Surat Thani is a province in the lower southern Gulf of Thailand. There are many big and small islands around the province. Koh Pha-Ngan is one of the popular islands in Surat Thani. It will be the favorite island of travellers who love swimming, sunbathing, listening to the sound of waves, going diving or snorkeling. There are many packaged trips to choose, just prepare yourselves for the exciting experiences.
Koh Samui is also on the list of popular islands. Most travellers are fascinated by its white beaches, emerald sea reflecting blue sky. Hat Chaweng and Hat Lamai are the beaches for sunbathing and swimming all day. There are natural beauty of Hin Ta and Hin Yai – a surprising-shaped rocks in Hat Lamai.
Not only beautiful beaches, travellers can also go snorkeling or diving to see beautiful coral reefs, or go to Khao Tha Phet Wildlife and Nature Education Station which is at the 210 meter height above sea level to see the city’s view. Visitors can enjoy seafood at the restaurants around Tapee river or having seafood with the sea view at Aow Ban Don Tai.
There are many delicious food and sweet in Surat Thani including Khanom Jung, Phumriang shell, oyster, Khanom Chin (thin rice noodles) with spicy curry paste in southern style, Khanom Chindae, and bitter beans which has its unique smell.