Koh Samui

+5/6h

Set sail for Koh Samui, the largest of the three islands that make up the Thai archipelago. Fine sandy beaches and emerald waters telework in a natural tropical paradise.

Why live in Koh Samui

 

A genuine pearl of the Gulf of Thailand, you will be charmed by the emerald waters, the fine sand, and the coconut trees. You will be surprised by the mountainous jungle in the island's heart, which offers rich tropical vegetation magnificent waterfalls.

Koh Samui is a natural jewel where everyone can find happiness. Whether you like to discover nature with your family, enjoy the paradisiacal beaches, or discover the parties on full moon nights, commonly called "Full Moon Parties"!

As you can see, Koh Samui is known for its coconut groves, mountainous rainforest, and palm-fringed beaches. But that's not all; in Koh Samui, you will not be at the end of your surprises...

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.

Breathtaking landscapes

Koh Samui is known for its paradisiacal setting, soft sand, and turquoise water. Whether you're an amateur or a novice diver, don't forget your fins, mask, and snorkel to discover the island's marine depths. You can observe the coral reef at Koh Tao, a great site, thanks to the shallow, warm and azure waters.

Nature lovers will find happiness in the heart of the jungle of Koh Samui, where they can bathe in the many waterfalls. Among them, you can discover the Na Muang waterfalls, the most popular twin waterfalls of the island, located in the south of the island.

You can't miss Ko Angthong, the marine national park of Mu Ko Ang Thong with 42 pristine islands on 102 km2. This string of islets consists of little natural paradises covered with tropical forests of all shapes and sizes, heavenly beaches, and coconut trees in turquoise waters: a necklace of emeralds scattered in the sea.

An authentic and serene culture

The inhabitants are mainly Buddhist, so you will find many temples to visit, the temple of the "Big Buddha" for example, known for its golden cover or others of ochre color. Do not forget the Magic Garden, where you will observe magnificent sculptures of angels, animals, and Buddhas; it is an incredible natural place.

Chinese influences have also left their mark, with Sinothai temples like Wat Plai Laem and its statue representing Guanyin with 18 arms.

Let's not forget the Muslim community with its village of Hua Thanon in the southeast of the island and its magnificent mosque and its tiny fishing boats.

For sports and action lovers, Thai boxing is the national sport. You can watch the fights at the Chaweng stadium, but be careful not to be too sensitive... For calm spirits, the practice of yoga and meditation are also prevalent.

If you want to get involved in the local life, it will be possible for you to do volunteer work: preservation of some animal species, teaching English to children, or protecting the reefs. 

Koh Samui in numbers

4 000 000

This is the number of coconut trees in Koh Samui. Know that the production of copra that you consume in food or cosmetic coconut oil is also one of the main activities of Koh Samui.

7

This is the number of kilometers that Chaweng Beach runs, the place to be in Koh Samui! It is very famous for its white sand beach, accessible to all and especially for children because the water is peaceful and shallow.

0,53

This is the price in euros to enter the Overlap Stone, discover tropical plants and fruit trees that are indeed unknown to you, such as dragon fruits, rambutans. 

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