7:08PM - EXPLORE FISHERMEN’S VILLAGE WALKING STREET Amble around this charming coastal area lined with old wooden shophouses and a walking street market that brings the tranquil town of Bophut to life every Friday. It sees the narrow bar and café- lined Beach Road and adjoining streets packed with market stalls and shoppers from across Koh Samui. In the evenings, sink into a cushy beanbag and take in a spectacular fire show on the beach at the outdoor bar, Coco Tam.
- BREAKFAST IN BED WITH A VIEW Start the day with a delicious breakfast of local and international delicacies brought to your villa. Dine in serenity by your private infinity pool with views of the Gulf of Thailand.
11:20AM - COOKING LESSON AND MARKET TOUR Visit a local market with The Ritz-carlton’s chef to source seasonal produce, followed by a lesson on traditional southern-style Thai cuisine.
1:12PM - SAMUI’S COCONUT HERITAGE TREATMENT AT SPA VILLAGE KOH SAMUI Coconuts are synonymous with Koh Samui, an island with a plethora of plantations. At Spa Village, learn about and experience the nutritional and beauty benefits of this amazing fruit.
- WAT PHRA YAI your way to Wat Phra Yai, also known as the Big Buddha Temple, a short drive from The Ritz-carlton, Koh Samui. Built in 1972, the 12-metre statue and its adjoining temple are one of the island’s most popular landmarks.
- SUNSET COCKTAILS Over drinks, watch the sun set on beautiful Koh Samui. This daily event is hosted by The Ritz-carlton, Koh Samui, and provides opportunities to chat and mingle with other guests as well as get to know the resort’s staff who call this island home.
START THE DAY WITH A DELICIOUS BREAKFAST OF LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL DELICACIES BROUGHT TO YOUR VILLA.
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