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Cruises Visiting Koh Samui

aida aura cruise shipKoh Samui is an island off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus in Thailand, about 35 km NE of Surat Thani town. It is Thailand’s third largest island, roughly circular in shape and about 15 km across. The central part of Koh Samui is an uninhabitable mountain jungle and the various lowland areas are connected together by a single road that goes right around Koh Samui.

Circumnavigate Koh Samui, exploring pristine beaches, villages and relaxing beach side restaurants either by hiring a motorbike yourself or a local Koh Samui driver and guide to show you around. Koh Samui is truly an oasis of natural beauty, with its white sandy beaches, dazzling coral, luscious lagoons, Sea Princess cruise to Koh Samuipicturesque waterfalls, swaying coconut trees and crystal clear water. With a broad mixture of cultures, many different traditions, including western, are celebrated.

The Big Buddha, located on the north of Koh Samui, is in all the guide books of Koh Samui but there are several other temples and chedis worth seeking out. Most of the freely distributed maps indicate where the best lookouts are and which waterfalls are notable. Then there are the famous, erotically shaped, Hin Ta and Hin Ya rocks at the southern end of Lamai. It is also possible to visit some of the surrounding islands, while a day trip to the gorgeous Ang Thong National Park, which is the least spoilt of all, and accessible with a guide, may be your choice.

Docking and Local Transportation

Cruise ships dock at the Port of Koh Samui, in Na Thon, the island’s main port town. Transportation is available from the port to the rest of Koh Samui.

Buses are an efficient way to get around Koh Samui. Taxis are available, but make sure to negotiate your fixed price fare in advance. If you don’t, you will have to pay whatever the cab driver decides. Scooters are also available for rent, but the rough roads and uneven terrain around Koh Samui make this a dangerous option.

Time table ( e.g. dates and companies ) 

Tui Cruises, Aida, Marella Discovery, Norwegian, Seven sea Navigator, Insignia, Sapphire Princess, Silver Shadow…

Company

Ships Name

Arrival Koh Samui

Voyager RegentSeven Seas Mariner26 February 2019
Holland America LineMS Westerdam19 January 2019
Princess CruisesSapphire Princess26 February 2019
AzamaraAzamara Journey28 October 2019
Tui CruisesMein Schiff 302 February 2019
AIDAAIDA  Belle20 February 2019
Marella CruisesMarella Discovery06 March 2019
Silver SeaSilver Muse23 March 2019
Cruise&MaritimeColumbus30 March 2019
Oceania CruisesNautica07 April 2019
Crystal CruisesCrystal Symphony29 April 2019
CostaCosta Fortuna02 December 2019
Hapag-Lloyd CruisesMS Europa22 December 2019

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Steve
A professional PADI & BSAC trained scuba diver with over 8 years experience living & working in Koh Samui, Thailand.

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