Koh Samui Travel Guide – So many wonders!
Koh Samui is home to a variety of attractions and activities that are guaranteed to please all those who visit this Island in Thailand. Want to know more about what to check out here?
Angthong National Marine Park
A pristine archipelago of 42 gorgeous islands, Ang Thong National Marine Park is located in the Gulf of Thailand. You’ll find towering limestone mountains, beautiful white beaches, lush mangroves, hidden coves and a thick jungle. If you’re checking out Koh Samui resorts, you’ll be presented with a variety of great choices, such as the Avani+ Samui Resort for instance.
Towards the northern coast of the Island, you’ll find the world famous Big Buddha shrine. Probably the most well-known landmark in all of Koh Samui, this twelve-metre high golden statue is visible from many kilometres away. There are various other shrines and smaller Buddha statues that can also be found here inside the surrounding temple.
Bophut’s Fisherman’s Village
A historical element of Bophut, the Fisherman’s Village hosts multiple rustic buildings that contain trendy restaurants and boutique stores. Every Friday, the whole place transforms into a walking street market that brings in massive crowds all with the intention of shopping.
Its name which means ‘Turtle Island’ in English is an appropriate one. This is one of the most sought-after scuba diving destinations in all of Thailand. Crystal clear waters and vibrant marine life including turtles make this a must visit location.
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