Best time to Visit Koh Samui
Koh Samui is located in the south of Thailand and is the third largest island in the country. The best local tourist season is from November to April, during which the local temperature is not high and the nights are cool. However, the local rainy season is mostly sudden and short-lived, which does not affect the trip.
Things to do for your honeymoon in Koh Samui
Koh Samui has a total of four beaches.
1. Chaweng Beach: daytime soaking beach, nighttime soaking bar. This is the city center, but also the highest occupancy rate of the beach, sand quality is fine.
2. Lamai Beach: honeymoon resort. Beach sand is relatively coarse, but less crowded and quiet.
3. Bo Phut Beach: quiet and romantic.
4. Maenam Beach: suitable for family travel.
Koh Samui has plenty to offer, with a wide range of activities to suit both the active and the inactive. If you are active, then choose the water sports on Koh Samui or go snorkeling. If you just want a quiet view, Koh Samui is perfectly suited for you, after all, this tropical island is as beautiful as a wonderland.
Deep Dive Snorkeling
Koh Tao is an outlying island of Koh Samui and a world famous diving destination, so if you are a diving enthusiast, don't miss it.
There are more than 30 dive sites around Koh Tao with rich marine scenery and coral reefs, so you can choose a few to snorkel.
Lighthouse Bay is one of the best snorkeling spots on Koh Tao, with a depth of about 3-8 meters, and you can wear a life jacket to snorkel even if you don't know how to swim. Ao Tanot Bay and Shark Bay (Thian Og) are also great dive sites with a rich underwater world.
Koh Nang Yuan is very close to Koh Tao, so you can also go to Koh Nang Yuan on the way, which is most famous for its Y-shaped beach. Not only can you get used to snorkeling here, but of course you have to take all kinds of beautiful pictures.
Koh Samui is dominated by European and American tourists, and the day trips booked locally are basically guided in English. Remember to book your trip online in advance and choose a trip with a nearby pier departure and it will be more comfortable.
The best way to get around the island in Samui, if you want to do a land tour, is to go around the island by off-road vehicle. Off-road driving is a very popular activity on Samui.
The tour usually includes scenic spots such as Big Buddha Temple, Na Muang Waterfall, Overlap Stone, Wat Plai Laem, etc. You can also learn how to cook Thai food at a seaside hotel, which is especially suitable for couples.
The most anticipated part of the trip is to ascend to the high point of Samui, overlooking the beauty of Samui.
The mountainous terrain in the central part of Koh Samui is very high, with narrow roads and steep curves, plus the fact that Thai locals generally drive very fast, so it is not very safe if you are not skilled enough to drive. Book a special off-road vehicle online in advance and be led by a skilled driver and guide to go over the mountains together for more peace of mind.
Koh Phangan's Partying
Thailand's Koh Phangan is one of the world's top three "wild party" destinations, where backpackers and electronic music fans from around the world make a pilgrimage during the "full moon" at the time of the full moon.
Thousands of young men and women party on the moon-like beaches of Koh Phangan, turning the entire beach into a mega-dance hall that can accommodate up to 60,000 people at the same time.
On both sides of the road to the "full moon party", in front of each store, there will be set up a variety of alcoholic beverages. Backpackers and electric musicians can choose their own flavor of wine, add ice and then bring the barrel to the beach party.
It is recommended to book your return ferry tickets in advance. There are quite a lot tourists returning to Koh Samui from the party and you need to queue to board the boat. It is recommended to choose a VIP boat ticket to board the boat directly without waiting in line.
Antong National Park
Antong National Marine Park is part of the National Wildlife Sanctuary and is located about 20 kilometers west of Koh Samui. The park consists of 42 small islands and is the second national marine park approved in Thailand.
Antong Forest Park is mainly for sightseeing and the main highlight is to see the unique landscape and scenery of Antong. The classic way to enjoy the park is to kayak through the forest park or explore the naturally formed limestone caves and climb to the highest observation deck to see the pristine islands scattered like stars in the blue-green sea and marvel at nature's masterpiece. It is recommended to book your trip in advance, and it is more convenient to choose a trip that includes an island fee.
