Samui Attractions


Ko Samui / Samui Island, Thailand’s second largest island, lies in the Gulf of Thailand off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus. It’s known for its palm-fringed beaches, coconut groves and dense, mountainous rainforest, plus luxury resorts and posh spas. The landmark 12m-tall golden Big Buddha statue at Wat Phra Yai Temple is located on a tiny island connected to Ko Samui by a causeway.

Chaweng Beach

Chaweng beach is the longest and most famous one with white powdery sands and clear water. With plenty of restaurants, seafood restaurants, bars, shops and nightlife area.

Choengmon Beach

Choengmon beach is located in the North-East of Koh Samui where is the most quiet areas and perfect for relaxation and honeymoon. Many luxury hotels, resorts and private villas are along Choengmon Beach. Within 7 minutes you can reach the most popular and bustling pristine Chaweng Beach for entertainment and shopping.

Samui Attractions

Big Buddha Temple or Wat Phra Yai

Big Buddha temple is one of the island’s most popular attractions. known locally as Wat Phra Yai, its golden, 12-metre seated Buddha statue was built in 1972. The Big Buddha can be seen at a distance of several kilometres and is often the first landmark people see when arriving to Koh Samui by air.

Hin Ta Hin Yai

Hin Ta Hin Yai is is in between Lamai and Hua Thanon. Hin Ta and Hin Yai are natural rocks shaped by wind and water for millions of years. The rocks are well known for resembling male and female genitalia, thus they are known as Grandpa (Ta) and Grandma (Yai) respectively.

Ang Thong National Marine Park

Mu Ko Ang Thong is a marine national park in the Gulf of Thailand, on the shores of the Surat Thani Province. It covers 42 islands. The best option to travel to the Marine Park is by speedboat. Most Ang Thong visitors arrive on a join-in day trip or by boat charter from Koh Samui or Koh Pha Ngan. Popular activities are snorkeling and kayaking.

Central Festival Samui

Located on Chaweng’s Beach Road, this modern and trendy complex boasts with open-air atrium, a beautifully landscaped garden area complete with benches, contemporary architecture and is inspired by the vintage ‘Chaweng Port’ theme, you’ll see decorative themes such as the Sino-Portuguese, the Fisherman’s Village and the Old Town Market, showcasing the colonial-style architecture and the ‘East meets West’ fusion.

Na Muang Waterfall

Namuang Waterfall is Koh Samui’s best hidden secret is located just 10 km south from Nathon and boasts two beautiful waterfalls; the first is 18 meters high and the second is approximately 80 meters high and can only be reached by a 30 minute walk. The waterfalls are the most scenic on the Samui island. The paths leading to the falls can be steep or slippery in places so be sure to wear some sturdy footwear and take care when walking. The best time to go is in the wetter months of September through November when the waterfalls are in their full flowing glory.

Fisherman’s Village

Fisherman’s Village is the most popular walking street in Bophut, Koh Samui. It is also known for its original Chinese-Thai culture. A number of historic and original wooden homes are found here. Visitors will find numerous eateries, coffee shops and entertainment zones adjoining the beach. Here, The East meets The Med, with French-style vintage boutiques mingling with elegant teahouses, and local Samui designer wear outlets next to seafront coffee lounges.

Koh Tao

Koh Tao is a small paradise Island in the Gilf of Thailand. Koh Tai is located on the east side of Surat Thani Province coastline with two neighbouring islands, Koh Phangan and Koh Samui. The Island’s natural beauty with its stunning coral reefs and abundant marine life in clear, warm water, bring visitors making it an unforgettable destinations for divers.

Koh Nang Yaun

Koh Nang Yuan is located only 15 minutes from Koh Tao. It is place of tranquility and serenity and is a perfect place to unwind from the rigors of travel, or for the more adventurous a chance to dive into an exciting new experience.

The Island has some great snorkeling sites and it’s popular for scuba diving, especially at Japanese Gardens. Entry Rules: No plastic or cans. Visitors fee is THB 100 per person. Island closes at 5.00 PM.