That is how many people define Koh Samui, and we have to agree with them, because there is a lot to love and enjoy. It is simply phenomenal, and today you are going to discover the most exciting outdoors activities and sports that you can try during your stay!
Here at Boutique Yachting we want you to live the best time of your life when you visit Koh Samui, and rest assured that these activities will gift you precious memories that will stay with you forever. It will happen, and you will love it.
Now, let’s check what this island can offer you!
A favorite by many, both adults and children, and Koh Samui is an ideal destination for practicing this sport. If you want to practice it, then here you have the best beaches:
- Coral Cove
- Choeng Mon
- Ao Phang Kan
- Silver Beach
- Taling Ngam.
Alternatively, you can also practice it in nearby islands like Koh Tao and Koh Nang Yuan.
You can do it in your own if you want your own equipment and experience, but if not, then a tour is recommended. You can join it for approximately $70 USD per person.
Diving and Koh Samui go very well together, because these pristine sapphire waters are so inviting! Koh Tao is the perfect choice, and in fact, it is known around the world as one of the best diving destinations in the world.
The conditions are perfect: the currents and surface are calm, the temperature is perfect and there is lots of exotic marine life. The best time to practice it is from March to September, because this is when underwater visibility reaches its optimal levels for an excellent diving experience.
Another tip: if you want to witness Whale Sharks, then come from February to May.
Practicing scuba diving in Samui will barely cost you $90 USD (approximately), and it is well worth the investment!
If you want to feel like you were walking on the moon but without leaving Koh Samui, then you need to try this unique adventure.
For only $60 USD, you can walk over the bed of the ocean for 4 hours. You do not need any previous experience, and the operator of this activity will give you the equipment necessary.
It is also excellent for children (from 7 years old and up), as it is safe and entertaining. Do not forget to take many underwater photos!
One of the newest water sports that is gaining lots of fans, because it is a different and very exciting experience!
You will be flying over the water by wearing a pair of rocket boosters, and then at will, you can dive the water and emerge like a dolphin jumping over the waves. What could be better than this?
Therefore, if you are looking for something different and extreme, then you need to try Flyboarding. Chaweng is the best beach to practice it, and generally, it will cost you between $70-75 USD.
Combining the best of paragliding and surfing, please welcome kitesurfing, one of the most exciting sports you can practice in Samui!
Just a little of breeze and you will be sailing the waters like a modern pirate, but instead of a ship, you will have a kite and a board. Rest assured that you will have tons of fun!
The best places to practice it are Maenam and Hua Thanon.
If you are looking for a serious rush of adrenaline and adventure, then say no more, because you must try cliff diving, because only a few things are more extreme than diving into the waters of Samui jumping off a cliff!
Now, before you go and look for a cliff, you need to be careful. One of the best places to practice it is Koh Tao, because it has the necessary conditions for a safe practice of this sport. There is a company Good Times Adventures that organizes tours that include this activity.
However, for those with experience and looking for the ultimate extreme experience, then you should explore the Andaman side, especially Railae Beach. Nonetheless, again, be very careful and avoid it if you do not know what you are doing.
It is another great activity, and it will help you to discover many of the natural beauties that Koh Samui has to offer you. From exploring the surroundings of the Ang Thong Marine Park to taking a pleasant paddle around the island, it is up to you.
Usually, the cost for this kind of tour with kayaking to Angthong Marine Park ranges from $60 to 70 USD per person.
If you want to skydive indoors, then you can also find this amazing activity in Koh Samui. We were not kidding you when we said that you can do all sort of things in this island.
Even children can practice it, however, they should weigh at least 20 KG to join. Other than that, everyone can do it!
With air traveling up to 200 kilometers per hour upwards, you will get a guaranteed rush of adrenaline, take it for granted!
If you want to know more about it, then you should contact the company.
If you are up for an adventure into the woods, then look no further than ziplining. You will be flying over the treetops of the jungle of Koh Samui like Tarzan!
Here you will appreciate the magnificent beauty of the island: exotic flora and beautiful waterfalls will accompany you along the way to the coast.
Joining Zip-Line Tour Koh Samui will cost you approximately $90 USD, and in our opinion, it is well worth it.
Absolute Ice Bar: Again, this activity will let you understand why we say that Koh Samui offers you EVERYTHING you can think of, because you do not have to leave this tropical paradise to live a polar adventure! Welcome the Absolute Ice Bar. From the moment you enter they will give you a furry hat and a warm jacket, because it is really cold inside, reaching temperatures below zero. The bar is full of furniture and sculptures made of ice. Do not forget to try some shots of vodka to keep you warm! You will find it in Chaweng and you can visit anytime from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Island Escape Game:
Finally, if you are a fan of escape games, then you are going to love this, because it is the next level. Forget about rooms, because you and your team will have to escape from an island!
You will have a fixed amount of time to solve all the challenge and puzzles to escape from Koh Tan. Kayaking, getting into the woods and crossing over swamps are only a few of the many things you will have to do to escape.
Remember to book it in advance, and all you have to do is to contact Escape the Island.
There is a lot to do in Koh Samui as you can see. There is a perfect activity for every kind of traveler, and we hope that this post helps you to find it!
Anyways, if you still have doubts and question, don’t hesitate to contact us!