One of the most popular destinations on Koh Samui, famous for its fantastic beaches and home to many new hotels, resorts and vacation villas.
The core of this beautiful area is the Fisherman's Village, a traditional town renowned for its old Chinese shop-houses and for its ever popular Friday Walking Market. Bophut also has the reputation for being one of the best places to eat on Samui. The village hosts several fine restaurants and offers a wide choice of cuisines in addition to traditional Thai dishes. The Bophut region also includes the international airport, some of the most beautiful beaches on the island, such as Chaweng, and one of Samui's main attractions, the Wat Phra Yai temple, also known as the Big Buddha Temple.