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KOH SAMUI IS FOR LOVERS! 12 ROMANTIC EXCURSIONS ON THE ISLAND.
Are you going to Thailand with your girlfriend, boyfriend, fiancée, or spouse? You’ll find no more romantic getaway destination than Koh Samui, a 228-square kilometer island paradise off the Eastern coast of mainland Thailand. While you’re there with the love of your life, there are plenty of romantic excursions, outings, and activities that will have you feeling more amorous than ever.
- - Lounge around on the beach with your special someone
In the midst of all of these activities, don’t forget to spend some quality time with your special someone on our flawless expanse of powdery white sand beach, with crystal-blue water so clear you can spot coral and starfish beneath. Need we say more? Located at the tip of the peninsula between Lamia Beach and Chaweng Beach, you’ll truly feel like you’re living in a postcard as you relax and play along the sandy stretch at Beach Republic.
- - Take an authentic Thai cooking class
Practice your domestic skills alongside your better half at one of Samui’s traditional cooking schools. World-renowned as some of the finest cuisine anywhere on the globe, Thai food you can now learn to cook local recipes (not just eat them.) The Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts (SITCA) offers cooking classes for chefs and amateurs of all levels, taught in modern, air conditioned facilities, and Ying’s Thai Cooking Home and Smiley Cook offer more authentic cooking experiences.
- - Get a couples massage
A romantic getaway wouldn’t be complete with out a relaxing, rejuvenating, and intimate couples massage, and in Koh Samui, you’re definitely in the right place. In fact, Samui was voted the 2nd best spa destination in Asia in recent TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards. So check out Beach Republic’s boutique spa located right on the tranquil shores of Lamai Beach. Fusing traditional Asian and Western styles, The Asian Fusion Spa utilizes the best of Chinese reflexology, Japanese Reiki, Indian Ayurvedic treatments, and traditional Thai massage to leave you feeling closer to your loved one than ever.
- - Take in a sunset with that special someone
While popular and beautiful Lamai and Chaweng Beaches are on the east coast of the island, Beach Republic is still a great place to chill and watch the sunset of a lifetime with your lover. Or you can take a ride over to the west coast of the island and watch the sunset from Bang Rak Beach.
- - Dinner on the beach
Getting hungry? Whether it’s a fairytale dinner on the beach under the stars or just an amazing and relaxing dinner by the beach, Beach Republic has a variety of dining options – from fabulous five-star fare to all-day snacks delivered right to your beach chair. Enjoy our signature menus of Tapas, Mediterranean, and Thai cuisine.
- - Take a boat tour of the islands with your soul mate
You may not feel like leaving your room a whole lot, but we urge you to go on a private tour of the surrounding islands with your soul mate. Koh Samui is only a ferry or boat trip to plenty of nearby beautiful islands like Koh Tao, with the best scuba diving in Thailand and only two hours away, Koh Phangan, the island famous for its full moon parties, and the island paradise of Koh Nang Yuan.
You can also take a brilliant day trip to the startingly beautiful Angthong National Marine Park, an archipelago of 42 tropical islands where part of the movie The Beach was filmed.
- - Get professional photos taken on the beach
While you’re in paradise with your favorite person in the world, document the trip of a lifetime with professional photos, taken right on the beach or your favorite spot on the island. Beach Republic works with a great team of professional photographers who will set the whole thing up and make you look like you’re on the cover of a magazine!
- - Take a yoga class together
Bend, contort, and take deep meditative breaths side by side with your lover in a yoga class. There are plenty of amazing yoga studios to chose from all over the island, and even if you’re a beginner you can enjoy the meditative and karma boosting benefits of a yoga class alongside your boyfriend, girlfriend, fiancée, or spouse.
- - Visit the risqué grandmother and grandfather rock
If you’re feeling a little bit spicy, go visit the famous “Grandpa and Grandma Rocks” (Hin Ta and Hin Yai) with your lover. The natural rock formations are a naughty pleasure for the locals who say they are reminiscent of male and female genitalia, a attraction that incites giggles.
- - Take a splash in a waterfall
There’s nothing more romantic than splashing in a tropical waterfall with your love interest, and Koh Samui has some of the best you’ll ever see in your life, including the Na Muang Waterfalls and Hin Lad.
- - Stay in luxurious privacy or private luxury!
You’ll want to stay in a beautiful, high-end, and intimate resort on your romantic vacation, and Beach Republic definitely won’t disappoint. The Residences at Beach Republic is a collection of 39 private villas, penthouses, and spacious suites, each with its own private chemical-free pool, and some with home kitchens, dining areas, big-screen televisions, iPod docks, CD and DVD players, and wireless Internet. Guests who stay with us at The Residences also have access to our Ocean Club and restaurant, fitness facilities, Asian Fusion Spa, and all of the entertainment and amenities luxury beach living has to offer.
- - Tie the knot and spend your honeymoon in the same place
If you’re coming to Koh Samui with your boyfriend, girlfriend, or fiancée, and the mood strikes you, keep in mind that Beach Republic is the perfect place to get married AND spend your honeymoon. Of course your wedding should be a magical, memorable, event-of-a-lifetime, and there’s no better place to host it than on an idyllic white beach in a tropical paradise. Beach Republic has a team of professional wedding planners and comprehensive packages so you can your guests can just relax and enjoy the proceedings…and go home as Mr. and Mrs.!