Surat Thani Holidays

Surat Thani is a city on southern Thailand’s gulf coast. Not much of a tourist draw itself, the city is known mostly for its bustling sea port, which serves commercial ships and ferry’s that run to the popular Thai islands of Ko Samui, Ko Tao and Ko Pha Ngan. Most visitors to the city are heading to one of these destinations. That is not to say, ... Read more
however, that Surat Thani is without attraction whatsoever. Beautiful architecture, namely the City Pillar Shrine, and world-class cuisine make any stay, no matter how short, enjoyable and memorable.

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Top Surat Thani restaurants

  • Jungle Route 360
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  • Tesco Lotus
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  • Som Restaurant
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  • The Kosher Place Samui
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Milan

Surat Thani is not the most beautiful city in Thailand, but it is the main hub to go to the islands on the Gulf: Ko Samui, Ko Phangan. If you need to spend some time around the bus station, go to the lovely August Cafè

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Cambridge

Most travellers rush through Surat Thani without stopping, on their way to the islands, but the town gives a rare opportunity to see a busy Thai settlement that doesn’t have a big tourist focus. People in Surat Thani are simply living their ordinary lives, without relying on tourism. It’s also very good value to eat and sleep in this town, so makes a decent stopping off place.

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Sydney

I am writing this about the Airport I used this airport on the way to Koh Samui as it is more expensive to fly to Koh Samui direct and I had plenty time for the catermaran experience however if time is an issue I would spend the extra and fly direct to Koh Samui as the is a lot of downtime.The Airport here is OK to wait around when returning from Koh Samui with variety of food choices and clean bathrooms going the other way is not so good ,the bus trip to the boat was not great and kind of slow and the bus was not well ventilated waiting for the boat also did not have very good facilities .suggestion fly direct.

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Bangkok

Get one day trip from Koh Samui to Ang Thong National Marine Park : experience the beautiful natures , enjoy snorkeling, hiking and kayaking. This one is the beautiful scenery of Thale Nai (The Green Lagoon) found on Koh Mae. Come to discover the natural beauty together !!!!!

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Sydney
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Do not stay there. There is nothing except for the ferry that take you to Koh Samui

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Bangkok

A trip along the river by bamboo raft. Surat Thani, Thailand

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Coolangatta

launching pad to the gulf of Thailand-love it

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