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