It is strongly advised to gather as much information about Koh Samui as you can before you visit. The same could be said of anywhere in the world, but the best way to get the most out of your time on the island is to do your research. Fortunately, our team of locals and long-term expatriates have complied this comprehensive guide to give you all of the local knowledge you’ll need.
Although Koh Samui was little more than an extended coconut plantation and a backpackers' destination only a short time ago, it now has a solid infrastructure and all the amenities you can desire to facilitate day-to-day life. It is very easy to get to and around, enabling you to take advantage of the wide range of attractions and activities on offer, as you will see in the Koh Samui information below.