One of Asia's most
exciting cities, and a haven for shoppers and sightseers alike. Explore the temples and
markets or dine at some of the finest restaurants in the world.
The Pearl of the Andaman Sea, famous
for its picturesque beaches. Some of the most luxurious resorts in Thailand are located
Koh Samui Widely
acknowledged as one of the world's most beautiful islands, Koh Samui is a holiday paradise
set in the southern part of the Gulf of Thailand. With an area of some 247 sq.
km, it is
the country third largest island after Phuket and Koh Chang.
Its populations of only 34,000 is mainly involved in either tourism or agriculture,
particularly coconut plantation. Indeed, few places on earth have more coconut tree per
square mile, and these help to give the island its tropical ambiance. The inner areas boats
natural rain forests and hills up to 600 m high.
The island has 50 m. ring road, which links up all the major beach resort areas to the
airport on the northeast corner of Koh Samui as well to the main harbour on its western
The most popular beach is Chaweng, which faces the east, and has the highest concentration
of hotels, bungalows, beach huts, restaurants and a variety of after-deck entertainment
venues, The latter ranges from traditional Thai to discos and bars playing rock and
To the south is Lamai, Koh Samui's second most popular beach. Slightly cheaper than
Chaweng, this resort area has countless small bungalows complexes, restaurants and bars,
plus a beautiful tropical beach.
Another popular beach is Taling Ngam Beach, which surely enjoys one of Asia's beach
spectacular views across dozens of offshore islands to the mountainous mainland
beyond. Other beaches include Maenam, Lipa Noi, Big Buddha and Choeng Mon Beach, Here,
visitors can find accommodation ranging from five-star to simple huts made from local
Because it is surrounded by many smaller islands, Koh Samui is a great base for all kinds
of exploration. To the north, Koh Phangnan is popular destination in its own right and
celebrated for its pristine beaches and virgin forests. A short cruise away are the
islands of Angthong marine national park and Koh Tao, which over magnificent opportunities
or scuba diving, fishing and sailing.
On Koh Samui itself, attractions include a butterfly farm, snake farm, pearl farm,
beautiful water falls and the old village of Nathon, with its many shops selling local
An island perfect for divers and
snorkelers, or for someone who just wants to get away from it all.
Probably the most difficult island to
reach as it has no airport, but it is another perfect spot for diving, and walking through
the beautiful hills.
A popular getaway for the residents
of Bangkok, but also an idyllic retreat for Europeans escaping winter! It became famous
worldwide for its raunchy nightlife, but it is now also a family resort with world class
The rose of the north, and
Thailand's second largest city, famous for its trekking, hill tribe villages and beautiful
Smaller and quieter than Chiang Mai
but also more picturesque, with some luxurious hotels and resorts.
Hatyai is a heaven for shopping... imported
electrical appliances, clothing, luggage, fruits from temperate climates to Thai seasonal
Local products... cashew nuts, dried shrimp, fish and shrimp crackers, preserved durian or
souvenirs of Thailand... all these things can be found in the shops of
Hatyai. Hatyai has the reputation as the entertainment and nightlife capital of
the South. Hatyai nightlife features colourful and lively entertainment in stuch a vast
array of establishments such as discotheques, nightclubs, restaurants, coffee shops,
cocktail lounges, massage parlours, as well as movie houses. All these nightspots are
favourite haunts of the foreign visitor as well as the local Thai resident.
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