What to do: Ko Samui

What to do: Ko Samui

On this page: Sights and activities in and around Ko Samui
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We have 28 sights and attractions listed for Ko Samui.

Beaches


The best beach on Ko Samui
The best beach on Ko Samui

In the eye of the beholder

Nathon
Nathon

Samui's big smoke

Bang Po Beach
Bang Po Beach

Long walks and great seafood

Mae Nam Beach
Mae Nam Beach

Long and sleepy

Bophut Beach
Bophut Beach

A fun mix of sand, food and shopping

Bang Rak Beach
Bang Rak Beach

Home to the Big Buddha

Chaweng Beach
Chaweng Beach

Beautiful but busy

Thong Ta Kien
Thong Ta Kien

Just crystal

Lamai Beach
Lamai Beach

Samui's second most popular beach

Natien, Laem Set, Bang Kao and Thong Krut
Natien, Laem Set, Bang Kao and Thong Krut

Samui's low key south coast

Taling Ngam Beach
Taling Ngam Beach

Laid back with great sunsets

Lipa Noi
Lipa Noi

Laidback and sleepy

Water sports on Ko Samui
Water sports on Ko Samui

Plenty of options

Day trips


The Ang Thong Islands
The Ang Thong Islands

42 islands to explore

Ko Taen
Ko Taen

Step back in time.

Hiking, walking tours and itineraries


A weekend on Ko Samui
A weekend on Ko Samui

A two-day taster

Temples


Wat Plai Laem
Wat Plai Laem

Samui’s floating temple

Big Buddha (Wat Phra Yai)
Big Buddha (Wat Phra Yai)

On postcards everywhere

Guan Yu Shrine
Guan Yu Shrine

Worth a quick stop

General activities


Must-do activities on Samui
Must-do activities on Samui

Fodder for your short list

Off beach activities on Ko Samui
Off beach activities on Ko Samui

Peel yourself off that deckchair

Muay Thai on Ko Samui
Muay Thai on Ko Samui

Several venues to choose from

Yoga


Where to do yoga on Ko Samui
Where to do yoga on Ko Samui

Plenty of options to choose from

Detox programmes
Detox programmes

Regain equilibrium

Shopping


Shopping on Ko Samui
Shopping on Ko Samui

Shop till you drop

Giving back


The Samui Prison Project
The Samui Prison Project

Helping women on Samui get their lives back on tra

Spark! Circus
Spark! Circus

Adding some sparkle to kid's lives