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Why Go?

Unwind on a different white sand beach every day, swim in the Gulf of Thailand's clear, calm water, and dive in Ang Thong National Marine Park.

Rage for days at the Full Moon party on nearby Koh Phangan, or groove at Koh Samui's beachfront lounges and hilltop clubs.

Detox at one of Koh Samui's many spas, the source of the island's reputation as Asia's wellness isle.

What To Skip

The garish Big Buddha—one glance from the main road is enough

What For:

Active + Adventure, Beach + Island, Nightlife, Spa + Wellness

When To Go:

January, February, July, August


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