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Dream holiday in Koh Samui villas

It was only the early 1970s that the first backpackers traveling on a coconut boat arrived on Koh Samui. For years after the island just had a few bungalows and a trickle of travelers. In the early 1990s, boats full of tourists started arriving, and since then the island has soared in popularity. Koh Samui is now the most popular island destination in Thailand and it is an oasis of natural beauty, with its white sandy beaches, dazzling corals, luscious lagoons, picturesque waterfalls, swaying coconut trees and crystal clear water. Tourism is now ahead of coconuts as the islands main industry. (more…)

Chaweng Beach

Chaweng Beach remains the most beautiful on the island. Wandering down from your coconut palm-shaded hut to the white-dust sand to the crystal clear water is an unforgettable experience. It’s just a shame that today you have such a short window of opportunity to enjoy it – between sunrise and 7am, at the most (more…)

Laem Set

Laem Set is found right down on the south coast of Koh Samui, the sea is too shallow for swimming. However, the huge smooth boulders on the beach and the coconut palms leaning over at impossible angles make it look spectacular. It’s one of the more relaxing areas of Koh Samui with a void of nightlife and shops. (more…)