This is a drive through tour of Chaweng Beach (on Chaweng Beach Road), a popular tourist destination located on the tropical island of Koh Samui (Ko Samui, Samui) in Thailand. This tour of Chaweng Beach Road is filmed in a POV (point of view) perspective from the back of a Songthaew taxi, which is the local “public transport” on the island of Koh Samui. This footage is filmed in 4K with a Panasonic HC-VX870 camcorder. The journey begins halfway down Chaweng Beach Road, and the viewer starts off with a map view of the route we will be taking. As we drive down the road listen for hotel names being called out as we pass them. This vido is a good way for first timers to get a good idea of what Chaweng Beach is like and to also get an idea of the area where there hotel is located. If you have any questions about hotels at Chaweng Beach drop us a comment in the description field below and we will do our best to answer it.
As we drive down Chaweng Beach Road listen for hotel names such as Baan Samui Resort, The Library, Chaba Samui Resort, King´s Garden Resort, Chaweng Beachcomber Hotel, Buri Rasa Village, Banana Fan Sea Resort, Green Hotel, Tradewinds by Lawana, Centara Beach Resort, Chaweng Resort, Chaweng Cove Resotel, Poppies Samui Resort, Seascape Beach Resort, Samui Lagoon Bay, Baan Talay Resort, Samui Resotel and Spa, Sans Souci Samui, Samui Paradise Chaweng, Seaside Bungalow, The New Villa, First Residence Hotel and Lucky Home Resort.
Wikitravel writes about Chaweng Beach, “Chaweng is the largest and most popular of Samui’s beaches, and is usually divided into four sections: North Chaweng, Central Chaweng, South Chaweng and Chaweng Noi (Little Chaweng) which is around a headland and at the southern most tip of Chaweng. Chaweng Beach is approximately 7 km long, making it the longest beach on the east coast. It is lined with coconut trees and boasts year long, warm (temperatures range between 25-28°C.) emerald-blue waters in the Gulf of Thailand…”.
Wiki writes about Koh Samui, “Ko Samui (or Koh Samui, Thai: เกาะสมุย, Thai pronunciation: [kɔ̀ sàmūj]) is an island off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus, Thailand. Geographically in the Chumphon Archipelago, it is administratively part of Surat Thani Province. Ko Samui is Thailand’s second-largest island after Phuket, with an area of 228.7 km2, a population of over 63,000 and a hotel occupancy rate of 73% as the number of visitors increases.Abundant tourist resources, sandy beaches, coral reefs, and coconut trees are present on the island…”
Wiki writes about the Songthaew “taxi”, “A songthaew (Malay: dua baris; Thai สองแถว, literally “two rows”; Lao: ສອງແຖວ [sɔ̌ːŋtʰíw]) is a passenger vehicle in Thailand and Laos adapted from a pick-up or a larger truck and used as a share taxi or bus…”
This footage is filmed with a Panasonic HC-VX870 4K video camcorder. Panasonic writes about the HC-VX870, “Capture your vision in 4K video – Elevate your creativity with 4K video. Enjoy greater detail, HDR exposure and improved camera control with Level Shot Function and 5-Axis Hybrid O.I.S.+.”
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