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Find Paradise in Koh Samui



Koh Samui is known as one of the most beautiful islands in Thailand. Situated far away from the countryís capital you will have to get on an airplane in order to get on the island. Named the Coconut Island because of the large number of coconut trees that thrive here, Koh Samui is an island paradise that you should not miss if you travel to Thailand.

The island is renowned for its great beaches. If you do not mind a crowd there are plenty of places you can go as some of these beaches are incredibly popular and are therefore quite crowded. On the other hand, if you want to catch a tan on a secluded beach this can be done on Koh Samui. There are plenty of services readily available directly on the beach, such as massage treatments, barbecue, and hair braiding. However, if you do not want to be disturbed you can indulge in a little bit of sun bathing without a worry in the world. For more adventurous travelers there are many water sports you can engage in.

The island is also widely known for its laid back atmosphere. If you are looking for a place to stay while vacationing in Koh Samui, you will find no difficulty identifying the right type of accommodations. You can choose to stay in one of the beautiful villas located on the beachfront and admire the sea by simply looking through the windows or you can rent a private cottage if you travel on a budget. Resort villas are usually part of hotel chains and the degree of amenities they offer is high.

The facilities are pretty standard which means that they offer consistency and quality and you can also take advantage of other resort amenities. The cottages in this area are quaint and convenient not only because of the price, but also because you can use the rented space as you see fit. If you are looking for an authentic Thai atmosphere it may be a better idea to rent a cottage. The villas are catered to by staff so you will have no problems with cooking, cleaning, and the like. However, you may consider renting a villa if you have a large family or you travel with a group as the prices are higher than when staying in a resort villa.

The most popular beach in Koh Samui is Chaweng where you can find plenty of entertainment. Here you will find some fine restaurants and great bars where you can indulge in palatable meals and gorgeous exotic drinks. The Green Mango area is rich with nightclubs where you can dance until morning.

Another great beach in Koh Samui is found in Lamai where the atmosphere is lower key than Chaweng Beach. The facilities are less costly and this beach can be a better choice for people vacationing on a budget.

If you want to indulge in a little bit of shopping donít forget to visit the Fishermanís Village, where you will find plenty of jewelry and clothes to buy.



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