Amazing seafood and thriving nightlife, all within an iconic beach setting: what could be more perfect? Chaweng Beach found on the eastern coast of Koh Samui of Thailand is the virtual embodiment of this and more.
For those wishing to make their way to Chaweng, it is conveniently located a few minutes away from the airport and can be accessed via van, taxi, motorcycle and jeep. Once you arrive at Chaweng, one will never be at a loss of things to do. For one thing, the area is quite famous for attracting large throngs of people searching for diving equipment so as to explore the wonderful mysteries that lie beneath the calm blue surface of the ocean. As a result, a number of dive centres have been opened to cater to this demand. 100 degrees east is one such centre which is a 5 star PADI Dive Resort that prides themselves on being environmentally friendly in all their endeavours. The Searobin Dive Centre on the other hand offers a series of training courses and one on one attention for beginners making it an ideal option for amateur divers to gain experience and learn the lay of the land. For the more experienced divers and snorkelers, the Salamander Dive Centre offers numerous services including facilitating the rental of diving equipment. Furthermore, with Calypso Diving snorkelers can experience the wonderful underwater world that lies beneath the islands of Koh Phangan and Koh Tao as well as the Angthong National Marine Park.
In terms of food, Chaweng Beach is jam-packed with amazing restaurants and bars. For familiar western meals, the Cloud Restaurant and Bar is the best way to go while the Khao San Road Restaurant offers tourists with an amazing breakfast. For cheap yet delicious meals, Ninja is a small scale restaurant that rarely fails to deliver.
Staying at a hotel in Samui means that tourists and travellers alike are given the opportunity to taste and enjoy the most delicious seafood dishes and the Sea Food Centre, located on Chaweng Beach is your best bet for the best seafood around. When choosing a Koh Samui resort to reside in during your stay, several things should feature in your decision making process. Ensure that you opt to stay at a resort such as Anantara Lawana Resort & Spa Koh Samui simply because of its impeccable luxury, amazing seafood and of course, comfort beyond imagination.
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