The perfect 48 hours in Samui: Where to go & what to do!

Begin your day at a beachfront café, unlock your mind with yoga, bring on the heat with delicious southern food, then top it off with tropical drinks at a boho beach bar.

Day 1: On the Island 

Brunch: Cafe K.O.B By The Sea

The team behind Cafe K.O.B didn’t invent avocado toast, but they’ve certainly done their share in making this dish popular in Samui. But if you’re not into the avo, order the Mushroom Melt or The Big Breakfast instead. Set right on the beach, this cafe is perfect for enjoying a chilled cold-pressed juice or coconut nectar cold brew coffee.

122/11 Moo 1


Open daily 07:00-18:00

Café K.O.B By The Sea
Café K.O.B By The Sea

Yoga: Vikasa 

Samui is globally recognized for being a wellness destination, and there’s no better way to experience this claim than at this well-known yoga institution. Whether you’re here for a yoga class, a meditation session or to try their delicious organic food, we guarantee you’ll leave the place with an uplifted spirit and a positive mindset.

211 Moo 4 



Lunch: Baan Saun Lang Sard 

Lunch at this semi-outdoor restaurant promises comfort food, amiable service and a vibe that feels like a Sunday meal at the old family home. Take in reasonably priced fare like blue swimmer crab with sataw, baegu flowers spicy salad, and horseshoe crab chili paste served with grilled sataw for a taste of real southern flavors. Dishes are made with locally sourced vegetables and seafood from sustainable fisheries. 

69/12 Moo 2, Ang Thong


Open daily 11:30-15:00

Baan Saun Lang Sard 
Baan Saun Lang Sard 

Shop: Samui Health Shop

Visit this shop if you want vegetarian food that’s packed with both nutrition and flavor—the orange cheesecake, fig bar and keto bread taste as good as they look. Do browse around the shop, which offers a wide range of organic lifestyle and food products at friendly prices. Special mention goes to their USDA organic coconut oil made right on the island. 

130/39 Moo 4


Open daily 10:00-20:00

Samui Health Shop
Samui Health Shop

Dinner: Chez Khun Ying  

If you’re looking for something that will please everyone in the family, then Chez Khun Ying is just the ticket. Delicious and generously portioned dishes like stir-fried crab meat with chili and stir-fried sataw and moo ko (slow braised pork with herbs) are still distinctly Thai, but bear Chinese influences. The drinks are also worth a try. 

249 Moo 2


Open daily 11:00-22:00

Chez Khun Ying  
Chez Khun Ying  

Drinks: Coco Tam’s

This stylish beach bar is a permanent feature in social media for its unrivalled views and boho-chic decor. Things get really fun at night, courtesy of well-crafted drinks, yummy pizza from Peppina, a fire show and DJs spinning lively tunes. Let loose your inhibitions to sign up for the perfect night by the sea! 

62/1 Moo 1


Open daily 13:00-01:00

Coco Tam’s
Coco Tam’s

Day 2: Salt Water Exploration 

Island Hopping: Pig Island Tour 

Koh Madsum is home to adorable pigs, who love nothing more than to sunbathe on the beach and frolic by the shore—and, of course, snack on corn and watermelon that they hope you will bring them. Come by to bond with these cuties and to snap that awesome Instagram pic. We also take you snorkeling around the island, prepare you lunch on the beach and take you to explore more secret islands on a premium speedboat. 

Pig Island Koh Samui
Pig Island Koh Samui

Dinner: Jahn 

Located at Conrad Koh Samui, this luxurious restaurant offers, aside from first-rate contemporary Thai food, 360-degree views of the shimmering Gulf of Thailand. The kitchen is helmed by the hotel’s executive chef Nicolas Piatti, who prepares tasting menus that blend an extensive use of local ingredients, Thai cooking techniques and artful presentations. Jahn is perfect for those who want to splurge or to celebrate any special occasion. 

49/8 9 Hillcrest Road


Open daily 17:00-23:00


Drinks: Tiki Box 

Colorful stringed lights and cheery tribal art make up for the bar’s understated interiors and simple furnishings. Don’t expect beer buckets. Tiki Box serves up tasty and well-balanced cocktails made with local and homegrown ingredients such as nutmeg and kumquat. Check out their Facebook page to learn about their guest bartenders and special events. 

25 112 Moo 6


Open Wed-Sun: 19:00-0:00

Tiki Box 
Tiki Box