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ABOUT KOH SAMUI

koh samuiKoh Samui, Thailand's third largest island of about 250sq Kilometers, situated off the East coast in Southern Thailand, is the largest of an archipelago of more than 80 islands, for the greater part uninhabited, the Angthong Marine National Park ideal of snorkeling and kayaking. Its neighbouring islands, Koh Phangan, a celebrated island that hosts the biggest beach full moon party and to its north is Koh Tao, renowned for its excellent coral reefs. To top it all is the dazzling 250-square-kilometer AngThong Marine National Park, where a stunning archipelago awaits to greet visitors with their charming palm-fringed beaches, crystal clear water and colorful coral reefs. Angthong can be reached in an hours boat ride from 'The House on the Beach'.

Discovered at the beginning of the 1970s by backpackers when there were only huts without electricity and tap water, and a population which lived mainly on the fishing and coconut plantations. Coconut farming is still a major part of the economy of the island.

Tropical island lined with coconut palms and with white sandy beaches, Samui is connected several times a day by passenger and car ferries to the mainland and by air to Bangkok, Phuket, Utapao, Singapore and Hong kong. It is part of Surat Thani province, the capital, Surat, is about 60 kilometers away. The main town on the Island is Nathon, which is near where the ferries to the mainland originate.

In just two decades, Samui became a choice destination in Asia. Today Samui built up itself an excellent reputation as a small tropical paradise.

While most visitors spend nearly all their time on the beach, there are many other things to do including elephant trekking, a visit to a crocodile farm, watching local monkeys work the coconut plantations or visiting our aquarium and butterfly gardens. There is plenty to keep the children happy as well.

There are mountain paths, waterfalls, unusual rock formations abound and are ideal for some exciting four-wheel drive and mountain bike exploration, as well as walking. Organised diving and instruction is available from numerous PADI approved diving operations located near to the villas.