We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Ko Samui

Free Newsletter

Interested in Ko Samui?

We'll send you updates with the latest deals, reviews and articles for Ko Samui each week.

Ko Samui Traveler Article:

Ko Samui Traveler Articles -- Written for Travelers by Travelers

Read or edit these Traveler Articles:
Inside Background
When it comes to Ko Samui's architecture, there is one word you will get to...
Last edited: June 22, 2006
Ko Samui has a distinct culture that is the product of it earliest settlers...
Last edited: June 21, 2006
Safety is a major issue when traveling to Thailand. Many people are aware of...
Last edited: November 06, 2013
Ko Samui is believed to have been inhabited 1,500 years ago by fisherman...
Last edited: July 09, 2006
Koh Samui is a small island.  There are many beaches, a few towns. The best...
Last edited: July 26, 2015
Laws and cultural expectations are quite different in Thailand therefore, it is...
Last edited: March 27, 2010
Ko Samui has two seasons, sunny and rainy. The best time to visit the island is...
Last edited: September 13, 2013
For the budget traveller, here are some tips for you. Get a brand new motorbike...
Last edited: February 14, 2013
One of the most common questions asked on the Koh Samui and Thailand forums, is...
Last edited: June 04, 2014
Once upon a time Koh Samui was a back packers haven. However this beatuful...
Last edited: August 25, 2007
  Most nights you will find a market or walking street somewhere. Chaweng...
Last edited: June 24, 2016
 *SOS=Surviving on Samui  Road Safety tips for those coming to Samui, planning...
Last edited: June 17, 2016
It is against the law for women to go topless in Thailand. Smoking in public...
Last edited: January 21, 2013
Weather ,Wind, and Waves    sites for Koh Samui weather forecasts and trends...
Last edited: March 19, 2013
Inside Transportation
There are two ways to arrive onto Samui – flight or ferry.  Samui Airport The...
Last edited: August 12, 2016
There are several different options for transportation to get you to see the...
Last edited: April 22, 2016
Samui has no public transport system.  It's a small islands, so getting aboud...
Last edited: March 11, 2016
There are several different options for transportation to get you to see the...
Last edited: June 15, 2016
If you, like thousands of other tourists visiting Koh Samui, you plan to hire a...
Last edited: June 15, 2016
Inside Things to Do
Expats Party on Koh Samui - every first Friday of the month! Samui Expats Club...
Last edited: December 17, 2012
Although Ko Samui is traditionally known as a backpacker's destination, the...
Last edited: June 17, 2015
Spirit House Village,Chaweng,Koh Samui. Spirit House Village is a...
Last edited: February 25, 2013
 A little off the beaten track but certainly worth a visit is Bar Ice Samui...
Last edited: November 08, 2013
Shopping in Thailand does allow for VAT/duty refunds. The following airports...
Last edited: June 22, 2006
Ko Samui is a diver's haven. The warm, tropical waters and beautiful coral...
Last edited: July 02, 2015
One can get good bargains when shopping for tailor made custom  clothes on...
Last edited: January 27, 2014
Santiburi Samui Country Club is a highlands golf courses that incorporates its...
Last edited: April 13, 2008
  samui shells museum      the  owner  is  62 years old man from spain  living...
Last edited: November 06, 2011
Link to a Webcam in and around Samui   http://www.samuiw...    
Last edited: November 05, 2012
    Markets or Walking Street Most evenings from 5pm to 11pm Local Food Stands...
Last edited: July 26, 2015
The most popular question Koh Samui dive instructors get asked is: "When are...
Last edited: January 19, 2010
Koh Samui's leading and most experienced kayaking operator. Explore caves and...
Last edited: October 05, 2008
Chaweng Beach is a beautiful place to stay and the perfect place to party...
Last edited: April 15, 2010
Unspoiled ‘nook’ high up on Samui’s Pom mountain  A park with parrots, goats...
Last edited: January 04, 2010
Inside Dining Scene
Eating on Koh Samui is not going to break the bank! and their is ample choice...
Last edited: January 23, 2015
Rice 
Rice is both an exciting and laid-back restaurant – all in one. Oh, and the...
Last edited: July 13, 2008
 The Three Monkeys Pub & Restaurant is a genuine pub restaurant, combining...
Last edited: November 04, 2008
On the Chaweng beach road there are many restaurants serving International...
Last edited: April 23, 2008
Inside Thailand: For Foreign Visitors
The official currency of Thailand is the Thai BAHT (pronounced - baaht).  One...
Last edited: August 22, 2016
Visitors to Thailand now fly into the new Bangkok airport, named Suvarnabhumi...
Last edited: April 28, 2012
Bangkok EMERGENCY CALLS Tourist Police - 1155, 022815051 Mobile Police - 191...
Last edited: August 18, 2014
The difficulty in trying to learn some Thai from the written English (often...
Last edited: April 01, 2016
Update  27. Dec 2011 - upon arrival at the Phuket airport you will often find...
Last edited: December 27, 2011
Tipping  Tipping is NOT customary in Thailand, there is absolutely NO mandatory...
Last edited: January 08, 2015
Addictive is how most visitors describe Thailand, you just can't help but go...
Last edited: May 01, 2015
In response to some hotel reviews here on Trip Advisor about Thai locations...
Last edited: February 10, 2011
Should you fancy a cross-country driving trip (from North to South or vice...
Last edited: August 12, 2016
What do local Thais see when they see you, a foreign tourist? -  Knowing this...
Last edited: March 11, 2016
    This information was compiled from information provided by Airports of...
Last edited: October 15, 2014
Warning from Tourism Authority of Thailand to online booking for guides and any...
Last edited: February 02, 2017
AIRPORT RAIL LINK The Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail Link (SARL or ARL for short...
Last edited: October 22, 2016
Overall, Thailand is a safe nation in which to travel.  Physical attacks and...
Last edited: July 08, 2015
Travel insurance is the most significant aspect of international travelling...
Last edited: October 21, 2015
These are the basic rules and procedures: * How do you claim a VAT refund and...
Last edited: March 12, 2012
The World Health Organisation has just upgraded Thailand's Status to the second...
Last edited: October 22, 2015
You have heard about Bangkok's unique shopping culture and now you too want to...
Last edited: March 23, 2015
A private villa offers you, your family and friends a true Thailand experience...
Last edited: March 15, 2016
VICTORY MONUMENT is the geographic center of Bangkok and arguably its most...
Last edited: October 28, 2016
Remember that the rules can change so check the links below 1. Tourist Visa...
Last edited: October 22, 2016