With such beauty and charm, Koh Samui appeals to just about everyone. Every year, the island attracts more than 1,5 million people from all over the world that come here to do nothing or everything. With its pristine beaches, crystal clear water, delicious food, lively parties, and excellent shopping options, you could certainly say that this Thai paradise has it all.
||Thai Baht (THB) 1 = 100 Satang
||Police, Ambulance: 191 or 911
Tourist Police: 1155
Fire Brigade: 1669
||Most shops and restaurants in Koh Samui have long opening hours. The shops in Lamai and Chaweng are generally open from 11am–11pm/midnight and in Nathon from 10am–6pm. Banking hours are from 8:30am–3:30pm during the week.