Koh Samui is the third largest island is located just 60 kilometers from the mainland in the Bay of Thailand. The area of Ko Samui is 25 km wide and 21 km long, within this small area; there are numerous attractions to explore them. This island is covered by coconut plantations, natural scenery, and lush tropical rainforest. Recent developments including an international airport, luxury resorts, international hospitals, restaurants, bars and luxury resorts have made this place the perfect place for the prudence of tourists in the Gulf of Thailand.
The main attractions are the white sand beaches, waterfalls, snorkeling, sea kayaking and water sports activities. Here is a complete guide that you should know when you reach the Koh Samui international airport.
Once you reached the Koh Samui international airport, more than 130 hotels and resorts including 5-star international resorts to budget guesthouses are waiting for your appearance and ready to provide all hospitality services. Pick your appropriate hotel and stay confidently at Koh Samui. If you are looking for a resort in your budget; High Park Koh Samui is a right place for travelers to stay for your whole vacation.
Koh Samui has various beaches and each one has its own beauty and attraction. Among the numerous beaches; here we have listed the main 3 beaches which attract the visitors most throughout the year.
Chaweng Beach: it’s one of the most popular among the others. Located on the east coast of the island, chewing beach has various hotel, restaurants and beach bars that make you feel awesome. Having a 7 km stretch of white sand, one can enjoy the waking with the beloved ones. High Park – a reputed resort and giant water park are also located at the Chaweng beach where you can enjoy slide and fly water activities.
Lamai Beach: The second most popular beach among the tourists, Lamai Beach is having natural beauty and litter small than Chaweng. Plenty of hills are there and they can be explored by bicycle or on foot as well.
Beaches on the North Coast of Koh Samui: These beaches are quieter than the east coast beaches. If you are looking for privacy and romance, you should choose these beaches but not good for the night time entertainment.
The weather is mostly tropical & warm during the whole year. The hottest months are March & Aprile with the avg. the temperature of 34 degree Celsius. During December to August month, the temperature varies in between 28 to 32 degree Celsius, that’s why; it’s called as a high season. Tourists’ best season is July & August. So, if you want to explore the island in a peaceful manner; you should visit during May and June months. You will get the accommodation and other services at a lower rate.
Are you a water sports lover and need some fun & excitement while exploring the island? You have chosen the right place for spending a vacation. Plenty of water adventure activities are there to have fun and feel happy to do something awesome that you haven’t performed before. The List of activities and trips listed below:
Chaweng beach and Lamai beach are the famous as the liveliest party places in Koh Samui. Both the beaches are crowded in high season and you will find the “girlie bars” to have fun and enjoy the nightlife of Thailand. Plenty of beach bars are available to feel you relaxed after the whole day adventure trips and water sports activities with live DJs, blasting music and lots of drinks. Don’t want to stay more in the bars; you can relax at the open-air beach bars and drink your favorite cocktails. If you are a hardcore party lover and don’t want other to interfere while partying; you should attend Half Moon and/or Full Moon Festivals. You can dance on international music throughout the night. Get more information about the Half Moon Party and Full Moon Festival here.
By hiring a bike or jeep; you can roam around the island in a flexible way at a cheaper price. Ferry services are also available to travel from one beach to another beach at the other end. Drive safely and always wear a helmet and carry a license while driving.
So, are you interested to discover the beaches of Koh Samui and take participant in water adventure activities? Pack your bag and take a flight to Koh Samui.