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Renaissance Koh Samui

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Renaissance Koh Samui

Hi there!

Can anyone advise me if there is any local restaurants and bars within walking distance to the Renaissance Resort in Ko Samui?

Or would we be having to get taxis if we wanted to leave the resort?

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just returned from renaissance,beautiful hotel but unfortunately

not much in walking distance

the hotel does supply a free shuttle bus to chaweng centre

but the last one returns 9.30 p.m

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Hi Racetrack - We're off the to the Renaissance soon too. Will you be writing a review on the hotel? Just windering if you were in a pool villa and what it was like?


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Staying at The "R', eating Thai food means you probably won't find much better Thai food anyway.(you'll find cheaper for sure - but that takes guts to try it out). Lamai is best done of an evening just walking down the beach, checking out the beachside restaurants, and then if you can't find what you want, walking down the beach road.There is no doubt that Chaweng has a greater choice of restaurants. You don't need a taxi to walk around Lamai - you do for Chaweng. The best advice is,walk the beach, look at the places where people seem to be having a lot of animated convo, and go for it..

the bottom line is why you are coming to samui. I love most restaurants on the beaches of lamai or Chaweng, though the quality changes day-to-day. For guaranteed 5-star food,well, poppies on Chaweng is one. I hesitate though to name places, as i think half the fun is just wandering around, finding a place that looks promising, having a drink, unashamedly checking out the dishes the people on your neighbouring table have ordered, and then going for it.

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