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Situated along Southern Thailand’s spectacular coastline, Koh Samui offers the best examples of beach culture. Derived from the Chinese word “Saboey” to mean “safe haven”, Samui was a remote haven for fishermen, sailors and sea traders sheltering from storms and high seas in the late 1800s. Mainly of Chinese and Malay origin, these early settlers speak Pak Thai, a unique dialect in the south that still survives till this day.

Discover the legendary hospitality of its people through recreational and cultural immersions that afford glimpses into the vibrant local life, culinary journeys and wellness programmes that honour healing traditions of the region.

LOCAL INFORMATION
Samui International Airport (USM) is accessible via a 45-minute flight from Bangkok or direct daily flights from regional gateways.

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Swim Reef
Discover the largest swim reef in Southeast Asia within a resort for unique snorkelling experiential moments

The Southern Gastronomic Journey
Experience a cultural and gastronomical journey through a local market visit to source seasonal produce and discover the secrets of traditional southern-style Thai cuisine in our culinary class.

The Art of Muay Thai
Learn the art of eight limbs through a revered skill based sport for a total workout with trained instructors and be a part of an exclusive community.

Big Buddha Temple

A major landmark with great views, it is home to a 12 metre high gold Buddha built in 1972

Fisherman’s Village
Bophut Charming coastal town lined with old wooden shop houses and a walking street market every Friday evening

Chaweng Beach
Popular tourist town with powder white sand and a bustling nightlife