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Koh Samui or Phuket?

Koh Samui is a beautiful island, a few hours flight from France. The climate is pleasant and the beaches are heavenly. It is a very touristy island. The French are numerous and there are French speaking staff. But Koh Samui is a luxury island. Hotels are expensive and so are the tourist activities. If you want to discover Thailand without breaking the bank, it is better to go to Phuket. It’s a bigger island, where prices are lower. The beaches are just as beautiful and the climate is ideal

In this article, I will introduce you to these two islands and give you my personal opinion

Koh Samui or Phuket for holidays?

Koh Samui and Phuket are two islands in Thailand that you can visit on holiday. They are both very popular with tourists. Koh Samui is smaller than Phuket with an area of 228 km2 compared to 543 km2. Koh Samui is more difficult to reach as there are fewer international flights to the island

These are two of the most important islands in Thailand. Koh Samui is the second largest island after Phuket. The first one is the most famous and the most touristic of the country. Koh Samui is located in the Thailand Sea. The second island, Phuket, is located in the Andaman Sea

Koh Samui ?

Koh Samui is a Thai island in the South China Sea. Located about 700 km from Bangkok, it is the second largest island in Thailand after Phuket. Koh Samui is an important tourist destination with several beaches and resorts. There are direct flights to Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Shanghai. Direct flights from Europe are available from Berlin-Tegel and Frankfurt-Hahn airports and international flights come to Koh Samui International Airport

Phuket ?

Phuket is an island in the south of Thailand. The island is known for its tropical climate, white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. It is also known for its nightlife, restaurants and bars. Koh Samui is also an island in the south of Thailand. It is known for its tropical climate, white sandy beaches and coconut plantations. It is famous for its Khmer temples and its nightlife

Phuket (or Phucket), has a tropical climate and hot all year round, it is the largest island of Thailand. It is best to go between November and March, the dry season. Phuket is a popular tourist destination with fantastic beaches. Karon beach is the most famous, it is located south of Patong Beach. Kata Noi Beach is smaller and quieter. Patong Beach is the most lively beach and is located on the west coast of the island. There are many restaurants, bars and hotels. On the island, there are many activities to do, such as diving and boating

Travelling in Thailand

Thailand is an Asian country with a great diversity of landscapes. The climate is tropical all year round, with frequent but short showers. It has many islands, two of which are very famous: Phuket and Koh Samui. Each one has its specificities, you will have to choose!

Koh Samui is the largest of the islands off the west-south coast of Thailand. It is located on the archipelago of the islands of the bay of Siam. It is a very touristy destination. Chaweng Beach is the most popular and well-known beach, with many hotels and bars. The beaches of Lamai Beach and Bophut Beach are much less frequented. There are many restaurants all over the island. The town centre is the main tourist attraction and it is possible to hire a scooter to get around the island. Koh Samui is famous for its massages and spas, so take advantage of this!

The best place to relax

Finally, where is the best place to relax? Is Koh Samui a better destination than Phuket? I think so. Koh Samui has less touristy beaches than Phuket, so it’s a great place to relax. Also, the island is bigger, so there are many places to go. Koh Samui has many restaurants and bars but it is less impressive than Phuket. The city centre is smaller which makes it easier for tourists to get around. So I think Koh Samui is a better destination for relaxation and rejuvenation

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