Koh Samui – Beaches, Attractions & Tours
Koh Samui is Thailand’s third biggest island located about 700km south of Bangkok on the western coastline in the Gulf of Thailand.
The tropical island measures 25km from north to south. 21km from east to west and has a total area of 247km² with a ring road with a total length of 51km. The ring road connects all major areas and beaches of Samui, the south and north can be reached by smaller roads connected to the ring road.
The center of the island is mostly jungle and mountainous area with its highest peak of 635m above sea level. Dirt roads are leading up into the mountains which can only be accessed by 4×4 cars or jeeps.
The eastern and northern beaches with their sandy beaches are good for swimming and bathing. Beaches in the south and west of Samui are mostly coarse sand, some of them even rocky.
The Beaches on Samui
Maenam Beach has a 7km long, white sandy beach lined with hundreds of coconut palms which jut out over the sand until the water. Maenam Beach is …
Bophut Beach located on the northern coast between Maenam Beach and Bangrak Beach, is one of Ko Samui’s oldest areas and is famous for its’ …
Chaweng Beach located on the east coast is Samui’s longest beach. The popular beach of Chaweng consists of 3 sections, north Chaweng, central Chaweng …
Silver Beach or Crystal Bay is located between Chaweng and Lamai Beach. Silver Beach on the east coast is surrounded by rocks. Snorkeling is possible …
About Silver Beach