Koh Samui is well-known for its water sports and amazing activities both in the waters and on land as well. Some people just visit Koh Samui lazing throughout the day on the calm beaches and that’s a perfect plan. While others come with a different agenda, “have fun with the water sports and other land activities”. No matter for what reasons tourists are visiting this tropical island, Koh Samui can deliver the best activities to suit all types of visitors. Here we have listed few water fun activities that can bring some precious moments in your entire life.
If you haven’t taken a dive while you are vacationing in Koh Samui, you have already lost something that you don’t. Several dive schools are located in Chaweng and Bophut and teach you how to take deep dive and explore the marine world. Some dive companies provide PADI dive courses with live training in swimming pools before exploring the marine world under the clear waters of the Gulf of Thailand. Once you get sufficient knowledge; join the team with other divers and explore the excellent diving spots in the sea.
Marine world lovers must do snorkeling in Lamai and Chaweng, Koh Samui. There are mainly two points Crystal Bay and Coral Cove in these islands that are perfect for enjoying snorkeling with your beloved one and be a witness of the spectacular marine world. While professional snorkelers may choose a day snorkeling trip to Koh Tao island, just 90 minutes away by ferry from Koh Samui and known as the best snorkeling location in South East Asia.
Kayaking is a great way to explore hidden caves, explore unusual rock formations, inlets and more. In Koh Samui, you can explore the bird and marine life without disturbing them and also see the places where pirates used to keep their stuff secretly. You can get kayaks at around 200 Baht per hour on rent on most of the beaches. All kayaks are available with lifeguard jackets. This is one of the best upper body exercises & sees the shoreline on single or double kayaks.
High Park Koh Samui is a pleasant place to have fun with the water for all ages. It’s a complete 8 hours of fun with beloved ones. The main attraction is a “Slide and Fly” water slide with a height of 15 meters and a length of 31 meters that can slide up to 45 km per hour. This slide is featured with a ramp at the end that can fly a slider into the air above ~7 meters and then plunge him into a 4-meter deep pool. Get detailed information regarding Koh Samui’s highest slider right here… The next attraction is “Infinity Pool” where you can get relaxation from the tiredness and see stunning viewpoints from the edge of a pool. Are you a selfie lover, Infinity pool is a great place to have photography with friends. Full day pool and foam party are there to entertain you with blasting music played by famous DJs of Koh Samui. So, go for it and have fun for 8 hours non-stop.
Are you speed lover and love to ride on the water? You should try Jet skis in Koh Samui and they are available on rent at Chaweng, Choeng Mon, Lamai and Bophut beaches. The rates vary in between 700-1000 Baht for 30 minutes. You must check the jet ski you are going hire for dents and scratches before filling up the form as we would do before getting a car on rent. Remember, you would speed up your jet ski when the swimming area is clear to avoid accidents.
Koh Samui does not have strong winds and so, kite-boarding is a much better activity than windsurfing. I think you have got the reason why. Kite-boarding activity is performed at the W Retreat near Bophut, Hua Thanon & Nathon in the southeast, Mae Nam Beach, depending on the winds speed and direction.
Do you know Sa-ard panyawan is one of the most celebrated windsurfers in Thailand? Tourists around the world come here to learn windsurfing from Sa-ard Panyawan. Windsurfing is suitable for those who are excited to have fun with water and wind in the sea. You could be in better hands when you are learning windsurfing.
Have you heard the word “Sea Walking”? Well, you had not. Because this activity is performed at rare places in the world and Koh Samui is one of them. Robert & Christine have bought this extreme trend to Tong Krut, Koh Samui. Since they invented; tourists become crazy to be a witness of this special walk under the sea. Many travelers feel hesitate to walk under the sea. High Park comes with the same activity but here the ground is swimming pool floor where a person can walk without any hesitation and feel the same experience. You can play with your beloved one under the water. If you have a waterproof camera; you can do photography as well.
So, these are the adventurous yet fun water sports activities; you can add them into your bucket list. Plan for Koh Samui Vacation and enjoy every moment by taking part in such activities with your beloved one.