Situated in the far north-eastern reaches of the beautiful Thai island of Koh Samui is the resort of Bang Rak Beach. A Bang Rak Beach holiday is one of the best ways to really get away from the rat race and experience complete serenity in idyllic surroundings. The nature of a Bang Rak Beach holiday suggests lazing in the sun all day but the resort also makes a great base from which to explore the rest of the island during your stay.
As well as being able to relax and soak up the sun on a Bang Rak Beach holiday, there are also numerous activities for visitors to enjoy. This includes the likes of elephant trekking, deep sea fishing, kite surfing, swimming, wind surfing, mountain biking, mountaineering, golf, tennis, horse riding and paragliding.
Travellers on a Bang Rak Beach holiday will discover that the island of Koh Samui has many wonderful places to visit. This includes the Naga Pearl Farm in the south of the island around the area of Laem Set. Visitors to the farm will be taken on a 30 minute boat ride out to sea so that they can learn first-hand about how pearls are cultured. Back on shore, there is a small display area with all sorts of marine life in darkened tunnels, as well as a couple of Bengal Tiger cubs and some leopards.
If you are planning a Bang Rak Beach holiday then you will be pleased to hear that Koh Samui experiences a very favourable climate throughout the whole year. The island has two distinctive seasons, a Tropical one and a rainy one. The temperature during the year stays pretty much constant with it reaching as high as 32 degrees Celsius during the months of June and July. The rainy season lasts for approximately 4 weeks and occurs at the end of the year, usually around November. The average annual rainfall amount for the island is 57 inches.
Travellers looking forward to a Bang Rak Beach holiday will be able to land at the only airport on the island, Koh Samui Airport (UMS) which is less than 10 minutes away from the resort. There are several airlines that can offer cheap, frequent flights to Koh Samui which include Bangkok Airways, Qantas Airways, KLM, British Airways and Delta Airlines. Passengers can leave the UK from a variety of airports such as Glasgow (GLA), Belfast (BFS), Cardiff (CWL), Heathrow (LHR) and Newcastle(NCL).