LTJ Bukem and MC Conrad play Beach Republic, Koh Samui – 17 February 2012

16 Jan

LTJ Bukem & MC Conrad at Beach Republic, Koh Samui

On 17th February 2012 Beach Republic welcomes back world-renowned LTJ Bukem and MC Conrad fresh from their 2011 Christmas Tour gracing the shores of Switzerland, Australia, Dubai and London.

Best known for his jazz fuelled Drum n Bass stylings, Bukem is set to explode alongside MC Conrad who adds his lyrical genius and verbal gymnastics, perfectly complementing  the jazzy, atmospheric Drum n Bass Bukem is celebrated for around the world.

One of the key innovators in Drum n BassBukem is known for developing an accessible alternative to the hardcore genre’s speedy, assaultive energies. His style pays homage to the Detroit based sound of early techno coupled with his earlier influences, particularly the mellow, melodic sonorities of 1970s era jazz fusion.

Whether he’s playing with scattershot drums or mellow-yellow down-tempo, Bukem manipulates the mood as deftly as he chops a beat and is sure to set the shores of Koh Samui alight on the 17th February at Beach Republic.

Beach Republic has your evening covered with local Koh Samui talent DJ’s Simon SoloAbsolud and Adam Matson slamming the decks between sets alongside Bukem and MC Conrad who will fire up their stupefying sounds pool-side at Beach Republic’s sexy and sophisticated venue.

Starting at 7pm on the 17th February 2012, entry is only 200 baht pre-sale and 300 baht on the door with pizzas, tapas, beers & cocktails at party prices to get your groove moving.   FREE TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE if you visit our Facebook page and register – http://www.facebook.com/BeachRepublic. To register simply click on the green icon in the left hand column that says ‘FREE LTJ BUKEM TICKET!‘ and follow the steps!

Beach Republic is also offering a FREE pick-up from Chaweng and Lamai between 7 and 10pm to bring you to the party of the year.

For information and further details on what is set to be an exceptional evening of beats and unforgettable feats, see BeachRepublic.com/LTJ or contact info@beachrepublic.com or register at http://www.facebook.com/BeachRepublic for your FREE TICKET – don’t miss out on the event of 2012!


Fitness & Keeping Active in Koh Samui

4 Jan

Beach Republic's Fitness Center

 

Whilst on holiday it is always good to keep up your normal fitness routine from home, so that you don’t pile on those extra pounds. Some even find that on holiday, extra energy kicks in and if you don’t exercise regularly at home it’s a nice way to start your fitness regime during your vacation.

 

If you’re in Koh Samui and there are many ways to keep active – walking on the beach, bike riding, kite-boardingjet-skiing, fishing, tennis, football golf and of course Muay Thai.

 

For your convenience and enjoyment  Beach Republic, located Lamai, has its very own Fitness Room on-site with equipment to suit almost everyone, with air-conditioning and Flat Screen TV’s for enjoyment.

 

Beach Republic can also organise Muay Thai classes, Tennis court hire, Bike hire, Fishing trips, Kite-boarding sessions, Football Golf, Jet-skiing and any other activities you wish to enjoy.

 

Beach Republic offers a variety of accommodation solutions include at The Residences including spacious private villas, stunning suites and penthouse suites for those looking for that extra luxury.

 

Guests at The Residences are afforded easy access to Samui’s premier Ocean Club & Restaurant, featuring fine dining, superb wines, fitness room, and the Beach Republic Asian Fusion Spa. Live life as a first class citizen at Beach Republic The Residences. 

 

 


Koh Samui Weddings

2 Dec

Stunning Beach Weddings at Beach Republic

 

If you dream of a beach wedding in Thailand with white sand as far as the eye can see, crystal blue waters and stunning sun-kissed weather – then Koh Samui is the perfect destination that ticks all the boxes.

With literally hundreds of weddings held each year around the island of Koh Samui, from intimate affairs to extravagant celebrations, a Samui island wedding can ensure you have that ‘special day’ and a day you and your guests will forever remember.

With a range of services available on the island from elephants, fireworks, DJ’s and more – Samui has become the preferred wedding destination in Thailand for any tropical wedding.

Beach Republic with its Residences Collection of 39 private pool villas, stunning penthouses, and spacious suites combined with 5 star professional wedding services can ensure your dream wedding day in Koh Samui comes true.

Beach Republic can tailor your wedding day top suit your budget and your needs, with an extensive list of catering options, beverage packages and  accommodation solutions for your guests.

With a dedicated quiet and serene beach location, perfect for vows next to the ocean and choices for your reception from the Beach Republic Restaurant to your own private custom-built split level wedding reception area next to the Ocean Club with full sea views and beach access Beach Republic  promises to make your Samui Wedding Day truly amazing!

Beach Republicsits along a stretch of white sandy beach  located in Lamai, Beach Republic stands apart from the crowd with a unique feel and culture of its very own. Marrying a contemporary and hip Mediterranean beach lifestyle with a twist of irreverent fun, Beach Republic is instantly sexy, sophisticated and cosmopolitan.

