Team Building on Koh Samui Thailand
Koh Samui as your team building and MICE destination
Exotic Koh Samui is without doubt in many people's eyes the number one beach destination for MICE incentive travel in South East Asia!
The facts speak for themselves; it has an international airport with regular direct flights from all Asian MICE hub destinations such as Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Hong Kong and connections to all Thai domestic airports and a ferry to the mainland.
It has an outstanding choice of accommodation from world renowned international hotel chains to chic boutique properties right beside the beautiful waters of this wonderful island.
As an outdoor paradise, nowhere else can quite match Koh Samui in this regard, and it retains it’s mystical appeal to every kind of visitor with a wealth of attractions and locations ideal for all kinds of team building events.
Koh Samui is an island among islands, nearby Koh Phangan is legendary for its colorful full moon parties, Koh Tao has fantastic diving and snorkeling and Koh Angthong Marine Park is only 60 to 90 minutes by boat and is one of the most photographed regions in the whole of Asia.
Choose Koh Samui for your next corporate incentive group and you will not be disappointed, with its wonderful beaches, amazing array of nightlife, fantastic restaurant choices and walking street market scene there is always something for everyone on this paradise island!
Koh Samui is one of the two largest MICE destinations in Southern Thailand, covering approx. 191 sqm. According to TAT (Tourism Authority of Thailand), 32,000 Thai and foreign delegates visited Samui both for meetings and incentive purposes in 2007, accounting for 17% of all visitors.
As many as ten hotels specialize in the MICE market with the biggest conference room catering for up to 470 people.
With its charming boutique resorts, beautiful beaches, sparkling blue water and excellent business infrastructure, Samui is an excellent choice for an incentive destination. Combine your meeting with a survival team building event in Ang Tong National Park or with a four wheel drive treasure hunt throughout the island.
Koh Samui flight connections
Koh Samui boasts an international airport, with direct flights from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur as well as Hong Kong.
There are more than 20 daily flights to Bangkok, courtesy of Bangkok Airways. The flight time is about 55 minutes. Flights to Phuket, Krabi and Pattaya are also available. For your incentive trip to Samui, flight bookings can be made by us or your local travel agent.
Samui has an excellent range of boutique resorts and hotels catering for both incentive and MICE travellers. Many offer fantastic facilities and peaceful charm, and are ideal for groups of up to 100 or so delegates. For further information, please visit our hotel partner page here.
Weather on Koh Samui
The best time to visit Koh Samui is from late December (around Christmas) to the end of February, the island's "high season". There is very little rain and beautiful sunny days are followed by a slight dip in the temperature at night. March until September is the hot season. The hottest months being March, April and May. Rain comes and goes from May to September but usually it is a short shower of heavy rain which cools things off.
October until mid to late December is the rainy season. If you are traveling with a tight budget and your team building event is held indoors this is the perfect time to visit Samui as the rainy season brings promotional air fares and reduced hotel rates.
Nestled on the east coast and once a favourite with backpackers, Samui is now an International
resort destination. It’s friendly charm intact despite rapid development, the island offers the
ultimate beach lifestyle enjoyed by thousands of visitors. For those seeking more than clubs, discos, live music and cool bars, there is the relative peace offered by Bophut, Maenam and Buddha beach.