Ko Samui Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Wildlife & Nature

    Right up the top, on almost the highest point of Ko Samui, is the Magic Garden. A haven of peace inhabited by flowers and butterflies and very few tourists. Also the main reason for the visit are the...

  • 2. Beaches

    Koh Nangyuan is a small island about 1 and a half hour from Koh Samui. It has great snorkeling and diving. It's lovely and there is only a resort there. You can get there taking a catamaran sped ferry...

  • 3. Waterfalls

    This is a very small island so not place is too far to visit. This Waterfall Na Muang is just a short drive around the island and you do not require much walking to see it and catch up with it. You...

  • 4. Visit a school - WatKlang school.

    This is one of my favourites things to do wherever I am - visiting a school. Of course first you have to find one and then get permission from a principal or...

  • 5. Ko Taen island.

    This is a small island off the south coast, where far away from the crowds at Lamai or Chaweng you can bask in the sun, do a bit of snorkeling and have a...

  • 6. Thong Krut village.

    Thong Krut is another village that retains it's authenticity, although it sees a certain amount of tourists as it is the jumping off spot for Ko Taen. It's not...

  • 7. Hua Thanon village.

    One of the few authentic places left on Ko Samui unfortunately, but surprisingly it stays "off the beaten path". In eight weeks we visited 3 times and could...

  • 8. Laem Sor Pagoda.

    On the south coast of the island lies this small pagoda set against the backdrop of the sea and Ko Taen island. Renovated about 4 years ago with mustard...

  • 9. Samui Bayview Villa and resort

    I have two places I just love and always visit a lot of times when Im in Koh Samui. The first place is Samui Bayview Villa and resort. But not as a hotell, but...

  • 10. Tong Sai Bay

    I happened across this little bay about 4 years ago.It is such a beautiful little spot to stop for a beer that I've been back each year since for a quiet one or...

  • 11. Sea Canoes

    A fun way to check out beaches and islands near by is by sea canoe.There is no surf so it's easy to paddle around.Nora Beach Resort had a few canoes laying on...

  • 12. Real Home Cooking

    We came across this simple local road-side eatery on our way to the snake farm near the south west tip of the island. The food is absolutely delicious - mom's...

  • 13. Villages, beaches and Mountains

    There are so many places to explore i just couldn't name them all but i found the most interesting areas were in the south. Also inland but these can be...

  • 14. Visit Bang-Kao fishing village

    Bang Khao is basically a small fishing village about 10km south along the coast from Lamai.It is not on any of the main roads so unless you are on a moter-bike...

  • 15. Visit Thong-Krut fishing village

    This little town in Koh Samui's south western corner is a busy little fishing village with boats available to take you from here to Koh Taen, Koh Matsum and Koh...

  • 16. Minigolf

    A great minigolf place is called "Treasure Island Golf" where you could find 18 holes adventure mini golf and a really cool staff. The girls (staff) wanted to...

  • 17. A little Ayuthaya - Chedi Spa

    I always thought being in Thailand necessitates one to have a traditional Thai massage. And this time, we chose a package to get our money's worth. Well, the...

  • 18. Tranquility at a fishing village in Bophut

    This charming village on the northern side of Ko Samuihas renovated old Chinese shop houses toconvert them into restaurants, bars,shops and guesthouses.It’s a...

  • 19. Peak Eye View Restaurant

    This is situated on one of the highest points of the island. At over 600 metres above sea level it offers great views of the Samui coastline. It is easy to...

  • 20. Surat Palm Resort

    The second place I just love is the restaurant of Surat Palm Resort. I guess your wondering why I dont put my two tips on the restaurants, but its not their...

  • 21. Get A Henna Tattoo

    They are not very expensive and look great! I had one done. It took a little while to do, but it turned out wonderful. The best thing is that they are not...

  • 22. painting..

    you will come across lotz of shophouses along the chaweng beach walkway displaying thai painting. i could carry one back to my hometown but the problem is i'm a...

  • 23. Majestic scenary

    One of my best experiences on samui was hiring a jeep and travelling around the islandNot really knowing where I was going, I decided to go inland and stumbled...

  • 24. Muslim Village

    On the South East corner of Samui (south of Lamai Beach) is the Muslim Village. We saw pictures of the colourful fishing boats here. Our picture lost a lot of...

  • 25. Southernmost Point

    This pagoda is on the southernmost point of Ko Samui. There is a very peaceful meditation garden here, with signs of buddhist-type sayings placed on the trees...

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