Ko Samui Tourism, Thailand

Visit Ko Samui - Best of Ko Samui

If you have been searching for paradise all your life, this is where you’ll find it. This is where you will find sand beaches and palm trees blowing in wind. The seas are sparkling and breath-taking backgrounds. It is the 3rd largest island in Thailand after Koh Chang and Phuket. You can easily get to Koh Samui if you are flying from Bangkok, thanks to Samui international airport. Samui offers a variety of entertaining things from the sand beaches to an exciting night life. The most popular beaches you find in Samui are Chaweng beach, Lamai Beach, Maenam beach, Bophut beach and Choengmon beach.

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Facts and Stats for Ko Samui*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ko Samui

    Know the pollution level of Ko Samui before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 87.5 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 93.75 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 91.67 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 81.25 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 56.25 (Moderate)
  • Ko Samui: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Ko Samui for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ko Samui.

    • Burglary and Theft 67.86 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 60.71 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 78.57 (High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.71 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 35.71 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.43 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 64.29 (High)
  • Living in Ko Samui - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 50.37 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 53.87 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 96.12 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 88.89 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 25 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ko Samui

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ko Samui

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.39 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 63.94 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.63 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

Ko Samui Travel Guides

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Ko Samui Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Ko Samui

  • Koh Samui Snorkeling and Kayaking
    Koh Samui Snorkeling and Kayaking New on TripHobo

    Duration: 1 Days

    Spend a day discovering Koh Samuis finest snorkeling sites. Snorkel in the clear blue water and explore the world under sea! ...

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  • Small-Group Tornado Water Xtreme Ride in Koh Samui
    Small-Group Tornado Water Xtreme Ride in Koh Samui New on TripHobo

    Duration: 20 Mins

    Are You Looking to Try a New, Fast Super Fun Water Sport?Do You Have a Need for Speed? Want Some Adrenaline Excitement?Then y...

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  • Escape the Island
    Escape the Island New on TripHobo

    Duration: 5 Hrs

    Lets go on an adventure!Escape the Island is a real life quest game, similar to an escape room, that takes place in the jungl...

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  • Koh Samui Small-Group Day Cruise with Snorkeling and Lunch
    Koh Samui Small-Group Day Cruise with Snorkeling and Lunch New on TripHobo

    Duration: 10 Hrs 30 Mins

    Enjoy this small-group tour with a professionalguide in a beautiful cruise around Koh Samui. This Full-day cruise will showst...

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