App
Download the App for Free
Help
Within the United Kingdom 0808 196 9996 English: 24/7
Global Access Number +44 113 868 8886 English: 24/7
EN
Languages
GBP
Top currencies
All currencies

Koh Samui

View Attractions on Map

View on Map

About Koh Samui

A white, crescent beach caressing crystal blue waters and bathed in sun, the waves roll gently between shades of green and blue. This paradise is Koh Samui. A world-class vacation destination, Koh Samui offers a vast selection of water activities, a great choice for visitors who feel a deep connection with the sea. When enjoying the beauty of Samui Beach, don’t forget to check out the lush coconut groves, quiet fishing villages and beautiful cascading waterfalls.

Popular Attractions in Koh Samui

Chaweng Beach
4.6/5
1,115 Reviews
Beach
Located on the east coast of Koh Samui, Chaweng Beach is a 7-kilometer-long crescent-shaped beach. Chaweng Beach is well-known on Koh Samui. The soft white sands of the beach contrast with the aquamarine sea, producing enchanting scenery. The sea here is clear, and there are many small fish swimming around. In addition to the exciting things you can do in the water, you can also enjoy the nightlife in various bars.
Koh Nang Yuan
4.5/5
661 Reviews
Boat Tour
Island/Peninsula
Nang Yuan Island is located in the Gulf of Thailand near Koh Samui. It is one of Koh Samui's important landmarks. Nang Yuan Island is part of a cluster of three small islands, the beaches of which form an inverted V-shape when seen from the air. In contrast to Koh Tao’s lively beaches, it is very quiet and peaceful here. This idyllic paradise which is ideal for newlyweds looking to spend a romantic honeymoon vacation. Under the rays of the setting sun, visitors can watch the brilliantly changing colors of the sky while enjoying a romantic dinner together. The waters surrounding Nang Yuan Island are especially suitable for novice divers to learn diving in a beautiful and safe, natural environment.
Lamai Beach
4.5/5
421 Reviews
Beach
Located on the east coast of Koh Samui, Lamai Beach is one of the most popular tourist beaches. It is the second largest beach on the island and offers crystal clear water surrounded by coconut trees and banana groves. Compared to Chaweng Beach, the surroundings of Lamai Beach are peaceful and serene with its own unique flavor. The sand here is more delicate, while seaside activities include diving with loved ones, canoing, sailing, or just kicking back and enjoying the beautiful scenery of the island.
Laem Din Market
4.5/5
14 Reviews
Market

Koh Samui Tours & Tickets

  • Top Activities
  • Travel Services
  • Transport
  • Attractions & Shows
  • Local Cuisine
  • Experiences
  • WiFi & Phone Cards
  • Day Tours

Koh Samui Weather

|
Today
10 Jul, 2020
26 °
Partly Cloudy
26-32
Tomorrow
11 Jul, 2020
26°
Thunderstorms with Rain
26-33
Sunday
12 Jul, 2020
26°
Mostly Cloudy
26-32
Monday
13 Jul, 2020
26°
Intermittent Clouds
26-32

Trip Moments

Sen LI Photography   
Silanu Temple is made of red clay. It is the most unique temple on Koh Samui. No matter when, from any angle, it always looks bright and colorful. The wall of deep burgundy is impressive, and the murals and carvings on the temple walls are exquisite, and the craftsmanship details of each statue are exquisite. The carvings on the top of the temple and on each window and beam are very beautiful and very Thai style.  The temple is small, but it is full of beautiful statues. The interior is mainly composed of various murals, and in the middle is a golden Buddha statue. The interior murals, although not aware of the story, are touched by these beautiful works. Opposite the red temple, there is also a golden stupa, which is equally dazzling in the sun.
Posted: 12 Jul, 2019
Sen LI Photography   
The best sunbathing beach in Koh Samui: Chaweng Beach. It is the perfect beach on the whole island of Samui, a variety of bars, resorts, along with sand beaches. A few kilometers of crescent-shaped sunny beaches, lush green trees, beautiful women in bikinis and guys lying on the beach. This place is definitely a paradise for vacationers. According to the locals', Chaweng Beach has always been the number one beach in their hearts. They all say that the beauty of the resort island is related to the weather. Because of the rainy season, it often rains continuously for a few days, and it is rare to see the blue sky even for one day. Baiyun, the Chaweng beach under the sun is also very beautiful, and people can't wait to dive into the sea immediately.
Posted: 11 Jul, 2019
Sen LI Photography   
Big Buddha Temple is one of the landmarks of Koh Samui and the most famous temple in the area. In fact, the temple is very small, and a golden Buddha with a height of 12 meters is enshrined in the middle. Because there is no high-rise building on Koh Samui, this golden Buddha statue can be seen from the air and nearby open space. After a long flight of stairs, in the front is the place where the Buddha is located. The Big Buddha Temple is mainly surrounded by a small square around the Buddha. From the corridor on the side of the Big Buddha statue, you can also see the scenery of Bo Phut Beach, which is an excellent place to watch the sunset from. There is also a four-faced Buddha below the statue of the Buddha. Although it is not as popular as tourist attractions in Bangkok, some people still come here to worship.
Posted: 13 Jul, 2019
Cookie   
Koh Tao English name is Ko Tao. It used to be the habitat of turtles and looks like a shape of tortoise from Koh Phangan. It is also known as Turtle Island, near Koh Samui. It is also a famous paradise for scuba and deep-dive training centers and diving enthusiasts in Southeast Asia. Koh Tao not only has a colorful underwater world and a wide variety of marine life, but also a diving school with a very high rate of certification. At the same time, the price is very affordable, the sea is warm, and the ocean current is moderate, which is very suitable for lessons. The facilities on the island are also very good, so it is the right place to learn to dive! Lessons, also include three-day crash, tuition fees more than 2,000, and some include accommodation, senior can get a certificate for five days. Compared to the 6K~8K of Semporna and the 3K~4K of the Philippines, the price of the diving certificate for Koh Tao is way too beneficial! After taking a night train in Bangkok, from Khao San Road, I arrived at Koh Tao by boat. Many travel agencies on Khao San Road have related services so that you can consult several more.
Posted: 25 Dec, 2018
Trip.com is part of Trip.com Group Limited, one of the world's leading providers of travel services.
Ctrip Skyscanner Trip