2/5 - Disappointing
Verified travellerFeb 12, 2020
If visiting Koh Samui, spend a little more to stay on Koh Phangan instead. It is all round better and people are friendlier, as well as being cleaner and without the smell of garbage.
Reviewed on 9 Feb. 2020
Reviewed on 15 Feb. 2020
Relax on one of Koh Samui’s most beautiful beaches, enjoy a massage in one of the many resorts and explore the surrounding picturesque fishing villages and temples.
Take a trip to Bo Phut Beach where East meets West and discover the more traditional side of Koh Samui.
Chill out in the serene and charming Chaweng Noi Beach, a quieter alternative to its busier neighbour.
Jutting out from the west coast of the island, this busy pier is the main entry and exit point for visitors to Koh Samui.
If you want to catch a glimpse of Koh Samui before tourism development, visit this wonderfully well-kept street of 19th-century Chinese shop-houses and French architecture.
Set amid swaying palm trees and turquoise water is this postcard-perfect beach is ideal for relaxing on soft golden sand, swimming in warm water and enjoying breathtaking sunrises.
Verified travellerJan 2, 2020
If you are not brave enough to rent a motorcycle (we weren't) use the NaviGo app - similar to GRAB but predicts the metered fare before you book. Significantly cheaper than the 'metered' taxis (negotiate $$ before you get in) and private/hotel cars.