While it’s great to be able to travel around and visit different destinations on holidays, for many people it gets to the point where they find that one “perfect” destination and are happy to return over and over again. For many people, that “perfect” destination is the country of Thailand, known for its beautiful lush natural scenery, its pristine beaches, incredible cuisine, and welcoming people.
There is no shortage of areas worth considering in Thailand, but one that has been catching the eyes of travelers as of late is Koh Samui. Whether you are familiar with the area or not, there are all kinds of reasons Koh Samui is catching the eye of tourists, and many reasons why it may be the best place for your vacation property.
A Little About Koh Samui
Many people are familiar with the destination of Phuket but for some it’s “been there done that” at this point. Not only that, but it doesn’t feel like such a hidden treasure anymore since it’s arguably the most popular destination for tourists. Koh Samui is an island that is just 228.7 square kilometers, which means it is smaller than Phuket and is just 2% of the size of the state of Hawaii. While it’s small, it packs a whole lot of “wow” in the area.
If you’re into hiking, Khao Pom is the highest point and sits at 635 meters. While that’s not exactly massive, it’s still enough of a hike to give you a workout and allows you to experience incredible natural scenery. Now because the island isn’t huge, you can also tour around it using the ring road in just a few hours. There are both native Thai people on the island as well as tourists, but you’ll find it’s much …