10 places to have fun in Koh Samui, Thailand

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Chaweng Beach via Koh Samui

Some of the best experiences in Koh Samui, Thailand. When in Koh Sahmui, remember to have a blast in here, because there are tons of activities that can be found here.  You will have the time of your life, that is for sure!

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1. Have fun at Chaweng Beach

 

The first thing to do on Samui Island is to go to the beach when the weather is good. You may be a little confused in choosing a destination in Samui, but the easiest and most popular choice is Chaweng Beach. It has everything you want in a tropical paradise: from crystal-clear beaches to beautiful golden sands to palm-fringed winds.

 

Moreover, Chaweng has all the facilities and amenities you would expect. You could be wild with a variety of water sports equipment available on the beach as well as restaurants and snack bars.

2. Visit Ang Thong National Marine Park

Ang Thong National Marine Park via Travel to Asia

 

 

If you have the time, you should explore the stunning scenery of Ang Thong National Marine Park – a complex of 42 beautiful islets in the Gulf of Thailand. You’ll be able to admire limestone cliffs, emerald pools, pristine beaches, coral reefs, rock arches and much more in this wonderful nature reserve. You will not regret this decision.

3. Visit the great Buddhist temple

 

Once you have relaxed at the beach, you may feel the need to supplement your vacation with cultural experiences. So, visit the big Buddhist temple – one of the iconic locations of Koh Samui. Wat Phra Yai is the place where the 12-meter gold Buddha statue carved in the Mara posture. Today, the statue is a symbol of the Buddha’s calm and purity. And the large Buddhist temple is a sacred place to worship as well as tourist attractions on Koh Samui.

4. Take photos at the Hin Ta and Hin Yai rocks

Hin Ta and Hin Yai rocks via Koh Samui

 

 

Do not miss a selfie picture at one of Koh Samui’s most picturesque locations – Hin Ta and Hin Yai. There is a legend about the origin of these rocks: Hin Ta and Hin Yai are thought to be the embodiment of an elderly couple going out to sea to attend his son’s wedding but are unfortunately killed in this place. However, they washed to the shore and turned to stone to express their hearts to the children.

 

5. Muay Thai Experience

 

 

Maybe this is the time to try out one of the world’s deadliest fighting games. Muay Thai – traditional art has many centuries ago. During this vacation, you can go to Muay Thai training camps in Samui to take part in short training courses from masters. Those wishing to immerse themselves in this art can apply for a package including personal trainers, use of the gym, and accommodation at the camp.

 

6. Overcoming the falls

 

The beautiful beach is not the only natural landscape in Samui. This small island also has many spectacular waterfalls and rock pools – where you can take a bath or picnic. Namuang and Hin Lad waterfalls are two great examples of exploring combined waterfalls, trekking and cascading waterfalls to experience nature in a holistic way.

 

7. Visit the Tiger Park

The Tiger Park in Koh Samui via Tapoma

 

Experience the excitement at the Aquarium and the famous Tiger Park in Samui by getting close to and touching one of the terrifying predators in the wild such as Asian Bengal tigers, leopards, lions and some other species. In addition to watching the animals in close proximity, you can also enjoy the performances of wildlife and interact with the Tigers.

8. Swing through the forest of Koh Samui

 

 

 

Have you ever wanted to cross the green trees in a pristine forest like monkeys? Samui Canopy Adventure’s exploration service will make your dream come true. You will swing the rope through the trees of the dense forest on the island and watch the beautiful coastline. At the end of the journey, a pleasant surprise awaits – a visit to the Secret Waterfall and a soak in a natural rock pool.

 

9. Admire the mummy

Wat Khunaram’s mummy via Justgola

 

Egypt is no longer the only place that owns the mummy. You can also find the same thing in Southeast Asia. Visit Wat Khunaram to spot one of the most famous mummies in the area, Dang Piyasilo, an ancient monk who devoted his life to Buddhism. He has been preserved in meditation postures for the past 20 years.

 

10. See the sunset at Lipa Noi

 

After a long day of excitement in the sun and wind, your holiday is settled by admiring the serene sunsets from the fine sandy beaches of Lipa Noi Beach. Situated on the western side of the island, Lipa Noi has a great advantage that will be nothing but the blue sea between you and the sunset. Lipa Noi does not attract crowds, so the quietness of this place is suitable for watching your sunset.

Hopefully, you will have a great trip in Thailand!

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