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Things to do in Koh Samui

Koh Samui – attractions and activities for all ages

Koh Samui (Ko Samui) is an island off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus peninsula in Thailand. It is Thailand’s second-largest island after Phuket. The beautiful scenery, white sandy beaches, coral reefs and coconut trees will convince any traveler that the island is worth a holiday visit.

 

Things to do in Koh Samui

 

Koh Samui Beaches

Koh Samui will give holiday goers an amazing experience, especially near its coastal waters. Go for a sunbath or simply take a swim at their popular beaches like Chaweng Lamai. One of their beaches, Mae Nam, has shallow waters which is a great place to spend time if you are bringing along your children on holiday.

 

Koh Samui Diving

Diving is another activity that you could get involved in. For those with experienced diving skills, consider going to Samran Pinnacles, as it has strong currents in that spot. However if you are a beginner, come over to Kok Kra and Koh Losin where you might get a chance to see rays and blacktip sharks during your dive.

 

 

 

 

Koh Samui Golf

If you love playing golf, Koh Samui has a large golf course for you to enjoy the activity.

 

Koh Samui Full Moon Party

One of the most popular things to do in Koh Samui among the younger crowds is to visit the world famous Full Moon Party. This nightlife experience is different than others, as there are shows on fire, skipping ropes and also ‘alcohol buckets. The enormous party is held at the neighbor island of Ko Pha Ngan and is easy accessible by boat. Tens of thousands of people head over to the island every month to celebrate the moon so  make sure to always keep an eye on your drink and stay together with your friends.

 

When to go to Koh Samui

Koh Samui features a tropical monsoon climate. The best time to visit is during their summer season which is between March and May. The weather is very dry during this time which means you can enjoy the different water sports activities with ease. If you are planning your trip for the year end, do take note that between September to December is their monsoon season.

 

Things to do in Koh Samui

Koh Samui Facts

Population62 500
CountryThailand
LanguageThai
CurrencyThai Baht
Longitude100
Latitude9.5
AirportSamui, Thailand (USM)

Koh Samui average temperatures

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GOLF

Golf in Koh Samui

The Santiburi Samui Country Club is the only 18 hole course on the Chumphon Archipelago island. The course was opened in 2003 and has earned the nickname "The Beast of Samui" for its difficulty and the extreme elevation. The course consists of fairways winding up and down, greens on top of hills and down in valleys, both contributing to the overall difficulty in not always see what is ahead of the next hilltop. Because of this golf carts are mandatory, which is fine since they are so fun to ride! The elevation also makes it so that you will get amazing views over the surrounding area, making the course one of the most scenic in the world.

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MARATHON

Koh Samui Marathon

Located on the small island of Koh Samui outside of Thailand's main land, the Koh Samui marathon keeps on attracting not only local participants but also runners from all over the world and tourists visiting the island. If you are a new runner, you can enjoy the scenery in the 10.5k run, whereas those who are looking for challenges and excitement, like a professional runner, can test themselves in the full marathon. If you are in Koh Samui for other reasons, it is still a great way of meeting new people and experience a festive atmosphere.

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WATER-PARK

Water Parks in Koh Samui - Adventures at Coco Splash Water Park

Vacation is all about having fun! So head out to Coco Splash Water Park and prepare yourself for a day filled with excitement and adventure. This place wants to make sure that everyone is having a great time. Mix the thrilling rides with some relaxation in the Jacuzzi or why not try the Air bag jump or the Funny Bumper Cars. As you can hear this place has a lot to offer and you will leave it with a big smile on your face!

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