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Why there’s never been a hotter time to visit Koh Samui

EAT Credit: vikasayoga. com/the-place/life-cafe Vikasa Life Cafe Two European raw food chefs—one from Berlin, the other Paris—move to Samui and shack up in business with Kosta Miachin, the lean yogi master behind Vikasa yoga hotel. Boris Lauser and Cyril Schiv’s health food cafe goes way beyond just raw and vegan dishes, even giving the nod to salmon and tuna at times, though the backbone of the menu remains local island produce with plenty of tropical fruits…

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Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui, Thailand

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. and YTL Hotels have signed an agreement for the development of two new hotels in Asia Pacific, The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui on the naturally beautiful island resort of Thailand and a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Niseko Village set at the base of Mount Niseko-Annupuri, the Japanese ski haven. Niseko is home to the largest ski resort in Japan, and is known internationally for being one of the world’s leading ski destinations.…

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Samui Savvy: Where to go and what to do in Koh Samui

Our top picks for where to go, where to sunbathe, where to party and more. | Jun 23, 2011 Top Walking Street Bophut Samui is now obsessed with walking streets, and there’s one almost every day of the week. If you have limited time, then this is the one you should try. Bophut stretches along the entire Fisherman’s Village Street where wooden shophouses are home to cool restaurants, cafes, shops and guesthouses. On Fridays, street…

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How Samui’s five-star hotels prices compare this Songkran

Smart travelers start planning for Songkran now, and Samui remains a big-ticket island for gorgeous five-star resorts. Here’s how prices stack up for two nights over the April holiday weekend at the island’s biggest luxury players.  All rates were taken using Booking.com based on the cheapest room category over the Apr 14-15 weekend.   Four Seasons Koh Samui  The rate: B30,700  The room size: 103 sq meters The venerable Four Seasons runs an all-pool-villa affair…

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