Koh Samui Island – The Second Largest Island in Thailand

Koh Samui is also named Samui Island. It becomes a major tourist hotspot. The reason behind its immense popularity is the activities which they offer to their tourists. In addition to that, the visitors have plenty of choices, right from snorkeling to the exquisite spa. If you are tired from your hectic schedule, then you can visit Koh Samui. 

In addition to that, you will surely enjoy the spa on this island. Not only the spa, but you also have the option of elephant trekking, exploring the aqua life, and so on. So, make a plan to visit Koh Samui, Thailand, and explore its beauty. This trip will be mesmerized and memorable for you.

About Koh Samui Thailand

Koh Samui is located on the east coast of Thailand. It covers an area of 228.7 square kilometers. In addition to that, Koh Samui is the second-largest island of Thailand, and the first largest island is Phuket. Moreover, 2.7 million tourists explored Koh Samui in the year 2018.  

This island is the cosmopolitan melting pot that is best in terms of cost. In other words, if you are looking for budget-friendly trips, then it is the best option to consider. You have the options of bungalows, lavishing resorts, or villas to stay at this Island.

In addition to that, you will surely get peace when you explore this island. It will become the best holiday ever. All you will find the relaxed and positive atmosphere which rejuvenates you. Moreover, you can make a family trip or with your partner. If you go with your family, then you will get an incredible experience.

Koh Samui Island is a blend of comfortable accommodation, entertaining things, and several activities. Henceforth, give the aquatic life experience to your family. Your children will surely love the view of the beaches. The tourists have several options regarding the beaches which they can explore. These beaches include:

  • Lamai Beach 
  • Maenam Beach 
  • Choeng Mon Beach 
  • Lipa Noi Beach 
  • Chaweng Beach and so on. 

Best Time to Visit 

No doubt, you can go on a trip any time. However, there is a specific time duration when you enjoy it more than other times. This duration is known as the best time to explore. When it comes to Koh Samui, you can explore it between late December and April.

If you visit this time, you experience sunny days and a little bit no to rainy days. So you can plan to trim in between December to April. In addition to that, March and April months are best to explore various water activities. You can also spot the whale shark.

Why to Visit Koh Samui Thailand

There are various reasons to visit Koh Samui Island. It is an ideal place for a water lover. They will get plenty of options regarding the water activities. These kinds of activities are a great source of fun and enjoyment. In addition to that, you will surely experience the real pleasure of your life.

You will have plenty of things to explore in Koh Samui. These things become the reasons for visiting this island. Here is the list of exciting things which you can explore and perform too. 

Water Sports in Koh Samui 

Koh Samui offers plenty of water activities that will rejuvenate you. Here is a list of some water-sport activities which you can do whenever you explore Koh Samui.

Snorkeling and Scuba Diving

This activity is a blend of the gorgeous view of marine life, riding the speedboat, and experience of warm water. There are several locations where you can perform this activity.


The term kitesurfing is also known as Kite boarding. This activity is categorized as the most adventurous activity in Koh Samui. If there are no rocks in the water, then you will surely enjoy this activity.

Sea Kayaking 

Either you visit with your partner or alone, do not forget to perform this activity. With the help of this activity, you will become the witness of crystal clear water. The view is undoubtedly stunning that you will be going to explore. 

Land Adventure Activities & Things to Do

Not only the water sport activities but Koh Samui is blessed with various land adventure activities. You will become the witness of actual natural beauty. You have several following options regarding the land adventures activity that you can perform.

Elephant Trekking 

The animal Elephant is considered the symbol of strength and royalty. So I feel like the royal person with the Elephant ride. The Kohi Samui has a tropical forest which you can explore and do Elephant trekking too.


Opt for the option of motorcycle tours and jeep safaris. It will take you to the most popular and ordinary places on this island. If you love to explore places, then it is an ideal land adventure activity to perform.

Go Karting 

Are you a fan of thrilling and speedy things? If yes, then it is the perfect adventure activity for you. In addition to that, it is an ideal activity to perform for youngsters and teenagers. 


Get the best experience of shooting at this Island. So, you can consider this activity too. 

These are some activities which you can perform in Koh Samui. Apart from these, you also have the option of pampering sessions such as spa. You can take the full body massage, which is too relaxing. Moreover, if you are a shopaholic person, then you can go shopping. You will get the unique experience of shopping from the Lamai Night Walking Street and Chaweng Night Market. 

To add fun and energy to your trip, you can join the Ladyboy Cabaret Shows. In addition to that, the shining clothes of the performer will add shine and positivity to your trip. You can become a part of Paris Follies Cabaret. Moreover, there are numerous finest restaurants in Koh Samui where you can enjoy your romantic date.

Crocodile show 

It is one of the unique shows that you should attend in Koh Samui. The Crocodile farm has Siamese crocodiles, saltwater, snakes, lizards, and so on. In addition to that, you will surely enjoy this show.

Thai Cooking class

If your vacation is long, then you attend the Thai cooking class with your partner. Due to it, your bond will become stronger. In the Thai cooking class, you can learn the new cuisine. For a foodie person, it is the best activity to consider. So, you can try delicious cuisines.

Temple Tour 

Be religious and take the temple tour of the Buddhist temple. You will surely get inner peace and a positive vibe from the temple tour. The tourists will become the witness of various tourist attractions.

Apart from it, there are various sightseeing views which you can explore on this island. It includes Nathon Town, Maenam Beach, secret Buddha garden, Hin Ta and Hin Yai, etc. Moreover, make a proper plan for your trip to enjoy the beauty of each corner of Koh Samui. 

In the end, make a list of places that you want to visit. With the proper planning and plotting, you can enjoy the thing without any hustle-bustle. So, all you need to do is take your family on to best tour and get the best experience.  

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