Showing posts with label Courses in Koh Samui. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Courses in Koh Samui. Show all posts

Thursday, 18 October 2012

Thai Cooking Courses and Thai Language Lessons in Koh Samui

Learn how to turn these Thai ingredients into a deletable meal! (photo courtesy of

Just can’t get enough of the delicious and exotic food you ate at the Koh Samui restaurants you’ve visited? Would you like to learn how Thais prepare their famous food delicacies? Thailand is famous for its exotic and delicious food offerings and now you can learn how to prepare and cook them while you’re vacationing in Koh Samui. 

Thai cooking lesson is one of the Koh Samui attractions that you can include in your travel itinerary while in Koh Samui. One of the best places to learn how to cook Thai food is at the ShaSa resort, where you can learn how to cook from the comforts of your own room. It does not matter if you have no background in Thai cooking, as the lessons are practically easy and quick to learn. 

Another place that people like to go to learn to cook Thai food is at the Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts or SITCA, professional chefs will help you fulfil your dream of learning how to cook Thai food.  Two daily classes are offered at the institute.  The classes are small and last for 3 hours. You can even invite some of your friends to enjoy the Thai meal that you will be preparing.  You can choose the type of course you want by logging online and browsing through the institute’s calendar. You can go for the 6-day intensive cooking course or if you want to have it longer, there is also the 12-day intensive course. 

In various Koh Samui restaurants, tourists are treated to fascinating and intricate food carvings. Now you can also start learning how the Thais do it.  SITCA offers courses to help tourists learn how food carving is done.  At the institute, you can enrol for the 1-hour crash course on food carving or you can opt for the 3-day comprehensive food-carving course if you want to learn more. The 3-day comprehensive course includes an instructional book that you can take home, some carving tools, and the apron.  Because this course is very popular among tourists, it is advisable to book in advance before all the slots are taken. 

Other Koh Samui attractions and lessons that you can also enjoy include lessons on Thai language, yoga, and massage.Learning a few Thai phrases can greatly help while vacationing in Samui and Mind Your Language Thailand can help you with it You can enrol for the 2-hour group lessons for beginners or you can choose the 30-hour Thai language course. 

If you want to learn how to do the Thai massage then you need to enrol at Tamarind Springs Massage Academy.  The academy has beginner lessons for reflexology and Thai massage.  For yoga enthusiasts, there are yoga lessons and yoga training courses you can take advantage of while in Koh Samui. 

Water sports such as sailing and diving are also some of the Koh Samui attractions you can try. The Samui Ocean Sports & Yacht Charter offer sailing experiences like no other.  Diving in the nearby Koh Tao Island is also exciting. If you’re a beginner, you can call one of the island’s diving academies such as the Discovery Divers for beginner lessons. 

Even during the rainy season, there is much to see and do in Koh Samui. From learning how to cook delicious Thai food made famous by Koh Samui restaurants to learning several water sports and other activities, Koh Samui is truly a haven for travellers.