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Island Hopping

Island Hopping in the Gulf of Thailand

Description

Imagine a holiday with fine, sandy beaches, winding coconut palm trees and the turquoise glowing sea. On this 9-day island hopping experience, you will discover some of Thailand's most beautiful jewels: Koh Tao, Koh Phangan and Koh Samui. Relax on pristine beaches, and get to know the region around the Gulf of Thailand. Diving and snorkelling enthusiasts and hiking experts will love the adventures on these paradise islands.

Highlights

  • 9-day island hopping from Koh Tao, Koh Phangan and Koh Samui
  • Relax in a natural paradise on the most beautiful beaches of Thailand
  • Discover colorful coral reefs on snorkeling & diving excursions
  • Stay in charming boutique hotels
  • Includes breakfast & transfers

Destinations

Best Time to Travel

The best travel time for Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao is in the main season between mid-December and March. During this time, there is little precipitation and the temperatures are between 85°F and 95°F. From March to August, it is extremely warm and the humidity is very high. October and November are the rainiest months, with brief, heavy rain showers in the morning.

Day 1: Koh Tao - Welcome to Paradise

Your adventure begins on Koh Samui! After being picked up at your separately booked hotel, or at the airport, you will take a ferry to Koh Tao from Mae Nam Pier.

Koh Tao, aka Turtle Island, is the tropical getaway you've been needing. Relax beneath the swaying palm trees, discover the colorful coral reefs in a magnificent underwater world and sunbathe on the powdery sand beaches. The paradisiacal island is known for diving and snorkelling enthusiasts because of the rich variety of colorful fish you will find! You can also discover the island's beautiful landscapes on different hiking adventures.

Ferry Travel Time, Koh Samui - Koh Tao: Approx. 1.5 hours.

3 nights in The Haad Tien Beach Resort with breakfast in a Hideaway Villa, Koh Tao, Thailand

Day 2 to 3: Koh Tao - Snorkeling and Diving Paradise

The next days are at your leisure. Borrow a canoe from the hotel, and visit the neighboring island of Nang Yuang. You should definitely take snorkeling gear with you because as you canoe over to the island, you will already see the colorful fish that live in the crystal clear water. The island's only restaurant welcomes you for lunch.

Day 4: From Koh Tao to Koh Phangan - Samui's Little Sister

After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken to the ferry terminal. After a few hours, you will reach Koh Phangan!

Koh Phangan is one of Thailand's most popular islands. This is certainly due to the fact that she has retained her very own charm compared to the large, well-developed neighboring island Koh Samui. During the day, relax on the beach or take a trekking tour in the dense rainforest of the hinterland. Rent a scooter and explore the island. Discover each beautiful corner of this unique island. In the evening there are some good restaurants offering authentic and local delicacies.

Ferry Travel Time, Koh Tao - Koh Phangan: Approx. 1.5 hours

3 nights in Buri Rasa Village with breakfast in a deluxe room, Koh Phangan, Thailand

Day 5 to 6: Koh Phangan - A Real Insider Tip

Personally design what the next few days will look like! Although Koh Phangan is a bit quieter than its neighbor island and big sister Koh Samui, you can still experience all sorts of things here. Do you want to just kick back and relax? Or would you rather go on an exciting adventure through the jungle or underwater world?.

For the guests wishing to indulge in this tropical getaway, Koh Phangan is particularly popular for its paradisiacal beaches and the offshore coral reefs of its extremely clear waters. If you are wanting something more active, then try one of the many hiking tours through the hilly hinterland. You can even discover the Phaeng waterfall!  After the long hike, take a dip in the waterfall's cool water, enjoy beautiful views and take advantage of this unique photo opportunity.

Day 7: From Koh Phangan to Koh Samui - The Coconut Island

After breakfast, you will leave Koh Phangan and take a ferry to Koh Samui. Once you land, you will be taken to your hotel.

Koh Samui will captivate you with its crescent-shaped, paradisiacal beaches. Stroll through the sand with a cocktail in your hand, and let the sand seep between your toes. The island's dense rainforest invites you to adventure to its beautiful waterfalls!

Numerous restaurants and bars offer treats from all over the world.

Ferry Travel Time, Koh Phangan - Koh Samui: Approx. 2 hours

2 nights at Buri Rasa Village Resort & Spa with breakfast in a deluxe room, Koh Samui, Thailand

Day 8: Koh Samui - Idleness in the Tropical Paradise

Today, you get to pick what you want to do with one of your last days in paradise! Sunbathe on the pristine beach, or explore the wilder part of the island by car or scooter. Koh Samui has many attractions and numerous paradisiacal beaches that will take your breath away.

Day 9: Say Goodbye

The transfer to the airport of Koh Samui ends your journey through Thailand. We hope you had a wonderful time in Thailand and come home with lots of souvenirs and memories. itravel - for moment.

Your accomodations:

The Haad Tien Beach Resort, Koh Tao, Thailand Located on Thian Og Bay in the southeast of Koh Tao Island, this sprawling resort blends harmoniously with unspoiled nature. Facilities include a restaurant serving Thai and international delicacies, a beautifully landscaped pool, a private beach and a cozy beach bar that invites you for refreshing cocktails or cozy sundowners. The cozy and modern villas are spread generously in the garden. They offer a bathroom with a shower and toilet, safe, minibar, air conditioning, satellite TV, Nespresso machine and DVD player. The magnificent terrace offers views of the tropical gardens or the sea. 3 nights

Buri Rasa Village, Koh Phangan, Thailand Welcome to paradise. Buri Rasa Village is set in a dream location right on the powdered sugar, white sandy beach of Thong Nai Pan Bay on the east coast of the island. A total of 65 rooms spread over several two-story buildings in the sprawling complex. The rooms are modern and friendly with a small seating area and a balcony. Amenities include air conditioning, safe, telephone, flat screen TV (satellite TV), DVD player, safe, mini bar, coffee/tea making facilities, slippers, bathrobes and a hairdryer. The bathroom is equipped with a rain shower and toilet. Some of the rooms have pool views! Thai and grilled dishes are served at the beachfront restaurant, which sits right by the sea. 3 night

Buri Rasa Village Resort & Spa, Koh Samui, Thailand Buri Rasa Boutique Village Resort is located in one of Koh Samui's most popular resorts, Chaweng. Here you will find many restaurants, bars, cafes and various shopping and entertainment venues. Nestled on the beautiful beach, the boutique resort is designed as a delightful little village with an atmosphere where you can feel Thai hospitality. In the two restaurants, enjoy Thai and international delicacies. The sunset is best enjoyed in the beach bar with a refreshing cocktail in hand. Other facilities at Buri Rasa include the open lobby with reception, swimming pool with jacuzzi, two restaurants, beach bar and spa. The 32 rooms are bright and welcoming, and furnished in a mix of traditional Thai style and modern facilities. The rooms are equipped with air conditioning, safe, telephone, TV, DVD player, minibar and tea/coffee making facilities. They also have a balcony or terrace and wireless internet access.

2 nights

Services and Infos

Travel duration: 9 days / 8 nights

Including

  •  8 nights including breakfast in the mentioned hotels or similar
  • Transfers according to the itinerary 

Excluding

  •  International flights
  •  Not mentioned meals and drinks
  •  Personal expenses, such as minibar and tips
  •  Insurance
  •  Visa

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