Koh Samui: Pearl of Thailand
Get ready to pack your bags to explore Pristine Beaches, Water Sports, Parties and National Parks and lot more. Indeed, there is one place where you can find it all is Koh Samui. This 3rd Largest Island of Thailand; is home to over 80 islands. It is blessed with natural beauty such as white sand beaches, healthy coral reefs, waterfalls and caves. Samui as a city is small enough to be navigated by car or scooter in few hours.
As we head to this secluded island; get ready to be mesmerized with natural beauty of Ang Thong National Marine Park. It is something kayaking enthusiast should be looking to visit too along with Honeymooners. The Park can be best explored by canoeing than watching it from far distance by boat. It is the artistic rock formation that is very mesmerizing that cannot be missed, these as known as Ta (Grandpa) & Yai (Grandma) among local people.
Clear beaches are best in Koh Samui; however the waterfall of Na Muang is a delight for nature lover. Namtok Na Muang as called by locals or simply Purple Waterfalls because of the purple shade on the rocks is amongst the most scenic of all. It offers a good picnic spot for family, friends or solo travelers looking to indulge in nature. There are few activities that one can do while visiting the waterfalls is the Elephant Safari; which is located in close proximity and explore the vast jungle. Take a Jeep Safari to explore the vastness of the Jungle & Mountains; enroute stop by to visit the rubber farms.
Buddha is synonymous to Thailand’s cultural. From Bangkok to major parts of Thailand Buddha is worshipped. Tucked away in the interiors of the hills, the Secret Buddha Garden is not to be missed. If offers amazing and unusual collections of Buddha statues right in the middle of the jungle. The name is derived as the Buddha statues are surrounded by greenery of the jungle. The garden is the hard work of an old local fruit farmer named Nim Thongsk; who begun this masterpiece back in 1976. Over a period of time he carved several statues of numerous humans, gods and animals in different postures.
There is another Buddha Statue that sits on the northeast off Koh Samui. The locals call this temple; Wat Phra Yai. It is another golden seated Buddha statue measuring 12 meters and was built in the year 1972 and till date is amongst one of the major tourist attractions of Koh Samui.
Visit some of the best luxurious properties in Samui like; W Retreat for long stretch of pristine beach, Six Senses to Dine on the Rocks & KC Beach Club to witness outdoor pool along with amazing nightlife.
One of the most visited and anticipated parties on the planet happen on every Full Moon in Koh Phangan. Popularly known as The Full Moon Party; is must for any party animals! People across the planet come here to witness one of the best beach parties in the world.
Koh Samui offers great variety of options to all with different tastes. Plan your next trip to Koh Samui to experience the natural beauty of this Pearl of Thailand Tour!!!