash House Harriers.   The drinking club with a running problem . . .


Hash House Harries
Hash House Harriers

Monkey show
Monkey show

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"Monkey work coconut", butterfly garden, tropical zoo, snake farm, monkey theatre, elephant trek - there are many shows on offer daily for your enjoyment around the island.

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Animal shows
Animal shows

Chaweng Night life
Nightlife & Bars

rdot.gif (140 bytes) Dusk till Dawn: Samui nightlife ...
Bars, cabarets shows and discos are located mainly in Chaweng and Lamai .  The Green Mango, Reggae Pub, The Club and Super Sub are top-ranking island discotheques, often featuring live music, some open until sunrise.

Green mangko Disco

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rdot.gif (140 bytes) Dining and restaurants.
Samui is well known for its seafood and many restaurants around the island offer a mix of Thai, European food and other specialties.  You should also try the large range of seasonal tropical fruits and don't even think about leaving before you taste a fresh Samui coconut, yum!

rdot.gif (140 bytes) Shopping spree
Lamai, Chaweng and Nathon town offer the shopper the most opportunities to haggle a good price:  Tailored clothes and silk items, jewelry & gems, antiques, souvenirs and handicrafts  . . . test your bargaining power!

Nathon Town
Shopping and Facilities

A recipe for the perfect culinary vacation?  We think so.  Come learn to cook one of the world's great cuisine on one of Southeast Asia's most beautiful tropical islands in a relaxed and convivial atmosphere.
Koh Matsum
rdot.gif (140 bytes) Around Samui
the nearby islands Koh Phangan (Fullmoon Party), Koh Tao, Koh Nangyuan, Koh Tan (Diving) and Koh Matsum offer more local attractions worthwhile investigating if you feel a little adventurous.

rdot.gif (140 bytes) Do you want more ?
Choose from a wide range of hotels and resorts : budget to 5-star - but you may have already found these.
What about Thailand's first live webcam ? or our guestbook ?
Is there still something you miss? 
Please let us know so that we can complete the website  info@sawadee.com

Enjoy your holidays on Koh Samui

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