Koh Samui is a breathtakingly beautiful island off the east coast of Kra Ithmus in Thailand. White beaches and clear warm sea is the main attraction of this place. It is a great place for beach holidaying. Get away from the hectic troubling everyday life and lose yourself in the midst of nature. Koh Samui is a charming place away from the hustle and bustle of ordinary life. Everything about this island is exotic - the lovely beaches, the beautiful sea, the dense green jungles, the tiny Chinese shops and even the rural inhabitants of this place.
There are several beautiful beaches on this lovely island. The chaweng beach is a big one on the northeast side of the island. The beach bustles with life. The water is shallow, the beach clean and the scenery beautiful. A little way into the island from the beach is the one way beach road along which are situated several hotels, villas, spas, night clubs, shops and much more.
Lamai beach is cleaner and less crowded than the chaweng beach. This low budget town has charms of its own. Maenam has golden sands and offers spectacular views. Bophat refers to itself as fisherman's village. It lies east of Maenam and has a more traditional lifestyle. Lipa Noi is the best swimming beach. This beach is also very quite and undisturbed. There are several other such beaches on the island each with a charm of its own.
The island of Samui offers many water sports for its tourists like scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, sailing, canoeing and much more. there are trainers and staff available on duty all the time.The island offers several other adventure sports like mountain climbing and trekking. You can also play golf and other leisurely sports. But beaches and water are the most enchanting things about Kho Samui. You can come here with family or friends or even on your own. The food is Thai and Chinese. You can get the kind of accommodation you want. From luxury villas to small hotels - all sorts of accommodations is available for all kinds of tourists.
Koh Samui one of the best known beach holiday spots in the world with a huge number of tourists flocking in every year. Due to the ever increasing number of tourist influx in the island, a number of hotels, restaurants and bars have sprung up there. Samui also has its own international airport that connects it to all the major cities of South East Asia. You can also get there by train, bus or boat. The island is so small that it can be explored on foot.
Whether you are looking for a gala time or a quite retreat, Samui is the place for you. It is an excellent place for beach lovers. You can lie down on the beach for several hours forgetting everything. You find nature in its finest guise here as you see the limestone mountains and lush green vegetation complementing the white beaches.