Koh Samui is the third largest island of Thailand and one of the most popular destinations for travelers .( look on a Samui map to give you an idea) It is located in the Gulf of Thailand. In recent years Samui has developed a number of four and five star tropical beach resorts but still retained all of its charm and uniqueness – from coconut tree fringed beaches to tropical jungles to a vibrant nightlife.
Samui has been called the health center of the region with many spas, health centers/retreats, meditation, rejuvenating & detox programs. Restaurants of all flavors invite delicious wining and dining. Activities include elephant trekking, canoeing, sailing, diving, golfing, fishing, biking. There is much to see—waterfalls, temples and jungles as well as a butterfly garden, an aquarium and tiger zoo, snake and crocodile farm and a tropical zoo to name some. Day tours to the neighbor islands of Koh Phangan, Koh Tao and the Angthong Marine National Park are other travel options.Samui weather is perfect for those activities.
The island has incredible romantic settings, sleepy villages, boat trips to outlying islands, fine dining, many affordable restaurants, beach massages, health retreats and spas, fantastic medical care and hospitals, and everyday idyllic sweeping views of jungle and ocean.