Escape to Koh Samui, the golden island of Thailand
As one of the largest islands in Thailand, Koh Samui is a favorite destination for visitors from all over the world, who are looking for an exotic place that can combine seductive natural beauty, but also a variety of forms of entertainment that give them refreshing moments of mental and physical relaxation.
Start your walk in the main port of Na Thon, walk between the local shops and the outdoor stalls and get a taste of the local tradition. Visit the impressive Buddha statue and get to know every corner of this hospitable island and its small but precious treasures.
Set up your camera and capture the enchanting natural beauty of Koh Samui that will captivate you. Visit Ang Thong National Marine Park,
enjoy the panoramic views of its small islands and swim in its crystal clear waters. Pass by the lush Butterfly Garden with its vast and special vegetation and head to the Na Muang waterfalls that will enchant you with their unprecedented images. Get to know the exotic beaches of the island one by one and you will understand why this destination is loved by all travelers. Start from the most beautiful beach of the island, Chaweng with its all-white sand, pass through the cosmopolitan Menau and reach the crystal clear and quiet Bengrak.
Once overnight, head to Lamai Beach, the heart of the island's nightlife, where locals and visitors enjoy endless parties at local bars and restaurants which last until morning.
Food and local cuisine
The island is waiting for you to discover the famous Thai cuisine while overlooking the sea and the magical sunset. Explore the outdoor stalls and you will find from exotic fruits such as pineapple, mango or durian, to spicy noodles and fried rice. Visit the local restaurants where you will find a wide variety of fresh fish and seafood and try one of the popular dishes that the locals will suggest. Accompany your meal with one fruity cocktail in fresh coconut or with the famous cocktail of the island, Muay Thai.
Best time to visit Koh Samui
You can visit the island all months of the year. However, in the summer months the temperatures should be quite high.
How to use transportation in Koh Samui
Transfer from/to Koh Samui
In Koh Samui you can travel by air from Athens or Thessaloniki with intermediate stops as it has its own airport. To get to the city center you can use the local minibuses where the cost is 3 euros.
On the island you can travel with the popular minibuses which cost around 3 euros, depending on the distance of the route.