Gather as much information about Koh Samui as you can ahead of your visit, so that you're prepared for your trip and ready to experience the best of the island. The same could be said of anywhere in the world, but the best way to get the most out of your time on Koh Samui is to do your research. The comprehensive guides below should 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 of a fully-fledged tourist resort island.

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    Thailand Pass requires travelers to book their stay, airport transfer, and COVID-19 test with an SHA Extra Plus hotel prior to arrival.

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