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Thailand’s second biggest island, Koh Samui is also one of its most popular holiday destinations. It is less crowded compared to the other islands, and though it has been through a lot of transformation since the 80s, it still retained everything idyllic about an island holiday. From stretches of gorgeous beaches and clean, cool ocean air to relaxing spa treatments and yummy seafood – Koh Samui has it all. The main beaches are Nathon, Laem Yai, Bophut, Chaweng, Samui South Coast and Lamai. The other prominent tourist attractions are Nathon (seafront settlement), Namtok Hin Lat (waterfall), Ban Lipa Yai (village with great fresh produce), ld House (200-year old Chinese house), the coral beds at Thong Takhia and Laem Set. There are also snake farm, butterfly garden, Big Buddha Temple, Bophut Elephant Camp, Grandmother and Grandfather Rocks and many more. The crystal-clear waters and stunning corals have brought an increasing number of divers to Koh Samui. It is also considered as one of the safest diving and snorkeling destinations in the world. The island is also great for shopping and dining. It has an exciting nightlife with plenty of beach clubs.