The self-contained exclusive destination consists of the stunning Ocean Club and Restaurant, the indulgent Beach Republic Asian Fusion Spa, and Beach Republic The Residences – a collection of private Samui pool villas, deluxe suites, and penthouse sky pool villas. With on-site team including a General Manager, Guest Relations Manager and a dedicated Samui Wedding Coordinator to ensure your special day is exactly as you have always imagines and your guests have an amazing and memorable day celebrating with you.

Christmas in Koh Samui

19 Nov

 

While November is Koh Samui’s rainy season, by the end of December Koh Samui’s weather should see lots of hot days and lots of sunshine, perfect for all the Christmas festivities you wish to enjoy.

As with anywhere in the world at Christmas time, you are sure to find events, celebrations, parties and just a general feeling of fun in the air. with Chaweng and Lamai brimming with gift choices – you are sure to find some last minute presents for friends and family. And why not save yourself the hassle and pop in to one of the two Tesco Lotus Supermarkets located in on the island, where they offer meticulous gift wrapping for a very very small fee.

In Koh Samui, you will find many hotels hold Christmas Eve and Christmas Day gala dinners and lunches. Beach Republic sets itself apart from the usual offerings and takes Christmas to a whole new level of style and entertainment.

Christmas at Beach Republic starts early, with Christmas Eve daytime celebrations kicking off at 1pm with well-known resident DJ Simon Solo on the decks. With Free Flow House Wine, Beer Specials and Gourmet Pizza deals, Beach Republic offers the perfect way to ease yourself into Christmas, right through until sunset.

From 7.30pm, Christmas Eve is in full swing where Beach Republic is host to a Free Flow Dinner, where over 60 gourmet dishes including a BBQ Station, Sushi & Sashimi Station, Foie Gras Station, Premium Imported Cold Cuts, Carving Station (with Wagyu, Lamb and Turkey), Pasta Station and much much more. On top of the incredible array of delicious food, you get free flow sparkling wine and cocktails to help dance the night away to the legendary Rock Island Band.

Christmas Day sees no end to the celebrations with DJ Adam Matson playing tunes to get you festive and Beach Republic puts on their infamous Ultimate Sunday Brunch™ with a smorgasbord of Fine De Claire Oysters, Maine Lobster™™™ ™™, Alaskan King Crab, Foie Gras Station, International Cheese Board, Jamon Serano straight from the bone, Wagyu, Roast Lamb, Roast Turkey with all the trimmings, a selection of Thai favourites…it just goes on!

Beach Republic is Samui’s Premier Ocean Club and perfect for friends and families to help celebrate Christmas in pure style and luxury – with a sleek and contemporary beach club, two vast crystal blue pools edging on to a stunning stretch of beach, spacious & comfortable day beds for lounging and plenty of good food, great music and endless drink options to keep you entertained this Christmas. Contact us for details!

 

Beach Republic - President's Party Line Up for Christmas

Loy Krathong – Festival Of Lights

9 Nov

Every year during the month of November, Thailand including Koh Samui, celebrates the magical and visual wonder of the Loy Krathong Festival. The festival is believed have orginated from an ancient practice of paying respect to the spirit of the waters. Today it is simply a time to have fun.

A “Krathong” is a handmade raft about 15 cm wide in diameter traditionally made from a  section of a banana tree trunk that is then decorated with elaborately-folded banana leaves, flowers, candles, photos and incense sticks.  The Krathongs may also contain nail clippings, hair strands and coins from the person who plans to use it.

Traditional Krathongs made from banana leaves

“Loy” means ‘to float’ and on the evening of the 10th November this year, every Thai person will set adrift their Krathongs with friends, family and loved ones in to a river, lake or the ocean whereby the act of floating away the candle raft is symbolic of letting go of all one’s grudges, anger and defilements, so that the Krathong owner can start life afresh on a better foot.

Families and friends send off their Krathong into the waters...

Celebrated widely across Thailand, with the festival comes lantern releases, fireworks and a general party atmosphere as people hope for great luck and prosperity in the times that follow.

Beach Republic welcomes all it’s guests and anyone wishing to take part in this joyous time of year, to celebrate with us at Beach Republic’s Restaurant and along our sandy shores. Krathongs will be made available to all who wish to enjoy and engage in the age-old practice and celebrations. Join us on the 10th November and participate in this wonderous evening at our Beach Republic Restaurant to collect your Krathong and float away your troubles.

Spa & Massage Treatments in Koh Samui

9 Nov

Massage Therapy Room - Beach Republic - Koh Samui

Massage therapy has gained widespread popularity over the years and there is little wonder why. Massage not only provides relaxation and relief to muscle strain and fatigue, a therapeutic massage has been proven to improve your overall health and well-being.

