Located off the coast of mainland Surat Thani town, Koh Samui is the third largest island in Thailand
. Part of the Surat Thani province, this southern island is made up of an abundance of beaches, reefs, and coconut trees.
Koh Samui is surrounded by about 60 other small islands, which make up the Ang Thong Marine National Park. The regular circuit for travelers is between Koh Samui, and two other islands (Koh Phangan
and Koh Tao). The island has 2 main seasons, wet and dry, with the wet season only lasting for the month of November. Throughout the dry season rain showers will occur but they will be tropical showers, lasting only a short period of time.Staying in a vacation home rental enables one to embark on a cultural experience
while still enjoying Western living essentials. Every day you can wake up in your custom picked accommodation to a view of the sparkling waters of the coast of Koh Samui. While mingling with travelers from all over, indulge in some of the many activities this Thai island has to offer such asmassages, shopping, and of course beaches
. For those in need of more action, there is quad touring, hiking, and rappelling.
Vacationers can find holiday lodging directly from owners in the form of villas, bungalows, apartments and condo rentals in Koh Samui. In the middle of the mix of shops, street stands, and beaches there is a vacation rental for every budget. Accommodation is generally quite cheap in Thailand
, as is the cost of living, so those with an apartment rental will be able to live well beyond what they could out West with the same amount of money.
Why stay in a Koh Samui hotel when you can rent a vacation rental? Owner Direct has been matching holiday guests with privately-owned short term and long term vacation rentals since 1994. Book yours now, and find yourself enjoying the tropical waters and sunshine of Koh Samui, Thailand.