Samui Activities

At Zazen Boutique Resort & Spa, you can choose between the pleasures of a peaceful relaxation holiday or the excitement of wide ranging leisure activities on Koh Samui such as: windsurfing, kayaking, diving, snorkeling, ping pong, petanque or playing pool at the ocean view bar.

Enjoy tennis or golf at the nearby Santiburi Resort & Country Club, one of the finest golf courses in Thailand.

Learn to cook Thai cuisine. Our Thai Chef will show and teach you all the skills you need to cook one of Asia’s most varied & fascinating foods.

Book some tours and excursions at our counter to discover the Koh Samui jungle on the back of an elephant or by jeep. Some other recommended tours feature a visit to the nearby islands or the national park of Ang Thong by sailing boat, catamaran or by speed boat, a Thailand highlight.

Island Tour

The Island Tour of Koh Samui is a wonderful family day out, experiencing the sights, sounds, and tastes of this exotic tropical island.

Start the day at the bay of Chaweng and see the symbolic rock formation ancestors of Koh Samui. Your next stop is an authentic coconut farm where you will see the monkeys at work. The trip continues with a visit to the beautiful Samui waterfall Nam Muang for an afternoon swim, and then on to the capital of the island, Nathon. You'll enjoy lunch in the village of Bophut and end your excursion with a visit to the highly photogenic Big Buddha.

Thai Cooking Class

Come and enjoy our private Thai cooking class, where our Thai Chef will make you discover the rich universe of Thai delicacies. Learn about the spices, the herbs and other ingredients which make Thai cuisine so unique. Get to know how to prep them and how to cook with a high temperature wok.


Each class starts with breathing exercises, followed by Sun Salutation (the warm up) and a series of postures to balance, strengthen, and cleanse the body, as well as releasing tension from muscles. The classes are gentle or more dynamic depending on the health of the client and they are tailored to the individual requirements. Each class ends with a guided relaxation (meditation) which has the purpose of calming the mind.

Mountain & Jungle Tour

Discover all the sights of Koh Samui by jeep. You will begin your day by visiting a coconut plantation where you can admire the specially trained monkeys at work picking the fruit from high up in the trees.

The chauffeur will show you his driving talents as the roads are quite narrow and winding in the jungle. After you will reach a waterfall where you can even take a dip in the water. In the afternoon you will have a great variety of visits: a mystic garden, a rubber plantation, banana groves as well as more splendid views and waterfalls when driving through the jungle of Koh Samui. This excursion can be combined with an elephant tour.

Ang Thong National Park

Discover the nationally protected archipelago of Ang Thong, a dream world of beautiful green islands, clear lagoons and exotic rock formations. You can visit the site in 5 different ways.

Ang Thong National Marine Park inspired Alex Garden to write his best-selling novel on the world's last untouched paradise, The Beach, which later became the hit movie starring Leonardo Di Caprio. This marvel of nature is a site to behold, and one of the finest sites in all of Thailand.

Island Safari

Ride through the island jungles on the back of an elephant, and then meet the baby of the herd. Ride in a cart pulled by an ox and see how they do it in traditional Thai farms.

Itineraries may vary, so tell your e-concierge if you would like to visit a rubber plantation, watch a monkey show, take a cooking lesson or head to the hills for some high viewpoint photos. Hop in a jeep for the second part of your journey. Cool off in the waters of Nam Muang 2 waterfall, which is more than 80 meters high.

Atv Quad Adventure In The Jungle

Discover all the sights of the jungle by quad!

This sport and adventure circuit will show you the Thailand rainforest like you've never seen it before! You will depart for four hours of pleasure throughout the most beautiful places of the island. You will have lunch on the highest point of Koh Samui and you will enjoy the most wonderful views of Samui and its neighboring islands.

Snorkeling Trip To Koh Tao

To start your memorable day, you will discover Koh Nang Yuan, a petite island famous for its pristine sandy beaches.

Admire thousands of colorful fishes. You can also take part in a mini-trek, which will enable you to take photos of the unique formation of the sand-banks.Eat lunch in a quaint Thai restaurant, situated on the island of Koh Tao. Enjoy the afternoon snorkeling near one of the white sandy beaches of Koh Tao.

Discover Samui By The Sea

Discover the island of Koh Samui seen from the sea! You will board a two-floor boat in the morning and it will take you a whole day to make the trip around the island.

You will leave from the beach of Big Buddha to discover the coves and beaches of Thong Sai, Choengmon, Chaweng, Lamai, Hua Thanon and Laem Set. Later you will arrive on the island of Koh Tan which is also called the "green peace island." Here you can enjoy diving with snorkeling equipment in the coral reef or swim or relax on the beach. Afterwards you will enjoy a delicious meal in the house of the governor in the village of Koh Tan.

Chantara -traditional Burmese Junk Boat

Originally constructed with beautiful teak wood, The Junk Chantara was put into service in Burma near the end of the 20th century.

First sailed from the magnificent Burmese Banks, the former owner decided to move after the Tsunami of 2004. The Chantara sailed to the South, via Singapore, then up the East coast of Malaysia to enter in the Gulf of Thailand. The Chantara sails inside the Gulf of Thailand. Generally, it travels around Koh Samui, to places such as Ang Thong Marine Park, Koh Phangan, and Koh Tao.

Sailing Catamaran Around Koh Samui Or Koh Phangan

Take the helm, help crewing or just lay back and enjoy listening to the sea. Choose among a variety of Sailing Yachts and Catamarans. A must try for every visitor on the island of Samui. Active sailors, young or old, will be spoilt forever!

You will be able to choose between half-day charters (4 Hours) and one-day charter (10 am.- 5pm.), for up to 8 people.

Luxury Catamaran Cruise

Come on board the Catchasam, a unique Maxi Catamaran (23m), a perfect way to relax and take advantage of the amazing sea sceneries of Koh Samui and Koh Phangan. Three options are offered:

All day cruise around Samui (Monday & Friday) of Phangan (Wednesday & Saturday) starting at 8:30am
Half Day sailing tour on demand from 2:00pm to 6:30pm
Sunset Aperitif including cocktails, sparkling wine and finger Thai food. Every Sunday from 4:30pm to 7:00pm

Private Charter Sanora/Geronimo

Sanora is a sailing boat 30ft, ideal for 4 hours trip, sunset cruise or one day charter around Koh Samui or Koh Phangan. For a half day, cruising along the coastline including a stop of snorkeling or cruising into the sunset. Geronimo is an elegant 44ft. modern classic yacht with center cockpit and very spacious interior. Ambitious sailors do appreciate her fast but very smooth performance in any conditions! Geronimo can take up to 8 guests on day charters.

Fishing Tour

Would you like and catch some big fish?

Then you should join Mister Ung who organizes this fishing experience! He will take you on board his typical Thai fishing boat and you will be able to catch the biggest fish around! You will leave from the south of the island, depending on the weather conditions. At lunch time he will cook you a delicious Thai meal which will be eaten aboard the vessel.

Golf At Santiburi Golf Course

Set deep in the hills and overlooking breathtaking panoramic views of Koh Samui and beyond is Santiburi 18 hole Golf Course.

The golf course offers the finest playing conditions and all equipment is available for hire. Golf lessons may also be arranged for per hour.