Koh Samui Travel Guide - The Luxury Signature

Koh Samui Travel Guide

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Koh Samui is the next biggest island that comes after Phuket, and one of the most visited islands in Thailand. This paradise island is abundant with coconut trees, and home to an endless number of white sandy beaches scattered around the island and many natural resources. The island is also famous for its high-end hotels and resorts and luxury private villas for rent, and restaurants. Before the end of the twentieth century, the island had an incredibly small community with only locals mostly occupying the island themselves. They live through harvesting coconuts and fishing. Roads did not exist until the early years of 1970. Visitors soon discovered this beautiful island and became very popular. There are many activities to keep any visitor occupied during a visit in Koh Samui. These range from scuba diving, golf, yoga, cooking lessons, Muay Thai training, island hopping, boating and so much more. If you love beaches and a real island atmosphere, then Koh Samui is the place to be. Watch a video of Koh Samui.

5 Nearby Islands from Koh Samui that are Perfect for a Day Trip -- The Luxury Signature

Updated on February 18, 2019 There are close to 60 islands around Koh Samui, and each is a tropical paradise in its own right. Some are reputed ones and have a small population while others are just small dots of land in the Gulf of Thailand. But what is common to these islands are the breathtaking surroundings, the pristine beaches, and the serene atmosphere that pervades all around. Day trips to some of these islands are a favorite activity for the visitors of Koh Samui – both foreign and local. This article will look into the five famous islands near Koh Samui that are great for day trips. 1) Ang Thong National Marine Park The Ang Thong National Marine Park is made up of 42 islands. It covers a total area of 102 sq km, but only 18 sq km is actually land. The majority of the islands consist of …

Koh Samui Regatta -- The Luxury Signature

Koh Samui’s most luxurious and one of the most major events of the year – The Samui Regatta will come back again during 23th – 30th May 2015. This time marks the 14th edition of this mega event on this paradise island. This 8-day event will be held at its regular venue – at the Centara Grand Beach Resort on Chaweng Beach. The 14th Samui Regatta is an annual event that both locals and tourists are most excited to witness. This boat festival brings major income and fun to the island. Watch the video below to see what happened during the 2014 Samui Regatta event. Event Highlight in 2015 This year, Samui Regatta event is expected to have 500 competitors from over 22 countries. There will be fun races, parties and gala dinner for the 8-day boat event. Total of 5-day racing and 1 reserve day with 10 maximum races …

Koh Samui is the 3rd biggest island in Thailand. This beautiful secluded island is part of the Gulf of Thailand and is famous for its beautiful white powdery sandy beaches and crystal clear water. Thus, making it a great getaway spot from the busy everyday life. This peaceful island is far less noisy than its famous rival island, Phuket. Koh Samui is more calm and private in general, but also offers the right amount of entertainment and nightlife. As it is famous for its tranquility and island atmosphere, Samui is considered to be one of the top romantic wedding and honeymoon destinations in Thailand. Popular Wedding Venues There are many beautiful venues across the island for your perfect wedding day. The problem is there are too many so we categorized them to make it easy for you. Here are 3 best wedding venue categories that you will find in Koh Samui: …

Phuket and Samui Ranked 3rd and 4th place in TripAdvisor Top 10 Asian Islands -- The Luxury Signature

Among the many beautiful islands of Thailand, Phuket and Samui ranked in 3rd and 4th place in the recent survey of the Top 10 islands in Asia released by TripAdvisor. The survey is part of the Best Traveller’s Choices 2015 rated by millions of Travellers over the 12-month period. Thailand did a great job on conquering half of the list, they are Ko Tao in Surat Thani (1st), Phuket (3rd), Samui in Surat Thani (4th), Ko Lanta in Krabi Province (6th) and Ko Phangan in Surat Thani. On TripAdvisor’s site, there are over 300,000 reviews and opinions on Phuket page, while Samui has almost 200,000 reviews and opinion on its topic. Visitors can find out top attractions, hotels, restaurants and trends on the destination page. For Phuket, there are 19 popular destinations recommended on the island with Patong, Phuket Town, Rawai, Karon and Kata top the first five ranks. While Samui has …

When looking for an accommodation for a dream vacation to Thailand, nothing beats the luxury, privacy, and comforts of an ocean view private luxury villa. Usually perched on a hill, mountain, or cliff, these villas offer breathtaking views of the natural surrounding and the ocean – greeting your every waking moment. Phuket villas and Koh Samui villas are known for offering breathtaking views of the ocean that surrounds the islands. Here are 5 benefits and advantages of staying at a luxury villa with an ocean view: #1 The Vast Ocean and Crystal Blue Sky Greet Your Every Morning If you arrive at the villa in the evening, that first ray of the sunshine that peeks through your window in the morning will call you to open your curtains. And once you do, you will be utterly enraptured by the warm heat of day break, and the magnificent sight of the …