The P.H.C.N.T. Tourism Association is a
not-for-profit organization, numbering over 50 members, including hotels and
resorts, restaurants, travel professionals, and retail stablishments. It was
formed in 1987 for the purpose of promoting Koh Samui as a travel
Koh Samui : When the creator of our world thought of making a paradise on earth, he decided to place it in the middle of the gulf of Thailand. An island verdant with coconut palms and colored with the lushness of tropical plants and fauna, trimmed by clear, turquoise blue water. A place of dreams.
in the early days on this third largest island in Thailand measuring 247 square kilometers, the main source of income for the natives derived from the coconut trade. Today, in those same coconut groves are integrated bungalows and hotels of all distinctions and price catagorise augmenting and sustaining the life vein of the people are the kilometers long expanses of velvety-like, sandy beaches fringed eith the life sustaining coconut palms.
Koh Samui : appeals to both side of the coin those who seek peace, solitud and/or romance and to those who come to expend their energies with sports and other outdoor activities and diverse night life. Thereare numerous little bays with solitary beaches and abundant flora to escape to yet there are other beaches where you can participate in many beach as well as aquatic activities. For the international shopper, there are a variety of shops and quaint outdoor stalls to explore for even the most discerning of buyers. Both Chaweng and Lamai beaches offer a vast selection of international restaurants to compliment the many palate enlightening traditional Thai ones.