At the west end of Bophut is one of probably the oldest places of Samui: The fisherman's village. Although there is little seen in fishing is a charming and nostalgic where the old wooden houses and local shops reminiscent of a bygone era. The "main street" along the beach is no more than a kilometer, but it has a wealth of styles and variety of shops, from that to the old selling anything and everything to elegant restaurants, each with a small "key" personal.
Fisherman's villageThere are several shops on the waterfront that have been transformed into trendy restaurants, while others offer excellent facilities and beautiful setting for a quiet lunch or dinner. Most of these restaurants offer a superb selection of international dishes served on a lovely terrace overlooking the beach of Bophut Bay, with stunning views of offshore islands of Koh Phang Ngan and Koh Tao. And at night the area is lovely, perfect for a romantic evening with someone "special".
You will find in this area a few diving clubs for those wishing to take a course or go for a day of diving sites of the famous Marine Park An Thong, Koh Tao and Sail Rock.
The Mermaid offers day trips to secret spots in the surrounding islands, or Jeep outings to places difficult to access for visitors who are not familiar with the island, like the Secret Garden of the Buddhas. Also try a ride on an elephant through the rainforest, or go for a fishing trip on a local boat in the company of a true fisherman in the waters of Koh Phang Ngan. An exceptional experience, fun and memorable.
Nathon Bay is home to a small city where most of the local population. The beach is not really attractive, but the city is worth a stop. Visit the fresh market allowing you to discover the different varieties of fruits and vegetables typical of southern Thailand. To access the ferry dock to Koh Tao, Koh […]
Difficult to reach the coastal road, the beach of Taling Ngam is nice but not very large. The best location of this area is that occupied by the Royal Meridien which, in a lush, one of the most incredible views of the island on the hills covered with coconut palms and the sparkling waters of […]
Following the road on the seafront 2 km to the west, one enters Maenam. Its range of four kilometers is very quiet and relatively broad. The water is deeper than on the east coast, but the atmosphere is definitely more tropical! Some dive and other water sports have their store and windsurfing is quite active […]
Leaving the main road along the west coast is a beautiful little beach south of Nathon called Lipa Noi, one of the best places to watch the sunset. Its shallow waters and white sands attract local families. A few bungalows and a restaurant are near the beach. Few events around this area, but driving through […]