Welcome! The purpose of this Koh Samui blog is to give up-to-date information about Koh Samui tourism-related activities as well as local recommendations and reviews on day-trips, tourist attractions, things to do, local Thai restaurants and much more around the island of Koh Samui, Thailand.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Big C Supermarket and Supercenter, Koh Samui
The Big C Supercenter offers several restaurants, cafes,
fast food outlets, clothes shops, a large food court, children’s play area and
the Big C supermarket store itself. The supermarket is located on the 2nd
floor of the supercenter adjacent to the Food Park and children’s play
Big C Supercenter, Koh Samui
Big C supermarket sells everything from fresh food to
electronic appliances to clothing and whatever you need, you are sure to find
here. Next to the check-out counters in
the supermarket you will find the SE-ED book store which stocks a selection of
both adult and children’s books in both English and Thai. If you are looking
for a Thai SIM card for your mobile, there is a large selection of mobile phone
shops here, too.
The Food Park serves various types of both Thai and
international dishes at reasonable prices. The children’s play area is equipped
with several arcade machines, coin-operated rides for small children and a play
room which can keep small children occupied for a small fee while you grab a
bite to eat. This area of the supercenter also has free Wi-Fi access enabling you to catch up with friends and family via skype, facebook or email without the need of visiting an internet cafe.
Big C Food Park, Koh Samui
The ground floor of the Supercenter has good shopping with a
mixture of clothes shops, accessory shops, restaurants, fast-food outlets, a
hair salon and many small, market-type stalls which sell just about everything
you could imagine. There is also a Starbucks coffee shop outside, located next
to the road in the front car park area.
The Big C Supercenter is located in Bophut, on the island’s
main ring road, just next to Bandon Hospital, at the bottom of the hill which
takes you to Tesco-Lotus Supermarket. There are many parking spaces in front of
the Supercenter with covered parking for cars behind. Motorbike riders collect
a card from the attendant when entering the motorbike parking area and this
card should be presented to the attendant again when leaving.