By flight: Daily flights from major airports in Thailand including Bangkok, Phuket and Chiang Mai, as well as daily international flights from Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur make Koh Samui one of the most accessible island destinations in the region. The Koh Samui airport, well known for its unique ‘island boutique’ look is less than 30 minutes drive from Miskawaan. Airport pick up and drop offs are available for all our guests.
By Ferry: Donsak in Suratthani is the nearest major port with ferries departing every hour for Koh Samui. The port in Koh Samui is about 45 minutes drive from Miskawaan.
By Road: Driving to Koh Samui is possible, however guests need to get on the vehicular ferry at Donsak to arrive into Koh Samui, so plan your route accordingly.
Weather and seasons: Koh Samui is a typical island paradise with average annual temperatures of 31 degrees centigrade, with slightly higher temperatures in March and April (34-36 degrees). Mid October to mid December is the rainy season, and the rest of the year enjoys fairly dry weather, ideal for beach holidays. An occasional shower during the summer months is a great way to cool off in the tropical summer.
Population: Over 63,000 (as of 2014)
Local Transport: Songthaew or the local open air busses circle the main ring road with fixed prices. Taxis are also easily available around the island.
Things to do:
At Miskawaan: most of our guests like to do absolutely nothing but relax and soak in the beauty of Miskawaan and Mae Nam beach, enjoy the hospitality of our amazing staff and bond with family and friends in our super comfortable villas. However, for those who wish to do more, we offer everything from custom-designed Thai cooking classes, authentic Thai massages and beauty treatments, sightseeing and shopping excursions, water and adventure sports and a range of kid-friendly activity ideas that keeps little ones out of mischief while parents take a well deserved break. Just tell your dedicated Villa Manager what you would like when you arrive, and it will be arranged for you.
In Koh Samui: Koh Samui is the complete tropical beach holiday with everything from stunning beaches to exciting adventure and water sports. Great shopping, fun nightlife and some of the finest restaurants are to be found on Koh Samui. Island hopping by boat, beach picnics, fishing, snorkelling, diving, jungle safaris, temple tours, ATV rides, bungee jumping, golf, tennis, cable cars rides, spas, yoga retreats and thai boxing- this is just a sample of the entertainment our guests enjoy while in magical Koh Samui!