9 Reasons to spend your holiday on Koh Samui Island

No matter if you prefer to dive under the turquoise waters, enjoy a pure beach holiday, wonder around Buddhist temples, or embark on tropical safari adventures, Thailand has it all. It’s time to organize your next holiday on Koh Samui Island!



From lush tropical jungles and fascinating sandy beaches drenched by sunshine and turquoise water, to wonderful Buddhist temples, Samui encapsulates everything that’s you wish experience during your holidays. Located just stone’s throw from Bangkok, Samui sits in the east coast of the Kra Isthmus, Thailand. Geographically in the Chumphon Archipelago, it is part of Surat Thani Province, it is located in waters of the Gulf of Thailand.



There are at least 9 reasons why Koh Samui is the perfect place for a holiday. Are you ready? Let’s see our favorites:

  1. The perfect place to relax.


Koh Samui is a good place to unwind, relax and enjoy the simpler things in life. It has a large diversity of activities and beautiful places to discover. From retreats to active sports – everyone will find it’s key to relaxation.

  1. Stunning sandy beaches and turquoise water.


Most sun-seekers head to Samui to enjoy its sea and gorgeous sandy beaches.  They never get really crowded, compared to other Thailand holiday destinations – there is enough of golden sand for everyone, you still can find wild beaches on the Island.  The diversity of beach will also surprise you, from long sand beaches in Mae Nam area to little bays crowned by ancient stones in Lamai. And don’t forget the beach in front of Clay Beach Samui.


  1. Tropical climate – always summer!


Each season of the year on Koh Samui has it’s own charm. The average temperature during the year is 28-36C with more than 300 sunny days in the year, all that paired with a salty sea breeze.

  1. Thai cuisine


After spending the whole day in the sea or by the beach, you will be tired and hungry. Don’t worry, on Samui the fish is always fresh and the spices will give you a kick to start the night. Feed your stomach and soul with different flavors, fresh seasonings and fruit juices.  Thai cuisine and street food are worldwide famous, you will always find something interesting for your taste!

  1. So many activities to do – Kids Friendly Island


You’ll never feel boring on Koh Samui, a large choice of activities is: beaches, swimming pools, Thai dance shows, safari tours, water activities, ancient temples, yoga classes, Thai boxing classes, Thai cooking classes, meditation retreats, yachts rental and sea trips, diving, snorkeling and much more!

  1. For the golden sunsets and sunrises: a never boring spectacle


Golden, some times pink or event violet sky and fresh breeze that will make you stop whatever you are doing to contemplate this beautiful spectacle. Seriously, the sunsets on Koh Samui are unbelievably beautiful. Around 6.00 – 6.30 pm go to a beach and relax! Recharge your batteries, celebrate one more amazing day, and welcome a happy new night.


On Samui you can see the sunset from many beaches, the view is always different and has it’s own charisma. Thai people take their “sunset moment” very serious, and they know how to appreciate nature.


Clay Beach Samui has an unforgettable view during the golden hours

BANGKOK, THAILAND - Sep 27, 2018 - Flight attendant serve food to passengers
  1. It’s accessibility


In Samui is located an international Airport. It’s so easy to get to Samui by plane.


Only 1h10 from Bangkok

1h40 from Kuala Lumpur or Singapore

3h20 from Hong Kong


Check Bangkok Airways website to book your flight.

Angthong national marine park, koh Samui, Suratthani, Thailand
  1. For the Anthong Natinal Park


Anthong National park is a part of Koh Samui municipality and is easly accessible by boat. It covers 42 islands with a total area of 102 km², of which 18 km² are land. Fun fact! They filmed some scenes in the famous movie “ The Beach” here.

Aerial view Lan ped Lan kai island, Whale Shark scuba diving and snorkeling in THAILAND, Chumporn
  1. For Diving and snorkeling: Cristal water and friendly fishes


You will find a large range of diving school and snorkeling tours on Koh Samui (School with and international PADI certificates available).

Delighted by Koh Samui Island?


We are happy to offer you a choice of contemporary villas for rent. At Clay Beach Samui you will relax and enjoy breathtaking sea views with a tailor made service. Our rates include an airport transfer, breakfasts and the service of a full team of staff: A villa manager, maid, gardener and private cooking chef on request.



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