Relaxation in Koh Samui
There is more than one way to relax and unwind in Koh Samui, you can have a massage, a spa or a nice afternoon tea. First of all, let's tell you the difference between massage and spa.
In terms of technique, Thai massage mainly through the press, pressure, kneeling, lying, stepping, knocking and other techniques to relax all joints, promote blood circulation and muscle pain, and sometimes you can even hear the bones "crunch", but after the massage, your body can feel obvious comfort and relaxation.
SPA is a combination of water, light, aromatic oils, music and other elements to relax the body and mind at the same time, to reduce the accumulated stress in the body, the technician's technique is very gentle, small force is very comfortable. Let's Relax Spa and Eranda Spa on Koh Samui are both very good.
Let's Relax Spa
Let's Relax Spa is a professional Thai massage spa in Thailand, and many of its stores are located in luxury five-star hotels, in the heart of the bustling city. The environment and techniques are great, and the industry reputation is very good. After the massage, the store also has Thai snacks. Remember to book in advance if you are interested.
This is one of the few professional spas on the island. Not only are the technicians first-class, but the entire spa is hidden in a tropical garden with a beautiful view, which is very peaceful and relaxing, and is known as a spa with a garden view.
Guests staying at the Bo Phut, Chaweng and Choeng Mon hotels can also arrange for door-to-door transfers. It is often fully booked, so you need to book in advance.
Honeymoon resorts in Koh Samui
Banyan Tree Samui
The entire Banyan Tree Samui feels like it's hidden in a tropical rainforest, secluded and secluded. The villas are traditional Thai style, but a little higher than the average building, so you have a great view of the Gulf of Thailand from your villa! Banyan Tree Koh Samui was named one of the 25 most luxurious hotels in Thailand by Trip Advisor in 2015.
luxury and privacy, detached villa, private infinity pool, suitable for the whole family
The hotel is located on Samui's second largest beach - Lamai Beach, 20 minutes drive from Samui International Airport.
1、The hotel provides airport transfer service, round trip 2500 baht.
2、The hotel provides free shuttle service, which can come and send you to the place you want to go within 10 minutes.
The Sarann Koh Samui
The Sarann Koh Samui has a lot of plants and is designed like a garden. And this hotel is all one villa, standing in the room terrace feel surrounded by the forest, the best thing is also can see the sea!
Full body massage, private chef dining service, infinity pool
The hotel rooms provide free honeymoon decoration, and will also give free fruit pots and a bottle of sparkling wine. The hotel has a spa, water park and golf course, you can have fun at the hotel!
The hotel is located in Chaweng district, 20 minutes drive from Samui Airport, with a view of Little Chaweng Beach from the hotel lobby, and only 10 minutes from the lively Chaweng Street.
The hotel provides airport transfer service, 600 baht/car one way.
Wild Ginger restaurant has Thai and Western fusion dishes, the acidity and spiciness of Thai food combined together with the unique taste of Western food, which always impressed the clients a lot!
Private chef catering service: If you are staying in a villa room type, the hotel can also arrange private chef catering service in the villa.
Pavilion Samui Villas and Resort
As soon as you enter the resort, you can feel the rich Thai style. Out the door is Lamai Beach. The surrounding greenery is very lush, which makes the resort a peach-blossoming garden in the tropical jungle. Outside the room there is a draped garden. Even without going to the beach, there is a feeling of being on an island vacation.
Romantic honeymoon, leisurely relaxation, magnificent sea view
If a newlywed couple stays, the resort will decorate the room with flowers. There is also a romantic candlelight dinner for two, a bottle of bubbly, a honeymoon cake! What's even better is that you can get a 15% discount on the usual meals at the resort!
The resort is also rich in activities, diving, snorkeling, kayaking, motorboats, fishing, bicycles and other Thai style, the scene is very hot! Be reminded that some activities have to pay out of pocket!
The resort is located at Lamai Beach, 20 minutes drive from the airport. Nearby are night markets, snack streets, and a 10-minute walk to Tesco Lotus supermarket, so it's easy to find food and shopping!
This is a romantic sea view restaurant, in which Thai food and Italian food are very authentic!
The Lock-out Bar
This bar is right by the pool, with a variety of drinks, wine and so on, suitable for a leisurely drink after playing in the water!