Best things to do in Koh Samui
Koh Samui is a famous tourist destination among many tourists across the world. It’s so well-known for its white beaches, waterfalls, viewpoints over the sunset and sunrise, temples, spa’s and many more. The island has enough hotels which will fit anyone’s budget. The best period to travel to Koh Samui is from January till July, due to the dry season.
Relaxation on the beach
Koh Samui has many beaches to offer which attract many tourists from all over the word. One of them is Chaweng Beach and this is also the biggest beach on the island which attracts the most tourists from all over the island. With its white powdery sand, coral reefs and rocky cliffs, many tourists enjoy their time here at the beach. There are also a lot of hotels and restaurants surrounding Chaweng beach which also makes the beach very popular among tourists.
Refresh yourself in one day
When you go to Koh Samui, you have to go to one of the spa’s, because the spa’s in Koh Samui are the best spa’s in Thailand. The spa’s in Koh Samui will make you feel reborn after you’ve got a message, body scrub or any other treatment they offer. One of the best spa’s in Koh Samui is Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa. This spa offers multiple day programs which will make you feel as a totally new person after you’ve done one of their programs.
Koh Samui in a spiritual sight
The Wat Plai Laem is a must see during your stay on Koh Samui. This temple is home to the statue of the goddess of mercy. The statue has 18 arms and this is a wonderful sight to see. Visitors who donate an amount of money will be given a bag of seafood to feed the fish of the temple. The temple itself is relatively new, but the art of the temple shows an old traditional style which is admired by many visitors who go to the temple.
The landmark of Koh Samui
The biggest landmark of Koh Samui is the Big Buddha. This statue is located in the north of Koh Samui 3 kilometre from the Airport. The Big Buddha is 12 metres tall and looks over the sea. If you want to see the Buddha, you have to climb a big staircase, but it will be rewarded with a beautiful sight over the see and the Buddha itself. There are also many shops which are convenient if you have to buy lunch or want to buy a souvenir.
Party on Koh Samui
The nightlife in Koh Samui is famous in Thailand for being one of the most popular party destinations of the country, if not the world. On the island, you have a big variety in clubs, pubs, bars, parties and many more. Koh Samui is well-known for its legendary full moon parties which are celebrated on the white sandy beaches. The full moon parties are organised by open air clubs who hire national and international DJ’s who provide you of the best music. When you want to go out to “regular” clubs on the island, you have to visit Chaweng. Here, you’ll find the biggest nightlife scene on the island with big clubs, bars, restaurants and many more.