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Introducing Koh Samui

Thailand's second biggest island, Koh Samui — is one of the best destinations for both leisure or luxury holiday. It is less swarmed in comparison to other islands. From stretches of stunning shorelines and perfect, cool sea air to rejuvenating spa therapies and delicious seafood – Koh Samui has everything. Some of the main and important beaches are Nathon, Laem Yai, Bophut, Chaweng, Samui South Coast and Lamai. The other conspicuous vacation destinations are Nathon (seafront settlement), Namtok Hin Lat (cascade), Ban Lipa Yai (town with extraordinary crisp deliver), ld House (200-year old Chinese house), the coral beds at Thong Takhia and Laem Set. There are also snake garden, butterfly plant, Big Buddha Temple, Bophut Elephant Camp, Grandmother and Grandfather Rocks and some more. The perfectly clear waters and dazzling corals have conveyed an expanding number of jumpers to Koh Samui. It is additionally considered as one of the most secure and safe diving and snorkelling destinations in the world. The island is additionally extraordinary for shopping and feasting. It has an energizing nightlife with a lot of shoreline clubs.

 

Must Know Facts

Best Time to Visit

The perfect time to visit Koh Samui is between December and May. This is the dry time frame when the climate is lovely and gently sticky with cool breezes rolling in from the mountains. The temperature remains around a normal of 29.4 °C. Amid the dry time frame, the skies are clear, and the ocean is quiet – perfect for water exercises.
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History & Culture

The primary pioneers of the island are accepted to be anglers from the Malay Peninsula and southern China who dwelled here around 15 centuries ago. It is demonstrated on old Chinese maps as 'Pulo Cornam'. Nobody truly knows how the present name came to fruition. A few people say the word 'samui' originated from the Malay word 'saboey' which means place of refuge. Ko is a typical prefix as it is the Thai word for 'island'. Prior to the twentieth century, the island was an independent network and was confined from the others, including the terrain of Thailand. There were no streets, which implied that traversing the island included a one-day trek through the mountains and wildernesses. The island's economy presently depends on the travel industry just as the fares of coconut and elastic. The quick development of this district has brought it thriving, as well as offered ascend to real changes to its condition and culture.

Thai culture is a standout amongst the most brilliant and fascinating societies with regards to the world. The island of Koh Samui has an extraordinary culture that despite remaining conventional continues evolving. Religion, the government, nourishment and nightlife all have a section to play in the content that makes up Koh Samui's way of life. Celebrations are of extraordinary significance on the island. The terrific festivals are the Chinese New Year in February, Festival of Light (Loi Krathong) in November and Thai New Year (Songkran) in April. Christmas and New Year are likewise celebrated with extraordinary eagerness and accordingly attracts a great many guests from everywhere throughout the world.
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Geography

Found just 35 kilometers northwest of the terrain, Koh Samui is a standout amongst the most imperative islands of the Chumphon Archipelago in the Gulf of Thailand. It is encompassed by around sixty different islands, which together create the Ang Thong Marine National Park (Mu Koh Ang Thong National Park) and incorporate numerous other mainstream traveler goals, including, Koh Phangan, Koh Tao and Koh Nang Yuan. Koh Samui is spread across 247 km with its widest point measuring 25 km.

Most occupants live along the drift in light of the fact that at the focal point of the island is an extremely thick uneven wilderness. The most elevated point on the island is Khao Pom, which is 635 meters. Nathon is the island's real port. 

The focal piece of the island is a practically appalling tropical wilderness with the most astounding mountain called Khao Pom, topping at 635 m. The mountain zones nearer to the towns are regularly additionally utilized for ranches. The island has a couple of unique springs with waterways streaming throughout the entire year. A few cascades can be found on Samui. However, most waterways and falls will be dry amid the hot season and streaming amid and after the drizzling season. 
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Places to visit in Koh Samui

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Coral Island Tour

Koh Samui
Koh Tao & Koh Nang Yuan