Koh Samui is a tropical haven located in the Gulf of Thailand that boasts many lovely characteristics and qualities that once visited; one cannot help but fall in love with. Among the many islands in Thailand, it’s one of the most well-known destinations.
Chaweng is a heart of Koh Samui, Nathon is a capital town of the island. The area is a main port where travelers can connect to the mainland and other nearby islands such as Koh Tao and Koh Phan Ngan. Governmental offices, banks, local markets and shops can be found in this area, making Nathon a capital city on this island.
Most likely, only Thais and locals will know that “Samui” is the actual name of the island. The word “Koh” means island in the Thai language that only indicates the status of Samui.
With its enviable location, Koh Samui is surrounded by the charming tropical treasures – Angthong Marine National Park and many amazing nearby islands that are perfect for a day trip. Travellers can choose to have a full-day trip to the national marine park to visit the natural wonder or to just have a beautiful view from the island.
There are many beautiful beaches in Samui, but Chaweng is the most popular and lively beach on the island.