Is it easy to get around Koh Samui?

Is it easy to get around Koh Samui?

Koh Samui is a relatively small island and getting around it is not that difficult thanks to all the available transportation options. The island is just 25 km long and 21 km across so getting to any tourist attraction won’t take very long.

Is Koh Samui better than Phuket?

Beaches. Both islands have picturesque beaches with powder-soft white sand and crystal clear waters. If you want a more lively beach scene, then Phuket is definitely the choice for you. If you want to find calmer, and more private beaches, Koh Samui is the better choice.

How much does a meal cost in Koh Samui?

While meal prices in Koh Samui can vary, the average cost of food in Koh Samui is ฿570 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Koh Samui should cost around ฿228 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner.

Is Hua Hin or Phuket better?

In general, Phuket’s restaurants are more geared for international travelers, whereas Hua Hin is a perfect destination for those looking for delicious Thai food. The thing is that Hua Hin is very popular weekend destinations for Bangkokians, who drive here to enjoy not only the beaches but especially seafood.

Has Koh Samui ever had a tsunami?

It has recently experienced a triple boom, benefiting from a financial crisis which suddenly made Thailand very cheap for visitors, the 2002 Bali bombing which discouraged people from going to the Indonesian island, and the 2004 tsunami which devastated the west coast of Thailand but left Koh Samui unscathed.

How much does a beer cost in Koh Samui?

Cost of Living in Koh Samui

Restaurants Edit
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 76.00฿
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00฿
Cappuccino (regular) 67.50฿
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 17.67฿

Where is Koh Samui located?

Koh Samui may look small on a map but it’s actually the second largest island in Thailand. It’s located in the Gulf of Thailand – off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus and it’s a part of Surat Thani Province. Driving around the 50-kilometre long ring road of the island takes about 1.5 hours.

How long does it take to drive around Koh Samui?

Driving around the 50-kilometre long ring road of the island takes about 1.5 hours. The middle of the eastern shores of Koh Samui is the most heavily developed part of the island with Lamai and especially Chaweng as the epicentres of tourism.

What are the top 10 beaches in Koh Samui?

Maps of Koh Samui 1 Nathon Town 2 Lipa Noi Beach 3 Taling Ngam 4 Thong Krut 5 Hua Thanon and Bang Kao 6 Lamai Beach 7 Silver Beach 8 Chaweng Beach 9 Choeng Mon Beach 10 Bophut Beach 11 Maenam Beach More

Where are the best beaches in Koh Chaweng?

Lamai is a very pretty beach. South of Chaweng and north of Lamai, you’ll find this hidden little beach surrounded by large rocks. Silver Beach, or Crystal Bay as it’s called as well, has pure white sand and clear water. We spent a lovely morning here and can definitely recommend it. The water is at its most azure in the middle of the day.