Bo Phut beach is a more tranquil and select resort on the otherwise busier and more commercial Thai holiday island of Koh Samui. To spend your Bo Phut Beach holidays in one of the gorgeous rental apartments overlooking what is commonly referred to as the best beach on Koh Samui is the perfect getaway for those looking for a relaxing and peaceful holiday.
The first draw for any visitors looking to enjoy their holidays in Bo Phut beach is the beautiful white sandy beach, from where the resort gets its name. Here there are a wealth of watersports available to holidaymakers, including water skiing and scuba diving. Once visitors have taken in the pure natural beauty of this beautiful location, they may wish to explore the Fisherman’s Village, with its wealth of ornate wooden Chinese shops and buildings. Here visitors to Bo Phut will be able to purchase a selection of unique wood-carved gifts and items of furniture, for which the resort has become renowned. There are also a large number of boutiques selling good quality items of clothing and jewellery.
As well as exploring Fisherman’s Village and the gorgeous beach, those visitors looking to further enjoy their holidays in Bo Phut beach may wish to venture further afield and explore a bit more of this idyllic region of Thailand. They may wish to take one of the many guided tours to the nearby islands of Koh Phangan, Sail Rock and Koh Tao. There is also the world famous Ang Thong Marine Park and the less familiar but equally interesting Secret Buddha Garden.
Those lucky travellers looking to enjoy a holiday in the beautiful surroundings of Bo Phut Beach will be interested to know that the region enjoys a subtropical climate. Therefore the average temperatures are generally well into the 30s. There are three notable seasons in Bo Phut Beach; the dry season runs between December and February; the hot season is between March and August; the rainy season is between September and November. Even then though, during your holidays in Bo Phut Beach you may still expect to enjoy plenty of sunny days. The average rainfall for the area is 64 inches, much of this will fall in November.
Travellers looking to enjoy their holidays in Bo Phut Beach will expect to fly to Koh Samui Airport (USM). Airlines offering affordable and regular flights to Koh Samui Airport include Thai Airways, Emirates Airlines, British Airways and Cathay Pacific. Flights depart from several UK airports, including London Heathrow (LHR), Birmingham International (BHX) and Manchester (MAN).