Samui is the third largest island in Thailand located 650 km to the south of the capital, Bangkok and 35 kilometers away from Surat Thani. Samui measures approximately 280 sq. km.
Why you should visit Samui this holiday?
Samui is among the best places to visit in Thailand because it has something for everyone. A part from the fact that the Thai's are hospitable people, people who understand the meaning of neighborhood, there are several things to see and learn about Samui, the most famous one is to see the various species of coconuts that grow in the shores of the island.
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Why visit Samui?
The Samui residence can be explained from different perspectives, from ease of accessibility to presence of comfortable places to stay in.
Getting to Samui.
There are several ways of arriving at Samui. First, most tourists prefer to use air. More than 20 flights a day are recorded in Samui Airport and this has boosted tourism in the region. Secondly, ferries can also be used to access it. For instance, a person travelling from Surat Thani or Chumphon can use a ferry. On the other hand, a car can be used if you want to tour the entire coast. It takes about 21/2 hours.
Where to stay?
Three decades ago there were a few makeshift bungalows along the beaches of Samui. Today, modern resorts stand side by side with upscale beach bungalows. No matter your budget, you will have the opportunity to enjoy your stay in the island. Currently, Samui is packed with upscale resorts, low-end bars and posh spa centers all of which are furnished to make a visitors stay a comfortable and memorable one.
Samui is also improved by unique climate! During different periods of the year, different seasons are experienced. Its diverse climatic condition gives the visitors an opportunity to plan their trips accordingly.
Samui's best places to visit at the coast are on the North as well as east. The sandy east-coast is the home to beaches like Chawing and Lamai. They are frenetic during high season. It is here where you will find the largest number of hotels and a lot of bungalows. To the south there are a few hideaways. Nathon, the ferries docking station is on the west. It is the islands main town where most people live and it is where a person will find banks, the post office and other services.Mae Nam beach is located on Samui's North shore and is about 12 km. from the ferry docking point. It faces Ko Pha Ngan. It's coarse sand suits the growth of palm trees. It has quite deep waters which makes it a favorite place for those who want to swim. At this place, you will find up-market resorts. This beach is regarded as the Budget choice of Samui. At Samui, below are some of the places you can find accommodation. All the places are unique and they are designed and equipped to give comfort to all visitors.
Popular Samui residences:
- 1.Four Seasons,
- 3.Santiburi Resort,
- 4.W resort,
- 6.Mae Nam Resort,
- 7.Anantara Bophut,
- 8.Bandara Resort,
- 9.Peace Resort.
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