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As there are many island
along its coast, Surat Thani is also known as the Province of
a Hundred Island . Of these the best known today is Koh Samui , the
coconut Island which has become the attraction and many luxurious
resorts run their business here.The best time to visit Samui is from
February to April during which the sea calm. With a road paved
around the island, Samui's beaches can be conveniently
Koh Samui is one of the most reputed
islands in Thailand, similarly to Phuket; it possesses the
characteristic beauty and offers a wide variety of activities.
Originally, Koh Samui was only the area of coconut plantations, but
after being discovered by backpackers who found it a peaceful and
magnificent paradise, Samui Island started to be invaded by
tourists. For better or worse, its charming beaches together with
scenic nature can always attract and enchant people that they cannot
help going back there more than once. Here below is the basic
information for you to appreciate this appealing island.
Koh Samui is the third-largest island
(247 square kilometers); lying on the eastern coastline of the Gulf
of Thailand with a low plain that encompasses the mountainous area
in the center. The island is 84 kilometers eastwards from
Suratthani, its mainland, and 685 kilometers from Bangkok. Along the
coastlines, there are various lovely beaches, fringed with green
coconut trees that enhance the picturesque landscape.
There are four periods of which the
temperature is different from one another:
December-April: The temperature
gradually rises from 30 C between December and February to 40 C
between March and April.
May-June: The temperature dips
and there are some rainy periods.
July-September: The temperature
rises again to 35 C. There are usually some tropical downpours.
temperature dips to around 25C during these two months, and there
are usually rain and wind.
Generally, the high season in in Samui
ranges from December 15th to April 30th and from July 15th to
September 30th, whereas the low season from May 1st to July 15th and
from October 1st to December 15th.
The best time to go there is between
January and May. Today, there are an increasing number of tourists
coming to Koh Samui during low season months when the heat from the
sun is not so intense.