Koh Samui , The Wanderlust Island
Koh Samui is an island regarded by tourists as it is. “Heaven Central Gulf of Thailand”
Samui is the island of Surat Thani Province, located about 496 km (308 miles) south of Bangkok, around 20 km off Surat Thani. There is a 10-15 flight daily fly from Bangkok and international flight from Mumbai, Maldives, Singapore and Hong Kong.
It’s known as the Coconut Island as it’s famous for the high quality of coconuts. Moreover, this is a home of monkey school, which trains hundred of monkeys to help the farmer.
Koh Samui is the island of a great natural beauty of coral reefs and a variety of beautiful white sand beaches in different characteristics, but most popular attractions are………..
1. Hinta Hinyai
It’s a curious rock formation. Known as the Grandfather and Grandmother Rocks because the rocks look like male and female genitalia. It occurs naturally so it has received attention from tourism and Hinta Hinyai close to Lamai beach.
2. Chaweng Beach
The longest beach in Koh Samui and the main tourist spot. It has Hotels, Restaurants, pub along the beach and at night time you can enjoy the excited fire show. If you are looking for street food or souvenir shop you can walk around the Chaweng street.
3. Big Buddha
It has become one of Koh Samui’s main tourist attractions and a major landmark because of its stunning 12 meter-high golden Buddha. Around the temple you can see the beautiful view and sunset, If you’re hungry, don’t worry, there will be a multiple restaurant inside the temple for you to choose same with a souvenir shop.
4. Fisherman’s village
The best market for you to hang out at night time. It’s lively and fun to walk around to explore new stuff. If you need a unique gift for your friends or your family, here you can find handmade stuff at a good price. You can also find a variety of street food here.
5. Na Muang Waterfall
Is the largest waterfall in Koh Samui , it’s surrounded by green jungle so you can swim and walk around to enjoy the beautiful nature. Near Na Muang waterfall is Na Muang Safari Park, it has a zoo, aquarium and Elephant Trekking. I’m sure you will have a good experience of this place!
Plus,the interesting extension to Koh Tao and Koh Phangan (full moon party)can be made once you are in Koh Samui . Those two islands are very exotic and less crown beach. Or Ratchaprapha Dam in Surat Thani province , Previously known as Chiew Lan Lake.
Visitors can spend their great holidays with lots of activities for relaxation here from natural places to a fun and entertain nightlife.
You can feel the relaxation of……
- Spa and Massage
- Enjoy adventure outdoor activities
- Elephant trekking
- A day trip to marine national park
The best time to visit this island is from February to April and mid July to August. You will get the ideal tropical island weather with blue sky days and a nice ocean breeze.
If you love the beach and like to experience new things, this is the place for you!