The island of Ko Samui is one of the nation’s most popular tourist destinations and offers a bounty of beautiful tropical places to explore. One of these, in particular, is Taling Ngam.


Taling Ngam is one of the seven provinces of Ko Samui and is situated towards the south-west of the island. The province has a total of five villages, and is known to be a very luxurious tourist destination.

Image Credit: Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas

The Beach

The beach at Taling Ngam is probably the hallmark of the area. The beach is famous for being really shallow, and one can walk for significant distances into the ocean. This factor, coupled with the lush tropical beauty of the area, attracts many travellers.

Image Credit: Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas

The Resorts

The Taling Ngam area is synonymous with luxury travel, although presently there are some budget options available as well. For the most part though, Koh Samui beach hotels that are situated around Taling Ngam, such as Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas offer indulgent and private experiences.

Image Credit: Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas

Thong Krut Fisherman’s Village

If you wish to explore the neighbouring islands by embarking on a voyage within a traditional long-tail boat, then this village is where you’ll be able to procure your ride.

Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+