A rich history
Malaysian and Chinese fishers first inhabited Koh Samui, but tourism has imposed itself in recent decades and allowed the island to open up to the world.
Located in the southern part of Thailand, where Islam dominates, the Buddhist identity remains major in Koh Samui. Thai people of various origins, you will be under the charm of the Samui's, and they're welcome in "the land of smiles."
The mixture of traditions, beliefs, and cultures has allowed the island to create a unique and peaceful identity that you will not find anywhere else.