Official language: Thai
Time zone: UTC +7
Currency: Baht (THB)
Staying on the island Ko Samui, it is worth to decide to take a cruise on the paradise Sea Park Ang Thong. During the trip, you can see 42 tropical islands, situated on the area of more than 100 square kilometres.
If on the spot, you plan to rent a car, it is worth to make a trip around the whole island. There is a bypass road that goes mainly alongside the shore and has 50 kilometres.
Do you love coconuts? You couldn’t be in better place, since fruits produces there are considered to be the best in Thailand. No wonder that the island exports more than 2 million of them each month!
Bo Phut is a small, seaside town, located on the northern shore of the island Ko Damui. The island itself, being embodiment of dreams about paradise, is in the eastern part of pass Kra, at the head of Malaysian Peninsula, in the south Thailand.
Since you already know details about location of that beautiful spot, let’s move to description of what is worth seeing there and how to spend your time. Bo Phut was naturally divided into two parts – eastern and western. In first of them you can feel the real Thai vibe, as it has a genuine fisherman’s village.
On the western side, you can find touristic part, though it is worth noticing, that focus was put on relax for families or couples, not on party infrastructure. More and more modern hotels are being built there, and among small Asian shops, restaurants and cafes are being opened. Alongside the main street of the town, in the distance of around 700 meters, you will have plenty spots to choose from.
Which one shall you visit then? Staying in Thailand, surely you would like to taste local cuisine. Such dishes you can try, for instance, in located by the beach, restaurant Barracuda, whose address is
62/9 Moo 1. Other place worth visiting is Khaw Glong Too Thai at the road Chaweng Beach, 220/12 Moo 2. Very delicious seafood you can taste in Khaw Glong, a restaurant located a bit further from the beach, at 161/10 Moo 4.
What you can do, while in Bo Phut? Above all, rest, using beach of white sand, in the shadow of coconut trees. If you fancy some more active leisure, you can rent water sports equipment, especially skis. Bo Phut is also famous for seaside bars and popular, night market. It takes place every Friday, when in company of shows and live music, stalls are put on the streets. You can get there local products.