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Destination Guide

Koh Samui

Welcome to the tropical island where the azure waters meet electric nightlife.

Destination Guide Koh Samui

When In Koh Samui, You Must

Know Before You Go

Guests should review government guidance to confirm eligibility to travel and stay at the resort. Face masks are required in all public areas.


Travel With Confidence

Talk Like a Local

Learn the slang from the streets.

Roy Rang

/ roo-y rang/ adj.
Phrase is used to express the delicacy of one dish
This tom yum soup is roy rang!

Neighborhoods to Explore

1. Bophut

Beach village located on the northern coast. Along with its Fisherman's Village, the area hosts a range of attractions and activities, from swinging through the jungle canopy to strolling along the beach.

2. La Mai

The atmosphere is laidback, with tons of dining and photogenic spots.

3. Taling Ngam

A pristine jungle surrounded by beaches and stunning views of Anthong Marine National Park combine to make Taling Ngam one of the most picturesque parts on the island.

4. Nathon Town

Samui's administrative center and where the locals head to do some serious shopping at low prices.

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4/1 Moo 1 Tambol Maenam, Surat Thani

Ultimate Access to Koh Samui


The Nature Samui


Farm-to-table in the truest sense of the word, with the restaurant's farm surrounding the dining area.


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The made-by-order 'Butterfly Pea' cheese cake is a real sweet drop from heaven.


Dragon Fly

25/41Bangrak Beach

Creative cocktails with lovely beachfront views.


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Don't miss their Saturday Night live music session featuring cool bossanova, jazz, or even classical repertoire.

Soi 5

Canopy Adventures Secret Fall

Soi 5

Zip line over a waterfall—it's absolutely intense but super fun.


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Wear long pants and don't look down unless you're brave.

The Red Baron

The Red Baron

Petcherat Marina Pier

A brand new but traditional sailing junk yacht, and the most fun way to see the bay surrounding Koh Samui.


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Wear your best outfit and take photos at sunset.

Either / Or




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An iconic bar with an iconic view: WOOBAR delivers WOW by day and by night.

Packing List



Samui sun is very strong.

Water resistant backpack

Take it everywhere without worry.


Protect your greatest asset.


Catch up on your reading as the sun sets off the beach.

Spotted in Koh Samui

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Discover daring Japanese cuisine. Fusing the freshest seafood available with epicurean excellence, Namu offers a truly dazzling dining experience.



An iconic bar with an iconic view: Woobar delivers wow by day and by night.

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