Travelers visiting Samui will not only be amazed by the splendid white sandy beaches of Samui but also by the excellent choice of Samui attractions that Samui offers its visitors.
The Samui travel guide has reviewed all the major and most popular Samui attractions and has made a good selection of Samui attractions for you to look at. We hope that you will be able to visit the following Samui attractions during your upcoming holiday to Samui.
Samui Aquarium and Tiger Zoo
This great Samui attraction is well worth visiting for practically any one going to Koh Samui. The Samui Aquarium and Tiger Zoo has turned into one of the most visited Samui attractions.
The Tiger Zoo houses 5 beautiful Siam tigers and the Samui aquarium is home to thousands of fishes and sea turtles. Entrance is 350 THB.
Samui Snake Farm
The Samui snake farm is another very popular Samui attraction. The Samui snake farm also has a daily cobra show which is really worth seeing.
The shows at the Samui snake farm are twice daily, at 11 am and 2 pm and entrance to this Samui attraction is 250 THB.
The Samui activity that most tourists seem to enjoy most are the elephant trekking trips. There are a number of Samui elephant trekking companies to choose from.
Elephants on Samui are also used for other purposes which include logging work. Most Samui elephant trekking trips will last about thirty minutes.
Samui used to be a backpackers paradise however many excellent new Samui hotels have been build over recent years and now tourists can choose from a large range of Samui hotels.
The Samui travel guide has made a selection of some really great and unique Samui hotels and resorts for you to look at. We hope that our Samui guide will assist you in finding the ideal Samui hotel or resort.
Pavilion Samui Boutique Resort
The Pavilion Samui Boutique Resort is one of the most popular and well known Samui hotels. This Samui hotel is located in the popular resort town of Lamai beach.
The Pavilion Samui Boutique Resort offers a variety of bungalow type units to their hotel guests and plenty of resort facilities. Be sure to try out some of the delicious dishes that are served at the Scenic Corner or at the Patio Restaurant which are two of restaurants located inside this Samui hotel.
Four Seasons Resort
The Four Seasons Samui resort is most likely the most luxurious resort on Samui. This outstanding Samui hotel was only recently build and is located in a quiet part of Koh Samui.
This is definitely not the right Samui hotel to stay at if you are looking for lots of Samui nightlife establishments although Chaweng beach is only a short drive away. The Four Seasons resort Samui offer 60 villas to their guests.
Chaweng Regent Beach
The Chaweng Regent Beach resort is located along Bo Phuket beach and is another excellent Samui hotel. This great Samui hotel is located only a short drive away from Samui International Airport.
The Chaweng Regent Beach offers 145 rooms, suites and bungalows to their hotel guests. Look out for their low season specials as great hotel rates can be obtained for this Samui hotel during that period.
For those travelers that enjoy eating out at different restaurants each night during their holiday then please note that there are many outstanding Samui restaurants to be found in the Samui resort areas such as Chaweng beach and Lamai beach.
The team at the Samui travel guide has made a selection of excellent Samui restaurants for you to choose from. Enjoy the great food!
Poppies Samui Restaurant
Poppies is one of the most famous and celebrated Samui restaurants. This Samui restaurant is located along the beach at Chaweng and is a beautiful location to watch the sunset.
Another great aspect about dining at Poppies is that live music is player every evening and after dinner cocktails are highly recommended.
The Sala Thai restaurants probably serves the best Royal Thai cuisine of all the Samui restaurants. If you are a fan of Thai food then you should definitely visit the Sala Thai during your next vacation in Samui.
This Samui restaurant is located along Maenam beach in the Santaburi Resort. Be sure to try the green curry with chicken and the steamed scallops in red curry.
Palm Grove Restaurant Samui
The Palm Grove restaurant Samui is located at the Centara Samui Beach Resort and is very popular with both foreign visitors and local residents. The Centara Samui Beach Resort is located in Chaweng beach.
If you have the opportunity to dine at the Samui Palm Grove restaurant then please be sure to try their famous rock lobster tail salad or the excellent fresh basil risotto.
Who has not heard or read about the amazing Samui beaches? The beaches of Samui are one of the main reasons why so many travelers choose Samui as their vacation destination.
If you are looking for information about Samui beaches then you will be impressed by the selection of great beaches in Samui listed in our Samui travel guide. You can find below more information on the different beaches to be found in Samui.
Big Buddha Beach
Big Buddha beach is famous due to the large statue of Buddha which is located right along the sea. Big Buddha beach is a beautiful beach area however only a relatively few Samui hotels and resorts are to be found there.
Big Buddha beach is rapidly developing into one of the most modern beach areas in Samui. For those travelers that would like to visit the famous full moon party on nearby Koh Pha Ngan then Big Buddha Beach is where you will find boats that will ferry you across.
Bophut has a 2 kilometer stretch of amazing white sandy beach which is lined by beautiful coconut filled palm trees. Bophut beach is one of the lesser known Samui beaches but is definitely worth a visit.
Bophut beach is located only a short distance from the more well known Big Buddha Beach which is home to a magnificent statue of Buddha.
Chaweng Beach is the beach resort area of Samui where tourists and visitors can find the widest selection of Samui resorts, nightlife venues and shopping options.
If you would like to go out at night a lot during your vacation then you should definitely look into booking a Samui hotel or resort that is located in Chaweng beach.
The Samui travel guide recommends all visitors to explore the beautiful island of Samui. The ideal way to explore the island is by renting a car from one of the Samui car rental agencies.
The Samui travel guide has made it easy for you to find a Samui car rental agency to rent a car from. We have made a selection of a number of leading Samui car rental companies for you to choose from.
Avis Car Rental Thailand
Avis is a world famous car rental company with locations throughout the world including locations in Samui.
The fleet of cars at Avis rental car and the insurance packages that they offer their customers is outstanding and among the best of all Samui car rental companies.
Budget Car Rental Samui
Budget car rental is another large international car rental company which has branch offices on Samui. One Samui car rental branch is located at the airport and another one in Chaweng beach.
Budget car rental Samui offers a modern fleet of rental cars and they frequently have very good specials for long term car rentals.
Queen PK Samui Car Rental
This local Samui car rental company offers some of the cheapest Samui car rental rates out there.
Queen PK Samui car rental is located in the popular Chaweng beach. For more information about the types of cars that they have available or the special discount rates that they offer please visit their website.