In the warmest noonday, you may mount the steps, guarded by dragons on either side, one by one until you reach the zenith to find yourself in the presence of a massive golden Buddha, with eyes glazed in a silent reverie, gazing at the end of the world. Mesmerised you will be, once you turn your eyes toward the vista spread beneath your feet. Here in Samui, you will be stirred by sheer loveliness, again and yet again.
The Big Buddha statue is the most popular tourist destination of the island. The seemingly endless stretch of blue waters and the pristine beaches that these waters endlessly kiss, attract visitors from far and wide to this beautiful island too. The wonderful white beach is called by the one that watches over it, silently through stormy rain and scorching sun. The Big Buddha beach is one precious treasure waiting to be discovered indeed.
The beach is a quiet, peaceful haven for those who wish to cherish the hushed tranquillity, away from the fearful dutiful world. Although less frequently visited by tourists, this wonderful stretch of golden sands has quite as much to offer as any of the famous beaches around, that sun lovers frequent around the world.
The Big Buddha beach is slowly opening up to the bustling, dazzling nightlife that many tourists favour. Bars and pubs as well as supermarkets have slowly begun to appear on her shores while guest houses and hotels open friendly doors to anyone seeking shelter. British pubs such as Elephant & Castle and Brahms & Liszt, The BBC as well as many other pubs now hear friendly chatter over dim lights and brimming glass. This place that is conveniently located near the airport is now opening its doors wide to the visitors of the world.
In the Big Buddha beach, being one of the fastest developing areas of Samui hotel accommodation can be found to fit any and every budget. A Samui resort, such as the Anantara Bophut Koh Samui offering luxury and comforts that are unmatched, can be recommended to those who would love to indulge in the finest in hospitality, while also enjoying the magnificence of the sea that shines in the gaze of a golden Buddha.
Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.