Needless to say, Koh Samui is surrounded by a superabundance of pristine & beautiful islands. Due to their beauty and amazing surroundings make island-hopping a worth. Most of the popular islands are just 2 hours away from the Koh Samui International airport. For the last couple of years, Koh Samui has been evolved and get succeed to attract visitors around the globe. All goes to its pristine places and natural beauty. Of course, the government has taken some bold steps to transform the barren place into a tourist crowded holiday point like Bangkok and Pattaya.
If you are planning to explore Koh Samui and nearby islands; here is the list for you. Add them into your bucket and schedule the trip accordingly.
When it’s a matter of visiting the island in Koh Samui, Angthong National Park comes first in mind. Koh Wua Talap is the headquarter of this island and has all the necessary amenities including restaurant, first aid center & information desk.
Famous for snorkeling and kayaking, Angthong National park is also a preferred spot for watching the breathtaking scenery. The main beauty of the island is the limestone cliffs covered with lush green and height of 400 meters. Watching it with bare eyes is worth money you spend for it. Other attractions are unique wildlife, little herons & pacific reef.
Koh Mudsum a.k.a. Koh Matsum is one of the smallest islands to the southern side of Koh Samui. Want to walk on the white sand and watch beautiful scenery with your beloved one; this is the most suitable beach for you. There is only one restaurant so enjoying nightlife is not possible. However, you can get privacy to spend quality time with your partner.
Walk on the white sand beach with holding a hand of your partner and watch the beautiful scenery. You can get relaxation or hire a kayak to explore the coastline. When you feel hungry after the activity; you can enjoy delicious lunch at the beach restaurant.
Koh Phangan covers an area of around 167 square kilometers and so, the fifth-largest island. The whole island is accented by long & beautiful beaches with white sand & lush jungles. An average cost for the round trip is approx. 700 baht.
Haad RIn Beach, an origin place for the most spectacular full moon party is located in Koh Phangan. To enjoy the nightlife, Haad Rin beach is the place for you. 3 big parties are held in a month – Full Moon, Half Moon and Black Moon party. During day time, you can try hiking to fabulous waterfalls & fantastic viewpoints.
Popular for scuba diving in Thailand, Koh Tao is also known as Turtle island located in the northern side of Koh Samui and surrounded by beautiful white sand beaches & coral reefs. The cost for the round trip is a bit higher (1000 THB) than Koh Phangan (700 THB).
Beach clubs & bars are here to make your nightlife truly something else. During day time, you can explore the viewpoints and admire the natural scenery. When you are in Koh Tao, you must not miss the scuba diving. Even scuba drivers around the world come to learn more about it here.
Do not forget to explore any of the above islands; each has its own beauty and unique attractions. When you are in Koh Samui and looking for a place to have fun with adventure and water activities (infinity pool parties with djs, foam party topped off with choices of adventure activities i.e. water slides, zip-lines, climbing walls, bumper cars); High Park is all set to welcome you. Need further information about Koh Samui; contact us today; we would love to guide you.