Koh Samui has all the elements of a must visit cosmopolitan tourism destination on your travel map along with some of the best holiday accommodation on ko samui. There is nothing as diverse as this island within a limited geography. The famous beaches of the island provide you with everything to make your vacation enjoyable to the highest level.
Important places to watch out for diversity: Our top five
- The Big Buddha and the pagodas
Travel back to the history and get mesmerized at the architectural creativity of the 12 meter-high golden statue of Lord Buddha and the numerous shrines and temples surrounding the statue. This Buddha temple and the statue has become the most famous iconic landmark of the island. Don’t forget to roam around the nearby shopping market and food stalls.
- Fisherman’s village at Bophut
The traditional village is located to the east side of the Bophut beach and gives you a glimpse of the Thai-Chinese atmosphere. Shoppers and food lovers will find this village a never-to-miss experience, for they can get a lot of unique souvenirs and delicacies here.
- Ang Thong archipelago and the National Marine Park
Boat trips take you to this part of the Gulf of Thailand which covers 42 islands. The Marine Park was established in 1980 and is blessed with diverse spots such as waterfalls, lakes, mangroves, white sand beaches, limestone mountains and so on. You can explore the island by taking an Island tour and the surroundings offer day trips on speed boats and also trekking and sea sports such as kayaking.
- Koh Tao Island
The best hotspot for scuba-diving, it is also called as the ‘Turtle Island’ as it is a breeding ground for the green turtles. You can entertain yourself with numerous activities like hiking, rock climbing, snorkeling etc. Spend some quality time relaxing on the Sairee beach for a day or two by taking the help of Koh Samui villa rentals for your stay.
- Na Muang Waterfall
Witness the natural beauty of Koh Samui by trekking up to the two waterfalls cascading down to a natural pool. Take a refreshing dip and get immersed in the enthralling falls.