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Land of Coral Reefs and Coconut Trees
The second largest island of Thailand, Koh Samui is every tourist's paradise. There are various stories regarding the origin of its name. While 'koh' or 'ko' is Thai for island, it is suggested that 'samui' translates to being a 'safe haven'.
Attractions like Ang Thong National Marine Park, Secret Hall of Buddhas, Nam Tok Hin Lat, Nam Tok Na Muang, Wat Phra Yai, and Chaweng Lake are on must on the ideal Koh Samui itinerary.
Indian tourists in Koh Samui
There are thousands of Thai citizens who have Indian roots and some of the Indian languages spoken here are Tamil, Hindi, and Punjabi. There are many similarities between the cultures of both countries. Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam are widespread here and you can find their elements embedded in local architecture, culture, and art as well.
You may avail of the Visa on arrival facility through any of Thailand's 32 immigration checkpoints. This Visa would entail a non-extendable 15-day stay for tourism purposes.
Hotels in Koh Samui
If you are a first-time visitor, it is important you understand that all the beaches of Koh Samui are quite diverse in terms of their offerings and attractions. Therefore, it is important you opt for a Koh Samui hotel in an area that matches your purpose for visit. While one beach is known for its pulsating nightlife and endless parties, another is the hub for sports, and so on.
For solo travelers and students, areas like Big Buddha and Lamai are where most budget hotels in Koh Samui are located with the latter being more popular among families. You can also opt for a hotel in Bophut when traveling with a large troupe.
If you are in Koh Samui for your honeymoon, opt to stay in Maenam. The area houses many of the best hotels in Koh Samui and will let you take in the region's tranquil beauty with your loved one. Additionally, you can even indulge in some kite surfing or play golf and football along the beach.
Things to remember
- The best time to visit is from December to August, the rainless months
- The island experiences summer from March to August, which may be too hot for some
- Hiring a moped or any other two-wheeler will make your travel easier and more fun
- If you end up hailing a cab, it is wise to negotiate at the start itself to avoid future embarrassment or conflict
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*All prices displayed here are indicative, prices will vary based on your dates of travel.