Top things to do

Top Choice Bar in Ko Tao


Sink into a bean bag, order up a designer cocktail and let the hypnotic surf roll in amid a symphony of ambient sounds. Fantastic.
Top Choice International in Ko Tao


This starched, white, beachy spot falls somewhere between being a restaurant and a chic seaside bar – foodies will appreciate the tasty twists on indigenous and international dishes. Dine amid dangling white Christ…
Top Choice Thai in Nakhon Si Thammarat

Krua Talay

Opposite the Nakorn Garden Inn, this fantastic restaurant serves awesome seafood dishes. Take a seat in the rear garden area and order up fried prawn cake, crispy cat fish with hot & spicy salad or stir-fried ve…
Top Choice Temple in Nakhon Si Thammarat

Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihaan

The most important wát in southern Thailand, stunning Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihaan (simply known as Mahathat) boasts an imposing 77m white chedi (stupa) crowned by a gold spire piercing the sky. According to leg…
Top Choice Museum in Songkhla & Around

National Museum

This 1878 building was originally built in a Chinese architectural style as the residence of a luminary. The museum is easily the most picturesque national museum in Thailand and contains exhibits from all Thai art-…
Top Choice Fusion in Ko Samui

Dining On The Rocks

Samui’s ultimate dining experience takes place on nine cantilevered verandahs of weathered teak and bamboo that yawn over the gulf. After sunset (and wine), guests feel like they’re dining on a barge set adrift on a…
Top Choice Italian in Ko Pha-Ngan

Cucina Italiana

If it weren't for the sand between your toes and the long-tail boats whizzing by, you might think you had been transported to the Italian countryside. The friendly Italian chef is passionate about his food, and crea…
Top Choice Fusion in Ko Tao

Barracuda Restaurant & Bar

Chef Ed Jones caters for the Thai princess when she's in town but you can sample his exquisite cuisine for mere pennies in comparison to her budget. Locally sourced ingredients are sourced for creative, fresh, fusio…
Top Choice Bakery in Ko Samui

La Fabrique

Ceiling fans chop the air and service is snappy and helpful at this roomy French-styled boulangerie/patisserie away from the main drag, near Wat Lamai on Rte 4169. Choose from fresh bread, croissants, gratins, bague…
Top Choice Italian in Ko Pha-Ngan


An intimate, authentic and truly delicious Italian place with golden walls, cream linens and bamboo furniture. There are only seven tables, so reserve in advance. House-made delicacies like seafood risotto, pizzas a…