Koh Samui, or Ko Samui, is located 800km (500 miles) south of Bangkok, in the Gulf of Thailand. It’s the third largest island in the country. Renting a luxury holiday villa in Koh Samui makes a good base, from which you can discover the superb beaches and vibrant nightlife which attracts holiday-makers from all over the world.
All of our top of the range private properties in Koh Samui are exceptional beachfront villas which will guarantee that you have a wonderful and memorable holiday. Koh Samui has excellent infrastructure, including banks, travel agents, supermarkets and bicycle and motorbike rentals, and travellers feel very comfortable when visiting the island.
With direct access to the sea from our luxury villa rentals, there are plenty of activities within easy reach to get involved in: kitesurfing, windsurfing, canoeing, parasailing, diving, tennis, volley-ball, and more. Guests at our private properties can also enjoy the many local bars, restaurants and nightclubs along the east coast of the island.
The main sites of Koh Samui :
- Bho Phut: This magnificent 2km (1.5 mile) beach is a good place to do water sports and is very family friendly.
- Chaweng: It is the longest and most picturesque beach on the island. It forms a 5km (3 mile) long ribbon along the east coast. It is arguably the liveliest and most visited seaside resort in Koh Samui.
- Lamai: On the east coast of the island, at 4km (2.5 miles) in length, Lamai is the second largest beach in Koh Samui. Like Chaweng, it is very lively and is sure to please travellers seeking events and activities.
- Mae Nam: It’s the sandy beach at the western end of the north coast of the island. Very straight and 4km (2.5 miles) long, it’s one of the most peaceful beaches with a panoramic view of Ko Pha Ngan. It is ideal for kitesurfing.
The easiest way to get to Koh Samui is to take the plane from Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya, Hua Hin or Singapore. Bangkok Airways has between 6 et 14 direct return flights from Bangkok to Koh Samui daily, from 6:30am to 6pm. The flight takes one and a half hours.