Koh Samui, Thailand
From the comfort of one of our luxury Koh Samui villas, you can explore the picture-perfect beaches and laid-back lifestyle of this stunning island.
Koh Samui Villas
Our Koh Samui villas are the perfect choice if you’re looking to experience the quintessential Thai island. Featuring white, powder-fine sand and shallow crystal-clear waters with endless opportunities for watersports and snorkeling, Koh Samui is a true haven for those looking for beachside escapes. From Maenam to Lipa Noi, and Chaweng to Bophut, you can expect endless secluded stretches ringed with lush palm trees and foliage, quaint seaside villages with plenty of options for shopping and dining, and an abundance of incredible temples, monuments, and waterfalls when you’re ready to explore a little further afield.
Our Koh Samui villas are simply exquisite. The smart, modern homes offer you every comfort and luxury you could possibly desire, all located in prime positions where you can make the most of the local area, with only steps between you and the ocean (offering some seriously unreal views of those famed Koh Samui sunsets), and beautiful swimming pools where you can laze the afternoons away.
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What to eat in Koh Samui
When it comes to restaurants in Koh Samui, you will find most of them gathered in popular tourist spots, particularly around the beaches. This means, if you’re a fan of dining beachside with the balmy ocean breeze ruffling your hair, you’re in for a treat. So, if you’re staying somewhere like Bophut or Lipa Noi, it’s perfectly reasonable to expect to be able to stroll around until you find something that catches your eye, and likely enjoy an incredibly authentic experience too. However, if you would like a little inspiration to get you started as you decide your nightly dinner plans, the Food Lab and Emporio Caffe Samui in Lamai Beach have both proven to be popular. In Taling Ngam, EVA Cafe & Restaurant tends to come out on top, and in Bophut, Cafe 69 is one of the best restaurants in Koh Samui, with an incredible review rating. If you’re looking for luxury restaurants Koh Samui, then you can’t go wrong with Dining on the Rocks and Full Moon, both in Bophut.
When is the best time to visit Koh Samui?
Koh Samui is a year-round destination, but the months between December and February are widely regarded as the best time to visit. The weather during this period is perfect for both lazy beach days and doing a bit of adventuring - not too hot and right in the middle of the dry season.
Distances from Koh Samui
|Attraction||Distance from Koh Samui Airport (miles)||Drive time from Koh Samui Airport (minutes)|
|Ban Tai Beach Koh Samui||9.2 miles||30 minutes|
|Lipa Noi Beach||18 miles||50 minutes|
|Choengmon Beach||3.7 miles||15 minutes|
|Na Muang Waterfall||14.6 miles||45 minutes|
|Hin Lad Waterfall||16.8 miles||45 minutes|
|Thongson Bay||4.2 miles||15 minutes|
|Wat Plai Laem||3.2 miles||15 minutes|
|Big Buddha Temple||2.7 miles||12 minutes|
|Chaweng Beach||1.7 miles||9 minutes|
|Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Samui||7.5 miles||26 minutes|
Getting to and around Koh Samui
Koh Samui, a tropical paradise in Thailand, welcomes travelers through the Koh Samui International Airport (USM). Located on this stunning island in the Gulf of Thailand, the airport serves as a vital gateway to Koh Samui and the surrounding archipelago. Featuring modern facilities and well-established flight connections, Koh Samui International Airport ensures a warm Thai welcome for visitors from across the globe.
Upon landing at Koh Samui International Airport, you'll find a fleet of taxis ready to transport you to your chosen destination on the island. Taxi fares are typically metered, ensuring transparency and fair pricing. Whether you're heading to your accommodation, a local attraction, or beginning your Thai adventure, taxis provide a comfortable and convenient mode of transportation.
Exploring Koh Samui and its tropical beauty through its reliable and budget-friendly bus services is an excellent option. The island boasts a well-organized bus network that offers convenient transportation, allowing you to immerse yourself in the local culture and explore attractions without breaking the bank. The bus system is favored by both residents and tourists, making it a popular choice for getting around.
For those who seek independence and the flexibility to explore Koh Samui's diverse landscapes, renting a car is an ideal choice. The island features a network of well-maintained roads, including scenic routes that lead to hidden beaches and picturesque viewpoints. While driving on the island is generally straightforward, it's essential to drive on the left-hand side and adhere to local traffic regulations. Ensure you have a valid driver's license to explore Koh Samui by car.
If you prefer to create your own itinerary and uncover Koh Samui's natural beauty and cultural treasures at your pace, reputable car rental services are readily available on the island. Renting a car grants you the freedom to experience Thai hospitality, discover hidden gems, and enjoy the convenience and comfort of your vehicle.
As you embark on your journey to Koh Samui, these transportation options promise a seamless and memorable exploration of the island's wonders. Whether you're here for relaxation, adventure, or a taste of Thai culture, Koh Samui welcomes you with its unique charm, pristine beaches, and warm Thai hospitality.
Things to do
- Thailand is a popular destination for golfing, and Koh Samui is no exception. Play a few rounds amongst beautiful surroundings, with some of the most popular places for a game or two being Royal Samui Golf and Santiburisamui Country Club.
- On the list of unmissable temples in Koh Samui include the famous Wat Phra Yai (also known as Big Buddha Temple), Wat Plai Laem, Hin Lad Waterfall Temple, and Wat Ratchathammaram (also known as the Red Temple).
- If you want to try out a bit of diving in Koh Samui, then we recommend paying a visit to one of the local dive schools, such as The Dive Academy or Silent Divers, both of which are in Bophut.
- Koh Samui is not just a haven for adventurous families - it also has a fantastic nightlife to boast of. Some of the most popular night clubs on this island include the super popular Green Mango, ARKbar Beach Club, and the Hush Bar.
- No matter where you are staying on the island, you will be close to an array of wonderful beaches. Popular destinations are Chaweng Beach, Choengmon Beach and Thongson Beach. Slightly further afield, we recommend Nathon Beach and Lipa Noi Beach.
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Beach villas Koh Samui Thailand
Koh Samui is an island of endless silky coastline, and picturesque, whispering waters, so clear you can walk for an age and still be able to see the mysteries of the seabed. Perfect for kicking back and enjoying the sunshine, or for getting out on the water with your snorkeling gear, we bet that a huge reason you’re choosing Koh Samui is to make the most of the beautiful, paradisiacal beaches. So why waste a moment of your vacation?
With Top Villas, you are sure to discover your perfect beachfront villa Koh Samui. Located only minutes from the sparkling depths of the ocean, you simply need to wake up, and make the extraordinarily short stroll to one of the island’s best features. Now that’s what we call a vacation!
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Koh Samui long term rentals
We all hate that feeling… you know the one when your vacation is nearly over just as you feel like you’re getting settled into your beautiful Koh Samui luxury villa. Just as the feeling of hot sand between toes has become second nature, it’s time to head back to the airport and wave goodbye to the beautiful beaches. But… What if you didn’t have to? What if you could stick around in paradise for even longer?
Well, when you book one of our Koh Samui long term rentals, you can! Our stunning homes can be yours for as long as you like, so you can get a true taste of the island, as well as fully unwind without the pressing need to return to reality any time soon.
You can also make your extended stay in our Koh Samui villas as seamless as can be, with our staffed Koh Samui villas. From daily maid service to a dedicated chef and housekeeper, our staffed Koh Samui long term rentals promise hotel-quality service in the privacy of your own Thai paradise.