Koh Samui Guide

Popular holiday destination with stunning white sand beaches and turquoise oceans.

Overview of Koh Samui

Koh Samui is Thailand’s second-largest island after Phuket, with a population of over 63,000. The island is home to several luxury resorts and spas, as well as a number of small hotels, guesthouses, and bungalow resorts. The island is also home to an international airport, which makes getting to and from the island very convenient.

Koh Samui has a tropical climate, with warm weather all year round. The best time to visit the island is between December and February, when the weather is at its coolest, with the least rainfall.

There are many things to do on Koh Samui, including swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, fishing and visiting the many temples and parks on the island.

If you are looking for a relaxing and luxurious holiday destination, Koh Samui is the perfect place for you!

Koh Samui Spotlights for 2023

Our Thailand experts are constantly researching the best that Koh Samui has to offer. Check out our guides below. We are constantly adding more so be sure to check back often and sign up to our mailing list!

We’ve researched and rounded up the best that Koh Samui has to offer. We only recommend the highest-rated and most trusted accommodation options so you can book without worry.  

The Best of the Best

8.6/10

Smile House

The 2-star Smile House offers comfort and convenience whether you're on business or holiday in Samui. The hotel offers a wide range of amenities and…
8.6/10

B House Samui

Set in a prime location of Samui, The Scent Hotel puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. The hotel has everything…
8.4/10

Saree Samui Natures Finest Resort

Saree Samui Resort is a popular choice amongst travelers in Samui, whether exploring or just passing through. The property features a wide range of facilities…
8.7/10

Palm Coco Mantra Resort

Ideally located in the prime touristic area of Lamai, Palm Coco Mantra Resort promises a relaxing and wonderful visit. Featuring a complete list of amenities,…
8.3/10

THE HIVE HOTEL SAMUI

Lamai Wanta Beach Resort is a popular choice amongst travelers in Samui, whether exploring or just passing through. The hotel offers a high standard of…
9.2/10

Banyan Tree Samui

Banyan Tree Samui is a popular choice amongst travelers in Samui, whether exploring or just passing through. Both business travelers and tourists can enjoy the…

Best Prices on Koh Samui Accommodation

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Koh Samui has plenty of things to see and do. We’ve rounded up some of the best below:

Wat Plai Laem

Wat Plai Laem is a vibrant and colorful Buddhist temple complex located in the northeastern part of Koh Samui, a tropical island off the coast…

Easykart Go-Karting

EasyKart is a go-karting company that offers leisure activities for all in the safest environment of all Asia. Since 2004, EasyKart has been providing the…

Guan Yu Shrine

Koh Samui is home to many beautiful temples, but one that is often overlooked is the Guan Yu Shrine. Located in the Hua Thanon area…

ATV Quad Bike Safari Tour

Experience the lush landscapes of Koh Samui combined with the thrill of a quad bike ride on this guided tour. The adventure begins with pickup from your hotel…

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