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The island is located in the Gulf of Thailand, about 35 km northeast of the city of Surat Thani, the center of a small archipelago of 85 islands of which 6 are inhabited, that make up the National Park Mu Ko Ang Thong (islands of the golden bowl). Ko Pha Ngan, also very touristy, is a few kilometers further north.
Ko Samui has a massive form of (25 km x 21 km), rather circular. The center, which rises to 656 meters, is covered with a hostile mountain jungle. The plains are connected by a single 51km road that basically follows the coast.
The main town is Nathon, a fishing port and transport between the islands, situated on the southwest coast of Samui. It is also the seat of the local government and the economic heart of the island.
The name of each of the main beaches of the island is now linked to a clean city, due to the implementation of many hotels, restaurants and nights box recent decades.
Chaweng: The most popular beach of Koh Samui is a large white sand beach of more than 7 km long, it is also the most beautiful beach on the island because of the shallowness of the water. Chaweng is lined with hotels right on the beach, boutiques, shops and restaurants.
Lamai is the second most popular beach of Koh Samui beaches are wilder and quieter than Chaweng, perfect for peace of mind.
Nathon is Koh Samui craft harbor towards Surat Thani, few vibrant city.
Green Mango is the home of Chaweng surrounded by many bars animating the dark
Big Buddha (Wat Phra Yai): a statue of seated Buddha, covered in gold. It measures 12 meters high. This temple is in the north of the island.
The rocks Grandfather and Grandmother (Hin Ta and Hin Yai) rocks in the shape of male and female genitalia.