Koh Samui holidays are becoming more and more popular recently with the influx of tourists to Thailand from all over the world. Located in the Gulf of Thailand, this small tropical island is the perfect place for a nice break with family, a romantic getaway or just to find solitude by yourself. There is something for everyone here and holidays to Koh Samui are a great way to see this beautiful part of Thailand.
Whatever you’re looking for from holidays in Koh Samui, you are sure to find it here. The island has a huge range of activities to suit all tastes and budgets. Active people will love the watersports such as kitesurfing, snorkeling, diving and fishing available around the island. Or for more extreme options, there is Go-karting and ATV parks for thrill seekers. Of course, for more relaxing options, there are a number of beautiful beaches to lounge and read a book while sipping on a cocktail or freshly made coconut juice.
After exploring Koh Samui, holidays to neighbouring islands such as Koh Tao are very popular for scuba diving and one of the cheapest places in South East Asia to get your Open Water diving licence. A lot of backpackers and tourists also use Koh Samui as the launching pad for the world famous full moon party on Koh Phangan. Wherever you are going, there are countless tour operators and ticket agents visible everywhere and ready to help you with whatever your need for holidays in Koh Samui.
There are many transport options for getting to Koh Samui. The International airport is on the small side as international airports go, but it is very efficient and a pleasure to arrive at. Cheaper options are to arrive by the numerous ferries operating from the mainland. Tickets often include a minibus transfer to your hotel or resort. Otherwise there are numerous taxis and tuk tuks ready to take you anywhere on the island. For longer Koh Samui holidays, it is possible to rent a car or scooter to move around the island easily.
Accommodation options are extremely varied and options range from chilling out at a beachside hut to luxurious pampering at expensive designer hotels. There are always great deals on Koh Samui holiday packages available on the major travel booking sites so it is worth keeping an eye out special offers for cheap holidays to Koh Samui.