There are many benefits to massage therapy including emotional and of course physical improvements in the body. Thailand and Koh Samui are home to countless numbers of spa treatment centers with traditional Thai massage having been a part of Thai culture for centuries. Thai massage blends styles from Asian neighbours passed down through the generations. Unlike the scooping and continuous strokes of Western massage, the Thai method uses point pressure, muscle stretching and compression, done in a rhythmic movement of gentle rocking.

Beach Republic’s Asian Fusion Spa, located along a stretch of stunning beach in Lamai, Koh Samui, takes a non-traditional approach and our treatments fuse traditional Asian and Western styles with an inventive, new age approach to spa therapy allowing you to receive the best and most progressive treatments available to ensure maximum benefit. Many of the applied techniques at the Asian Fusion Spa are generated from ancient therapeutic practices where your body’s energy is restored to balance through nourishing the inner sanctuary. Here, we unblock the flow of ‘chi’, focusing solely on the body’s Sen or Meridian Lines, utilizing such ancient practices as Chinese reflexology, Japanese Reiki, Indian Ayurvedi treatments and Traditional Thai massage with a hot herbal compress.

Traditional Thai Hot Herbal Compress

The spa itself is a peaceful and quiet space, designed with your relaxtion in mind. with flowing waters and soft Thai touches, our luxurious spa allows you to escape the stress of every day life as soon as you step through its doors. With an expansive steam room, jacuzzi, treatment rooms for singles and couples – Beach Republic’s Asian Fusion Spa will ensure your feeling of well-being lingers long after your farewell.

Beach Republic - Asian Fusion Spa

OPP Awards for Excellence 2011

4 Nov

Director of Sales Robert Pestello (left) is presented with the Silver Medal by OPP's Geoff Hadwick

 

Beach Republic, the ocean club, resort and residences located on the island of Koh Samui, Thailand was awarded the Silver Medal at the prestigious OPP Awards for Excellence 2011 held at the ExCeL Centre in London.

The awards were held during The Property Investor Show & OPP Live. The annual event focuses on the international property market and is attended by the world’s top agents, developers, fund managers, wealth managers, service providers, and investors.

Nominated in the category of Best Fractional Scheme alongside shortlisted candidates that included some of the globe’s premier shared ownership developments, the esteemed panel of judges awarded Beach Republic the Silver Medal.

Beach Republic was commended for its completely open and low-key sales approach, its strong branding, and the attractiveness of the facilities made available to owners at the adjacent Ocean Club and Spa. The judges concluded that these qualities truly set Beach Republic apart from all of its competitors in the region.

Director of Sales, Robert Pestello was in London to represent Beach Republic. Upon being presented with the award, he was quoted as saying:

“It is an honor to be recognized at the industry’s premier event. I want to thank everyone at OPP for considering Beach Republic alongside the world’s leading fractional ownership resorts. After winning Best Shared Ownership at the Thailand Property Awards last year, it was clear that Beach Republic really is special. Now, to be commended on the international stage like this is truly humbling. I am extremely fortunate to be part of one of South East Asia’s premier resorts. I want to thank the entire Beach Republic team for helping to make this award possible.”

Fractional ownership at Beach Republic allows an individual to purchase real estate without assuming any of the burdens that often come with sole ownership. All owners enjoy the various services and amenities of the deluxe resort.

This form of real estate ownership is especially attractive to those who want to make use of a holiday home for only a few weeks or months a year. Increasingly it is also attracting investors who see returns via rental income and capital appreciation.

With excellent facilities and superior amenities, a stunning location, strong brand name, and increasing recognition both in Thailand and abroad, the multi-award winning Beach Republic is one of the most appealing fractional ownership investments in the region today.

 

Beach Dining in Koh Samui

4 Nov

Beach Republic's stunning beachside restaurant

Koh Samui is home to a plethora of beach restaurants and fine dining. With something for everyone, Koh Samui is renowned for offering fresh local produce, high quality cuisine and all served with the warm and friendly signature Thai smile.

Beach dining is essential when in Koh Samui and you can find hundreds of beachside restaurants and bars dotted along the coast line of the island.

Beach Republic, located in Lamai and set along the edge of a vast stretch of white sandy beach – complete with two large crystal clear pools has an architecturally magnificent beach front restaurant which is regarded as one of the finest culinary experiences on Koh Samui.

With its peaked high-vaulted ceilings, stunning and refreshingly modern interior, table or booth seating – Beach Republic’s expansive beachside restaurant is a sight to behold and experience to savour.

Beach Republic offers all day grazing and dining with an extensive Tapas selection alongside fine Mediterranean and Thai cuisine.  With weekly culinary events such as Wednesday’s ‘President’s Asian Buffet Feast’ and Sunday’s renowned ‘The Ultimate Sunday Brunch Club ™’ – Beach Republic is marked as one of the must-dine experiences when in Koh Samui.

Beachside dining at its finest

The Beach Republic Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and is set against a spectacular ocean-front setting.

Breakfast – 7.00am to 10.30am
Lunch, dinner, all day grazing – 10.30am to 10.30pm

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