When visiting Koh Samui you are expected to consume everything that the island has to offer, but imagine all the brownie points you’ll rack up if you can whip up some of Thailand’s traditional delicacies back home for your friends and family or maybe your partner is a foodie and you want to impress them with your new “Iron Chef” skills.
Thai cooking s classes in Koh Samui has increasingly become a top favorite activity for island visitors, and for some who have trouble making a hardboiled egg, walk away from the experience as one of the highlights to their vacation. But don’t get intimidated, Thai cooking classes have been designed with you in mind. Classes can run from two hours to as in-depth as a half day, where you are escorted to the many fresh markets on the island and learn to pick out all fresh ingredients and also allowing your taste buds to explore new dimensions of mild to spicy Thai cuisine.
Barefoot Luxury Villas also offers in villa Thai cooking experience, allowing guests to sit in the comfort of their own villa and enjoy in the privacy of learning to prepare and cook Thai dishes while also understanding more about the culture behind each dish. All lessons come with a set provision list for guests to select from, in case they are allergic to shell fish, don’t eat pork for religious purposes or the guest’s preference is vegetarian and or vegan. No matter what the guest preferences are, Barefoot is happy to accommodate and make your Thai cooking class exceptional.
Travelers to exotic destinations are always seeking a new, exciting way to enjoy their vacation. Barefoot Villas features a vacation that will live in memory. Learning about some of the local Koh Samui cooking styles can give you a deeper understanding of this little piece of paradise!
Koh Samui is Thailand’s second largest island in the Gulf of Thailand just off the east coast Kra Isthmus and features beaches fringed with palm trees. a mountainous, dense rainforest, and the most luxurious posh resorts and spas.
You will know our lush paradise when you see the famous landmark of the 12m-tall golden Big Buddha statue, located at Wat Phra Yai Temple, on a tiny island linked to Koh Samui by a causeway.
With pristine beaches under the vast dome of our Koh Samui sky, this area offers plenty of sunshine. Barefoot Luxury Villa rentals are reasonably priced for the amazing experience they offer, and one fun option we provide our guests are our Thai cooking classes.
Whether you are an advanced chef or a virtual novice who desires to learn Thai cooking recipes and techniques Koh Samui style, this is an added activity you won’t want to miss. Barefoot Luxury Villas’ Thai cooking classes are a great way to immerse yourself in Thai history and culture while enjoying the freedom of a glorious vacation under the Koh Samui warm sun and in our fresh sea air.
Cooking classes offered by Barefoot Villas is a great way to take home your vacation experience and show off your state-of-the-art Thai cooking skills. Our chef instructors will ensure you understand each step in Thai dishes you will prepare with authentic Thai ingredients, with fresh Thai spices that help create the special nuances that make Thai recipes so unique.
Some of the ingredients our chef instructors use for Thai dishes you can prepare include:
Our Barefoot Villas Thai cooking classes may be a two hour duration or for more intensive lessons, a half day. We escort you to our islands numerous open air markets so you can select fresh ingredients to inspire your taste buds and expand your newly acquired knowledge of our mild to spicy Thai cuisine.
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When visiting Koh Samui you might come across what is known by the locals as a Sangsom Bucket consisting of Thai Whiskey and Redbull inside the neon colored sand bucket. Although the idea of drinking from a bucket sounds like a fun idea you will soon regret it in the morning as your head will be begging you for an aspirin and a bottle of water.
Fortunately for some visitors to Koh Samui that are not interested in drinking Whiskey out of a bucket, you will find some great Cocktail classes on the island that tickle your taste buds and at the same time protect you from a banging headache in the morning.
Why not experience life on the other side of the bar, with a cocktail master class. These classes will reveal the secrets to some cocktail bar classics, and also align with your island surroundings such as a Piña Colada, Mojito or Old Fashioned. Much like learning homemade Thai cooking classes wouldn’t it be great if you could learn to mix, muddle, mash and concoct your own cocktails?
Koh Samui has a number of amazing and reputable cocktail master classes on the island that are a great experience for you and your friends teaching how to mix crowd-pleasing cocktails like a professional bartender. Barefoot Luxury Villas offers private cocktail classes at each of our luxury villas, where you will meet one of our skilled mixologists who will greet you with a thirst quenching cocktail, teach you the history behind cocktail making and, of course, how to make, shake and taste your selection of cocktails.
Looking for something a little outside the box while vacationing? Koh Samui dons a wide range of fancy bars and restaurants but now pop up’s are quite frankly next-level. A cultural melting pot of expats living (and drinking) in Samui, pop up bars are an up and coming trend of all things unique, crafty and damn alcoholic! Head over to Hush Hush Hooch, where the bartenders specialize in pop up bars, cocktail master classes and good times, priding on hand crafted cocktails that will cause guests taste buds to explode with satisfaction and leave visitors in wonder with their revolutionary and mad scientist recopies of infused libations.