We learned that Koh Samui offers great dive sites. And, neighboring island, Koh Tao, produces a huge number of PADI certified SCUBA divers. Many vacationers seek the beautiful, calm waters chock full of beautiful sea life to embark on their diving journey. Being relatively new divers, we felt this would be perfect for us. We researched diving shops on the …Continue reading
Located in the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Samui has a total area of 228.7 km2 (88.3 sq mi) and measures some 25 km at its widest point (15.5 sq mi). Ko Samui is Thailand's second-largest island right after Phuket. Explore!
We figured there is no better way to recharge, than to escape to an island off of Thailand before our flight back to the States! After we narrowed our destinations down to Krabi and Koh Samui, we started to look for accommodations. Tom and I found an amazing deal at Renaissance Koh Samui, Thailand that we couldn’t pass up. Upon arrival …Continue reading
We knew this going into our trip and specifically allotted sufficient time in Koh Samui to recuperate. Koh Samui is the third largest island in Thailand, yet it has a hometown, laid-back feel. We wanted to have a fun SE Asian island experience, without all of the craziness. Koh Samui was our answer. While in Koh Samui, we were fortunate …Continue reading
The property is situated on a stunning site that has expansive views of the north coast of Koh Samui as well as the south coast of neighboring island, Koh Phangan. When we pulled up to the outdoor reception area, Tom and I gave each other knowing glances. We knew this place was special! Overlooking the Gulf of Thailand, we were …Continue reading
Upon arrival at the outdoor reception area, Tom and I were treated to a spectacular ocean view of Laem Yai Bai. From this vantage point, we noticed the property is expansive and lush with vegetation and coconut palm trees. We were told that the world-renowned landscape artist, Bill Bensley, designed the property to ensure privacy for guests while preserving the …Continue reading