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Top spots to visit

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Top spots to visit

Off to Ko Samui next week - what does everyone suggest we do whilst we are there - what have your best experiences been - we are staying in a hotel on Chaweng Beach - also any suggestions as to great places to eat - cheap and not so cheap.

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1. Re: Top spots to visit

Just got back. Our favourite restaurants were Beach Love on Chaweng Noi Beach, great food and a wonderful romantic meal on the beach with cocktails and beers costing around 14 pounds in total. We also had a fabulous bbq on the beach, which I believe only happens on Saturday night at Central Samui Beach Resort, together with a show which was another great evening. Also enjoyed Seafood Restaurant (which despite name does very large range of food), which is most attactively laid out with lots of nooks and crannies. Too many restaurants to choose from - wanted to try Zicos, Brazilian Restaurant but unfortunately run out of time!! Have a great stay.


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I would recommend Five Islands Restaurant and Big John's Seafood both of which are on the west side of the island, they will pick you up from your hotel if you ring ahead. Five Islands is small and quite romantic, Big John's has great sunsets and a hilarious cabaret show. There is also a cheap and cheerful on Choeng Mon beach called Bongoes which has lovely staff and great food.



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There are lots of good restaurants in Chaweng, if you get a bad meal you will be very unlucky. We had a great day out on a snorkelling trip to a nearby island with lunch included on the beach. There were about 12 of us, including Brits, Aussies. and Swedes, and everyone agreed that it was a fantastic day out. The Big Budda is worth seeing even if it is a bit commercialised.

A couple on the snorkelling trip had been on a half day jeep safari into the middle of the island and really loved it.

Have a great time. Jim & Angie, -Yorkshire.