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Koh Samui’s Expat Life

Known as the gem of the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Samui is located in the southern part of Thailand about 80 kilometers from the mainland. From the mainland province of Surat Thani, Koh Samui is 1.5 hours away by commercial ferry.

The journey is, indeed, quite cheap to get to the most famous islands of the Gulf of Thailand: Koh Samui, the largest and most developed, Koh Phangan, a wellness and Bohemian-inspired island, and Koh Tao, the world-famous diving island.

Koh Samui is renowned for its idyllic beaches, world-class resorts and cerulean waters. But, aside from its paradisical beauty, the island promotes a chilled-out way of life. And, if you have had enough of the tropical sun and calming oceans, its nightlife offers trendy pubs, bars, and eateries to change up your routine.

As most of the expats are from all over the world, the choice of restaurants is abundant. Moreover, as with international cuisines comes a tight-knit expat crowd that becomes family.

From luxurious villas to budget bungalows on the beach, Koh Samui has every type of accommodation for long-term residents. It is quite easy to find a one or two-bedroom home for around 500 USD a month.

For families, the island offers many local or Thai government schools, bilingual and international schools. As international school tuition is cheaper than that of Bangkok and Phuket, the island offers a great home for families.

Cuisines in Thailand are renowned for being incredibly delicious and cheap, making this Southeast Asian country a gem for foodies. And, if you live here, you will most likely enjoy the wide variety of food available for a fraction of the price you would pay in your home country. Typical Thai dishes can range from 40 baht and up (or as little as $1.5 USD), while Western dishes start at around $5 USD and up.

Healthcare in Koh Samui is exceptional, affordable, and abundant. Almost every street features a pharmacy, or 7/11 where routine medicines can be purchased without a prescription. Furthermore, clinics and international hospitals are readily available to offer you services for your medical and health needs.

Dentists, paediatricians, orthopaedics, gynaecologists, and many other specialist medical professionals are available on the rock. There are also many health insurance agencies on the island from Western companies that can set you up with a great plan.

Shopping is a pleasure on Koh Samui as there are many beachside shops selling beachwear and tropical dresses and shorts. Moreover, the island has Thailand’s largest shopping mall franchise, known as Central Festival Samui for all of your extended shopping needs.

Western supermarkets include Lotus’s, Big C, Tops, and many other speciality stores to help satisfy your cravings and culinary desires.

With the stunning backdrop of tropical jungles and crystal-blue waters at your fingertips, joining the expat community on Koh Samui will surely be a magical experience!

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