Pool at Melati, Thongson Bay, Ko Samui, Thailand

Pool at Melati, Thongson Bay, Ko Samui, Thailand

Pool at Melati, Thongson Bay, Ko Samui, Thailand


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Basically encompassing the northeast "corner" of Ko Samui, Plai Laem and Choeng Mon wraps around roughly two kilometres of beachfront, with Plai Laem running up the west coast of the peninsula from the Big Buddha and a series of small bays, finishing with Choeng Mon and Ko Fan Noi running down the east. Although this is one of Samui's quieter areas, it's still in close proximity to the hubs of Chaweng and Big Buddha (Bang Rak) beaches, making it a favourite residential area for expats who don't want to reside in the heart of the tourist areas, but still need to be a convenient distance to schools and supermarkets.

The area has an assortment of accommodation for travellers and tourists, from five-star hotels to bungalow-type villages available for daily rental or longer stays. Plai Laem boasts two of Samui's biggest religious sites, namely Big ... Read our complete Choeng Mon Beach travel guide

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