Relax in Koh Samui this summer.
Hong Kong holidaymakers will be pleased to learn that direct flights to Koh Samui are finally set to resume this summer.
After a three-year hiatus, Bangkok Airways has announced it will be reinstating its direct Hong Kong service on July 1, nicely timed for the summer holidays. There will be three return services a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Pre-pandemic, flights from Hong Kong to the Thai sunshine island operated twice daily. The flight time is three hours.
To celebrate the return of Hong Kong flights, luxury private villa Suralai is offering Hong Kongers a special stay rate plus access to its new catamaran. The six-bedroom villa is available for US$1,000 per night and the offer also includes one complimentary half-day sailing trip on board the 44ft catamaran.
The hilltop villa can sleep up to 12 guests and amenities include a pool with Thai-style sala (pictured above) and ocean views out to Koh Phangan. The villa comes fully staffed, including a private chef, and is located a fifteen minute drive from the night markets at Fisherman’s Village and a similar distance from Bophut, Big Buddha and Chaweng.
More flight news
The Hong Kong carrier will be flying to Phuket four times a week this summer.
The non-stop service to Doha will be back to pre-pandemic frequency.
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