Showing posts with label Extreme sports Koh Samui. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Extreme sports Koh Samui. Show all posts

Sunday, 3 June 2012

Sporting Activities in Koh Samui

There tons of sporting activities in Koh Samui, including Jet Skiing

A lot of people just have to have to stay active wherever they are even if they are on vacation on a gorgeous island. Sports, after all, are a form of relaxation in itself. If you have already booked that trip to the beautiful Thai island of Koh Samui and are one of those people who eternally look for an adrenaline rush or strive to keep fit, then sports is definitely one of the things to do in Koh Samui.

One of the most interesting and most enjoyable things to do in KohSamui, aside from lounging by the sea all day sipping on your favourite cocktail, playing water sports. The island offers many including swimming, scuba diving, snorkelling, kite boarding, jet ski, sailing, windsurfing and even the exhilarating parasailing.  

Non- water sports are also available in the island from the more traditional sports such as tennis, basketball, badminton, golf and football to the more extreme sports, which include muay thai, go karting, bungee jumping and rock climbing. All these and more can be enjoyed in Koh Samui. There is definitely a sport for everyone of any age.

If you are staying at a hotel that does not have the amenities for you to do one of the sports mentioned above, you may inquire to do any of these sports from the locals or get some help from one of the tourist information sites around the island. 

Usually though, all hotels have information about things to do in Koh Samui. You are in the best of luck if you are staying at luxurious resorts such as the ShaSa Resort since most of them definitely have amenities for most of these sports and can help you arrange a scuba diving or snorkelling trip. 

They can easily map out every detail of that bungee jumping experience you have been wanting to cross out from your bucket list for years. If you don't feel like going out too far and want to do a sport by your room then you should check out ShaSa Resort's swimming pool which is known for breathing view that overlooks the gulf of Thailand. The island is rich and diverse and you will surely never run out of fun activities to do especially sporting activities. 

For people who prefer staying in or shy away from the sun, there are indoor pools, indoor tennis courts and pretty clubhouses to do sports or lounge at. With the numerous things to do in Koh Samui you should never have a dull moment while you are on the island.

Monday, 14 May 2012

Kiteboarding: An Amazing Experience!

Kiteboarding in Koh Samui is an amazing experience (Photo Courtesy of

The strong and refreshing sea breezes do more than make people feel cooler and more invigorated. It also provides the perfect reason to fly kites and in some cases, board them. Kite boarding is a fun-filled activity that never fails to make you feel like a kid again. Nowadays, one of the best Koh Samui attractions involves giant colourful kites that seem alive up in the sky. Tourists and locals alike are starting to participate in this island’s growing fun fare that appeals to people of all ages. Imagine yourself riding a flat board and being carried across the water by a giant kite. Cool huh?

Among Koh Samui attractions, kiteboarding attracts many people because it is safe and is a great way to relieve stress and enjoy life. It is also a great bonding activity among friends and family members. The good thing about kiteboarding in Samui is the fact that you get to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors while getting in touch with a lot of different people, while enjoying a fantastic view of the island.

It is a great sport for the adventurous and after you try it once, don’t be surprised if you get addicted to it. The west coast of Thailand is generally considered to be the country’s kiteboarding hub because of its ideal climate and strong winds which is ideal for the sport. Kiteboarding is liberating and challenging for those who are looking for something different to try. Because it is now one of the most famous Koh Samui attractions, more and more people want to be a part of it. However, don’t be fooled thinking that it’s easy. This sport requires you to be physically fit and to be able to control the force exerted by the kite. It’s great for those who are craving for some strenuous activity. In that area, kiteboarding will never disappoint. It will surely be an exhilarating experience that will be very difficult to forget.

For those who are interested to take part in this water activity yet are hesitant due to lack of experience, there are plenty of schools that are offering kite-boarding courses. No matter how active or not-so active you are, the experts will take you on a step by step prep guide so that you’ll be more than ready when you step on the board. Koh Samui attractions are definitely fun. Kiteboarding is no exception.