Koh Samui, otherwise known as Samui Island, is the third-largest island in Thailand and is known for its beautiful white-sand beaches, mixed with the lush rainforest, and the lavish resorts and spas. As one of Thailand’s star attractions, Samui Island offers some of the most amazing experiences for tourists, and it is truly a paradise on earth.
If you’re planning on taking a vacation, then Koh Samui is one of the best dream vacation hotspots to visit. Here are three of the biggest reasons this tropical island is the perfect go-to for a summer vacation:
1. The numerous white-sand beaches
Koh Samui is filled with beautiful white-sand beaches, which is why it’s the perfect getaway for beach lovers. Chaweng Beach is one of the most popular beaches on the island, and the Casa De Mar resort provides one of the best views available of the fine white sand beach.
Lamai beach and Lipa Noi also provide a unique view of the open sea, each providing one of the best beach experiences available. If you’re looking for a quieter side of the island to wade in, the secluded Taling Ngam on the west is your go-to. For the more adventurous types, Ko Tao offers one of the best dive spots in the Gulf of Thailand and is definitely worth your time.
2. The enjoyable activities
For the more active travelers, Koh Samui offers a wealth of activities that can satisfy your need for entertainment. As an island, it caters to a wide range of water activities, ranging from kayaking, snorkeling, diving, and even fishing! If you want something to get your blood pumping, you can fly through the air on a zipline over at the Sky Fox Cable Ride. There are even some firing ranges available for gun lovers; simply ask a tour guide or some locals to point you to the nearest range.
If you’re looking for a more family-friendly activity, the High Park Slide N’ Fly would be your answer! It has a relaxing infinity pool and several kiddy pools available, as well as the adrenaline-inducing Slide N’ Fly ride! Koh Samui also features a 4WD sightseeing safari tour, which is perfect for both families and groups of friends.
3. The breathtaking sights
One of the best things about going on vacation to this stunning island is the breathtaking sights and attractions that you can find. The Big Buddha Temple is a definite must-see tourist spot—seeing a 12 meter golden Buddha sparkling in the sun is a sight you’ll hold onto forever. Don’t forget to take a side trip to visit and marvel at the magnificence of the Secret Buddha’s Garden on top of Pom Mountain.
For a more seaside picturesque attraction, the Ang Thong Marine National Park is the place for you. The white-sand beaches, fascinating lagoons, and spectacular rock formations are the perfect setting for photographers to practice their craft.
The island of Koh Samui is one of the most beautiful environmental and cultural experiences you can have in Thailand. With the numerous activities, sights, and attractions, taking a vacation there will be one filled with memories and enjoyment.
Are you looking for accommodation to experience the wonders of Koh Samui? At the Casa De Mar, your best experiences await. Contact us now to book your stay and see what we have in store for you!