Koh Samui is an idyllic cone-shaped island rising from the turquoise ocean. A tropical rainforest covers the slopes of the central mountain, which is surrounded by sandy beaches adorned with palm trees. Relax on a different beach for each day of your island vacation.
Head to the island’s northeastern corner for Bangrak Beach and its piers. It is popular due to its proximity to a port and the island’s airport. Stroll east along the scenic shoreline past the Bangrak Pier to reach the large, golden Big Buddha Statue., where you will find the charming Fisherman’s Village. Get a glimpse of the island’s Thai-Chinese culture, with the area’s traditional shops and restaurants.in the island’s southeastern part. Relax on the pristine white sand and stay after the sun goes down to choose from the array of fun nightlife options. Among the best places to view the sunset is the Pangka Beach on the southwestern coast. Capture photos of the sea with quaint fishing boats in the foreground., which is flanked by several resorts and clubs. Rent sea kayaks or get a beach massage at one of the hotels. Take longtail boats out on the water at Thong Krut Beach on the southern coast.
Koh Samui offers a range of developed and traditional beach areas.