Skip the tourist traps of Samui and head to the secluded bay of Taling Ngam. Discover why this enclave is on every traveler bucket list. And bring the family too. Read on to find out about all the fun, wonderful and unique kids’ activities at the Intercontinental Resort.
Family Villas at the InterContinental Samui Resort
Let’s start with the villas at the InterContinental Samui Resort: perched on the cliff face or lining the beachfront. Book a stunning villa that blends Thai and classic resort design with ocean views and access to some of the best pools in Samui.
Now that you’re settled in. Enjoy the best resort activities for kids in Samui.
#1 Kids will love the suspension bridge at the resort
Take a walk along the only suspension bridge in Samui at the InterContinental. Surrounded by jungle with glimpses of the ocean, this bridge will help get you and your family from your fabulous villa to the glistening and secluded beach.
#2 Kids will love the private pier at the resort
Stretching out to the sea, the InterContinental’s private pier is a destination in itself. The views–stunning. The vibe–tropical bliss. Create the perfect family photo in Samui on this pier. Let the kids burn off some energy. Do a family yoga class and introduce some island zen into your family vacation in Samui.
#3 Kids cooking class in Samui
Cooking classes for kids in Samui are a great way to break up the day and get some time out of the sun. At the InterContinental Resort you can organise a kid-friendly cooking class or a private family cooking class with the most stunning ocean views.
#4 Kids Thai boxing class in Samui
A Thai kickboxing class is a fun, energetic and a cultural experience in Samui. Get the whole family involved and take a class on the private deck overlooking the cerulean water and the luscious Five Islands.
#5 Kids Club in Samui
Planet Trekkers is the InterContinental’s signature kids’ club experience located close to the beach and the infinity pool, where you’ll be spending most of your kid-free day. The kid’s club at the InterContinental is filled with fun and entertainment with a focus on culture and the environment.
#6 Kids pools in Samui
Seven pools plus private pool villas equal a pool lovers heaven. At the Intercontinental you could literally swim in a different pool each day of your one-week stay in Samui. There are 7 pools dotted throughout the resort each with a different view and feel. The beachfront infinity pool is great for kids, especially little ones who like to splash in shallow water.
#7 Kids picnics on secluded beaches in Samui
Enjoy a family picnic with all the trimmings on a secluded beach. While you explore the beach and snorkel, the InterContinental Resort will set up everything from the beach chairs to the picnic rug to the beach umbrella, followed by a tropical island picnic feast. Spend some quality time in Samui as a family with no interruptions and no distractions.
#8 Kids explore the marine park by speed boat in Samui
Kids will love this day-trip in Samui to the Ang Thong Marine National Park. You can charter the InterContinental’s private speed boat to whisk you and the family on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure around pristine islands, crystal blue waters, luscious greenery and exotic marine life.
#9 Kids Thai language class in Samui
Great for a rainy day in Samui or to escape the sun, organise a kids’ Thai language class at the InterContinental Samui Resort. Kids can practice what they have learned with the staff and come away with some insight into Thai culture.
#10 A beach ideal for kids in Samui
Taling Ngam Bay is far from a tourist trap. It’s quiet, safe, secluded and pristine. The InterContinental Samui Resort has exclusive access to the white sandy shores of Taling Ngam Bay. This beach is ideal for kids in Samui. The waves are small and the water is shallow. There’s also a pop-up beach bar and casual dining restaurant on the beach with the most stunning sunsets in Samui.
Koh Samui is secluded and dripping with luxury in parts, but this doesn’t mean that it’s not ideal for kids. Look to the natural surrounds for inspiration and skip the typical attractions. Create a more memorable vacation by interacting with the landscape and local culture with these 10 resort activities for kids.