The Big Buddha is one of many Temples located on Koh Samui, literally a 5 minute drive from the villa and close to the great sunset view restaurants the Big Buddha is a great spot to check out mid afternoon then enjoy the sunset on the way home
big buddha coffee [at the temple complex] has great coffee and world famous beef baguettes ,as well as samuis best milkshakes
The big Buddha is a must see . Is one of the biggest Buddha that you will see directly from the plane at your arrival .
Big Buddha temple sits majestically on a small rocky island off Koh Samui’s north-eastern corner. Known locally as Wat Phra Yai, its golden, 12-metre seated Buddha statue was built in 1972 and remains one of the island’s most popular attractions. Set on Koh Faan, Big Buddha temple is reached by a…
This Buddha greets you upon arrival as you fly over it upon arrival. The short walk up to the Buddha offers lovely views over the bay. As well as that you can there a few lovely shops within the grounds as well as lovely local places to rest and have a bite to eat.
“Laid back modern open air shopping mall with a cinema and the best grocery store for imported goods on Samui.”
“These lovely Wats offer a tranquil way to see how the Thai people worship, with an array of different types of Buddha's. We generally take our sketch pads with us for some quiet and relaxing time.”
“Great music venue on the beach with plenty of bars, thumping out great retro music.”
“The Wharf Samui is a stylish cross between a shopping mall and a marketplace. A 5,000 sqm open-air space with 120 units in a mix of eastern and western historical architectural styles, it blends smoothly with the existing attractions of Fisherman’s Village, adding an impressive selection of good-quality products and services to the already excellent shopping in Bophut. ”