KOH SAMUI!! Big Buddha + Beach Time!! – Thailand

It is my second time in Koh Samui and Destiny Boy first!
We are up to exploring new beaches, finding vegan food, night markets, and indulging Thai massages.
Graceful Big Buddha is also in the mix together with much more of the island.

Here all addresses and extra info from everything you saw on the video:

*While in Koh Samui we will add GPS location due some of the roads being nameless and/or numberless.

Thong Sala Pier
Address: Thong Sala, Koh Phangan
GPS: 9.711206,99.983471

KOH SAMUI!! Big Buddha + Beach Time!! - Thailand

Boats from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui are available several times a day counting with different companies and take around 30-60 min depending on the company you choose.


Vegan Restaurant
Address: 152/5 Moo 2, Bo Put, Koh Samui (GPS: 9.535020,100.059692)
Address in Thai: 152/5 ม.2 ต.บ่อผุด อ.เกาะสมุย
Open from 10 am to 8 pm.

KOH SAMUI!! Big Buddha + Beach Time!! - Thailand

Cheap and traditional vegan Thai food.


Wat Phra Yai -Big Buddha – พระใหญ่
Address: Northeastern Koh Samui, Bo Put, Koh Phan (GPS: 9.570900,100.059843)

Located on an islet called Koh Phan, linked to Samui by a 3km causeway, seats the famous 12 meter Buddha of Wat Phra Yai.
Built in 1972, it is one of the island’s landmark.
Visiting the beautiful temple and surroundings is an enjoyable and recommended experience.


Big Buddha Coffee
Sea view
Address: Wat Phra Yai, Koh Samui (GPS: 9.570306,100.060534)
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/BigBuddhaTemple/
Open from 8:30 am to 4 pm, closed on Sundays.

KOH SAMUI!! Big Buddha + Beach Time!! - Thailand

Around Wat Phra Yai there are many shops and coffee houses, in which we advise to pick a beautiful view to enjoy a tea/coffee after your visit to the temple.


Your Place Resort – ยัวร์ เพลส รีสอร์ท
Beachfront Budget Hotel
Address: 119/21 Moo 2, Chaweng Beach, Bo Put, Koh Samui (GPS: 9.539059,100.070681)
Phone: +66 77 601 062

The cheapest beachfront hotel in Chaweng Beach.


Thai Massage Near Your Place Bar
Address: Chaweng Beach, Bo Put, Koh Samui (GPS: 9.538597,100.071384)

KOH SAMUI!! Big Buddha + Beach Time!! - Thailand


Basilicom Restaurant
Address: 166/27 Moo 2, Chaweng Beach Road, Soi Solo Bar, Chaweng, Koh Samui (GPS: 9.533248,100.064536)
Website: http://basilicom.com/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/basilicomsamui/
Open from 9 am to 12 am.

Coming from Koh Phangan, Samui all the sudden seems very empty of vegan restaurants.
Basilicom is one of the few well-marked vegan-friendly around the island offering western food.


Chaweng Night Market
Address: Chaweng, Koh Samui (GPS: 9.527410,100.059481)


How To Get To Koh Samui

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Magical Meeting With Turtles – Redang Island & Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia

Last day on Redang Island, it’s always hard to say goodbye, a following adventure is the only effective medicine!

One more time we visit Kuala Terengganu, the delicious vegan food we had at the previous stop was the whole time in our minds.
The exotic goods at the market and the alleys of Chinatown have a special charm, one we happily enjoyed.

At last, luggage packed, time to dream about our return.✨🏝

Addresses we visited in Kuala Terengganu:

Kafe Vegan Recipe
Vegan Restaurant
Address: 156, Jalan Kampung Cina, Kampung Banggul, Kuala Terengganu
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Vegan-Recipe-Cafe-504955603024940/
Open from 7:30am to 9:00pm.
*Mr. Tae is such lovely and helpful owner, the food is sensational, a must try vegan’s heaven in KT.

Happy Vege Restaurant – 常悦素食馆
Vegetarian Restaurant
Address: Lot 1768, Temple China, Jalan Kemajuan, Kuala Terengganu
Open from 10:30am-3:00pm and 5:30pm-9:30pm.
*Same owner as Kafe Vegan Recipe, serves buffet-style at lunchtime. Attached to a Buddhist Temple.

Chinatown – Kampung Cina
Address: Jalan Kampung Cina, Kuala Terengganu
*A must see in Kuala Terengganu.

Magical Meeting With Turtles - Redang Island & Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia

Day Market – Pasar Besar Kedai Payang
Address: Jalan Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kuala Terengganu
Open from 8:00am to 6:00pm.

Cé Rase
Address: 1, Jalan Dato’ Isaacs, Kuala Terengganu
Facebooke Page: https://www.facebook.com/cerasehipster/?rf=1901007913447014
Open from 8am-12pm and 4pm-11pm, closed on Wednesdays.

Kafeteria Riverview
Address: 113, Jalan Kampung Cina, Kampung Banggul, Kuala Terengganu
Open from 6:30am to 3:30pm, closed on Mondays.

Kuala Terengganu Beach

Kuala Terengganu Airport – Sultan Mahmud Airport
Address: Jala Lapangan Terbang, Kuala Terengganu
Website: http://www.malaysiaairports.com.my/index.php/component/content/article/15

Magical Meeting With Turtles - Redang Island & Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
Massage time!

To see more about Kuala Terengganu click here.

Addresses we visited in Kuala Lumpur:

Kuala Lumpur International Airport – Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Kuala Lumpur
Address: 64000 Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia
ERL: Express Rail Link connects the airport to the city center.Full schedule here: http://www.kliaekspres.com/plan-buy/schedule/
Bus: http://www.klia.com.my/index.php?m=airport&c=getting_around&id=1&aid=1
Website: http://www.klia.com.my

BMS Organics – Gateway @KLIA2
Organic Vegetarian Restaurant and Shop
Address: L2M-19, Level 2M Terminal Klia2, KLIA2 Arrival Lane, Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Website: http://www.bmsorganics.com/
Open from 6am to 12am.

How To Get To Redang Island

Click here to see how to do it step-by-step.

Top Things To Do In Redang

Click here to check all the best activities on the island.

Where To Stay In Redang

Click here to see our post about it.

Magical Meeting With Turtles - Redang Island & Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia

Where To Go Next

Perhentian Islands, Tenggol Island, Kapas Island.

Time to say goodbye to wonderful Malaysia, coming back is the thought on our minds!
We had a majestic time in beautiful Terengganu and highly recommend it to everyone.
Let us know in the comments below your thoughts on our trip.❤

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