Koh Samui Live Web Cam!
Koh Samui Island web cam is the perfect way to enjoy the second largest island of Thailand right from your laptop, phone or other internet connected device.
Located in the Gulf of Thailand this beautiful island is highly regarded for its amazing coconut groves, lush rainforests and its high end luxury resorts and quaint affordable beach bungalows. Our live webcams of Koh Samui will help you to experience the beauty of this region without having to leave home!
Live Stream from Thongson Beach Bungalows and Restaurant, Koh Samui, Thailand
It is about 35km northeast of Surat Thani Town. It is the largest island in the Chumphon Archipelago. It is about 25km wide. It is surrounded by other smaller islands most smaller and less significant.
The island has likely been inhabited for many centuries but written histories are not available to pinpoint any specific era however there is evidence that the inhabitation of the islands date back at least 4 centuries.
It has a lush tropical rainforest in the center of the island with Khoa Pom mountain its largest mountain at 635m. The island is ringed by 51Km of roadway that makes travel easier with smaller veins of roads into the villages and other areas.
The Shack, Fisherman’s Village, Koh Samui, Thailand
The main religion of this island Buddhism as is evidenced by the many temples and statuary that you find through out the island. The people of Koh Samui are welcoming and friendly and love to share their culture with other people.
You cannot talk about Koh Samui without talking about the beautiful Palm fringed beaches that back up to lush fauna. Depending on where you get your information from the name “Koh” can either be spelled traditionally (Koh) or “Ko”. Either way it is the very same place.
Baobab Cam, Koh Samui, Thailand
Before the 20th century this island was very self-sufficient and did not have a lot of contact with the outside world including mainland Thailand but today it is a hub for Thailand!
Koh Samui has become a hot travel destination that delivers excellence when it comes to providing travelers with fun activities and a taste of tropical paradise.
Crystal Bay, Koh Samui, Thailand
Golfers love the region and frequent the Bophut Hills Golf Club. The high end luxury resorts draw in travelers that love to be pampered and experience the finer things in life but this island also delivers plenty of opportunities for budget travelers with small beach rentals all over the coast.
Angthong National Marine Park is a pristine area of beautiful beaches, small islands and limestone peaks, that delivers an authentic tropical experience.
Of course, nothing quite compares to Koh Tao, Tao means Turtle and not only is it a hot bed for turtles but it is the number one destination for scuba divers in Thailand.
From the amazing white sand beaches to the stunning underwater aqua life this place has it all. The words, stunning, pristine and inviting all come to mind when discussing Koh Tao.
Koh Samui is also very rich in culture. The Big Buddha is a 12 foot Buddha than can be seen for km around and is surrounded by smaller temples with other ornate buddhas is a beautiful area to visit on the island.
Travelers with a religious interest in religion or art will also appreciate the beautiful, colorful Wat Plai Laem. The Wat Plai Laem is a Buddhist temple that is also a work of art. Visitors are handed a bag of food when they arrive to feed the fish near the temple. It is a lovely experience.
Stroll through the secret Buddha Garden or spend time by one of the waterfalls, the list of things to do and see in Koh Samui is never ending. Of course, if you cannot get there in person you can always view the live webcams that will let you experience a slice of this beautiful island!
Population: around 65,000 people
Main Attractions: Golfing, beach activities, water sports, the beautiful temples, hidden treasures like the secret Buddha Garden, the Big Buddha and so much more.