10 Places to visit<br>in Koh Samui

Published on July 25, 2021, 11:53 am


10 Places to visit in Koh Samui



Big Buddha Temple


1. Big Buddha Temple

The Big Buddha is the most popular landmark in Koh Samui. It sits on a small rocky island off Koh Samui's northeastern corner. Local name is Wat Phra Yai. The temple is open to visitors all day. Visitors are advised to dress politely. Only 10 minutes drive from the airport

Opening Hours : Daily from 08:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

Location : Route 4171,Bophut,Koh Samui,Surat Thani 84320,Thailand



2. Namuang Waterfall

Namuang Waterfall is a popular place for families to relax and swim.There are signs for the hike to the top pf the 2nd waterfall.The best time to visit in the wetter monts of September through November,when the waterfall is in their full flowing glory.

Opening Hours : Daily from 09:00 a.m. to 05:30 p.m.

Location : 37/1 Thawi Rat Phakdi Rd,Namuang,Koh Samui,Surat Thani 84140,Thailand



Hin Ta

3. Hin Ta and Hin Yai Rocks

"Hin Ta and Hin Yai" its mean Grand Father (Ta) and Grand Mother (Yai). Its in south of Lamai Beach on Koh Samui.The rocks is similar to male and female genitalia.It has a long history of the lover. Which is the origin of this place.There are many souvenir shops.

Opening Hours : Sunday-Friday from 08:30 a.m. to 06:30 p.m. /  Saturday from 08:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.

Location : 126/92 Moo.3,Lamai,Koh Samui,Surat Thani 84310,Thailand



Fisherman's Village

Photo by : http://www.kosamui.com/bophut/fishermans-village.htm

4. Fisherman's Village

Fisherman's Village is a part of Bophut Beach.Its name from the fact that it was once home to a thriving fishing community. There are great many restaurants,cool beach front bars,coffee shops and nice hotels.Its very nice walkingbeach and walking street.A place where suppose to be fill up with lots of people.

Opening Hours : Daily

Location : Bophut Beach Road,Bophut,Koh Samui,Surat Thani 84320,Thailand



Plai laem Temple

5. Wat Plai Laem

It is very close to Samui's airport and the Big Buddha (Wat Phra Yai). Temple is build in Thai-Chinese style. It is a modern Buddhist temple. When tourist visit to the temple,please dress appropriately; no short,no swimming suit.

Opening Hours : Daily from 06:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

Location : Road 4171,Bophut,Koh Samui,Surat Thani 84320,Thailand



6. Chaweng and Lamai beach

Chaweng and Lamai beach are most famous beaches in this island. They are a long white sand and a blue sea.

For a day time : walking around, sunbath, swimming, and more activities by the beaches.

For a night time : there are many bars and restaurants for dining.



7. Wat Khunaram

Wat Khunaram is a Buddisht temple on Koh Samui. It is most notable for being the shrine of "The Mummy Monk". Luang Pho Daeng, who died in 1973 and directed that his body be put on display as a reminder of the transience of human existence. 

Opening Hours : Daily from 06:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

Location : Route 4169, Na Muang, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84310, Thailand



8. Laem Sor Pagoda

Laem Sor Pagoda is located beside the beach. A golden pagoda is very beautiful. Great viewpoint and a beautiful budhha. Nice to visit once.

Opening Hours : Daily during sunlight hours

Location : Route 4170, Laem Set Rd, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84140, Thailand



9. Wat Sila Ngu Temple

Wat Sila Ngu Temple or Wat Ratchathammaram is located by the ring road on the way from Lamai beach. Terracotta-hued Buddhist temple richly decorated with sculptures of sea monsters and warriors. There is a golden pagoda near by the beach side. 

Opening Hours : Daily from 06:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

Location : Route 4169, Maret, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84310, Thailand


Overlap Stone

Photo by : blog.bangkokair.com/overlapstone-koh-samui/

10. Overlap Stone

Overlap Stone, Koh Samui, or as Thai people call it Hin Son, is a viewpoint that even has a large stack of rocks. Can't hide the beauty of this place.It's about 150 meters above sea level From this point you can see the panoramic view of Lamai bay against the blue edge of the sea.

Opening Hours : Daily from 05:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

Location : 438/34 Moo.1, Maret, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84310, Thailand




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