Koh Samui, for those of you who didn’t know about this wonderful place, it is an archipelago that belongs to Thailand consisting of 42 islands. Here’s why the destination is absolutely unmissable if you are a traveller.
A bit of history
An island that was unseen by the Thai people themselves, Samui, was put on the map by the King in the 1800s. Nevertheless, trading between China and Samui had commenced many years before the island was introduced to the world.
Koh Samui is an island popular for its many pristine beaches and many a Samui resort the likes of Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort. Encircled by turquoise blue waters, and foliage on the land side, the island is an exclusive tourist destination in Thailand. Chaweng and Lamai beaches are much loved here.
There is no part of Thailand without a temple or two to explore! So, why not check out the captivating temples and marvel at the craftsmanship of sculptors and painters at temples like Wat Plai Laem and Wat Khuranam.
The night markets
Keeping true to the culture of Thailand, Koh Samui too has some great night markets to visit. When embarking on your night stroll at the markets, don’t forget to try some of the awesome local food here.
Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+