Koh Samui, Thailand

Activities on Koh Samui

Rising from the crystal waters of the Gulf of Siam, Ko Samui is a tropical paradise just off Thailand’s South Eastern coast. The island’s mountainous interior is coated in a tropical jungle with rugged trails that offer spectacular views. The whole island is surrounded by beautiful white sandy beaches and azure water.

Photograph -  Ko Samui, statue of BuddahSamui is Thailand’s third largest island at 247 square kilometers. And it’s part of an archipelago of many other islands, including Koh Phangan, Koh Tao, and the Ang thong National Marine Park. Samui is renowned for its tropical beaches, coconut palms, a wonderful variety of spa facilities, exotic nightlife and friendly people. The island also offers an amazing choice of restaurants, offering local and international cuisine that would be hard to match anywhere in the world. Ko Samui seems to cast its magic spell on everyone who encounters it.

 

Photograh showing one of Ko Samui's gorgeous beachesSamui may have a relaxed, laid back atmosphere, but the jungles and beaches offer every activity imaginable. The island has an exhilerating array of water sports such as snorkelling, scuba diving, sea canoeing, kite boarding and fishing. There’s also mountain biking, horse-riding, elephant trekking through the jungle, tennis and even bungee jumping available for those seeking energetic entertainment. And an excellent golf course is available for a more gentle form of exercise.

 

More Ko Samui Information – The island’s 50 km ring road offers tantalizing glimpses of Samui’s gorgeous beaches, it takes you through sleepy fishing villages and seas of coconut palms. It also passes Samui’s most impressive waterfalls and provides tempting turn-offs in the highlands. Yet most visitors are content to laze the days away on the beaches, soaking up the sun and cooling off in the turquoise waters.

Photograh showing a Samui sunsetSunny skies and calm seas prevail for most of the year. The island remains unspoiled with all construction being controlled by strict building regulations. The villas at Samui Beach Village offer a tranquil community for nature lovers to be at home, situated amidst a tropical paradise.

Regular connections from Samui airport give easy access to the rest of the world. Direct connections to Phuket, Pattaya, Bangkok, Singapore, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur already exist with more destinations planned for the future.

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