Koh Samui Holidays, Thailand
Ko Samui is an island located off the east peninsula coast of
Thailand that is hugely popular with visitors seeking a tropical
beach holiday. It is Thailand's third largest island and lies in
the Gulf of Thailand.
The island is a rich mix of coconut trees and plantations with
waterfalls and rainforest hidden inland. Although it measures only
15km in both length and width it offers holidaymakers everything
that goes into a perfect beach break.
Ko Samui cannot be reached by chartered flights, with most
access being by boat, this helps to retain its unspoilt and
Who is Ko Samui Suitable for?
The island attracts visitors of all types from worldly
backpackers to those wanting a relaxing and reasonable two week
break and also high-end holidaymakers looking to splash the cash on
secluded beachside locations offering a Thai holiday idyll.
Whatever your budget you'll find a tranquil beach holiday to Ko
Samui drenched in sunshine and relaxation.
What are the beaches like in Ko Samui?
The shores of Ko Samui are fringed with white sand, clear waters
and endless palm trees. Chaweng Beach on the island's east shore is
said to be the most naturally beautiful and is also the most
developed with lots of attractions on the beachside road and
numerous water sports available.
Lots of local restaurants and beach bars line the main beaches
on Ko Samui providing constant refreshment, often delivered
straight to your sunbed.
If you're looking for something quieter then head to Maenam in
the northwest, a less established area.
Sightseeing in Ko Samui
Although the island is relatively small, it packs a lot in. If
lounging on the beach isn't enough to fill your Ko Samui holiday
then spend some days visiting the inland rainforest and waterfalls,
take a Thai cooking class, train in Muay Thai or go elephant
riding. Ko Samui holidays offer something to keep everyone