Samui General Information
Koh Samui is an island of natural beauty and charm, a place where you can have a wonderful holiday. Blue-sky days and a nice ocean breeze are the norm. Today tourist from the whole world go to this paradise. It´s located in the Gulf of Siam and surrounded by over sixty other Islands.
Sunbath or swim all day is great; however, when you get bored there is hundreds of great to do and good places to go around. There are several restaurants and bars or choose to spend your time in couple of gyms. You´ll find a great Thaiboxing camp also. The nearby islands Koh Phangan (Fullmoon Party), Koh Tao Koh Nangyuan, Koh Tan (Diving) and Koh Matsum (Pearl Farm) offer more local attractions worthwhile investigating if you feel a little adventurous.
It is Surat Thani's major tourist attraction. The island has numerous lovely beaches and bays. It is almost literally an island of coconuts and forested hills, and is fast be coming a resort of international stature. Samui's best beaches line the northern and eastern coasts, the most popular being Chaweng and Lamai where, generally, the most attractive accommodation is found.
Besides beaches, other island attractions include the Hin Lat and Na Muang waterfalls the phallic rock formations at the southern end of Lamai Bay; a massive seated Buddha inage of Fan isle and Na Thon, the island's major seafront settlement where shops, restaurants, tour agencies and hotels are located.