Laem Set Beach is found right down on the
south coast of Koh Samui. It?s one of the
more relaxing areas of the island with a
void of nightlife and shops. You?ll have to
drive 20 minutes to Lamia or 40 to Chaweng
if you want the up scale amenities you may
be used to.
That said, there are a few attractions of
quant charm that make this a special holiday
destination for visitors of all ages. The
Butterfly Garden is up on a hill, with its
tropical greenery habituated by colourful
insects. It?s a pleasant and unusual day
The Samui Aquarium and Tiger Zoo are nearby.
You?ll see many fish and corals, turtles,
sharks, catfishes and other creatures from
the depths of the ocean floor. Visitors can
feed giant turtles in their tanks and even
have their photo taken with a tiger ? don?t
make him angry!
Laem Set has a few high end hotels and
boutique resort and spas first class dining
and dedicated spas. It?s in easy reach of
waterfalls and is really a nature, and
animal, lover?s dream escape. The beach is
soft sand, and a great place for afternoon
Laem Set is as of yet under developed and
quiet. At the rate of development on Samui
reaching shockingly high levels, it?s worth
visiting now before the magic is lost.