Sightseeing in Ko Samui - what to see. Complete travel guide

Koh Samui Sunset 1. Tourists should avoid drinking tap water and use only bottled water for drinking and cooking foods. The bottled water can be bought in any grocery store and supermarket. One should not excessively drink cocktails made of ice or added with ice cubes as this can sufficiently worsen a process of acclimation.
2. Tourists should also be reasonable in eating local foods which may seem to foreign tourists rather weird. The process of adjustment to local cuisine should run gradually. Feeling the fist symptoms of indigestion or abdominal discomfort tourists are strongly recommended to stop consuming local foods and opt for habitual dishes.
3. Many local residents have a good command of English language however they may face difficulties with understanding of spoken voice. Thus all the phrases should be pronounced distinctly and clearly and slowly as only in this way the communication between locals and foreigners will be possible and mutually understandable.
4. Tourists should keep in mind that the sun on the resort is rather hot thus sun bathing should be portioned and limited. During beach leisure tourists are recommended to cover their heads and use sun protecting creams and sprays. For city exploration and hiking tourists are advised to choose a high necked outfit in light shades made of light materials.
5. Local folks respect their governor that is why any brickbats or critics of the leader may turn a reason for serious punishments and penalties including deprivation of freedom. Copyright
6. Those tourists looking for visiting of local religious landmarks and temples should carefully choose their outfits. Visitors in revealing outfits and bright clothes may be kept out of the temple. Before entering any temple footwear should be taken off and a temple should be entered barefoot.
7. Tourists should not make pictures and shoot video of local folks without their permission. This unwritten law primarily considers women. Shooting of some landmarks is forbidden as well that is why tourists should specify current rules in advance.
The main beach of Koh Samui is Chaweng Beach. It remains the most lively and attractive place for tourists for the last 20 years. That’s a very picturesque and charming beach with … Open
8. Local folks are rather polite and kind people. One should smile in course of any communication. Tourists are recommended to speak in soft tone in private communication with locals. One should not speak in high key in public places and display emotions as this act can be interpreted by local folks as ill breeding.
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What to visit being in Ko Samui - unique sights

Red Pool

From the series “Most Scary Swiiming Pools”
The hotel is located in close proximity to the beach Chaweng. This area is considered one of the busiest on the island. It has a variety of entertainment options. The elegant, modern design is typical of the hotel. It is designed in a minimalist style. Many of its decorative elements are made of natural wood. The Library is an ideal place to relax for those who want to escape from the bustle of the resort, enjoy reading the favorite books and diversify the measured vacation with unusual entertainment. … Read further

Six Senses Yao Noi

From the series “Stunning Beauty Places of the Earth, Unknown to Tourists”
The unique health resort is environmentally friendly - it was built in harmony with the surrounding nature and does not harm the ecosystem. In the formation of the hotel complex the beautiful national traditions were considered. Guests of the charming spa resort can spend a few days in the cozy room or in a cottage. The untouched beauty of nature and the wonderful landscapes are the main attractions of this eco-resort. … Read further

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