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11 amazing things to do on Samui

Beautiful beaches, colorful markets and unique landscapes – this is only a small part of what it costs to go to Koh Samui …

Discussions that Thailand and its islands are crowded with tourists will never subside. Most continue to persistently search for the perfect deserted tropical island, while it is enough to dwell on something not very famous. Samui Island is what you need. It is famous for its crystal clear waters and magnificent beaches surrounded by palm trees. This island with a rather low price level, which is located far from the noisy tourists of Phi Phi Island, invites you to immerse yourself in an atmosphere of rest and relaxation.

What can you do on Samui?

Informed traveler will find a rich choice of entertainment on Koh Samui. Some are quite typical (who would have thought, but here they often spend time on the beach!), While others are more original.

Enjoy a beach holiday on Samui

If you did not plan trips to the Thai islands to explore the beaches, then why did you even come? Most of the territory of Koh Samui is the beaches of all stripes, ranging from popular and noisy, to secluded and quiet. Here everyone will find a place to their liking.

Surely you understand that the famous beaches like Chaweng and Lamai, located near the resort hotels and residential complexes of Koh Samui, are always crowded. Sellers of various trifles, deceitful intermediaries and traders on long-tailed boats impose their goods and services. One has only to rejoice at the sudden moment of calm, as they unceremoniously stir up, offering “branded” sunglasses for only 1000 baht per pair.

Away from the main tourist areas are quieter sandy coasts, such as Silver Beach. This is an amazing place. A beautiful corner that manages to maintain a balance between the available space and the number of guests. Bophut Beach also belongs to this category.

If you have time and desire to find secluded beaches away from trodden tourist paths, visiting beaches such as Naten is really worth the effort.

The national sport of Thailand is available to everyone. Koh Samui has a lot of Thai boxing schools, and all of them, according to my research, work according to a single scheme.

A group lesson of 2 hours will cost you about 400 baht.

Muay Thai originated in Thailand, and today it remains
one of the fundamental elements of Thai culture. If practicing this kind of martial art is not for you, you can act as a spectator by watching the battles of others in competitions that take place every week. The main stadium for tourists who want to watch the fights is the Fetch Buncha boxing ring, which is located near Chaweng Beach. Several times a week there are demonstration fights.

Soon you will memorize the battle schedule by heart. Everywhere there will be leaflets with advertising, and pickups will drive around the whole day, breaking the silence with loud announcements of upcoming events. Ticket prices start at 1500 baht. Compared to other entertainment, this is quite expensive, but worth it.

Despite the fact that it is not suitable for everyone, the idea of ​​renting a scooter on Koh Samui with the aim of self-exploration of the island on two wheels is one of the best. The main road of the island bends around it in the form of a loop, repeating the coastline. Traveling along it, inside the loop you will see chains of hills and mountains, on which grow many kinds of fruits. Outside, you can view the coast, continuing to search for the beach of your dreams.

If you feel confident driving a scooter, take a trip to the observation deck of Koh Samui to enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the island and the Gulf of Siam. The trip will complicate several sections of the dirt road, but if it does not scare you, then do not hesitate and hit the road! Next to the observation deck there is a small cafe where you can take a break before heading back.

Samui has three outstanding cultural sights, which are included in most tourist destinations.

The Big Buddha is the most obvious example. It can be seen from any point at a distance of several kilometers. It looks exactly as you imagine it. This is a huge buddha statue. You can look at it near for free.

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