They call it the Land of Smiles, and you'll know just why the moment you touch down in Thailand. The warmth and courteousness of the Thai people is one of the reasons why their country has become one of the world's most popular multi-centre holiday destinations. A Koh Samui holiday is an unforgettable way to experience their unique hospitality.
The hustle and bustle of capital Bangkok and the fascinating ancient traditions of the northern hill tribe regions are a splendid introduction to the Far East. For most though, it is the sheer indulgent relaxation of Thailand's southern beach resorts that make it a special getaway.
An island situated in the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Samui holidays now rival Bali and Phuket as arguably south east Asia's most popular coastal retreat. A Koh Samui holiday has all the hallmarks of a tropical paradise tamed by the incredible luxury of a host of very special resorts that rank amongst the world's most resplendent. Some of the highlights of a Koh Samui holiday include:
Join a diving school expedition or else simply take your snorkel and swim with the incredible array of marine life that inhabit the crystal clear waters of the gulf.
Take a ride on Thailand's national symbol, the elephant, out into the lush jungle that covers the island and experience monkeys, komodo dragons and the spectacular birds of paradise in their natural habitat.
Step out for the evening. No Koh Samui holiday is complete without sampling the artisan creations of local and international chefs on the island who use fresh seafood and local produce to create incredible fusion food.
Charter a yacht or a sailboat and head out to see some of the spectacular rock formations that rise from the waters along the coastline where dolphins and whales also loiter.
A Koh Samui holiday is synonymous with the natural beauty of the area, but also the luxurious resorts that cater for visitors.
We love ultra-modern boutique The Library hotel which, along with the exclusive five-star facilties available to the inhabitants of its 26 studio rooms, plays upon how much we all love to read on holiday. Therefore its library of books, music and DVDs will keep you amused throughout your stay.
How does a private pool by your own cottage with stunning views of the ocean in the tranquil surroundings of northern Koh Samui sound? Well the Napasai hotel is just for you then.
The Santiburi Resort has become popular with the sports and spa fraternity. If you want an active Koh Samui holiday, its high-end sports facilites and access to great golf facilities, as well as a top class spa make it irresistible.
Luxury and seclusion combine at the Sila Evason Resort where every room has its own pool, sunken bath and 24-hour butler to cater to your every whim.Finally, the five-star beachfront majesty of the Four Seasons have made many a Koh Samui holiday. Its villas are set back on the hillside amongst the trees for a lovely atmosphere and a popular hotel.
We can't stress strongly enough how much satisfaction you'll get out of a visit to Koh Samui. It represents all that is wonderful about an incredible country.
Just give us a call on 0845 3 65 65 65 and we'll be happy to put to together the perfect package tailored to just what you're looking for.
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