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The intrigue of the 12 metre, golden landmark, Big Buddha, brings some visitors to the steps of the monument. For others, this revered figure within the PhraYai Temple grounds is a place to offer gifts of food or incense and meditate, showing respect for Buddha and seeking good fortune. A meditation room, food vendors, and souvenir shops lie at the base of the stairs leading up to this seated idol. Big Buddha is located on the north coast of KohSamui, right next to Big Buddha Beach, a short walk from the temple.

  • Climb the ceremonial stairs to the top of Big Buddha, which provides opportunity for meditation and reflection as well as a great view of the Samui landscape and area beaches.
  • Join in a KohSamui Round Island Tour where a local guide shares details about the Big Buddha monument within the PhraYai Temple and other island sights like the beaches, waterfalls, and grandma and grandpa rocks.
  • Stay at a hotel near to the beloved statue during Samui festivals like the Secret Garden Festival, Loy Kratong or Songkran to be in the middle of the action.

View Big Buddha from the airplane as you land or take off from Samui Airport. Flying into Suratthani airport is less expensive, though travellers will need to take a train, bus or hire a car to get to Donsak’s port for ferry service to the island. Seatran and Raja ferry services offer combination bus and ferry tickets. Buses run day or night with air conditioning options. Once on the island, rent a bicycle, motorbike or car to get around or consider hiring a taxi. Big Buddha sits waiting just off Route 4171 at the end of a little peninsula.

Hotels near Big Buddha

201 hotels near Big Buddha

1 Tango Luxe Beach Villa Samui

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

79/100 Moo.5 T.Bopud A.Koh Samui Suratthani Map

The beachfront Tango Luxe Beach Villa Koh Samui welcomes discerning vacationers to deluxe accommodations and idyllic spaces surrounded by tropical landscape and Gulf of Thailand vista. While on a... More

2 Raya Boutique Hotel

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

99/99 Moo 5 Plailerm soi 5 Map

Sense the island boutique design on one of the world''''s most beautiful destination. Raya Boutique Hotel provides 24 boutique rooms with different sizes. Enjoy Sea view, pool view and Mountain... More

3 Punnpreeda Hip Resort Samui

3 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

32 Moo 4 Bang Rak Beach Map

Surrounded by turquoise seas just off the coast of amazing Thailand, Punnpreeda Hip Resort Koh Samui is rich in culture and beauty. GeneralAfter a tiring day, you can relax at the refreshing... More

4 The Scent Hotel

4 stars
4.7 / 5 3 reviews

58/1 Moo 4, Tambon Bophut (Bangrak Beach), Koh Samui Map

The Scent Hotel Samui welcomes chic travellers to an elegant and tranquil beachfront retreat in this popular Thailand destination. While on a Koh Samui holiday, vacationers can enjoy a relaxing... More

5 Saboey Resort & Villas

3 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

51/4 Moo 4, Tambon Bophut Map

Featuring unobtrusive service, high standards of comfort and pleasant ambience, this charming property is the right choice of accommodation, while visiting Samui. GeneralThe hotel's spa offers a... More

6 Deva Samui Resort and Spa

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

69/34 Moo 5 T.Bophut Map

Deva Samui Resort & Spa is a modern Thai sanctuary that provides an idyllic holiday vacation with its tasteful accommodations, top-notch facilities and tranquil beach setting. This Koh Samui resort... More

7 Samui Boat Lagoon

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

78/36 Moo 5, Plai Leam, Choengmon Map

Tourists in a beach getaway in the picturesque island of Samui find ideal oasis at the self-catering and comfortable accommodations and contemporary facilities of Samui Boat Lagoon. Travellers at... More

8 Punnpreeda Pool Villa Beachfront Samui

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

199 Moo 1 Bang Rak Beach Map

Surrounded by azure water of the Gulf of Thailand and the serene coast of Bang Rak Beach, the Punnpreeda Pool Villa Beachfront complements the bucolic serenity of Koh Samui with its warm spirit of... More

9 Q Signature Samui

4 stars
3.0 / 5 3 reviews

24/73 Moo 5 Boh Phut Map

Discover the perfect place to take a step back from the hectic pace of modern day life and just take it easy, while at Q Signature Samui Beach Resort, which is a luxurious haven for both Thai and... More

10 Melati Beach Resort and Spa

5 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

9/16 Moo 5, Bophut, Thongson Bay Map

Providing exceptional value, courteous service and comfortable accommodation, the Melati Beach Resort and Spa Samui makes your stay pleasant and relaxing one. GeneralThis property provides meeting... More