Koh Samui is one of the most stunning and extremely visitor-preferred islands in Thailand. Shortened as Samui is a part of the Surat Thani Province of Thailand. With an area of 229 squares-kilometer, it is the 2nd largest island after Phuket. In 2018 the island was visited by over 3 million tourists from backpackers to multi-millionaires. The easiest way to reach here is by flying to the island directly. Before the pandemic, there were more than 20 flights a day from Bangkok to Koh Samui International Airport. If you are arriving at Surat Thani Airport, the easiest way to get to Samui, Koh Phangan, or Koh Tao is by Lomprayah Ferry directly from Surat Thani City.