15 Best Things To Do In Saumi, Thailand

1. Hin Ta And Hin Yai Rock

Hin Ta and Hin Yai rock formations (Grandfather and Grandmother Rocks) are some of the more unique things to see on Koh Samui.  

2. Bouldering At Chaweng And Lamai Beach

We learned to rock climb in Thailand at Railay Beach and now, bouldering is popular on Koh Samui at Chaweng and Lamai Beach. 

3. See The Big Buddha Temple

One of the top things to do in Koh Samui is to visit Wat Phra Yai Temple to see the 12 meter high (39 foot high) Big Buddha. 

4. Wat Plai Laem

This Buddhist temple showcases Koh Samui’s Chinese heritage with a giant Guanyin statue dominating the temple grounds.  

5. Go Snorkeling

One of the best things to do in Koh Samui is to enjoy all of its water activities and snorkeling is one of the best things to do. 

6. Scuba Diving

The neighboring island of Koh Tao is known for its scuba diving, but Samui is also an excellent scuba diving destination.  

7. Mummified Monk

Located at  Wat Khunaram, the mummified remains of Monk Luong Pordaeng are on display.  

8. Take A Thai Cooking Cla

One of the best ways to immerse in a culture is through food. Thai food is our favorite and we eat it at home all the time! 

9. Check Out The Night Market

One of our favorite things to do in Thailand is to go shopping and sample their many small food stalls.  

10. Go To An Elephant Sanctuary

These elephants have been rescued and these sanctuaries are an important part in letting them live out their days in relative peace. 

11. Take A Koh Samui Jeep Tour

See the secret lookout offering gorgeous views of the Gulf of Thailand, visit the waterfalls and the Buddha Garden. 

12. Swim In The Namuang Waterfall

Namuang Waterfall is probably one of the top attractions located in central Koh Samui.  

13. Have A Traditional Thai Massage

Really, no matter where you are in Thailand a traditional Thai Massage should be on your list. And Koh Samui is no exception.  

14. Go For A Hike To Secret Buddha Garden

Created in 1976 by a local durian fruit farmer, there are several different Buddha Sculptures depicting different Buddha folklore. 

15. Ang Thong National Marine Park

A must-do day trip from Koh Samui is to head out to the Ang Thong National Marine Park. 

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