Koh Samui

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Koh Samui is an Island in the Gulf of Thailand. It is the third largest island in Thailand and known for its nice beaches. Just north of Koh Samui you will find Koh Phangan Island.  

 


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In recent years Koh Samui has developed a lot of more upscale resorts. The most popular Samui beaches are all located on the east coast of the island and are Chaweng beach, Lamai beach and Big Buddha beach.

 

lopnely bang por beach koh Samui

(Quiet Bang Por beach North Western Koh Samui)

 

If you are looking for a resort area on Samui which offers plenty of activities and plenty of nightlife venues then be sure to book a hotel or resort in Chaweng beach. The Big Buddha temple is Samui’s major landmark and is famous for its huge golden Buddha.

 

18 armed buddha wat plai laem

(The 18 armed Buddha at Wat Plai Laem in North Eastern Koh Samui)

 

Na Thon

 

Na Thon is the biggest city on Koh Samui. This is where most ferries to Koh Samui arrive. Most people move on when they arrive in Na Thon to other beaches.

 

Ang Thong Marine National Park

 

About 35 kilometers east from Koh Samui lays the Ang Thong Marine National Park. A cluster of about 40 islands. The beauty of these islands inspired Alex Garland to write his book “The Beach”.

 

Tips on what to do on Koh Samui:

 

Visit the Ang Thong Marine National Park

 

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How to get from Koh Samui to other destinations in Thailand:

 

- How to get from Koh Samui to Bangkok

- How to get from Koh Samui to Hat Yai

- How to get from Koh Samui to Hua Hin

- How to get from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan

- How to get from Koh Samui to Koh Phi Phi

- How to get from Koh Samui to Koh Samet

- How to get from Koh Samui to Koh Tao

- How to get from Koh Samui to Krabi

- How to get from Koh Samui to Pattaya

- How to get from Koh Samui to Phuket

 


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Don Sak
Koh Samui Na Thon

 

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