Places to Go And Things To Do In Koh Samui Thailand

Thailand has more than fifteen million tourists visiting the country each year. It’s Asia’s most popular travel destination. The country offers a lot of beautiful attractions to its visitors. These include pristine rainforests, spectacular coastal scenery, sun-kissed beaches & UNESCO protected places.

Thailand’s incredible beaches are famous around the world for their beauty. Its beaches are synonymous to sugar white sand, turquoise waters, and tropical scenery. Koh Samui, Thailand has also some of the world’s most ultra-luxurious resorts. Get the most out of your luxury trip to Koh Samui, Thailand with this travel guide.

1. Koh Samui’s Beautiful Beaches

You can’t visit Koh Samui without visiting a few of the island’s picturesque beaches. Most beaches here have velvety white sand and coconut palm trees providing shade. Also, the water is clear and refreshing everywhere too. So pick any beach on Koh Samui and you’ll feel like you’re in paradise.

Chaweng Beach is the most popular place on the island. It has tons of Koh Samui attractions and nightlife surrounding the beach.

Lamai Beach is the second most popular beach, but it is less crowded and much more relaxing than Chaweng.

Coral Cove Beach is lovely for snorkeling and it’s in a small bay behind a hotel.

Choeng Mon Beach on the north of the island near the Big Buddha, and there are lots of nice hotels and beach bars up here.

Lipa Noi Beach is perfect for kids. It has shallow, clear water and few any coral or rocks.

2. Angthong National Marine Park

Ang Thong National Marine Park is an archipelago of 42 islands in the Gulf of Thailand. It has beautiful white-sand beaches, waterfalls, hidden coves, mangroves and limestone mountains. Ang Thong park is a protected area of more than 100 sq km of sea and land. It’s also a home to a variety of exotic wildlife and sea creatures.

3. Big Buddha

In the northern area of Koh Samui is the famous Big Buddha shrine. It’s Samui’s most well-known landmark. The golden Buddha is 12 meters high. Inside the surrounding temple are many unique shrines and other small ornate Buddhas.

4. Koh Tao

Koh Tao means ‘Turtle Island’. It’s a famous scuba diving spot in Thailand. The white-sand beaches along the 21 km² island have crystal-clear waters of the Gulf of Thailand. Also, the beautiful coral reefs are home to colorful sea creatures.

5. Wat Plai Laem

Wat Plai Laem is near the Big Buddha in the northern part of Koh Samui. It’s a colorful Buddhist Temple. The temple features stunning art. This includes an 18-arm image of Guanyin who’s the Goddess of Mercy and a huge white Chinese Buddha on the lake.

Things To Do In Koh Samui

For adventure seekers, Calypso Diving offers scuba diving and snorkeling tours. They also offer the most luxurious and modern day boats in the Gulf of Thailand. Na Muang Waterfalls is a beautiful place to visit. It has a large pool of fresh water for swimming at the base. Samui Elephant Sanctuary offers elephant tourism in a happy and peaceful environment. Visitors can feed, walk with and observe these majestic giants in this place. Treat yourself to a spa day in herbal steam caves or cooling rock pools at Tamarind Springs. When night falls on the island, visit the streets of Chaweng for some shopping. To know more about Thai culture, head along to a Muay Thai match. It’s Thailand’s national sport. You may also check out an amazing fire dance show in Fisherman’s Village.

Visit Thailand for your next vacation. Samujana is a secluded luxury villa estate in Koh Samui, Thailand. Guests can have complete privacy away from crowds. The villas offer three to eight bedrooms and are ideal for families, friends and couples. 

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