Many visitors to Thailand take the opportunity to travel throughout the Kingdom. For many their top stops include Phuket Island & Koh Samui. So with this in mind, I've compiled a free 10 page guide detailing the most up to date information on how to travel between the islands of Phuket & Koh Samui in 2018.
Located in the Gulf Of Thailand, Koh Samui (sometimes spelt Ko Samui) is a favoured destination for those with a love of the beach & water related activities. Ko Samui is filled beyond the brim with natural attractions, a wide variety of animal & plant life & an appealing climate. From its palm fringed beaches, where coconuts fall from the trees, to the rising granite cliffs where the rainforest contrasts against the backdrop of the azure blue sea, there is much appeal for many visitors to the region.
Patong Beach, Phuket Island.
Ko Samui is 25 km (15.5 mil) long & 21 km (13 mil) wide & is the second largest island in Thailand after Phuket Island. Located in the Chumphon Archipelago, the area comprises a group of more than 80 islands - most of which are uninhabited. It is these group of islands that form the Ang Thong National Marine Park, a paradise for swimmers, snorkelers & kayakers. The island can be fully explored by road in just a few short hours.
Angthong Marine Park, Koh Samui
“No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main". John Donne
There are a number of ways to travel from Phuket to Ko Samui making it advantageous for those planning a visit as there's a travel style to meet all budgets. From backpackers to the five star set, singles, couples, groups & families - everyone is catered for.
By far the quickest route is travelling by air on a Bangkok Airways domestic flight directly into Koh Samui's quaint little airport. Option two includes a combined bus trip & ferry either high speed or standard. Finally for those with deep pockets, a private transfer is on offer. Apart from those traveling by air directly into Koh Samui Airport, the two remaining options require travellers to make their way to any of the four designated ferry departure points in Surat Thani Province. These 'ports' are points on the mainland where all ferries depart to reach the islands.
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