GrabWander X Samui
March is the perfect month to take off to Koh Samui, as the ocean waves are now subside and the weather is nice and cozy beckoning for a dip in the sea.
Wander around this all-time favorite tourist destination in an island dotted with clean beaches, bountiful coral reefs, as well as waterfalls, ancient temples, and of course, the many cool cafés waiting for you to check out.
If you’re new to the island, check out these 5 recommended spots from GrabWander and you won’t be disappointed. Also remember that getting around the island is possible (and easy!) when you use Grab app.
This month, get THB 150 off (2 rides/user) just by entering code GOSAMUI when using JustGrab in Samui.
This limited-redemption offer is valid until 31 Mar 2018. Book now!
Charm Eatery and Bar
If open spaces are your kryptonite, get ready to be weak at the knees by the breathtaking scene of Charm Eatery and Bar. Following its success of the first branch in Sathorn, now you can enjoy your fusion meal served alongside gorgeous view of the sunset by the ocean.
Feast on your dishes with a twist! The restaurant offers authentic Thai and fusion menus such as these can’t-misses: Spicy Pomelo Salad, Mackerel Fried Rice, Thai Basil Pizza, Spicy Seafood Pasta and many more. Situated on the Bo Phut Village’s Bangrak Beach, Charm is only 5-minutes ride from the airport.
Location: 14/22 Moo 5, Bophut (next to the entrance of The Big Buddha Temple)
Make a good day perfect by burying your feet in the sand while cozying up with your favorite someone at CoCo Tam’s! This rustic beach bar will complete your night with a breezy vibe of the Fisherman’s Village. Choose your spot from those beanbags on the beach, the cabanas, or bar-side swings as fire show performers and the DJs do their things.
Aside from refreshing beverages, the hearty range of pizzas, pastas, and steaks will guarantee to make this visit the first of many, many more.
Location: 62/1 Moo 1, Fisherman’s Village, Bophut
Calm your mind at Ratchathammaram Temple. Known to the locals as Wat Sila Ngu, this temple houses a Buddha’s relic in its beautiful premises. One of the many reasons it attracts so many Thais and foreigners is the red ordination hall (Ubosot) made from pious works of the whole community. The architecture is of Srivijaya-Bayon arts and the interior is a delicate craftsmanship portraying the past lives of Lord Buddha. Set by the coast, this temple is also a wonderful spot to enjoy the island view within serene surroundings.
Location: Ring Road 4169 (1km away from Hin Ta Hin Yai rocks)
The Jungle Club
Travel to one of Samui’s best kept secrets, The Jungle Club, a private resort on Chaweng Noi Beach with a restaurant that boasts stunning, panoramic view over the Gulf of Thailand.
Accompany the impressive scene with a choice of their extensive menus ranging from Thai, French, Italian and Mediterranean. Rest your tired body for an oxygen-recharge at one of the colorful beanbags on the big open decks, or retire to the tropical dining room for a quieter meal. The restaurant operates until 9.30PM allowing you to take in the sunset sky as well as nighttime tunes of jazz, reggae, and blues.
Location: Chaweng Noi Beach, Soi Panyadee School
CAFE De PIER x Samui
Add #goodlife on your social media post with a trip to CAFE De PIER x Samui. This hip café will give your already-great-day a boost with aromatic coffee and photogenic setting of the old Bo Phut pier.
Relish in the sea breeze so abundant in this industrial styled venue that it might as well be the complimentary appetizer of your meal. You could also order their popular all-day breakfast and brunch items, as well as tapas, salads or pastas.
Location: 50 Moo 1, Fisherman’s Village, Bo Phut