Koh Samui is a great choice for holiday for its white sandy beaches, warm hospitality, fun water sports and so much more. Keep reading to find out what you can expect in Koh Samui!
Where should you stay?
With plenty of choices from hostels to resorts, pick a hotel that is close to the water and in the heart of the action. A Koh Samui Resort such as the Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort checks all these boxes and is an excellent place to lay your head after the day’s adventures.
Beaches, beaches, beaches!
This island is blessed with some beaches, each with its distinct personality. The most crowded one, Chaweng, is perfect for those looking to catch a beach party! Whereas, Silver Beach is ideal for an early morning stroll. The Maenam beach has a lovely old town ambience and is a lovely choice as well.
Big Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Yai)
Head towards the North East of the island to witness the grandeur of this 12-meter statue. The temple itself is on a little island that is connected to the main island by a short causeway. It’s best to get there early morning to avoid both the crowds and the mid-day heat!
Ang Thong Marine National Park
Set sail to the pristine and untouched Ang Thong Marine National Park for a fantastic day trip. It’s 40 kilometres from the main island and consists of a collection of 42 smaller islands. Prepare to be awestruck by the beauty of the islands, the wildlife and the azure blue waters, which are perfect for a session of snorkelling!