Reunite in Koh Samui and its immaculate beaches and the lush surroundings of the island. As it’s been a while, rediscover with us the not to miss spots across this tropical getaway!
Book your next stay in Koh Samui at Amari Koh Samui HERE. You’ll find us on a secluded beachfront at idyllic Chaweng Beach just 5 km from Koh Samui Airport. We’re not far from Wat Plai Laem temple or the Fisherman’s Village at Bophut, which comes to life every Friday evening as a bustling street market.
The Overlap Stone
The Overlap Stone is a balancing rock atop multiple rock faces overlooking views of Lamai Beach. Getting there, you’ll traverse the scenic route filled with coconuts trees, and once you’re there, you’ll enjoy the views of the beach and surrounding lush jungle.
Na Muang Waterfalls
Koh Samui is home to stunning waterfalls as well as beautiful beaches. You can play in cascading waters in the middle of the island at Na Muang 1 Waterfall. For the more adventurous, visit the Nu Muang 2 Waterfall, which requires a bit of a trek on a designated trail with ropes to guide your way but is worth it for the stunning views.
Ang Thong National Marine Park
Ang Thong National Marine Park archipelago island covers over 18km² with the main island Ko Wua Talap service as the park headquarters. Here you’ll have white sandy beaches to unwind or swim, snorkel and kayak in the clear blue water.
Another must-see part of the Ang Thong Marine Park is the Blue Lagoon or “Talay Nai” the stunning saltwater lake is surrounded by limestone karst walls and lush green foliage – the lake is linked to the sea via an underground tunnel.
Nang Yuan island
A designated marine reserve, the unique Nang Yuan island offers white sandy beaches and crystal clear water perfect for snorkelling. It is also recommended to hike up to the viewpoint where you’ll see the sand bars connecting the three mini-islands that make up this unique spot!
Just a quick boat ride from Koh Samui, this unspoilt island with fine sandy beaches is perfect for snorkelling on the reef or discovering the mangroves via wooden platform paths.
Koh Mat Sum
This tiny island, just a short 25 min boat ride from Koh Samui, is dupped the “Bahamas of Thailand” not just for its soft sandy beaches but as it is also home to cute and friendly pigs pampering the day in the sun.
Wat Phra Yai
Known locally as “Wat Phra Yai” or Big Buddha Temple, sitting on the small rocky island of the island’s northeastern corner, the 12m tall golden Buddha statue is one of the island’s most popular attractions.
Bophut’s Fisherman’s Village Walking Street
One of Koh Samui’s famous walking streets, the Fisherman Village ln the Bophut area, is dotted with cafés, local shops and more; and is just 15 minutes away from Amari Koh Samui. The charming and delicious Coco Tam’s restaurant and bar are also in the area, so be sure to check it out for cool drinks and beautiful beach views.
If tropical beach hut vibes are what you’re after, Coco Tam’s is it! With bean bags scattered on the beach and a hammock that reaches out so you can take in the endless ocean view, Coco Tam’s is named the most fantastic beach bar for a reason!
The Jungle Club
Perched on a lush tropical hillside, The Jungle Club offers stunning views of both lush mountains and the Gulf of Thailand. Catering both local and international dishes, you can come up and enjoy all the delicious dishes with a landscape you can’t find anywhere else!
Whilst in Samui, you can’t miss tasting the local dishes. At this family-owned restaurant around the corner from Fisherman Village, you’ll find local southern dishes from curries to stir-fries with fresh seafood.