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Smile Thailand Ep.12 | The 5 Café you can't miss in Koh Samui

"Koh Samui" is not just and only beach, sea and sun. This rainy season, we're going to take you through 5 cafe' and restaurants you can't miss in this jewel island in the gulf of Thailand. A complete guide of spicy, sweet, salty and sour that you can't miss!

Chanthaburi Thailand Eastern Sea

But before we go filling our stomach, let us introduce you a bit more about this Island. "Koh Samui" is an island off the east coast of Surat Thani province, southern of Thailand. It is Thailand's second-largest island after Phuket with an area of 228.7 and a population of over 63,000 with its own airport where you can fly directly to this island [see google map]. Prepare for abundant of tourist resources, sandy beaches, coral reefs, and coconut trees for your upcoming trip to this paradise on earth.

Glendee - Coconut Chips Original

Glendee - Coconut Chips Original

Sunny beach, waving sea and fresh coconuts

Now .. Let the eat begins!

1. Sabienglae Restaurant (view location)

A consensus by all food hunters around the world especially for seafood where they use only fresh materials right from the sea, directly from the fisherman's village every single day. Guarantee with 10+ years of experience and 3 branches all over Samui island. An authentic taste of spices for Southern food style in Thailand.

Open hours : 11:00-18:00 hrs

Reservation tel. +66-77 233 082

Recommended menu : Giant shrimp with tamarind sauce, Sour soup made of tamarind paste with coconut, Crab egg chilli paste with assorted vegetables

2. Lolamui Cafe (view location)

It's not just only seafood on Koh Samui. This is a MUST TRY cake and cafe. Lolamui serves you with variety of organic cake made from Thai local recipes. The place was adapted from a cool chic chic house made of woods under the concept where you'll be surrounded by the trees and nature. A very good relaxing time to catch up with friends and family.

Open hours : 11:00-17:00 hrs

Reservation tel. +66-77 601 607

Recommended menu : Coconut cake, Taro cake

3. The Jungle Club (view location)

Another chic chic cafe up on the hilltop of Samui island. A chilling romance moment surrounded with panorama view of the sea under the hut like Maldives. Serving with Mediterranean food style and the sound of Rekke and Jazz where your time will fly.

Open hours : 08:00-22:00 hrs

Reservation tel. +66-81 894 2327

Recommended menu : Miang Kham, Carbonara Spaghetti, Pad Thai

4. Cafe de Pier (view location)

Cafe de Pier is located inside Fisherman Village of Samui island near the entrance. A Cafe with all seats facing off to the sea where you can watch the sea kissing the sky with a cooling breeze and a plane passing by. The highlight is in the evening when you can watch the sunset here right in front of your eyes.

Open hours : 08:00-22:00 hrs

Reservation tel. +66-77 430 680

Recommended menu : All American Breakfast, Smoothies, Coffee & Tea

5. Coco Tam's (view location)

An original beach bar chilling inside the Fisherman Village of Samui island at Bo Phut beach. The signature here is a big bean bag on the sand where you can lie down and relax along with many photo points that you can selfie for your socials. Or you can swing on the hammock that stretch out from the balcony and gives you a nice sea view that you can enjoy with your favorite drinks.

Open hours : 16:00-01:00 hrs

Reservation tel. +66-87 592 7900

Recommended menu : Cocktails

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