Get everything you need to know about Koh Samui – and 18 years of Koh Samui expertise – in one easy read. Find your best beach. Discover unexpected things to do. Solve your worries and instantly relax. Use The Koh Samui Guide to plan your perfect trip – you'll get your copy immediately after purchase.
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Whether you’re totally spontaneous or a list-making travel fiend, a parent, a honeymooner, a retired couple, a solo traveller with a backpack and a yoga mat – even an obsessive bird-watcher – The Koh Samui Guide makes sure the reality of your trip is even better than you hope.
Solve your worries and instantly relax. Jellyfish? Rabies? Snakes? Scams? How to get around? How to avoid being rude? Get tips for avoiding mosquitoes, buying alcohol, renting a private villa, find out things to avoid, how to drive on the island, what to do in an emergency – and more! Swap your concerns for the easy confidence of a savvy, seasoned traveller. Whether you’re coming as a couple, a family, are on a budget or celebrating something special, you’ll find The Koh Samui Guide helpful, reassuring and insightful.
Find your perfect beach. Where to stay? Which beach has the best sand? Where to eat? Easily choose which Samui beach suits you best, and exactly where to stay. Get your bearings with helpful maps and every detail you need to arrive an island expert. Discover hotels for every budget, plus ideal choices for romantic or family trips.
Discover the best things to do. Obsessively curated favourites for 16 years and counting! Put our sixteen years’ island experience in your back pocket, gaining instant confidence to our a new culture and climate. Delight in unexpected things to do, from enormous cocktails and great coffee, to spa days, road trips and romantic nights.
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19 chapters (393 pages) include:
01. Weather and Climate: When to Visit?
02. Beaches and Hotels: Where to Stay?
03. Transport: How to Get Around?
04. Safety and Sense: How to Stay Safe?
05. Thai Culture: Do's and Don'ts
06. Koh Samui Basics: What to Expect?
07. Packing: What to Bring?
08. How to Get Here: Flights and Ferries
09. Food and Drink: Where's Best?
10. Nightlife: Sunsets and Starry Nights
11. Self-catering: Supermarkets and Supplies
12. Exploring Koh Samui: Day Trips and Excursions
13. Things to Do on Koh Samui
14. Shopping: What to Buy
15. Rainy Days and Strong Sun: What to Do?
16. Island Events: What's On?
17. Birds and Island Flora
18. Koh Samui with Kids: Planning a Family Trip
19. Plus! Extra Resources