Koh Samui Travel Guide – Experience it for Yourself

Koh Samui is at its best in June when the rains have moved to another part of Thailand to ruin the day. However, most backpackers have various superstitions about Koh Samui in particular. Knowing a little more about the place might just convince you to visit despite the odds.

The best hang out spot

For one of the best views of Chaweng Bay, the place to be is Jungle Club. The vistas from here are worth uploading on Instagram indeed! The place also offers some great drinks and snacks which are popular among many locals and foreigners.

Ang Thong Marine National Park

Lying to the west of Koh Samui, this is an archipelago of 42 islands, only one of them is inhabited. Nevertheless, you can enjoy a wonderful excursion, exploring the pristine beaches here. A boutique yachting experience is highly recommended by many.

The Big Buddha

This is, of course, well-known as one of Koh Samui’s main attractions. Therefore, it is a must visit in every traveller’s list. Climb up about 70 steps high and an awe-inspiring reward awaits.

Fisherman’s Village

This is a small village perfect for an evening or even midnight walks. Its got hawker stalls selling all the snacks you’ll ever need. Bophut resorts such as the popular Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort are available for comfortable accommodation.

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Spending 7 days in Koh Samui – A Fascinating Coastal Retreat!

Being Thailand’s second largest island, Koh Samui has a plethora of stunning appeals to enthral all first-time travellers. Here are some of the best things to do when you’re in Koh Samui.

Visit Big Buddha Temple

When in Koh Samui, one should not miss visiting one of its impressive landmarks known as the ‘Big Buddha’. The statue has a height of 12 metres and depicts Buddha seated in the Mara posture. It’s an eye-catching sight to see how the statue glistens in the sun on a rocky island off Koh Samui.

Enjoy a beach party!

Needless to say, Koh Samui attracts many tourists for its stunning beaches scattered across the island. The nightlife in most of those beaches is a mellow affair just the way everyone likes! The full-moon parties of the island tempt everyone to party on the beaches till break down of the dawn.

Aquapark Samui

The Aquapark Samui in Koh Samui has many exciting activities that will appeal to all your family members. While having a good dose of sun, all energetic souls can dive into the underwater world to catch a glimpse of the exotic marine life. Let your kids have a fun-filled time climbing the five-metre high iceberg!

Na Muang Waterfall

The exquisite beauty of the world-famous Na Muang Waterfalls can truly take your very breath away! Since this scenic spot is perfect for activities like swimming, picnicking and hiking you can opt to spend a full day here. If you’re staying at a Resort Koh Samui close to this attraction, such as Avani+ Samui Resort, it will take only 19 minutes to reach the Na Muang Waterfall.

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Koh Samui Itinerary – For a memorable vacation experience!

Home to stunning beaches that are fringed with coconut palms, pristine beaches, azure waters and stunning scenery, Koh Samui is certainly a paradise of earth. The island being a popular tourist destination is home to many attractions. Here’s your Koh Samui itinerary.

Getting there

There are three options to get to Koh Samui one is taking a direct flight from Bankok. This is the easiest and the fasted way to get here. The next is flying to the city of Surat Tani from Bangkok and reaching here by ferry. The last is if you are not a fan of flying, reach Surat Tani by train and get to the island by ferry.

Where to stay

There are a plethora of accommodation options on the island you could choose from budget accommodation to resort properties at the highest ends. Since budget accommodations here have a lot of cons it recommended that you opt for a more contemporary and reliable option for your stay such as AVANI+ Samui Resort to avoid any hassles.

AVANI Pool Villa at AVANI+ Samui

Image Credit: AVANI+ Samui Resort

Things to Do

Visiting the temples is one of the most popular things to do in Samui. You could also go souvenir shopping, enjoy a variety of water sports activities, enjoy the local food or just unwind and relax in your resort.

Image Credit: AVANI+ Samui Resort

Places to visit

There is something for everyone who visits Koh Samui. If you are a nature lover you could visit the Mu Koh Angthong National Marine Park, for beach bums – Chewang Beach and Lamai Beach, for the curious ones – Wat Plai Laem, Wat Phra Yai and there is so much more places!

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