Located close to Surat Thani, Koh Samui is the second largest island in Thailand and covers an area of 2282.7 sq.km. It has a population of 63,000 and over 1.5 million of tourists every year.
This adorable island is the perfect place for those who like tropical holidays. After a 80 minute flight from Bangkok, you find yourself in a paradise- clear emerald blue water, white sandy beaches and fresh ocean breeze. This place will instantly make you forget about busy work days and troubles.
Here are some of the activities that you can try in Koh Samui…
Koh Samui Nightlife
This holiday destination is famous with its beaches. The most famous ones are Maenam Beach, Bophut Beach, Chaweng Beach, Lamai Beach.
This beach is the biggest(almost 7 kilometers long) and busiest one in Koh Samui. During the day you can visit spas and enjoy the sea. Searching for some night life? You’ve come to the right place. There are numerous bars, discos and pubs!
This is the second largest beach, which is a bit more isolated. It is very calm and the perfect place for those who need some peaceful destination. The place is also very famous for its fishing opportunities.
Bophut beach actually consists of two parts- the beach and a fisherman’s village at the central area of Bophut. It is mostly preferred for sailing and water skiing and other scuba activities. Need something less adventurous? Bophut has many boutiques and luxury shops for clothes and jewelry.
KOH TAO ISLAND
Besides the gorgeous beaches, there is another attraction in Koh Samui- waterfalls! They are many, but you can easily access only two of them- Hin Lad and Namunag, which consists of two waterfalls itself- Namunag 1 and Namunag 2. If you have the chance, visit the waterfalls during or immediately after the rainy season.