As the beautiful sea rolls onto the shore in a fine and frothy frenzy, you will once again fall in love with this beautiful Phum Riang village. This quaint little locality located in close proximity to Chaiya is just the treat that you need to enjoy a different edge to traditional Thailand. Predominantly a Muslim village, the surrounding exhibits the typical traditions of Thai Muslim lifestyles. The call to prayer from exquisitely architected mosques combined with the sounds of chirping birds and gushing waves indeed makes Phum Riang one of the most relaxing places in Thailand.
Phum Riang is adorned by so many things Thailand holds dear. One such aspect it is most famously known for is its silk cloth. In different colours and patterns all vibrant to the eyes you will meet dazzling silk that will tempt you to take it home. Soft and excellent in quality, the Phum Riang Village has always been known and famed for its silk production. This is only one of the many highlights of this simple village. You can also find traditional hats made out of leaves, another known highlight of the village. These unique hats make excellent souvenirs to take home.
Phum Riang is a fishing village and all the perks that come with a village of such nature are evident in this location. These include taking part in traditional fishing and savouring ever so fresh sea food delicacies; something you find in plenty. Seafood in Phum Riang is cooked in a unique nature and is sure to leave you craving for more. Ever so fresh, the taste is indeed unbeatable. For the best in seafood try the white shell fish; a one of a kind local delicacy.
After an adventurous day exploring the Samui city and the many surrounding villages, wind down in the Anantara Lawana Resort & Spa, Koh Samui. This Koh Samui Resort is everybody’s favorite hotel in Samui and the reason is apparent the minute you walk into these doors. Lush and luxurious this resort has everything you need to make a star class holiday.