Excursions & day trips
Ko Samui may well be the coconut capital of Thailand - it's even nicknamed Coconut Island by the locals. This full-day tour shines light on its most famous export with a few surprises along the way. You'll see Kunaram temple, taste local Thai produce and of course, see how the tropical fruit goes from farm-to-fork with a factory tour.You'll begin the morning visiting Kunaram temple, where you'll experience a traditional Buddhist blessing ceremony - a ritual believed to bring luck and happiness. You'll then stop by the Agriculture Technology Centre to try kalamare - a typical Samui dessert made with coconut and caramel.The day continues with a pit stop to learn how herbal medicinal balls are made, before you head to the main event - the coconut factory. Here, you'll tour the grounds and see how they are used in many Thai products. To finish up, you'll be treated to an organic and locally-sourced lunch in a nearby Samui house.