If you're a first time visitor to Koh Samui, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions near Koh Samui.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions near Koh Samui.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"Don't miss walking streets such as Fisherman Village at Bophut Beach on Friday, Lamai Beach on Sunday." See More
"Best to make day trip from Koh Samui to Koh Tao for diving need to go koh tao,waterfall also explorer all the island(Nikki Beach" See More
"If your looking for a fun time to relax then I suggest Koh Samui Lamai Beach is a great area on the island with great restaurants and clubs." See More
"Koh Samui is beautiful, Chaweng Noi Beach (South-Chaweng) is quite peaceful but still near to the center where you can find the restaurants, shops etc." See More
"My favourite day trip on Koh Samui is the boat trip to the Angthong National Marine Park." See More
"Check out Chaweng that's a really fun place to back pack, especially for the younger traveler." See More
"On South I would suggest to see Lamai Beach and Chaweng Beach on Ko Samui island." See More
"We had 5 days in Bangkok, 4 days up north in Chiang Rai and 5 days down south in Ko Samui." See More
"Big Buddha Beach- check out the famous big buddha shrine :) it is huge!" See More
"I wish I had a hotel recommendation to give you, but if you don't mind staying in dank quarters with reptilian roommates with a traditional, um, Thai bathroom, I did stay at Dew Shore Bungalows." See More
"If things get a little too quiet on the island, you can always take a boat to Haad Rin to dance until sunrise with your partner!" See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Koh Samui.
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