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Ko Samui Travel Guide

Koh Samui, the second largest island in Thailand next to Phuket, is a rival of sorts. It has everything an island paradise is about—beautiful sights, exciting activities, and unique attractions that will keep it in your memory forever.

Unlike Phuket, which is teeming with nightlife and a significant crowd almost always, Koh Samui is calmer and quieter. It offers the best beach bumming experience with its exclusive feel, although it is never short of fantastic attractions to boot. The must-visits for travelers are Bophut Beach, Ang Thong National Marine Park, Blue Lagoon, Pha Chan Charat Natural Trail, Chaweng Beach, and Namtok Hin Lat. It also features diving spots and cultural activities. Apart from swimming and water activities, Muay Thai events and cooking classes are sought after in Koh Samui.

Koh Samui is accessible via a midnight train from Bangkok to Surat Thani Town, then, a ferry from Donsak to any of the piers on the island. But the island also has Samui International Airport, the entryway of foreign travelers from key cities like Phnom Penh, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

Ko Samui Essentials

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Tours & Activities


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Ang Thong Day Tour from Koh Samui by Big Boat

Koh Nangyuan Full Day Tour from Koh Samui by Speed Boat

Koh Tao and Koh Nangyuan Day Tour from Koh Samui – w/ Snorkeling Experience by Catamaran

Koh Samui Island Day Tour by SUV

Where to stay in Ko Samui

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Ko Samui Transport & Fares

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Ko Samui Flights

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