Koh Samui is one of Thailand’s most popular island resorts. Millions of holiday-makers flock to the island each year to experience that unique subtropical environment. We have detailed a full day trip schedule trip for the northeast part of the island so you can enjoy all the best places in northeast Koh Samui in a single day.
9 am: Maenam Beach
There is no better way of spending a day sightseeing than strolling along Maenam Beach. This stretch of sand might not be the fluffiest, but on a clear day, you can enjoy the great views looking out towards Koh Phangan and Koh Tao.
10:30 am: Wat Na Pralarn Temple
Wat Na Pralarn is the ideal temple for some great photography opportunities, although the temple can seem slightly dilapidated, it is that rustic feel that gives it authenticity. Visiting the temple will give you a fascinating insight into what makes Buddhist Thailand tick.
12 Midday: Best Koh Samui Mountain View Point
The Best Mountain Viewpoint is one such location everyone visiting Samui should experience. Situated near Wat Pukkhao Thong, this lofty viewpoint is positioned atop a bumpy rollercoaster track. From the summit, you can enjoy breathtaking views of Samui’s outlying islands. Stop for a drink at one of the small bars in the vicinity and enjoy the panorama.
1:30 pm: Lunch at the Frog & Gecko Pub
Take a short drive over to the beautiful Bophut Beach for a spot of lunch at the Frog & Gecko Pub. Situated in the Fisherman’s Village complex, the restaurant has built up a great reputation over the past ten years. If you like wholesome British food and a selection of high-quality Thai dishes, the Frog & Gecko provides a great atmosphere for a spot of lunch.
3 pm: Samui Waterball & Bophut Hills Golf Club
Adrenaline junkies simply cannot miss out on the unique waterball attraction at Bophut Hills Golf Club. Here you have the chance to sit inside a large inflatable waterball and roll majestically down a large hill – enjoy the ride. Also for golf lovers, you can partake in a quick 9-holes of golf at the scenic Bophut Hills Golf Club, which is a great way to shake off the calories from lunchtime.
6:30 pm: The Shack Bar & Grill Restaurant
Finish off the day with a sumptuous meal at the Shack Bar & Grill Restaurant at Bophut Beach. Here you can enjoy a fabulous steak dinner to top off your day while enjoying a location that is ideal for people-watching. The combination of high quality imported steaks and the vibrant atmosphere will ensure you visit the north coast of Koh Samui the next time you holiday on the island.