Koh Samui

Rehena Ommen

Spending Holidays in Koh Samui, Thailand

Koh Samui is an Island in the Champhon Archipelago or group of Islands near South Thailand. It’s a cosmopolitan melting pot, attracting budget travellers staying for a month or two in simple beachside bunglows, to the wealthiest holidaymakers dropping in for a weekend at one of the main luxury resort or villa on the many white sand beaches of Koh Samui.

Samui Beaches

Samui’s Beaches are such attractive and worth visiting. Every beach takes you to a different story. Chaweng Beach attracts most no. of tourists and is the heart of all the action. Another one is Lamai, Lamai beach is Samui’s second largest resort area after Chaweng. It has a plenty of dining, accommodation, and shopping options and some great spas and tourist sites to explore. The Bang Por, Taling Ngam and Na Thien beaches are some other great options.

Shopping in Samui Beach

Night Markets of Koh Samui are not only the best and adventurous but also a lesson in the art of bargaining. Fisherman’s Village Walking Street in Bhoput and Chaweng Night Market in Chaweng are some of the popular Night Markets.

Popular attractions of Samui

Samui’s attractions extend beyond the beautiful beaches. If you want a break from all of that lounging in the sand, there are a host of unusual things to see. The Namuang Waterfalls, The Big Buddha’s Golden Statue which is 12m tall. And the islands include Ang Thong National Marine Park and Samui Aquarium and Tiger Zoo are some other must visit attractions.

Nightlife and Food in Samui

Koh Samui’s Nightlife is world famous. Night clubs are just pumping and thumping to the latest DJ beats. And the most intresting are the full moon parties on sand are hot and happening. Popular ladyboy cabarets is one of the shows you cannot miss in Koh Samui.

You can find the flavour you love from beach side to acclaimed restaurant. Most of the eateries in the menue are European and Indian that your taste buds won’t ever forget.