Q. What is Koh Samui?
A. Koh Samui is an Island in the Gulf of Thailand.
See What is Koh Samui
Q. When is the monsoon (rain) season:?
A: Starts around October through to December.
Q. Temperatures too expect?:
A: Koh Samui is warm all year-round, the day time average temperature is around : 82F, 29C. Night time averages: 72F, 21C.
See Samui Weather
Q. What time do the taxis stop running?
A: Taxis and Sonqthaews (public red taxi buses) continue to work until around 2:00am but the prices go up at night by a small amount.
See Getting around
Q. Is the drinking water safe?
A: All restaurants and almost all the little roadside stands serve bottled water and clean factory-made ice cubes. We dont advise you to drink the tap water. See Safety
Q. Why are there so many dogs on Samui?
A: There are wild dogs around Koh Samui and have been breeding uncontrolled for years. An organized effort has been in place for a while now to treat the sick ones, and to control the population.Good progress is being made.However if you are bitten, see a doctor immediately.
See Samui dog rescue
Q. I have a severe case of diarrhea. Could it be serious?
A: Most likely not, however a visit to a doctor or a clinic is the correct thing to do, if only to reassure yourself. They can prescribe effective medication that will ease your discomfort within hours.Drink plenty of fluids.
Q. What should I do if I have an accident?
A: Call the tourist police immediately, if any witnesses, try to get them to remain there until the police arrive. See Emergency numbers
Q. If you have a serious problem with anything?
A: See or call the Tourist Police. See Emergency numbers
Q. ATM's on Koh Samui?
Q. Pharmacies on Koh Samui?
A. Yes - even a british BOOTS
See Travel Healthy
See Be sun safe
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