Koh Samui is one true tropical island paradise that exudes a magical spell of calm, wellness, romance and adventure altogether within first steps of arrival via international flight or ferry. Tall coconut palms line the hills in a beautiful shade, white soft sand beaches for miles, lush rainforests; a top pick destination for renowned luxury hotels, posh spas and wellness retreats.
Koh Samui or Phuket? The total area of Koh Samui is 228.7 km², half the size of Phuket. A two-lane main road will take you on an idyllic 50km drive around the island in less than 90mins - A blessing compared to the heavy and dense traffic in Phuket. A striking difference between Koh Samui and Phuket is the height of buildings. Koh Samui has a strict development regulation that no building be higher than a coconut tree. This allows the perfect escape from the city’s bustle and skyscrapers, into your own peaceful seclusion anywhere anytime. The best summer season to visit Koh Samui is between March to October, whilst it is the opposite for Phuket, from October till May. However worry not the date of travel, at
Chose from 100+ carefully vetted things to do on the island. Book diving and snorkeling boat tours, local culture and sights, elephant sanctuary, waterfalls,
Whatever your sense of adventure, Koh Samui will be a truly unique memory of its own.