Koh Samui Area Activities
We want all of our guests to make the most of their time on Koh Samui. The Sandalwood tour desk and reception team will be happy to arrange any of the tours listed below:
Koh Samui Inter-Island trip: This is a fun day trip of swimming, snorkeling and cruising in the sun on a long tailed fishing boat. Visit some small islands near the south west side of Koh Samui. The most popular are the islands of Koh Tan and Matsum. Have the Sandalwood front desk staff contact a long tail boat that will leave from the town of Tong Krut. Leave in the morning and get picked up late afternoon.
Sailing in Koh Samui: From November to May, stronger westerly winds challenge windsurfers, and from December to April there is a strong northeast wind .Sailing crafts such as yachts and catamarans are widely available for rent. Ask Sandalwood front desk for some choices.
Koh Samui Kayaking: The Angthong National Marine Park is located halfway between Samui and the mainland and offers the best paddling expedition in the gulf. It is a sanctuary for marine life as well as land animals and birds. Kayaking trips are available and offered daily by tour companies. Inquire at the Sandalwood front desk to hear about available options.
Muay Thai lessons in Koh Samui: Like aerobics, Muay Thai is a good fitness sport, and you can easily learn it. Muay Thai is a fast-paced contact sport based on traditional Thai boxing styles, but recently it became a new rage in fitness for men and women of all ages. Ask Sandalwood front desk for some choices.
Thai massage: Please check out the variety of spa packages that we offer at The Sandalwood Spa
Thai cooking lessons at Sandalwood Villa: Thai food has become very popular worldwide. So while you are here, take the time to learn Thai cooking in a private class. Our chefs have many years of experience in Thai cooking and carving fruits and vegetables. We can provide a day tour to go shopping at the market in morning, and then come back to prepare foods. After that you can start cooking with our chef and enjoy your meal.
Click here to find out more about our Blue Ginger Thai Cooking School
Bungy at Koh Samui: This adrenaline pumping sport is for those who wish to conquer their fears from a bungy platform that hovers over Chaweng Beach.
Koh Samui Diving and Snorkeling: The underwater world is waiting for those who want more challenging water sports. Just make sure you seek the services of PADI certified companies. Beside the underwater sea life around Koh Samui island, the most popular dive sites are those found around Koh Tao. We will be happy to make arrangements that are appropriate to you skill level when you are here. Snorkeling equipment can be provided here at the hotel. Coral Cove beach, right down the road from us is a nice snorkeling spot.
Elephant trekking: Koh Samui landscape can be seen 3 meters above the ground on the back of an elephant. Jungle treks include passing by waterfalls, under coconut trees, and through tropical nature. The rides usually last for 30 minutes, but longer trips can be arranged. Inquire about the different treks at our front desk.
ATV tours around Koh Samui Island: All Terrain Vehicles, or quads, as they are commonly called, are a thrill to ride. An ATV tour will lead you through a long stretch of trails that lead to the Pagoda Leam Sor. This is a beautiful place of worship located on a stretch of beach overlooking Koh Tan and a rubber plantation. There are many ATV tour companies available on Koh Samui and our front desk team will be happy to assist you with recommendations for a tour that best suits your interests.
Go Kart racing at Koh Samui: There are Go Carts available for both beginners and advanced riders.
Paintball: Paintball games not only offer the thrill of safe jungle warfare but also provide a chance to see the island‘s greener scenery. Shoot your friends with paintballs.
Koh Samui Golf Club: The world class Santiburi Golf and Country Club is in Maenam and offers some truly fabulous scenery as well as a challenging international standard 18 hole golf course. The Royal Samui Golf Country Club is a smaller, 9-hole golf and recreation facility, easy to reach there in 5 minutes from Sandalwood’s front door. Our front desk team will be happy to arrange a tee time for you.
Co-Co splash waterslides: A fun water slide park with 4 pools seven slides, a jacuzzi, restaurant and shaded seating area for adults.