Off the southern coast of Thailand in the Gulf of Siam, Samui is a small tropical island with beautiful beachfront villas. Watch the sunset from the Phang Ka Bay, go fishing at Ko Taen and snorkel at the Bang Po Beach. If you love to shop, visit the Na Thon Bay market, a shopper’s paradise. Trek to the 80 metre high Na Muang and Hin Lad waterfall and you will be surrounded by rainforest. Situated about 700 km away from Bangkok, Samui is the best place to explore nature at leisure. The highest buildings here rise no higher than the tallest palm tree. Visit the 12-metre high golden Buddha at the Bang Rak. You can also go bungee jumping, go carting or visit the butterfly garden and snake farm. Take a family getaway to Samui Island and choose from an array of activities on this vacation.
From mystical waterfalls to tranquil lakes, you’ll love a cheeky paddle at these watering holes.
Forget fairy tales, real life is where it’s at with these swoon-worthy sites on the agenda.
Accessible only by boat or strenuous hike, these hostels fall far beyond the typical tourist's radar.