The area referred as Bophut Beach has two distinct parts – Fisherman’s Village which sits towards the eastern end of the bay and Bophut beach which runs from the village out to the west.
It was only the early 1970s that the first backpackers traveling on a coconut boat arrived on Koh Samui. For years after the island just had a few bungalows and a trickle of travelers. In the early 1990s, boats full of tourists started arriving, and since then the island has soared in popularity. Koh Samui […]
Choeng Mon Beach is located in a very secluded part of Koh Samui, up on the northeast corner of the island, among a series of small bays, most of which have been given over to private residential developments. Of what remains in the area, Choeng Mon is the most popular and has the widest range […]
Lamai Beach, situated a couple of bays to the south of Koh Samui’s most famous beach, Chaweng, has long been considered the latter’s poor cousin. The beach isn’t as long, the off-white sand isn’t as fine and the restaurants and bars lack the range and quality of those on Chaweng.
Chaweng Noi Beach is the part of largest and most popular of Samui’s beaches, Chaweng beach. Chaweng Noi (Little Chaweng) around a headland to the south. Chaweng Beach is longest beach located on Samui Island’s east coast.
Bang Po Beach is located on the northwest corner of Koh Samui, between Maenam and Nathon Town, northwest and removed from the most popular tourist areas. This quiet stretch of beach is often visited by local youngsters and recreational fishermen.
Located on the north coast of the island of Koh Samui in the Gulf of Thailand lies Big Buddha Beach. Although the official name of the area is Bang Rak, the beach takes its name from the 12 meter tall statue of The Lord Buddha which sits atop a small hill on the island of […]
Chaweng Beach remains the most beautiful on the island. Wandering down from your coconut palm-shaded hut to the white-dust sand to the crystal clear water is an unforgettable experience. It’s just a shame that today you have such a short window of opportunity to enjoy it – between sunrise and 7am, at the most