Koh Samui deserves a spot on any Thailand island hopping itinerary. It’s home to a lush forest full of hidden waterfalls, beautiful sand-white beaches, tons of adventurous activities and an excellent party scene.
There’s something for everyone on Koh Samui. Whether you’re planning a tropical honeymoon or you’re backpacking around Southeast Asia, there are options for every type of traveler.
Here’s how to spend 48 hours in Koh Samui!
Getting to Koh Samui
Ferry: The cheapest way to get to Koh Samui is to take a ferry from Surat Thani or one of the other nearby islands. Upon landing at the Surat Thani airport, you’ll hop on a bus that will take you out the ferry pier—keep in mind this boat + ferry journey is about 3 hours to your travel time...