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Koh Samui Regatta 2016

07 May 2016
Sailing in Koh Samui - Koh Samui Sailing Regatta 2016 The Samui Regatta is the island’s biggest sporting event. The Regatta will take place from the Centara Grand Beach Resort on Chaweng Beach on the 21st to the 28th May 2016. There isn’t a boating marina at Koh Samui, so boats are generally anchored in front of the Centara Grand Beach Resort. This is an international event with around 500 competitors joining annually from over 22 different countries. The event is now the final event of the Asian Yachting Grand Prix Championship....
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New Years Eve in Thailand 2015

05 May 2015
Christmas and New Year 2015 Highlights - Phuket and Koh Samui Christmas and New Year is a great time to visit Thailand, you will usually be lucky enough to pad around barefoot on the palm-fringed beaches, enjoy the balmy weather and splash in the clear sparkly sea. Watch the sun go down and if you have the inclination, party through the night until it comes up again. If you are looking to retreat away from it all, contemplate your New Year's resolutions and start some good healthy habits, Thailand can also offer you the perfect start to the year. This time of year is really popular for travellers to visit the islands of Phuket and Koh Samui. The best Koh Samui Villas tend to get booked a year in advance. The same for the luxurious Phuket villas. Thailand will be the ultimate location to enjoy the countdown to 2016. Here are some of highlights from Christmas and New Year 2014/15....
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Private Villa Weddings in Koh Samui

10 June 2016
Getting married in a private beach villa in Koh Samui The beautiful views, pristine white sand beaches, swaying palm trees and sweet sunsets have long been luring couples to spend some romantic time together in Koh Samui. In recent years, it has become increasingly popular as the destination of choice for a tropical overseas wedding. As brides to be and their grooms seek out a private location in which to get wed, our villas have become increasingly popular as a private wedding venue choice. ...
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Songkran Festival 2015

26 March 2015
 Why not travel to Thailand for Songkran Festival 2015?  - the Thai New Year ? It's a great time to visit Thailand, but prepare to get soaked The Songkran Festival is also known as the traditional Thai New Year or the Thailand Water Festival. The Songkran 2015 festival will take place April 12th through to the 15th. The word Songkran translates as 'the passing of'. The traditional celebrations involve Thai people sprinkling water on their family members and revered elders for good fortune, to show respect and receive their blessing. Homes, gardens and images of Buddha are given a good clean during this time. Many towns and cities will parade images from local wats in the streets. Water and jasmine flowers will be thrown over the images to pay respect to Buddha. People will also prepare food to give to monks and temples for merit making. Today though, the tradition has evolved into a large nationwide festival involving huge water fights....
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The Thailand Vegetarian Festival

17 December 2015
The Thailand Vegatarian Festival is held annually in the month of October During the Vegetarian Festival - also known as the Nine Emperor Gods Festival - celebrated in October, many locals abstain from eating meat and drinking alcohol for up to 9 days. It is believed that the festival and its rituals bestow good fortune on those who religiously observe it. The festival is not as peaceful as it initially sounds. Alongside the papaya and eggplant there is the little matter of self-mutilation to deal with! ...
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