The second largest Island in Thailand, Koh Samui offers a variety of things to the holidaymakers. Nestling some of the best beaches in the region, this Island is famous for white sand, mangroves and waterfalls. Surely, this is the perfect setting of nature. The pumping nightlife, Buddhist attractions, and shopping; all have a perfect share to make this place a true heaven.
From the happening and bustling environment of Chaweng Beach to the lively yet relaxed atmosphere of Lamai Beach, Koh Samui is one of the best places to visit in Thailand. Here are 5 strong reasons why you should visit Koh Samui:
One of the most popular markets in Thailand, Koh Samui is not only the perfect place to buy souvenirs but it is also the perfect place for bargaining. These markets are always buzzing and some of the popular markets are Fishermen’s village walking street in Bhoput and Chaweng Night Market in Chaweng.
Not only apparels, souvenirs and electronics, but the food is also available here. Be careful! Don’t hope all the things are genuine. Some of them may be duplicate.
From the architectural landmarks like the Golden Buddha Statue of 12-meter to the natural marvels like Namuang Waterfalls with a height of 80 meters, Koh Samui is full of wonderful attractions.
Attracting budget travellers from all over the world, Koh Samui is all about staying in bungalows, enjoying luxury, and white sand beaches. The must-see attractions include Ang Thong National Park and Samui Aquarium and Tiger Zoo.
Beaches of this Island are the primary attractions. Depending on what kind of traveller you are, every beach has something different to make you crazy and fall in love with it. Chaweng beach is one that is loved by all kind of tourists.
If you are fond of water sports, Lamai Beach is where you should be. But some of you love to be in contact of mother-nature and palm-fringed shores that pleases your soul. The Bang Por, Taling Ngam, and Na Thien beaches are great options.
If you are a true foodie, your luck surely dragged you to this amazing place – Koh Samui. Whether you are eating at a beachside shack or an acclaimed restaurant, the true flavour is a guarantee at this place. Apart from Thai cuisine, the European and Indian cuisines are also available at this place. So you and your family, friends, lover, or a dear one can have a golden time with a lip-smacking food.
From high-rated bars to the beach parties, Koh Samui’s Nightlife is world famous. After the sun goes down clubs and shacks start pumping and grooving to the trance soundtracks.
Its full moon parties are hot and happening. The plenty of shows go across this place including the popular ladyboy cabaret shows.
There are a lot of Buddhist temples and big idols can be seen on Koh Samui. People who love to flock a spiritual destination, they should visit Koh Samui too as you can visit a lot of Buddhist temples here. And the very famous 12-meter Golden Buddha can be seen from kilometres.
Thailand is blessed with so many beautiful places and Koh Samui is one of them and a large number of tourists love to flock here every year. If you are planning to spend your vacations at some peaceful place, book a Thailand tour package, and spend at least 2-3 days full of serenity and peace.