Frequented by tourists from around the world, Koh Samui is undoubtedly Thailand’s premier beach holiday destination for the masses. Littered with white, sandy beaches and breathtaking resorts this one stop holiday Mecca is a thriving tourist hub all year round due to temperate weather conditions that prevail for most of the year except for the monsoon season. Among its chief attributes lies the lesser known Chaweng Lake recreational space which offers visitors a plethora of activities and attractions on the fringes of one of the city’s most stunning lakes.
Conveniently located and easily accessible from a variety of points in the city, the Chaweng Lake is a green hued body of water that enjoys a strategic position in Koh Samui. Surrounded by large scale developments and recreational facilities Chaweng Lake is a dream come true for nature lovers and those who wish to engage with the great outdoors. Thrill seekers are also known to frequent this venue as the lake serves as a base for many adventure sports operators.
One activity that draws adrenalin junkies from the city and abroad is the venue’s bungee jumping facilities. Offering participants the opportunity to test their limits at one of the most picturesque locations in the region, bungee jumping enthusiasts visiting Koh Samui will want nothing more than to launch themselves into oblivion from this scenic locale. Another activity that is synonymous with Chaweng Lake is horse riding. Home to a number of riding schools and riding centres, the shores of the lake are perfect for this relaxing activity that requires no prior experience.
Hosting more than three iconic parties every month, the Chaweng Lake area is also renowned as a party capital of monumental proportions. The most coveted parties each month include the Half Moon Party, the Black Moon Party, and the Full Moon Party while Escape Parties also go on till the wee hours of the morning. Home to a variety of trendy pubs and nightclubs the most famous party hotspot on the waterfront is of course the famed Reggae Pub which can accommodate 4000 revellers at a time.
Travellers in search of an elegant Samui hotel should look no further than Anantara Bophut Koh Samui. Conveniently located in a picturesque area of town this luxury Samui resort pulls out all the stops when it comes to vacationing in style.
Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.